Music festivals in Germany

Music festivals in Germany

Have you ever travelled to Germany? Today, at Topfestivals, we are going there to present you the best music festivals in Germany. There you can find festivals for all tastes, in the city, on the beach or in the mountains and of all genres you can imagine. Do you want to know what they are? We'll tell you about them below.

The best music festivals in Germany to visit

Every country offers something different, and in the case of Germany, it has a great cultural offer, especially in an area that in Topfestivales we love, you already know what it is, don't you? Indeed, the festivals!

So today we bring you a post in which you can discover and learn about the best music festivals in Germany . And what's more, it doesn't matter what genre you like because we present events for rock and electronic music lovers, as well as for those who enjoy other genres such as reggae, pop, hip hop and many others. Stay tuned, it's starting now!

Airbeat One

Airbeat One is an electronic music festival, specifically focused on the EDM genre, which has been held annually since 2002 in the city of Neustadt-Glewe, Germany. This event has managed to gather more than 60,000 attendees in its last editions, and always has in its lineup with the eminences of electronic music.

The festival is usually held in July and lasts 4 days in which attendees can enjoy the best of dance music and artists like Afrojack, David Guetta, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Marshmello, NERVO, Yellow Claw, Charlotte de Witte or Timmy Trumpet, who have been present in past editions of the festival.

Are you convinced by this option? Airbeat One is undoubtedly one of the best electronic music festivals in Germany, and you can find tickets from 60 euros and passes from 129 euros, so get excited!


Mayday is one of the most popular and oldestmusic festivals in Germany , as it celebrated its first edition in 1991. Although its main venue is in Dortmund, Germany, the event also has other editions in Katowice (Poland), Hungary or Russia. The dates of the event usually take place between April and November, although specifically Dortmund is held in late April.

In this festival you can enjoy the best electronic music, as its lineup always reflects the current trends in techno music, although in recent years has been opening to other styles such as hardstyle, house, trance, EDM and even hip hop or pop.

Mayday has been played by artists like Tiësto, Chris Liebing, Lost Frequencies, Len Faki, Boys Noize, Neelix, Markus Schulz, Billie Eilish, Lewis Capaldi, Taylor Swift, Post Malone, Liam Gallagher, Stormzy or Travis Scott, among many others.

If this option convinces you, we inform you that you can find general day tickets from 39 euros, are you ready to enjoy one of the best music festivals in Germany?

Rock am Ring & Rock im Park

Rock am Ring & Rock im Park are not just one festival, but two rock music festivals that have been held simultaneously in different locations every year since 1985. While the Rock am Ring event takes place at the Nürburgring race track, the Rock im Park festival is held at the same time at the Zeppelinfeld in Nuremberg. A curious idea, isn't it, you can tell us what you think in the comments.

It should be noted that although they have different locations, they are considered as a single festival, so it is considered thelargest festival in Germany and in turn, one of the largest in the world, bringing together more than 150,000 people.

Artists like Slipknot, Die Antwoord, Die Ärzte, Tool, Slayer, Tenacious D, The Smashing Pumpkins, Bring Me the Horizon, Dropkick Murphys, Sabaton, Bastille, The 1975, The Boss Hoss, Alligatoah, SDP, Amon Amarth, Architects or Foals, are some of those who have passed through this original musical event. So come and check it out, it's one of the best music festivals in Germany!


Hurricane is a music festival that takes place in a different place than usual, a speedway in Scheeßel (Germany), popularly known as Eichenring. This event you can enjoy both genres of rock, indie, pop and electronic music,so it is a fairly varied festival in terms of styles.

The festival usually takes place every June since 1997, and manages to gather more than 70,000 attendees from all over the world in each of its editions.

It is worth noting that this event is well known for having hosted the last full performance of David Bowie, and thanks to that and its varied lineup that has hosted both national and international stars, has become one of the most popular European festivals. In addition you can also find numerous food stalls.

Artists such as Foo Fighters, The Cure, Interpol, Wolfmother, The Streets, Christine and the Queens, Royal Republic, Faber, Steve Aoki, Macklemore, Tame Impala or Parkway Drive, are some of the many who have played on the stages of Hurricane.

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