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Rock Classics - Beaufort

Fete de la Musique - Luxembourg
Medieval Festival - Vianden
Blues'n Jazz Rallye - Luxembourg
Streeta(rt)nimation - Luxembourg
e-Lake festival - Echternach
Kanner in the City - Luxembourg
Rock-A-Field © annakatina.com
Nuit des Lampions - Wiltz
Festival de Wiltz
Festival OMNI - Luxembourg (c) Hervé Montaigu
Medieval Festival - Vianden
Fete de la Musique - Dudelange
Festival Echternach
Live at Vauban - Luxembourg
Butschebuerger Buergfest - Dudelange
International Motor Show - Luxembourg
Emaischen - Luxembourg & Nospelt (c) SIP
ING Europe-Marathon - Luxembourg
Rock Classics - Beaufort
Dancing procession - Echternach
Nessmoort Vianden (c) Jengel (2)
Festival Echternach
Fete de la Musique - Luxembourg
Live at Vauban - Luxembourg
Christmas Market - Luxembourg
National Day - Military Parade
Blues Express - Fond-de-Gras
Rock-A-Field © annakatina.com
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.

Major events in Luxembourg

festival international echternach

2015 - September 04 - October 22
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...

philharmonie luxembourg

2015 - October 07 - November 25
Luxembourg Festival

Luxembourg City

The Luxembourg Festival 2015 brings together outstanding productions by the Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg and the Philharmonie in October and November.      

home & living expo luxembourg city

2015 - October 10 - 18
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.

night of museums luxembourg city

2015 - October 10
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...

veiner nessmoort nutmarket

2015 - October 11
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...

bourglinster castle

2015-2016 - October 11 - July 10
Music Festival Bourglinster


The castle of Bourlingster hosts every year the renowned festival de Bourglinster. 

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2015 - October 17 - 25
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...

fishermans friend strongmanrun luxembourg

2015 - October 18
Fisherman's Friend StrongmanRun Luxembourg


The Fisherman’s Friend StrongmanRun in Luxembourg – the Luxembourg version of the largest obstacle course run in the world. The roughly 4,000 runners must cover 11 kilometres twice on one of the most spectacular and hardest courses of the en...

trauliicht get gebrannt halloween

2015 - October 31
Trauliicht gët gebrannt (Halloween)


Old Ardennes tradition on the return of the cattle to the cowshed. While guarding the cattle, the boys of the village hollow out beet to hold candles. At nightfall, before taking the cattle back, they took great pleasure in frightening women and girls...

marche echternach

2015 - October 17
Culture Marathon Echternach


The Echternach Marathon is the oldest marathon in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Distances: Marathon (individual and three-person team) or short distance of 7 km • Departure : between 2 and 3 pm in the center of Echternach close to the Dën...

octave in honor of st willibrord echternach

2015 - November 05 - 15
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

2015 - November 07 - 08


Arts & Crafts market in the streets of Berdorf with animation, food & drinks

haupeschmaart munshausen

2015 - November 08


Traditional spirited market of regional products.

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2015 - November 20 - 22
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...

Winterlights, Christmas, Luxembourg

2015 - November 21 - December 24

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...

christmas market esch sur alzette

2015 - November - December
Christmas Market Esch-sur-Alzette


The Christmasmarket 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

christmas market luxembourg

2015 - November - December
Christmas Market Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

Each year in December, the traditional Christmas market in Luxembourg city turns 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 w...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

trail uewersauer

2015 - November 22
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  

medieval christmas market dudelange

2015 - December
Medieval Christmas Market


Christmas market with typical chalets, christmas gifts, daily concerts on the christmas stage and animation in the medieval village.
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

live at vauban luxembourg city

2015 - December
Live at Vauban

Luxembourg City

Renowned music festival with a series of  rock, pop and blues concerts in different concerts halls of the capital. "Live at Vauban" was launched in 1995 when Luxembourg was European City of Culture.
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

tourism fair vakanz

2016 - January 15 - 17
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...

coque luxembourg

2016 - January 29 - 31
Luxembourg Euro Meet

Luxembourg City

International swimming competition.

carnival parade diekirch

2016 - February 07
Carnival Parade Diekirch


Carnival cavalcade with more than 50 floats and groups.

streimannchen streifrachen remich

2016 - February 10
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...


2016 - February 14

Bonfire Day A large wooden cross is set on fire in order to figuratively "burn the winter".

ing eurocross & eurotrail diekirch

2016 - February 21
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...

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2016 - February 25 - March 06
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 luxembourg city

2016 - March - May
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

carnival parade petange

2016 - March 06
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.

carnival parade remich

2016 - March 06
Carnival Parade Remich


Great procession through the streets of Remich.

emaischen luxembourg

2016 - March 28
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

2016 - March 28
Emaischen Nospelt


On Easter Monday.

octave luxembourg city

2016 - April 16 - May 01

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

2016 - April 24
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...

international dance day

2016 - April 29
International Dance Day


In 1982 the Dance Committee of the ITI founded International Dance Day to be celebrated every year on the 29th April, anniversary of Jean-Georges Noverre (1727-1810), the creator of modern ballet. The intention of the «International Dance Day...

foire de printemps luxembourg city

2016 - May
Foire de Printemps

Luxembourg City

The SPING FAIR, 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 the latest from the electrical appliance, garden, well-being and...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

night of the cathedrals luxembourg city

2016 - May
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. On the 11th May you can discover the sacred building,...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

museum festival luxembourg city

2016 - May 14 - 15
Museum Festival

Luxembourg City

Free entrance to the temporary and permanent exhibitions in the museums of the "Statermuséeën" (Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain, Musée national d’histoire et d’art, Musée national...

gala des etoiles luxembourg city

2016 - May
Gala des Etoiles

Luxembourg City

Prima Ballerina Svetlana Zakharova in Luxembourg After the great success over the past two years, the Grand-Théâtre in Luxembourg city will host a new edition of the “Gala des Etoiles”. In addition to the Prima Ballerina Assolut...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

geenzefest wooltz

2016 - May 16
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

2016 - May 17
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...

marche de l armee diekirch

2016 - May 21 - 22
Marche de l'Armée


12, 20 or 40 km hike.

ing night marathon luxembourg

2016 - May 28
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...

skoda tour de luxembourg

2016 - June
SKODA Tour de Luxembourg

Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2016 - June 09 - 12
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,...

Fête de la Musique Luxembourg

2016 - June
Fête de la Musique

Luxembourg City

Music festival Great popular demonstration which honors musicians and interpreters, amateurs or professionals who'd like to take part in it. Free entrance.  
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

ironman 70 3 luxembourg remich

2016 - June 18
IRONMAN 70.3 Luxembourg


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 second IRONMAN 70.3 Luxembourg and experience a...

journees internationales des metiers d art bourglinster

2016 - June
Journées Internationales des Métiers d'Art


Upcoming date : soon to be announced

summer in the city

2016 - June 21 - September 07
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...

national holiday luxembourg

2016 - June 22 - 23
National Holiday Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

Traditional festivities. Patriotic parades, religious services, concerts, dances. Luxembourg City: The eve of the National Holiday (22/06) is a gala occasion for the capital city. Grand fireworks will illuminate the Pétrusse Valley. Rock, pop...

open air konstfestival lellgen

2016 - 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 ...

festival de wiltz

2016 - June - July
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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

night of the legends esch sur sure

2016 - June
Nuit des Légendes


Night of the Legends 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.   ...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced


2016 - July 01 - 03
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 ...

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2016 - July


For three days in July, this outdoor festival with camping on site meets up to 15000 fans Herchesfeld near Roeser, and hosts national and international artists.       Video Credits: Jens Lumm (www.jenslumm.com) Photo ...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

j p morgan city jogging luxembourg city

2016 - July 03
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.


2016 - July 09
Blues Express


Free open-air blues-music festival in Differdange and Lasauvage.     Spot TV Blues Express 2015 Blues Express 11. Juli 2015 zu Lasauvage an um Fond-de-Gras Posted by Ville de Differdange on Dienstag, ...

festival omni luxembourg city

2016 - July
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

nuit des merveilles bettembourg

2016 - July
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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

festival meyouzik luxembourg city

2016 - July 16
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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2016 - July 16 - 17
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,...

rock um knuedler luxembourg city

2016 - July 17
Rock um Knuedler

Luxembourg City

Music festival. International rock-pop headliners and Luxembourg’s best rock bands are sharing two stages in the very heart of the city of Luxembourg at Place Guillaume II, also called the "Knuedler". Fans of rock music are spoiled for c...

welleschter kirmes

2016 - July
Welleschter Kirmes


Folklore festival in the typical Moselle village of Wellenstein. Games, concert, dancing, local gastronomic specialities, exhibition.
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

Beaufort castle

2016 - July
Rock Classics @ Beaufort Castle


Rock Classics Line up 2015   26.07.2015: Sabaton and Special Guest:  Powerwolf & Bloodbound 27.07.2015: Status Quo 28.07.2015: Dream Theater / Queensrÿche / Fish 31.07.2015: Clueso   More info: www.beaufor...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

blues n jazz rallye luxembourg city

2016 - July 30
Blues'n Jazz Rallye

Luxembourg City

Swing along the Fortress of Luxembourg Against the backdrop of the impressive Unesco world heritage site, 50 different Jazz and Blues bands will perform in 11 venues and 12 bars in the lower town of Clausen and Grund from 7 pm on. “Marching Bands&...

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2016 - July 30 - August 07
Medieval Festival


Knight camps, medieval tournament shows and plays, fire shows, ballade singers and minstrels, jugglers, calligraphy, birds of prey, vivacious music and a nice medieval market with exhibitors of handicraft, full of surprising items and delicacies...

gala tour de france esch sur alzette

2016 - August
Gala Tour de France


Since 1996, ACC Contern organises an annual road race with, as the main attraction, the internationally-renowned hero cyclists from the Tour de France. 
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

deifferdéng live

2016 - August
Déifferdéng Live


Picture: © Claude Piscitelli The festival "Déifferdeng Live" which welcomes many groups of different types of music takes place in summer, especially on Fridays in August.
Upcoming date : soon to be announced


2016 - August

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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

night market esch sur sure

2016 - August
Night Market


At dusk, thousands of people pass through the narrow streets of Esch-Sauer, where amateur markets and flea markets offer anything your heart desires, from antique furniture to precious ceramics and  craft articles.  
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

e lake festival echternach

2016 - August 11 - 14
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.    

leiffraweschdag greiveldange

2016 - 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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2016 - August 19 - September 07

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...

concours d elegance & luxembourg classic days mondorf les bains

2016 - August
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 from the 29th until the 30th August. It is the third time that the "Concours d'Elégance" is...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

escher kulturlaf

2016 - September 03
Sudstroum - Escher Kulturlaf


The "Sudstroum - escher kulturlaf" is a running event that should not be missed, it combines sports and music. After the run, the sportive side of the event will be completed by a festive part. The lighting of the blast furnaces will creat...

affiche kreinung roxann

2016 - September 09 - 11
Fête du Raisin et du Vin


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 competition...

fete medievale butschebuerger buergfest dudelange

2016 - September
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,...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2016 - September 16 - 18
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 the...

book festival vianden

2016 - September
Book Festival Vianden


For two days, Vianden Castle is the meeting point for collectors and lovers of culture and literature. Booksellers, antiquarians, collectors and publishers exhibit their works. Program: author readings, workshops, exhibitions, concerts. www.cite-littera...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2016 - September
Nuit des Lampions


Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2016 - September 25
ING Route du Vin


Half-Marathon along the Moselle river.   Go to registration