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
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Leipzig

... where there's so much to experience!

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.

Events

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

25 Sep

24.09.2022 | 27th Leipzig Opera Ball

Dance a waltz in a chic ball gown – this is possible every year at the Leipzig Opera Ball. But not only the Gewandhaus Orchestra and the ensemble of the Leipzig Opera will provide music on this evening, but also selected live bands and well-known DJs. From a culinary point of view, guests can look forward to a high-quality range of products in the spirit of the respective host country.
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23 Oct

16. – 23.10.2022 | 32nd “Lachmesse” – Germany’s international festival of cabaret and comedy

The European Humour and Satire Festival is unique: International artists strain every laughing muscle and provide the best entertainment with apt humour and biting satire. The festival offers a mix of political satire, cabaret, music and sophisticated comedy.
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23 Oct

20. – 23.10.2022 | Bright Festival Connect 2022

for 4 days and 3 nights, the city of Leipzig is all about digital art. Inspired by new trends in digital innovation, the diverse programme includes workshops, immersive art exhibitions, virtual reality experiences and shows created by digital artists from around the world.
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23 Dec

22.11. – 23.12.2022 | Leipzig Christmas Market

With roughly 300 stalls in the middle of the historic old town, Leipzig’s Christmas Market is one of the largest and most beautiful Christmas markets in Germany. Its tradition dates back to 1458. Visitors can experience unique cultural and culinary offerings in five market areas.
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Events

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

Insider tips

Panometer

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.

www.panometer.de

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.

www.bach-leipzig.de

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.

www.leipzigerneuseenland.de

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.

www.notenspur-leipzig.de

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.

www.spinnerei.de

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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Auerbachs Keller

ARENA Leipzig

www.arena-leipzig.de

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

Auerbachs Keller

www.auerbachs-keller-leipzig.de

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.

Gewandhaus Leipzig

www.gewandhausorchester.de

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

Kystallpalast – Varieté

www.krystallpalast.de

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

Oper Leipzig

www.oper-leipzig.de

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

PANOMETER LEIPZIG

www.panometer.de

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!

Schumann Haus

www.schumann-verein.de

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 …