Summer in the City Photo courtesy: Kristina Schäfer, SWR©

Photo courtesy: Kristina Schäfer, SWR©

Summer in the City Concerts

“Summer in the City” revolves completely around the series of open air concerts in Mainz Zollhafen, the former customs harbor, and other extraordinary event locations. With the north harbour mole directly by the Rhine, Mainz has an exceptional location, making every concert a quite special experience.

Sat., 01.07.2017 Sarah Connor, Volkspark Mainz

Sun., 09.07.2017 Ben Becker, Domplatz Mainz

Sun., 30.07.2017 Gregory Porter, Volkspark Mainz

Packages including overnight stay and ticket are available on our homepage link)

Further information and concerts details
Mainz Tourism:

Tel. mainz-visitors: 0049 - (0) 6131/242-888

Tel. mainz-events: 0049 - (0) 6131/242-828

Experience the Mainz Farmer's Market!

Every week on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 7 am to 2 pm you can experience one of the most beautiful markets in Germany at the St. Martin's Cathedral, right in the city center of Mainz. Enjoy shopping at numerous booths and market stalls which offer a wide variety of fresh and regional products. Whether fruits, vegetables, bread, cheese or honey - the Mainz market offers something for everyone's taste. An especially unique highlight is the “Marktfrühstück” (farmer´s market breakfast): you can savor the taste and atmosphere of a German-style sausage breakfast at the market. In addition the winegrowers of Mainz offer their finest wine sorts. The Mainz Farmer's Market is looking forward to your visit!

Election of the German Wine Queen

In honour of Rheinhessen’s 200th anniversary, the election of the German Wine Queen takes place in the Rheingoldhalle in Mainz.

The preliminary round starts on 24 September, 2016 and the final’s date is on 30 September, 2016.

Would you like to join the event live? Then be sure to reserve your tickets or book Mainz or a complete weekend. The tickets include the LIVE-Show, a buffet and all drinks.

Tickets and all-inclusive tours are available at the Tourist Service Centre in Mainz, Tel. 06131-242 888 or online at

Mainzer Sommerlichter- the event of the year!

Starting on Friday the 28th of July, lasting until Sunday the 30th of July 2017 and located between Fischtorplatz and Kaisertor, parallel to the Mainzer Rhine.

You will find plenty of things to discover like a great music programme, food trucks with a great variety of regional products and a cosy little wine village perfect for tasting our best wines.

As one of the highlights for the „Mainzer Sommerlichter“ there will be a music synchronized firework on Saturday the 29th of July. It will be accompanied by a grandiose lasershow and can be viewed from the riverbank or if you like it a little bit more exclusive even from one of the ships.

Tickets for the ship and the all-inclusive tour and all-inclusive tours are available at the Tourist Service Centre in Mainz, Tel. 06131-242 888 or online at