Festhalle Messe Frankfurt

For over 100 years, the unique Festhalle has been the largest event location at the heart of Frankfurt am Main. With room for 15,000 people, this singular, stylish venue can cater for events of all kinds, from shows and concerts to conferences and trade fairs.

Why not dazzle your customers, guests and employees by making use of the wide range of production and equipment options offered by Messe Frankfurt’s Festhalle? Whether concert, congress, product presentation, exhibition, sporting event, gala dinner or show – the Festhalle can be converted accordingly with flexible seating.

With architecturally appealing seating, the historic Festhalle offers a unique ambience beneath its 29-metre high glass dome. Boasting two historic halls, modern offices and cloakrooms, the Festhalle provides you with additional scope for shaping your event. Thanks to the Via Mobile moving walkway, you can reach Hall 1 and Hall 3, the Forum and the Congress Center directly without getting wet.

Benefits of the Festhalle for you

  • Room for up to 15,000 guests
  • Multifunctional usage for a wide variety of event formats, ranging from concerts to AGMs and trade fairs
  • Can be extended at any time through direct connection with Hall 1 and the Forum
  • "Festhalle/Messe" underground train and tram stop directly outside
  • Five public multi-storey car parks a short walk away

The building at a glance

Ground floor

  • Interior, 5,646 m² of total exhibition area, up to 10,000 people (unseated) and up to 4,880 people with theatre seating
  • Steinerner Saal, 166 m²

Balcony 1

  • 3,163 permanently installed seats
  • Rotunde, up to 94 people
  • Blauer Saal, up to 147 people

Level C

  • Seven meeting rooms/ offices

Balcony 2

  • 1,866 permanently installed seats  


  • City Entrance with use of ticket sales, food service areas, entrance desks and shop
  • Gate for deliveries/truck access
  • Permanently installed cloakrooms in the foyer in front of the interior and on Balcony 1
  • Three portable elevating platforms, can also be used as tribunes
  • Performers’ dressing rooms, Crew Catering (basement)
  • Glass dome (can be darkened completely)

Have you found your location here?

Take advantage of our extensive event experience. As a strong service partner with a wide range of individual consulting and service options, we would be happy to provide you with an offer of exhibition spaceevent space and services tailored according to your wishes.

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