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Blues'n Jazz Rallye - Luxembourg

Blues'n Jazz Rallye - Luxembourg
Emaischen - Luxembourg & Nospelt (c) SIP
ING Europe-Marathon - Luxembourg
Dancing procession - Echternach
Medieval Festival - Vianden
e-Lake festival - Echternach
Festival de Wiltz
Festival OMNI - Luxembourg (c) Hervé Montaigu
Fete de la Musique - Dudelange
Butschebuerger Buergfest - Dudelange
Festival Echternach
Fete de la Musique - Luxembourg
Streeta(rt)nimation - Luxembourg
Fete de la Musique - Luxembourg
Nuit des Lampions - Wiltz
Nessmoort Vianden (c) Jengel
Live at Vauban - Luxembourg
National Day - Military Parade
Fête de la musique - Luxembourg
Blues Express
Steam Punk Convention
International Motor Show - Luxembourg
Christmas Market - Luxembourg

Calendar of major events in Luxembourg

Luxembourg never sleeps. Be it theatre or music festivals, traditional processions and big sport events, this is a country on the move. The cultural program includes many village festivals, markets and special events. Schueberfouer, Rock-A-Field, ING Marathon, Nuts Market or Festival of Wiltz, are just a few random words to describe a cultural agenda that always has something on. Find the entire calendar of events online.

Music festival in Luxembourg © Sebastien Grebille

Music, moments and more

Luxembourg never sleeps. Be it because of the famous Rock-a-Field festival, the more classical International Festival of Echternach or due to the Summer in the City Festival,  this is a country on the move. read more

Major events in Luxembourg

Festival International Echternach

2017 - June 09 - July 15
International Festival Echternach


A brilliant idea and a good portion of idealism led to international fame. Since 1975, Echternach, which is situated in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, has been hosting the internationally renowned festival. Famous names like Benny Goodman, Yehudi Menuhi...

summer in the city

2017 - June 16 - September 11
Summer in the City

Luxembourg City

Open air summer campaign in the city of Luxembourg with free concerts at the Place d’Armes and the Place Guillaume II, "Fête de la Musique", music festivals "MeYouZik", "Rock um Knuedler" and Blues’n...

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2017 - June 28 - July 23
Festival de Wiltz


Since the creation of the festival in 1953, this unequalled open theatre, with the castle as setting, is the annual appointment of artists as well as theatrical and musical ensembles of international breadth. In 1953 a handful of people from Wiltz had...

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2017 - June 28 - August 20
City Skyliner Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

The City Skyliner is coming this summer to Luxembourg. The City Skyliner is the highest and most sizzling mobile observation tower of the world. Tarifs: Adults: EUR 7,00 (-1€ with the Luxembourg Card) Children up to 12 years EUR 4,00 ...

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2017 - June 29 - July 02
International equestrian event - "Réiser Päerdsdeeg"


An integral part of the international show jumping scene since 1992, the Réiser Päerdsdeeg attract more than 4,000 visitors each year. The tournament, which boasts international show jumping stars, takes place every year on the Herchesfeld,...

night of the legends esch sur sure

2017 - July 01
Nuit des Légendes


Animation program in the castle area and the village of Esch-sur-Sûre. Series of short plays featuring  dancers, taletellers, musicians, comedians, jugglers, fire-breathers  and many more.  

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2017 - July 02
J.P. Morgan City Jogging

Luxembourg City

Running and Nordic Walking through the most beautiful corners of the city and without time constraints. Distance choice of 6 or 10 km. Departure at 10:00 am at the Coque


2017 - July 08
Blues Express


Free open-air blues-music festival in Differdange and Lasauvage.       Pictures: © Claude Piscitelli

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2017 - July 08
Nuit des Merveilles


The Nuit des Merveilles welcomes each year professional street artists from tightrope walkers to circus poets, stilt-walkers, puppeteers, mimics, musicians, hat designers and many more to the delight of audiences of all ages. La Nuit des Merveilles is...

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2017 - July 15
Festival MeYouZik

Luxembourg City

World MeYouZik: a festival of colorful sounds This open-air festival, dedicated exclusively to world music, is supported by a variety of artists. It takes place on three public places in the city center (Place Guillaume, Clairefontaine and Saint Esprit)...

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2017 - July 15 - 16
Festival International de la Bande Dessinée


Over 100 stalls offering goods for sale on the Festival site and around twelve refreshment stalls create the atmosphere of a fair and flea market. Visitors will find a wide range of new and second-hand comic books, original drawings, posters, figurines,...

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2017 - July 16
Rock um Knuedler

Luxembourg City

International rock-pop headliners and Luxembourg’s best rock bands are sharing two stages in the very heart of the city of Luxembourg. Fans of rock music are spoiled for choice. Since it began in 1991, "Rock um Knuedler" has been free to...

kanner in the city

2017 - July 28 - 29
Kanner in the City

Luxembourg City

Games festival for kids in the city centre. Games and workshops for children between 3 and 14 years.

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2017 - July 29
Blues'n Jazz Rallye

Luxembourg City

Swing along the Fortress of Luxembourg Against the backdrop of the impressive Unesco world heritage site, over different Jazz and Blues bands will perform in different venues and  bars in the lower town of Clausen, Grund and Pfaffenthal from 4.00 p...

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2017 - July 29 - August 06
Medieval Festival in Vianden


The medieval festival is one of the annual highlights of Vianden castle. Knight camps, medieval tournament shows, fire shows, singers, jugglers, calligraphy demonstrations, music and a nice medieval market with handicraft exhibitors and medi...

welleschter kirmes

2017 - July 29 - 31
Welleschter Kirmes


Folklore festival in the typical Moselle village of Wellenstein. Games, concert, dancing, local gastronomic specialities, exhibition. Saturday: 7pm > Vernissage of the exhibition (also open on Sunday and Monday 11am – 12am) Sunday...

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2017 - August 11 - 13
e-Lake Festival


This is the open air party called e-Lake, a huge dancefloor with 10.000 people capacity, showcasing live concerts, live-acts and DJ sets.    

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2017 - August 11 - 12

Luxembourg City

It’s well worthwile to take a stroll through the pedestrian zone. You will encounter about thymie different mimes, stilters, travelling musicians, tumblers and crazy fantastic creatures who will take you to a coloured fantasy world of poetry and...

leiffraweschdag greiveldange

2017 - August 15


Folklore festival. Work and play of yesteryear, Luxembourg food, national and international folklore in the village streets, sale of regional products.

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2017 - August 23 - September 11

Luxembourg City

Large funfair on the Glacis Square, founded by John the Blind, Count of Luxembourg and King of Bohemia, in 1340. It continues the tradition of the folk fair. With roller coasters, giant wheel, traditional cinema, thrilling games, sweets, candy and...

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2017 - August 25 - 27
Concours d'Elégance & Luxembourg Classic Days


With a focus on classic cars and motorbikes, the Grand Duchy’s most famous and prestigious automobile event takes place in Mondorf. The "Concours d'Elégance" is organized by the charity "Make a Wish" and is held in...

escher kulturlaf

2017 - September 02
Sudstroum - Escher Kulturlaf


10th anniversary of the Sudstroum Escher Kulturlaf between Esch-Belval & Esch-Alzette The Sudstroum Escher Kulturlaf combines three values: Run, Culture & Fair.  Since its creation in 2007, the event has continued to grow and has seen the n...

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2017 - September 03
La Charly Gaul


La Charly Gaul is a Gran Fondo or cyclosport-race (brevet cyclosportif) authorized by the Fédération du Sport Cycliste Luxembourgeois (FSCL). The race is open for every cyclist older than 14 years. Since 2008, start and finish of La Charly...

fete du raisin et du vin grevenmacher

2017 - September 08 - 10
Wine and Grape Festival


These celebrations offer a festive opportunity for our growers in order to promote their products: worldwide recognized and appreciated wines and "crémants", as testified by the numerous medals won at competitions. Friday: 8&nbs...

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2017 - September 09 - 10
Butschebuerger Buergfest


A variety of minstrels, jugglers and performers show off their skills at the Butschebuerger Buergfest. An entertaining program is offered on different stages and on an entire market area artisans present their products, musicians, charming stilt-goers,...

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2017 - September 13 - 17
ITTF European Table Tennis Championships 2017 Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

The biggest and most prestigious table tennis event in Europe. More than 40 participating countries. Around 600 participants including players, coaches, delegates, referees & umpires, medical staff and invited guests.     Venue: N...

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2017 - September 15 - 17
Riesling Open


Riesling Open Tag Wormeldange offers tastings and sales of wine and champagne of the wineries participating in the event. Each year, Riesling Open promises to be a real feast in the village on the Route du Vin. The event begins with the crowning of...

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2017 - September 23 - 24
Anno 1900 - Steampunk Convention


Victorian-style dress, steam trains, an electric factory housing exhibitions, workshops and music - it’s all about Steampunk, a glimpse at what our world might look like if electricity hadn’t been invented and if steam power still reigned...

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2017 - September 24
ING Route du Vin


ING Route du Vin Half marathon (21.098 km), more than 50 years ago, was the first ever held road race in Luxembourg and since then organized every year along the Mosel riverside. Although the best runners are belonging to the Top 100 in the world, most ...

philharmonie luxembourg

2017 - October - November
Luxembourg Festival

Luxembourg City

The Luxembourg Festival 2016 brings together outstanding productions by the Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg and the Philharmonie in October and November.      
Upcoming date : soon to be announced


2017 - October 14 - 21
BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open


BGL BNP Paribas has supported this international women's tennis tournament, organised by the IWTP, since it was first held in 1991. In 2005, BGL BNP Paribas became the name sponsor of the tournament, which took the name BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg...

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2017 - October 14 - 22
Home & Living Expo

Luxembourg City

The autumn fair is an unmissable, “something for everyone” business event centred on products, services and collections for anyone with building, renovation or decoration plans in mind.

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2017 - October 14
Night of museums

Luxembourg City

On the occasion of the "Nuit des Musées" (Night of the Museums), the museums will open their exhibitions and collections to the public from 6 p.m. until 1 a.m. (some until 2 a.m.), and entertain visitors on this late opening with a rich...

red rock challenge

2017 - October 14 - 15
Red Rock Challenge


On the second weekend in October the fourth edition of the "Red Rock Challenge" is held in southern Luxembourg. During these two days, the region is completely under the sign of mountain biking, running, and nordic walking competitions. The...

veiner nessmoort nutmarket

2017 - October 15
Veiner Nëssmoort


Nutmarket The day before the Nutmarket, each association will start to harvest the nuts which they will need for the nut-market. Like in the previous years, the harvest of nuts will be proceeded with the help of a joggle-machine. This machine makes a qu...

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2017 - October 21 - November 03
Trauliicht weeks (Halloween)


An old tradition in the Luxembourg Ardennes, was to use lanterns with frightening faces carved into beets and place the lanterns near to the stables to keep bad spirits and illnesses away from animals. Different activities will be organized around this...

d miselerland brennt distillery day

2017 - October 22
D'Miselerland brennt - Distillery day


D'Miselerland brennt ! On last sunday in october, the distilleries of Luxembourg Moselle open their doors for the public. You're invited to experience this day distillation on view, great spirits tasting, culinary specialities and much more. ...

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2017 - November 03 - 12
Octave in honor of St Willibrord


The Octave in honor of St Willibrord will be celebrated during the week of November 7th. A large pilgrimage will allow pilgrims to pray, during a week, on the grave of St Willibrord, the second protector of the archdiocese. They will celebrate the holy...

haupeschfest berdorf

2017 - November 04 - 05


On Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th of November, the "Haupeschfest", the day of St. Hubert, is celebrated in Berdorf. You can purchase art craft and local products in more than 100 booths set along the main road in Berdorf. A varied animation...

haupeschmaart munshausen

2017 - November 05


Traditional spirited market of regional products.

Wanterfeeling Sanem

2017 - November


The event "Wanterfeeling" takes place in the breathtaking scenery of the castle park in Sanem. Many culinary specialities and animations are offered to the visitors.           © Claude Piscitel...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2017 - November 17 - 19
International Motor Show Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

True to tradition the International Motor Show of Luxembourg rounds off the motorsport season on a high note. The show brings together sports cars and motorbikes, exceptional models, as also competition and collectors cars allowing the hordes of...

trail uewersauer

2017 - November 19
Trail Uewersauer


Ultra Trail (50,1 km) Sprint trail (10 km) Team trail (50,1 km) & Kids Trail (2 km) Nordic Walking & Walking parcours   Impressions from 2014: Video  

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2017 - November - December
Christmas Market Esch-sur-Alzette


The Christmas market in Esch sur Alzette is an opportunity to recapture the magic of the Christmas season with all its traditions: many exhibitors, artisans, food lovers and attractions await kids and grown-ups on the Place de l'Hôtel de...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

Winterlights, Christmas, Luxembourg

2017-2018 - November - January

Luxembourg City

The City of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg City Tourist Office present "Winterlights", the festival of lights and animation that plunges the heart of the millenary city of Luxembourg in a magical, wonderful and romantic decor with its Christmas...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2017 - November 23 - December 24
Christmas Markets Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

Each year , the traditional Christmas markets in Luxembourg city turn the Place d'Armes, the Place de la Constitution and the Place de Paris in a real Christmas village. For a month, the main square of the capital is covered with small wooden huts,...

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2017 - December 08 - 17
Medieval Christmas Market


Christmas market with typical chalets, christmas gifts, daily concerts on the christmas stage and animation in the medieval village.    

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2017 - December 08 - 23
Christmas Market Differdange


The Christmas Market takes place in the city center of Differdange. Fun is guaranteed for the whole family while iceskating on the 300m2 ice rink.

luxembourg light nights

2017 - December
Luxembourg Light Nights

Luxembourg City

The City of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg City Tourist Office invite you to discover the Luxembourg Light Nights on Thursday 8th, Friday 9th and Saturday 10th of December 2016. For the second edition Luxembourgish artists will present a real opera of...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

foire vakanz

2018 January 12 - 14
Tourism Fair "Vakanz"

Luxembourg City

Vakanz - 3 days of travel, encounters and discoveries Vakanz, the Greater Region's largest travel and general tourism trade fair, is held annually over 3 days in January, with more than 200 exhibitors from all over the world, at stands covering an a...


2018 January 26 - 28
Luxembourg Euro Meet

Luxembourg City

Welcome to the 19th edition of Luxembourg Euro Meet 2017. Join one of the best long course swimming events in the heart of Europe. Approved athletes: Alain Bernard, Ian Thorpe, Coralie Balmy, Velimir Stepjanovic, Katinka Hosszu, Zsuszana Jakabos, Hu...

carnival parade diekirch

2018 February 11
Carnival Parade Diekirch


Carnival cavalcade with more than 60 floats and groups. Start of the parade: 2:30 pm (route de Gilsdorf) Estimated arrival time: 6:00 pm (Cultural center « Al Seeërei ») Musical entertainment from 4:00 pm on followed by ...

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2018 February 14
Stréimännchen / Stréifrächen


End of Carnival on Ash Wednesday. Young folk parade a large straw "guy" ("Stréimännchen") through the streets of the town. On the Moselle bridge they set it alight and throw it into the river. It signifies the end of the...

de klenge maarnicher festival

2018 February - June
De klenge Maarnicher Festival


Music Festival in the Luxembourg Ardennes with national artists and well-known international artists.
Upcoming date : soon to be announced


2018 February 18

Bonfire Day A large wooden cross is set on fire in order to figuratively "burn the winter". Start time varies from town to town.        

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2018 February 22 - March 04
Luxembourg City Film Festival

Luxembourg City

The Festival aims to be a platform for discovering films made in/with Luxembourg, offering feature and short films, documentaries and fiction together with one-off events. Throughout the festival, alongside the screenings, audiences can meet the most...

printemps musical

2018 February - April
Printemps Musical

Luxembourg City

The renowned "Printemps Musical" jazz and world music festival features every year an innovative series of jazz and world music concerts and hosts both prestigious international artists as well as new talents worth discovering. Concerts take...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

ing eurocross & eurotrail diekirch

2018 February 25
ING Eurocross & Eurotrail


Eurocross is an annual international cross country running competition which takes place in Diekirch,  in February. There are two major races: a 10.2 km race for men and a 5.3 km race for women. In addition to these primar...

carnival parade esch sur alzette

2018 March 04
Carnival Parade Esch-sur-Alzette


Carnival Parade.

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2018 March 11
Carnival Parade Pétange


The cavalcade of Pétange is the oldest and largest carnival parade in the country. Vibrant, diverse and internationally oriented, it has long since gained recognition and remains year after year a great public success.

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2018 March 11
Carnival Parade Remich


Great procession through the streets of Remich.

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2018 March 21 - 25
Springbreak Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

SPRINGBREAK LUXEMBOURG discover the spring trends and have fun! The spring faire, an unmissable commercial and promotional event, is the perfect place in which to prepare for summer. It spotlights gastronomy, wine and the art of the table, as well as ...

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2018 March 30 - 31
Explore Luxembourg - discovery day

Luxembourg City

Visit the tourism stakeholders from across Luxembourg. Discover Luxembourg’s touristic diversity Find out where the tourist attractions are Get to know when major tourist events take place Listen to live music and taste regio...

emaischen luxembourg

2018 April 02
Emaischen Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

Traditional celebration of Emmaus. Early on Easter Monday, a motley crowd jostles behind the Palace of the Grand Dukes on the small square of the Fishmarket, to buy one of the small whistling birds ("Péckvillercher") – made in...

emaischen nospelt

2018 April 02
Emaischen Nospelt


On Easter Monday.

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2018 April 21 - May 06

Luxembourg City

Traditional Pilgrimage (since 1666) to honour Our Lady of Luxembourg, the patron saint. Lasts from the third to the fifth Sunday after Easter and represents the main religious ceremony of the country.

mill man trail echternach

2018 April 29
Mill Man Trail Echternach


Mountainbike trail from 25 - 40 - 70 or 100 km. More information on www.mullerthalcycling.com Participation fees: 25 km   - 8 €uro 40 km   - 10 €uro 70 km   - 12 €uro 100 km...

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2018 April
DKV Urban Trail

Luxembourg City

Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 May 12
ING Night Marathon Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

At dusk, in the narrow streets and alleys of the old town, never-ending rows of spectators standing on both sides of the course, absolute pandemonium at Place Guillaume II, the quiet green parks in the city centre, small festivals in the exclusive...

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2018 May 12
Night of the Cathedrals

Luxembourg City

The cathedral of Luxembourg is one of the sights most worth seeing in the capital city and is a unique building of the Grand Duchy which is of great spiritual, cultural and historical importance. During the event you can discover the sacred building,...

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2018 May 19 - 21
Wine, Taste, Enjoy - The Pentecost Open Wine Cellars weekend


Wine, Taste, Enjoy – The Pentecost Open Wine Cellars weekend On the weekend of Pentecost winegrowers and wine cellars and some distilleries between Grevenmacher and Schengen will open their doors under the motto “Wine, Taste, Enjoy". Th...

museum festival luxembourg city

2018 May
Museum Festival

Luxembourg City

Free entrance to the temporary and permanent exhibitions in 44 museums and art centers throughout the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. A varied cultural program, with guided tours, workshops, performances, meetings with artists, conferences, concerts, tasting...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 May
Gala des Etoiles

Luxembourg City

After the great successes over the past four years, the Grand-Théâtre in Luxembourg city will host a new edition of the “Gala des Etoiles”. In addition to Megastar Vladimir Malakhov, internationally acclaimed stars of the Ballet...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced


2018 May
Schleck Gran Fondo


Program Friday 19 May 2017 3 pm – 7 pm • Packet pickup @ Townhall Mondorf-les-Bains 6 pm – 11pm • Pasta Party @ Casino 2000 7 pm • Safety Briefing @ Casino 2000 8 pm • Meet & Greet Fränk...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

geenzefest wooltz

2018 May 21
Geenzefest Wooltz


On Whit Weekend. The superb float with the Broom Queen and her six Ladies of Honour is being introduced by a wide variety of music bands and folkloristic groups. Before and after the Corso, the spectators are welcome for full entertainment at the inner ...

dancing procession of echternach

2018 May 22
Dancing procession of Echternach


Echternach, already famous for its Benedictine abbey founded by St. Willibrord (698), which experienced its days of splendour in the Middle Ages thanks to its gold illumination studios, owes its world renown to its Dancing Procession (or Hopping...

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2018 May - June
SKODA Tour de Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

The participants of the Cycling pass through the whole Grand Duchy, through cities like Luxembourg, Mersch or Diekirch. ŠKODA Luxembourg is the main sponsor of the Tour since 2005 and strives to improve the event year after year. Stages: ...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

festival omni luxembourg city

2018 June
Festival OMNI

Luxembourg City

The splendid open air square of the Neumünster Abbey is the ideal location for outstanding concerts. Photo: (c) Hervé Montaigu
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 June
Useldeng am Mëttelalter


Though only called into life a few years ago, the medieval festival held near the castle is a very popular annual event.
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

Fête de la Musique Luxembourg

2018 June 15 - 21
Fête de la Musique

Luxembourg City

Great popular demonstration which honors musicians and interpreters, amateurs or professionals who'd like to take part in it. Over 6 days, 25 different organizers will offer concerts all over the country. Twenty-two stages will be erected in Lux...

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2018 June 17
IRONMAN 70.3 Luxembourg-Région Moselle


Triathlon in the tri-border region at the eastside of Luxembourg - commonly known worldwide for the treaty of Schengen signed 1985, which is one of the milestones of today’s Europe. Be part of the IRONMAN 70.3 Luxembourg and experience a race in...

Military Parade Luxembourg

2018 June 22 - 23
National Day in Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

National Day in Luxembourg was originally meant to celebrate the Grand-Dukes birthday, which started once with the birthday of Grand Duchess Charlotte, which is on January 23rd. As the date of her birthday was in winter, the celebrations were postponed...

open air konstfestival lellgen

2018 June 23
Open Air Konstfestival Lellgen


For the 25th year running Lellingen a  this charming Ardennes village is transformed into a living outdoor art gallery. Known beyond the borders of the country, the festival attracts more than 4,500 visitors a year. Artists creating their works on ...


2018 June 29 - July 01
Agricultural Fair


The agricultural fair “Foire Agricole” in Ettelbruck, organized by the city itself, has been for many years the showcase of the Luxembourgish farming industry. It’s the place to be for all kinds of professions from the green sector...