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, 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


Major events in Luxembourg

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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:...

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2018 - March 04
Carnival Parade Esch-sur-Alzette


Carnival Parade.

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2018 - March 10 - April 28
De klenge Maarnicher Festival


Music Festival in the Luxembourg Ardennes with national artists and well-known international artists.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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2018 - April 02
Emaischen Nospelt


Traditional folk festival 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...

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2018 - April 29
Mill Man Trail Echternach


Mountainbike trail from 25 - 40 - 70 or 100 km. More information on Participation fees: 25 km   - 8...

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2018 - May 06
Mullerthal Trail Season Opening


Mullerthal Trail Season Opening - Launch of the hiking season 2018 The hiking event Mullerthal Trail Season Opening launches the start of the hiking...

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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...

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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...

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2018 - May 18 - 19
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...

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2018 - May 19 - 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...

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2018 - May 19 - 20
Koll an Aktioun


Since 2014, Koll an Aktioun festival offers a varied programme for both a family audience and culture lovers in general. Besides national and...

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2018 - May 20 - 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...

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2018 - May 22
Hopping 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...

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2018 - May 26 - 27
Gala des Etoiles

Luxembourg City

“A Breeze of Russian Seasons” After the great success of the last five years, with dancers like Svetlana Zakharova, Lucia Lacarra and...


2018 - May 26
Schleck Gran Fondo


Program Friday, 25 MAY 2018 03:00 p.m. Registration & Packet Pickup @ Townhall, Mondorf-les-Bains Gran Fondo Village opens Pump Track Kids Bike...

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2018 - May 30 - June 03
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...

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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 09 - 10
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.

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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...

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2018 - June 15 - 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...

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2018 - June 21 - 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...

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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...

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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...

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2018 - 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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced


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...

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2018 - June - July
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....
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 - June 30
Nuit des Légendes


Animation program in the castle area and the village of Esch-sur-Sûre. Series of short plays featuring  dancers, taletellers, musicians,...

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2018 - July 01
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...

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2018 - July 07 - 08
Blast furnace festival


The blast furnaces will host a big popular event with concerts, art, music and science workshops, a zip-line, and many surprises.

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2018 - July 14
Blues Express


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

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2018 - July 14
Nuit des Merveilles


The Nuit des Merveilles welcomes each year professional street artists from tightrope walkers to circus poets, stilt-walkers, puppeteers, mimics,...

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2018 - July
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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 - July
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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 - July 21 - 22
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....

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2018 - July 28 - August 05
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,...

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2018 - July
Kanner in the City

Luxembourg City

Games festival for kids in the city centre. Games and workshops for children between 3 and 14 years.
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 - July
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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 - July
Welleschter Kirmes


Folklore festival in the typical Moselle village of Wellenstein. Games, concert, dancing, local gastronomic specialities, exhibition. Saturday: 7pm...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 - August 10 - 12
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.  ...


2018 - August

Luxembourg City

It’s well worthwile to take a stroll through the pedestrian zone. You will encounter about thymie different mimes, stilters, travelling...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced


2018 - August 15


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

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2018 - 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...

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2018 - 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. The...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 - September 02
La Charly Gaul


La Charly Gaul is a Gran Fondo or cyclosport-race (brevet cyclosportif) authorized by the Fédération du Sport Cycliste Luxembourgeois...

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2018 - September 07 - 09
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...

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2018 - September 08 - 09
Book Festival Vianden


For two days, Vianden Castle is the meeting point for collectors and lovers of culture and literature. Booksellers, antiquarians, collectors and...

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2018 - September 08 - 09
Butschebuerger Buergfest


A variety of minstrels, jugglers and performers show off their skills at the Butschebuerger Buergfest. An entertaining program is offered on...

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2018 - September 08
Sudstroum - Escher Kulturlaf


10th anniversary of the Sudstroum Escher Kulturlaf between Esch-Belval & Esch-Alzette The Sudstroum Escher Kulturlaf combines three values: Run,...

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2018 - September 08
Leopard UTML Ultratrail Mullerthal


Trail runners approved on trails around the world invite you to run on the trails of Mëllerdall, the "little Switzerland" of...

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2018 - September 14 - 16
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...

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2018 - September 29 - 30
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...

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2018 - September 30
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...

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2018 - October 06 - 07
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...

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2018 - October 07
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...


2018 - October 13 - 20
BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open

Luxembourg City

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...

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2018 - October 13 - 21
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...

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2018 - October 13
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...

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2018 - October 20 - November 02
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...

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2018 - October
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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced


2018 - November 03 - 04


On Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th of November, the "Haupeschfest", the day of St. Hubert, is celebrated in Berdorf. You can purchase art...

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2018 - November
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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 - November 04


Traditional spirited market of regional products.

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2018 - November 17 - 19


The event "Wanterfeeling" takes place in the breathtaking scenery of the castle park in Sanem. Many culinary specialities and animations...

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2018 - November
Walfer Bicherdeeg


Book Day in Walferdange Presentation and sale of books of luxembourgish writers and writers of the greater region;...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced


2018 - 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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 - November 18
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:...

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2018-2019 - November - January

Luxembourg City

The City of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg City Tourist Office present "Winterlights", the festival of lights and animation that plunges...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 - November - December
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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 - November 24 - 28
Expogast - International Trade Show for Gastronomy

Luxembourg City

LUXEMBOURG AND GREATER REGION Aware of the issues represented by the Greater Region in the economic development of the catering sector, EXPOGAST is...

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2018 - 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

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2018 - December
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. ...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 - December 14 - 16
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...

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2018 - December
Luxembourg Light Festival

Luxembourg City

The City of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg City Tourist Office invite you to discover the Luxembourg Light Festival in the city centre. For...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2019 January
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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced


2019 January
Luxembourg Euro Meet

Luxembourg City

Welcome to the 20th edition of Luxembourg Euro Meet 2018. Join one of the best long course swimming events in the heart of Europe.  
Upcoming date : soon to be announced