Kramermarkt Oldenburg
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The charm of Lower Saxony’s local events attracts visitors all year round. Spring, summer and autumn see many travel to Lower Saxony from abroad to attend the numerous open-air events. In winter, visitors can enjoy our wide variety of traditional German Christmas markets.

Enjoy markets and local festivities, concerts, musicals, theatre and variety performances, open-air events and festivals. Discover upcoming events throughout Lower Saxony. See our event calendar to find out about local events everywhere from Lüneburger Heide, through the Harz mountains and Emsland, to the North Sea.

Browse our event calendar and plan your next day trip or holiday with friends, family or as a couple. Have fun and enjoy your stay in Lower Saxony!


Please note:

In a recent declaration any events hosting in excess of 1,000 attendees in the state of Lower Saxony have been cancelled until 31st October 2020. The aim of these restrictions is to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

More information on the coronavirus can be found on the Robert-Koch-Institute here and State of Lower Saxony websites here


Seasonal highlights

Event Calender of Lower Saxony

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2 to 11 July 2021: Hannover Schützenfest

For ten days every year, Hannover is entirely given over to Schützenfest. Whirling rides, music, dancing and the traditional drink Lüttje Lage provide plenty of fun for all the family.

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 Christmas market in Hildesheim
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Christmas Markets

Christmas scents abound in the streets of Lower Saxony and old half-timbered houses glow in the historic Old Towns: ‘tis the season of Christmas markets!

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