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Events

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A huge number of events invite you to the Castle Road throughout the year. They awaken long-gone times, continue ancient traditions and fill historical places with life. Our calendar of events lists them - from "Master's Draught" (historical theatre) up to castle concerts, from knight tournaments to christmas markets - and shows you when it is especially worthwhile to "target" the Castle Road.

Please select among the listed options below:
For Example: month "July" in "Nürnberg" und category "concerts".


Schwäbisch Hall
23.04.2018 - 17.03.2019Schwaebisch Hall Ausstellung Wohin das Auge reicht ©Kunsthalle Wuerth  Marc Quinn, The eye of History (Atlantic perspective), 2011 - © Würth Art Gallery
Marc Quinn, The eye of History (Atlantic perspective), 2011 - © Würth Art Gallery.

Exhibition: "As Far as the Eye can See - New Insights in the Würth Collection"

The Würth Collection was able to gain a wealth of exciting new entrants of international art in the past ten years. An opulent selection of approximately 200 works that have arisen since the 60's are now introduced to the public for the first time.

In several chapters the exhibition conveys exciting insights into the variety of topics which range from the colour field across the transformed nature up to the physical communication and thereby also do not leave out staged conflicting fields or the grand gesture. Allow yourself to be surprised! Further information

Mannheim
10.05.2018 - 10.03.2019
Start: 11:00 Uhr
End: 18:00 Uhr

Participatory exhibition for the whole family: "Simply animally! - Fun with dinosaur, panda & Co."

The exhibition "Simply Animally!" takes you along to an extraordinary photo safari. Large animal images with fun scenes invite to unusual meetings: feed dinosaurs, get into close contact with leopards and tigers, pet a dolphing or save a mammoth family.

Public guided tours for families with children aged 8 years +:
Sun, May 13th, 2 pm & Fri, Jun 6th, 3 pm
EUR 3.50 / EUR 2 plus admission fee

Opening hours: Tue-Sun (also on public holidays) 11 am - 6 pm
(closed on Dec 24th & 31st)
Admission fee: EUR 9, reduced EUR 7
Further information

Kulmbach
13.05.2018 - 30.04.2019

Plassenburg Castle and the Thirty Years War

Special exhibition about the events during the Thirty Years' War. Access to the exhibition is included in the price of admission to the Plassenburg museums.

Further information

Kulmbach
15.07.2018 - 31.03.2019

Plassenburg Castle: Special exhibition "Busy Girl - Barbie makes career"

 

Special exhibition in the German Pewter Figure Museum about the most famous toy doll in the world.

Further information

Mannheim
16.09.2018 - 31.03.2019Mannheim Ausstellung Mumien - Geheimnisse des Lebens ©German-Mummy-Projekt Foto Curt-Engelhorn-Stiftung  Poster motif of the exhibition
Poster motif of the exhibition "Mummies - Secrets of Life". Picture credidts: German-Mummy-Projekt © Curt-Engelhorn-Foundation.

REM - Special Exhibition: "MUMMIES - Secrets of Life"

It was a sensation, as twenty believed to be missing mummies were rediscovered in the depots of the Mannheim Reiss-Engelhorn-Museums in 2004. Together with numerous other mummies from all kinds of epochs and cultures these have been presented for the first time in 2007 in a special exhibition, before they went on a tour around the world.

Now, after two continents, seven countries and altogether nearly three million visitors they return to Mannheim and are presented in the spectacular special exhibition "Mummies - Secrets of Life" with newest research results and numerous other Mummies from Europe. Further information

Heidelberg
14.10.2018 - 17.02.2019Heidelberg Kurpfaelzisches Museum Unwirklichkeiten  Exhibition
Exhibition "Unreality - The Imaginary in Art".

Exhibition "Unreality - The Imaginary in Art"

 

From the Romantic dream to the imaginary modernity - This exhibition in the Palatine Museum makes a connection between the 19th century and the 20th century in five thematic sections. Works by Caspar David Friedrich, Lovis Corinth, Edvard Munch, Alfred Kubin, Max Ernst, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and Max Pechstein are presented.

>> Further information

Heilbronn
20.10.2018 - 31.03.2019Heilbronn Museum Mitmach-Ausstellung  Interactive exhibition Heilbronn
Interactive exhibition Heilbronn.

Participation exhibition: "DONNERWETTER - Climate makes history"

In the new interactive exhibition, visitors can experience with all their senses how climate and weather have shaped the lives of people in past centuries. Three stories in the museum can be used to solve riddles by trying them out, puzzling them and discovering them. A museum experience for the whole family.

Further information

Cadolzburg
27.10.2018 - 17.02.2019

Special exhibition: The book of good food - Delicacies from the Middle Ages on parchment and palate

Exhibition in the castle of Cadolzburg about the courtly cuisine of the Middle Ages. The heart of the exhibition is the "Book of Good Food" from 1350, the oldest cookery book in German.

The exhibition is included in the Cadolzburg entrance fee.

Further information

Mannheim
09.11.2018 - 10.06.2019

Technoseum: Exhibition: The History of Sports and Technology

From stopwatch to instant replay: the TECHNOSEUM presents a special exhibition around the topic of sports and technology. Click here for further information.

Heilbronn
10.11.2018 - 31.03.2019Heilbronn Ausstellung Bildhauerinnen ©Staedtische Museen Heilbronn  Christiane Möbux, Roman, 1993, image: Frank Kleinbach, © Municipal Museums Heilbronn
Christiane Möbux, Roman, 1993, image: Frank Kleinbach, © Municipal Museums Heilbronn.

Exhibition in the Art Gallery Vogelmann: "Female Sculptors - from Kollwitz to Genzken"

Sculpture as supposed "most unfeminine of all arts" was especially challenging for female artists. Professional female pioneers like Käthe Kollwitz or Clara Rilke-Westhoff ignored the predominant constraints and gender-ideological taboos in the beginning of the 20th century. The paved the way for the female artists of the 1920's like Mag Moll, Emy Roeder or Milly Steger.

About 40 female artists represent not only the social history of female artists, but are also a reason to meaningfully reconsider the past reception. Further information (only in German)

Nürnberg
29.11.2018 - 28.04.2019Wanderland Plakat CR GermanischesNationalmuseum  Exhibition
Exhibition "Hiking Land" © Germanisches Nationalmuseum.

Exhibition: "Hiking Land. A Journey through the History of Hiking"

This special exhibition in the Germanc National Museum gives an overview over 200 years of cultural history of hiking. It illustrates the change that hiking has undergone over the course of time. Further Information.

Cadolzburg
10.02.2019 - 19.10.2019

Concert Series of the J.G. Pisendel Society

The concerts of the concert series of the J.G. Pisendel-Society "Music in the Castle" take place in the extraordinary ambience of the "New Palace" of Cadolzburg. Here, beneath the massive roof truss, between the mighty sandstone walls, a concert becomes a very special experience.

Advance ticket sales: Town hall Markt Cadolzburg, phone: 0049 (0) 9103 / 509-27

  • February 10th 2019, 5pm - Hohenzollernburg - Erkersaal
    Ensemle Elisen Quartet
    "Death and the girl"
  • May 25th 2019, 7.30 pm - Hohenzollernburg - Erkersaal
    Ensemle La Tirata
    Chamber Music Treasures of the Baroque Period from the Collection of J. G. Pisendels

  • August 11th 2019, 7.30 pm - Hohenzollernburg
    Ensemble Colori del barocco
    "Baroque Sensual Pleasures"

  • October 19th 2019, 7.30 pm - Evangelische Markgrafenkirche
    Windsbach Boys Choir
    Choral music at the highest level and organ music

Further information

Öhringen
17.02.2019 - 18.02.2019Oehringen Pferdemarkt   Horse and Street Market Öhringen
Horse and Street Market Öhringen.

Horse and Street Market Öhringen

Every year on the 3rd Monday in February thousands of visitors go to the traditional Horse Market in Öhringen with Sunday shopping. The shops are open from 1.00 pm until 6.00 pm.

This Sunday is accompanied by exhibitions of agricultural machines and devices. You can purchase this or that at several market stalls around the train station from 8.00 am until 6.00 pm.

A magnet for young and old is the large amusement park on the parking space at the old gym in the Hunnenstraße, which creates a funfair atmosphere already from Saturday to Tuesday.

For the little visitors of the horse market, horses of course must not be missing. On Sunday, the pony riding takes place on the Herrenwiese from 2.30 pm until 5.00 pm. Further information (only in German)

Schwetzingen
22.02.2019 - 24.02.2019Schwetzingen WhiskySpring ©StaatlicheSchloesserUndGaertenBW
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"Whisky-Spring" - Whisky Fair in the Palace

More than 2,500 expected visitors and about 40 exhibitors turn Schwetzingen Palace into a Whiskey-Mekka in the wonderful ambience of the north wing. On approx. 1,000 sqm space in 5 halls many exhibitors from the past years come again and, of course, also new exhibitors.

Almost 1,000 different bottlings are offered at the stands of the exhibitors (chargable drams in 1 cl and 2 cl). Renowned importers, independent bottle fillers and traders from the region are present.

Further information (only in German)

Mannheim
22.02.2019 - 10.03.2019

"read.listen 12" – festival of literature

The festival of literature in the Old Firehouse presents a demanding selection of German contemporary literature. In cooperation with the city library of Mannheim, a programme for children and adolescents is offered. Further information (only in German)

Heilbronn
23.02.2019 - 25.02.2019Heilbronn Pferdemarkt Schuhputzer  Heilbronn - Horse Market
Heilbronn - Horse Market.

Horse Market Heilbronn

The visitors expect around 350 traders and exhibitors at the traditional first large market with a fair in the heart of the city centre around the "Harmonie". The quick-witted and articulate market criers are entertaining, and parallel to the horse market, the awarding of horses and ponies as well as riding presentations of the Riding Club Heilbronn take place in the riding facility near the Trappensee lake.

Further information

Kirchberg an der Jagst
23.02.2019 - 24.02.2019Kirchberg Stadtfeiertag ©Hartmut Volk Kirchberg  Kirchberg - City Holiday / February Market
Kirchberg - City Holiday / February Market.

City Holiday / February Market

During the historical February Market, the hands of time are turned back in Kirchberg: Craftsmen and salesmen show their goods and their skills and demonstrate in front of the visitors how an item for the daily use comes out of a raw material. Minstrels, jugglers, fire artists and comedians take care of a great entertainment. Prize-giving ceremonies for cattle and must at the Frankenplatz, as well as a great fire spectacle on the big market stage also take place. Further information (only in German)

Schwäbisch Hall
24.02.2019
Start: 12:00 UhrSchwaebisch Hall Hallia-Venezia ©TM Hans Kumpf  Schwäbisch Hall - Hallia Venezia
Schwäbisch Hall - Hallia Venezia.

Hallia Venezia - The Schwäbisch Hall Kind of Carnival

Hallia Venezia is the calm carnival version from the Italian town at the lagoon. Before the wild carnival activities begin, about 100 mask wearers roam the streets of the Old Town and present themselves to the audience on the marketplace, the stairs of St. Michael and in many other places in imaginative designed costumes - a colorful and quiet festival for all senses. Further information

Wolframs-Eschenbach
24.02.2019
Start: 14:00 UhrWolframs-Eschenbach Faschingsumzug  Wolframs-Eschenbach - Carnival Parade
Wolframs-Eschenbach - Carnival Parade.

Wolframs-Eschenbach: Carnival Parade 2019

Parade with colourful wagons and persons from different clubs. After the parade there are carnival parties in the restaurant Heubusch and in the sports hall. Further information (only in German)

Coburg
01.03.2019 - 21.07.2019

Exhibition Veste Coburg: "Remarkable blank weapons from Indonesia"

The special exhibition in the STUDIO of the art collections in the Ceste Coburg gives an insight into the impressive and fascinating world of forms of Indonesian weapons.

Further information

Kronach
01.03.2019 - 31.10.2019
Start: 09:30 Uhr
End: 17:30 UhrKronach Festung Rosenberg bei Nacht ©Dr Otmar Fugmann  Kronach - Rosenberg Fortress at night © Dr. Otmar Fugmann
Kronach - Rosenberg Fortress at night © Dr. Otmar Fugmann.

Exhibition: "Fortresses - Franconia's Bulwarks"

How does gunpowder smell? What is a casemate? And what was life like in a fortress? Questions like these will be answered in this exhibition in the Rosenberg Foretress. The exhibition is designed for the whole family. There is a lot to discover for children and youngsters at numerous interactive stations.

Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday 9.30 am to 5.30 pm 

Tours through the fortress during the exhibition:
Tue to Sun, 11.00 am / 12.30 pm / 2.00 am / 4.00 pm

Further information

Neckarsteinach
02.03.2019 - 03.03.2019

Little Book Fair in the Neckar river valley

The Little Book Fair in the community centre "Zum Schwanen" should offer the publishers of the region, especially smaller and medium-sized publishing companies, a platform, where they can present themselves, popularize and sell their products, but also to get in contact with booksellers, customers and authors.

Further information (only in German)

Hirschhorn
05.03.2019Hirschhorn Feuerrad-Rollen  Hirschhorn - Feuerradrollen
Hirschhorn - Feuerradrollen.

"Feuerradrollen"

Fire wheel rolling in Hirschhorn-Langenthal starting at 8 p.m. at the former cardboard factory Mayr. Further information

Fränkische Schweiz
06.03.2019 - 23.04.2019Fraenkische Schweiz BierWochen Kloesse Braten ©Andreas Hub - Flussparadies Franken  Franconian Switzerland - BeerWeeks - © Andreas Hub - Flussparadies Franconia
Franconian Switzerland - BeerWeeks - © Andreas Hub - Flussparadies Franconia.

BeerWeeks in Franconian Switzerland

In the region with the highest concentration of breweries worldwide the liquid gold is not only handed as a drink. Here beer also refines various dishes. You can get to know different beery meals and regional beer types during the BeerWeeks.

Further information

Eberbach
08.03.2019 - 24.03.2019Eberbach Jazzme  JazzMe – Eberbach Jazz Days
JazzMe – Eberbach Jazz Days.

JazzMe – Eberbach Jazz Days

A series of events with a long tradition. Young prize winners of the nationwide competition "Jugend Jazzt" show their skills in Club 55.

>> Further information and tickets

Kulmbach
08.03.2019 - 10.03.2019
Start: 09:00 Uhr
End: 18:00 UhrKulmbach Fruehjahrsmarkt  Kulmbach - Spring Market
Kulmbach - Spring Market.

Spring Market & Sunday Shopping

The spring market offers a colourful market atmosphere and invites you to stroll and shop. Over 50 traders offer a colourful springly range of goods and favourable offers. For children there is a carousel, candies and stands with toys.

Further information (only in German)

Eberbach
16.03.2019 - 14.04.2019Eberbach Baerlauchtage ©Andreas Held  Eberbach - Wild Garlic Days © Andreas Held
Eberbach - Wild Garlic Days © Andreas Held.

Wild Garlic Days

Already for years the focus is not only culinarily on the leek plant. Who wants to deal with this prominently smelling plant, will find plenty of chances to do so in the course of the Wild Garlic Days in Eberbach by the Neckar river and the Forest of Odes.

Further information (only in German)

Heidelberg
16.03.2019 - 13.04.2019HeidelbergerFruehling-in-der-Stadthalle CR studio-visuell-photography
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International Music Festival "Heidelberg Spring"

It is the largest music festival in Baden-Wuerttemberg and plays in the first league of international festivals for classical music. The "Spring" not only owes its reputation to the great interpretes, who arrive in the city by the Neckar river year after year. It is the combination of demanding commissioned works and self-productions, an international festival academy and the concept, to act as innovative Think Tank for the future of the concert format. Further information

Schwetzingen
23.03.2019 - 24.03.2019
Start: 11:00 UhrSchwetzingen Ostereiermarkt ©Christa Treiber  Schwetzingen - International Easter Egg Market - © Christa Treiber
Schwetzingen - International Easter Egg Market - © Christa Treiber.

35th International Easter Egg Market

No egg equals the other on this pre-Easter market at Schwetzingen Palace, in the Northern circle. Around 50 selected artists astonish the visitors with detailed decorated Easter eggs in all sizes.

Opening hours:
Saturday: 11 am - 6 pm
Sunday: 11 am - 5 pm

Further information

Fränkische Schweiz
24.03.2019
Start: 10:00 Uhr
End: 17:00 Uhr

Gößweinstein: Josefi Market

At the Josefi market in the Viktor-von-Scheffel-street you can buy homewares, clothing, belts, leatherware and much more. The stores are open this Sunday. The restaurants and cafés invite you to have coffee and cake or a good meal.

You can find places to park at the bus park by the primary school, at the parking space "Hofacker" in Pezoldstreet and at the parking spaces by the cemetary and the House of the Guest (tourism office).

Further information (only in German)

Bamberg
27.03.2019 - 30.03.2019
Start: 08:30 Uhr
End: 18:30 UhrBamberg Mittfastenmarkt CR-BambergTourismus  Bamberg - market
Bamberg - market "Mittefastenmarkt".

Market "Mittefastenmarkt"

As a foretaste to spring, the traditional "Mittefastenmarkt" takes place in March in Bamberg. On over 500 meters length, the traders offer their timber works, basketry and household goods in Bamberg's pedestrian zone between "Gabelmann" and "Maxplatz". But also flowers and floral arrangements, as well as different delicacies belong to the sortiment of the market.

Further information

Rothenburg ob der Tauber
30.03.2019 - 30.04.2019Rothenburg Fruehlingserwachen ©Rothenburg Tourismus Service Pfitzinger  Rothenburg - Spring Awakening © Rothenburg Tourismus Service, W. Pfitzinger
Rothenburg - Spring Awakening © Rothenburg Tourismus Service, W. Pfitzinger.

Spring Awakening in Rothenburg

In Rothenburg, numerous traditional spring customs have survived, for example richly ornamenting and decorating the number of fountains and turning them into easter fountains. In an entertaining way, culinary walks and guided theme tours convey stories and things worth knowing about the most beautiful time of year.

A town festival with many special offers, culinary delicacies and show programme at the marketplace, round off the Spring Awakening. Further information

Roth
30.03.2019 - 07.04.2019

Blues Days Roth

National Blues Festival with different bands at various venues. Further information (only in German)

Eberbach
30.03.2019 - 31.03.2019
Start: 10:00 Uhr
End: 18:00 UhrEberbacher Ostermarkt ©Hubert Richter  Eberbach - Easter Market - © Hubert Richter
Eberbach - Easter Market - © Hubert Richter.

Easter Market in Eberbach with Sunday Shopping

Colourfully painted eggs in many varieties, woodworks, chocolate, paper decoration, fabric works, jewellry, painting, dolls and a large number of other creative activities are represented on the market. Everybody who is interested in handicraft will have a good time and discover new things. The exhibitors are happy to advise the guests and let them take part at their experience.

Further information (only in German)

Cadolzburg
31.03.2019
Start: 10:00 Uhr
End: 17:00 Uhr

Spring Market

 

Entertainment for the whole family, culinary delights and much more.

Further information

Rothenburg ob der Tauber
06.04.2019 - 14.04.2019Rothenburg Wanderwochen ©Rothenburg Tourismus Service Respondek  Rothenburg - Hiking Week - © Rothenburg Tourism Service, Respondek
Rothenburg - Hiking Week - © Rothenburg Tourism Service, Respondek.

Springtime Hiking Week

Every year in springtime and autumn the hiking weeks in Rothenburg offer you active recovery in the midst of nature - from guided hiking tours up to a varied programme that really offers something for everyone. Each hike stands under an interesting topic and is accompanied by an experienced leader and commented with a lot of inside knowledge. By the way: the hikes are all free of charge!

Going out to have something to eat somewhere together provides the ideal place for meeting new hiking friends from near and far.

Further information

Mannheim
06.04.2019 - 07.04.2019

Time Warp Festival

Electronic Dance Music Festival. Further information

Mosbach
06.04.2019 - 07.04.2019
Start: 11:00 Uhr
End: 18:00 UhrMosbach Mittelaltermarkt und Kunsthandwerkermarkt1  Mosbach - Arts and Crafts Market
Mosbach - Arts and Crafts Market.

Arts and Crafts Market

For 2 days the pedestrian zone becomes the meeting place for lovers of fine arts and crafts and for everyone, who want to experience the historic craftsmanship first hand. A French market on the market terace offers already from Friday on original specialities from our neighbouring country.

Further information

Fränkische Schweiz
07.04.2019
Start: 11:00 UhrEbermannstadt Ostereiermarkt  Ebermannstadt - Easter Egg Market
Ebermannstadt - Easter Egg Market.

Ebermannstadt: Easter Egg Market

Easter eggs and Easter decoration in the parish center St. Nikolaus.

Further information (only in German)

Coburg
11.04.2019 - 12.04.2019Coburg Ostermarkt  Coburg - Easter Market
Coburg - Easter Market.

Easter Market

in the city.

Further information (only in German)

Kronach
12.04.2019Kronach Viertelmeistertag ©Josef Barnickel  Kronach - District Master's Day - © Josef Barnickel
Kronach - District Master's Day - © Josef Barnickel.

District Master's Day

Unique historical spectacle with plenty of music, dancing, and good spread.

Venues:
"Alte Markthalle", "Historisches Rathaus", "Obere Stadt". Further information (only in German)

Fränkische Schweiz
12.04.2019 - 28.04.2019
Start: 09:30 Uhr
End: 18:00 UhrForchheim Ostereiermarkt  Forchheim - Easter in the Palatinate Museum
Forchheim - Easter in the Palatinate Museum.

Forchheim: Easter in the Palatine Museum - Passion and Resurrection

Old customs and practices around Easter are the topic of the special exhibitions during the period of Easter and Lent: there are three special exhibitions to be seen on the ground floor of the Imperial Palace and in the Lady chapel ("Marienkapelle"). The exhibitions are complemented by an extensive framework programme with guided tours, the Easter egg market "all kinds of eggs", crib-building workshop, attractions for children, Easter singing and the animals in the palace moat. 

Further information (only in German)

Bamberg
13.04.2019 - 28.04.2019Bamberg Passionskrippen CR-BambergTourismus  Bamberg - Passion crib
Bamberg - Passion crib.

Exhibition of Passion Cribs during Easter time

Each year before and during Easter you can see a crib exhibition about the Passion and the Resurrection of Jesis Christ in the Matern Chapel with about 45 reproductions.

Further information

Lauf an der Pegnitz
14.04.2019Lauf Ostermarkt  Lauf an der Pegnitz - Easter Market
Lauf an der Pegnitz - Easter Market.

Easter Market

At the Easter market fellow artists and artisans show the different facets of their craft. The exhibitors present objects of the treatment of ceramics, wood, metal, cloth and glass as well as from floristry and let the visitors look over their shoulders on site while they create their works.

Further information

Nürnberg
15.04.2019 - 22.04.2019Nuernberg Ostermarkt ©CTZ  Nuremberg - Easter Market - © CTZ
Nuremberg - Easter Market - © CTZ.

Easter Market

On the main market a traditional sales market annually takes place around Easter. It is the oldes market of Nuremberg and the first in spring. At around 100 stands traders offer mainly tableware and household goods, but also clothing, handicraft from at home and abroad, curtains and basketry, Easter items, candy and food, and also items for the daily use.

Market hours:
Mon. to Sat. from 10 am until 7 pm, Sun. and Easter Monday from 10 am until 7 pm, closed on Good Friday. Further information

Fränkische Schweiz
15.04.2019
Start: 08:00 UhrEbermannstadt Osterbrunnenschmuecken  Ebermannstadt - Easter Fountain Decoration
Ebermannstadt - Easter Fountain Decoration.

Ebermannstadt: Easter Fountain Decoration at the Marketplace

Free entry. Further information (only in German)

Heilbronn
17.04.2019 - 06.10.2019BUGA2019 Neckarhabitat ©sinai  © sinai
© sinai.

Garden Show Heilbronn

In 2019 the city of Heilbronn will host the Garden Show. From April to October, a unique garden and city exhibition will be shown on 40 hectares of land directly on the Neckar. Highlights from art, music, dance and sport as well as knowledge offerings will enliven the grounds on 173 days.

All information about the BUGA and the events on the site

Bayreuth
19.04.2019 - 30.04.2019Bayreuth Osterfestival  Bayreuth - Easter Festival
Bayreuth - Easter Festival.

Easter Festival

This year you can look forward to diversified concerts from the ranges classic, chamber and organ music, as well as jazz and salon concerts.

Further information

Fränkische Schweiz
19.04.2019 - 05.05.2019Egloffstein Waschbrunnen Ostern ©MichaelWirth TourismusvereinEgloffstein  Egloffstein - Easter Fountain © Michael Wirth, Tourismusverein Egloffstein
Egloffstein - Easter Fountain © Michael Wirth, Tourismusverein Egloffstein.

Decorated Easter Fountains

The tradition of decorating the Easter Fountains has its origin in Franconian Switzerland: For more than a hundred years numerous fountains and springs are decorated with rich colours every year around Easter. In about 200 places of Franconian Switzerland fountains are decorated with thousands of colourfully painted eggshells, flowers, wreaths and garlands in the Holy Week until two weeks after Easter.

You can find "the greatest Easter fountain of the world" in Bieberbach by Egloffstein. The fountain in Bieberbach is decorated each year from Palm Sunday until about three weeks after Easter (depending on weather conditions).

Further information

Fränkische Schweiz
20.04.2019 - 27.04.2019Heiligenstadt Osterbrunnen Foto TZFraenkischeSchweiz-Tyrkowski  Heiligenstadt - Easter Well (Foto: TZ Fränkische Schweiz/Tyrkowski)
Heiligenstadt - Easter Well (Foto: TZ Fränkische Schweiz/Tyrkowski).

Heiligenstadt: Easter Market with Farmer Market

At the farmer's and Easter market in Heiligenstadt visitors can look forward to performances on the marketplace, a wide range of regional specialities, flowers, decoration items and much more.

Further information (only in German)

Haßmersheim-Neckarmühlbach
21.04.2019 - 22.04.2019

Festive Easter buffet

Further information

Roth
22.04.2019Roth Ostereiermarkt  Roth - Easter Market
Roth - Easter Market.

Easter Market Roth

You will find various useful and decorative things for the household and for Easter. Further information (only in German)

Bamberg
23.04.2019BambergerBiertage CR-PressestelleStadtBamberg  Bamberg - Beer Day
Bamberg - Beer Day.

Day of the Beer

All breweries in Bamberg come together at the Maxplatz in Bamberg's centre - an event to celebrate and taste!

In the 19th century Bamberg had a capital position in Franconia with its 65 breweries. Even today, eleven medium-sized and family-run breweries manually brew beer. This ancient art of brewing has its highlight on the Beer Day (23rd of April). Thereby, the visitors can compare and enjoy the various beer types at the Maxplatz in Bamberg. "Ungespundetes" (unplugged), pils, smoked beer, cellar beer or wheat beer - there is everything, a beer connoisseur could wish for. 

Further information (only in German)

Schwetzingen
26.04.2019 - 25.05.2019

SWR Festival Schwetzingen, Rokokotheater, Concert Halls in the Palace

SWR Festival with concerts and works from the opera repertoire in a magical atmosphere. Click here for further information.

Kronach
26.04.2019 - 05.05.2019
Start: 19:30 UhrKronach Kronach leuchtet ©Steffen Bauer Kronach Creativ  Kronach -
Kronach - "Kronach illuminated" © Steffen Bauer.

Kronach in Lights

At dusk, Kronach begins to shine: Floodlit facades and pieces of light art move the town into a new, unusual light. 

Further information

Rothenburg ob der Tauber
27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019Rothenburg Osterbrunnen ©RothenburgTourismusService,Pfitzinger  Rothenburg ob der Tauber - Easter well © RTS Photo: Pfitzinger
Rothenburg ob der Tauber - Easter well © RTS Photo: Pfitzinger.

Springtime Atmosphere in Rothenburg

Springlike weekend according to the motto "Sweeter than ever!" with actions and activities in the old town. Colourful programme with music, dance, fashion show, and many more performances. An amusing stay for the whole family.

Further information

Mannheim
27.04.2019 - 07.05.2019

"May Market" Mannheim, Consumer Fair at the Maimarktgelände

This market is one of the oldest institutions of Mannheim. It has taken place since Mannheim was awarded with the market privileges in 1613 from palatine John II. from Zweibrücken. Today the Maimarkt Mannheim is Germany's largest regional fair. Further information (only in German)

Sinsheim
27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019Sinsheim Burg Steinsberg  Sinsheim - Steinsberg Castle
Sinsheim - Steinsberg Castle.

Middle Ages Festival at Steinsberg Castle

The visitors will be taken to a long gone time at the end of April at Steinsberg Castle: the Middle Ages. Who passes the gate to the terrain of the castle will find themselves in a different world from one second to the other. Then, the air is impregnated by smoke and soot of the fires. Dull drumming, the chinking of swords and the distant sounds of the minstrels come through to one's ear.

Opening hours: Saturday: 12.00 pm - 10.00 pm and Sunday: 10.00 - 6.00 pm
Entry: 5 EUR / 3 EUR reduced and medievally costumed / children under 16 free.

Further information

Kulmbach
27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019Kulmbach Motorradsternfahrt  Kulmbach - Biker Event
Kulmbach - Biker Event.

19th Motorbike Tour

Every year Kulmbach becomes the Mecca of all bikers for two days. Thousands of visitors experience a great programme on this event-weekend: The MEGA-BIKER-PARTY on Saturday, on Sunday the rally with kilometer long motorbike corso through the city and following stunt-show and much more on the event ground of the brewery of Kulmbach.

Further information

Fränkische Schweiz
27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019
Start: 11:00 UhrForchheim Bierkellereroeffnung  Forchheim - Opening of the Beer Garden Season
Forchheim - Opening of the Beer Garden Season.

Forchheim: Opening of the Beer Garden Season

Forchheim's beer garden landlords warmly invite you to the beer garden opening in Forchheim. With a coloured framework programme and also with musical entertainment and further interesting actions Forchheim starts off into the new open-air season together with its citizens. The rock cellars, which were made to cool the beer, are then officially opened.

Further information

Neckarbischofsheim
01.05.2019 - 20.10.2019Neckarbischofsheim Krebsbachtalbahn Helmhof
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Rides with the Krebsbachtalbahn - a historic train

Every Sunday, public holiday, and every second and fourth Wednesday of the month.

Further information (only in German)

Fränkische Schweiz
01.05.2019 - 27.10.2019FraenkischeSchweiz Dampfbahn ©Franken Tourismus FRS Hub01
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Ebermannstadt: Season of the Museum Train

Train service every Sunday and public holiday.

Special events:

  • "Breakfast in the steam train": May 12th June 23th, August 18th, October 3rd
    Price: € 39.90 incl. ticket and reservation per person
  • "The rolling beer tasting": June 23th, July 28th, August 18th, September 8th
    Price: € 39 incl. ticket and reservation per person

Further information (only in German)

Bamberg
01.05.2019 - 31.10.2019Bamberg Licht-und-Schatten ©Frankenourismus Foto-AndreasHub01
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Light and Shadow - A Fascinating Journey through the 1000-Year Long History of the Town

In St. Catherine's Chapel the "Theatre of Shadows" explains the moving history of Bamberg: shadow play and figures bring the most horryfying and delightful events to life. 

Dates: Saturdays at 5 pm / 7.30 pm and Sundays at 11 am
The performances are not suitable for children under the age of 10!

Dates and Tickets

Bayreuth
02.05.2019 - 05.05.2019

"Dress up" - Residence Days Bayreuth

On the occasion of the re-opening of the Margravial Opera House the Residence Days 2018 shift visitors back into the golden age of the baroque music theatre and let them experience an authentic glance behind the scenes of the world heritage building.

Further information

Bayreuth
02.05.2019 - 07.06.2019Bayreuth Musica Bayreuth  Bayreuth - Musica Bayreuth
Bayreuth - Musica Bayreuth.

Musica Bayreuth

The series of events offers an exciting programme in historic premises. The spectrum of Musica goes from the Baroque up until today's music, from chamber music up to table music of the Rennaissance.

Further information

Fränkische Schweiz
03.05.2019 - 04.05.2019

Beer Culture Festival

At the start of the spring season, the focus will be on beer enjoyment and brewing culture for two days.

Further information

Schwäbisch Hall
04.05.2019 - 05.05.2019

Spring in Schwäbisch Hall

Festival in the city centre with children's flea market, farmer's market, Sunday shopping, flea market and framework programme.

Further information

Mosbach
04.05.2019
Start: 09:00 Uhr
End: 16:00 UhrMosbach Blumenmarkt  Mosbach - Flower Market
Mosbach - Flower Market.

Flower Market Mosbach

Mediterranean ambience in the middle of Mosbach: colourful planting and decorating examples for beds, pots, boxes etc. Useful and nice items for house, balkony, terrace and garden, handcrafted works and fine products for the palate are among the offerings.

Further information

Schwäbisch Hall
04.05.2019 - 05.05.2019
Start: 10:00 Uhr
End: 18:00 UhrSchwaebisch Hall Kaesemarkt ©Hohenloher Freilandmuseum  Schwäbisch Hall - Cheese Market - © open-air museum Wackershofen
Schwäbisch Hall - Cheese Market - © open-air museum Wackershofen.

Southern German Cheese Market

Over 40 small cheese dairies from Germany and abroad, which still make their products in manual tradition, present over 200 cheese specialties in the Hohenlohe open-air museum in Wackershofen.

Further information

Nürnberg
04.05.2019
Start: 19:00 UhrNuernberg Blaue Nacht ©Albert Goesswein  Nuremberg - Blue Night® - © Albert Gößwein
Nuremberg - Blue Night® - © Albert Gößwein.

Blue Night®: Long Night of Art and Culture

Nuremberg's long night of art and culture attracts tens of thousands of visitors every year in may under different main topics into the city centre, numerous installations and art projects lure into the museums, yards and oldtown streets. After sunset, light installations and projections immerse the city in blue light.

Further Information

Bad Wimpfen
04.05.2019
Start: 19:00 Uhr
End: 01:00 UhrBad Wimpfen KunstNacht  Bad Wimpfen - Long ArtNIGHT
Bad Wimpfen - Long ArtNIGHT.

Long ArtNIGHT

The Old Town becomes a single art gallery and enlivened by varied artistic activities: from most different art exhibitions, over lectures, musical performances, up to theatre shows, everything is provided. The Old Town itself, with its unique architecture, is illuminated in an imaginative, sometimes bizarre and mystical kind of way. Again, stilt walkers are out and about in the alleys and a fire-dance-show lightens the nighttime sky above Bad Wimpfen. A stroll with breaks in different places, which aren't accessible on normal days.

The citizens of Wimpfen greet their guests and "express" their invitation, by putting chairs to linger and chat in front of their houses. They invite the guest: "Let the people, let the town and the lights touch you!" This wonderful gesture is inspired by the voluntary project group "Town of 1000 chairs". Wimpfen shows itself open and says hello to its guests in a very peculiar way.

The entry into the museums is free of charge this evening.

Further information

Heilbronn
05.05.2019Heilbronn Trollinger Marathon  Heilbronn - Trollinger Marathon
Heilbronn - Trollinger Marathon.

Marathon through Heilbronn and the Rural District

The marathon course leads through the beautiful landscape and through the impressive atmosphere of the nearby winegrowing cities and towns. A varied programme along the course also entertains the approx. 6.100 participants from 35 nations. Start is the Frankenstadium Heilbronn.

Further information

Kronach
05.05.2019 - 29.09.2019Kronach Neue Ufer Saison 2016 Galakonzert Seebuehne ©Britta Ruerup  Kronach - Concert series
Kronach - Concert series "Neue Ufer" on the lake stage © Britta Rürup.

New Shores - Kronach Music Sundays in the Park of the State Garden Show

Summer in the park of the State Garden Show - the experience for the whole family with sunday concerts and other events in Kronach's green oasis. Further information and dates

Coburg
10.05.2019 - 19.05.2019Coburg Fruehlingsfest1  Coburg - Spring Fun Fair at the „Ketschenanger“
Coburg - Spring Fun Fair at the „Ketschenanger“.

Spring Fun Fair at the „Ketschenanger“

Spring Fun Fair in Coburg with opening fireworks, children's day, musical firework spectacle at nightfall, face-painting for children, magic show and much more.

Further Information (only in German)

Nürnberg
10.05.2019 - 11.05.2019Nuernberg Trempelmarkt ©CTZ1  Flea Market
Flea Market "Trempelmarkt" - © CTZ.

Flea Market "Trempelmarkt": Germany's largest flea market

Twice a year the "Trempelmarkt" takes place in Nuremberg: A huge flea market, which does not only have a drawing power to collectors.

Dates:
May 10th-11th & September 6th-7th

Further information

Mosbach
10.05.2019 - 13.05.2019

46th Spring Festival in Mosbach

Traditional Spring Festival with numerous funfair rides, colourful sales stands, music and many more attractions for young and old. A varied supply of food and drinks culinarily round off the offer. Further information

Roth
11.05.2019
Start: 10:00 UhrRoth Spargelfest  Roth - Asparagus Festival
Roth - Asparagus Festival.

Asparagus Festival Roth

At the marketplace in Roth everything revolves around the precious vegetable and sociable market life. The visitors expect a colourful programme of musical entertainment and interesting performances. The traders and farmer's market on Saturday invite you to linger and shop.

Further information

Ansbach
17.05.2019 - 22.05.2019Ansbach Fruehlingsfest  Ansbach - Spring Festival
Ansbach - Spring Festival.

Spring Festival

Folk festival at the "Hofwiese" fairground with all kinds of opportunities for amusement and live music in the beer tent.

Further information

Öhringen
17.05.2019 - 19.05.2019Oehringen Hohenloher Geniesserdorf  Öhringen - Connoisseurs Market
Öhringen - Connoisseurs Market.

Hohenlohe Connoisseurs Market around the Palace

Garden and history, kitchen and culture, wine and wellness - discover, experience and enjoy Hohenlohe. A sensual-enjoyable pleasure, that will delight you. The festival takes place in noble ambience around the palace an in the idyllic courtyard garden every two years. Regional exhibitors present products of high quality for garden, palate, lifestyle and wellbeing there. Further information (only in German)

Fränkische Schweiz
18.05.2019 - 19.05.2019Forchheim Kunsthandwerkermarkt ©Stadt Forchheim  Forchheim - Arts and Crafts Fair - © Stadt Forchheim
Forchheim - Arts and Crafts Fair - © Stadt Forchheim.

Forchheim: Arts and Crafts Fair around the Imperial Palace (Kaiserpfalz)

Under the motto "exceptionally - excellent" the artisan market takes place in and around the historic imperial palace in Forchheim. About 100 exhibitors from the whole federal territory and the European foreign countries present their works from the most different sparts of arts and crafts. With traditional jazz morning drink on Sunday.

Opening hours:
10 am - 6 pm, entry: € 3.

Further information

Haßmersheim-Neckarmühlbach
18.05.2019

Knight's Supper and the Dance of Flames

Further information

Stein b. Nürnberg
18.05.2019 - 19.05.2019
Start: 13:00 Uhr
End: 18:00 UhrStein Stadtfest01
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Town Festival Stein

All kinds of clubs and institutions present themselves and their special responsibilities plus various opportunities of engagement in society - and all of that during Sunday shopping! The whole town area becomes a widely embellished stage for the many different information and action stages. Thus, the little ones are not neglected, there are special interactions for children in many places that keep the offspring in a good mood. Further information (only in German)

Stein b. Nürnberg
18.05.2019 - 19.05.2019
Start: 18:00 Uhr
End: 22:00 UhrStein KulturfruehlingMecklenburgerPlatz01
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Cultural Spring in Stein

The popular open-air event provides a springtime evening with cabaret and music. Free entry.

Further information (only in German)

Langenzenn
19.05.2019
Start: 11:00 Uhr
End: 17:00 Uhr

Regional Market

Feasting, strolling and enjoyment in historical ambience in the historic Old Town around the historic monastery. Short ways, fresh goods, transparent production. Value and quality, individuality, direct contact and reliance.

A cool beer or a well tempered Franconian wine invite for a break while eating fresh grilled or baked food.

At the same time a artisan, hobby and craftmen's market takes place in the monastery area (cloister and monastery courtyard) as well as at the Martin-Luther-Square. Further information (only in German)

Wolframs-Eschenbach
19.05.2019
Start: 14:00 UhrWolframs-Eschenbach Internationaler Museumstag Kinderfuehrung  Wolframs-Eschenbach - International Museum Day
Wolframs-Eschenbach - International Museum Day.

Wolframs-Eschenbach: International Museum Day

"Network museums: new ways, new visitors" - guided tours in the museum "Wolfram von Eschenbach".

Further information (only in German)

Cadolzburg
19.05.2019
Start: 14:00 Uhr
End: 17:30 Uhr

Old recipes rediscovered

 

In the Museum Cadolzburg different techniques and taste combinations of the cooks at the courts of the Middle Ages are tried out.

The event is included in the entrance fee to the museum. Registration is not required.

Further information

Kulmbach
19.05.2019
Start: 16:30 Uhr

Legend reading for children and adolescents in cooperation with the Kulmbach Literature Association.

Participation in the reading is included in the admission fee to Plassenburg Castle.

Registration required: Tel. +49 (0) 9221 8220-12

Further information

Bayreuth
23.05.2019 - 26.05.2019

Maisel's Wheat Beer Festival

A festival pleasure for Bayreuth and the whole region: The brewery Maisel Bros annually invite to celebrate on the brewery ground.

Where naturalness and high spirits are at home, you enjoy meeting to celebrate together. One of the highlights in the event-calendar of the region is unquestionably the wheat beer festival of the brewery Maisel Bros. Traditionally on the weekend before Ascension Day the wheat beer festival takes place on the ground of the Maisel Bro brewery in Bayreuth. The mixture of top-music, delicacies, sports and a lot of fun is an event for the whole family.

Further information

Mannheim
24.05.2019 - 26.05.2019

City Festival in the City Centre/ Festival for Kids at the Kapuzinerplanken

open-air festival in the city centre with a varied program for the whole family with live music, artisan market and regional delights. Click here for further information.

Roth
24.05.2019 - 27.05.2019Roth Fruehlingsfest  Roth - Spring Festival
Roth - Spring Festival.

Spring Festival Roth

The Spring Festival in Roth offers an interesting amusement park, lottery stalls, food stalls, a musical programme and a lot more. Further information

Kronach
25.05.2019Kronach Die Festung Rockt ©Brain Fox Pics  Kronach - The Fortress Rocks © Brain Fox Pics
Kronach - The Fortress Rocks © Brain Fox Pics.

Open-Air Festival "The Fortress Rocks"

Open-air festival in the moat of the Rosenberg Fortress Kronach with national and regional bands. Further information

Fränkische Schweiz
25.05.2019
Start: 13:00 Uhr
End: 18:00 UhrForchheim Tag der offenen Brauereien  Forchheim - Open Brewery Day
Forchheim - Open Brewery Day.

Forchheim: Open Brewery Day

On this day you can seek the traces of beer and ride from brewery to brewery with the train "as Kunnerla".

Further information (only in German)

Heldburg
30.05.2019

Garden Festival in the Palace

Sinsheim
30.05.2019 - 02.06.2019Sinsheim Fohlenmarkt Umzug01
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105th Foal Market Sinsheim

Five day-long fair, which will delight young and old. With stunning fireworks, the large market and a promising amusement park, as well as the parade during Sunday shopping, the flea market lives up to its reputation to be the largest fair in the Kraichgau area.

Further information

Ebern
30.05.2019 - 02.06.2019

Markt Rentweinsdorf Parish Fair

Further information (only in German)

Eberbach
31.05.2019 - 02.06.2019Eberbach Fruehlingsfest ©Andreas Held1  Eberbach - Spring Festival - © Andreas Held
Eberbach - Spring Festival - © Andreas Held.

Old Town Festival - "Spring Festival Eberbach"

On the weekend after Ascension Day the traditional Old Town Festival attracts numerous visitors to Eberbach. It offers many activities for big and small and a rich range of musical contributions from folk music up to rock / pop / jazz at the different places of the Old Town.

Numerous showmen and association-stands give the festival a very own flair, which invites you to stay. The varied programme items focus on all age groups, from clownery and fun for children, to the open-air music events in the evening.

Further information (only in German)

Langenzenn
31.05.2019 - 02.08.2019
Start: 20:30 Uhr

Hans-Sachs-Playgroup - "Der Alpenkönig und der Menschenfreund"

The Hans-Sachs-Playgroup, which is known far beyond the borders of the region due to its successful theatre performances, once again shows the play "Der Alpenkönig und der Menschenfreund". Venue for the performance is the inner court of the town hall.

Further information and tickets (only in German)

Bad Wimpfen
01.06.2019 - 02.06.2019Bad Wimpfen Reichsstadtfest  Bad Wimpfen - Imperial City Festival
Bad Wimpfen - Imperial City Festival.

Imperial City Festival

At the Imperial City Festival the reformation in the Imperial City comes to life with scenic presentations, music and hands-on activities in the listed Old Town of Wimpfen.

Further information

Abenberg
01.06.2019Abenberg StadtansichtPanorama02
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Town Festival

in the historic Old Town. Further information (only in German)

Schwäbisch Hall
01.06.2019 - 02.06.2019

Meeting of the historical civil defence and city guards

Further information

Heidelberg
01.06.2019 - 07.09.2019
Start: 22:15 UhrHeidelberg Schlossbeleuchtung CR HeidelbergMarketingGmbH
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Heidelberg Castle Illumination with large Fireworks

The legendary event attracts thousands of people - hardly another town offers such magical nights annually from June to September. Bengali beacons slowly cover the Heidelberg Castle in a mysterious red glow of fire.

You have the best sight at the castle illumination and the fireworks from the bank of the Neckar river. The boats of the "Weissen Flotte", Heidelberg's solar boat "Neckarsonne", as well as the Old Town and the castle, offer a pleasant view on the lighting spectacle.

Dates: 1st June / 13th July / 7th September

On all castle illumination days there is an artisan market at the "Kornmarkt" with varied offers between 12 pm and 8 pm. Further information

Schwetzingen
02.06.2019

Asparagus Hike

Further information

Bamberg
02.06.2019 - 03.06.2019

Artisan Market "Palace Courtyard Days Geyerswörth"

The visitors can look forward to a wide range of art and handicraft, that impresses by its diversity and the quality of the exhibitors in the lovely ambience. Lovers of beautiful arts and crafts, who look for something special, are quality-conscious and prefer individuality, find a well established range at the palace courtyard days.

Artisans offer interesting insights, when they perform different works at their stands. Also this artisan market is additionally framed by a little, nice cultural programme. Moreover the artisan market is easy to reach for everybody, centrally located, right behind the bridge town hall and next to the old town underground car park.

Further information

Roth
02.06.2019Markt-2016
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"Johanni" Market with Sunday Shopping

The "Johanni" Market in Roth invites you to stroll and shop. Further information (only in German)

Bamberg
06.06.2019 - 10.06.2019

10th Wine Festival Bamberg at Maxplatz

Besides the well-known beer tradition, Bamberg can also look back on a long history of viticulture. Fine wines and dishes are waiting to be tasted at Maxplatz.

Further information

Fränkische Schweiz
06.06.2019 - 10.06.2019

Memmelsdorf: Chamber Music Festival "Spring Time in Seehof Palace"

The chamber music festival in the baroque orangery of Seehof Palace belongs to the most outstanding events of the region.

Music lovers appreciate this room as an excellent concert hall. But not only listening touches the soul, but also the sight. The baroque ambience refines the pleasure while hearing the music and therby becomes an event that stimulates all senses.

Further information (only in German)

Heldburg
07.06.2019 - 10.06.2019

Castle Days "Constructed! Foundations of Power at Veste Heldburg"

Take-Part-Activities; performances and a varied programme around the Veste Heldburg. Further information (only in German)

Coburg
07.06.2019 - 11.06.2019

151st Pentecost Congress of Coburg's Convent

The wreath-laying ceremony at the memorial of the city of Coburg and afterwards at the monument of the Convent of Coburg are surely the fixed points in the ritual of the CC Pentecost Congress.

A further highlight at the Pentecost Congress in Coburg is the sports festival on the sports facilities of the club 1848 Coburg. The final of the Pentecost Congress is formed by the traditional market fair. On Pentecost Tuesday at 11 am the morning pint is opened by the mayor of Coburg.

Further information (only in German)

Nürnberg
07.06.2019 - 09.06.2019Nuernberg Rock im Park  Nueremberg - Rock im Park
Nueremberg - Rock im Park.

"Rock im Parkt" - Rock Music Festival

"Rock im Park" is a metal, rock, indie, pop, hip hop and electronic festival. About 60,000 fans are expected. As top-acts tool, die ärzte und Slipknot are confirmed. Rock am Ring is the sister festival of Rock im Park 2019, that takes place on the same weekend with identical line up in Nürburg.

Further information

Schwäbisch Hall
07.06.2019 - 10.06.2019SchwaebischHall KuchenundBrunnenfest KleinerSiedershof Stadtkulisse ©TouristikundMarketingSchwaebischHall  Schwäbisch Hall - Salt Simmerers © TM Schwäbisch Hall
Schwäbisch Hall - Salt Simmerers © TM Schwäbisch Hall.

Cake and Fountain Festival

Traditional festival of the salt makers of Schwäbisch Hall. Today the Cake and Fountain Festival, with more than 500 actors and helpers, is one of the nicest hometown festivals in the country and offers a colourful mix of medieval tradition and music. Besides the historic festival there is a motley amusement park on the Haalplatz. The beer garden "Unterwöhrd" is open every day during the festival.

Further information

Rothenburg ob der Tauber
07.06.2019 - 10.06.2019Rothenburg Der Meistertrunk ©Rothenburg Tourismus Service Pfitzinger   Rothenburg o.d.T. - Festival 1631
Rothenburg o.d.T. - Festival 1631 "The Master Draught" - © RTS, W. Pfitzinger.

Historic Festival 1631 "The Master Draught"

"The Master Draught" with it's annual historical festival play is one of the most popular historical folk plays in Germany. Every year, thousands of visitors are fascinated by the historical festival play, which picks up the happenings in Rothenburg during the Thirty Years' War.

Further information

Bayreuth
07.06.2019 - 17.06.2019Bayreuth Bayreuther Volksfest ©Harbach  Bayreuth - Fun Fair - © C. Harbach
Bayreuth - Fun Fair - © C. Harbach.

Fun Fair Bayreuth

Annually over Pentecost one of the greatest fairs in Franconia with over 50 showman stands, huge marquees, and entertaining framework programme take place on eleven days in Bayreuth.

Further information

Langenzenn
07.06.2019 - 27.07.2019
Start: 20:30 Uhr

Monastery Courtyard Festival - "The Ghost of Canterville" / "Cinderella"

 

Theatre in a unique setting in the inner courtyard of the Langenzenn monastery. For over 35 years, classical and modern plays for young and old have been performed here year after year.

Plays 2019:

  • "The Ghost of Canterville" after Oscar Wilde in a text version by Sue Rose
  • "Cinderella" after the Brothers Grimm in a text version by Sonja Soydan

Further information and tickets (only in German)

Ebern
08.06.2019 - 10.06.2019Ebern Gartenfest Schloss Eyrichshof ©Ralf Kestel  Ebern - Garden Fair Eyrichshof Palace - © Ralf Kestel
Ebern - Garden Fair Eyrichshof Palace - © Ralf Kestel.

Garden Fair Eyrichshof Palace

With summer market and varied programme. Over 150 exhibitors from all over Germany present their high-quality products for house and garden.

Opening hours
Saturday and Sunday: 10 am - 7 pm; Monday: 10 am - 6 pm

Admission
All-day ticket € 10 for adults and adolescents from 16 years
Parking fee € 1 for the benefit of the volunteer fire department Eyrichshof

All programme points except the guided tour through the palace and some interactions for children are included in the entry fee. Dogs are allowed.

Further information (only in German)

Haßmersheim-Neckarmühlbach
09.06.2019 - 10.06.2019Burg Guttenberg Burgfest  Guttenberg Castle - Castle Festival
Guttenberg Castle - Castle Festival.

Great medieval Pentecost Castle Festival

Further information

Seßlach
09.06.2019Sesslach Pfingsten Flohmarkt   Seßlach - Pentecost in Seßlach
Seßlach - Pentecost in Seßlach.

Pentecost in Seßlach with Large Flea Market

Pentecost in the old town of Sesslach with a big flea market.

Further information (only in German)

Cadolzburg
11.06.2019 - 16.06.2019

Demonstration at the Museum Cadolzburg: "Living Sword Art "

During the opening hours of the Museum Cadolzburg, the fencing group "Living Swordsmanship" shows various sword fighting techniques to interested spectators.

Further information

Mannheim
13.06.2019 - 16.06.2019

Maifeld Derby

Music festival at the Reitstadion/Maimarktgelände: over 70 national and international artists perform on four stages. Click here for further information.

Langenzenn
14.06.2019 - 18.06.2019

Parish Fair

When the most beautiful season of the year begins, then it's time, the Parish Fair of Langenzenn is coming. The city of Langenzenn closes the main through-road, to give the traditional parish fair eight days after Pentecost room.

Further information (only in German)

Weinsberg
15.06.2019 - 16.06.2019

Wine market and wine festival with streetfood

Further information

Fränkische Schweiz
15.06.2019 - 16.06.2019

Gößweinstein: Trinity Market

The Trinity market offers a coloured market bustle and invites the visitors to stroll and shop. There are articles of clothing, haberdashery goods, homewares, toys and confectionery, Tyrolese farm treats, health products and a lot more.

Further information (only in German)

Ebern
15.06.2019 - 16.06.2019Ebern Mittelaltermarkt ©Stadt Ebern Foto-Creativ-Kreis-Ebern eV1  Medieval Market
Medieval Market.

Medieval Market around the Grauturm

Medieval life and colour with craft, camp life, programme for children, dance, music and fire show.

Further information (only in German)

Kirchberg an der Jagst
15.06.2019
Start: 10:00 Uhr
End: 17:00 UhrKirchberg Buechermarkt ©Hartmut Volk Kirchberg  Kirchberg - Book Market - © Hartmut Volk Kirchberg
Kirchberg - Book Market - © Hartmut Volk Kirchberg.

Book Market Kirchberg

The book market in Kirchberg exists since 1999. About 80 retailers take part. Everywhere on the market and in the alleys are booths with books, graphics and photographs. Friends of old and new books can take their time to look around. The book market is rounded off with a colourful programme with readings, exhibitions and artists "all about the book". Further information (only in German)

Heidelberg
16.06.2019

Action Day "Lebendiger Neckar"

 

Always on the 3rd Sunday in June the common action day "Living Neckar" takes place. The cities of Mannheim, Ilvesheim, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Ladenburg, Heidelberg, Neckargemünd, Neckarsteinach, Hirschhorn and Eberbach invite you to experience the Neckar in its entirety as a natural beauty and habitat for animals and plants, but also as a recreational area for people in the region. Along the route, a variety of events, demonstrations and interactive activities are offered.

Further information

 

Hirschhorn
16.06.2019

Action Day "Living Neckar" - Hirschhorn

Always on the 3rd Sunday in June the common action day "Living Neckar" takes place. The cities of Mannheim, Ilvesheim, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Ladenburg, Heidelberg, Neckargemünd, Neckarsteinach, Hirschhorn and Eberbach invite you to experience the Neckar in its entirety as a natural beauty and habitat for animals and plants, but also as a recreational area for people in the region. Along the route, a variety of events, demonstrations and interactive activities are offered.

Further information

Kronach
16.06.2019 - 11.08.2019Kronach FestungRosenbergnachts ©Dr.OtmarFugmann  Kronach - Rosenberg Fortress © Dr. Otmar Fugmann
Kronach - Rosenberg Fortress © Dr. Otmar Fugmann.

Rosenberg Festival Kronach ... way on top. Theatre at the Fortress

The performances of the open-air theatre take place at the Rosenberg Fortress in the grandiose ambience of one of the largest medieval fortifications in Germany. 

The following plays are scheduled for 2019:

  • The Captain of Köpenick" by Carl Zuckmayer
  • "Amphitryon" after Heinrich von Kleist
  • "King Thrushbeard after the Brothers Grimm" 

Further information (only in German)

Eberbach
16.06.2019Eberbach Lebendiger Neckar 2017  Eberbach - Living Neckar
Eberbach - Living Neckar.

Campaign Day "Lively Neckar" - Eberbach

Always on the 3rd Sunday in June the common action day "Living Neckar" takes place. The cities of Mannheim, Ilvesheim, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Ladenburg, Heidelberg, Neckargemünd, Neckarsteinach, Hirschhorn and Eberbach invite you to experience the Neckar in its entirety as a natural beauty and habitat for animals and plants, but also as a recreational area for people in the region. Along the route, a variety of events, demonstrations and interactive activities are offered.

Further information

Kronach
16.06.2019 - 04.08.2019Kronach RaeuberHotzenplotz CR RosenbergFestspiele Foto FrankWunderatsch
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Rosenberg Festival "King Thrushbeard"

In the magnificent ambience of Rosenberg Fortress, one of the largest medieval fortresses in Germany, the Rosenberg Festival presents the "King Thrushbeard" after the Brothers Grimm, a timeless classic of fairy tale literature. Dates and tickets

Fränkische Schweiz
16.06.2019
Start: 10:30 Uhr
End: 18:00 UhrEbermannstadt Historischer Markt mit Netzwerktreffen Tracht  Ebermannstadt - Historical Market
Ebermannstadt - Historical Market.

Ebermannstadt: Historic Market in the Lower Barn Quarter

The 23rd Historic Market in the lower barn quarter presents itself in a colourful and multifaceted way. Then the area at the church weir invites to a joyful family stroll. Craftsmen, artisans and traders show a varied product range from handmade soaps, pottery and ceramics, garden and nature decoration, handmade jewellery and also handbags, scarves, felt works, folk costume accessory up to ideas made out of wood, woodturning works and more.

Further information (only in German)

Neckargemünd
16.06.2019
Start: 11:00 Uhr
End: 19:00 UhrNeckargemuend Lebendiger Neckar ©Andreas Held  Neckargemünd - The Living Neckar - © Andreas Held
Neckargemünd - The Living Neckar - © Andreas Held.

Action day "The Living Neckar" - Neckargemünd

Always on the 3rd Sunday in June the common action day "Living Neckar" takes place. The cities of Mannheim, Ilvesheim, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Ladenburg, Heidelberg, Neckargemünd, Neckarsteinach, Hirschhorn and Eberbach invite you to experience the Neckar in its entirety as a natural beauty and habitat for animals and plants, but also as a recreational area for people in the region. Along the route, a variety of events, demonstrations and interactive activities are offered.

Further information

Coburg
18.06.2019 - 23.06.2019

Coburg Design Days

Coburg's Days of Design turn the area of the historical freight yard into the center for design and culture.

Further information (only in German)

Nürnberg
19.06.2019 - 23.06.2019Nuernberg Fraenkisches Bierfest ©Uwe Niklas  Nuremberg - Franconian Beer Festival - © Uwe Niklas
Nuremberg - Franconian Beer Festival - © Uwe Niklas.

Franconian Beer Festival in the moat

The longest beer garden in Europe in the magnificent ambience of the moat of Nuremberg with 40 local breweries, that pour over 100 delicious beer specialities here.

Further information

Ansbach
19.06.2019 - 23.06.2019Ansbach Altstadtfest  Ansbach - Old Town Festival
Ansbach - Old Town Festival .

Old Town Festival Ansbach

Ansbach's center turns into a true festival mile. Music and different culinary delights do the rest to offer an event filled with flair, life and good spirits. Children do not miss out either! There is a special programme for children as well as a flea market.

Further information

Bamberg
20.06.2019Bamberg Fronleichnamsprozession CR-BambergTourismus001  Bamberg - Traditional Corpus Christi Procession
Bamberg - Traditional Corpus Christi Procession.

Traditional Corpus Christi Procession

The Corpus Christi Feast in Bamberg is celebrated with a Pontifical Mass at the cathedral square (Domplatz) and a large procession through the Old Town. Several thousand religious people are expected for this event. The Eucharist celebration at the Domplatz begins at 8.00 am. After the closing prayer at the Domplatz, the procession begins, which also ends at the Domplatz with the eucharistic blessing. Then a further Eucharistic celebration follows in the cathedral. Further information

Mannheim
20.06.2019 - 30.06.2019

20th International Schiller Days

Further information

Ahorntal
20.06.2019 - 23.06.2019Burg Rabenstein Mittelaltermarkt  Burg Rabenstein - Medieval Market - © Burg Rabenstein Event GmbH
Burg Rabenstein - Medieval Market - © Burg Rabenstein Event GmbH.

Large Medieval Market

At Rabenstein Castle you join an exciting time travel back into the Middle Ages at the largest and most popular medieval markets of northern Bavaria.

A comprehensive programme with performance artists, medieval battles and exhibition fights, puppet theater for children and fire shows in the evenings are offered. Historic groups from all over Germany camp in front of the scenery of the 800 year-old castle; craftsmen and traders provide insights into extinct professions of the Middle Ages.

Admission fees:
Adults € 7.50, children € 4
Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) € 2
Children under sword length (1 m) free

Opening hours of the medieval market:
Thu 12-10 pm
Fri 10 am - 10 pm
Sat 10 am - 10 pm
Sun 10 am - 7 pm

Further information (only in German)

Ebern
20.06.2019Ebern Oldtimertreffen ©Stadt Ebern Foto-Creativ-Kreis-Ebern eV  Ebern - Old-timer Meeting - © City of Ebern, Foto-Creativ-Kreis-Ebern e.V.
Ebern - Old-timer Meeting - © City of Ebern, Foto-Creativ-Kreis-Ebern e.V..

Franconian Vintage Car Meeting i the Old Town of Ebern

The old town of Ebern with its historic marketplace offers the frame for one of the largest old-timer and young-timer meeting in northern Bavaria. We are looking forward to a lot of old metal in the suitable ambience of the old walls around the Neptune Fountain.

Further information (only in German)

Fränkische Schweiz
20.06.2019
Start: 08:00 UhrEbermannstadt Fronleichnamsprozession  Ebermannstadt - Corpus Christi Procession
Ebermannstadt - Corpus Christi Procession.

Ebermannstadt: Corpus Christi Procession through the Old Town

Celebratory mass in the parish church, then Corpus Christi procession through the festively decorated old town.

Further information (only in German)

Cadolzburg
21.06.2019 - 24.06.2019

Kirchweih Cadolzburg

Showmen, food stands and rides will keep you in a good mood. There will also be music and dancing in the marquee.

Further information

Heidelberg
22.06.2019 - 04.08.2019Heidelberg-Schlossfestspiele DickerTurm  Heidelberg Castle Festival
Heidelberg Castle Festival.

Heidelberg Palace Festival

The Palace Festival belongs to the 15 top festivals of the metropolitan area Rhein-Neckar. It offers opera, operetta,
song nights, children's theatre, as well as concerts in the unique backdrop of the Heidelberg Castle.

Further information

Roth
22.06.2019 - 23.06.2019Roth Rothseetriathlon ©TSG 08 Roth  Roth - Lake Rothsee Triathlon
Roth - Lake Rothsee Triathlon.

Lake Rothsee Triathlon

Look forward to a fascinating event at the well-known lake Rothsee. On this weekend, there is something for everybody... Further information

Schwäbisch Hall
22.06.2019 - 31.08.2019Schwaebisch Hall Freilichtspiele Die-Tochter-des-Salzsieders ©JuergenWeller  Schwäbisch Hall - Open-Air Festival © Tourism and Marketing SHA Image: Jürgen Weller
Schwäbisch Hall - Open-Air Festival © Tourism and Marketing SHA Image: Jürgen Weller.

Open Air Theatre "Freilichtspiele Schwäbisch Hall"

For more than 70 years the impressive outside staircase in front of St. Michael's Church at the marketplace has turned into a spectacular scenery for music and theatre performances.

In 2019 the following plays can be seen on the "great stairway":

* "Jedermann", play by Hugo von Hofmannsthal
* "Don Camillo and Peppone", story known from film and television about the polemic priest Don Camillo and his
    communist counterpart Peppone
* "Elton John und Tim Rice's AIDA", musical
* "In the Bar to the Crocodile - Journey to the wild twenties", musical revue around a turbulent century

The play for children "The Wizard of Oz" will be performed in the New Globe. Further information (only in German)

Cadolzburg
22.06.2019 - 23.06.2019
Start: 11:00 Uhr
End: 18:00 Uhr

Birk flea circus as guest at Cadolzburg Castle

 

The fleas of the flea circus Birk show their skills on this action weekend in the Cadolzburg. Several performances from 11 to 18 o'clock. Duration 20 minutes each.

Costs: 1 € per person and performance.

Further information

Kronach
23.06.2019

Sweden Procession

With a procession for peace and thankfulness, from the town church to Rosenberg Fortress, the residents of the town Kronach always are always reminded of their crucial victory against the Swedes in 1634 on the Sunday after Corpus Christi.

Further information

Maroldsweisach
23.06.2019

Farmers-Market at the Marketplace

 Further information (only in German)

Mosbach
23.06.2019
Start: 11:00 Uhr
End: 18:00 UhrMosbach Naturparkmarkt  Mosbach - Nature Park Market
Mosbach - Nature Park Market.

Nature Park Market

Enjoyment meets ambience! The magnificent marketplace of Mosbach offers the frame for a special tasteful market experience. All sorts of delicacies at the market and for cooking at home - that promises pure culinary delight. Further information

Rothenburg ob der Tauber
26.06.2019 - 28.08.2019Rothenburg Toppler Theater ©Rothenburg Tourismus Service Pfitzinger  Rothenburg - Toppler-Theatre © Rothenburg Tourism Service W. Pfitzinger
Rothenburg - Toppler-Theatre © Rothenburg Tourism Service W. Pfitzinger.

Toppler-Theatre – Season 2019

"Small but nice" is the motto of this unique summer-stage in the Northern court of the former Dominican Abbey and present Imperial City Museum. In 2019, the professional open-air theatre with appealing historic ambience in the heart of the old town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber shows:

 

  • „Tschick“
  • „Höchste Zeit!“


Dates and tickets (only in German)

Bad Wimpfen
27.06.2019 - 02.07.2019Bad Wimpfen Talmarkt 01  Bad Wimpfen - Traditional Fair
Bad Wimpfen - Traditional Fair.

1054th Traditional Fair

A large funfair with a long tradition!

Six days of pure pleasure at one of the oldest markets in Germany with Ferris wheel, breakdance and lottery stalls, amusement rides, skill games, various funfair rides for children, festival beer, sausages, cotton candy, almonds and everything that belongs to a funfair for the whole family. Besides all the attractions in the amusement park, the popular grocer market with its approx. 130 feeders is also well worth seeing. It belongs to the largest in federal territory and offers nearly everything from button to costume fashion.

Further information

Lauf an der Pegnitz
28.06.2019 - 30.06.2019Lauf Altstadtfest ©Stadt Lauf  Lauf - Old Town Festival © City of Lauf
Lauf - Old Town Festival © City of Lauf.

Old Town Festival

Every year on the last weekend of June the marketplace of Lauf, the hospital courtyard and the surrounding streets and alleys turn into a party mile.

Further information

Abenberg
28.06.2019 - 29.06.2019

Firedance Festival at Abenberg Castle

Open air festival at Abenberg Castle. Further information (only in German)

Nürnberg
28.06.2019 - 13.07.2019Nuernberg Internationale Orgelwoche Nuernberg ©Christina Kuhn1  International Organ Week  - © Christina Kuhn
International Organ Week - © Christina Kuhn.

International Organ Week ION

Today, the oldest and largest festival of spiritual music is a brilliant music experience in Nuremberg's historical flair. Considerable organists and internationally renowned solists, choirs and orchestras present organ and spiritual music in the historic churches of the Old Town.

Further information (only in German)

Kulmbach
28.06.2019 - 30.06.2019Kulmbach Sommermarkt  Kulmbach - Summer Market
Kulmbach - Summer Market.

Summer Market

The summer market offers a colourful market atmosphere and invites you to stroll and shop in Kulmbach.

Further information

Kronach
28.06.2019 - 30.06.2019Kronach Histrosches Stadtspektakel ©Stadt Kronach Dr Kerstin Loew  Kronach - Historic Town Spectacle © Stadt Kronach, Dr. Kerstin Löw
Kronach - Historic Town Spectacle © Stadt Kronach, Dr. Kerstin Löw.

Historic Town Spectacle

Every two years in July, the Lucas-Cranach-Town fills a part of its over 1000 year-old history with new life. With the historic town spectacle, the old Crana invites you to an unique festival into its walls - to a time-travel in bygone centuries. In front of the backdrop of the Upper Town, are blacksmiths, ropemakers, coopers, basketmakers, raftlers, carpenters, barbers, washer-women, potters, and much more to be seen and experienced.

Further information

Bayreuth
28.06.2019 - 29.06.2019

For Free & Outside: The Sparda-Bank Classic Open Air

The Sparda-Bank Classic Open Air will draw numerous fans of classical music into the city center of Bayreuth - to two exceptional evenings with high-carat ensembles on the city parquet - as usual since 2014 for free thanks to the generous support by Sparda-Bank.

Further information

Neckargemünd
28.06.2019 - 20.07.2019Neckargemuend Burgbuehne Dilsberg - Die Drei Musketiere
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Theatre performance season Burgbühne Dilsberg: "The Three Musketeers"

The castle stage Dilsberg shows the adventurous history around the inseparable musketeers Athos, Porthos and Aramis. Together they fight for justice according to the famous saying "One for all, all for one".

Dates 2019

  • June 28th
  • Juni 29th
  • July 5th
  • July 6th
  • July 12th cancelled!
  • July 13th
  • July 19th
  • July 20th

Tickets and further information

Hotel Burg Hornberg
28.06.2019 - 28.06.2017
Start: 19:00 Uhr

Italian Night

Buffet of Mediterranean specialities - in nice weather in the historic inner ward. 45.00 euros per person.

Further information

Haßmersheim-Neckarmühlbach
29.06.2019

Knight's Supper and the Dance of Flames

Further information

Bamberg
29.06.2019 - 22.09.2019
Start: 09:00 Uhr
End: 18:00 Uhr

Special Exhibition: "Majesties, King's Children, Constitutional Fathers"

Special exhibition about the eventful history of the Neue Residenz Bamberg in the 19th century. Admission to the special exhibition is included in the museum admission fee.

Further Information

Fränkische Schweiz
29.06.2019
Start: 13:00 Uhr

1st Culinary Festival

On the gourmet mile in the inner courtyard of the Kaiserpfalz, delicacies from Forchheim and the region are on offer, including wine, schnapps, juices and venison from the surrounding forests. In the evening, the Restaurant Zum Alten Zollhaus in cooperation with the Vinothek Scharfenberg offers a 4-course menu made from regional ingredients.

Times:

  • gourmet mile 1 pm - 5.30 pm 
  • gourmet menu 7 pm

Further information

Coburg
29.06.2019
Start: 20:30 Uhr

Classic-Open-Air in the Rose Garden

The Classik-Open-Air in the Rosegarden is essential for Coburg and the State Theatre. With its unique atmosphere the concert lures hundreds of visitors outside every year.

Admission free!

Further information (only in German)

Stein b. Nürnberg
30.06.2019

The City Park Chimes - Musical Open Air Event

Take time and enjoy a musical stroll through the city park of Stein. Leisure along and dwell in different places and listen to the multiple musical performances of the artists.

Further information (only in German)

Fränkische Schweiz
30.06.2019

Heiligenstadt: Summer Parish Fair

Summer Parish Fair with amusement park.

Further information (only in German)

Schwäbisch Hall
30.06.2019 - 15.09.2019
Start: 11:00 Uhr
End: 17:00 UhrSchwaebischHall Schausieden1 ©TM NicoleHirsch-B  Salt-Boiling Show
Salt-Boiling Show .

Salt-Boiling Show at the Hällisch-Franconian Museum

The salt-boilers of the society "Alt Hall e.V.", regularly organize a performance of historical salt-boiling in summer. Then real salt - the white gold of the Middle Ages - is boiled with a lot of fire and smoke in a reproduction of a boiling pan in the boiling hut behind the Hällisch-Franconian Museum. Free entry.

Dates: June 30th - July 21st - September 15th. Further information (only in German)

Kronach
01.07.2019 - 12.07.2019
Start: 10:00 Uhr
End: 17:00 Uhr

Kronach Sandstone Workshop - Course I

With courses the town invites artisic interested, to act out their talents with like-minded people. Further information

 

Öhringen
04.07.2019 - 08.07.2019Oehringen Hohenloher Weindorf   Wine Festival
Wine Festival.

24th Wine Festival Hohenlohe

Wine dresser's cooperatives and self-marketers present their programme of wine and champagne. Together with the varied food supply the visit to the wine festival in Öhringen becomes an experience of slurping and feasting. Again this year, the diverse musical programme will ensure an atmosphere which invites to stay and have fun. Further information (only in German)

Roth
04.07.2019 - 08.07.2019Roth Challenge Roth   Roth - DATEV-Challenge Roth-Triathlon Festival
Roth - DATEV-Challenge Roth-Triathlon Festival.

CHALLENGE Roth-Triathlon Festival

With about 3,400 single starters and 650 relay starters from over 60 nations, a top starting field and about 260,000 expected viewers along the competition route and in the triathlon stadium, the DATEV CHALLENGE Roth, the world's greatest triathlon event on long distance is held in the Franconian Roth. Roth is a legend: the famous triathlon festival has already taken place in the European triathlon stronghold for more than three decades. Further information

Lauf an der Pegnitz
05.07.2019 - 09.07.2019Lauf Kunigundenfest ©Stadt Lauf - Foto Anja Mueller
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Festival of Kunigunde

Celebration in honor of Lauf's patron saint Empress Kunigunde who, played by a student, rides with her entourage through the city high up to the mountain which is named after her. With a colourful programme right by the Kunigunde mountain. Further Information

Fränkische Schweiz
05.07.2019 - 07.07.2019Forchheim Afrika-Kulturtage  Forchheim - Africa Culture Days
Forchheim - Africa Culture Days.

Forchheim: Africa Culture Days around the Imperial Palace

Excotic, bright and various the Africa Cultural Days present themselves! The successful festival in the picturesque ambience of the imperial palace brings art, music and dance from Africa to Upper Franconia for three days.

Further information (only in German)

Seßlach
05.07.2019 - 08.07.2019Sesslach Kirchweih  Sesslach - Parish Fair
Sesslach - Parish Fair.

Parish Fair in Sesslach

In Sesslach you can experience a traditional parish fair. Especially for the children a lot is offered with a great programme for children.

Further information (only in German)

Eberbach
05.07.2019

Summer Festival with Live Music

Ansbach
05.07.2019 - 09.07.2019Ansbach Rokoko Festspiele  Ansbach Rokoko Festival
Ansbach Rokoko Festival .

Ansbach Rokoko Festival

With the Rococo Festival in Ansbach the "Town of the Franconian Rococo" preserves its great margravial inheritance. Courtly drive, gallantry and a trace of powder and perfume lend the festive happening on the tracks of the Hohenzollern its exceptional character and let the Rococo Festival become a unique experience.

As every year, the splendor and elegance, music and dance of the 17th and 18th century awaken in front of the backdrop of the margravial orangery in the courtyard.

Further information

Kulmbach
05.07.2019 - 07.07.2019Kulmbach Altstadtfest  Kulmbach - Old Town Festival
Kulmbach - Old Town Festival.

40th Old Town Festival

Again, there is plenty of entertainment at the marketplace. Many artists and attractions are booked. There will be culinary highlights. Young and old will find a rich offer!

Further information

Bayreuth
05.07.2019 - 07.07.2019Bayreuth Buergerfest ©Bayreuth Marketing Tourismus GmbH  Bayreuth - Citizen Festival Bayreuth - © Bayreuth Marketing & Tourismus GmbH
Bayreuth - Citizen Festival Bayreuth - © Bayreuth Marketing & Tourismus GmbH.

42nd Citizen Festival Bayreuth

The Bürgerfest takes place annually on the first weekend in the historic center of Bayreuth in July. Together with Bayreuths Fun Fair (Volksfest), it is the highlight of the fair season.

Further information

Neckarbischofsheim
06.07.2019 - 07.07.2019Altstadtfest2015007NBH
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Old Town Festival

Festival in the historic city centre with live music, different activities and regional delights.

Further information (only in German)

Fränkische Schweiz
07.07.2019

Ebermannstadt: Trail Station Festival of the Museum Train

The steam train Franconian Switzerland invites to the train station festival with street vehicle exhibition, historic trains every two hours from 10 am - 4 pm, beer garden at the train platform, catering at the train station, engine shed tours and vintage car rally.

Further information

Hotel Burg Hornberg
07.07.2019
Start: 11:00 Uhr

Summerly Jazz Brunch

Start your Sunday with a combination of selected dishes and the entertaining rhythms of Jazz. 45 euros per person.

Further information

Öhringen
11.07.2019 - 03.08.2019Oehringen Hofgarten Weiher ©Landesgartenschau-Oehringen 2016  Öhringen - Weiher im Hofgarten © Landesgartenschau Oehringen 2016
Öhringen - Weiher im Hofgarten © Landesgartenschau Oehringen 2016.

Summer Festival in the Historic Court Garden

 

The summer festival in the magnificent Öhringer Hofgarten features bands, artists from the fields of comedy and music, readings, children's theatre and a "picnic in white".

Dates, tickest and further information (only in German)

Ansbach
11.07.2019 - 17.07.2019Ansbach Kirchweih  Ansbach - Parish Fair
Ansbach - Parish Fair.

Parish Fair Ansbach

Parish Fair with large procession offers entertainment for young and old like parish fair shooting, children's afternoon, face painting for children, live music, beer garden morning drink "Frühschoppen" and, finally, a brilliant fireworks display.

Further information

Kirchberg an der Jagst
12.07.2019 - 14.07.2019

Courtyard Garden Festival

In the baroque courtyard garden with orangery the Courtyard Garden Festival takes place annually on the 3rd weekend of July on the occasion of the opening of the rebuilt baroque courtyard garden in 1988. With beer tasting, marching band, children's afternoon with flea market and different attractions (e.g. bouncy castle, magicians, circus). Further information (only in German)

Kronach
12.07.2019 - 14.07.2019

Kronach Wine Fest

in the city moat in the city centre.

Further information

Coburg
12.07.2019 - 14.07.2019Coburg SambaTaenzerin ©StadtCoburg-FotoM.Selzer  Coburg - Samba Dancer © StadtCoburg, Foto: M.Selzer
Coburg - Samba Dancer © StadtCoburg, Foto: M.Selzer.

28th International Samba-Festival

3,000 sambistas from ten nations present samba-specialties for every taste. The visitors expect to see spirited dancers in colourful costumes, imaginative shows, Brazilian street-samba and a varied framework programme. The highlight of the festival is the colourful samba parade through the alleys and streets of Coburg.

Further information

Abenberg
13.07.2019

Monastery Serenade

The Monastery Serenade is the cultural highlight of Abenberg's annual programme. Further information (only in German)

Neckargemünd
13.07.2019

Old Town Festival

Further information (only in German)

Haßmersheim-Neckarmühlbach
13.07.2019

Knight's Supper and the Dance of Flames

Further information

Fränkische Schweiz
13.07.2019 - 14.07.2019Goessweinstein Barockfest  Gößweinstein - Baroque Festival
Gößweinstein - Baroque Festival.

Gößweinstein: 4th Baroque Festival

"Baroque in the meadow" - that is the motto of the 4th baroque festival in Gößweinstein. You can look forward to see the baroque-society of Gößweinstein and their guests. A colourful programme of music, dancing and handicraft. Just like in the baroque lifestyle there will be sumptuous delights. Further information (only in German)

Wolframs-Eschenbach
13.07.2019 - 14.07.2019Wolframs-Eschenbach Oldietown   Wolframs-Eschenbach - Oldie Town Festival
Wolframs-Eschenbach - Oldie Town Festival.

Wolframs-Eschenbach: Oldie Town Festival

The wheel of time is turned back on this weekend at the fair ground in the city centre: Oldtimers in the historic Old Town together with music of numerous oldie and rock'n'roll bands on 7 stages, nostalgia market and nostalgia exhibition. The cuisine is adapted to the time of the 50's and 60's, and also the traditional Franconian cuisine is offered. Stalls and visitors present themselves in the style of this time.

Further information (only in German)

Mosbach
13.07.2019
Start: 09:00 Uhr
End: 16:00 UhrMosbach Antikmarkt1  Mosbach - Antique Market
Mosbach - Antique Market.

16th Antique Market

"Dive into great-grandmothers times" - is the message starting in the early morning hours in Mosbach. While the traditional weekly market at the marketplace is going on, you can rummage and find treasures of previous times, antique furniture, little precious items, bric-à-brac and iconic things of past times around the collegiate church and in the streets and alleys of the Old Town to your heart's content. Be it a "new" cupboard from the time of the Biedermeier, silverware from the years of rapid industrial expansion in Germany, or books from the turn of the century - there is something suitable for the small or larger purse.

Further information

Kulmbach
16.07.2019 - 21.07.2019
Start: 19:00 UhrKulmbach Plassenburg Open-Air  Kulmbach - Plassenburg Open-Airs
Kulmbach - Plassenburg Open-Airs.

Plassenburg Open-Airs 2018

Once more the visitors can look forward to a varied programme in the fantastic backdrop of the Schöner Hof on the Plassenburg Castle.

Events:

  • Jul. 16:  Stahlzeit (sold out!)
  • Jul. 17:  Bodo Wartke
  • Jul. 18:  Herbert Pixner Projekt
  • Jul. 19:  Jethro Tull by Ian Anderson
  • Jul. 20:  Martina Schwarzmann
  • Jul. 21:  Klassik auf der Burg

Tickets for all six events of the Open-Air-Nights on Plassenburg Castle are available at the tourist-information Kulmbach. Further information

Further information (only in German)

Coburg
18.07.2019 - 22.07.2019Coburg Schlossplatzfest ©Stadt Coburg M Selzer  Coburg - Open Air Gourmet Party - © M. Selzer, Stadt Coburg
Coburg - Open Air Gourmet Party - © M. Selzer, Stadt Coburg.

Open Air Gourmet-Party at the Palace Square

The palace square of Coburg is the backdrop for the "Greates Gourmet-Party of Northern Bavaria". Between state theatre and Ehrenburg Palace, a great culinary offer, numerous show highlights and also a successful music mix ensure a great atmosphere. 

Further information (only in German)

Bayreuth
19.07.2019 - 21.07.2019

14th Africa-Carribean-Festival

The colourful festival annually offers a varied programme about Africa and the Carribean with concerts, movies, workshops and an interesting programm especially for children.

Further information

Bamberg
19.07.2019 - 21.07.2019Bamberg zaubert ©Bamberg Tourismus Service SonjaKrebs01
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21st International Street and Varieté Festival: "Magic Bamberg"

The big magician and street artist festival that turns the whole city into a great stage. Further information

Wolframs-Eschenbach
19.07.2019 - 21.07.2019

Lichtenau: Castle Fairytale

Theatre association Burgoberbach.

Further information (only in German)

Wolframs-Eschenbach
19.07.2019 - 22.07.2019

Lichtenau: Parish Fair

Traditional parish fair celebration, amusement park, music for everybody in the party tent, morning pint with Bavarian veal sausages, great fireworks and much more at the fairground. F

Further information (only in German)

Waldenburg
19.07.2019 - 21.07.2019

Hill Festival with Triathlon

71st Hohenlohe Mountain Festival and 29th Waldenburg "Ziehl-Abegg-Triathlon". Big sports festival with an entertaining musical programme.

Further information

Stein b. Nürnberg
20.07.2019Stein Schlosskonzert ©StadtStein01
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Palace Concert in Faber-Castell Palace

In front of the picturesque backdrop of the Stein Palace you will experience musical highlights and a varied programme with fireworks display for the crowning finale.

Free entry. Further information

Sinsheim
20.07.2019 - 21.07.2019Sinsheim Stadtfest
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39th Town Fair Sinsheim

Over 20 associations and 65 hawkers will turn the city centre of Sinsheim into a festivity mile for young and old. The associations take care of the catering and provide culinary delicacies.

Further information

Ebern
20.07.2019 - 22.07.2019Ebern Altstadtfest ©Stadt Ebern Foto-Creativ-Kreis-Ebern eV  Ebern - Old Town Festival - © City of Ebern, Foto-Creativ-Kreis-Ebern e.V.
Ebern - Old Town Festival - © City of Ebern, Foto-Creativ-Kreis-Ebern e.V..

40th Old Town Festival with Crafts Market

Old Town Festival with cabaret, crafts market and children's programme

Further information (only in German)

Bad Wimpfen
20.07.2019 - 21.07.2019
Start: 11:00 Uhr
End: 22:00 UhrBad Wimpfen Montmartre 01  Montmartre
Montmartre.

Montmartre

"Experience art closely" - that's what the guests of the romanic Old Town can feel, when the picturesque Old Town becomes the meeting place of numerous professional and free time artists. Painters from all fields of visual art exhibit their works in the scenic alleyways and places, where the classical picture classes from still lifes, to landscapes, up to the portrait are presented. Discover potteries, sculptures made out of wood, stone, clay and other materials.

Further information

Cadolzburg
20.07.2019
Start: 14:00 Uhr
End: 02:00 Uhr

32nd milk house festival

 

Festival with music and hospitality in the moat between the old milk house and the castle bridge.

Further information

Roth
20.07.2019 - 11.08.2019
Start: 20:00 UhrRoth Schlosshofspiele ©Hans von Draminiski   Roth - Castle Theatre Festival © Hans von Draminski
Roth - Castle Theatre Festival © Hans von Draminski.

Castle Theatre Festival in Ratibor Palace

For more than 60 years the castle festival of Roth has entertained and inspired the audience. The performances take place in the idyllic inner courtyard of Ratibor Palace. Dates and tickets (only in German)

Abenberg
21.07.2019

Stilla Festival

Further information (only in German)

Bad Wimpfen
21.07.2019 - 11.08.2019Vorschau-Festspiel zuschnitt  Bad Wimpfen Stauferpfalz Festival:
Bad Wimpfen Stauferpfalz Festival: "The Godfather of Wimpeji".

Playtime of the Stauferpfalz Festival: "The Godfather of Wimpeji"

Every year the team of the Stauferpfalzfestspiele stages a play from the history of Bad Wimpfen. 2019 everything revolves around Romans, Teutons and scoundrels in "Wimpeji".

Dates:

  • Sunday, July 21th (Premiere)
  • Saturday, July 27th
  • Sunday, July 28th
  • Saturday, August 3rd
  • Sunday, August 4th
  • Friday, August 9th
  • Saturday, August 10th
  • Sunday, August 11th

Tickets and further information

Nürnberg
21.07.2019Nuernberg Klassik Open Air ©Uwe Niklas1  Nuremberg - Classic Open Air - © Uwe Niklas
Nuremberg - Classic Open Air - © Uwe Niklas.

Classic Open Air

Classic in the park - by candlelight, a glass of red wine, cheese and grapes? The two big orchestras of Nuremberg invite to the Classic Open Air.

Since the 950th birthday of the city in the year 2000 over 100,000 music lovers have pilgrimaged to the Dutzendteich in Nuremberg each year. The big orchestras of the city celebrate with the citizens a perfect festival of the senses. The State Philharmony Nuremberg and the Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra provide a wide range of classical music, from opera and operetta to balet and musical. Free entry and the possibility to picknick together in the park increase the attractiveness of this major event.

Further information

Hotel Burg Hornberg
21.07.2019
Start: 11:00 Uhr

Summerly Jazz Brunch

Start your Sunday with a combination of selected dishes and the entertaining rhythms of Jazz. 45 euros per person.

Further information

Langenzenn
21.07.2019
Start: 11:00 Uhr
End: 17:00 Uhr

Flea Market with Sunday Shopping

Since 2012 the flea market, which is popular far beyond the city borders of Langenzenn, takes place in the historical and redesigned Old Town of Langenzenn around the monastery.

Like every year more than 100 private traders offer their used goods. With the large and various supply many bargains wait for the visitors.

In the frame of the Sunday shopping Langenzenn also offers the opportunity to stroll through the stores from 11 am until 4 pm. Further information (only in German)

Fränkische Schweiz
24.07.2019 - 28.07.2019

Memmelsdorf: Chamber Music Festival "Summer Serenades in Seehof Palace"

Members of Bamberg's Symphony Orchestra, high-carat guests and the string quartet of Bamberg make music in the former summer residence of Bamberg's prince bishops.

Further information (only in German)

Bayreuth
25.07.2019 - 29.08.2019Bayreuth Festspiele ©Bayreuth-Marketing-und-Tourismus-GmbH
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Richard Wagner Festival

The internationally well-known festival takes place annually in the Festival Theatre in Bayreuth with varying repertoire and 30 performances in front of 2,000 viewers.

Further information

Roth
25.07.2019 - 28.07.2019
Start: 20:00 UhrRoth Roth bei Nacht  Roth - Roth at night
Roth - Roth at night.

Special Guided Tours: "Roth at night"

Guided tours at night with different topics - only flashlights light the way of the participants through Roth at night. Be it in Ratibor Palace, in the city garden or in the outdoor swimming pool - Roth has to offer a lot of surprises at night.

Meeting place: Palace courtyard, Ratibor Palace - entry € 5.

Information and registration: Tourist-Information Roth, phone: 0049 (0) 9171 / 848-513. Further information sdf

Schwäbisch Hall
26.07.2019 - 29.07.2019Schwaebisch Hall Jakobimarkt ©TM Eva Maria Kraiss.01
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St. James Market (Jakobimarkt)

For 800 years the St. James market, one of the oldest markets of the region, has taken place on St. James' Day. Today it is a lively, four-day-long festival for the whole family: the town presents itself from its most appealing side: tradition meets future! St. James Market offers many attractions: an amusement park, flea market, morning pint in the beer garden and a motto party in the festival tent.

Further information

Ansbach
26.07.2019 - 04.08.2019Ansbach Bachwoche  Ansbach - Bach Week
Ansbach - Bach Week.

Bach Week Ansbach

Every two years concert halls and churches fill up in Ansbach and festive glamour falls onto the margravial city for ten days. The most important musical event in Ansbach, which can already look back at an almost 70-year long tradition, is dedicated to the most protruding composer of musical history: Johann Sebastian Bach. Works from his feather, compositions of contemporaries and also from other epochs can be heard during the Bach Week in the baroque halls of the city, in the impressive large stateroom of the residence, in the orangery and in the large churches St. Gumbertus and St. John.

Further information

Wolframs-Eschenbach
26.07.2019 - 28.07.2019

Lichtenau: Musical in the Castle

Theatre association Burgoberbach

Further information (only in German)

Nürnberg
26.07.2019 - 28.07.2019Nuernberg Bardentreffen ©Uwe Niklas1  Nuremberg - Gathering of the Bards - © Uwe Niklas
Nuremberg - Gathering of the Bards - © Uwe Niklas.

44th Gathering of the Bards

During the bard's meeting Nuremberg's city centre turns into a large music theatre. According the motto "Sounds of Islands", the world music festival brings the tone of islands around the globe to ten venues. The musical flotsam-search goes from the Cape Verde Islands to the Faroe Islands up to La Reunion. International artists play on small and intimate venues and also on large stages. Further information

Coburg
26.07.2019 - 04.08.2019

Traditional Marksmen's Festival at the Ketschenanger

One of the oldest funfairs in Bavaria at the Ketschenanger, festive highlight is the traditional marksman pullout through the Old Town of Coburg with chapels and marksmen parties from near and far.

Further information (only in German)

Fränkische Schweiz
26.07.2019 - 05.08.2019
Start: 13:00 Uhr
End: 23:30 UhrForchheim Annafest ©Stadt Forchheim  Forchheim - Anna Festival - © City of Forchheim
Forchheim - Anna Festival - © City of Forchheim.

Forchheim: Anna Festival in the beer garden forest

The festival takes place in the shady oak forest at over 20 beer gardens. With about 30,000 seats, the Kellerwald offers enough space for everyone.

You can enjoy cool beer from 17 different breweries. Also, you can enjoy Franconian as well as international specialties. Numerous funfair rides offer fun for young and old - accompanied by entertaining music.

The beer gardens are open daily from 10 am to 11.30 pm. The festival starts from 1 pm.

Further information

Neckarsteinach
27.07.2019Neckarsteinach Tag des Gastes1  Neckarsteinach - Guest's Day
Neckarsteinach - Guest's Day.

Guest's Day - Summer Festival with Four Castle Illumination and Fireworks in the Evening

To the biggest Fair of the "Four-Castle-Town" ("Vierburgenstadt") with brilliant fireworks, you are invited by many clubs with music and entertainment as well as a versatile offer of food and drinks. The "Four-Castle-Town" shows itself with its lovely landscape around the four castles, the colourful boats on the Neckar river and the festival grounds at the Neckar riverside from its best side on this day again. Starting 10.00 pm you then can experience the "Four-Castle-Illumination" and then the brilliant fireworks.

Further information (only in German)

Kulmbach
27.07.2019 - 04.08.2019Kulmbach Bierstadl  Kulmbach - Beer Week
Kulmbach - Beer Week.

70th Beer Week Kulmbach

From hospitality and top jamboree in the secret capital city of beer - Kulmbach is well-known for its culture of brewing across the Bavarian borders: the Upper Franconian small town doesn't count as the capital city of beer for nothing.

Wo wants to experience an authentic "Beer festival" - and is rather scared off by the real big fairs, should set out for Kulmbach. The Beer Week in Kulmbach gets along without the usual funfair rides, so that nothing can distract from the essential: from enjoying beer and celebrating companionably ...

Further information

Maroldsweisach
27.07.2019
Start: 16:00 Uhr

Children's Theatre and Wine Festival in Dippach Castle Ruins

Children's theatre with following wine festival in Dippach Castle ruins.

Further information (only in German)

Schwetzingen
27.07.2019
Start: 17:00 Uhr
End: 23:00 Uhr

Festival of Lights in the Palace Garden

The Schwetzingen Palace Garden and the Palace sparkle in coloured illumination with chains of lights, LEDs and flame shells, and unfold their magnificence on this summer night. A large gastronomical offer and numerous suprises are waiting for the visitors. Music, party, DJs, comedy, musical, classic, ballet, fire dancers, children's theatre, walking-acts and great closing fireworks make the Festival of Lights an unforgettable event. Further information

Kronach
29.07.2019 - 09.08.2019
Start: 10:00 Uhr
End: 17:00 Uhr

Kronach Sandstone Workshop - Course II

With courses by the widely known academic sculptor Heinrich Schreiber, the town invites artisic interested, to act out their talents with like-minded people. In the rooms of the Cranach-Workshops at the Rosenberg Fortress. Further information

Bayreuth
01.08.2019 - 05.08.2019

Wine Festival Bayreuth

In the time of the music festival, when the whole world looks at Bayreuth, you are welcome to try and enjoy a well worth to be discovered potpourri of about 40 different fine wines in a romantic Franconian ambience.

Try the great diversity of grape varieties and test the different quality levels, that are in the portfolio of the Franconian winemakers. The wine enjoyment is rounded on all five days with culinary specialities and a varied musical entertainment programme.

Further information

Bayreuth
01.08.2019 - 31.08.2019Bayreuth Festival junger Kuenstler ©Festival Bayreuth  Bayreuth - Young Artists Festival - © Festival Bayreuth
Bayreuth - Young Artists Festival - © Festival Bayreuth.

69th Young Artists Festival

The international youth-festival-meeting - today Young Artists Festival Bayreuth - has welcomed many thousands of students from over 80 countries over time. It becomes a forum of international encountering and an experiment field for new ideas in almost all disciplines of art every year.

Further information

Neckargemünd
02.08.2019

Summernight Festival

Summernight Festival in the historic city centre. Click here for further information (only in German)

Neckargemünd
02.08.2019

Evening Stroll "Summer Night Festival"

Further information (only in German)

Ahorntal
02.08.2019 - 04.08.2019Burg Rabenstein Mittelaltermarkt  Burg Rabenstein - Medieval Market © Burg Rabenstein Event GmbH
Burg Rabenstein - Medieval Market © Burg Rabenstein Event GmbH.

Large Medieval Market

At Rabenstein Castle you join an exciting time travel back into the Middle Ages at the largest and most popular medieval markets of northern Bavaria.

A comprehensive programme with performance artists, medieval battles and exhibition fights, puppet theater for children and fire shows in the evenings are offered. Historic groups from all over Germany camp in front of the scenery of the 800 years old castle, craftsmen and traders provide insights into extinct professions of the Middle Ages.

Admission fees:
Adults € 7.50, children € 4
Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) € 2
Children under sword length (1 m) free

Opening hours of the medieval market:
Thu 12-10 pm
Fri 10 am - 10 pm
Sat 10 am - 10 pm
Sun 10 am - 7 pm

Further information (only in German)

Mosbach
03.08.2019Mosbach Kraeutermarkt.01
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Herbal Market Mosbach

Marketplace and church square turn into a "herb room" - herbs in all of their diversity, handcraftet works and fine products for the palate let a stroll along the Herbage Market become a festivity for all senses. Beside its offerings the market presents music and entertainmend for the whole family.

Further information

Fränkische Schweiz
03.08.2019Ebermannstadt Lichterserenade  Ebermannstadt - Illumination Serenade
Ebermannstadt - Illumination Serenade.

Ebermannstadt: Illumination Serenade at the Wiesent River

With barbecue party, illumination serenade, waterworks and fireworks.

Further information (only in German)

Nürnberg
03.08.2019
Start: 20:00 UhrNuernberg Klassik Open Air ©Uwe Niklas 01  Nuremberg - Classic Open Air - © Uwe Niklas
Nuremberg - Classic Open Air - © Uwe Niklas.

Classic Open Air

Classic in the park - by candlelight, a glass of red wine, cheese and grapes? The two big orchestras of Nuremberg invite to the Classic Open Air.

Since the 950th birthday of the city in the year 2000 over 100,000 music lovers have pilgrimaged to the Dutzendteich in Nuremberg each year. The big orchestras of the city celebrate with the citizens a perfect festival of the senses. The State Philharmony Nuremberg and the Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra provide a wide range of classical music, from opera and operetta to balet and musical. Free entry and the possibility to picknick together in the park increase the attractiveness of this major event.

Further information

 

Wolframs-Eschenbach
04.08.2019Wolframs-Eschenbach RaeuberHotzenplotz-Fest  Wolframs-Eschenbach - Robber Hotzenplotz Festival
Wolframs-Eschenbach - Robber Hotzenplotz Festival.

Wolframs-Eschenbach: Robber Hotzenplotz Festival

Lots of fun with Robber Hotzenplotz, Constable Dimpflmoser, Sorcerer Zwackelmann and the other characters of the famous children's book at the original film locations of the popular movie in Wolframs-Eschenbach, including capturing the robber.

No charges for participating. 

Further information (only in German)

Fränkische Schweiz
04.08.2019

Gößweinstein: Portiunkula Market

The Portiunkula market with Sunday shopping invites you to stroll and shop in Viktor-von-Scheffel-Street. Also, you can ride on the first museum train of Franconia between Behringersmühle and Ebermannstadt, which leads you through a gorgeous natural landscape along the Wiesent river.
Outward: 11am/3pm; return: 2pm/4pm.

Further information (only in German)

Bamberg
05.08.2019 - 11.08.2019Bamberg Blues-und-Jazzfestival CR-StadtmarketingBamberg  Tucher Blues and Jazz Festival
Tucher Blues and Jazz Festival.

Tucher Blues and Jazz Festival

70 live open-air concerts  on different stages in the city.

Free entry!

Further information (only in German)

Kronach
08.08.2019 - 18.08.2019Kronach Kronacher Freischiessen ©Thea Xynos01
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Marksmen's Festival Kronach

The "fifth season" of the year in the Franconian Forest - the eldest and largest folk festival of the region. The Kronach "Freischießen" is one of the eldest and at the same time liveliest traditions of the Franconian Forest.

Further information

Rothenburg ob der Tauber
09.08.2019 - 11.08.2019Rothenburg Taubertal Open Air ©Rothenburg Tourismus Service Pfitzinger  Rothenburg - Tauber Valley Open Air Festival © Rothenburg Tourismus Service, W. Pfitzinger
Rothenburg - Tauber Valley Open Air Festival © Rothenburg Tourismus Service, W. Pfitzinger.

Tauber Valley Open Air Festival

Rock and pop music festival at the Eiswiese in the city district "Detwang". The the Tauber valley festival has three stages: the main stage and the "Sounds-For-Nature" stage, and also since 2008 the established aftershow stage in the quarry, for the extreme party people.

Besides the festival programme, the world final of the Emergenza-Newcomer-Contest takes place on the "Sounds-For-Nature" stage. Here the preliminary decision's elite meets and fights for the title "Newcomer of the year" and the chance to a carreer in the big music business.

The aftershow area is in the quarry, near the camping site "Berg", here the programme begins, when the big stages go to sleep. Besides, a huge warm-up-party with great live acts and light shows takes place here from Thursday to Friday night.

Further information

Öhringen
09.08.2019 - 11.08.2019

Street food festival Hohenlohe

Further information

Kulmbach
09.08.2019 - 11.08.2019

German and International Tin Figure Fair

Lovers and collectors of tin figures of all kinds from all over the world meet in Kulmbach for the "German and International Pewter Figure Exchange". The Kulmbach Pewter Figure Exchange lives up to its worldwide reputation with a very large and varied range of products: from flat figures to fully plastic pewter figures, from accessories to showcases and specialist literature, everything is offered here that makes the collector's heart beat faster!

Further information

Fränkische Schweiz
09.08.2019 - 11.08.2019

Memmelsdorf: "Mid-Summer Concerts in Seehof Palace"

Surrounded by the cheerful form game of Franconian baroque, the atmosphere of this place inspires musicians and listeners both the same. Here concerts become a festival for eyes and ears, soul and spirit, a long-time lingering experience.

Further information (only in German)

Roth
09.08.2019 - 13.08.2019Roth Kirchweih   Roth - Parish Fair
Roth - Parish Fair.

Parish Fair Roth

On Sunday, the Parish Fair Course and the Parish Fair Market are on the programme and on Monday, the parade of the clubs and the impressive high fireworks. Further information

Haßmersheim-Neckarmühlbach
10.08.2019

Knight's Supper and the Dance of Flames

Further information

Wolframs-Eschenbach
10.08.2019 - 11.08.2019Lichtenau Ritterspiele ©Guenther Werner  Lichtenau - Knights Games - © Günther Werner
Lichtenau - Knights Games - © Günther Werner.

Lichtenau: Knights Games

The aldermen of Nuremberg have erected a defiant, but also quite a snug border bulwark at the border to the margravate Ansbach. In both margrave wars in 1449 and 1553 Lichtenau was an important site of the clash between the imperial city and the margraves.

Hardly a knight tournament can set up such an impressive frame. Craftsmen, traders, minstrels and mercenary camps in and around the fortress bring the time around 1500 back to life.

Further information

Kulmbach
10.08.2019
Start: 16:00 UhrKulmbach Italienische Nacht  Kulmbach - Italian Night
Kulmbach - Italian Night.

Italian Night

"Dolce Vita" in the middle of the heart of Kulmbach - to be a part of this special feeling, you don't even have to pack your suitcases. On this "Italian Night" a wonderful Mediterranean flair blows through the historic marketplace with pasta, pizza, vino and great music again and promises Italian lifestyle-feeling in the middle of Kulmbach. What begins with the Ferrari and oldtimer meeting with a motorcade in the afternoon as an impressive demonstration of the Italian automobile elegance, then seamlessly goes over to a pleasant evening with good food, nice conversation, original Italian music and a lot of Mediterranean "Piazza-Flair" - just pure holiday-feeling!

The shops in the midtown are open for a long shopping-night an invite you to an extensive and relaxed shopping stroll.

Further information

Roth
11.08.2019

Parish Fair Market Roth

Parish Fair Market with Sunday shopping. Further information

Rothenburg ob der Tauber
14.08.2019 - 18.08.2019Rothenburg Weindorf CR RTS Foto.W.Pfitzinger  Wine Festival © Rothenburg Tourism Service, W. Pfitzinger
Wine Festival © Rothenburg Tourism Service, W. Pfitzinger.

Wine Festival Rothenburg

The Rothenburg wine festival on the "Grüner Mark"t and "Kirchplatz". Rothenburg's restaurateurs offer regional specialities with wines from well-known Franconian wine villages such as Volkach, Markelsheim and Sommerhausen. Also included is the Glocke Winery, Rothenburg's traditional winegrower, who relies on its own wines.

Further information

Fränkische Schweiz
14.08.2019 - 18.08.2019Ebermannstadt Altstadtfest  Ebermannstadt - Old Town Festival
Ebermannstadt - Old Town Festival.

Ebermannstadt: Old Town Festival at the Marketplace

Festival programme at the marketplace. With music, specialties and beer stands. Market Sunday.

Further information (only in German)

Wolframs-Eschenbach
16.08.2019 - 19.08.2019Wolframs-Eschenbach Kirchweih001
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Wolframs-Eschenbach: Parish Fair

Traditional Parish Fair with setting up a tree, beer-tapping and coloured programme with showmen.

Saturday: Rock evening
Sunday: Parish Fair Market in the Old Town
Monday: Ending Fireworks

Further information (only in German)

Seßlach
17.08.2019 - 18.08.2019Sesslach Altstadtfest Festzug  Seßlach - Old Town Festival
Seßlach - Old Town Festival.

Old Town Festival

Old Town Fair in Seßlach with a historical parade and different markets.

Further information (only in German)

Fränkische Schweiz
22.08.2019 - 26.08.2019Pottenstein Kerwa001
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Pottenstein: Traditional "Bartholomew Parish Fair"

Bartholomew parish fair with showman's businesses, beer tent and live music.

Further information (only in German)

Nürnberg
23.08.2019 - 08.09.2019Nuernberg Herbstvolksfest ©Jana Kiesser CTZ
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Nuremberg Autumn Folk Festival

The largest Folk Festival of Northern Bavaria at the fairground "Dutzendteich" offers fun and entertainment with many funfair rides, amusement-stalls and a varied programme with brilliant fireworks. Further information

Stein b. Nürnberg
23.08.2019 - 27.08.2019

Parish Fair Stein

Before the parish fair reaches its peak iwith the parish fair parade from Gerasmühlerr Street to the fairground on Sunday, there is the opportunity to celebrate already from Friday: Starting with the beer tapping, also the whole Saturday with party tent, funfair rides and fairground games is the ideal frame for a social gathering. The following Monday is dedicated to all companies of Stein, a charming senior's day is also part of the event. Tuesda,y the clubs are in the main focus - the children's afternoon with special discounts and the fireworks set the atmospheric final chord.

Further information (only in German)

Eberbach
23.08.2019 - 27.08.2019Eberbach Kuckucksmarkt ©Andreas Held1  Eberbach - Cuckoo Market - © Andreas Held
Eberbach - Cuckoo Market - © Andreas Held.

83rd Eberbach Cuckoo Market

Every year the Cuckoo Market takes place in Eberbach from Friday to Tuesday around the last Sunday in August with a family-afternoon on Friday, catering, fairground rides, game stations and, of course, musical entertainment programme.

On Monday starting at 2.30 pm the stadium in the "Au" will become colourful and loud: the children's party attracts the little one's to take part at the playing stations and to win a prize.

Further information (only in German)

Hotel Burg Hornberg
23.08.2019
Start: 19:00 Uhr

Barbecue Evening

Buffet of summery barbecue specialities - if the weather is nice, in the historic courtyard. 45 euros per person.

Further information

Fränkische Schweiz
24.08.2019 - 25.08.2019

Waischenfeld: Medieval Market in the Castle

Middle Ages to touch - people, animals, sensations at the castle with gallant knights, noble minnesingers, merchants and artisans.

Opening hours: Sat. 11 am-11 pm, Sun. 11 am-6 pm

Entry: 6 EUR (children under 1 m free).

Further information (only in German)

Schwäbisch Hall
24.08.2019Schwaebisch Hall Sommernachtsfest ©TM Ufuk Arslan01
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Summernight Festival at the "Ackeranlage"

When summer ends, Schwäbisch Hall celebrates the nights of all nights. The strung-out city park along the Kocher river turns into a magical ocean of lights: 25,000 light cups in fanciful ornaments and 2,000 coloured Chinese lanterns in the old trees take care of a breathtaking sea of lights - all this makes the Summer Night Festival so charming.

Further information

Bad Wimpfen
24.08.2019 - 25.08.2019Bad Wimpfen Zunftmarkt mittelalterliche Musik011
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628th Historical Fair

Every year on the last weekend in August, medieval handicraft moves to Bad Wimpfen. In the traditional form of the former harbour market, which King Wenzel granted the pottery guild of the Imperial City in 1391, the Guild Market delights its visitors with craftsmanship, dancing and music.

Numerous craftsmen, like makers of lamps, paintbrushes and rakes, robe tailors, glass blowers, calligraphers, instrument builders are to be admired, ... but not only old craft lures! Beside jugglers, minstrels and dancers, also knights and guards strengthen the feeling of the medieval goings-on.

Further information

Bayreuth
27.08.2019Bayreuth Sommernachtsfest1  Summernight Festival
Summernight Festival .

Summernight Festival at the Eremitage

One of the most romantic celebrations of Franconia, which turns the wide park into a huge festive meadow every year. The visitors can stroll between the four stages and gain from the manifold musical supply. Great fireworks  light up Bayreuth's night sky.

Further information

Wolframs-Eschenbach
28.08.2019 - 31.08.2019

Wolframs-Eschenbach: Summer Theatre in the Churchyard - "Die Zauberflöte"

Further information and tickets (only in German)

Coburg
30.08.2019 - 01.09.2019Coburg Kloessmarkt ©TMC01
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"Dumplings Festival" at the Market Square

The "Dumplings Festival" (Klößmarkt) in the heart of Coburg offers a rich selection of tasty specialties from Coburg - sprinkled with a colourful music programme of folklore, jazz, oldies and blues.

Further information

Schwäbisch Hall
30.08.2019 - 01.09.2019Schwaebisch Hall Vorderladerschiessen.01
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International Muzzle-Loader Shooting

Gun smoke and Wild West romance in the middle of Hohenlohe - the muzzle-loader shooting in Schwäbisch Hall doesn't bear the attribute "international" for nothing: over the years it has developed itself into a multinational event with participants from France, Switzerland, the Netherlands - and of course from the USA. In the meantime the festival has become one of the largest of its kind in Europe and is being directed by the Gun Club of Schwäbisch Hall. Further information

Hirschhorn
31.08.2019 - 01.09.2019Hirschhorn Ritterfest  Hirschhorn - Knights Festival
Hirschhorn - Knights Festival.

43rd Knight's Festival

Knight's festival with craftsmen market and medieval hustle at the Château-Landon-Platz in the Old Town.

Further information (only in German)

Schwetzingen
31.08.2019 - 01.09.2019Schwetzingen Oldtimer Gala CR Stadtinfo
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Classic Oldtimer-Gala - 15th International Concours d' Elégance Automobile

The international Concours d'Elégance Automobile - CLASSIC-GALA SCHWETZINGEN annually presents over 180 exquisite international and classical automobiles in the unique baroque garden of Schwetzingen Palace and is established beyond the country borders as a leading exhibition event.

Further information (only in German)

Kronach
31.08.2019 - 01.09.2019
Start: 09:00 Uhr
End: 18:00 UhrKronach Stadtfest ©Hauguth-Verlag  Kronach - Town Fair - © Hauguth-Publishers
Kronach - Town Fair - © Hauguth-Publishers.

Town Fair with Sunday Shopping

The action group Kronach presents Kronach's Town Fair with programme for children on Saturday and Sunday shopping.

Opening hours:

  • Saturday: 9 am - 6 pm
  • Sunday: 1 pm - 6 pm

Further information (only in German)

Fränkische Schweiz
01.09.2019

18th Franconian-Switzerland-Marathon with car-free Sunday

Experience the Franconian-Switzerland-Marathon. The marathon run, handbike- and inlineskating-marathon are completed by the half marathon and the 10-km-run and the relay marathon for 2-5 runners. Also the Franconian-Switzerland-Marathon is once again venue for the Bavarian championship in marathon run and in inline-speedskating. The course leads on the car-free main road B 470 deep into the heart of Franconian Switzerland and ensures optimal framework conditions for all participating athletes. Tenthousands of viewers and a coloured framework programme along the course give the event folk festival character every year. F

urther information

Neckargemünd
05.09.2019 - 07.09.2019Neckargemuend Franzoesischer Gourmetmarkt ©Stadtverwaltung Neckargemuend.01
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French Gourmet Market

Market with French delights.

Further information (only in German)

Nürnberg
06.09.2019 - 07.09.2019Nuernberg Trempelmarkt ©CTZ  Nuremberg -
Nuremberg - "Trempelmarkt" - © CTZ.

Flea Market "Trempelmarkt": Germany's largest flea market

Twice a year in Nuremberg the Trempelmarkt takes place: a gigantic flea market, that not only has a great attraction to collectors.

Dates:
May 10th-11th & September 6th-7th

Further information

Neckargemünd
06.09.2019Neckargemuend Wein- und Sektmarkt ©Stadtverwaltung Neckargemuend.01
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Wine and Champagne Market

Further information (only in German)

Fränkische Schweiz
06.09.2019 - 09.09.2019Ebermannstadt Kirchweih001
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Ebermannstadt: Parish Fair

In the heart of Franconian Switzerland the Parish Fair is an important institution in the calendar of events.

Further information (only in German)

Fränkische Schweiz
06.09.2019 - 08.09.2019

Memmelsdorf: Under Appiani's Sky, Concerts in the White Hall of Seehof Palace

Further information (only in German)

Rothenburg ob der Tauber
06.09.2019 - 08.09.2019Rothenburg ReichsstadtfesttageRothenburgTourismusService W.Pfitzinger.01
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Imperial City Festival Rothenburg

The Imperial City Festival in September is one of the highlights of the annual events in Rothenburg ob der Tauber: The whole town history opens up and reminds of a time between 1274 and 1802, when Rothenburg was still an Imperial City.

Further information

Kronach
07.09.2019 - 08.09.2019Kronach Rosenmesse ©Stefanie Kober01
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Rose and Garden Fair

Just like every year rose and shrub dealers, herbwomen, onion and herb traders, substantial garderers, culturists and specialists from all Germany visit the romantic Upper Franconian little town.

Further information

Mosbach
07.09.2019Mosbach Brotmarkt.01
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Electoral Palatinate Bread Market

Baking bread is a skill - to bake a good bread is art. The bakers of the baker's guild prove that they are in control of this art today with their specialities. Pretzels, tartes flambée and delicious bread arise in the show-bakery and in the wood-fired oven. In the "baking-bus", children can bake and a historic bakery shows how this craft has been exercised some 100 years ago. The master craftsmen of the butcher's guild of Mosbach contribute sausage specialities from the Electoral Palatinate. Delicious sandwich spreads, sweet or salty, and everything that tastes even better when eaten together with bread, can be tasted and taken home. Beside its offerings, the market presents music and entertainment for the whole family.

Further information

Langenzenn
07.09.2019
Start: 11:00 Uhr

Old Town Festival

The whole Old Town of Langenzenn is one single promenade. There is music on two different stages. Street musicians move through the town. Whether young or old, there's something for everyone.

Further information (only in German)

Coburg
07.09.2019
Start: 18:00 Uhr
End: 01:00 UhrCoburg Coburger Museumsnacht1 ©Albert Hoechstaedter  Coburg - Museum Night © Albert Hoechstaedter
Coburg - Museum Night © Albert Hoechstaedter.

Museum Night around the Court Garden

Numerous castles, palaces, churches and museums around the Hofgarten attract night owls during the "Night of Contrasts".

Further information (only in German)

Roth
08.09.2019Roth Altstadtfest1  Old Town Festival Roth
Old Town Festival Roth.

Old Town Festival Roth

Clubs and unions from Roth introduce themselves and invite you to all kinds of delicacies at their stands.

Further information

Wolframs-Eschenbach
08.09.2019Wolframs-Eschenbach Hauptstrasse
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Wolframs-Eschenbach: Open Monument Day

Topic: "Discover, what connects us". Guided tours - meeting place: Old Town Hall (entry of the museum). Further information (only in German)

Heldburg
08.09.2019

Open Monument Day

Further Information (only in German)

Maroldsweisach
08.09.2019
Start: 11:00 Uhr
End: 18:00 UhrMaroldsweisach Ruine Altenstein Kapelle01
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Open Heritage Day in Altenstein Castle Ruins

Further information (only in German)

Nürnberg
11.09.2019 - 23.09.2019Nuernberg Altstadtfest ©Uwe Niklas
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49th Old Town Festival with the traditional Fishermen's Tournament

Since 1970 Nuremberg has celebrated the Old Town Festival in September. For two weeks landlords and organizers invite you to a cozy gathering in the middle of the city. On the island Schütt and the Hans-Sachs-Platz the market of hospitality arises with many little half timbered houses in which visitors can enjoy the typical Franconian kitchen. The mayor opens the Old Town Festival traditionally with the beer tapping. Further information

Heilbronn
12.09.2019 - 22.09.2019Heilbronn Weindorf Musik01
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49th Wine Festival Heilbronn around the Town Hall

Wine connoisseurs from all over the world meet to taste the fine wines. A number of cooperatives, wineries and wine cellars offer over 300 different wines in 0.1 litre glasses. Furthermore, an exclusive joint stand of different producers offer sparkling wine and secco. Entertainers amuse you in the evening hours. Further information

Coburg
12.09.2019 - 13.09.2019

Onion Market

For centuries the onion market takes place on the second Thursday and Friday in September on the marketplace.

Further information

Nürnberg
12.09.2019 - 29.09.2019Nuernberg Herbstmarkt ©CTZ1  Nuremberg - Autumn Market - © CTZ
Nuremberg - Autumn Market - © CTZ.

Nuremberg Autumn Market

In mid-September, at the same time Nuremberg's Old Town Festival begins, the Autumn Market begins on the main market ("Hauptmarkt"). Besides a varied supply of goods, you will be provided with food and drinks. Specialties like fermenting new wine ("Federweisser") and onion cake may not be missing!

Further information

Neckarbischofsheim
13.09.2019 - 15.09.2019

Art and Culture meet Parish Fair in Neckarbischofsheim

Exhibitions, neo-installations, music, fireworks, artisan market, traders, amusement park, ecumenical church service.

Further information (only in German)

Fränkische Schweiz
14.09.2019 - 15.09.2019Pottenstein Handwerkermarkt im Fraenkische-Schweiz-Museum Tuechersfeld  Pottenstein - Historic Craft Market
Pottenstein - Historic Craft Market.

Pottenstein: Historic Craft Market in the Frankonian Switzerland Museum Tuchersfeld

Every year on the 3rd weekend in September the historic craft market takes place. Numerous trades turn the museum court and the museum buildings into a lively market bustle. It is tradition, that the traders demonstrate and explain their work to the visitors: That makes the market so unique.

Also for children there is a lot to do. Not only do they see old and rare professions and special tools, but they can also become active at many stations.

Further information (only in German)

Haßmersheim-Neckarmühlbach
14.09.2019

Knight's Supper and the Dance of Flames

Further information

Heldburg
14.09.2019 - 15.09.2019

Medieval Castle Festival Heldburg Fortress

The Castle Festival in the romantic castle complex between Thuringia and Franconia - a medieval spectacle for the whole family. With a historic market with handicraft in the courts and in the garden, medieval music, jugglery and puppetry, minstrels and jugglers. The just opened German Castle Museum can also be visited.

Saturday 11 am - 10 pm, Sunday 11 am - 7 pm, Heldburg Fortress.

Entry:
Adults € 8, children € 4, hisorically clad people € 6.

Further information (only in German)

Waldenburg
14.09.2019 - 15.09.2019

City Festival Waldenburg

City Festival in the city centre with a varied programme for adults and children as well as delicious regional food and drinks.

Further information (only in German)

Cadolzburg
14.09.2019
Start: 14:00 Uhr
End: 22:00 Uhr

Wine Festival

At the cosy wine festival in front of the gates of Cadolzburg Castle you can enjoy Franconian wines and treats. Starting at 2 pm the event takes place in the castle garden ("Burggärtla") of the Koch-Gallery as well as on the marketplace in front of the castle gate. Further information (only in German)

Schwäbisch Hall
15.09.2019Schwaebisch Hall Freundschaftstag ©TM Eva Maria Kraiss.01
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Friend's Day at the Marketplace

The Friendship-Day, organized by the city and the clubs of the foreign fellow citizens, has taken place for 25 years. The Friendship-Day is under the motto "colourful-peaceful-cosmopolitan" and is a highlight in the calender of events every year. A coloured folklore programme and culinary delights round off the Friendship-Day. A warm invitation to all to come to this festival of encounter between foreign and native fellow citizens. The entry is free.

Further informations

Fränkische Schweiz
15.09.2019

Gößweinstein: "Autumn Golden Sunday Market"

The "Autumn Golden Sunday Market" offers a great range of clothing, leatherware, flowers etc. and invites you to stroll and shop.

Further information (only in German)

Ebern
22.09.2019Ebern Kirchweih Pilze ©Stadt Ebern Foto-Creativ-Kreis-Ebern eV001
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Parish Fair Ebern

Ebern's parish fair offers an amusement park, a parish fair market, Sunday shopping and an interesting framework programme. Enjoy carousels and excitement at the caravan site. Ebern's mushroom days also take place at the parish fair market. Further information (only in German)

Wolframs-Eschenbach
22.09.2019Wolframs-Eschenbach Herbstmarkt-mit-Maedchen001
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Wolframs-Eschenbach: Autumn Market

Market activity in the entire Old Town with all sorts of booths and a museum campaign. Further information (only in German)

Neckargemünd
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Regional Market

Festival with regional products.

Further information (only in German)

Weinsberg
27.09.2019 - 30.09.2019Weinsberg Weibertreuherbst  Weinsberg - Weibertreu-Herbst
Weinsberg - Weibertreu-Herbst.

"Weibertreu-Herbst" - Wine Festival

Weinsberg's traditional wine festival, known as "wine festival in the tent", anually takes place in September on the foot of the Castle Ruin Weibertreu. Further information (only in German)

Schwetzingen
27.09.2019 - 13.10.2019

44th Mozart Festival Schwetzingen

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart has visited Schwetzingen three times. Today, every year, on three consecutive weekends in September and October, the beautiful venues of the Rokokotheater and the round halls of the palace are all about the composer from Salzburg and his contemporaries. In "Rokokotheatre" and "Zirkelsäle" of Schwetzingen palace.

Further information

Heidelberg
28.09.2019 - 29.09.2019Heidelberg HeidelbergerHerbst CR HeidelbergEventGmbH
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Old Town Festival including a Historical Market

With umpteen thousand visitors, good mood and companionability are guaranteed. Especially popular are the twisty lanes by the Neckar river, with numerous flea market stands and a colourful music programme from noon to evening - for every taste and every age.

Musical entertainment of all kinds of forms are at nearly all public places. At the latest in the evening, the Old Town has turned into a single, great open-air concert, where there is something suitable for everybody. There will be a medieval market with varied performances at the rear university square for big and small visitors.

Further information

Öhringen
28.09.2019

Autumn Market in Öhringen

in the city centre of Öhringen.

Further information (only in German)

Schwäbisch Hall
28.09.2019 - 29.09.2019Schaebisch Hall Backofenfest ©Hohenloher Freilandmuseum.01
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Oven-Festival in the Hohenlohe Open-Air Museum Wackershofen

When smoke comes out of the chimneys over the museum and it smells like fresh bread in all corners, every visitor knows why this festival bears its name. In the historic baking ovens of the museum buildings, the most different variations of regional specialties are being baked by busy helpers. But there is more than just salty and sweet cake and fresh bread. There are also barbecued and cooked specialties.

The Oven Festival is also a special flea market, where there is a lot to buy and to experience. Besides the city orchestra Schwäbisch Hall, different bands and clubs take care of the musical entertainment. Further information

Heilbronn
29.09.2019Heilbronn Weinlesefest  Heilbronn - Start of the grape harvest on the Wartberg hill
Heilbronn - Start of the grape harvest on the Wartberg hill.

Grape Harvest Festival on the Wartberg Hill

With a magnificent view over the vineyards and the city, Heilbronn celebrates the start of the grape harvest on the wine terraces below the Wartberg high-altitude restaurant.

Fränkische Schweiz
29.09.2019

Muggendorf: Harvest and Pumpkin Festival

There will be two festival parades and the festive lighting of the harvest fire. Around noon the harvest goods and the harvest crown will be blessed in a solemn service before the harves festival parade begins. The parade marches through the whole town and offers a worth-seeing spectacle for young and old. The contributors present historic harvesting equipment and regional harvest products. The harvest products will also be sold to the visitors during the pumpkin festival.

In the afternoon Muggendorf's associations invite all visitors to grilled specialties, drinks, and coffee and cake with background music in the party tent. Further information (only in German)

Heidelberg
02.10.2019 - 09.11.2019

"Enjoy Jazz" Festival

The 21st international festival for Jazz and others presents a top-class festival programm at old and new locations around Heidelberg and Mannheim.

Further information

Mannheim
02.10.2019 - 09.11.2019

Enjoy Jazz - International Festival

Internationally renowned jazz festival in Mannheim, Heidelberg and Ludwigshafen. Inspiration and courage for musical experiments shape this event, which wants to bring together pioneer spirit and perfection. It serves as a guide for the jazz scene.

Further information

Heldburg
03.10.2019

Door Openers Day of the Mouse

The Open Doors Day of the mouse offers young visitors the chance to take a look behind the scenes and to learn firsthand how life at the castle used to be some 100 years ago. In the German Castle Museum.

Bamberg
03.10.2019Bamberg Antik-undTroedelmarkt CR-StadtmarketingBamberg001
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Antique & Jumble Market

The El Dorado for lovers and collectors - the whole pedestrian-zone is one single jumble market.

Further information

Heilbronn
04.10.2019 - 06.10.2019Heilbronn Hafenmarkt Toepfermarkt01
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Pottery Market Heilbronn

About 30 potters from all over Germany, offer a diverse range of handmade items made out of clay and ceramic in the most different forms and variations in the pedestrian zone in the city centre. Some potters show how they make their products at the stand. Further information

Rothenburg ob der Tauber
05.10.2019 - 13.10.2019Rothenburg Herbstwanderwoche Foto
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Autumn Hiking Week

Every year in springtime and autumn the hiking weeks in Rothenburg offer you active recovery in the midst of nature - from guided hiking tours up to a varied programme that really offers something for everyone. Each hike stands under an interesting topic and is accompanied by an experienced leader and commented with a lot of inside knowledge. By the way: the hikes are all free of charge!

Going out to have something to eat somewhere together offers the ideal place for meeting new hiking friends from near and far.

Further information

Hotel Burg Hornberg
05.10.2019 - 31.10.2019

Delicious specialities

Further information

Schwäbisch Hall
05.10.2019 - 06.10.2019HallerHerbst TM CR Baranieckil01  Atumn Festival in Schwäbisch Hall
Atumn Festival in Schwäbisch Hall.

Autumn Fair and Wine Festival

Further information

Mosbach
05.10.2019
Start: 09:00 Uhr
End: 16:00 UhrMosbach Kuerbismarkt.01
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Pumpkin Market

Pumpkins, fruits, bright colours, lights, tea, preserves, products for nurturing and warming, creative and decorative handcrafted gift ideas, demonstrations of historic rural craft, apple juice extracting, pumpkin carving, face painting for children and music invite adults and children to the autumnal market.

Further information

Gundelsheim
06.10.2019

Autumn Festival

Fair, Sunday shopping from 1.00 pm, farmer's market and culinary delights around the "Backhäusle".

Further information (only in German)

Mosbach
13.10.2019Mosbach KurpfaelzerErntefest.01
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31st Harvest Festival

Be it the marketplace, "Käfertörle", pedestrian-zone, or Château-Thierry-Platz: fun, activities, catering, exhibitions, performances and musical entertainment is offered everywhere. The market begins after Sunday service at around 12.00 pm.

Further information

Ebern
13.10.2019Ebern Oktobermarkt mit Apfelfest ©BUND Naturschutz Ebern001
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October Market with Apple Festival

with Sunday shopping. 

Further information (only in German)

Roth
13.10.2019Roth Matthaeusmarkt  Roth - St. Matthew Market
Roth - St. Matthew Market.

"Matthäus" Market with Sunday Shopping

Funfair atmosphere in the Old Town of Roth, all sorts of useful and decorative things for household, garden and living room with Sunday shopping. Further information (only in German)

Sinsheim
13.10.2019Sinsheim SinsheimerHerbst
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Culinary Autumn Market

Onion cake and new wine compete with pumpkin, apple & co. Culinary autumn market with taste sensations for young and old, Sunday shopping, montmartre-feeling at the promenade, children's carousels and a lot more.

Further information

Fränkische Schweiz
13.10.2019

Heiligenstadt: Autumn Parish Fair

Further information (only in German)

Schwäbisch Hall
13.10.2019VA Schwaebisch Hall Schausieden ©TM Nicole Hirsch-B  Schwäbisch Hall - Salt Day - © TM Nicole Hirsch-B.
Schwäbisch Hall - Salt Day - © TM Nicole Hirsch-B..

Salt Day with Show Boiling and Guided Tours

In the salter's cabin behind the Hall-Franconian Museum, real salt will be extracted in a replicated salt pan from real Hall sole. With a varied framework programme, catering, sale of salted products and guided tours. Further information

Haßmersheim-Neckarmühlbach
19.10.2019

Knight's Supper and the Dance of Flames

Further information

Eberbach
20.10.2019Eberbach Apfeltag ©Eberbacher Werbegemeinschaft01  Eberbach Apple Day - historical juice press
Eberbach Apple Day - historical juice press.

Eberbach Apple Day - Weekend with Sunday Shopping

The traditional Apple Day in Eberbach annually takes place on the third Sunday in October with Sunday shopping. The Apple Day Weekend begins on Saturday with the Children's Afternoon around the Lindenplatz. There are many lovely unique games, all regarding the apple. 

Further information (only in German)

Kulmbach
25.10.2019 - 27.10.2019Kulmbach Herbstmarkt  Kulmbach - Autumn Market
Kulmbach - Autumn Market.

Autumn Market with Sunday Shopping

The Autumn Market in Kulmbach invites guests from near and far for a visit again. The autumnly-coloured product range is astonishing: From household items, spices and textiles, to leather articles and car polish, up to ceramics, jewellery, curtains, watches and the popular scissors grinder. Also your creature comforts are well taken care of. On Sunday you can enjoy the Sunday shopping at the foot of the Plassenburg Castle.

Further information (only in German)

Hotel Burg Hornberg
27.10.2019 - 28.10.2019
Start: 11:00 Uhr
End: 17:00 UhrBurg Hornberg Hochzeitsmesse  Wedding fair
Wedding fair.

Wedding Fair

Everything about weddings at Hornberg Castle with various exhibitors. Free entry.

>> Further information (only in German)

Fränkische Schweiz
01.11.2019

Gößweinstein: All Saint's Day Market

At the All Saint's Day market the marketers offer a great range of items like homewares, clothing, leatherware etc.

Further information (only in German)

Neckarsteinach
01.11.2019Neckarsteinach Allerheiligen1  Neckarsteinach - All Saint's Day Market
Neckarsteinach - All Saint's Day Market.

All Saints' Day Market

Neckarsteinach shops and different dealers offer a rich selection of speciaties on the square across from the Town Hall and in the Kirchenstraße.

Further information (only in German)

Schwetzingen
02.11.2019 - 03.11.2019Schwetzingen Schloss Designmarkt-Handmade-Love SSG-PressebildB  Design Fair
Design Fair "Handmade Love".

Design Fair "Handmade Love"

In the 18th century summer residence for the Palatinate Electors, now venue for the Handmade Love event - Schwetzingen Palace offers a beautiful baroque scene for the design and handmade market. On about 1,000 sqm space the gallant halls like the Hunting Hall and the Mozart Hall turn into a motley activity. Further information

Hotel Burg Hornberg
02.11.2019 - 29.11.2019

Duck and Goose Specialities

Further information

Mosbach
02.11.2019 - 03.11.2019Mosbach Mittelaltermarkt und Kunsthandwerkermarkt.01
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Arts and Crafts Market

The city centre becomes a meeting place for fans of fine handicraft and for everybody, who would like to experience historic craftsmanship very closely. The romantic medieval market around the collegiate church tells stories about honourable handicraft, proud guilds, medieval camp life and typical dishes, and opens the view into a long-gone time. A knight turnament to take part in and all sorts of offerings invite all junior knights and little damsels to a time-travel back to the Middle Ages. Enchanting illumination, oriental dance and romantic light set exceptional highlights, especially in the evening hours, and offer an attractive opportunity to go on an expedition in the Old Town of Mosbach.

Opening hours

  • Saturday: 11 am – 9 pm
  • Sunday: 11 am – 6 pm

 

Long shopping night of Mosbach's stores on Saturday until 10 pm.

Further information

Rothenburg ob der Tauber
02.11.2019 - 10.11.2019Rothenburg Maerchenzauber-Maerchenverfuehrung-mit-Eselwanderung CR RothenburgTourismusService Schoebel
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Rothenburg Magic Fairytale

"Once upon a time in a far away land...": this is how many fairy tales of the "Rothenburg Magic Fairytale" could begin, for this year visitors are being taken on a magical journey through countries from near and far with readings and exhibitions, in theatre and music and daily fairytale shows. Under the motto "fairytales from all over the world" the young and old fairytale fans can look forward to a colourful and fascinating selection of them in a rich programme.

Further information

Lauf an der Pegnitz
04.11.2019 - 10.11.2019Lauf Literaturtage ©Stadtbuecherei Lauf  Literature Days in Lauf
Literature Days in Lauf.

Literature Days

Well-known authors from German-speaking countries turn the city by the Pegnitz river into a very special place on the literary map every year in November, introduce themselves and their publications on the lecture stage, present news from the world of books, tell true and fictitious stories, answer questions and sign favourite books.

Also, some literary discoveries wait for the young book lovers at the lectures for children and school classes.

Further information

Bayreuth
07.11.2019 - 10.11.2019Bayreuth Jazz-November  Bayreuth - Jazz-November
Bayreuth - Jazz-November.

Bayreuth Jazz-November 2019

Meanwhile a nice tradition: Every year, in November jazz moves to Bayreuth. The Jazz Forum then brings exclusive musicians on the stage. Whether it´s Billy Cobhan, Joachim Kühn, Jasper van’t Hof, Adam Nussbaum, or Victor Bailey – the Jazz November brings them all to Bayreuth.

Further information

Coburg
07.11.2019 - 08.11.2019

Martini Market Coburg

The Martini Market in Coburg offers a large product range and invites to stroll and shop on the marketplace.

Further information

Neckargemünd
08.11.2019 - 12.11.2019

Driller's Market

Colourful funfair rides, atmosphere and good mood in the festival tent - as always the Driller's Market in Neckargemünd is being longingly awaited. It is the last festival in the festival-cycle in the region. Hearty to rock-like music and a varied programme provide for the best funfair-mood of young and old.

Further information (only in German)

Hotel Burg Hornberg
09.11.2019Burg Hornberg Rittermahl  Knightly feast
Knightly feast.

Knightly feast

Further information

Öhringen
10.11.2019
Start: 11:00 Uhr
End: 18:00 UhrOehringen Martinimarkt  Öhringen - Martini Market
Öhringen - Martini Market.

Martini Market Öhringen

Market and catering as well as Sunday shopping. Further information (only in German)

Eberbach
15.11.2019Eberbach Feuer und Flamme ©Hubert Richter01
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"Fire and Flame" Long Shopping Night with Music

Shop and enjoy until 10 p.m. Blazing flames cover the city centre in mysterious light. Mulled wine, grilled steaks, skewers and all kinds of culinary delicacies.
Juggler Jeremy shows his unique show "Magic Fire". Further information (only in German)

Kulmbach
15.11.2019 - 23.11.2019
Start: 18:00 Uhr
End: 19:00 Uhr

Hangman Tour through the old town with last meal before execution

During this guided tour with the Kulmbach executioner through the nightly alleys, visitors are introduced to the customs and superstitions of the Middle Ages. Horror guaranteed!

Meeting point: Kulmbach market square - Limited number of participants. Duration: approx. 60 minutes with "Open End" in the town tavern. Price: 17,50 EUR per person.

Further information

Dates 2019:

  • Saturday, 12.01.2019, 6 pm - sold out
  • Saturday, 23.02.2019, 6 pm - sold out
  • Saturday, 23.03.2019, 6 pm - sold out
  • Friday, 15.11.2019, 6 pm
  • Saturday, 23.11.2019, 6 pm

Eberbach
16.11.2019 - 17.11.2019Eberbach Kreativmarkt ©Hubert Richter01
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Creative Market

The large creative and artisan market stands under the motto "1000 and more ideas". Over 60 exhibitors present creative and international handicraft on over 1000 sqm in the town hall in Eberbach. The visitors can look forward to a wide offer of artistic articles. The market shall not only encourage to look at and buy things, but also to try things out and to take part.

Further information (only in German)

Mosbach
20.11.2019 - 18.12.2019Mosbach Weihnachtsmarkt01
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Christmas Market Mosbach

Magical blaze of lights, Christmas scents and atmospheric ambience in the most beautiful time of the year. Christmas market in the Old Town of Mosbach with its romantic backdrop of half-timbered houses.

Marketplace and church square in the Old Town.

Further information

Roth
21.11.2019 - 08.12.2019Roth Christkindlesmarkt1 ©Oliver Frank  Christmas Market in Roth
Christmas Market in Roth.

Christmas Market Roth

During the Christmas Market, the marketplace of Roth turns once more into a winter wonderland with its lovingly decorated wood shacks. Associations, organisations and private persons present delicacies, handcrafted items and Christmassy articles.

In 2019 the market takes place on three weekends from Thursday until Sunday:
- November 21st - 24th
- November 28th - December 1st
- December 5th - 8th

Further information

Hotel Burg Hornberg
23.11.2019
Start: 19:00 UhrBurg Hornberg Festlicher Gourmet Abend  Festive gourmet evening
Festive gourmet evening .

Festive Gourmet Evening

Further information

Heidelberg
25.11.2019 - 22.12.2019Heidelberg weihnachtlicherUniverstitaetsplatz CR HeidelbergMarketingGmbFoto-TobiasSchwerdt
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Heidelberg Christmas Market

Every year, at 5.00 pm, on the last Wednesday in November, the Christ child solemny opens the Christmas Market at the marketplace. Over 140 stands at Heidelberg's large and small places, offer an endless variety of what makes the season so special.

Opening hours: November 25th - December 22nd 2018
Sunday - Friday 11.00 am - 9.00 pm; Saturday 11.00 am - 10.00 pm Further information

Bayreuth
25.11.2019 - 23.12.2019Bayreuth Christkindlesmarkt ©Bayreuth Marketing und Tourismus GmbH  Bayreuth - Christmas Market - © Bayreuth Marketing & Tourismus GmbH
Bayreuth - Christmas Market - © Bayreuth Marketing & Tourismus GmbH.

Christmas Market Bayreuth

Low bell sounds, delicious smell of roasted almonds and mulled wine, coloured lights everywhere, sparkling colours, lovely presents - the Christmassy Bayreuth enchants! Above all a comfortable stroll over the Christmas market doesn't only let the hearts of children leap with joy.

Further information

Heidelberg
25.11.2019 - 05.01.2020
Start: 10:00 Uhr
End: 22:00 UhrHeidelberg Weihnachtlicher Karlsplatz ©Heidelberg Marketing GmbFoto Tobias Schwerdt  Heidelberg - Christmas on Ice
Heidelberg - Christmas on Ice.

Ice-Skating Rink at "Karlsplatz" - "Christmas on Ice"

Daily from 10 am to 10 pm one of the most beautiful open-air ice rinks in Germany is open at "Karlsplatz". Residents and guests glide over the ice in front of the romantic caslte backdrop with Christmas music. Further information

Heilbronn
26.11.2019 - 22.12.2019Heilbronn Weihnachtsmarkt  Heilbronn - Käthchen Christmas Market
Heilbronn - Käthchen Christmas Market.

Christmas Market Heilbronn

For the first time, the Christmas market is dedicated to the "Käthchen of Heilbronn" with Christmas "Käthchen products" such as Christmas stollen or mulled wine, "Käthchen Christmas decorations" and "Käthchen Christmas lighting".

Mannheim
27.11.2019 - 23.12.2019Mannheim Winter in Mannheim ©Stadtmarketing Mannheim GmbFotograf Dominik Rossbach  Mannheim - Christmas market at the Kapuzinerplanken
Mannheim - Christmas market at the Kapuzinerplanken.

Special Christmas Market at the "Kapuzinerplanken"

Snow-white tents attract to the Kapuzinerplanken in the city centre of Mannheim. Let youself get tempted by the unique offer at this very special Christmas market with its distinct atmosphere. The advent season at the Kapuzinerplanken offers demonstrations of old and traditional craft, exceptional artworks, inventive gift ideas for Christmas and the finest culinary temptations. Brush makers, basket weavers, wood carvers, chocolate moulders, goldsmiths and many other artisans show their skills there. A magnet far beyond Mannheim's borders. Further information

Mannheim
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Christmas Market at the Water Tower

Mannheim's Christmas Market at the Water Tower (Wasserturm) is a beloved destination for visitors from all over the world and one of the oldest and largest Christmas markets in Germany. Centrally located in the Square-City you stroll along the Shephard Path (Hirtenpfad) and the Angels-Alley (Engelsgasse) with family and friends, and enjoy the varied offers of the approx. 200 festively decorated huts. Further information

Ansbach
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Christmas Market Ansbach

See, Smell, Taste and Feel - Ansbach's Christmas market: Centuries of old tradition in modern form at the Montgelas-Platz and the Martin-Luther-Platz in the city center.

Opening hours:
Sun - Wed: 11 am - 8 pm
Thu - Sat: 11 am - 9 pm

Further information

Lauf an der Pegnitz
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Christmas Market in Lauf an der Pegnitz.

Christmas Market

Atmospheric decorated stall town around the lovingly designed crib on the upper marketplace with stage programme for young and old, inter alia with a visit of the Christ Child of Nuremberg, guided tours through the historical rock cellars and Advent prize draw. Further information

Schwäbisch Hall
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Christmas Market Schwäbisch Hall - Magical Christmas with Night Shopping

One of the most beautiful marketplaces, the town hall and the church St. Michael sparkle warm colours and spread a festive atmosphere in the medieval town. Tenderly decorated shacks, different sorts of mulled wine, Christmas candy, arts and crafts and smart gift ideas inspire visitors from near and far. Further information

Bamberg
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Christmas Market at Maxplatz

During Christmas time, the Maxplatz in the middle of Bamberg's pedestrian-zone turns into a pre-Christmas fairground. 

Opening hours:
Mon - Sat: 9.30 am - 8.00 pm
Sun: 11.00 am - 8.00 pm

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Rothenburg ob der Tauber
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Christmas Market "Reiterlesmarkt Rothenburg"

Long nights and shorter days: who wants to take the best out of a German winter fairytale visits the "Reiterlesmarkt" in Rothenburg during the season of Advent. Year after year the medieval Rothenburg turns into a winter fairytale. Since the 15th century, the festive season of Advent has been accompanied by a wonderful Christmas market. This market can look back at 500 years of tradition, and since then prudently only very little of its historic source has changed. Further information

Coburg
29.11.2019 - 23.12.2019Coburg Weihnachtsmarkt
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Christmas Market

The small stall town is located at Coburg's picturesque marketplace. Craftsmen show their skills like in a sort of workshop. Around the market and through the city you can go on horse carriage rides.

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Stein b. Nürnberg
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Christmas Market Stein

The Mecklenburger Platz is the stage of the popular Christmas market of Stein. On Friday, the snug strive begins with an atmospheric lantern parade from the town hall to Mecklenburger Platz. Ensembles of the youth wind orchestra of Stein and the music school of Stein as well as different choires look forward to accentuate the pre-Christmas scenery. Further information (only in German)

Nürnberg
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Christmas Market Nuremberg

Experience Christmas from it's brightest side and discover the popular Christmas Market in Nuremberg! Dive in to the unmistakable atmosphere of the festively decorated old town and enjoy entertaining hours.

Opening hours:
Mon - Sun: 10 am to 9 pm, Christmas Eve: 10 am to 2 pm. Further information

Öhringen
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Christmas Market "Winter, Wonder, Christmas Glitter "

Christmas market with stream train for children on the marketplace, Christmas exhibition and many other attractions.

Dates 2019:
Nov. 29th - Dec 1st
Dec. 6th - 8th
Dec. 13th - 15th
Admission free.

Further information (only in German)

Kulmbach
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Advent Market Kulmbach

Numerous traders and craftsmen invite you to a "magical market life" into the lovely Old Town of Kulmbach. Besides the traditional advent market in Oberhacken and Büttnerwinkel, the visitors can also marvel at the craftsmen market in the rooms of the castle in the Waaggasse and at the advent market of the deaconry by the "Alten Villa". The scent of mulled wine and Christmas cookies waves through Kulmbach's Old Town. On the three markets, numerous exhibitors grant the visitors many Christmas wishes. Be it homemade delicacies or fresh delights, handmade Christmas decoration, handcrafted unique items or other gift ideas - here everybody finds something.

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Eberbach
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Eberbach - Christmas Market © Orgateam Christmas Market.

Christmas Market Eberbach

Eberbach's Christmas Market around the New Market.

Further information (only in German)

Bad Wimpfen
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Christmas Market Bad Wimpfen

One of the most traditional Christmas markets in Germany opens its gates on the first three advent weekends every year.

Enjoy a pre-Christmas weekend in the romantic ambience, with captivating advent scents, mulled wine and the charming backdrop of the medieval timber framed town Bad Wimpfen, decorated with many lights and fir sprigs. Approx. 120 sales stalls with mainly handcrafted offerings, handicrafts and festive delicacies stand in the alleys of the historic Old Town.

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Kronach
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Christmas Market Kronach

Around the Rose Tower, at the marketplace an in the town moat, the smell of mulled wine, festively decorated cottages as well as a varied framework programme enchant the many visitors.

Opening hours on all four Advent weekends:
Fri. 2 pm to 10 pm
Sat. 12 pm to 10 pm
Sun. 2 pm to 10 pm 

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Gundelsheim
29.11.2019 - 01.12.2019
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Gundelsheim - Christmas Market.

Christmas Market

Traditionally the Christmas Market takes place on the first advent weekend in the Old Town of Gundelsheim. Not only the unique atmosphere in the Old Town and the accompanying cultural programme are part of the special flair of the Christmas Market in Gundelsheim.

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Cadolzburg
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Cadolzburg - Advent Market.

Advent Market with Handicrafts

Romantic Advent market in the historical town centre of Cadolzburg, supplemented by an artisan market in the atmospheric backdrop of the outer castle courtyard of the Hohenzollern Fortress Cadolzburg.

Further information (only in German)

Bamberg
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Nativity Town Bamberg

For more than 400 years, placing nativity scenes has been a tradition in the World Heritage Site of Bamberg. In the whole city you can see different natitivity scenes at nearly 40 stations - big ones and small ones, historic and modern ones, Franconian ones or such from all over the world. Numerous church-nativities and large-scale nativities at public places, but also museums and exhibitions are worth a visit.

Further information

Fränkische Schweiz
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Ebermannstadt: Christmas Market at the Marketplace

Christmas Market at the marketplace with musical framework programme.

Further information (only in German)

Fränkische Schweiz
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Forchheim: Christmas Market & "The most beautiful Advent Calendar of the World"

During the pre-Christmas period, the city hall becomes "the most beautiful Advent Calendar of the world". Every day an angel appears to open a new window of the calendar at 6.30 pm.

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Fränkische Schweiz
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Pottenstein: Christmas Market in the Historic Old Town

Traditional Christmas market of Pottenstein around the community center ("Bürgerhaus") at the foot of the 1000-year old castle.

Further information (only in German)

Seßlach
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Advent Market Seßlach

Unique! Special! An insider tip! The advent market with Christmas programme for children, a "Christmas Party" and with a lot more around the marketplace in Sesslach - Let yourself be enchanted!

Further information (only in German)

Sinsheim
30.11.2019 - 01.12.2019Sinsheim Weihnachtsmarkt Stand
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Christmas Market Sinsheim

Christmas magic at the Kirchplatz - Christmas shopping in the city centre until 8.00 pm. Every year it smells like fir trees, Christmas cookies, mulled wine, cinnamon and cloves around the evangelic town church and in the streets of Sinsheim during the first advent weekend.

Further information

Maroldsweisach
30.11.2019

Christmas Market at the Dippach Castle Ruins

The small romantic Christmas market takes place in the illuminated walls of the Dippach Castle Ruins, that builds a great backdrop for the lovingly decorated wooden huts. Around the bonfire the stands invite you to stay with drinks and food.

Further information (only in German)

Fränkische Schweiz
30.11.2019 - 01.12.2019

Gößweinstein: Christmas Market in Wichsenstein

The Christmas Market in Wichsenstein opens on the first Advent Weekend at the Parish Church St. Erhard in Gößweinstein-Wichsenstein.

Further information (only in German)

Neckarsteinach
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Neckarsteinach - Christmas Market.

Christmas Market in Neckarsteinach

All around the community centre "Zum Schwanden" and in the Neckarstraße. A variety of Christmas gift ideas and culinary delights from near and far will be offered.

Opening hours: Saturday from 3 pm until 9 pm, and Sunday from 11 am until 7 pm

Further information (only in German)

 

Abenberg
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Abenberg - Castle Christmas Market.

Castle Christmas in Abenberg

At Christmas time Abenberg shines. The silhouette of the castle, decorated with light chains, is viewable from far away and dives the whole town in a romantic atmosphere. During the Christmas market on the first advent weekend, the traders build up their stalls around the castle. Beside of the culinary specialties like chokolate-dipped fruits, blackberry mulled wine or suckling pig, especially handicrafts and present ideas are offered. Music groups play atmospheric Christmas carols, and as the highlight of the market, the Original Nuremberg Christ Child comes to visit. Further information (only in German)

Ebern
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Christmas Market / Crib Exhibition

Market, Sunday shopping, music, crib exhibitions.

Further information (only in German)

Fränkische Schweiz
01.12.2019 - 00.12.2019

Aufseß: Christmas Market

Christmas market with framework programme in the courtyard of Lower Aufseß Castle. Further information (only in German)

Schwetzingen
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Electoral Christmas Market

The atmospherically illuminated forecourt of the electoral summer residence and the inviting palace square form the unique backdrop for the electoral Christmas market on the first three extended advent weekends.

Dates 2019:
December 5th to December 8th; December 12th to 15th; December 19th to 22nd

Further information

Neckargemünd
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Christmas Market "Christmas by the River"

Christmas market on the Neckar River. With an attractive supporting programme, handicraft and culinary offers and music. Special attraction is the ship "Europa" of the white fleet which stays temporarily at the dock.

Further information (only in German)

Wolframs-Eschenbach
07.12.2019 - 08.12.2019

Lichtenau: Christmas Market

At the marketplace. Further information (only in German)

Kirchberg an der Jagst
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Christmas Market Kirchberg

Each year on the 2nd Advent weekend the Christmas Market in the old town of Kirchberg takes place - within the town walls, in the palace courtyard and on the streets. In front of the backdrop of Kirchberg Palace about 90 market stands and offer goods and delicacies. Further information (only in German)

Fränkische Schweiz
08.12.2019

Heiligenstadt: Christmas Market

Christmas Market at the marketplace and in the pedestrian zone.

Further information (only in German)

Hotel Burg Hornberg
13.12.2019

Creepy dinner "Dracula"

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Neckargemünd
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Neckargemünd - Dilsberg's Christmas Mile © Burkhard Zantopp.

Dilsberg's Christmas Mile

Atmospheric Christmas market in the illuminated mountainside fortress Dilsberg with festively decorated, mostly non-commercial stalls.

Opening hours: Saturday from 2 pm, Sunday from 11 am.

Further information (only in German)

Wolframs-Eschenbach
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Wolframs-Eschenbach: Christmas Market "Sternlesmarkt"

Stall town in the churchyard in front of the Liebfrauenmünster (cathedral) and art and handicraft in the community center. Since 1995 it has been the Christmas market with a special cultural programme, like a living manger, carriage rides, gospel choir, guided tours through the church and the museum, Santa Clause, a fire brigade for children, book market and Christmassy baroque fireworks on Saturday.

Further information (only in German)

Fränkische Schweiz
14.12.2019 - 15.12.2019

Gößweinstein: Christmas Market

You can find various Christmas items and gifts at the atmospheric Christmas market in Gößweinstein. Let yourself be pampered with Christmas biscuits and mulled wine.

Opening hours
Saturday: 2 pm - 7 pm
Sunday: 10 am - 7 pm

Further information (only in German)

Waldenburg
14.12.2019 - 15.12.2019Waldenburg-Weihnachtsmarktverschneit
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Christmas Market Waldenburg

The charming Old Town is the setting for the romantic Christmas market with over 50 lovingly decorated market stands. Friends from the partner town Sierck-les-Bains/France and from the towns Waldenburg/Switzerland and Waldenburg/Saxony please the visitors with regional delicacies. In the town hall the basket maker and the coupler present their skills and their handcrafted works. Further information (only in German)

Weinsberg
14.12.2019 - 15.12.2019

Weinsberg Christmas Market

Further information

Maroldsweisach
15.12.2019

Christmas Market at the Altenstein Castle Ruin

Further information (only in German)

Wolframs-Eschenbach
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Wolframs-Eschenbach: "Franconian Christmas" Concert

Music and stories for the quiet time in the Catholic parish. Further information (only in German)

Langenzenn
15.12.2019
Start: 11:00 Uhr

Christmas Market

The entire Old Town of Langenzenn smells like roasted almonds, gingerbread and mulled wine in all variations. Small, festively decorated and illuminated stalls line the streets. A reflective and pre-Christmassy framework programme provides a pleasant stay. Besides that the numerous light chains around the marketplace create a magical atmosphere. In front of the historical backdrop you will be able to snugly stroll across the market.

Further information (only in German)

Fränkische Schweiz
16.12.2019

Gößweinstein: Perpetual Adoration and Light Procession

A very special highlight in the Christmas calendar is the resolution of the perpetual adoration in the basilica and the light procession in Gößweinstein. On this evening wood fire and Bengali fire illuminate the streets of Gößweinstein. Let yourself be touched by this religious custom in the heart of Franconian Switzerland or enqueue into the light procession yourself.

Further information (only in German)

Wolframs-Eschenbach
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Wolframs-Eschenbach: Traditional Christmas Concert

Christmas music from different eras. Further information (only in German)

Neckargemünd
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Neckargemünd - Nightwatchmen - © Burkhard Zantopp.

Turn of the Year with the Night Watchmen of Dilsberg

in Dilsberg Castle. Further information (only in German)