Highlights 2019

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 2019:

January 2019

January 01, 2019

New Year’s Concert: A Night in Venice

The Trier Philharmonic Orchestra will perform its traditional New Year’s Concert for the beginning of 2019 at the Trier Theater.

Trier Theater
January 18, 2019 - January 20, 2019

2019 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 24, 2019

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 his stage program: "Men are lazy, or so say women."

Trier Arena
Falco - Das Musical
January 25, 2019

Falco - The Musical

The musical memorializes the eccentric Austrian pop star Falco, whose death day comes around for the 21st time on February 6.

Trier Arena

February 2019

February 09, 2019

Beat It! - The Musical about the King of Pop

The "King of Pop" has returned! On the occasion of the 60th birthday of the pop idol Michael Jackson, the brand new musical "BEAT IT!" is going on tour for the first time.

Trier Arena
February 09, 2019

Magic of the Dance - Live 2019

The original Irish Dance Show! The epitome of Irish life style – tap dancing until your feet burn: The world champions of Irish Dance are returning to Germany.

Trier Europahalle
February 14, 2019

Elvis - The Musical

After four grand tours and an audience of over 350,000 enthusiastic fans, the most successful musical biography, about the "King of Rock 'n' Roll," will be going on tour again in 2019.

Trier Arena
February 22, 2019

Ehrlich Brothers – Fascination - The Magic Show

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

Trier Arena

March 2019

March 04, 2019

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
March 12, 2019

Abbamania The Show - 2019 Gold Tour

The greatest ABBA tribute show in the world will make a guest appearance in Trier and will present the greatest hits of the Swedish pop icons during their 2019 Gold Tour.

Trier Arena
March 22, 2019

The Australian Pink Floyd Show - All That You Love

The worldwide best known and most successful Pink Floyd tribute band will be returning to Germany in 2019, this year under the promising motto "All That You Love."

Trier Arena
March 29, 2019

The Harlem Globetrotters - 2019 World Tour

An impressive team history and sensational performances: the Harlem Globetrotters will present their new spectacular basketball show for the entire family.

Trier Arena

April 2019

12th Trier Easter Market
April 04, 2019 - April 07, 2019

Trier Easter Market

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

Main Market and Kornmarkt
April 07, 2019

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
April 09, 2019

AnnenMayKantereit - Live in Trier

In 2019 AnnenMayKantereit will be coming back on tour with the guitarist Christopher Annen, singer and pianist Henning May, percussionist Severin Kantereit, and Malte Huck on bass.

Trier Arena
April 18, 2019

Simply The Best - The Musical

Fans of Tina Turner will be delighted to hear that she’s returning to the stage. In the form of a multi-faceted musical, the turbulent life of the rock diva will also tour through the Trier Arena.

Trier Arena
Trier Choir Festival
April 27, 2019

12th 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

May 2019

Das große Schlagerfest - die Party des Jahres
May 01, 2019

The Great German Hits Party 2019

Like no other, show master Florian Silbereisen manages to (re-)present the new German hits. With KLUBBB3, Matthias Reim, Michelle, voXXclub, ELOY de Jong, and others.

Trier Arena
May 03, 2019 - May 05, 2019

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
Heilig-Rock-Tage 2019
May 03, 2019 - May 12, 2019

2019 Holy Robe Days

The diocese festival of the Trier diocese will be held for the 20th time and will offer the faithful and other interested guests spiritual and cultural diversity.

Cathedral/Cathedral square
May 05, 2019

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 11, 2019 - September 27, 2019

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 19, 2019

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
Afrika! Afrika! - Die neue Show 2018
May 24, 2019

Afrika! Afrika! - The 2019 Tour

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
May 24, 2019 - May 26, 2019

Rhineland Brass Choir Day

The large Brass Family of the Brass Choir Works will meet in Trier for the Rhineland Brass Choir Day. The Motto is "HIMMEL.HOCH.JAUCHZEN" – Rejoice to the High Heavens.

May 25, 2019

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
May 25, 2019 - May 26, 2019

Roman Festival in the Imperial Baths

The Roman Festival offers a special opportunity to experience Roman life in many facets up close and personal - with gladiators, legionaries, Roman merchants, and craftsmen.

Imperial Baths

June 2019

June 01, 2019

Grill in the City

It's time to have a barbecue! The newest BBQ trends and delicacies are presented on the Main Market, on Kornmarkt Square and on the streets in between.

Downtown Trier
June 02, 2019

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 19, 2019 - June 23, 2019


Porta³ [Porta cubed], that means: three evenings, three artists, three genres. And now the festival has reached even the fifth dimension: the Porta Nigra venue for the open-air series five days long.

in front of the Porta Nigra
June 19, 2019

Porta³: Midnight Oil - Live 2019

This year the Australian cult rock band Midnight Oil will open the four-day concert series of the Porta³ Festivals during their extended "Grand Circle" world tour.

in front of the Porta Nigra
June 20, 2019

Porta³: Flogging Molly - 2019 Life Is Good Tour

Hardly any other band spreads so much good cheer as does the band from California and Ireland. Flogging Molly provides for shows full of energy with great fun, sweat and pogo.

in front of the Porta Nigra
June 21, 2019

Porta³: Tom Odell - Jubilee Road live

If you're looking for passionate, perfectly composed love songs about broken-up relationships, then you've definitely come to the right address with the British singer, pianist, and songwriter.

in front of the Porta Nigra
June 22, 2019

Porta³: Samy Deluxe & das DLX Ensemble

Samy Deluxe & das DLX Ensemble will present "SaMTV Unplugged Live 2019". The group with the successful German rapper Samy Deluxe will perform the Saturday concert of the festival.

in front of the Porta Nigra
June 23, 2019

Porta³: Picnic Concert: Dangerous Liaisons

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 28, 2019 - June 30, 2019

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 30, 2019

36th 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

July 2019

July 06, 2019 - July 07, 2019

39th 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 11, 2019 - August 29, 2019

Jazz in the Brunnenhof

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

July 12, 2019 - July 15, 2019

64th 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!

Moselle Music Festival
July 12, 2019 - December 07, 2019

Moselle Music Festival

With its more than 50 concerts and events, the Moselle Music Festival is the largest and oldest classical music festival in Rhineland-Palatinate.

Trier and region
July 13, 2019

Moselle Treasures Designer Market

A colorful combination of a creative carousel where there’s something for everyone – exceptional products, good music, relaxing atmosphere, and fancy food treats.

Viehmarkt square
Brunnenhof Wishing Well Contest
July 17, 2019 - August 31, 2019

Brunnenhof Wishing Well Contest

Bands from the Trier region will be rocking the Brunnenhof during the Wednesday-concerts starting July 17, 2019. Closing festival on August 31.

July 25, 2019

Amphitheater Open Air: Rea Garvey - Summer Tour

With his current hit album "Neon" Rea Garvey has placed himself in the right spotlight. In the summer of 2019 he will present his show at selected open-air venues.

July 26, 2019

Amphitheater Open Air: In Extremo - Burgentour 2019

Themed "Carpe Noctem - Burgentoiur 2019" the gleemen of IN EXTREMO take their fans on an unique journey into their own musical past.

July 27, 2019

Amphitheater Open Air: Katie Melua - Summer 2019

Katie Melua and Band on summer tour: 15 years after her first world tour, Katie Melua brings the greatest hits of her career into focus during a concert tour in the summer of 2019.


August 2019

August 02, 2019 - August 05, 2019

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, 2019 - August 25, 2019

1st Trier Beer Market

The Trier Beer Market - the Beer Village will celebrate its premiere! The Zurlauben embankment on the Moselle will be transformed into the largest beer garden in all of Trier for 3 days.

August 30, 2019 - October 06, 2019

Flying High: The City Skyliner

At 266 ft/81 m, the world’s highest lookout tower, called "City Skyliner" will make a stop in Trier for five weeks - on the parking area by the Red Tower next to the Constantine Basilika.

Car park at the Red Tower
August 31, 2019 - January 26, 2020

Spotlight on a Roman City

Special exhibition in the Archaeological Museum: Archaeological funds never shown before and the splendor of the Roman Imperial residence and capital city of the Western Roman Empire.

Archaeological Museum

September 2019

September 07, 2019

13th 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 14, 2019

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
September 21, 2019

Herman van Veen - Neue Saiten

Herman van Veen will be coming back to Germany, Austria, and Switzerland in 2019. He will perform with his musicians in 52 cities – also in the Trier Europahalle.

Trier Europahalle
September 22, 2019

Michelle - Taboo live

German hit star Michelle will again be going on tour in 2019. In the new show "Tabu - Live" the successful singer will present hits from her current album "Tabu" as well as additional hits.

Trier Europahalle
September 27, 2019 - September 28, 2019


Every year the light installations of the Illuminale lure thousands into downtown Trier at the end of September.

Cathedral Square
September 27, 2019 - September 29, 2019

European Market

From September 27 to 29, it will be "Porta Nigra International"! For three days, Trier's landmark will be the meeting point for gourmets and fans of attractive decoration articles.

in front of the Porta Nigra
September 29, 2019

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 2019

Die Amigos
October 25, 2019

Die Amigos - The 2019 Tour 110 Carats

In 2019 the most successful German hits duo in Europe will again go on the road and will again be  guest in the Trier Europa Halle with hits from the new album "110 Karat."

Trier Europahalle
October 25, 2019

Vanessa Mai - Live 2019 - The Arena Tour

Sold-out tours, gold, platinum, and top chart positions for her albums – and for Vanessa Mai the dream continues: in 2019 she will conquer Germany’s largest arenas!

Trier Arena
October 27, 2019

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 2019

November 15, 2019

Ralf Schmitz - Schmitzeljagd

Full of energy, the humor bouncy ball Ralf Schmitz bounces from punch line to punch line and provides for endless laughter with "one-person sketches" and spectacular improvisations.

Trier Europahalle
November 25, 2019 - December 22, 2019

40th 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 2019

December 01, 2019

Höhner - Höhner Christmas

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

Trier Europahalle
December 31, 2019

30th 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 March 31, 2019
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