Header Image

2018 Event Highlights in Baden-Baden

Before and after the Baden-Baden Reinsurance Meeting, the town hosts to an impressive array of events featuring everything from a prestigious cultural programme in the Festspielhaus, top-class horse racing and world famous art in the Museum Frieder Burda and the Staatliche Kunsthalle. Click here and discover.

International Horse Racing - Sales & Racing Festival
Fri 19 - Sun 21 October 2018, Rennbahn Baden-Baden/Iffezheim

Racing fever in Iffezheim – exhilarating atmosphere, exciting thrills and intoxicating anticipation. There’s no better way to describe a visit to the international horse racing track in Baden-Baden/Iffezheim. Guests can set their pulses racing at the international horse races three times a year, sharing their excitement in joyous expectation of winning with all the other racing enthusiasts.


Swan Lake
Sat 22 - Tue 25 December 2018, FESTIVAL HALL BADEN-BADEN

The legendary Mariinsky production of Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet.


James Turrell. The substance of light
Wed 17 - Sun 28 October 2018, Museum Frieder Burda

James Turrell (born in 1943 in Los Angeles) counts among the most important artists of our time. For more than fifty years, he has devoted his creative work to the treatment of (im-)materiality and perception.


New Year's Eve Ball
Mon 31 December 2018 7.00 pm, KURHAUS

You will start the New Year with excellent dance music, diverting show acts and an exquisite gala dinner. Excellent dance orchestras will contribute to making the event a success and invite you to dance. You will also have fun with the Casino Band Baden-Baden and their classics, popular swing and famous top ten songs.


World Dance Gala
Sat 3 November 2018 6.00 pm, KURHAUS

Exclusive gala and fascinating world champions' competitive dancing show – a unique combination. The World Dance Gala presents an exciting ball and attractive shows of world champion dancing couples and formation teams.


Baden-Baden Christmas Market
Thu 29 November 2018 - Sun 6 January 2019, KURGARTEN

Surrounded by the mountains of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden’s traditional Christmas Market is a winter wonderland like no other with its many atmospheric attractions. The smell of mulled wine and gingerbread accompanies visitors as they browse the stands decorated for Christmas, with Kurhaus at the beginning of Lichtentaler Allee offering an illuminated backdrop. A well-selected programme of live performances under the endless sky are a treat for young and old alike.