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
André Rieu & Orchestra
January 18, 2018

André Rieu & Orchestra - Tour 2018

André Rieu & the Johann Strauss Orchestra - the waltz king presents another guest performance in Trier Arena in January 2018.

Trier Arena
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" ended on December 17. Afterwards, the best four talents and two wildcard winners will go together on tour.

Trier Arena
January 19, 2018

Schiller - Worlds of Sound, Live 2017/2018

Germany's Number 1 electronic music artist is going on a new concert tour through Germany and Switzerland: Klangwelten Live 2017/2018 - Electronics and nothing else.

Trier Europahalle

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
March 03, 2018

Helge Schneider - ene mene mopel!

The internationally recognized super star Helge Schneider will also wear his newest glasses on his tour through the concert halls of Central Europe: 0.75 far/ 2.5 near - Bifocals!

Trier Europahalle
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 08, 2018 - March 09, 2018

Luke Mockridge - Lucky Man Tour

Comedian and entertainer Luke Mockridge will take us into the world of self-discovery in his program - charming, reflective, critically observant but optimistic as usual.

Trier Arena
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
March 11, 2018

Shopping Sunday

Shopping freaks can use this Sunday from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. to stroll through the Trier inner city, have a look around in many stores – and shop, of course.

Downtown Trier
March 14, 2018

Klaus Hoffmann - Leise Zeichen Tour (Quiet signs)

Klaus Hoffmann, ambassador for internal affairs, showman, chansonnier, remains true to style in his new album and concert program - a feast for the finer senses!

Trier Europahalle
March 16, 2018

Radio Doria - 2 Seiten

Jan Josef Liefers and his band Radio Doria deal with joie de vivre and the vicissitudes of life from their second album "2 Seiten" (2 sides).

Trier Europahalle
March 17, 2018

Grease - The Musical

The famous musical celebrates the 40th anniversary of the movie in 2018, the one that made the then unknown John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John immortal.

Trier Europahalle

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 and region
April 05, 2018

The Great Hit Festival - the Party of the Year

There's never before been such a HIT FESTIVAL! Florian Silbereisen will celebrate the new "Up for Hits?" with the grandest tour he's ever gone on. The Great Hit Festival - the Party of the Year!

Trier Arena
dieter nuhr
April 13, 2018

Mario Barth - Men are lazy, or so say women

Eight hundred thousand fans experienced Mario Barth on his last tour. Now the King of Comedy is returning with a brand-new stage program: "Men are lazy, or so say women."

Trier Arena
Trier Choir Festival
April 21, 2018

11th Trier Choir Festival

Choirs from Trier and the region, vocal ensembles from Saarland and Luxembourg as well as additional national ensembles will turn Trier's downtown into a mile of music.

Kornmarkt and downtown
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
dieter nuhr
April 27, 2018

Bülent Ceylan - Lassmalache

In his new program, Bülent Ceylan treats the numerous victims of his successful stage work, those with laugh muscle cramps and laugh wrinkles.

Trier Arena
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
April 29, 2018

Shopping Sunday

Shopping freaks can use this Sunday from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. to stroll through the Trier inner city, have a look around in many stores – and shop, of course.

Downtown Trier

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 05, 2018

Unveiling and Karl Marx Festival at the New Statue

It will finally be unveiled: the Karl Marx statue now known worldwide from the media. A celebration with live music and food services will be held as a part of the official ceremony.

Simeonstift Square
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 13, 2018 - October 16, 2018

BrunnenHof Concerts

The proven format of "Sunday Mornings in the Brunnenhof," "Sunday Concerts in the Brunnenhof," and "Invitation to the Brunnenhof" are now consolidated under the name "BrunnenHofkonzerte."

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 with Picnic Concert

Porta³ [Porta cubed] 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. Plus picnic concert on Sunday!

in front of the Porta Nigra
June 14, 2018

Porta³: Madsen + Special Guest

The band MADSEN from the Wendland can already look back on six successful albums, of which five alone have entered the Top 10 of the official album charts.

in front of the Porta Nigra
June 15, 2018

Porta³: Kontra K - Good Night Tour

After his successful recording "Labyrinth," the German Rapper Kontra K will present his new Album "Gute Nacht" (Good Night) with a completely new sound.

in front of the Porta Nigra
Porta 3
June 16, 2018

Porta³: Michael Patrick Kelly - 2018 iD Tour

The new songs from Michael Patrick Kelly's current album "iD" show the versatility and yet rolled-up identity of an extraordinary artist.

in front of the Porta Nigra
June 17, 2018

Porta³: Picnic Concert: Klassik ante Porta

The audience can again experience the Trier Philharmonic Orchestra along with singers from the music theater ensemble open-air in front of 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

63th Trier Moselle Festival (Zurlaubener Heimatfest)

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!

July 12, 2018 - August 30, 2018

Jazz in the Brunnenhof

Everyone is invited to the Trier Brunnenhof next to the Porta Nigra to the 25th anniversary festivities to listen to successful jazz artists from Germany and abroad.

Moselle Music Festival
July 13, 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
July 25, 2018

Amphitheater Open Air: Chris de Burgh - Solo Tour

A few weeks before his 70th birthday, Chris de Burgh will come to Trier on his Germany tour to celebrate in advance with his many fans - and all by himself on stage!

Brunnenhof Wishing Well Contest
July 25, 2018 - September 01, 2018

Brunnenhof Wishing Well Contest

The winning band "The H.A.T. Boys" will be the headliner of the closing festival on September 1. The next-placed five bands will thrill listeners always on Wednesdays starting July 25.

July 27, 2018

Amphitheater Open Air: Trier Night of the Minstrels

All three of the most important German genre bands will be presented at once at the 1st Trier Night of the Minstrels: Saltatio Mortis, Versengold, and Feuerschwanz.

July 28, 2018

Amphitheater Open Air: Gentleman - 2018 Open Air

With 20 years of stage experience and over 1000 shows, Gentleman will perform the “Best of” from its eight often awarded studio albums.


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
September 08, 2018

Trier Plays Games

All of downtown Trier will be transformed into a playground for the young and young at heart. The Trier City Initiative will offer over 100 free games to play all day.

Downtown Trier
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 and region
September 28, 2018 - September 29, 2018


The Festival of Lights in the Imperial Baths and the Palace Garden will light up the eyes of children and adults.

Imperial Baths/Palace Garden
September 30, 2018

Shopping Sunday

Shopping freaks can use this Sunday from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. to stroll through the Trier inner city, have a look around in many stores – and shop, of course.

Downtown Trier

October 2018

October 06, 2018

30th Trier Farmers' Market

The regional producers will offer the opportunity to stroll, buy, and enjoy on the Farmers' Market. The produce comes from the Eifel, the Hunsrück, from the Moselle, and the Sûre.

at the Porta Nigra
October 12, 2018 - October 14, 2018

Design and Culture Days

Visually stunning, poetic, playful: The inspiring design festival will show the creative potential of the University and the City Trier in exhibitions, installations, talks, and a fashion show.

Downtown Trier
October 28, 2018

Shopping Sunday

Shopping freaks can use this Sunday from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. to stroll through the Trier inner city, have a look around in many stores – and shop, of course.

Downtown Trier

November 2018

Niedeckens BAP - Tour 2018
November 17, 2018

Beatrice Egli - 2018 "Wohlfühlgarantie" Tour

Beatrice Egli will go on an extended tour with her now fifth studio album "Wohlfühlgarantie" (Feel-Good Guarantee) from October to December 2018.

Trier Arena
November 23, 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
dieter nuhr
November 29, 2018

Chris Tall - And Now it's Papa’s Turn!

Chris Tall will present his new solo program. After Mommy, he takes dear Daddy to task - and that will be wilder, faster, and more interactive than ever before!

Trier Arena

December 2018

December 15, 2018

Höhner - Höhner Christmas

The Cologne band would like to greet the Christmas season in its own completely Höhner way: namely, with Cologne temperament, wonderful Christmas sounds, and a total felling of goose bumps!

Trier Europahalle
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 December 27, 2017
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