What’s on in Glückstadt?

Arts & Culture – Events – Guided Tours – Shopping – Sports & Leisure Activities …

Glückstadt, the beautiful historical monument on the Elbe, is always worth a trip. All year long, various larger and smaller events provide visitors with the opportunity to experience the different facets of this river town. The highlights include the Kulturmärz (Culture in March) and SternenZauber (Magic of the Stars), the four day-long opening event of Glückstädter Matjeswochen (Matjes season) in June, the Summer Festival on the Elbe and the Kulturnacht (Night of Culture).

The citizens of Glückstadt are particularly proud of their young, vibrant arts scene. With their regularly changing exhibitions, the town’s numerous art galleries and ateliers, the Detlefsen Museum and the Palais für aktuelle Kunst (Contemporary Art Gallery) form a large part of Glückstadt’s cultural scene. Glückstadt’s Friends of Music Association hosts regular concerts in the town church as part of the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival. Therefore the town church is not only an architectural landmark but also the backdrop for unforgettable music events..

Whether it’s concerts of varying musical styles, readings, guided tours, boat tours on the Elbe, Open for Business Sundays, etc. – there’s a huge variety of events taking place in our town. Just check out the events calendar for all of the latest events in Glückstadt and find your own personal highlight…

Event Highlights

Veranstaltungshighlights / Event Higlights

Events Calendar

Veranstaltungskalender / Events Calendar


Wechselnde Ausstellungen / Exhibitions



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