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Event cancellations due to the coronavirus in Frankfurt and Rhine-Main

10.04.2020 | 15:24 Clock | Service
Event cancellations due to the coronavirus in Frankfurt and Rhine-Main

Worldwide, major events are currently cancelled or postponed. The reason is the fear of the spread of the coronavirus. The Leipzig Book Fair has been completely canceled, the new James Bond movie has been postponed from April to November and also the Golden Camera will not be awarded in March, but only in autumn for the last time as a TV event.

In Hesse, too, the general rule is: all events must be canceled. Major events are canceled until at least Aug. 31, 2020. This includes all city festivals and sporting events.

We try to give you an overview of event cancellations and postponements here. We will of course update this information regularly as needed

(last update: 04/18.2020):


The Museumsuferfest, with over 2 million visitors truly a major event, will not take place in 2020

The Christopher Street Day Frankfurt is canceled. However, the organizers are trying to find an alternative date

The Rosen and Lights Festival in the Palmengarten will unfortunately have to be cancelled this summer.

The Mainfest in Frankfurt will also have to be cancelled this summer

The BigCityBeats WORLD CLUB DOME will not take place in 2020.

TheWäldchestag 2020 will not take place

The Night of Museums 2020 has been cancelled.

The events of the dance show Ballet Revolución, which were to take place at the Alte Oper from 7. to 12 April, will be postponed.

The Eschborn-Frankfurt bike race on 1. May has been cancelled

The Green Sauce Festival will be postponed from May to early October

The Städel Museum will be closed from March 16 until April 20, 2020, for the time being.

The Spring Dippemess 2020has been cancelled.

The Liebieghaus Sculpture Collectionwill be closed from March 16 until April 20, for the time being.

The Filmhaus Frankfurt will also remain closed until Friday, 20 for the time being. April.

The cider fair CiderWorld has been rescheduled for Aug. 15-16. The accompanying CiderWeek is now scheduled to take place Aug. 06 - 14 - though it's doubtful this date can be held, as large events are banned until at least Aug. 31.

The Live Entertainment Award (PRG LEA) 2020 has also been canceled.

A number of clubs have also closed until further notice and have cancelled their events, including the Batschkapp, the Gibson or the Tanzhaus West.

At Frankfurt Airport, the Visitors Terrace will be closed to the public for the time being. Furthermore, no airport tours will take place from 17 March 2020 until further notice.

Flashdance - The Musical, originally scheduled to take place at the Alte Oper Frankfurt from April 14-19, 2020, will also be postponed.

The KAZÉ Anime Nights (March 31) cinema events have been cancelled.

The two concerts of THE AUSTRALIAN PINK FLOYD SHOW, scheduled for March 18 + 19 at the Jahrhunderthalle, have been postponed to June 17 + 18, 2020. However, this date will probably not be kept either, as all major events are banned until 31.08.

The Musikmesse and all associated fringe events (Musikmesse Festival, Musikmesse Plaza) are now completely cancelled. There will be no make-up date.

The Prolight + Sound trade show has also been completely cancelled.

Until at least mid-April, the Frankfurt Flea Market as well as the Schlemmermarkt at Kleinmarkthalle are cancelled.

All events at the Frankfurt Opera, the Schauspiel as well as the Alte Oper and the Mousonturm are cancelled until further notice. This applies from Friday, 13. March until at least mid/end of May - but probably even longer

The Institut für Stadtgeschichte, Münzgasse 9, cancels planned lectures, readings as well as public tours due to the current development regarding the coronavirus up to and including the Easter holidays

The Volksbuehne will cease its performance schedule effective immediately until further notice.

The Theater Alte Brücke is also suspending play operations effective immediately until further notice.

The Theaterhaus is suspending play operations until further notice.

The concert by James Blunt (scheduled for 3/19)is postponed. A make-up date will be announced as soon as possible.

The concert of Nico Santos (24.03.2020) at the Jahrhunderthalle is postponed to 23.11.2020

The demonstration FRANKFURT IST BUNT planned for Saturday, 14.03.2020, is also cancelled.

The StijlMarkt Frankfurt will be postponed from the end of March to a later date. The new date will be announced shortly!

DISNEY IN CONCERT, scheduled for 24.03.2020 at the Festhalle, will be rescheduled to a later date

The Greatest MUSICAL HITS (This is the Greatest Show) will be rescheduled from 23.03.2020 to 13.04.2021!

The concert of MALUMA at the Festhalle will be postponed from 21.03.2020 to a later date

The opening of the new location FORTUNA IRGENDWO on Hanauer Landstr. planned for the end of March is postponed until further notice. All events already scheduled there are also canceled or postponed.

LÖWEN FRANKFURT: All games of the playoffs in the DEL2 are canceled as well as in the DEL! Already purchased tickets will be refunded

The LAND & GENUSS MESSE, which was to take place from 20 - 22 March, will not be held this year. The next Land & Genuss Messe in Frankfurt will take place on 05 - 07 March 2021

The 4. Job Fair Frankfurt, which was to take place on 28.03. in the Jahrhunderthalle, will be postponed to a later date.

The 20th Hilton-Basar of the Frankfurt Child Protection Association scheduled for 07.03. will be postponed.A new date will be announced as soon as possible.

The CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL on the Westend Campus scheduled for April 03 + 04 will be postponed. An alternate date will be announced as soon as possible.


The Hessentag 2020 in Bad Vilbel is cancelled!!!

The Hessian State Office for Nature Conservation, Environment and Geology (HLNUG) and the Rhineland-Palatinate State Office for the Environment (LfU) have to cancel the Day of Hesse 2020 planned for 22. March planned DAY OF WATER at the Rhine Water Investigation Station Mainz-Wiesbaden unfortunately cancel

The MESSE RHEIN-MAIN in Hochheim planned for April 18 + 19 has been postponed to 05. + 06. September postponed

The traditional Pentecost tournament in Wiesbaden is cancelled!

The Night of Education on March 13 in Darmstadt is cancelled for this year.

The Memorial Concert I LOVE HANAU for the victims of the Hanau attack will be postponed from 07. March to May 17

The Kunsthalle Mainz remains closed for the time being

The concert of the Konzertchor Darmstadt scheduled for Good Friday (April 10) has been postponed.

As soon as we receive information about further event cancellations or postponements, we will let you know here.

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