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
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

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

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
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

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
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

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 20, 2019 - June 23, 2019


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.

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 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!


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 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 27, 2019 - September 29, 2019

European Market

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

Main Market

November 2019

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 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 August 1, 2018
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