Events in Görlitz
Our events provides you with local tradition, European charm and professional performances. Popular events attract both inhabitants of Görlitz and tourists.
Silesian Christmas Market Görlitz
30 November - 16 December 2018
6 - 22. December 2019
Craftspeople and traders present commodities and delicacies from Silesia, Saxony, Poland and Bohemia.
Salvador Dalí - Pictures from the collection of Helmut Rebmann
1 Febraury - 31 March 2019
Melting clocks, crutches and burning giraffes made him famous all over the world, but the Spanish artist Salvador Dalí has also gained notoriety as a graphic designer. The “Kulturhistorische Museum” in Görlitz and Zittau show around 350 drawings and illustrations by Dalí. With one ticket you can visit the exhibitions in Görlitz and Zittau!
More information (in German only)
Görlitz Jazz Festival
22 May - 26 May 2019
The Görlitz Jazz Festival blends concerts of different jazz styles with an experience of the exceptional architecture of our almost thousand-year-old city.
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European-Marathon in Görlitz
2 June 2019
Year after year, this marathon attracts larger numbers of participants, for the journey through two neighbouring European countries with their distinct atmospheres.
9 June 2019
The various churches of Görlitz present a musical festival of a special kind.
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.
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.
Salvador Dali: Kulturhistorisches Museum, 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