20 June – 23 August 2020
In the large open-air theatre at Eutin, operas, operettas, and open-air festivals (in German) are performed directly at the Eutiner See (Lake Eutin), during the summer. Surrounded by the unique nature of Schleswig-Holstein’s inland, the performances can be enjoyed even more intensively.
NordArt near Rendsburg
06 June – 11 October 2020
Hardly any art exhibition is showing Nordic art in such a special atmosphere like the NordArt in Büdelsdorf. Since 1999, Nordic works of art have been presented on an old industrial site in large production halls. In the meantime, it has become the largest art fair in Northern Europe. The puristic industrial design and the imaginative art become a cultural experience for art lovers.
Karl-May Festival, Bad Segeberg
27 June – 06 September 2020
Have you ever sat in the middle of an attack by Indians? In the middle of gunfire, galloping redskins, large explosions and gripping duels? No? Then it is about time! All of this can be experienced in the Karl-May Festival (in German) in Bad Segeberg. Immerse yourself in the Wild West around 1870, the times of Winnetou and Old Shatterhand! 7,500 seats in one of the most beautiful open-air theatre in Europe await your visit! In 2018, the production of “Winnetou and the Secret of the Rock Castle” is shown. An experience for the whole family!
July – August 2020
According to the motto „Culture and sailing in the inner city”, this is the 10th anniversary of the Kiel boat harbour summer, which provides six weekends of music, culture and culinary delicacies in the heart of the city. Around 100 acts present free entertainment in musical genres ranging from Pop, Rock to Electro and Ska. The small visitors have an opportunity during the afternoons, to discover their enthusiasm for sailing at the test sailing trips, under the instruction of experienced trainers at Kiel.Sailing.City free of charge.
Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival
04 July – 30 August 2020
At numerous locations in inland Schleswig-Holstein, an established series of concerts are held within one and a half months. According to the motto „Bringing music directly to the people”, the presentations combine classical music with modern accents at historic settings.
Heiligenhafen Harbour Festival
10 – 19 July 2020
A festival (in German) in the middle of Heiligenhafen in the maritime environment of the harbour. This is what can be expected also in 2018. The event offers a mixture of concerts, Northern German culture and traditions, as well as an extensive programme for children. So there's something there for everyone.
Wacken Open Air
30 July – 01 August 2020
Each year, thousands of Heavy Metal fans are drawn to the small village of Wacken in the interior of Schleswig-Holstein. This is where the most famous bands of the scene appear and their fans give it all for a weekend. It is also worthwhile for visitors to check out the small village, because something as unusual as this can only be seen here!