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Last updated on 9. July 2020

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When do major events start?

Federal state Answer
Brandenburg Public and private events may again be held with up to 1000 people, including concerts. Large events with more than 1000 people remain prohibited until the end of October.
Berlin Since 2 June, open-air events such as concerts or film screenings with up to 200 participants are possible again, from 16 June with up to 500 participants and from 30 June with up to 1000 participants. Major cultural and sporting events in Berlin with more than 5,000 participants will remain prohibited until 24 October due to the Corona crisis.
Baden-Württemberg Non-private events with fixed seats have been allowed since 1 June with up to 100 participants. The organisers must draw up a hygiene concept for this. Major events are prohibited until the end of October. Public conferences, congresses, trade fairs and smaller sporting events with up to 100 people are possible again from 1 July. The number of participants is to increase to 500 from 1 August.
Bavaria Since 15 June, cultural events such as concerts with up to 50 participants are permitted. Mass events remain prohibited until the end of October, as do fairs, public festivals and congresses.
Bremen Major events are prohibited until the end of October.
Hesse Major events remain prohibited until the end of October. Events with up to 250 people no longer need to be approved if a hygiene and distance concept is in place.
Hamburg In Hamburg, events with up to 1000 participants in the open air and 650 participants in closed rooms are again permitted. Large events remain prohibited until the end of October.
Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Larger events remain prohibited. Outdoor events with up to 500 participants are allowed. In closed rooms, a maximum of 200 people are allowed.
Lower Saxony All major events are prohibited until the end of October. Since 6 July, events with up to 500 participants are permitted in Lower Saxony. The minimum distance must be observed and the organisers must keep the contact details of visitors for three weeks.
North Rhine-Westphalia Major events are to remain prohibited until the end of October. Events in the cultural or educational sector may again be attended by more than 100 people. Celebrations such as anniversaries, weddings, baptisms, birthdays or graduation ceremonies with 50 participants are permitted.
Rhineland-Palatinate Until the end of October major events remain prohibited. Inside, up to 150 people are allowed to gather at events, including trade fairs or markets, under certain conditions. Outdoors, events with up to 350 people are possible if the distance is maintained and contact details are recorded.
Schleswig-Holstein Major events remain prohibited. Outdoor events are permitted for 250 participants, in closed rooms for up to 100 participants.
Saarland Major events remain prohibited until the end of October. Outdoor events with up to 350 people and indoor events with up to 150 people are again permitted under certain conditions.
Saxony Major events remain prohibited. Conferences, congresses and smaller trade fairs with up to 1000 visitors are again permitted - provided that appropriate hygiene concepts are in place.
Saxony-Anhalt Major events remain prohibited until the end of October. Professionally organised celebrations such as weddings, funerals or schooling, as well as specialist conferences, club meetings or party meetings, are currently allowed to attract up to 100 people, from July 250 people and from September up to 1000.
Thuringia There is a ban on major events until the end of October. Events in closed rooms are limited to 30 participants. Private celebrations in closed rooms must be registered two days in advance with the respective municipality if 30 or more participants are registered. Demonstrations without restrictions on the number of participants are possible.