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Event Times

We’ve got a fantastic programme lined up for you again in 2019! Details to follow, but here are the times for the events on Friday through Sunday.

Ships 2019

Watching ships, waving at them and enjoying Hamburg’s waterfront is almost as good as actually going on a voyage. Click here for more information about ship arrivals at the Hamburg Cruise Days 2019.

Light-up Blue Port Hamburg

Let there be light! As always, a good week before the Hamburg Cruise Days kick off the official light-up event for Blue Port Hamburg takes place. Don’t forget to bring your mobile phone – and add to the ocean of blue!

The spectacular cruise ship sailings

Watching the ships, waving at them and enjoying the unique atmosphere along Hamburg’s riverside is almost as good as taking an actual cruise. Here you’ll find a list of the ship arrivals for the Hamburg Cruise Days in 2019.

Hamburg Cruise Days Parade

It’s one of the most thrilling moments of the Hamburg Cruise Days: festively illuminated cruise ships sail majestically down the Elbe, through the port bathed in a magical blue light. This spectacle is accompanied by a fleet of escort boats, a firework display and loud oohs and aahhs from spectators along the riverside.

Review 2017

“Wow!” It only takes a single word to sum up the Hamburg Cruise Days. Our pictures show why the Hamburg Cruise Days is one of the most popular events in the city.

Preview Event

What’s the next port of call? Well, for the Hamburg Cruise Days it’s 2019: from 13 through 15 September some of the world’s most stunning cruise ships will be calling in on the city.