Discover Celle

The largest ensemble of half-timbered houses in Europe, the Ducal Palace or the New Town Hall: Celle is rich in sites. There is also the town church St. Mary with its impressive nave or the synagogue which is one of the oldest Jewish places of worship in Northern Germany. Celle’s parks and gardens, however, offer sensual treats.

In the Orchid Centre you can marvel at the world of wonder of tropical plants. You’ll come to the conclusion: Celle is well worth a visit!

Highlights in Celle and the region

WASA LAUF, 10.3.2019

With up to 10,000 participants, the Wasa-Lauf is the largest running event in Celle. And also at the 37th edition on 10 March, the traditional fun run with distances of 2.5 to 20 kilometers will fill the city center again. The starting shot is as usual at 9 o'clock. If you want to join, you can register until March 9th.


HONKY TONK FESTIVAL, 4.4.2019

What's this? - Basically, it's very simple - a ribbon, a night, many pubs and just as many, if not more, bands and DJs, all inviting to dance / party and hike in the center of the city. The best part is that all the bands play live. Everyone gets their money's worth, whether rock, pop, soul or blues


ALLERART, 8. - 10.6.2019

Experience the follow-up event of the popular art and craft market. Here you can find themed "Do It Yourself" - actions, utility and decoration articles which are partly made by the artists on site, handmade articles, sustainable and vintage products as well as upcycling and individual program of music & art, delicious gastronomy as well as actions for children


STREETPARADE, 22.6.2019

Ten bands, four streets, two stages: in 2019, popular and well-known bands from home and abroad will give the Celler Streetparade a touch of New Orleans. Marching and brass bands march swinging and grooving through the narrow streets of the picturesque old town or perform musical "battles" with other bands. Others entertain the Celler audience on stages.


CELLER WINEMARKET, 24. - 28.6.2019

Enjoyment - that's the magic word at the Celler Wine Market, a traditional event known far beyond the borders of the royal capital. Here you can enjoy and relax in a stylish atmosphere. In the foreground are wines from the classic German growing areas. But also fine international wines are waiting to be tasted. A detailed consultation by winegrowers and retailers should not miss the guests.


CELLER HENGSTPARADEN, 16. - 18.8.2019

In 2018, the Celle Stallion Parade presented itself with a new concept. The traditional event, in which the Celle compatriots presented their versatile skills in varied graphs, has been extended by a large exhibition area. Artists and artisans showed their objects and sculptures, flower growers presented their latest arrangements. Fashion and design has also enriched the exhibition, such as the themes of horse, dog and hunting. The supporting program was accompanied by atmospheric music and rounded off with a romantic ambience of pagoda tents in front of the historic backdrop of the state stud.


OLDTIMER & FACHWERK, 25.8.2019

On the last Sunday in August 2017, about 1,200 vehicles of all kinds crowded into the city center of the royal capital, admired by about 30,000 visitors.

And once again, in the picturesque setting of the half-timbered houses, the castle, the castle park and the French Garden, an atmosphere of bygone times is to be resurrected. A fascinating symbiosis that can only be found in the royal city of Celle.


CHRISTMASMARKET, 28.11. - 29.12.

Various stalls invite you to stroll, look and linger in the city center. In lovingly decorated huts, decorative Christmas articles made of glass, clay, fabric or felt, as well as handmade beeswax candles, warm lambskin articles and wooden toys are on offer.