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Festivals Luxembourg

Luxembourg is set to enchant visitors once again this summer with a variety of events and music festivals. Don't miss these opportunities to make the most of the fine weather and fill up on energy! Musical, artistic, festive and cultural events for all ages and tastes! Once again, the atmosphere will be magical and festive, to the delight of locals and tourists alike. 

First Luxembourg Pride Run on July 5

Luxembourg Pride Week will take place from July 1 to 9 in Luxembourg and Esch-sur-Alzette. The Luxembourg Pride Run, organized by the City of Luxembourg and ING Bank, the initiator of the Luxembourg Marathon, is part of this event. Throughout Luxembourg Pride Week, the LGBTIQ+ cause will be highlighted to promote open-mindedness and inclusion for all.

The Pride Run is organized by the Rosa Lëtzebuerg ASBL association, which is very active on LGBTIQ+ issues.

The Luxembourg Pride Run also aims to defend the rights of LGBTIQ+ people. Anyone can take part, even non-athletes, as the loop is 5 kilometers long. Everyone can run twice at their own pace.

Musical entertainment all summer long

All summer long, festivals and other musical events will be delighting our ears. Various events will punctuate our weekends and evenings in Luxembourg.

Luxembourg Open Air festival and Francofolies in Esch-sur-Alzette

The music season kicks off on May 3 and 4, 2024 with the Luxembourg Open Air festival. In the incredible setting of the Belval blast furnaces, vibrate to the sound of electronic music provided by a dozen DJs.

Then join the 25,000-strong Francofolies festival in Esch-sur-Alzette. Attend concerts by international artists from June 7 to 9, 2024. Every year, the trendy town of Esch-sur-Alzette welcomes French-speaking artists for a major open-air festival: the Francofolies. Don't forget to buy your mom a ticket for Mammendag. The whole family will be delighted to accompany her!

Fête de la musique, Urban Piano and Summer in the City in Luxembourg

In June, the Urban Piano musical operation transforms passers-by into street musicians for the space of a moment. This year's event runs from May 16 to June 18.

Then the Summer in the City festival really begins. First up is the not-to-be-missed Fête de la Musique. You can enjoy free concerts and musical entertainment in the capital and throughout Luxembourg.

The summer continues with free "City Sounds" concerts. DJ sets, local and international bands set the Champ du Glacis on Limpertsberg on fire.

The "Siren's Call" music festival atNeimënster Abbey will round off the musical season in style on Saturday June 29, 2024, with sounds from the 90s, electro, rap and pop, for all to enjoy.

On July 20, 2024, the "Blues'n Jazz Rallye" will enchant the old districts of Pfaffenthal, Clausen and Grund. Discover or rediscover these historic districts in a magical, musical atmosphere, with numerous jazz and blues concerts. The concerts are free of charge.

Open-air concerts

The traditional "Concerts de Midi au Parc" will once again delight classical music lovers. Just drop in to the Villa Vauban at lunchtime from June 9 to August 18.

You can also enjoy open-air concerts on the Kinnekswiss in Luxembourg's Parc Municipal from June 30 to July 2 with the "Kinnekswiss loves..."festival. Don't miss Stewart Copeland from the group Police, accompanied by the Luxembourg Chamber Orchestra and the Musique Militaire Grand-Ducale. An unforgettable experience! Enjoy a musical picnic.

The kiosk on Place d'Armes will also be coming alive from June 30 to September 6, on Wednesday and Friday evenings, or Saturday and Sunday lunchtimes. You'll be able to take advantage of the square's pretty terraces with this "Plëss in Concert" event. On July 28, you can even waltz to the sound of traditional Viennese dances.

Visit iconic sites with music

Neumünster Abbey opens its doors for a series of concerts from July 19 to 22. Discover the Abbey in music and let yourself be carried away by your favorite style of music.

The Philharmonie also offers its own music festival, with the End-of-Season Party featuring 12 hours of non-stop music on June 29 in a prestigious setting.

Les Rotondes ' "Cancelled Holidays" are also sure to please. With family aperitifs, exhibitions and DJ sets, you'll have no regrets about spending August in Luxembourg!

Festivities and fun

In terms of festivities, the Kermesse de la gare will be held from June 16 to July 2 on the Place de Paris in the Gare district. The Bonnevoie district will take over with its fair from July 7 to 11 on Place Jeanne d'Arc. The fairs are an excellent opportunity to socialize with neighbors and enjoy a friendly, festive atmosphere.

The Fête Nationale on June 22 and 23 will give the Luxembourg capital a festive air. Family attractions, food stalls and, above all, the fireworks display on June 22 will delight young and old alike.

A foretaste of the traditional Schueberfouer on the Champ du Glacis! This year, it will take place from August 23 to September 11, 2023.

The "Kanner in the City" animation will delight the youngest and families on the weekend of July 28 and 29. For the occasion, the capital will be transformed into a giant playground, with children's activities taking place in various locations around the city.

Parc de Merl will once again be welcoming sailboats to its pond from July 15 to September 24. A real treat for budding sailors!

Sports activities... or not

The more active and sporty won't be forgotten. Numerous sports activities await them. Luxembourg's Kinnekswiss offers both sports and relaxation. Villa Vauban also offers a variety of activities in the park.

And don't miss the JP Morgan City Jogging on July 2 to run or walk around Luxembourg City. Children as young as 5 can take part.

For a beach effect, visit the Place du Théâtre, equipped with deckchairs and parasols.

In addition, the "Vëlosummer" event allows everyone to take their bikes and explore Luxembourg's signposted paths and roads. Some roads are even closed for the occasion! This new eco-tourism event will run from July 29 to August 27.

Summer art activities in Luxembourg

Like every year, the cinema also takes to its summer quarters and pulls out all the stops in the open air. This year's event takes place from July 21 to 28. Would you like to see classic films or blockbusters again? Then make the most of an unusual open-air setting and come to Luxembourg this summer.

This year's event will take place on the Knuedler (Place Guillaume II).

Sessions take place every evening at 9:30 pm. They are maintained in case of rain. Plastic pilgrims are provided for bad weather. Films are shown in their original version with subtitles. Find out more about cinemas in Luxembourg

The Konscht Am Gronn takes place every first Sunday of the month until October. Take advantage of this event to stroll the streets of Grund and admire the works of local artists. These include painting, digital art, ceramics, woodworking and photography.

Other summer events in Luxembourg

Visit shopping events will also be there for fashionistas, with sales running from Saturday June 24 to Saturday July 22. And don't forget the Grande Braderie de Luxembourg on Monday, September 4 .

Flea market enthusiasts will also be delighted with the garage sales held on the Champ du Glacis every 1st Sunday of the month from April to October. And don't miss the flea markets on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month on the Place d'Armes in Luxembourg.

And reading hasn't been forgotten either, as a library will be offering open-air readings in Rue Notre-Dame from August 16 to September 3 with the "D'Stad liest" event.

If you're a fan of comics, don't miss the Festival de la BD in Contern on July 15 and 16.

In short, a summer full of music, festivities and entertainment of all kinds! This should delight everyone, including those who won't be leaving Luxembourg this summer. So prepare your summer now and make a note of the dates in your family diary!

Find out about our other events in Luxembourg here.

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