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Under the motto "KIEL MACHT AUF" ("KIEL OPENS UP"), on selected Sundays throughout the year, all shops throughout the inner city that would normally be closed due to the closing law in Germany will be opened. These special Sundays are often combined with traditional events in the city, including "Kieler Umschlag" and "Lichtermeer". 

Kieler Umschlag

When: 02.-05-03.2023

What: Folk festival 

Theme: Revival of the city after the winter 

Become part of Kiel's history when once a year the old mayor Asmus Bremer and his wife Katharina are awakened by the people before the traditional folk festival starts. 

On this Sunday, shops are open from 13:00H-18:00H 

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Kiel blüht auf

When: 29.-30.04.2023

What: Flower Festival 

Theme: Spring Awakening 

More: Spring has officially arrived in Kiel! Join in a host of fun activities, hunt through the exciting flower and plant selection or visit one of the many sports clubs on hand. So come out of your hibernation and see the city blossom!   

On this Sunday, shops are open from 13:00H- 18:00H 

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Farmers and regional market

When: 06.- 08.10.2023

What: Regional products 

Theme: Ecology and agriculture 

More: The whole inner city will be dedicated to agriculture. Come and meet all the farm animals and see both classic crafts and old tractors adorning the streetscape. Try out some local food specialities, all produced in the region.  These are just some of the many highlights the Harvest Market has to offer each year!  

On this Sunday, the shops are open from 13:00H -18:00H 

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Festival of lights, Kiel

When: 04.-05.11.2023

What: Tours, lantern walks and stories 

Theme: enlightening of the dark season 

More: During two days, the inner city of Kiel will spread the light of friendship, peace and hope throughout the city. Enjoy light shows in the evening, craft lanterns with your family or listen to fascinating stories about light. 

On this Sunday, the shops will be open from 13:00H- 18:00H 

More: Lichtermeer