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in Leipzig

Leipzig is a UEFA EURO 2024™ venue.

Leipzig is one of ten Germany cities to have qualified as a UEFA EURO 2024™ Host City. Four EURO matches will be played in Leipzig Stadium. However, this is not the only place where football fever will be breaking out! The EURO 2024 Festival will turn the entire city centre into one enormous football party. Street entertainment, Public Viewings, live concerts, a small football field to compete with Thomas Müller, and much more – from 14 June to 14 July there will be something for everyone in Leipzig.

You can find all the most important information about the event locations, the matches, the Public Viewings and anything else you need to know as a football fan here.

Match programme for UEFA EURO 2024™ in Leipzig

Matches in Leipzig Stadium

Date Time Match
Tuesday, 18 June 2024 9 pm Portugal – Czech Republic
Friday, 21 June 2024 9 pm Netherlands– France
Monday, 24 June 2024 9 pm Croatia – Italy
Tuesday, 2 July 2024 9 pm Last 16 Winner of Group D – Runner up in Group F

German National Team matches  (not in Leipzig)

Date Time Match Location
Friday, 14 June 2024 9 pm Germany – Scotland Opening match Munich
Wednesday, 19 June 2024 6 pm Germany – Hungary Stuttgart
Sunday, 23 June 2024 9 pm Switzerland – Germany Frankfurt
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Leipzig Fan Zone


From 14 June to 14 July, the Fan Zone on Augustusplatz is the ultimate place to be. During UEFA EURO 2024™, it will serve as the central meeting point for football fans, Leipzig residents and visitors since the Public Viewings of all 51 EURO matches will take place here. All information on the Leipzig Fan Zone at a glance.

2 Screens

84 m² and 21 m²

51 UEFA EURO 2024™


Space for 15,000 fans

in the Fan Zone

Here's what the Augustusplatz Fan Zone has to offer

In the Fan Zone, you can experience the UEFA EURO 2024™ up close even without a stadium ticket. Alongside the Public Viewings of all 51 games, there will also be an extensive supporting programme. Fans can enjoy appearances from locally and nationally famous bands and acts such as Dieter Thomas Kuhn & Band, LaBrassBanda, and MATTHIAS TANZMANN (Moon Harbour). Detailed information about the daily entertainment programme in the Fan Zone will soon be available here.

Opening times

  • 1 pm to midnight on match days

  • 1 pm to 8 pm on non-match days

Highlights of the Augustusplatz Fan Zone

  • ​​​​​​Small football field

  • ​​​​​​Foosball

  • Goal-shooting games

  • Opportunities for people of all ages to join in

  • ​​​​​Ferris wheel

  • ​​​​Approx. 20 food and beverage stands

  • ​​Temporary drinking fountains to quench your thirst for free

  • ​​​​​Two large umbrellas for shade

  • Live concerts and a stage programme

Fan Meeting Points

Leipzig Stadium offers space for 42,000 guests during UEFA EURO 2024™. Alongside German football fans, countless fans from Croatia, the Czech Republic, Italy, France, Portugal and the Netherlands are expected to attend the matches in Leipzig. The Fan Meeting Points serve as designated meeting points for fans of various national teams at Wilhelm-Leuschner-Platz (Croatia, Netherlands, Portugal) and Richard-Wagner-Platz (Czech Republic).

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Information Points

to find

  • at the Augustusplatz Fan Zone

  • at Leipzig Central Station

  • at the airport

This is what you will find here

  • "Safer Space" awareness area

  • Fans Welcome – a drop-in centre for fan concerns, assistance in case of a lost wallet or passport

  • Tourist information is provided by staff from the tourist information office

Opening times

  • 1 pm to 9 pm

  • On match days in Leipzig: 11 am to 9 pm

Stadium of Dreams at Zoo Leipzig

Men in orange football jerseys playing teqball.© Teqball International Ltd.
During UEFA EURO 2024™, the Stadium of Dreams in Leipzig Zoo will offer a varied supporting programme.

During a four-week programme of art, culture, sports and sustainability in Leipzig Zoo's Concert Garden that includes Public Viewings of German National Team matches, the "Stadium of Dreams" (7 June to 7 July) will provide a place for Leipzig residents and guests of the city to meet and hang out during the summer of football. To complement the large Fan Zone at Augustusplatz, the "Stadium of Dreams" will offer a sports area, entertainment, discussion panels, exhibits and much more. When designing the programme, organisers focused on involving local sports and culture partners and on sustainable and inclusive projects.

The "Stadium of Dreams" is open daily from 9 am into the evening hours in the Leipzig Zoo's Concert Garden. It is organised by the booster club Sportstadt Leipzig e. V. The "Stadium of Dreams" concept is sponsored by the EURO 2024 Foundation for Football and Culture and can be found in individual designs in eight of the ten host cities. The "Stadium of Dreams" in Leipzig will open on 7 June with a kick-off event organised by Leipzig Zoo where players and fans of the Zoo European Championship will celebrate the start of the Zookeeper's Football Tournament (8/9 June 2024). Furthermore, the new football bench designed by the Neo Rauch Graphics Foundation and Novo-Tech GmbH will also be installed on the first day. It will serve as a photo location in the "Stadium of Dreams" and will remain in Leipzig Zoo even after EURO 2024 has come to an end.

A varied family programme from 9 am to 4 pm

From 9 am to about 4 pm daily, guests are welcome to come along to the sports and gymnastics arena and join in a variety of activities including foosball, football darts and subsoccer as well as modules of the International German Gymnastics Festival. Children and families are particularly welcome. There will also be an opportunity to try out the sport of teqball at two tables, partly with instruction from professionals. Street racket will be on the schedule every Friday and Saturday.

To celebrate 100 years of the popular foosball brand Tipp-Kick, three large and several small foosball tables will be available. The Stadt Leipzig e. V. football club will be organising tournaments here in connection with the Kinderferienpass (children's holiday pass). For all four weeks, three artistic and cultural projects will also be on display. These include initial pictures from the coming exhibition "Faces of a Generation" by Corina Ries and artistically designed seating furniture that invites guests to relax for a while. The Zentrum deutsche Sportgeschichte e. V. (Centre for German Sports History) will be presenting an exhibit entitled "Under the Lens of State Power. The Surveillance and Monitoring of Football in Photos from the GDR Security system".

Varied evening programme from 5:30 pm

From 5:30 pm into the late hours of the evening, a variety of entertainment will be offered on stage including concerts, panel discussions, quizzes, readings and theatre. The wide range of events includes "KUNST | Rasen" by the Cammerspiele Leipzig (reading with live music and guest discussion), the "Kick & Sing" sing-along night and karaoke for kids with Neo Kaliske, "Privacy Jam" (fashion, live painting and beats on the topic of data theft), the "17-Ziele-Mobil" ("17-target-mobile" with questions and answers on sustainability) and "Wir sind die Fans!" ("We are the fans!" – a project by schoolchildren from the Helmholtz School).

Inclusive and accessible Public Viewings of matches in the Stadium of Dreams

For all EURO matches played at Leipzig Stadium, Public Viewings will take place in the "Stadium of Dreams". The screenings of the Germany matches are organised inclusively, meaning they are accessible and guide dogs are permitted. A system for audio description and a sign-language interpreter ensure everyone can experience the full excitement of the German National Team's matches.

Admission to the Concert Garden before 5:30 pm requires the purchase of a zoo ticket. After 5:30 pm, entry is free for visitors to the "Stadium of Dreams" with a Zero-Euro ticket. We recommend reserving these free tickets in advance via the Leipzig Zoo's online ticket shop.


Until 5:30 pm with a zoo ticket, from 5:30 pm free with a Zero-Euro ticket

Opening times

9 am to midnight

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Out and about in Leipzig

during UEFA EURO 2024™

On public transport, fans are

well-connected to every part of Leipzig

Leipzig boasts an extensive public transport network: With its trams and buses, you can get to any part of the city at any time.

Trams to Leipzig Stadium:

  • Tram numbers 3, 4, 8, 15 and 56 to the "Sportforum Süd" stop.
  • Tram numbers 4 and 51 to "Feuerbachstrasse"
  • Tram number 54 takes you to "Sportforum Ost"

Trams and nightliners to the Augustusplatz Fan Zone: Tram numbers 4, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16 and night trams N10 and N17

Tram number 17 goes to the Monument to the Battle of the Nations

It's easy to buy public transport tickets via the LVB's LeipzigMOVE appfrom the ticket machines at the stops and inside the trams and buses. Holders of a stadium ticket to a EURO match are entitled to free use of public transport for 36 hours.

It is also easy to get into Leipzig from the surrounding area by suburban train. The S-Bahn lines stop at Leipzig Central Station, at the Market, at Wilhelm-Leuschner-Platz and at the Bavarian Railway Station. To ensure you can get back home at night, the standard transport timetable will temporarily be extended.

Out and about by bike and e-scooter

Easily getting where you need to go

With its extensive network of cycling paths and accessible areas, Leipzig is wonderfully suited to exploration by bike. If you don't have your own bike with you, you can easily rent one from nextbike by TIER. TIER also rents out e-scooters. Both can easily be reserved using theLeipzigMOVE app.

By car

Safe travel

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Visitors to UEFA EURO 2024™ are discouraged from arriving by car since there won't be any parking near the stadium on match days. There will also be little to no parking available around the Augustusplatz Fan Zone.

If you have no choice but to come by car, the best thing to do is to take the motorways 9, 14 and 28 to Leipzig and park in one of the Park & Ride areas.

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Sustainability at UEFA EURO 2024™

People and nature in harmony

Although it's impossible to fully avoid releasing any greenhouse gasses in conjunction with large events like UEFA EURO 2024™, the Host City of Leipzig is making every effort to make the football experience as sustainable as possible.

Leipzig's sustainability measures as a Host City

  • ​​​​​Greenhouse gas offsetting for all city activities relating to UEFA EURO 2024™

  • Largely vegetarian/vegan food options in the Fan Zone

  • Drinking fountains for free drinking water

  • Deposit system for drinks in cups without an imprint

  • Sustainability awareness information for visitors from "Green Volunteers"

  • Low-meat meals for volunteers in the Volunteer Hub

  • Trained "Awareness Teams" on location

  • Use of green electricity

  • Use of recyclable materials and materials that are low in harmful substances

  • Waste sorting

  • Waterless unisex toilets and urinal options and much more

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Accessibility in the Host City of Leipzig

Football for all

Sustainability doesn't just mean waste reduction and carbon balancing. It also means social sustainability. The Host City of Leipzig is meeting demands for everyone to be able to participate in this huge football festival with accessible areas and a wheelchair podium in the Fan Zone. On 14 June and 14 July, sign language will be provided in the Fan Zone for some items on the programme.

Leipzig Stadium is also offering dedicated areas for guests with limited mobility. The Stadium of Dreams in Leipzig Zoo has also been made accessible to ensure everyone can enjoy the European Championship matches. There will be accessible entrances, guide dogs are permitted, and a system for audio description as well as a sign language interpreter make it possible for everyone to experience the German National Team's matches.

Leipzig and football

an eventful history

Leipzig is not only at the top of the game in canoeing, swimming, judo and handball. The Saxon metropolis also has a rich and successful football history. The German Football Association (DFB) was founded here in 1900. VfB Leipzig won the cup as early as the 1902/03 season, becoming the first German football champions. Established clubs such as BSG Chemie and Lok Leipzig who both play in the Northeastern regional league as well as RB Leipzig from the premier league, which has put Leipzig back on the map in top-level international football with its regular participation in the Champions League, all represent Leipzig's deep connections to football.

RB Leipzig

  • Full name: Rasenballsport Leipzig e. V.

  • A family-friendly club

  • in the First National League since 2016

  • Mascot "Bulli" in red and white

  • Committed fans who voluntarily organise the "Friends Programme"

  • RB-Stadium with a capacity of up to 47,000 guests (approved for 42,000 visitors as a EURO 2024 venue)

  • Current coach: Marco Rose

  • Former coach: Julian Nagelsmann – currently coaching the German National Team

BSG Chemie Leipzig

  • Full name: Betriebssportgemeinschaft Chemie Leipzig

  • An established club from Leipzig-Leutzsch

  • Strongly defined by a passionate fan culture

  • Club motto: "Niemand wie wir" (No one like us)

  • Volunteer social and youth outreach work in the west of Leipzig

Lok Leipzig

  • Full name: 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig

  • An established club from Leipzig-Probstheida

  • Lokruf Radio with live broadcasts of Lok matches by fans and organised by fans since 2004

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Leipzig Sport Route

200 years of sports history

Unveiling of an information point on the Leipzig Sport Route© Museum of City History in Leipzig, Sports Museum
Unveiling of an information point on the Leipzig Sport Route

Leipzig is a football city with a rich past, exciting present and promising future. Sports enthusiasts can discover the multifaceted history of the city on the Sport Route, which takes visitors to significant locations in Leipzig's sports history. Besides informative facts, the route also presents sports personalities who have made significant contributions to Leipzig's development as a city of sports. The Sport Route will continue to be expanded in coming years and will ultimately include 22 information points.

The Leipzig Sport Route guides you through 200 years of sports history

The route leads visitors to various sports facilities, explains how various kinds of sports were developed and introduces sports institutions as well as telling the history. At the marked locations, Leipzig's identity as a city of sports is revealed. Remembering these locations is also a way of honouring the special achievements of various sports personalities throughout 200 years of sports history in Leipzig.

Leipzig Sport Route information points

So far, the first six information points have been successfully installed. These include the wall panel at Leplaystrasse Sports Hall and the commemorative marker on Fockestraße at the entrance to the Fockeberg. The information point at Leplaystrasse commemorates the origins of the sports facility in Leipzig, while the one at the Fockeberg recognises the city's football history. The information point at Augustusplatz (wall panel at the Europahaus) is dedicated to local golf history. The commemorative marker at Delitzscher Strasse (at the Hornbach car park) informs readers of the history of Jewish sports associations in Leipzig with particular reference to the Bar Kochba sports club.

Host City Media Center

in the Gewandhaus

During UEFA EURO 2024™ from 14 June to 14 July 2024, the Host City Media Center is a central point of contact for members of the media when it comes to reporting on the UEFA EURO 2024™ in Leipzig. The Host City Media Center is located in the Gewandhaus in Leipzig – right next door to the Augustusplatz Fan Zone. It offers an information area and a lounge as well as areas to talk and work that are designed to support members of the media in reporting directly on the EURO 2024 Festival.

UEFA-accredited journalists for the stadium area as well as journalists accredited by Leipzig as a Host City have access to the Host City Media Center.

Discover Leipzig on tours

with City Tours from 'Leipzig Erleben' and our Explore Leipzig App

'Leipzig Erleben' City Tours

No matches today? How about an exciting city tour? Leipzig Erleben offers city tours and themed tours with certified guides in German and English. As part of EURO 2024, you can even attend tours in Czech, Dutch, French and Italian.

Explore Leipzig App

You prefer to go sightseeing by yourself? Then you will love the Explore Leipzig App: It offers four different city tours to carry out on your own. You can download and use the app for free.

  • City centre tour: Leipzig on foot

    The city centre tour takes you right into the historic heart of Leipzig. You will walk past the most important sights and attractions that the city has to offer. You will be accompanied by interactive and multimedia content – just let yourself be surprised!

  • City centre tour with selected highlights

    If time is short, the highlights tour is ideal. This tour takes you to the city's top sights and attractions so that you can make the most of your visit!

  • Leolina's adventures: tour for families

    Families with children will love Leolina's Adventure. This 1.5 to 2-hour tour through the city centre is a fun and interactive way to discover Leipzig. On this digital city tour, you will meet the lioness Leolina, who wakes up in the lively city centre. She remembers her name, but not where she is or where she comes from. Help Leolina to regain her memory, solve the puzzle and look forward to a little surprise at the tourist information centre at the end!

Smart Guide Tour "Attractions near Leipzig Stadium"

The "Attractions near Leipzig Stadium" tour not only provides information about tourist attractions in the vicinity of Leipzig's football stadium, but also tells stories about interesting sporting facts associated with the locations.

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