Events in Görlitz
Our events provides you with local tradition, European charm and professional performances. Popular events attract both inhabitants of Görlitz and tourists.
International Street Theatre Festival
4 - 6 July 2019
Streets, squares and parks are turned into one big open-air stage for great international theatre companies.
Silesian Peddlers' Market
20 - 21 July 2019
Potters from all over Germany come to Görlitz for this special market. A great variety of supporting events serve to revive Silesian traditions.
Historic City Festival
23 - 25 August 2019
For three days, the historic city centre of Görlitz and one of the districts of Zgorzelec are turned into a stage for a historic spectacle where both locals and visitors enjoy the biggest festival in the region.
European Heritage Day
8 September 2019
This is a great day for getting to know those monuments and heritage sites in Görlitz which are usually inaccessible.
Silesian Christmas Market Görlitz
6 - 22. December 2019
Craftspeople and traders present commodities and delicacies from Silesia, Saxony, Poland and Bohemia.
31 May 2020
The various churches of Görlitz present a musical festival of a special kind.
Görlitz Jazz Festival
3 June - 14 June 2020
The Görlitz Jazz Festival blends concerts of different jazz styles with an experience of the exceptional architecture of our almost thousand-year-old city.
More information (German only)
European-Marathon in Görlitz
7 June 2020
Year after year, this marathon attracts larger numbers of participants, for the journey through two neighbouring European countries with their distinct atmospheres.
21 June 2020
Visitors have the exclusive chance to look at more than twenty restored, non restored, well-known and unknown houses of all architectural styles which are usually not open to the public.
Organ Night: Evangelische Innenstadtgemeinde, Jazzfestival: Reinhard Schubert, Street Theater VIATHEA: Rainer Weisflog, Peddlers´Market: Roswitha Wintermann, Historic City Festival: Sächsische Zeitung, Heritage Day: Rainer Michel Klein, Christmas Market: Nikolai Schmidt