What’s On In Dresden
1 – 7 November 2019

What’s On In Dresden? (Photo: M. Hultsch) We hope you enjoyed a good Halloween Party, have not been too scared and had lots of sweets =) Tips for the weekend This time of the year is perfect to get creative. It gets dark early and since it is cold outside, make yourself comfortable at home and do some handicrafts. You can find the necessary inspiration and materials at the “Kreativmesse Dresden“, a trades fair all around creative ideas offering workshops or, if you are not very creative yourself, you can just buy from creative people. Maybe you have already started […]

What’s On In Dresden
25 – 31 October 2019

What’s On In Dresden? (Photo: M. Hultsch) Tips for the weekend – Staff picks The DAVE Festival for Clubculture has some more days to go. This year’s motto “Retrofuture” addresses not only the obvious aesthetic perspective but also the social relevance of club culture. Lessons for a responsible social dialogue can also be drawn from a reflected look into the past. Today, according to this, the protagonists increasingly refer to the former promises of techno on their very own playground of electronic music, the club. In addition to the function of escapism and the aesthetic confrontation with different art movements, […]

What’s On In Dresden
18 – 24 October 2019

What’s On In Dresden? (Photo: M. Hultsch) Tips and Notes for the weekend // This Friday the DAVE Festival for Clubculture starts. This year’s motto “Retrofuture” addresses not only the obvious aesthetic perspective but also the social relevance of club culture. Lessons for a responsible social dialogue can also be drawn from a reflected look into the past. Today, according to this, the protagonists increasingly refer to the former promises of techno on their very own playground of electronic music, the club. In addition to the function of escapism and the aesthetic confrontation with different art movements, the club serves […]

What’s On In Dresden
11 – 17 October 2019

  Tips for the weekend Did you already experience the beautiful landscape of famous national park “Sächsische Schweiz” (Saxon Switzerland)? This Saturday might be a good opportunity to go hiking there! Our insider-tip this weekend, regarding the “Sächsische Schweiz”, is something for adventure-seekers and a specificly saxon thing to do: “Boofen“! This weekend the weather will be just fabulous! You visit the sächische Schweiz and stay there overnight in a half-open cave – your “Boofe”. Find more information and avialable “Boofen” on this website. Plan on some time to find the place and to reach it before sunset. Just always […]

What’s On In Dresden
4 – 10 October 2019

Tips for the weekend This year the Umundu-Festival celebrates its 10ths aniversary in Dresden. After the last years topics “Utopia”, “Rich and Poor” and “Our Urban Future” there are right now various activities around plants and sustainability, ranging from workshops on creative baking to movies (original language) and theater. Find the full programm on the website. This weekend it might be raining a lot – which is pretty much Germany in autuum! So let’s find some acitivities inside, e.g. did you know that Dresden has three bouldering halls? From north to south the Mandala, Bouldercity and Kletterarena. Or did you […]

What’s On in Dresden
27 September – 3 October

Tips for the weekend This weekend is definitely all about art! To begin with, the Neustadt will be hosting the annual Neustadt Art Festival. From the 27th to the 29th of September, you may be able to experience various different exhibitions ranging from exhibitions, to movies, to presentations, something for every taste in art will be on show throughout the hip outer Neustadt district! Just outside the city’s borders, in the neighbouring and beautiful city of Radebeul, you may find this year’s edition of the Radebeul Fall and Wine Fest, including the annual International Wandering Theatre Festival. This is a […]

What’s On in Dresden
20 September – 27 September 2019

    For all who keep up with our blog, you will notice that What’s On in Dresden might appear a little different than usual this week… we are re-launching our weekly tips for each upcoming week with a new format which will hopefully give all of our readers access to even more events taking place in Dresden throughout the week and at the same time let you all know what the main highlights for the week are. Throughout the past years, it has become clear that certain venues offer cultural events on a regular basis. Those who read our […]

What’s On in Dresden
13 September – 19 September 2019

Dresden river side in autuum (photo: S. Schueckel) Friday, 13 September: Eishockey Dresdner Eislöwen On Friday there is the first matchday of the new season in Eishockey. The Dresdner Eislöwen play against EV Landshut. On Friday 20.9. will be the next match played in the modern EnergieVerbund Arena. The season has just started! Beginning: 7:30 pm.; Admission: 14 €; How to get there: EnergieVerbund Arena; TRAM 10 ‘Krankenhaus Friedrichstadt’ stop; TRAM 6, 11 ‘Kongresszentrum’ stop; TRAM 1, 2 ‘Bahnhof Mitte’ stop. More information (German): www.eisloewen.de/preise Saturday, 14 September: Frozen Records As early as 1923 the Bauhaus artist László Moholy-Nagy worked […]

What’s On in Dresden 6 September – 12 September 2019

Friday, 6 September: 5th Meißen Choir Festival This weekend, be sure to plan a visit to the beautiful neighbouring city of Meißen as the city hosts the fifth edition of its annual choir festival. A visit to Meißen in itself is already worth it as the city is home to Germany’s oldest castle as well as to the world famous Meissen Porcelain factory, which was the first place in Europe to produce this product and has been doing so ever since 1708. All of these attractions apart, this weekend 13 stages will be set up around the city’s old town, […]

What’s On in Dresden
30 August – 5 September 2019

Friday, 30 August: “Sound of Bronkow Music Festival” THE SOUND OF BRONKOW is a three-day music festival for folk, indie and singer/songwriter around the Dresden Societaetstheater, presented by the local record label K&F Records and the Societaetstheater. 2019 is already the tenth year.  The festival basically plays on four stages, three indoor stages in the Societaetstheater and a free outdoor stage in the garden of the theater. In addition, there are occasional concerts in other venues and a festival party. Until Friday 6 pm you can buy tickets at three different box offices in Dresden: – Ticket office in the […]