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Kieler Umschlag (with Sunday opening)
The winter’s city centre folk festival promises four fantastic days under the banner of tradition. Once ancient mayor Asmus Bremer and his wife Katharina have been awoken for the festivities, the mood turns festive.
CONTACT: www.kieler-umschlag.de
26 February – 1 March 2015
Sailing Camp (Camp 24/7)
“A taste of sailing” – trips and sailing courses for children, youths and guests of our city. The sailing camp, which is the only of its kind in Germany, invites you to optimist sailing courses, city tours by boat.
CONTACT: www.camp24-7.de
1 May - 30 September 2015
Schleswig-Holstein KID’s Festival
The Kiellinie turns into a free paradise for kids over a period of three days. Climbing walls, sporting events and many other activities on water and land do not only excite children’s hearts.
CONTACT: www.eventbuero-kiel.de
8-10 May 2015
»Unser Norden« Beach-Tour
Germany’s beach volleyball elite will come again to Kiel’s Holstenplatz. The preliminary tournament of this year’s „Unser Norden“ Beach-Tour promises to keep spectators on the edge of their seats, uniting sports and a breezy beach atmosphere.
CONTACT: www.shvv.de/unser-norden-beachtour
8-9 May 2015
Kieler Woche and Balloon Sail
Kieler Woche is the world's largest competitive sailing event and the largest summer festival in the north of Europe with its over 1000 events. And what's more, up to 70 hot-air ballooning teams will be attending the eighth international Balloon Sail on the Nordmarksportfeld, casting their magical glow over the sports field as they float off on their evening flight.
CONTACT: www.kieler-woche.de
20-28 June 2015
Kultursommer and Museumsnacht
The Kultursommer (summer of culture) will shower you in concerts, theatre shows, readings, expositions, lectures and festivities, culminating on 28 August, when the Museumsnacht (night of the museums) will be celebrated featuring remarkable expositions, music, literature and dance in Kiel’s museums until midnight.
CONTACT: www.kultursommer-kiel.de
July – August 2015
Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival
This year’s international classic music festival will be focussing on the Baltic states. Some 120 concerts will take place at over 40 venues of very special ambiance. Among them noble country estates, castles, churches, grand manors, large barns and stables.
CONTACT: www.shmf.de
11 July - 30 August 2015
Cheese Meets Wine
Now for the third year running, wine and cheese lovers are once again invited to come and taste a few of the more exquisite types of wine and cheese at the Bootshafen cheese and wine tasting event. During the day visitors will be welcome to enjoy live music, small theatrical interludes and the possibility to go sailing and in the evening the “Zelt der Genüsse” (tent of delights).
CONTACT: www.kiel-sailing-city.de
17-19 July 2015
A diverse cultural and aquatic programme at the Bootshafen: from 2 p.m. until the evening a floating stage will offer poetry slam, jazz dance shows, readings and live music in a relaxed maritime atmosphere.
CONTACT: www.kiel-sailing-city.de
24 July - 29 August 2015
27. Förde Triathlon
Some 800 athletes and thousands of spectators already look forward to two fantastic days of sports. First the competitiors will swim trough the Kiel fjord, then race bikes through a varied city centre scenery, to complete their triathlon with the run.
CONTACT: www.kiel-triathlon.de
9 August 2015
The Museumsnacht (night of the museums) will be celebrated at the 28th August featuring remarkable expositions, music, literature and dance in Kiel’s museums until midnight. There will be a shuttle-service, which takes you from location to location. At the end you can enjoy the closing-party until dawn.
CONTACT: www.museumsnacht-kiel.de
28 August 2015
NOK Romantica
It will be romantic at the Kiel-Canal: inhabitants, cyclists, tourists and many more are invitedto join the longest chain of lights - with candles, torches and lanterns.
CONTACT: www.nok-romantika.de
5 September 2015
Kiel.Lauf powered by Fördesparkasse
This sports event with its beautiful course through the heart of the city and along the shores of the Kiel Fjord consists of a half marathon, a 10-km popular distance and a 6-km school pupil’s distance.
13 September 2015
Farmers' Market
A fresh countryside breeze sweeps the city on the fjord! Since ten years Kiel’s farmers’ and regional market is being held in the centre of Kiel.www.kiel-marketing.de
1-3 October 2015
Baltic Horse Show
One of the year´s highlights for horse enthusiasts, Kiel´s Baltic Horse Show is also a treat for the whole family. This year´s horse event again boasts world class riders, international top-ranking horses.
CONTACT: www.baltic-horse-show.de
8-11 October 2015
Scandinavian Days
For two days, Kiel’s friendship to its Scandinavian neighbor countries will be celebrated with an exciting program. KIEL OPENS UP for city-wide Sunday-shopping from 1 p.m. – 6 pm
CONTACT: www.kiel-sailing-city.de
7-8 November 2015
Stadtwerke Eisfestival
Winterfun in Kiel for the whole family: The 750 sq.m. of ice under cover are situated on the Rathausplatz. Young and old can prove their skills in skating or curling.
CONTACT: www.kiel-sailing-city.de/
November 2015 - January 2016
Christmas Market
Christmas in Kiel is maritime – in sight of the huge ferry terminals, the museum´s port and big cranes of HDW, the city is illuminated in Christmassy lights. Enjoy traditional hot punch and snack stalls as well as handicrafts and culinary delights in wintery port atmosphere in the city
CONTACT: www.kiel-sailing-city.de
23 November - 23 December 2015
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