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Wave-Gotik-Treffen 2024: Leipzig Guide and Festival Guide

Every year, the streets of Leipzig are swarming with black-clad people. All of a sudden, a black tram line starts operating, shops start dressing their windows in black and the newspapers‘ headlines are all „Leipzig is black“. What’s going on? Wave Gotik Treffen is back in town!

„WGT“ is the world’s largest goth festival. It takes place for 4 days on Whitsuntide weekend each year. This year, celebrations are held from May 17-20, 2024. Approximately 20,000 goths and people of all dark styles and subcultures such as cybergoths, metalheads, steampunks, neo-Victorians, dark romantics, dark electro, industrial, medieval and fetish fans will meet in Leipzig and attend over 180 live concerts and cultural events. Sounds crazy? It is!

In collaboration with German blogger Susi from Black Dots White Spots, we from Leipzig Tourism have put together a WGT Guide for you – including all you need to know about the festival, the shows and events, how to get around, where to stay and lots of cool Leipzig tips.
All you need to know about Wave-Gotik-Treffen 2024 and your trip to Leipzig - including the best Leipzig tips during WGT!

Wave Gotik Treffen 2024: Festival Program

The program of Wave Gotik Treffen is extremely varied and quite unique. This year, more than 180 bands and artists have been announced and will be taking the stage at different locations all over the city.

Apart from the main festival area in the south of Leipzig (the old „Agra“ trade fair area), there are live concerts on a variety of stages all over the city (mostly indoor venues), in clubs and even in churches and the opera house.

Musical styles range from dark wave & gothic to post punk, from dark electro/EBM/industrial to medieval and classical music.

The official program is released just shortly before the festival so keep checking this guide and the official WGT website regularly!

Update: The program including running order and exact locations is now available!


The following bands have been announced for WGT 2024 (band selection, last update: May 11th):

12 Illusions (D) – A Projection (S) – Abu Nein (S) – Agent Side Grinder (S) – Agnis (PL) – Agonoize (D) – Almara (D) – Amduscia (MEX) – Andi Sex Gang (GB) – Angels & Agony (NL) – Anneke Van Giersbergen (NL) Heavy Strings – Årabrot (N) – Argine (I) – Artwork/Belladonna (D) – Ashbury Heights (S) – Aska (IS) – Ausgang (GB) – Automelodi (CDN) – Autopsia (YU/CZ) – Backworld (USA) – Barnacle Boi (USA) – Basscalate (D) – Batboner (N) – Blackbook (CH) – Blanche Biau (D) – Blitzkid (USA) – Bloodsucking Zombies From Outer Space (A) – Bon Harris (GB) “Songs from the lemon tree” – Brigade Enzephalon (D) – Brothel (USA) – Camerata Mediolanense (I) – Chain Of Flowers (GB) – Christian Death (USA) – Circuit Preacher (USA) – Clout Blued (D) – Corde Oblique (I) – Cumulo Nimbus (D) – Dalriada (H) – Dancing Plague (USA) – Daniela Bedeski & David Cabi (I) – David Leubner (D) – Dead Astronauts (USA) – Death Loves Veronica (USA) – Deloraine (CZ) – Derniere Volonte (F) – Deus Vult (D) – Die Habenichtse (D) – Die Kammer (A/D) – Diva Destruction (USA) – Dive (B) – Dorsetshire (D) – Echoberyl (F) – Editors (GB) – Eihwar (F) – Elbland Philharmonie Sachsen (D) – Emmon (S) -Enemy Inside (D) – Ensemble Nobiles (D) – Esplendor Geometrico (E) – Estetica Noir (I) – Extize (D/F) – Flawless Issues (D) – Frozen Plasma (D) – Gossenpoeten (D) – Gothminister (N) – Gvllow (USA) – Haunt Me (USA) Europapremiere – Heppner (D) – Hope (D) – In Strict Confidence (D) – Irdorath (BY) – Kareful (GB) – Karin Park (N) – Keep Of Kalessin (N) – Kellermensch (DK) – Kirlian Camera (I) – Klez.e (D) – Klutae (DK) – Knight$ (GB) – Kollaps (AUS) – Kontravoid (CDN) – Ladytron (GB) – Lament (D) – Lili Refrain (I) – Lisieux (F) – Luigi Rubino & Riccardo Prencipe (I) – Maerzfeld (D) – Martial Canterel (USA) – Martin Dupont (F) – Maschinenkrieger KR 52 (D) – Massiv In Mensch (D) – Megaherz (D) – Melotron (D) – Merciful Nuns (D) – Meta Meat (F) – Mia Morgan (D) – Mila Mar (D) – Miranda Sex Garden (GB) – Model Collapse (D) – MorphiuM (E) – Mr. Irish Bastard (D) – Neila Invo (I) – Nemuer (CZ) – Nico Wieditz (D) – Night Club (USA) – Nils Keppel (D) – Nitzer Ebb (GB) – Noelia Sarris Gothic Piano (ARG) – Nürnberg (BY) – Omnimar (RUS) – Opernensemble der Landesbühnen Sachsen (D) – Orphx (CDN) – Ostara (AUS) – Other Day (D) – Petra Hermanova (CZ/D) – Placebo Effekt (D) – Plantec (F) – Plastikstrom (D) – Playfellow (D) – Position Parallele (F) – Prayers (MEX/USA) – Primordial (IRL) – Principe Valiente (S) – Psyclon Nine (USA) – Public Memory (USA) – Reaper (D) – Rendez-Vous (F) – Rosa Anschütz (D) – Rose Of Avalanche (GB) – Rroyce (D) – Safi (D) – Saint City Orchestra (CH) – Schattenmann (D) – Schwarzer Engel (D) – SDH (Semoitics Department of Heteronyms) (E) – Sex Gang Children (GB) – Sextile (USA) – She Hates Emotions (D) – Sierra (F) – Sirenia (N) – Skeler (AUS) – Skuppin (D) – Social Station (USA) – Soviet Soviet (I) – Sowulo (NL) – Spiritual Front (I) – Statiqbloom (USA) – Stoneman (CH) – Strikkland (S) – Sublab (D) – Suono (D) – Tanzwut (D) – Terence Fixmer (F) – The Beauty Of Gemina (CH) – The Bellwether Syndicate (USA) – The Cassandra Complex (GB) – The Cemetary Girlz (F) – The Danse Society (GB) – The Feelgod McClouds (D) – The Foreign Resort (DK) – The Hellfreaks (H) – The Secret French Postcards (S) – The Slow Show (GB) – Theatre Of Hate (GB) – This Morn Omina (B) – Tiamat (S) Clouds & Wildhoney-Set – Topographies (USA) – Tourdeforce (I) – Tragic Black (USA) – Twin Noir (D) – Twins In Fear (UA/CH) – Two Witches (FIN) – Umbra Et Imago (D) – Use Knife (B) – Vanaheim (NL) – Vanguard (S) – Vera Lux (D) – Vive La Fete (B) – Walt Disco (GB) – X-RX (D) – Xeno & Oaklander (USA) – Years Of Denial (F) – Zombeast (USA) – Zombiesuckers (S) – Zweite Jugend (D)

…and more! You can find the current lineup and venues on the official WGT website or via their Facebook page.


Tickets are 170,- Euros per person for the full festival. They are valid for all events and include public transport in the city of Leipzig. Camping on the festival site is not included – you will need an additional „Obsorge“ ticket for 40,- Euros for that. If you wish to park on the Agra festival grounds, you can buy a parking ticket for 15,- Euros. If you’re from abroad and shipping is difficult: You can still get tickets in Leipzig during the festival!

Order your tickets here!

To get in at the door and for all official festival events, you need the official WGT wristband. Present your ticket and grab it at the agra festival entrance or at other locations in the city (usually the ticket booth in the little park opposite Leipzig main station). Getting your wristband is one of the first things you should do after arrival! Expect longer lines, especially on Friday.

WGT Highlights

Besides live concerts there are two medieval markets (at Moritzbastei and Torhaus Dölitz), art exhibitions, readings, classical concerts and theater performances. During the day, you can go shopping for all kinds of dark clothing and accessories from corsets to tailor-made vampire fangs at the Black Market – a huge hall full of stands on the agra festival site. At night, the party continues at several clubs where international DJs play different dark styles from 80s to industrial.

In addition to the official program, there are lots of unofficial fringe events happening during WGT in Leipzig, too. Don’t miss the highlights below!

Victorian Picnic
The „Victorian Picnic“ on Friday afternoon in the park is an iconic event (unofficial) event to kick off WGT, especially for those who like to dress up in Victorian, steampunk, baroque or all kinds of neo/dark romantic styles. Hundreds of elegantly costumed people meet up in style for a dazzling picnic or stroll in the park! More on the Facebook-Event page.

Friday, May 17, 2 pm – 6 pm, Clara-Zetkin-Park, free admission

Medieval market „Heidnisches Dorf“
The medieval market is definitely among the highlights of WGT each year. Soak in the atmosphere at Torhaus Dölitz, where lots of stalls sell clothing, accessories, hearty food and drink among shady trees or demonstrate traditional arts and crafts.

Sit on the grass, sip mead beer and listen to medieval/folk/classical live music all day before catching a fire show at night!

Note: The medieval markets are open for everyone, not just festivalgoers, but there’s no entrance fee if you have a WGT wristband.

Heidnisches Dorf, daily from Friday to Monday, 11 am until late, Torhaus Dölitz, Helenenstr. 24, tram stop: Leinestr.

Museums, exhibitions and guided tours during WGT
During WGT, several Leipzig museums offer free admission to exhibitions or special guided tours and lectures for WGT attendees. Visiting one of the museums during the day before going to band gigs later is highly recommended!

Grassi Goes Gotik: The Grassi Museum für Angewandte Kunst offers a series of free guided tours and talks during WGT (in German only). More info here

You can find more information about museums, exhibitions and guided tours here.

Classical music, opera and theater
For those of you interested in classical music, Opera Leipzig, ballet and theater, Gewandhaus concert hall and others usually offer a limited share of free tickets for festivalgoers. You can’t make a reservation, so be there super early!

Find more information in the official program!

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Good To Know

The full program and lineup for Wave-Gotik-Treffen with the locations and the running order is released shortly before the event. Therefore, you should check the official WGT website regularly, we will also be updating this guide regularly.

Update: The program is now available!

During the festival, use the free mobile app WGT-Guide for Android and iOS to keep track of all events and venues and to create your own personal festival schedule on your phone. The app is usually released right before WGT. You can also download Monkeypress' WGT Planner as Excel or PDF on your phone.

Good to know: At WGT, everything happens at the same time at different locations all over the city. So naturally, you will not be able to see everything and space is limited in a lot of venues. Therefore, make sure to be there early and to take enough time to get from A to B! (See also „Getting there and getting around“ below). From Friday to Monday, you can use public transport in the city for free with your WGT wristband.

Sadgoth.com provides information for English speaking goths and organizes a meetup during WGT - join the Facebook group for more info.

Share your #WGTLeipzig pics and stories!

Use the hashtag #WGTLeipzig to share your WGT pics on Instagram, Twitter or TikTok and find out what else is going on during WGT!

We will be posting from WGT so feel free to follow Leipzig Travel on Instagram and make sure you also follow our guest blogger Susi from Black Dots White Spots on Instagram.

You’re a photographer or blogger interested in a cooperation or in being featured? Contact us and tag @leipzigtravel in your posts!

Fringe events and other things to do during WGT

There’s always a lot happening in Leipzig – also during WGT. Check out these fringe events! You can find more info on unofficial events during WGT at Schwarzes Leipzig und in the Facebook group WGT ohne Bändchen.

Steampunk Picnic

Fans of retro-futurism will meet on Saturday afternoon for a picnic in dazzling steampunk costumes at Clara-Zetkin-Park. Find out more about the event here.

Saturday, May 18, 2 pm, Clara-Zetkin-Park (new location), free admission

Gothic Pogo Festival

The Gothic Pogo Festival runs parallel to WGT at Club Werk2 (near the agra WGT festival site) featuring international bands and DJs of deathrock, (post/horror) punk, (new, minimal, cold) wave and obscure 80s.

Thursday, May 16 – Monday, May 20, WERK 2 Kulturfabrik, Website

WGT PreOpening at Moritzbastei

Dark pre-WGT party with several floors and DJs inside the historic Moritzbastei club in the city centre.

Thursday, May 16th, from 5 pm, Moritzbastei, free admission with WGT wristband, Facebook-Event


Big EBM warmup party at Felsenkeller with DJs and live acts.

Thursday, May 16, from 7 pm, Felsenkeller, Karl-Heine-Str. 32, free admission with WGT wristband, Facebook event page

Glitter+Trauma Queer Wave Party

Members of the queer subculture can dance the night away to cold wave, post punk, EBM, goth, hard techno, synth pop and 80s hits on Saturday night.

Saturday, May 18, from 10 pm, Institut für Zukunft, An den Tierkliniken 38-40, tickets available online and at the door, more info here.

Kätz Club WGT: The Dark Nights

Thu, May 16: GLORY Warm up Party – Dark Classix Mix
Fri, May 17:  FETISHBALL
Sat, May 18: NASTY NOIR – dark dance night
Sun: May 19: HOUSE OF PAIN – Dance & BDSM Play Party
Mon, May 20: STRANGER LOVE – Depeche Mode & 80s Night

Thu - Mon, May 16 - 20, from 9 pm, Kätz, Sternwartenstr. 14-16, Facebook event

Nine Inch Nails Party at WGT


DJ PuPPe (Villa, EBM Warm-Up, FT, Bunker/Dresden)
Dj dRiLL (Terror Dance, dRiLL, WGT-Leipzig, Common Roots, FT…)

Saturday, May 18, from 11 pm, location tba, more info: Facebook event

Moonchild Dance Night – Remember the 1st WGT

"Two guys of the very 1st WGT in Leipzig and very special guest are doing a party together at the basement of TANZCAFÉ ILSES ERIKA, better be there."

Saturday, May 18, 11 pm, Tanzcafé Ilses Erika, Bernhard-Göring-Str. 152, free admission with WGT wristband, for more info see Facebook event page.

Dark Leipzig City Tour

Discover Leipzig’s dark secrets on two guided ghost tours - especially made for WGT (in German only). One is a cemetery tour of Alter Johannisfriedhof, Leipzig’s oldest cemetery. The other will reveal dark secrets in the city’s historic center. Book your tour here - if you dare!

Discover Leipzig, the City of Music

Leipzig is world-renowned for its classical musical tradition. Famous composers Johann Sebastian Bach, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Robert and Clara Schumann all worked here; Richard Wagner was born and received his musical training in Leipzig. If you can find the time make sure to explore the city center on the Leipzig Music Trail, a 5.3 km long, self-guided walk.

Visit the places where famous composers lived and worked and listen to music in venues where history comes alive. Simply download the free map and flyer or the free Music Trail app (Notenspur-App) for iOS and Android.

Cemeteries of Leipzig

If you need a moment of peace and quiet during WGT, enjoy the gloomy and sepulchral atmosphere of Leipzig's historic cemeteries. Alter Johannisfriedhof („Old St. John’s Cemetery“) at the eastern end of the city center is an impressive park with approx. 400 tombs from the periods of Baroque, Classicism and Historicism.

Südfriedhof („Southern Cemetery“) is one of the largest cemeteries in Germany and definitely worth a visit.

During WGT, you can explore both cemeteries on special guided cemetery tours (in German only). More details here!

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Alternative Walking Tours

Explore Leipzig App - self-guided city tours

Use the free Explore Leipzig App while you're there and explore the city on a digital, interactive city tour! (Also available in English). There's a classic downtown sightseeing tour, of course, but I recommend the alternative "Hypezig" tour that takes you to Leipzig's coolest neighbourhoods. You'll pass through "Südvorstadt" or "Plagwitz/Lindenau", for example, on your way to WGT venues.

Guided alternative tour of Leipzig's west end

You are in town for WGT and would like to see more of Leipzig’s and visit a cool neighborhood?

Join a guided walking tour through Plagwitz and Lindenau, two alternative and up- and coming neighborhoods in Leipzig’s west end. Walk or take a boat tour along the canals and discover historic industrial buildings that are now being used as art and event spaces.

You can book tours on foot, bike or boat here and here (you can make a request for an English tour).

Where to eat, drink and more: cool Leipzig tips

You want to know a good spot to have breakfast during WGT? Where to grab a cup of coffee or go get some delicious dinner on your way to the festival?

Travel blogger Susi from Black Dots White Spots has put together a list of her favorite Leipzig spots during WGT – from restaurants to cosy cafés, from delicious cupcakes to vintage and goth shopping.

Where to eat in Leipzig

There is a great variety of food options in Leipzig from traditional German food to all kinds of international cuisines, from vegetarian and vegan fare to sweet delights. We listed some of our favorite food spots for you.

Acapulco Leipzig
„Mexican meets Saxon“ fusion restaurant on the hip Karl-Liebknecht-Straße or “Karli” in the trendy Südvorstadt district (in between city center and agra festival site). Reasonably priced, large selection of drinks, friendly staff and cosy atmosphere.
Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 42
04107 Leipzig

An Chay
If you're craving Asian food check out An Chay - they're offering creative vegan Vietnamese cuisine and are strategically located between the city center and the Agra festival site.
Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 1
04107 Leipzig

Zest Leipzig
“Vegan experimental” probably describes this restaurant best. Situated on Bornaische Straße in Connewitz, this restaurant is worth a visit for the extraordinary (and yummy) dishes and drinks.
Bornaische Straße 54
Leipzig 04277

Auszeit Café
Cosy café serving breakfast/brunch and coffee specialties - between city center and Agra.
Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 1A
04107 Leipzig

Café Cantona
A stylish mix between breakfast café, restaurant and sports bar with retro flair close to the city centre. Stop here for breakfast, coffee, burgers, sandwiches or drinks.
Windmühlenstr. 29
04107 Leipzig

Cafe Maître
French-style café on Karl-Liebknecht-Straße (main drag of Leipzig’s hip Südvorstadt). Good for breakfast, coffee, tea and homemade pastries from their patisserie. We love the crepes and galettes!
Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 62
04275 Leipzig

Italian restaurant in the middle of downtown with a special gothic menu during WGT. The restaurant is quite large so odds are good to get a table during WGT weekend.
Nikolaistr. 22
04109 Leipzig

Café/bar/restaurant/beer garden with a retro-industrial feel in a former industrial building at Westwerk. Stylish interior, breakfast, lunch, dinner, beer garden and bar.
Karl-Heine-Str. 93
04229 Leipzig

Süß + Salzig
Cosy café with homemade cakes, quiches and salads in Leipzig’s west. Breakfast starts every morning at 10 am (including vegan and vegetarian options.)
Merseburger Str. 44
04177 Leipzig

Quirky atmosphere und freshly baked cupcakes made several times a day. A must for goths with a sweet fang!
Straße des 17. Juni 11
04107 Leipzig

Café Grundmann
Nostalgic Viennese-style café with a wide selection of coffee specialties and delicious breakfast offers.
August-Bebel-Straße 2
04275 Leipzig

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Nightlife: Bars and Clubs

Leipzig has some great nightlife. Check out these bars and clubs while you’re here!

Dark Flower
The club is well known in the goth scene (well beyond Leipzig) and offers a variety of musical styles from alternative to EBM and electro.

Moritzbastei is Leipzig’s most popular cultural centre with daily parties, concerts and other events. This downtown venue is part of the last preserved part of the old city fortifications and houses several clubs and bars. Here, you can party with a historical atmosphere and under high vaulted ceilings. Moritzbastei houses several club events during WGT – make sure not to miss it!

Small bar with an alternative vibe in the trendy Südvorstadt district, mixed clientele and music from rock to oldies. Hang out and party with the locals until the wee hours.

Concert and party location in an old industrial building in Leipzig’s hip Plagwitz district in the west end. A great WGT location you shouldn’t miss!

Noels Ballroom
Large, rustic and homey Irish Pub with a club and beer garden in trendy Südvorstadt (near agra festival site). Perfect for drinks and bar food but look out for parties during WGT, too!

Cultural events centre, club and concert location plus artists‘ workshops at Connewitzer Kreuz in the south of Leipzig. Location of Gothic Pogo Festival during WGT.

Hellraiser was founded in 1992 and is well-known as a concert venue for numerous artists and bands from the goth scene and other underground scenes.

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(Dark) Shopping in Leipzig

Leipzig offers lots of shopping opportunities and also has several historic shopping arcades. You can also shop all sorts of dark fashion and accessories in Leipzig – from gothic or steampunk to metal and fetish clothing.

Black Market at WGT
The Black Market at the agra festival site is a huge hall full of vendors of dark clothing, accessoires, music and decor during Wave-Gotik-Treffen (you need the official WGT wristband to get in).
Bornaische Straße 210
04279 Leipzig
Hall 1-4

EMP Store
Band shirts, metal and goth clothing and accessories on three floors in the city center.
Brühl 10
04109 Leipzig

This nice little thrift shop in Connewitz offers gothic, punk and metal clothing only - all second hand.
Wolfgang-Heinze-Straße 18
04277 Leipzig-Connewitz

DarXity Gothic Shop
Goth, punk and medieval clothing and accessories.
Ranstädter Steinweg 5
04109 Leipzig

Queen of Darkness Gothic Store (WGT Shopping)
Goth clothing by goth brand Queen of Darkness. The store has special opening times on WGT weekend!
Ludwig-Hupfeld-Straße 16
04178 Leipzig

Flea markets

You can also shop at flea/vintage/antique markets during WGT! You can find all dates for flea markets in Leipzig here.

Tattoo and Piercing

Why not combine a visit to Leipzig with some new body jewellery and ink? Here is a list of some of the hottest studios:

Ink and Pain
Individual tattoos and piercings of all kinds.
Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 110
04275 Leipzig

Needleswing offers personalized tattoos, piercings, jewellery and accessories.
Könneritzstraße 22
04229 Leipzig

Leipzig: Getting there and getting around

Getting there

You can reach Leipzig via car, bus, plane or train from various destinations, for example by train from Berlin in 1,5 hours. To help you find out how exactly you can get to Leipzig, check out all the options we put together for you on our website.

Getting around in Leipzig

During Wave Gotik Treffen, public transport in the city is already included in your festival ticket! The easiest option is to use the trams to get to the festival locations. Just follow the groups of black-clad people!

Public transport and transport app
In order to find out about connections, we recommend you use the map and journey planner by Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe, Leipzig’s official public transport. You can also get a map at the LVB service center in Peters-/Markgrafenstraße or at the LVB office inside the main station, or you can download the free LeipzigMOVE app to your phone to check connections.

You can find all info on tickets and prices for public transport in Leipzig here.

Leipzig by bike
Leipzigers love to cycle around – join them! You can rent a city bike via Nextbike - if your outfit permits. You can find the available bikes nearest to you via the Nextbike app, rent them and return them in many places all over the city via the app.

Leipzig Card
If you arrive in Leipzig before WGT or plan to extend your stay to explore more of the city, check out our Leipzig Card which gives you free public transport on all bus, tram and S-Bahn lines in the city and up to 50% discount for museums, cultural events, recreational facilities but also restaurants, cafés, city tours etc. The Leipzig Card ist available online or at the tourist information.

Leipzig Regio Card
The Leipzig Regio Card includes all the benefits and discounts of the regular Leipzig Card but also includes the whole region: You can use transport within the Transport Middle Germany network (Verkehrsverbund Mitteldeutschland (MDV)) and get discounts and special offers for museums, theaters, restaurants, shops and recreational facilities in Leipzig and the surrounding region.

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Where to stay during Wave-Gotik-Treffen – accommodation in Leipzig

During Wave-Gotik-Treffen, hotels, guesthouses, hostels and apartments in Leipzig are fully booked for a long time ahead, and most accomodations charge extra for the time of the festival.

Therefore, make sure you book your accomodation in Leipzig well ahead! We recommend 6-12 months before the festival (before you can even order tickets).

Convenient locations from where you can get to most venues easily are the city centre or the area south of the centre (Südvorstadt, around Karl-Liebknecht-Straße). There are also venues in Leipzig's west end (Plagwitz), so this could be a good option as well.

Finding accommodation during WGT - tips and ideas

Search for accomodation in Leipzig here, or give the official accommodation office a call – they can help you find a place to stay: +49 (0)341 7104 225.

WGT Forum

You can also try the WGT forum to find private accomodation in Leipzig for the festival, or offer others a place to sleep if you live in Leipzig.


Couchsurfing is a community where travelers can find private hosts to stay with all over the world by ’surfing‘ on their couch or host guests themselves. It’s free or rather based on a non-monetary exchange such as cooking a meal or showing your guest around. It’s a great way to find cheap accomodation, to connect with locals and meet other travelers. You need to become a member and create a profile on the website.

Camping lots and campervan/caravan sites

There is an official festival campsite at the Agra fair grounds that you can use during WGT after getting an additional ticket for 40,- Euros („Obsorge Ticket“, see „tickets“ above). Be there the moment it opens to get a good spot!

While wild camping is not allowed, there are several campsites for campervans or RVs around Leipzig, e.g. Wohnmobilstellplatz Auenhain or Campingplatz Markkleeberger See.

The campsite at Lake Kulkwitz (Kulkwitzer See) is spacious and only ten minutes from the city center. There are also bungalows and holiday apartments.

A centrally-located option is Wohnmobilstellplatz Leipzig Zentrum und Zoo.

Six kilometers from the city center, you’ll find the modern 4-star campsite and motel Auensee. The campsite has a good reputation for its clean sanitary facilities. There are also sites for caravans and RVs.

You can also stay at LAGOVIDA Holiday Resort at Störmthaler See with more than 45 caravan sites.

Tourist Information

Do you have any questions? The tourist information team at Katharinenstraße 8 in the city center will support you during WGT and help you with all your questions concerning Leipzig and the region.

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Do you have any questions or feedback for us? Don’t hesitate to ask and comment! We’re happy to help you and we’ll also update this guide regularly!

Have a great Wave-Gotik-Treffen and enjoy your stay in Leipzig!

Susi & the social media team of Leipzig Travel


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