Schwetzingen - Winter Idyll in the Palace Garden
Schwetzingen - Winter Idyll in the Palace Garden.

"Winter in Schwetzingen" - this is the motto of the Baroque Festival taking place in the Rococo Theater at Schwetzingen Palace until February 4, 2024. Once again, the Heidelberg Theatre and Orchestra are devoting themselves to German Baroque opera, which has unjustly fallen into oblivion. With the opera "Nebucadnezzar" by Reinhard Keiser and a varied concert program, jewels of baroque music will be performed. Further Information (only in German)

 Schwäbisch Hall - Hallia Venezia
Schwäbisch Hall - Hallia Venezia.

Hallia Venezia, a colorful, quiet celebration of the senses, is the quiet version of Carnival in Venice. Before the big carnival and carnival hustle and bustle begins up and down the country, around 100 mask wearers in imaginative costumes will roam the old town of Schwäbisch Hall from 12 noon on Sunday, February 4th, 2024 and present themselves to the public on the market square and in many other places. Anyone who enjoys the fascinating game of masks can get involved with their own creations Further information (only in German)

 Kirchberg an der Jagst - Town Holiday
Kirchberg an der Jagst - Town Holiday.

Every fourth Saturday in February, Kirchberg an der Jagst celebrates the Town Holiday, complemented by the February Market with medieval market, which runs until Sunday. On both days - February 24th and 25th, 2024 - local craftsmen and all kinds of traveling folk and traders show off their wares and skills. There is also a fascinating cultural program with minstrels, jugglers, comedians and a magician. After dusk, fires, torches, candles and oil lamps bathe the market in a magical light. Further information (only in German)



 Horse Market in Öhringen
Horse Market in Öhringen.

On February 19th, 2024, the traditional Öhringen Horse Market will take place with a horse award ceremony and a large grocer's market. Every year on the third Monday in February, thousands of visitors flock to the "highest Öhringen holiday", which has been held regularly since 1823. As always, the Öhringen horse market is kicked off with an open Sunday on February 18, 2024, when Öhringen's stores are open from 1 pm to 6 pm. Further information (only in German)


 Heilbronn - Sausage-Stand at the Horse Market
Heilbronn - Sausage-Stand at the Horse Market.

The Heilbronn Horse Market from 24th to 26th February 2024 looks back on over 200 years of tradition and is one of the largest markets in Germany to take place in the center of a major city. There is a lively market atmosphere when 350 traders offer their goods, ranging from textiles and household goods to cleaning products. The market is rounded off by an amusement park. Over 200 noble steeds are expected to attend the public horse award ceremony at the equestrian facilities on Lake Trappensee. Further information (only in German)