Rostock’s Christmas market is the largest in the North. Rostock’s historic city centre shines in a blaze of lights. The largest Christmas market in the north of Germany invites visitors for a stroll from Neuer Markt to Kröpeliner Tor and down to the city harbour. Whether it’s a culinary experience with hot mulled wine, Christmas biscuits and Rostock smoked sausages, or whether it’s devotional amusements or a funny Christmas program for kids. Waiting for visitors are presents for under the tree, but also roundabouts, a huge Ferris wheel plus live music.
The Warnemünde River Festival is the event highlight in the late summer. Visitors to Warnemünde can experience the bustling market life at the Alter Strom, the evening boat parade and fireworks.
Hanse Sail Rostock is the name of this fantastic rendezvous of majestic ships. For four days in August, Warnemünde and the city harbour of Rostock will host impressive windjammers, traditional ships and museum ships.
Programme highlights are the regattas of the traditional ships, firework displays, music and colourful markets.
Visitors await top-class sailing competitions at the 80th Warnemünde sailing week. More than 2,000 regular sailors and surfers compete for world rankings in all Olympic boat classes.
Further programme: shanty choir, dragon boat race, traditional procession in historic costumes.
Every year the Hanseatic City of Rostock celebrates its birthday. During a historical guided tour visitors get to know interesting facts and stories about the past, present and future.
In 2017, the theme of the city’s birthday is “reformation and Slüter”. Seven cannon shots are the highlight of this anniversary.
The ACTIVE BEACH offers variety of sports e.g. beach soccer, beach volleyball and beachminton. There will be sports and fun directly at the beach all summer long.
The summer season at the seaside resort of Warnemünde starts with the “River awakening” (Stromerwachen).
An extensive line of market stalls and culinary delights along the Alter Strom invite visitors to take a stroll. The program includes music and entertainment.
At the seaside resort of Warnemünde winter is expelled with atmospheric music, mulled wine and a huge bonfire at the beach on Saturday. Guests also get information about local Easter traditions. Children are welcome to join a torchlight walk through Rostock’s seaside resort.
To sit in a beach basket with a view of the Baltic Sea and having some hot mulled wine: The „Warnemünde Winter Fun“ will once again prove that a Baltic Sea holiday is also attractive at winter temperatures.
On the beach and around the lighthouse, this promising adventure weekend features the Carnival of the Ice-Swimmers, horse races, a campfire and a spectacular kite-event. In the evenings we celebrate ‘Winter-Rock’ around the lighthouse.
The New Year in Warnemünde kicks off with a spectacular New Year’s surprise. “Warnemünde tower lights” is the name of this romantic show of lights, lasers, fireworks and live performances that attracts thousands of people to the seaside resort every year.