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Summer in Bremen

Sonnenblumen an einem Marktstand auf dem Ziegenmarkt.
Activities in the warm season

Quelle: WFB / Jonas Ginter

Whether the Breminale on the Osterdeich or a sunny spot in the Bürgerpark – with its events, parks, lakes, and other activities, Bremen is the place to enjoy a great summer.

Summer highlights


Every year in July, there’ll be five fun-filled days on the shores of the Weser river. Temporary stages and stands, accommodating music, art, culture, and food vendors, make for a colourful scene and ensure for a very good time!

Quelle: bremen.online GmbH - hs

Bicycle tours

Not for nothing Bremen is one of the most biked cities in Europe. Bremen is a bicyclist paradise. Different tours along the Weser river, through bustling neighbourhoods, or in the green countryside outside of town, ensure that an adventure on two wheels can be had for all tastes and fitness levels.

Quelle: frauenseiten (Foto: Antje Robers)

Bremen Oldtimer Classics

End of June Bremen’s city centre will be transformed into a stage for displaying vintage cars, some dating as far as six decades back.

Quelle: Oldtimer Classics

Summer in Lesmona

In June, Knoops-Park will once again host classical concerts in its green surroundings: "Summer in Lesmona" invites you to enjoy the music of the chamber philharmonic in an idyllic setting.

Quelle: Frank Pusch

La Strada

There’s no curtains to raise for these performances; the stage for the artists of "La Strada" is the street. In June, Bremen’s plazas will become arenas, its street corners, stage sets, and the passer-by to an audience member.

Quelle: La Strada (Presse) / HaraldSchwörer (www.photein.de)

Open-Air Cinema

Bremen offers several open-air cinemas at different locations. One of the open-air cinemas is located at Schlachthof Bremen.

Quelle: Schlachthof Bremen, Foto: Jens Hagens

Dragonboat Cup on the Werdersee

This year will once again see over 1,500 sports fans cheering on racers in three categories. The Dragonboat Cup on the Wedersee will be held end of August or early September.

Quelle: Franke Kommunikation

Summer Sounds

Every year, the Neustadt celebrates the "Summer Sounds" festival. With its music programme, summer garden, and regional delicacies, there’s something for everyone.

Quelle: Neustadt Stadtteilmanagement

Shakespeare in the Park

In August, the Shakespeare Company constructions its most unique stage set of its season - in the middle of the Bürgerpark. Experience theatre out doors with the Shakespeare in the Park Festival.

Quelle: Marianne Menke


Summertime is festival time in Bremen! In and around Bremen there are numerous outdoor events, both large and small, for you to enjoy. Find out more about the festivals being held in the region.

Quelle: privat/ JUA


Each year during the summer, residents of Bremen and beyond are invited to the Überseetörn in the Überseestadt. The docks of the Europa harbour come alive with guided tours, a boating completion, shows, and live music.

Quelle: Hafen-Klönschnack

Festival Maritim

Every year in August, the international Festival Maritim in Bremen-Vegesack takes place.The programme, with its various concerts and entertaining side-events, draws both young and old to Vegesack.

Quelle: Vegesack Marketing e.V.

Gewoba City Triathlon

In August, the Überseestadt will once again be the arena for a fierce competition. Three events are held: Der Volkstriathlon (people’s triathlon), Staffeltriathlon (relay triathlon), and Olympic Triathlon. High-performance athletes and amateurs alike put their abilities in swimming, cycling, and running to the test.

Quelle: Spospom GmbH

Musikfest Bremen

At the end of the summer, celebrated classical artists, both young and old, perform at the Musikfest Bemen. The event, covering all musical epochs, takes place in over 20 different venues throughout the north west of Germany.

Quelle: Musikfest Bremen - fotoetage

Maritime Week

In September, Bremen will celebrate its connection to the water – with a varied programme, taking place between the city centre and the Weser promenade. There will be lectures held aboard ships, a maritime market, rowing races, and lots more!

Quelle: bremen.online GmbH

Music and Light at the Hollersee

This outdoor classical concert, with seating around the entire lake, and hundreds of lights shimmering in the dark is a particularly beautiful event.

Quelle: privat / Fotograf: K. Bünn

Ein Weg führt durch eine Parkanlage mit weitläufiger Wiese und Bäumen

Parks and Recreation

Enjoy Bremen at its most natural!

Quelle: Dennis Siegel

Radfahrer, Landschaft, Herbsttag, Ausflug, Herbst


Days out and the surrounding region.

Quelle: bremen online

Blick auf festlich beleuchtete Festzelte zur Breminale an der Weser

Free and outdoors

Open-air concerts, music, street festivals and cultural events.

Quelle: bremen.online / HS

Eine Frau und zwei Mädchen aus der Unterwasserperspektive in einem Schwimmbad fotografiert. fotolia / Iuliia Sokolovska

Bremen's pools and spas

Quelle: fotolia / Iuliia Sokolovska


Day trips to the North Sea coast

Take a boat trip out to Helgoland, set sail on the sea or gaze at gargantuan cruise ships.

Quelle: Seniorenlotse, Siegel

Blick auf die Waldbühne im Bürgerpark

Outdoor Dining

Quelle: WFB; Katharina Müller

Junge Menschen fahren an der Weser Fahrrad

BIKE IT! - Cycling in Bremen

Discover Bremen by bike!

Quelle: WFB/Ginter

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Quelle: WFB/bremen.online - MDR

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Quelle: WFB / Tristan Vankann