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Friday, 25 Jun 2021
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Schönebeck (Elbe) has plenty to offer in the way of culture:

There is plenty of culture on offer both for visitors and inhabitants of the town.
Unique features include the spa amenities such as the spa gardens with the brine evaporation works, the brine spring bath and the banks of the River Elbe.

There are also concerts by the Central German Chamber Philharmonic, the Schönebeck Operetta Summer, town festivals, art exhibitions in galleries and much more.

Information about cultural life in the town is available in various publications; precise dates can be found in the Veranstaltungskalender (calendar of cultural events) or in the Ausstellungskalender (calendar of exhibitions). 

"Schönebeck on the river Elbe has a value all its own."


project_group_sounds_in_spaceConcert series "Klänge im Raum" performed by the Mitteldeutsche Kammerphilharmonie (Central German Chamber Philharmonic)

Every year in May/June ten different concerts take place as part of the series entitled "Klänge im Raum" (Sounds in Space). They include classical works, Dixieland and Big Band sounds, solo singers, wind instruments and choirs. This series is co-funded by the Federal State of Saxony-Anhalt. 
Tickets for these concerts can be obtained from the Central German Chamber Philharmonic by calling (03928) 400429.
Tickets may also be reserved by telephone.

Further information is available at http://www.mitteldeutsche-kammerphilharmonie.de/ (external link)

operetta_summer 2006Schönebeck Operetta Summer performed by the Mitteldeutsche Kammerphilharmonie (Central German Chamber Philharmonic)

The Schönebeck Operetta Summer, a festival of operetta that takes place every year either in June/July or in July/August on the open-air stage on the ?Bierer Berg?, has become a real audience hit.
The standard of performance is very high. Tickets should be reserved by January at the latest, since after that all events will already be booked up.
Tickets can be ordered by calling +49(0)3928/ 400 429 or by email at: Emailcontact

Further information is available at http://www.mitteldeutsche-kammerphilharmonie.de/ (external link)


Pretziener_MusiksommerPretzien Music Summer

A cultural highlight that attracts all friends of sacred and classical music near and far is the Music Summer in the former village Pretzien, now part of the town of Schönebeck (Elbe). This event has been held every year from June to September for more than 35 years. Several concerts are performed by international artists and take place in the St Thomas´s Church, which is on the "Romanesque Road", in the locality of Pretzien.

Further information on concerts and tickets are available at:
Tel.: +49(0)39200/ 76 808
Fax: +49(0)39200/ 76 709
http://www.pretzien.de (external link)


Ranieser_Rosenmontagsumzug1Ranies Shrove Monday Procession

The sense of tradition and local identity among the people of the former village Ranies, now part of the town of Schönebeck (Elbe), is given expression in numerous festivals; a particularly popular and well-known one is the Shrove Monday Procession. This cultural highlight for all friends of carnival has been held every year in February for more than 58 years.

Further information on this event is available at:           
Kultur-und Sportverein Ranies e.V. (cultural and sports society)
sub-groups within the society: Shrove Monday Club
Tel.: +49(0)39200/5 43 00


plant_and_garden_showSchönebeck Plant and Garden Show

In spring each year the florists of the District of Schönebeck assemble in the town, on Salzblumenplatz, and offer their flowers and garden plants for sale. The market is organised by the municipal authority in conjunction with the traders and is enlivened by a cultural programme.
The exact date is to be found in the calendar of events.



 the_night_watchmanGuided tours with the Night Watchman

There is a night watchman in Schönebeck (Elbe); however, this is no longer his main occupation, as would once has been the case, but a sideline which he takes very seriously. Visitors who take part in one of his night-time guided tours will learn a great deal about the town?s historical roots. More detailed information about the guided tours with the night watchman (Nachtwächterführungen) can be obtained from the tourist information centres and in the Rehabilitation Clinic or by calling the following number:
mobile: (0177) 17 84 703

Meeting places of culture in the town

There is no shortage of "temples of culture" in Schönebeck (Elbe).
They can be found wherever events are on offer.

The listing is as follows:

  • Stadtpark Schönebeck
    Contact: Herr Nagel
    Tel.: +49(0)3928/ 6 56 46

  • Kulturhaus "Brauner Hirsch"
    (external link)

  • Festsaal "Dr. Tolberg" (banqueting hall)
    (external link)

  • Kulturhaus Felgeleben
    Tel.: + 49(0)3938/ 40 01 25

  • Saal im kulturellen Freizeitzentrum "Treff" (hall of the centre for socio-cultural activities "Treff")
    Contact: Frau Huppertz
    Tel.: +49(0)3928/ 6 75 22

  • Haus der Vereine (clubs and societies meeting house)
    Contact: Herr Huppertz
    Tel.: +49(0)3928/ 40 01 17

  • Disco/Bierkeller "Halli Galli"
    Contact: Herr Plitt
    Tel.: +49(0)3928/ 84 59 10

  • Kneip-Pub-Stadtpfeifer
    Contact: Herr Treffehn
    Tel.: +49(0)3928/ 41 01 90

  • Freilichtbühne "Bierer Berg" (open-air stage)
    Town of Schönebeck (Elbe)
    Office for Culture and Sport
    Tel.: +49(0)3928/ 71 05 61

  • Kurparkbühne (open-air stage of the spa gardens)
    Eigenbetrieb der Stadt Schönebeck (Elbe) (municipal enterprise of the local authority)
    Tel.: +49(0)3928/ 70 55 24



Tickets & Advance Booking Office

Souvenirs, vouchers and tickets can be obtained at the Schönebeck Tourist Information Office (Stadtinformation).
Tickets reservation and advance booking are possible at both locations of the tourist information office.

Stadtinfo1Schönebeck Tourist Information Office
Location: Schönebeck
Markt 21
39218 Schönebeck (Elbe)
Tel.: +49(0)3928/ 84 27 42
Fax: +49(0)3928/ 84 27 56


Opening hours
Mon - Fri: 9 a.m. - 12.30 a.m.
               1.30 p.m. - 6 p.m.  
Sat:         9 a.m. - 12 a.m.


Rotes_Haus1Schönebeck Tourist Information Office "At the Brine Tower"
Location: Schönebeck/Bad Salzelmen
("Red House" next to the brine tower)
Badepark 1
39218 Schönebeck (Elbe)
Tel.: +49(0)3928/ 70 55 55
Fax: +49(0)3928/ 70 55 56

Opening hours
Mondays closed 
Tues - Fri: 10 a.m. - 12.30 a.m.
                1.30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat, Sun, public holiday: 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. (April to September)
                                    2 p.m. - 5 p.m. (October to March)
24 - 26 December and 31 December closed

For further information:
(externer Link)

If you have any questions and/or remarks with regard to the above-mentioned information you can send them by email to: