Festivals & EventsLuxembourg
Festivals and Events in Luxembourg
Luxembourg has a full calendar of festivals throughout the year. Here you will find information and a description of the events with links to their websites where available...
Luxembourg hosts many annual events throughout the year.
Every spring since 1983, the "Musical Spring" festival takes place. The event is open to all forms of musical expression and the programme includes a wide variety of concerts including classical, jazz, pop and world music.
Luxembourg City Film Festival
Film festival taking place in February and March, featuring a vast panorama of national and international contemporary fiction and documentary films.
Festival International Echternach
International music festival in Echternach with classical music concerts from May to July and jazz concerts in September. The festival was created in 1975 and each year attracts top classical and jazz musicians from around the world.
All American Music Festival
All-American music open-air festival usually takes place on Whit Sunday and Whit Monday in Luxembourg City on place Guillaume II. This festival is all about the music (and foods) of New Orleans and the American deep south, with performances of jazz, Dixieland, swing, blues, country and gospel music. Free entrance.
Summer in the City
Annual event in the City of Luxembourg with many events taking place throughout the months of June, July, August and September. The programme includes street theatre, open-air cinema, markets, exhibitions and concerts. The full calendar of events can be found on the website.
Luxembourg National Day
This nationwide celebration takes place on 23 June and features the Grand-Duke and his family, patriotic celebrations and firework displays. In Luxembourg City the festivities take place opposite the Grand Duke Palace and Place Guillaume II. Most of the communes in the country have their own celebrations with fireworks.
Festival de Wiltz
Open-air classical music, opera, jazz, theatre and dance festival from the end of June until the end of July in the town of Wiltz.
Food For Your Senses Festival
Three day festival of open-air alternative music promoting regional and international bands and artists. Camping facilities on site.
One-day world music festival taking place at the beginning of July, the day before the Rock um Knuedler festival. Concerts are free of charge and take place on Place Guillaume II and rue du St-Esprit.
- MeYouZik Festival website (in French and German)
Rock um Knuedler
Open-air rock festival in July featuring both local and international artists. The one-day event takes place on Place Guillaume II. All the concerts are free of charge.
- Rock um Knuedler website (in French and German)
Blues'n Jazz Rallye
Music festival taking place mid-July with a number of concerts in the streets and pubs in the Grund and Clausen area. Blues and jazz musicians from Luxembourg and around the world participate in a series of free-of-charge concerts until the early hours.
- Blues'n Jazz Rallye website (in French)
Live at Vauban
Music festival featuring a wide range of musical styles from rock, pop, blues and jazz to folk. The festival takes place in October and November.
Every winter, the City of Luxembourg organises Winterlights, a festival of free events, concerts, exhibitions and performances. The Christmas market where traditional food and local drinks (Glühwäin or mulled wine) can be found takes place in the city centre daily from late November until Christmas Eve.
- Winterlights website (in French)