The interesting and lively city of Bayreuth can offer you a high-class event schedule, all year round. We, the Bayreuth Marketing & Tourismus GmbH, will tell you what's happening in Bayreuth - whenever you are ready for a visit!
Wagner Festival Bayreuth
July 25th - August 28th
For more than 135 years the annual Richard Wagner Festival has taken place in the Festival Theatre on the Green Hill. A different selection of Wagner's musical dramas is shown every year in 30 performances per season to an evening audience of 2,000 people.
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Concerts by the International Youth Orchestra Academy, from classic to jazz, performed in historic venues.
International Youth Festival Bayreuth
International participants invite you to concerts for symphony orchestra and chamber music, new music, musicals, readings, Wagner lectures, exhibitions, and culture management seminars.
Bayreuth Piano Festival
Series of concerts by famous pianists, from classical to modern style, in the new E-272 concert piano by piano manufacturer Steingrabere & Söhne.
2015: February 14th - 17th
Spring Fun Fair
2015: April 4th - April 12th
Maisel's Wheat Beer Festival
Fun Fair Bayreuth
2015: May 22th - June 1th
It's party time again with Bayreuth's "Octoberfest" in May. Rides, beer tents, fireworks and music. Come and enjoy it!
City Street Festival
2015: July 3th - 5th
In the centre of Bayreuth the City Street Festival takes place every year on the first weekend in July. Next to the Bayreuther Volksfest it is the highlight of the Bayreuth festival season. The main attraction is the "beer street" with five Bayreuth breweries and various stages with live music. The Sunday of the Bürgerfest is traditionally reserved for culture and arts.
2015: July 18th - 19th
The Afro-Caribbean-Festival is a big street festival in Bayreuth city centre with traditional music an food of Africa and the Caribbean. "Wakadjo" - let´s dance together - is the device of the festival.
2015: August 1th
One of the most beautiful and romantic events in Franconia is certainly the Bayreuth Summernight's Festival in the Eremitage. It takes place every year at the end of July or the beginning of August in the extensive park of the Eremitage. The old Margravine tradition was revived in 1969: 250 years ago the Margraves invited their subjects to this splendid summer festival. Today thousands of visitors come to enjoy the various attractions, and if the weather is fine, the festival continues until the break of dawn.
2014: Nov 28th. - Dec. 23.12.
In the historic city centre, in front of the baroque Spitalkirche, you will find Bayreuth's magnificently illuminated Christmas Market. You can discover typical booths selling Christmas decorations and other items. There are brass bands and organ concerts to accompany it.
Candlemas Market (city centre, Maximilian Street)
2015: January 30st - February 2rd
Maestro Craftsmen Market
2015: Date to be confirmed
with flower market
2015: July 5th
2014: October 30st - November 2th