Experience culture

Time to celebrate – The Metropolitan Region’s calendar is filled with events for every taste throughout the year. There is music, art and much more in magnificent palaces, impressive mansions, modern concert halls and on openair stages. The most popular events include the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival and the famous Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern for classical works, the Travemuender Wochesailing races, the popular DEICHBRAND Festival, the trendy Hurricane Festival in Scheeßel and one of the biggest heavy metal festivals in Wacken.

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Hamburg Port Anniversary Festival

Set against the backdrop of Hamburg’s harbour district, the Port Anniversary Festival attracts visitors from around the world to the Hanseatic City every year. They can always expect a large and varied maritime, cultural and culinary offer. The opening parade with sailing ships of every age and a famous tugboat ballet are just two highlights of the world’s largest port festival.