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Music festivals in Frankfurt and surroundings

Summertime is festivaltime!

And festival, that means to let the soul dangle, switch off from everyday stress, enjoy joie de vivre and of course lots of good music. Whether hip-hop, EDM, singer-songwriter, reggae, rock or pop music, whether international stars or newcomers - at the numerous festivals in Frankfurt and the surrounding area, fans of all musical genres get their money's worth. After the festival summer 2020 had to be cancelled completely and also 2021 only isolated events could take place with considerable restrictions, the festival year 2022 is supposed to be really cracking again. Here are some of the highlights:


23.07. + 24.07.2022

One of the largest family festivals in Germany moves after the Corona break for a brilliant return in 2022 from the Deutsche Bank Park to the market area Hochheim. On more than 32,000 square meters of event space, visitors young and old can expect more than 100 attractions, a spectacular stage program, a large sports & action park and much more.
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Planned for 15.07. - 06.08.2022

Günthersburgpark Frankfurt

The "Stalburg Theater offen Luft" - Stoffel for short - brings cabaret, children's theater and lots of live music to Frankfurt's Günthersburgpark every summer. A festival, which is put by enormous commitment of all involved on the legs and presented with free entrance - one should support absolutely. After a two-year break is announced for the summer of 2022 a "Stoffel, as it once was"! We are looking forward!

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Wireless Festival


Alter Rebstockpark Frankfurt

Fans of urban pop, rap and hip hop will get their money's worth at this festival. In addition to food trucks, cocktail bars, breakdance performances and street art, musical highlights will attract visitors to the old Rebstockpark over two days. A great outdoor festival that will again attract thousands of people to the Main metropolis.

ACHTUNG: The Wireless Festival planned for 08 + 09.07. has been canceled!

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Open Doors Festival

Planned for 07/22 - 07/24.2022


The city center of Neu-Isenburg turns for three days into a big music stage for local heroes, newcomers and professionals. From rock and pop music, soul, funk, Irish folk, jazz, the Open Doors Festival is a music festival for the whole family. A highlight every year is the newcomer band contest. And the best? There is no entrance fee for this festival! In 2022 the festival also celebrates its anniversary: OPEN DOORS will be 30 years old! Congratulations!!

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Trebur Open Air

Planned for 29. - 31.07.2022

Festival grounds Trebur

Whether electronica, hip hop, indie, metal, punk, rock - at the popular Trebur Open Air there are plenty of rich sounds to the ears. Who does not live in Trebur, has the opportunity to camp near the festival site. Here, of course, not only tents, but also campers are welcome.

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Sommerwerft 2022

Planned for 07/22 - 08/07.2022

Weseler Werft Frankfurt

Every summer, this theater festival, primarily managed by volunteers, transforms the Wesel shipyard into a large open-air stage for music, theater, performances, flea market, film and poetry. An entertaining, colorful and important cultural contribution to the region, always worth a visit, especially in the evening hours.

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Burg Herzberg Festival

Planned for 07/28 - 07/31/2022

At Breitenbach

Woodstock in Hesse! For over 50 years, the area near Hof Huhnstadt turns into the hippie city "Freak City", the venue of the great hippie festival. Also 2022 are here after the Corona break finally again Peace, Love & Harmony in the center.

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Planned for 04. - 06.08.2022

Sickenhöfer Lake in Babenhausen

The big beach party festival should finally go into the next round in 2022 after the forced break in 2020 and the Corona edition in 2021. You can expect a beach party festival of a special kind - there it is guaranteed to shake quite violently.

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HYPE Festival

Planned for Aug. 26-28.2022

Oberhausen, festival grounds Turbinenhalle

The urban culture event for all rap and hip hop fans. 2022 are certainly again many illustrious names on the line-up. Also various newcomers, of which one will certainly not hear much in the scene, give themselves on the HYPE festival regularly the honor. In addition, there is a great supporting program with street food festival, beach area and more.

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Planned for 17. + 18.06.2023

After the successful debut in the summer of 2022, Europe's biggest festival for Korean pop music is coming back to Frankfurt in 2023. K-Pop fans from all over the world will then come together again in Deutsche Bank Park to celebrate their idols! The VVK has begun.

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Schlossgrabenfest Darmstadt

Planned for Whitsun 2023

Darmstadt city center

Hesse's biggest music festival was a resounding success when it returned in 2022 - despite a limited number of visitors and the fact that tickets had to be purchased for the first time. In 2023, it will again attract numerous bands and solo artists to Darmstadt's city center. More than 100 artists are then expected to perform over four days. A music event that scores with an atmospheric location and a great atmosphere. Especially during the day also suitable for families.

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World Club Dome

09 - 11.06.2023

Deutsche Bank Park

The largest festival for electronic music could after the forced break 2020 and 2021 with the LAS VEGAS EDITION in the summer of 2022 again attract fans from around the world to Frankfurt. 2023 is to be put there with the ATLANTIS edition even a notch on it. The VVK has already begun!

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Open Ohr Festival

Pentecost 2023

Zitadelle Mainz

The popular festival, which traditionally takes place at Whitsun, offers a wide-ranging music, theater, cabaret and film program, as well as numerous panel discussions, discussion forums and workshops. After a two-year hiatus, the Open Ohr Festival was finally able to return to the site in 2022 and is scheduled to launch again in 2023.

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Pack your bags and off to...

There are of course many great festivals not only in the region around Frankfurt. Throughout Germany, the festival summer 2022 has quite a few highlights to offer, for which even a longer journey is worthwhile. We have picked out a few great destinations of the particularly musical kind for you:

Rock am Ring & Rock im Park

02nd - 04.06.2023

Rock am Ring: Nürburgring

Rock im Park: Zeppelinfeld Nuremberg

The classic rock festival in Germany. On three days, both at the Nürburgring and on the Zeppelinfeld Nuremberg international and national top acts are on the stages. Who loves musically the somewhat harder pace, which must not miss these festivals! Hardly is the 2022 edition of the festival over, already begins the anticipation of 2023!!!

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Hurricane Festival and Southside Festival

17th - 19th Jun.2022

Hurricane Festival: Motorcycle sand race track Eichenring, Scheeßel

Southside Festival: Neuhausen ob Eck

At these two festivals, internationally successful artists, popular German acts and a large number of newcomers give each other a run for their money.

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Airbeat One Festival 2022

06th - 10th July.2022

Sailing airfield Neustadt-Glewe

You know what's the best thing feet can do? That's right - dancing! And you can do that especially well at the big Dance Festival, which will transform the Neustadt-Glewe glider airfield into a big open-air club for five days.

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30 06. - 02.07.2022 + 07. - 09.07.2022

Ferropolis (peninsula in Gremminer See) near Gräfenhainichen.

Before the fascinating backdrop formed by five disused bucket wheel and bucket chain excavators of up to 130 meters in length and 30 meters high, the hip-hop festival gathers a great line-up on stage on two weekends. The second weekend is already sold out!

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Bard meeting

29 - 31.07.2022


When a whole city becomes a concert stage, when music is played on every street corner and the market square becomes an open air stage - then it is again Bardentreffen in Nuremberg. The atmosphere at this unique open-air festival is something you simply have to experience. Not infrequently, one discovers during the musical city stroll not only on the big stage real delicacies, where you like to linger longer.

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Wacken Open Air

04 . - 08/06/2022 (Sold out)

On the land between the communities of Wacken, Gribbohm, Bokelrehm and Holstenniendorf

Waaaaacköööön! This open air hard rock and heavy metal festival has long been an absolute cult! A special highlight is also the Wackinger Village & Wasteland, its own little festival town, where medieval meets end times, culinary meets cage fights, bagpipes meet flamethrowers.

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Nature One

05th - 07.08.2022

Rocket Base Pydna, Kastellaun

The long-established festival for electronic music is going into the next round! Tickets are available now

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Wild Carrot Festival

The festival is to take place again in 2022 in several specialized editions

Drebkau, Brandenburg

A festival of a different kind. Here music meets art, DIY and the question of the meaning of life.

The following editions are planned in 2022:

Klimperkiste, 29.07. - 01.08.2022

Soul Swing, 12. - 15.08.2022

Masquerade Ball, 19. - 22.08.2022

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