Citizens festival

Von-Römer-Straße © Andreas Harbach

Celebrate an entire weekend downtown Bayreuth? You can do this again from July 5th to 7th 2019. At the Bayreuth citizens festival, the streets are in an unusual festival state!


The Bayreuth citizens festival of 2018 had attracted many guests.
Come again in 2019 and celebrate with us!
If you don’t want to come as a visitor but as a snack- or stand vendor or as a band, just look at the section “applications” and inform yourself.We look forward to seeing you again, or for the first time at the next Bayreuth citizens festival!

Your Bayreuth Marketing & Tourism GmbH

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Here you will find the flyer, including the program of the past Bayreuth citizens festival of 2018. 
Soon you will find here the newest information on the Bayreuth citizens festival of 2019.


You are members of a band and think your band would be perfect for one of the stages at the festival? Go and apply!
Band applications can be send any time per e-mail to
Here you find more detail information.

Artist Market

If you are interested in having a stand at the artist market, please address yourself directly to the Bayreuth city art museum.
Detail information under +49 921 764 53 – 11.
Stand vendors, private persons, companies, social clubs and gastronomy businesses, have the possibility from now on to apply for the upcoming citizens festival 2019. Simply fill out the appropriate form quickly on the computer and send it to us.

It’s that simple:

• Fill out form completely and conveniently online
• print it out
• check for correctness and completeness
• sign it
• send it by mail or fax
• if sent per email or document, scan after signature or send scanned document per e-mail

Our contact details can be found in the illustration below.
Application form 2019
Social club form 2019
Points for citizens festival applications
Attention! Applications which arrive after the application deadline are not considered!

We thank you for your interest on the 42nd Bayreuth citizens festival
Please send your application to the address below:
Your citizens festival team of the Bayreuth Marketing & Tourism GmbH

26. Artist market 

Last day of the citizens festival is as usual culture Sunday. The artist market in 2019 is located throughout the Kanzleistraße and around the city church.
Come by and look, there are real treasures to be found! Even if you don`t buy anything it is worth taking a look at the jewelry and paintings and many more things. Please address your application for a stand place on the artist market to the art museum of the city of Bayreuth.
Details and more information under  +49 921 764 53 – 11.



Opening hours:
Monday – Friday:
09:00 – 19:00
09:00 – 16:00
Sunday and Holidays:
10:00 -14:00
(May 1st  – October 31st)