Activities and Cultural Events in Kiel

There are plenties of activities and events in Kiel, so it never gets boring! We put together a short list of up-coming events for you, check kiel.de and wasgehtinkiel.de for many information!

House of Literature          If you are interested in literature, you will find interesting events here. Check the Literaturhaus Kiel website for up-to-date information and up-coming events. March - September

Kiel Week                          

One of the highlights of the year and not to miss. There are sailing races, concerts, and lots of good food. 

16.06.2018 - 24.06.2018
Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival This festival is one of the world's biggest festivals for classical music and jazz. 30.06.2018 - 26.08.2018
Chesse meets Wine It is a great weekend event for anyone who loves cheese and wine. Delicacies from all around the world are offered, enjoy your food while listening to music or have a chat with your friends. 13.07.2018 - 15.07.2018
Kieler Bootshafensommer   20.07.2018 - 25.08.2018
Wacken Metal Music Festival Wacken is famous for hosting one of the biggest festivals for metal music in the world. Once a year metal fans come together to spend a couple of days of fun together. 02.08.2018 - 04.08. 2018
White Night - Holtenauer Straße One of Kiel's beautiful shopping streets invites you to a beautiful summer shopping and dining event. Once a year,  everything -  deco, flowers, and your clothes -  is in white, cafés and restaurants offer delicioius food and drinks, shops are open til 11pm. It is a great opportunity to come together and spend a great night. 03.08.2018

Dragon Boat Fun Cup

Get into your costumes and join the race or enjoy the show from onshore.  08.09.2018
Christmas Fair During christmas time Kiel shines in a beautiful light of christmas. The city invites you to explore the christmas fair and stroll through the city. The smell of delicious pastries and roasted almonds fills the air, you can also find food such as Alsace tartes, burgers, and various specialties. Enjoy the atmosphere with a glass of mulled (also non-alc) wine. November/December (exact date tba)