Skyline Leipzig zur blauen Stunde
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Leipzig, the Paris of eastern Germany,
Gewandhaus Leipzig bei Nacht
Leipzig Augustusplatz mit Universität
Johannapark in Leipzig
Völkerschlachtdenkmal Leipzig
Nikolaikirche mit Friedenssäule in Leipzig
Leipziger Oper bei Nacht
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In Leipzig you’ll always find something new to discover. In our experience anyone who’s once experienced the city is always eager to return.


Throughout the year Leipzig is home to a wide variety of events which offer something to everyone. You will find a complete list in the Leipzig calendar of events here.

The following events are also worth a visit:

Leipzig Courage zeigen
(showing Leipzig courage) – April
Klassik airleben im Rosental
(open-air classical music) – June
Keramikmarkt Leipzig im Grassi
(ceramics market in the Grassi Museum) – June
f/stop – Festival für Fotografie Leipzig
(photography festival) – June
Sommerbühne (summer stage)
in der ARENA am Panometer – July
Leipziger Hörspielsommer
(radio drama summer) – July
Leipziger Passagenfest
(arcade festival) – September


You will find a complete list in the Leipzig calendar of events here.

Insider tips


Panometer Leipzig, das Great Barrier Reef

See the world’s largest 360° panorama exhibition at PANOMETER LEIPZIG – opposite the MDR Studios, open daily, can be accessed by Tramline 9 in approx. 15 minutes.

The Bach Archive

Bacharchiv im historischen Bosehaus

The ceremonial opening of the fully refurbished historic Bosehaus, the home of Leipzig’s Bach Archive, took place on the occasion of the 325th anniversary of the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach. The new Bach Museum offers a wonderful audiovisual experience. Opposite the church of St Thomas.

The Neuseenland lakes

Leipziger Neuseenland, Abendstimmung mit Segler

To the south of the city Leipzig’s Neuseenland is being created as part of Saxony’s lake district.

Leipziger Notenspur, Bild von der Oper bei Nacht

Notenspur (music trail)

The aim of the city’s Notenspur (the trail is 5.1 km in length and can be explored on foot) is to make it possible to experience and hear Leipzig’s musical tradition.

Spinnerei in Leipzig

“FROM COTTON TO CULTURE” – anyone looking for something out of the ordinary will find it in this former cotton mill. In Plagwitz, Tramline 2 to Bahnhof Plagwitz, approx. 25 minutes.

Shopping-Center Promenaden Hauptbahnhof Leipzig

A top shopping experience

At Leipzig’s main railway station the Promenaden Shopping-Center is open from 10 hrs to 21 hrs from Monday to Saturday, and is just 600 meters away from the abito suites.

Messehof arcades

The many arcades, courtyards and traditional trading houses are a promenade, shopping paradise, centre of art and culture and architectural jewels all at the same time.

Höfe am Brühl

More than 130 shops provide a very special shopping experience on an area of 27,500 m², also offering retail facilities, services, restaurants, high-quality residences, art and culture.

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ARENA Leipzig

In Arena Leipzig the city has a modern multi-functional hall which ranks among Germany’s top event venues.

Auerbachs Keller

Everything under one roof! The oldest part of Auerbachs Keller, the historic ‘Weinstuben’, has lots to offer not just to history enthusiasts but also to connoisseurs of fine dining. The ‘Große Keller’ with its regional cuisine will seat 500 and is ideal for events of all kinds, while the Mephisto Bar is a great place to enjoy cocktails and live music in the evening.

Bachfest / Bachmuseum

Since 1999 Leipzig’s Bach Festival has been attracting thousands of music lovers to this city of music every year. Leipzig’s Bach Museum is dedicated to the life and work of the composer Johann Sebastian Bach and is part of the Leipzig Bach Archive in the Bosehaus at Thomaskirchhof.

Gewandhaus Leipzig

Since 1981 the Gewandhaus zu Leipzig has been the venue for world-class concerts.

Kystallpalast – Varieté

What about a cabaret evening? Experience first-class entertainment in the city centre of Leipzig.


Ever since 1990 Germany’s biggest international cabaret and variety festival, the LEIPZIGER LACHMESSE, has taken place in the city every October.


The Mediencampus in the heart of Leipzig-Gohlis is a modern conference and seminar centre, and is also the venue for the monthly “campus inter/national” concert series. This series showcases performances by young international pianists as well as established jazz musicians.

Mendelssohn Kammerorchester

Since it was founded in the year 2000, Leipzig’s Mendelssohn Chamber Orchestra has developed into one of Germany’s most prominent ensembles. These young musicians inspire audiences with the passion and stylistic authenticity of their playing. …


Leipzig also offers tours of a special kind, including moonlight, airport, wedding, water and lake tours, as well as rides in vintage cars and with individual guides.

Oper Leipzig

Leipzig’s Opera House is Europe’s third-oldes civic musical theatre, with a tradition going back more than 300 years.


These unique 360° panorama images, the world’s largest, show exciting historical events, cities, famous sights and the wonders of nature. Well worth a visit!


Richard is a citizen of Leipzig … Richard Wagner is one of the most important composers of the nineteenth century. He was born in this city of commerce and music on 22 May 1813, and received his musical grounding here. He owes his reputation as a composer and conductor to the creation of numerous operas which are famous worldwide and revolutionised European music in the nineteenth century.

Schumann Haus

Leipzig’s Schumann Haus, into which Robert and Clara Schumann moved on the day after their wedding, was the first address they shared. Today it is a museum, in which the Schumann Saal is available for chamber concerts and special events …