Quelle: bremen.online GmbH / Dennis Siegel
Under the title “Free and Outdoors” we’ve collected the recreational activities in Bremen with exactly those qualities. The offerings include open-air concerts, music and street festivals, nature, playgrounds, and cultural events – all free-of-charge and outdoors.
The festival being celebrated in Bremen is unusual – Bremen isn’t close to any of the areas where Carnival is celebrated in Germany. And then, it’s a samba carnival – not in Rio but in Northern Germany? Yes, every year, usually in February, the Bremen Karneval has rapid samba percussion beats and wonderfully colorful costumes. Join in with the celebration on the streets, free of charge.
There are 2,311 hectares of green space in the parks and gardens around Bremen, where you can catch some rays of sun and not be a penny poorer. A special highlight is the show of flowers from April to the end of May in the Rhododendronpark, which has no admission fee.
Quelle: privat / JUA
On the first Tuesday of the month in the spring and summer, Bremen skaters ride through the night. The Bremen Skate Night runs from May to September and has various fringe events. Just put on your skates, go the meeting point and join the fun free of charge.
Quelle: WFB Wirtschaftsförderung Bremen GmbH/T. Vankann
In Bremen North, they block off the first week of June in their calendars every year – that’s when the traditional Vegesack Harbor Festival takes place. All around the Museumshaven in Vegesack, there are culinary offerings and three stages of free music.
Quelle: bremen.online GmbH/ Foto: Dennis Siegel
At the beginning of every summer, the squares of Bremen turn into arenas and its streets function as circus tents for La Strada: Three days full of theater, dance and acrobatics at the Marktplatz, Domshof and on the Wallanlagen. The yearly program is outdoors and free of charge.
Quelle: privat / JUA
One of Bremen’s most beloved cultural festivals is the Breminale on the Osterdeich. Five days of music, art and culture, without an admission price, makes it a highlight of everyone’s summer.
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There’s another beloved open-air highlight in Bremen, in the Neustadt: The Summer Sounds in August invite you to enjoy music, a summer garden and regional delicacies. Around 8,000 visitors party for free, outdoors on the hilly Neustadtswallanlagen.
Quelle: Neustadt Stadtteilmanagement
Although the citizens of Bremen ride their bikes all year round, in every kind of weather, it’s especially nice in the summertime. You’ll find tips and routes for your next bike ride under BIKE IT!
Quelle: WFB/Ingo Wagner
You know the summer in Bremen is coming to a close when the event Musik und Licht am Hollersee (Music and Light on the Hollersee) takes place. Classical music illuminated by tikki torchlights. Find yourself a spot and enjoy the spectacle, free of charge.
Quelle: WFB; Thomas Hellmann