Which ticket do I need?
There are three different ticket categories for the Reeperbahn Festival: festival tickets, conference tickets and sessions-only tickets.
Festival Tickets are available as 1-, 2-, 3- or 4-day tickets. They provide access to all concerts, shows and parties as well as all art, film, word and education programme items.
The Conference Ticket includes all items of the festival ticket plus attendance of the conference programme. If you would like to attend only the sessions of the conference programme, you will need a Sessions-Only Ticket.
If you have any questions, our ticket service will be happy to assist you by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on 040 4132260 (Monday to Friday between 10:00 and 14:00).
Where can I buy tickets?
Are there tickets for individual events?
There are no tickets for individual concerts or exhibitions. There is an option on our Ticket Site to buy a session-only ticket for the Reeperbahn Festival Conference.
Does my ticket ensure access to all stages and concerts?
Sorry, unfortunately not. If the capacity of a venue is exceeded, access cannot be permitted. Access to that location is only granted, when guests leave the venue and make room for further guests.
Is my ticket valid for busses and trains?
Tickets and wristbands entitle the holders to travel to the venue and back on the day/days of their validity entire HVV (Hamburg public transport) area, return ticket incl. express bus, valid till end of operating hours on the day of validity).
Is admission for disabled guests and/or accompanying persons free?
Wheelchair users and one person accompanying him/her share one Reeperbahn Festival ticket. We kindly ask these guests to call our ticket service and sign up on +49 (0)40-4132260. On the booked festival day(s), the two wristbands can be obtained at the Festival Ticket Desk on Spielbudenplatz on presenting the corresponding ID-card. Further information can be found here.
During the festival
When and where do the individual programme items take place?
The exact performance times and venues will be published at our schedule this summer.
The schedule will also be available in our mobile apps (Android and iOS).
When do the locations open?
All current information on the pandemic-proof festival in 2021 can be found here.
What can I bring along to the locations?
All current information on the pandemic-proof implementation in 2021 can be found here.
How many programme items can I visit each evening?
That depends on many factors, but mainly on yourself. If you want to attend a concert from the start to the end, four to five are possible. We recommend strolling through the festival locations, listening in here and there. That way you can enjoy twice as many concerts and discover exciting acts on the way!
Where do I get information on the programme?
Information on the programme are available in the programme overview on our website or in our mobile app. The best way to plan your day is to use the schedule and highlight or pencil in your favourite concerts via the Favourites function. Whoever needs to be inspired can use the Discover function which recommends artists.
How and where do I get my festival wristband?
The festival wristband can be collected at the Ticket Desk at Festival Village on Heiligengeistfeld (entrance: Glacischaussee / U-train station St. Pauli) on Wednesday. Here days tickets can be purchased on all festival if available.
Will the Reeperbahn be closed off during the Reeperbahn Festival?
No, of course not. As the Reeperbahn Festival is a club festival, the programme items will take place at about 90 locations on and near the Reeperbahn. Reeperbahn itself and Spielbudenplatz will not be closed off and are accessible for everybody.
What rules apply to minors during the festival?
Our events are subject to legal provisions for minors. We would like to point out specifically that we are not responsible for access to venues. Minors might be refused access to a club on the Reeperbahn, in particular late at night. Please take this into account when buying tickets.
As a rule, pupil ID-cards, written approval issued by parents or legal guardians are not accepted.
- 5 Dance Events JuSchG (Protection of Young Persons Act):
Attendance of children and young people below the age of 16 at public dance events is not permissible unless accompanied by a legal guardian; attendance of adolescents above the age of 16 is permissible up to midnight.
Where will I get information during the festival?
If you have any questions during the festival you can always ask our staff at the Info desks (Festival Village at Heiligengeistfeld or Spielbudenplatz).
As always you can buy our T-shirts and bags at our merchandise booth (Festival Village at Heiligengeistfeld or Spielbudenplatz). If you want to come with Reeperbahn Festival merchandise to the festival, check out our online shop.
What is the Festival Village?
Let’s put a stop to asphalt jungle! The Reeperbahn Festival will roll out the green carpet, inviting artists from the areas of art, music and film to transform a part of Heiligengeistfeld into an idyllic artists’ village. Designed as a feel-good place away from the hustle and bustle, the Festival Village invites you to relax and hang out with cosy seating islands, spacious rolled lawns and fairy lights. With a select range of food trucks and bars, everything is provided to plan the rest of the evening or to experience the numerous offerings from concerts, talks, art, lectures and discussions.
The Festival Village houses the Music Makers Playground, Future Playground, Arts Playground as well as the Fritz Stage and the arte Concert Stage.
The Festival Village is also the location of the Ticket Desk and thus the first point of contact for all visitors.
You can visit the ARTE Concert Stage, the Arts Playground and the Future Playground with your valid Reeperbahn Festival Wristband. You can also discover all the other areas of the Village with your friends and without a festival ticket.
Is Reeperbahn Festival barrier-free?
Due to the multitude of venues the accessibility of the Reeperbahn Festival has to be evaluated individually. The following venues are accessible by wheelchair: Bahnhof Pauli, Grünspan, Knust, Mojo Club, Molotow and Molotow Backyard, Nochtspeicher, Resonanzraum, Stage Operettenhaus and Spielbudenplatz. Barrier-free sanitary facilities are available in the Festival Village at Heiligengeistfeld and at Spielbudenplatz in the centre of the Reeperbahn. In addition, there are barrier-free toilets at Bahnhof Pauli, Mojo Club, Resonanzraum and in the St. Michaelis Church. Further information can be found here.
In case of problems or need for information on site, the staff at the information desks in the Festival Village at Heiligengeistfeld and at Spielbudenplatz as well as in the clubs are always happy to help.
Band application for the Reeperbahn Festival
Up-to-date information are available at the following link: Band Application. Demos and unsolicited applications per mail or e-mail will not be accepted.
How do I know whether my application was successful?
The motto is: "Don't call us - we call you!". We are sorry, but due to the great number of applications we cannot answer every application. Should we decide to offer you a concrete festival slot, we will contact you via e-mail!
Who can attend a concert at the Elbphilharmonie?
All holders of 4-day tickets, 3-day tickets, 2-dayvtickets and 1-day tickets for Friday or Saturday and holders of a conference ticket (excl. Sessions-only tickets) only after early and successful registration via our Reservation System.
Attention: the reservation is binding and cannot be revoked or changed.
Can I attend several concerts at the Elbphilharmonie?
So, unfortunately not.
Will there be a box office for Elbphilharmonie concerts?
No sorry, there will probably be no box office for concerts at the Elbphilharmonie.
How do I proceed after registration for a concert at the Elbphilharmonie?
To get access to an Elbphilharmonie concert booked in advance the voucher you have received or the ticket can be exchanged for a seat ticket at the Ticket Desk in the Festival Village on Heiligengeistfeld.
Please note that tickets cannot be exchanged for seat tickets at the Elbphilharmonie.
How will seats for concerts at the Elbphilharmonie be allocated?
Seats for concerts at the Elbphilharmonie will be allocated at the Ticket Desk on the day of the event. There will be NO advance reservation of certain seats. Seats will be allocated randomly and cannot be changed.
Joint collection of seat tickets increases the chance of sitting together.