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The Service Espace public, fêtes et marches (Department of Public Spaces, Festivals and Markets) is tasked with coordinating the planning, design, facilities and use of public spaces, and organising or helping to organise events held in Luxembourg City's public spaces.
The department consists of three units:
- Planning and design of public spaces
- Planning and scheduling of events
- Use of public spaces
Over the course of a year, the Service Espace public, fêtes et marches deals with nearly 2,000 requests to hold events or use public spaces, and organises or co-organises more than 100 markets, 7 flea markets, and 50 different events in the city, including the Éimaischen, the Oktavmäertchen, National Day festivities, the Schueberfouer and the Winterlights festival with its Christmas markets.
In terms of the design and planning of public spaces, the department is involved in more than 60 projects and participates in various working groups such as the Comité d'art urbain (urban art committee), the UNESCO Management Committee, and retailer associations.
On the first weekend of July, the iconic location becomes home to a huge open-air concert.
Add your event to the "What's on" page
If you want your event listed on the "What's on" page of this website, on the cityapp – VDL or in City magazine, enter your event information into the eventsinl...
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An old Luxembourgish tradition, Buergbrennen takes place on Buergsonnden, the Sunday after Carnival Sunday.
Composition of the management team
A number of departments and bodies are in charge of managing and developing events.
Construction site hoardings
Construction site hoardings are an ideal space for exhibiting ephemeral art, as the built-in end date perfectly reflects the nature of this art form.
Development of public spaces through civic engagement – Placemaking
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We are committed to ensuring events held in Luxembourg City are eco-friendly, by investing in reusable containers, promoting public transport and reducing energ...
The iconic Éimaischen market is craft fair that mainly features pottery and ceramics.
Fête de la Musique
This music festival gives amateur and professional musicians the chance to hold small free concerts in public spaces.
The Luxembourg City flea market is a second-hand market held at <i>Place Guillaume II</i> in the city centre. It takes place on the first Sunday of each month f...
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Markets in Luxembourg City
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These neighbourhood fairs provide a friendly atmosphere where people can meet and socialise.
Operating a food truck
List and locations of food trucks currently in operation, instructions for operators, rent, and application form.
Organise an event
Permit application, all-nights permits, amusement tax, eco-friendly events and adding your event to our calendars.
Performing activities in public spaces
Anyone wishing to perform an activity in a public space must have a permit.
Performing artistic activities in public spaces
Subject to certain conditions, the City allows individuals/groups to perform artistic activities in public.
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Selling in public spaces
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The Winterlights festival is held at six different locations throughout the city. These unmissable markets, with their charming wooden chalets and colourful dec...