Event Highlights


Find out about even more cultural events and great seasonal festivals in this section.

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International Firework Competition

The world-famous competition presents top teams from all over the world.

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Oh so british

Hannover 2014: Very British

In 2014, Lower Saxony’s state exhibition as well as many other events will add up to a “very British” atmosphere in Hannover.

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Year of Leibniz 2016

In 2016, both the birthday and the day of death of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz had their anniversaries. The city of Hannover dedicated that year to the poly...

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Hannover loves Christmas!

Christmas in Hannover

The romantic Christmas markets in this city in the heart of Europe make it the perfect destination for a city break in the run-up to the festive season. 

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„Kleines Fest im Großen Garten“

New artistic direction

Casper de Vries will take over as artistic director of the popular festival from the 2024 season.

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Festivals & Seasonal Events

Kunstfestspiele 2024

24.05.2024 to 02.06.2024

Verschiedene Veranstaltungsorte in Hannover

This international and interdisciplinary festival allows audiences to experience music, performances, theatre, dance and installations at the Herrenhausen...

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Gardens & Nature

The Glowing Garden

14.06.2024 to 13.10.2024

Großer Garten

The impressive illumination takes place in the Royal Gardens of Hanover during the summer months.

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Maschsee Lake Festival

Maschsee Lake Festival 2024

31.07.2024 to 18.08.2024

Maschsee Lake Festival

Summer, sun and a seaside atmosphere: Mediterranean pleasures around the blue heart of Hannover. Save the Date: Maschseefest 2024 from 31.07.24 to 18.08.2...

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Festivals & Seasonal Events

Festive Weekend at Lake Steinhude

23.08.2024 to 25.08.2024

Steinhuder Meer

After a five-year break, the popular festival weekend returns with a colorful program! From August 23rd to 25th, visitors can enjoy music, spectacular fir...

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Festivals & Seasonal Events

36th Regional Discovery Day


Different Venues

Join in, be creative and have a great time: On the Regional Discovery Day on 10th September different locations and organisations in the Hannover Region o...

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