Festivals and more festivals – Event highlights in Pirna

Whatever the time of year, you'll always find an opportunity to revel. Pirna's festivals attract people from far and wide: Whether it's the pub festival, the festival of cultures, the city run, the romantic night of the open courtyards or a combination of everything at the city festival, Pirna has a series of attractive events to offer for locals and guests alike.

Dates 2015

24/4/2015 | Living painting - Canaletto "The Market Square in Pirna"

At the years 1752/55 Bernardo Bellotto, named Canaletto painted his famous picture "The Market Square in Pirna". At the 24th of April this picture is going to be alive.


30/5/2015 | "Markt der Kulturen" culture festival

Advocating open-mindedness and tolerance.


19–21/6/2015 | Pirna city festival

The city festival is one of the annual highlights in Pirna. The organizers work hard all year to make this a perfect and unforgettable, fun-filled weekend for locals and guests alike.


1/8/2014 | Pirna night of the open courtyards

For one night of the year, estate owners in Pirna open their courtyards to the public and let people take a peek "behind the scenes".


5/09/2015 | Pirna wine festival

With roughly 450 hectares of wine-growing area, Saxony is the smallest of all of Germany's 13 wine-growing regions. A lesser known fact, until the 19th century, wine was also intensively grown around Pirna.


13/9/2015 | European Heritage Day

The origins of the European Heritage Day lie in France. First held in 1984, the event was an instant success and quickly spread to other European countries. The first German European Heritage Day was held in 1993.


Septembre 2015 | Candlelight shopping

Once a year, the small shops and boutiques in Pirna's old town welcome locals and guests to the Candlelight Shopping Night.


December | Pirna Christmas market

Enjoy the romantic atmosphere of the crafts and Christmas market at the historic market square with things to do and see for all the family.




Visitor address:

Kultur- und Tourismus Pirna GmbH

Am Markt 7 (Canaletto-Haus)
01796 Pirna
Tel. 03501 556446 
Tel. 03501 556447
Fax 03501 556449

Opening times:

Mon – Fri 10:00 – 16:00
Sat/Sun 10:00 – 13:00
Eastern to October:
Mon – Fri 10:00 – 18:00
Sat/Sun 10:00 – 14:00

Principal Office:
Kultur- und Tourismus Pirna GmbH
Am Markt 7
01796 Pirna

bank account:
Ostsächsische Sparkasse Dresden
BLZ: 850 503 00
Kto-Nr.: 3 100 111 400

tax number:

Amtsgericht Dresden
HRB 23792

Klaus-Peter Hanke

Christian Schmidt-Doll