Easter in Bautzen

April 7th – 9th

The traditional German-Sorbian Easter festival in Bautzen has a particularly large number of colorful Easter customs. The best time to experience the Sorbian Culture is during this time of the year, when many of their usages take place, e.g. the famous Easter Riding or the special Easter eggs paintings.


Bautzen spring

May 19th – 21st

Let’s celebrate springtime! The traditional festival inspires visitors with a spectacular cultural program, a flea market, street theater, live music and family fun.

Rumpsteak mit Senfkruste und Tomaten-Ruculasalat

17th Bautzen Mustard Weeks

August 8th – September 3th

Try the famous mustard „Bautzener Senf“! Gastronomic specialities like Mustard-Schnitzel or Mustard-Icecream await you. Broaden your culinary horizons and indulge your palate with exquisite gourmet dishes based around the spicy paste!


Water | Art | Light - Old Town Festival

September 1st – 3rd

Get enchanted by artistic representations at the Old Town Festival and enjoy aesthetic water features, skilful light installations or other original presentations of all kinds.


Christmas Market

December 1st – 22nd

Bautzen hosts Germanys oldest christmas market: The Wenzelsmarkt. Around the historic town hall  the Wenzelsmarkt invites visitors to enjoy the christmas time with culinary delights, traditional craftsmanship and regional products.