Events in Heidelberg

Experience the diverse side of Heidelberg

Heidelberg offers a variety of interesting events every day. Take advantage of your stay at the Gourmethotel Hirschgasse. Nestled in the perfect location for theatre and opera events as well as concerts and much more.

At this point, we would like to inform you regularly about upcoming events and their associated dates in Heidelberg. So you can plan your stay with us at an early stage.


2 october

Enjoy Jazz - 2nd of October - 16th of November, 2019

"Enjoy Jazz", the International Festival for Jazz, offers you a variety of events around the genre of jazz and its adjacent genres for seven weeks. The concerts, parties and symposia take place in exclusive locations in Heidelberg, Mannheim and Ludwigshafen.

The complete event program can be found at

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French Week Heidelberg - October 11th -22nd, 2019

Learn how German-French friendships take place in Heidelberg. During the French week, you can experience France at close hand in Heidelberg at numerous events around German-French culture.

All important information about this event can be found at www.franzö

Denke.schön (Think nice) - October 11 to December 14, 2019

The cabaret festival Denke.schön, of the Kulturfensters Heidelberg, offers a variety of intellectual acuity, political bits and black comedy. Of the performers will be; Claus von Wagner, Liza Kos, Rene Sydow and Christoph Sieber.

You can find the complete program here: Flyer 2019

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International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg - November 14th - 24th, 2019

The international film festival Mannheim-Heidelberg gives young directors the opportunity to show their talents to a broad audience. Among the numerous film submissions, 30-40 films will be selected to celebrate their premiere at the Film Festival.

Further information can be found here under

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Heidelberg Christmas Market – November 25 to December 22, 2019

Your nose will be pulling you down every street and ally of Old town Heidelberg when it picks up the decedent aromas of roasted chestnuts, gingerbread and mulled wine. Let yourself get lost in among the picturesque streets, a perfect winter wonderland location. Be enchanted by the approximately 140 uniquely diverse kiosk's of the Heidelberg Christmas Market and the most beautiful ice rink you have ever saw. Spectacular views you can only see to believe.

Opening hours of the Christmas market:

Sunday - Friday 11am - 9pm (max. 10pm)

Saturday 11am - 10pm

Ice rink at Karlsplatz - November 25 till begin of January, 2020

Spin a few pirouettes directly below the Heidelberg Castle on one of the most beautiful skating rinks in Germany. To strengthen after exercise, we recommend a feel-good menu in our comfortable Mensurstube.

Opening hours of the ice rink:

daily from 10am to 10pm (24th of December closed)

Up-to-date news to the Heidelberg Christmas Market

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