Reeperbahn Festival

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Reeperbahn is a club-run festival that takes place over two days in Germany.

Famous for its spirit and location, this festival combines indie acts from all over the world with local German talent.

Historically Reeperbahn has been a spring board for new and upcoming acts and a cheap alternative for festival goers.


A boutique Indie festival which incorporates art, music, film screenings, street art, conferences and exhibitions. Located in the Reeperbahn neighbourhood, it is famed for its creativity this festival includes 180 plus shows stages over 25 unique locations in a community atmosphere.


2012 line-up, news and updates

Acts confimed for 2012 include The Temper Trap, Turbowolf, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Chew Lips, Benjamin Francis Leftwich and many more. Click here to view the full music line-up as updated

2012 Trailer

Location and travel

The festival takes place in venues around Hamburg, with many taking place in those along the Reeperbahn, an entertainment boulevard lined with music clubs, cafes and restaurants.

Arriving by public transport: Arriving at "Hamburg Hauptbahnhof“, main station: Either take the tramway S 1 in direction “Wedel” or the tramway S 3 in direction “Pinneberg” and get off at “Reeperbahn”. You can also take the underground railway (take line U2 to "Schlump" and change over to line U3 in direction "St. Pauli"/"Baumwall") and get off at "St. Pauli".

Arriving at "Fuhlbüttel"-Airport: Take the tramway S 1 to the train station "Ohlsdorf”. From here the tramway S 1 in direction "Wedel” will take you to "Reeperbahn”.

Arriving by car on the A7: Leave the A7 at exit HH-Othmarschen (those arriving from the south take the right lane into the "Elbtunnel”). Then follow "Behringstraße”, ”Barnerstraße” and "Julius-Leber-Straße” and at the end of "Julius-Leber-Straße” turn right into the "Max-Brauer-Allee”. Remain on "Max-Brauer-Allee” until you reach "Ottenser Marktplatz”. Then turn left into "Königsstraße”. This leads you directly onto the "Reeperbahn" / "Spielbudenplatz".

On the A1: Follow the A1 through to the A255 over the "Elbbrücken” into the "Billhorner-Brücken-Straße”. Then turn left into "Amsinckstraße” and drive through the "Deichtortunnel” onto "Willy-Brandt-Straße”. Follow the street and continuing on "Ludwig-Erhard-Straße”. At "Millerntorplatz" (tramway station "St. Pauli") begins the "Reeperbahn" ("Spielbudenplatz").

On the A24: Take the A24 until the end (HH-Jenfeld). Leave the roundabout at the second exit, the street name is "Sievekingsallee”. Follow the street and continue on "Bürgerweide”. Turn right in "Spaldingstraße” and follow the road B4, "Deichtortunnel”. Then turn half right in B4 "Willy-BrandtStraße” (later "Ludwig-Erhard-Straße"). At "Millerntorplatz" (tramway station "St. Pauli") begins the "Reeperbahn" ("Spielbudenplatz").

Parking is available at a cost on Heiligengeistfeld, Spielbudenplatz and Millerntorhochhaus.

Camping and other accommodation

There is no camping but there are youth hostels and bed and breakfasts in the area.

Music stages and other entertainment

As well as all the music in the different venues there is an arts side to the festival and the 'campus' side, which focuses on music industry talks.

The arts part of the festival involves, comics, film, flatstock, literature, street art and exhibitions.

Food and drink

There are many cafes and restaurants along the Reeperbahn and most of the venues will have bars in them.


  • 3-Day-Ticket (Thu – Sat): pre-selling 65,00 €
  • 2-Day-Ticket (Thu + Fri / Fri + Sat): pre-selling 48,00 €
  • 1-Day-Ticket (Thu / Fri / Sat): pre-selling 32,00 €

(All prices include tax, public transport, and advance sale fee)

If you don't want to buy your ticket at the box office you'll have the following options of buying tickets in advance:

Print your ticket at home, using eventim ticketdirect (additional fees might be charged). Call our ticket shop at +49 40-413 22 60 or +49 1805-62 62 80, mondays - fridays between 9 am and 6.30 pm. (Credit card only)