Events in Bremen & Bremerhaven

There’s always something going on in Bremen and Bremerhaven! Party to hot rhythms in Bremen at the Samba carnival or in the party halls at the Sixdays, feast in the maritime atmosphere along the Weserpromenade, be entertained by top shows or explore fairytale worlds of Christmas at the Bremen Christmas market and the magic of the Schlachte quarter! Major events, such as Sail Bremerhaven, which takes place every five years or the “SeeStadtFest – Landgang Bremerhaven" wow audiences from near and far in the maritime city. Cultural highlights in the large city theatre or the intimate “Pferdestall” are very popular. There’s plenty to ‘sea’ in Bremerhaven.

Art and culture, entertainment and festivals, sporting events, trade fairs ... we have put together an overview of the most important events for you.


The following events link to external websites of the respective organizers.

Bremen: Freimarkt 2024
18.10.2024 - 03.11.2024 Bürgerweide, Bremen

The Bremen Freimarkt, with its more than 950 years, is one of the oldest German folk festivals. Visit Bremen for the “fifth season”.

Bremen: Christmas Market 2024
25.11.2024 - 23.12.2024 Bremer Marktplatz, Bremen

The backdrop of the market square with its historic buildings is just the right setting. Numerous stalls with arts and crafts as well as the Christmas exhibitions in the Lower Town Hall and in Böttcherstraße are a magnet for visitors from far and near. Christmas concerts set the mood for the festive season.