Saarbrücken is the scene of a wide variety of festivals such as the Max Ophüls Prize filmfestival, or the only Franco-German stagecraft festival, Perspectives.
Saarbrücken’s historic centre invites visitors to enjoy a richly varied programme every year on the weekend before the summer holidays.
Becker & Bredel
The unique event around the themes of water and aquatic sports offers an exciting programme on the first weekend of August.
Klavierduo Hoffmann - Foto: Künstler
Saarbrücker Sommermusik is series of free, high-level concerts combining communication of art with a folk festival flavour.
The series invites visitors to free concerts at Saarbrücken castle during June, July and August. The programme includes matinées, soirées and a children’s programme.
The serenade concerts are held between June and September in the inner courtyard of the Stadtgalerie (city gallery).
The new musicseries "JazzZeit" is dedicated to the musical form and its local protagonists in Saarbrücken.
Sons of Sissy - Festival Perspectives 2019
Perspectives is the only Franco-German stagecraft festival. It is held from 28 May to 6 June 2020.
Plakatmotiv Primeurs 2019 - SST
The Festival Primeurs presents selected plays from French contemporary drama in November every year.
Centre Chorégraphique: Are friends electric? - Laurent Philippe
Every two years in the autumn, attention is focused for four full days on contemporary dancing in Saarbrücken and the region.
The Max Ophüls Prize filmfestival in Saarbrücken is one of the most renowned young German-speaking cinema events. It is held in January every year.
The Musikfestspiele Saar are a biennial event that has presented the musical culture of a respective European country since 1989.
Saarbrücken celebrates the beginning of summer every year with a wide range of musicians, whose music can be heard all over the city.