Highlights 2018

Celebrate with friends, go out with the entire family, or spend a great day or evening for two. Events and city festivals in Germany's oldest city are always really special highlights! Here is a selection of high points for 2018:

January 2018

January 01, 2018

New Year’s Concert

The Trier Philharmonic Orchestra will perform its traditional New Year’s Concert for the beginning of 2018 at the Trier Theater.

Trier Theater
January 19, 2018 - January 21, 2018

2018 Moselle Wine Forum

More than 150 first-class wines from more than 100 wineries in the entire Moselle region will be presented in the Forum Baths at Viehmarkt Square.

Forum Baths
January 19, 2018

The Voice of Germany - Live in Concert 2017/18

The 7th season of the popular music show "The Voice of Germany" begun on October 19. Afterwards, the best four talents and two wildcard winners will go together on tour.

Trier Arena

February 2018

February 02, 2018

Ehrlich Brothers – The New Magic Show

The Ehrlich Brothers are again "on tour." You’ll be enchanted and fascinated: visit the brand new show "Fascination."

Trier Arena
February 04, 2018

The Kelly Family - We Got Love - Live 2018

The Kelly Family has returned and will go together again in 2018 for the first time since 1999 on a grand tour of Europe – and their travels bring them also to Trier!

Trier Arena
February 12, 2018

Rose Monday Parade

Carnival goings-on, a bag full of Carnival fans, Mardi Gras atmosphere ... the Trier Rose Monday parade invites one and all to join in the celebration!

Downtown Trier
Afrika! Afrika! - Die neue Show 2018
February 23, 2018

Afrika! Afrika! - The New Show for 2018

Over four million people have already been enchanted by the magical joie de vivre of the African show sensation. André Heller’s successful show returns.

Trier Arena
Santiano - Live 2018
February 25, 2018

Santiano - Live 2018

After their sold-out summer tour in 2017, the band will again hoist the main sail and will go into port in the Trier Arena on February 25, 2018.

Trier Arena

March 2018

Lord of the Dance - Dangerous Games Tour 2018
March 01, 2018

Lord of the Dance - Dangerous Games Tour 2018

Michael Flatley’s successful show "Lord of the Dance" will be presented in a new guise under the current title "Dangerous Games".

Trier Arena
12th Trier Easter Market
March 08, 2018 - March 11, 2018

14th Trier Easter Market

Easter articles, hand-crafted articles, and seasonal specialties will be on offer just in time for Spring.

Main Market
dieter nuhr
March 11, 2018

Dieter Nuhr - Nuhr hier, nur heute

Stand-up comedian Dieter Nuhr is on tour with his new program "Nuhr hier, nur heute" (Only here, only now) and will again make a guest appearance in the Trier Arena.

Trier Arena

April 2018

Falco - Das Musical
April 02, 2018

Falco - The Musical

The musical memorializes the eccentric Austrian pop star Falco, whose death day comes around for the 20th time on February 6, 2018.

Trier Arena
Active Week Spring
April 03, 2018 - April 07, 2018

Active Week "Spring"

Guided hiking tours in Trier and the lovely Trier Holiday Region, organized by the Trier Tourismus und Marketing GmbH.

Trier Region
April 27, 2018 - April 29, 2018

Wine in the City

Whether it’s the wine village on the Main Market, promotions in some business, or a strolling wine tasting – enjoy the extraordinary flair with a glass of wine or vintner’s sparkling wine!

Downtown Trier
April 28, 2018 - May 01, 2018

Steamtrain Spectacle

Great railway nostalgia with over 100 trains on the lines departing from Trier (Foto: Wolfgang Eilers)

Trier and Region

May 2018

May 05, 2018 - October 21, 2018

Karl Marx 1818-1883. Life. Work. Times.

Large state exhibition on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx in the Trier Archaeological Museum and in the Trier Municipal Museum Simeonstift.

in two Trier Museums
paul panzer
May 05, 2018

Paul Panzer - Glücksritter ... vom Pech verfolgt!

With his new program "Glücksritter ... vom Pech verfolgt!" (Chevalier of Fortune ... Plagued by Bad Luck!) stand-up comedian Paul Panzer makes a stop in the Trier Arena.

Trier Arena
May 13, 2018

International Museum Day

Get out of those four walls – and into a museum! The spectrum of events in five Trier museums is worth the trip – for children as well, of course.

in five Trier Museums
May 17, 2018

Ralf Schmitz - Schmitzenklasse

Ralf Schmitz - comedian, author, moderator, actor, dubbing speaker, and musician all-in-one - will be coming to Trier with his now sixth program.

Trier Arena
Niedeckens BAP - Tour 2018
May 31, 2018

Niedecken's BAP - Tour 2018

BAP is back on Germany’s stages! Fans and music enthusiasts can look forward to the inimitable sounds and German Rock of the highest level.

Trier Arena

June 2018

June 03, 2018

UNESCO World Heritage Day

Events, tours, and church services – make a historical journey with us into the fascinating past of Trier’s UNESCO World Heritage sites.

in several Trier sights
Porta 3
June 14, 2018 - June 17, 2018


Porta³ [Porta to the third power] means: three evenings, three artists, three genres. All that, and at a landmark that the Roman Empire left behind for Trier: at the Porta Nigra.

in front of the Porta Nigra
June 22, 2018 - June 24, 2018

Old City Festival (Altstadtfest)

On all the streets and squares in the heart of the city – between the Porta Nigra and Viehmarkt Square – celebration everywhere: the best live music and tasty food await you!

Downtown Trier
June 24, 2018

35th International Trier City Race

Join in or just watch, from the bambini race to the half-marathon? Anything is possible at the International Trier City Race right through the lovely Trier Old City.

Downtown Trier
June 30, 2018 - July 01, 2018

38th Trier Craftsmen's Market

Potters, gold- and silversmiths, woodturners, metalsmiths, texile designers, bell casters, candle makers, and basket weavers will show their highly valuable artistic wares.

at the Porta Nigra

July 2018

July 06, 2018 - July 09, 2018

Trier Moselle Festival

Stroll along the embankment promenade; listen to the sounds of live music, and try out the delicacies in the old fishermen’s village of Zurlauben. The fireworks display on Saturday night!

Moselle Music Festival
July 07, 2018 - October 03, 2018

Moselle Music Festival

With its more than 70 concerts and events, the Moselle Music Festival is the largest and oldest classical music festival in Rhineland-Palatinate.

Trier and Region

August 2018

August 03, 2018 - August 06, 2018

Trier Wine Festival

Wine, live music, and food specialties invite you to the traditional Trier Wine Festival in the Olewig district. You simply must taste the delicious Trier Moselle wine!

August 23, 2018 - August 26, 2018

Germany Cycling Tour

The first edition of the four-day cycling tour through Germany will also make a stop in Trier that will be both a place for finish and start of a leg. Besides the race, a cycling festival is planned.

Trier and Region
August 25, 2018

Trier Viez Festival

On Saturday, August 25, 2018, starting at 11 a.m., the 4th Trier Viez Festival – viez, Trier’s apple wine – will be celebrated at Cathedral Square!

Cathedral Square

September 2018

September 08, 2018

12th Trier Museum Night

Starting at 6:00 p.m., special programs, tours, delicious cuisine, and live music will provide extraordinary atmosphere in five Trier museums.

in five Trier museums
Active Week Fall
September 18, 2018 - September 22, 2018

Active Week "Fall"

Guided hiking tours in Trier and the lovely Trier Holiday Region, organized by the Trier Tourismus und Marketing GmbH.

Trier Region

November 2018

November 26, 2018 - December 22, 2018

39th Trier Christmas Market

Romantic and heart-warming at the Main Market and in front of the Cathedral: Where else could you get into the Christmas spirit better than at one of the loveliest German Christmas Markets?

Main Market/Cathedral Square

December 2018

December 31, 2018

29th Trier New Year's Eve City Race

Now a long-term tradition: the great race at year’s end, right through Germany’s oldest city. Join in the race or cheer on the athletes!

Downtown Trier

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As of July 1, 2017
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