Concerts, festivals & events

It's show time – events in Karlsruhe

The events' calendar in Karlsruhe is full to the brim

Experience Karlsruhe exactly how you want to. Whether you are interested in music, theatre, markets or festivals – Karlsruhe offers (virtually) everything that those hungry for events could wish for. Aspiring artists also have a stage here with Southern Germany's largest open air festival: "DAS FEST". Find the right events for your desired dates and immerse yourself in Karlsruhe’s varied events calendar! Browse our recommendations or search for something specific on our events calendar.

Your yearly highlights

In the thick of it - experience Karlsruhe up close!

The "Schlosslichtspiele" castle light display will transform the castle walls into a vibrant canvas for the third time this year. "Mount Klotz" will be brought to a tremor this year with Sportfreunde Stiller and the Donots, among others, in the Günther Klotz Park, and the Tollhaus will once again host a wide range of stars and young discoveries at the ZELTIVAL.

These and many other regular events attract tens of thousands of visitors year after year. You can find out which ones are taking place during your stay by simply referring to our events calendar.