Top 20 Music Festivals in Germany

Germany is known as a haven of music, with some of the most amazing DJ clubs, music scenes, and DJs in the world calling Germany home. This situation gives way to tons of German music festivals that are among the best in Europe and the best in the world. While Germans lean toward electronic music, there are festivals in Germany of every genre imaginable.


These rankings are made from sales data by Festicket. This means that they are ranked as the top 20 most popular festivals in Germany, according to the people who buy tickets from them.


1. Airbeat One Festival

Location: Flugplatz Neustadt-Glewe, Germany

Dates: Mid-July

Genre: Electronic – EDM, Hardstyle, House, Techno




2. Time Warp DE Festival

Location: Maimarkthalle Hangar, Mannheim

Dates: Early April

Genre: Techno, house, techno… and more techno





3. Sea You Festival

Location: Tunisee, Freiburg, Germany

Dates: Mid-July

Genre: House + Techno




4. World Club Dome Festival Germany

Location: Commerzbank Arena, Frankfurt, Germany

Dates: 5-7 June

Genre: Mostly EDM, some house + techno




5. Love Family Park Festival

Location: Russelsheim am Main, Germany

Dates: Mid July

Genre: Techno, house




6. New Horizons Festival Germany

Location: The Nürburgring, Nurburg, Germany

Dates: Late August

Genre: Electronic- House, EDM, Techno




7. Echelon Open Air & Indoor Festival

Location: Ehemalige US Kaserne (Cold War NSA Satellite Tracking Station), Bad Aibling, Germany

Dates: Mid August

Genre: House, techno, electronic




8. MAYDAY Dortmund

Location: Westfalenhallen, Dortmund

Dates: Late April

Genre: All electronic




9. Nature One Festival

Location: Pydna, former NATO missile base in Kastelluan, Germany

Dates: Early August

Genre: Electronic – House, techno, EDM, trance




10. Habitat Festival

Location: Flugplatz Hungriger Wolf (an airfield), Hohenlockstedt, Germany

Dates: 23-26 July

Genre: House + Techno




11. MS Dockville Festival

Location: Wilhelmsburg Docks, Hamburg, Germany

Dates: Mid-Late August

Genre: Alternative, Rock, Electronic




12. Oldenbora Festival

Location: Nathan Beachclub + Surrounding Beaches, Rastede, Germany

Dates: 31 May

Genre: House, Techno, Trance, EDM




13. Psychedelic Circus Open Air Festival

Location: Near Gohlen, Germany

Dates: Mid-Late May

Genre: Trance, psytrance, house, acid house




14. Heroes Festival

Location: Eventzentrum, Geiselwind, Germany and Kassel and Freiburg

Dates: Mid June

Genre: Hip Hop, Rap



15. Snowbeat Festival

Location: Alpincenter Indoor Snowsports Complex, Wittenburg

Dates: Early February

Genre: EDM, hardstyle, house




16. Wacken Winter Nights Festival

Location: Wacken, Germany

Dates: 22 – 24 February

Genre: Rock, Metal




17. Oktoberfest

Location: Munich, Germany

Dates: Late September to Early October

Genre: Beer 😉 And live cover bands.




18. Rock am Ring and Rock Im Park

Location(s) : Rock am Ring: Nürburgring, Nürburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Rock Im Park: Zeppelinfeld, Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany

Dates: Usually the first weekend in June

Genre: Alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock




19. Das Fest

Location(s): Karlsruhe, Günther-Klotz-Anlage

Date: at the end of July

Genre: Rock, Pop, hip hop, Reggae, Dancehall, Folk, Punk, Techno, Tech house




20. Syndicate Festival

location: Dortmund

Date: 1st week of October

Genre: Hard-style




Source: https://www.festicket.com/magazine/features/top-20-music-festivals-germany/



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