Music & event locations

The right location for every occasion

Classic and modern go hand in hand in Karlsruhe, both in terms of music as well as event locations. This diversity represents the creativity and tradition of the city. Find the right combination for you and your stay here. 

The Concert House

The Konzerthaus – or Concert House– offers a stylish atmosphere for cultural events, classy presentations, conventions and accompanying events.


Tempel Cultural Centre


The Tempel Cultural Centre islocated on the grounds of the former Seldeneck´schen Brewery and is a unique, historic landmarked building. In addition, since 1984 it has been an independent arts and community centre supported by the non-for-profit organisation Kulturverein Tempel (Tempel Cultural Club). The club helps with organization and rents out the facilities.


Tollhaus Cultural Center


The Tollhaus Cultural Center is located on the grounds of the historic Schlachthof, an old abattoir in Ostaue Park which is subject to a preservation order. The Tollhaus offers a variety of arts activities, almost on a daily basis, from the areas of music, dance, cabaret, circus, comedy, puppet theatre and much more.


Schwarzwaldhalle – Black Forest Hall


A 2,575 m2 area, uncluttered by columns or supporting structures. Built in 1953, the Schwarzwaldhalle or Black Forest Hall offers plenty of room for your conventions, concerts, presentations and exhibitions.




Substage is a club with an emphasis on enjoying live music. It not only organises concerts for German and international artists, but also offers a platform for regional artists.


Corona Virus

Current information - Corona guide

Karlsruhe continues to open! Shops, restaurants, culture & more - this applies currently!

Due to the current official measures implemented by Baden-Württemberg and the city of Karlsruhe to limit the spreading of COVID-19, public life is currently still facing severe restrictions. Please find out more directly from the shops, organizers or institutions. The information on this website may vary and further information in the link above are only available in German.

You would like to be tested? You can find an overview of all current test sites in the city and district here.

Our tourist information office located on Kaiserstraße 72-74 is open. There is no need for an appointment. The opening hours and more information you can find here.

The city of Karlsruhe provides up-to-date information on the corona crisis at or by phone +49 721/133-3333.

On a lighter note: if you feel like clearing your mind, go ahead and continue exploring the beautiful aspects of Karlsruhe through our digital offers at (only available in German).

Stay healthy, and stay tuned!