Moonlight Shopping will take place on 28 October 2023. Look forward to an evening with laser show, walking acts, musical, magic and fire show, where the participating shops will be open until 10 pm. Visitors can park free of charge. Public transport is also available free of charge.
With the REACT EU emergency programme "Perspective Inner City", the state of Lower Saxony supported 207 municipalities and municipal associations in Lower Saxony with a total of about 120 million euros from the EU REACT EU reconstruction aid, as part of the Union's response to the COVID 19 pandemic. Funding was to be provided for projects and concepts that would help to make city centres future-proof, enable new uses and quality of stay, and promote digitalisation and climate protection. The city of Osnabrück received 1.8 million euros from this funding programme. The "Moonlightshopping" 2022 project had a share of 50,000 euros.
2022: Marketing Osnabrück GmbH would like to unite the various players in the city centre, such as retailers, restaurants and service providers, and contribute to the revitalisation of the city centre by organising a city event under the motto "Moonlightshopping" on 29 October 2022. An attractive and atmospheric supporting programme will turn the "stroll" through Osnabrück's city centre on this day into an experience with live acts, street artists and DJs. The shopping streets will be transformed into "little stages" that invite people to linger and join in. The city should once again be perceived supra-regionally as an "experience and meeting place" and invite people to shop in Osnabrück. As an incentive, opening hours until 10 p.m. will be offered, accompanied by a programme in the city centre, to make Saturday a special shopping day. The focus will also be on the "mix of uses" of a lively city centre, as not only the retail trade but also the gastronomy will be put in the spotlight by the event. The attractive presentation of the city of Osnabrück should leave a lasting impression on visitors, encouraging them to visit the city of Osnabrück again after the end of the event and thus strengthen the business location.
Moonlight Shopping is an initiative of Marketing Osnabrück GmbH (mO.) in cooperation with Stadtwerke Osnabrück, Osnabrücker Parkstätten-Betriebsgesellschaft (OPG) and Osnabrücker Citymarketing e.V..
Please inquire on the homepages or directly in the respective houses about the current opening and event times, prices, cancellations, etc.. This information can change at short notice!