The Erlangen Schlossgartenfest
With its fantastic atmosphere, the Schlossgartenfest is a unique event, and is considered one of the largest and most beautiful garden parties in Europe. High profile guests from the world of politics, business and science, friends and supporters of FAU and, of course, students, members of the University and the general public make it an evening to remember.
Date for Schlossgartenfest 2022
Saturday, June 25, 2022
(Alternative date in case of bad weather: July 2, 2022. Information about whether the event is being postponed will be published on this website at 1 pm. on the day before.)
5.30 pm – Opening of the Schlossgarten
8.00 pm – President’s speech
Advance ticket sales
We are happy to announce that advance tickets for FAU’s Schlossgartenfest 2022 will be available via a ticket system for members of the University Association, as well as members of the University and Universitätsklinikum Erlangen on April 20, 2022: www.erticket.de
Tickets cost 90 euros instead of 120 euros per person for members of the University Association, members of FAU and Universitätsklinikum Erlangen and 45 euros per person for students.
Support ticket system
Returning tickets if the event is canceled
In case of bad weather the Schlossgartenfest will be postponed by one week to July 2. All tickets will remain valid. Information about whether the event is being postponed will be published on www.schlossgartenfest.de at 1 pm on the day before. If the Schlossgartenfest has to be canceled entirely, you can apply by July 31, 2022 for a refund of half the price of your ticket. Please be sure to submit your ticket and supply bank details.
Please send your refund application to the following address:
Starting off the night
The FAU Big Band, led by Simon Scharf
Music for dancing
Oldies Big Band, dance floor in the Orangerie
Chicolores, in front of the Botanical Garden
MFL Big Band, in front of the Kollegienhaus
Picobello Tanzorchester, in the center of the Schlossgarten
Roman Gabla y sus Timberos, in front of GeoZentrum Nordbayern
In the lounge area
Thomas Fink & Friends
Lietzmann 4 Jazz
If you have any questions about Schlossgartenfest, please contact:
Schlossgartenfest celebrated its 65th anniversary in 2019. Guests danced the night away on Saturday June 29, 2019.
Video produced by students at funklust
Invitation to FAU Alumni Day
The FAU Alumni Day is being held on June 25, 2022 for the first time and exclusively for our alumni. Between 9 am and 4 pm, we will be welcoming all our former students with an interesting program of presentations and tours in the faculties.
There will also be a meet and greet area for the participants of the Alumni Day at the Schlossgartenfest.