Tübingen Event Calender

The culture of art and nightlife in Tübingen are remarkable. The town has several chorales, theaters and night-clubs in addition to a full range of official and informal college activities ranging from lectures by the university’s official poet in residence to parties organized by the school’s student associations. In addition, on the “Wanne” in Tübingen’s Kunsthalle, two or three internationally renowned exhibitions are held each year.

There are frequently many festivals and open-air markets:

  • January
    • Arab Movie Festival
  • April
    • Latin American Movie Festival CineLatino
  • May
    • Rock Festival Rock im Tunnel
  • June
    • Poled boat race (German: Stocherkahnrennen), second Thursday of June, 2pm, around the Neckar Island
    • Ract!Festival, an alternative open air festival for free with music performances and workshops
  • July
    • Tübinger Sommerinsel festival: various restaurants serving special meals and associations offering activities on the Neckar Island
  • September
    • Umbrisch-Provenzalischer Markt, open air market for Italian and French products
    • Tübinger Stadtlauf , The town 10km race
  • October
    • Jazz- und Klassiktage: jazz and classic music festival
    • Kite festival Drachenfest on the hill Österberg
    • French movie festival Französische Filmtage
  • November
    • Terre de femmes movie festival FrauenWelten
  • December
    • Nikolauslauf Half marathon outside Tübingen in the forest
    • chocolate festival chocolART
    • Christmas market