All Host-ticketed events

These events are organized by the Host Organizing Committee (HOC) for the 2019 Rotary International Convention Hamburg.

Saturday, 1 June 2019

Hamburg on the move:
Bike tour

Participate in a bike tour through the beautiful city of Hamburg! The 18 km tour will begin in the tranquil southeast of Hamburg and end in the bustling city center. This is the last leg of the 14-day bike tour through Germany. Bikers are asked to meet in Bergedorf at 7am; the tour will end at 10am at the Hamburg city hall. Bikers of all levels are welcome to participate.

Hamburg on the move:
3k Walk Against Polio

Do not miss out on this 3-K awareness walk! We will draw attention to the work Rotary does against polio by walking through the city center.

An Evening in Hamburg:
Welcome Reception

Hamburg's top restaurateurs welcome you to the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce! Be wined and dined at our Saturday welcome reception in this beautiful, historic building. Welcome to Hamburg!

Sunday, 2 June 2019

The Art of Hamburg:
Modern Ballet meets Classical Music

Experience an unforgettable evening of music and dance. The National Youth Ballet company, led by renowned director and artist John Neumeier, will inspire you. The world-class dancers will be accompanied by the YoungClass X orchestra.

Monday, 3 June 2019

Enjoy Hamburg's Landmark:
Music in the Elbe Philharmonic Hall

Experience a one hour concert performed by the German Rotary orchestra in Hamburg's famous new landmark, the Elbe Philharmonic Hall. The concert hall is known for its incredible acoustics and unique architecture.


Please note: both concerts are sold out. There are several wheelchair seats still available.

Tuesday, 4 June 2019

Experience Hamburg Hospitality:
Visit Rotary Clubs

Rotarians in and around Hamburg are looking forward to welcoming you to an unforgettable night with their Rotary clubs! Experience Rotarian projects and values personally and make new friends in Hamburg!

Special Events

Special event:
14 day bike tour to Eradicate Polio

Get to know Germany by bike! The 14-day tour will start on 19 May in Bregenz, Austria, and will take you through the entirety of Germany all the way to the far north - Hamburg. Secure now one of the coveted all-inclusive tickets including overnight stays, meals and a jersey. The tour (about 1270 km) is aimed at cyclists in very good condition.