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.


Heidelberg Literature Days - May 15th - 19th, 2019

From the 15th to 19th of May, the Heidelberg Literature City will be hosting the event "Heidelberger Literaturtage". At the festival, you can experience a wide program with readings by renowned national and international authors, podium discussions, workshops and much more.

All important information about the Heidelberg Literature Days can be found here.

Heidelberger Schlossbeleuchtung - June 1st, 2019

Three times a year (June 1st, July 13th and September 7th 2019), the city's landmark, the Heidelberg Castle, is bathed in a Bengali beacon. After the red-hot castle slowly fades, a display of breathtaking fireworks begins over the Neckar.

An optimal location where you can admire the castle lighting display, is at 22:15 o'clock on the banks of the Neckar, not far from the Hirschgasse.

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