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Wacken Winter Nights 2018

A winter wonderland of snow and fire, passion and darkness, fear and grace


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The Basics

23-25 February 2018
Wacken, Germany

Wacken Winter Nights is a rock/metal music and arts festival for the entire family, brought to you by the same people behind Wacken Open Air.

Held in the legendary village of Wacken, the festival lays on a musical lineup that spans across medieval rock, symphonic metal, pagan and mystic folk inside venues such as the Ice Palace and the Theatre of Grace.

Alongside the music, festival-goers can also take part in workshops, sample some medieval treats or bargain for some goods at the market.


  • Aeverium
  • Orphaned Land
  • Grave Digger
  • Ignis Fatuu
  • Ingrimm
  • Krayenzeit
  • Skyclad
  • Letzte Instanz
  • Coppelius
  • Schandmaul
  • Johnny Deathshadow
  • Hell-O-Matic
  • Irdorath
  • Heimataerde
  • Corvus Corax - Der Fluch des Drachen
  • Elvenking
  • Torfrock
  • Mr. Hurley und die Pulveraffen
  • die Pressgeng
  • Sündenrausch
  • Elvellon
  • Visions of Atlantis
  • Finntroll
  • Pat Razket
  • The Aberlour's
  • Comes Vagantes
  • Wind Rose

The Venue

Wacken Winter Nights 2018

Reselithweg 17
25596 Wacken

Wacken is a village in northern Germany, famous for being the setting for Wacken Open Air.

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What To Know

  • The festival will be running cashless payments for 2018. This means you will need to top up dedicated cards with credit to purchase food and drink at the festival.

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