Posts Tagged "Children"

Kids’ Empire at the Residential Castle

Children can learn about life at the Residential Castle in Ludwigsburg 300 years ago in a not so standard manner: by touching, trying and joining the fun. A special room… Read more

Kids’ Fest

Visit the kids’ fest around Jugend- und Programmzentrum Kaiserslautern on September 21 between 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. for fun join-in activities and culinary delights. Admission is free. For more… Read more

Children and Family Festival

Visit the Children and Family Festival at Waldmohr Sports Grounds on September 8 from 11 a.m. for fun join-in activities, food, drinks and more. Admission is free. For more information… Read more

Family Day

Visit this year’s Family Day at Gartenschau Kaiserslautern on September 8 for fun join-in activities like trying out different instruments, playing games, playing the drums and exercises with the Fire… Read more

Cars and Chill

As part of Barbarossafest, Kaiserslautern will host a sports-car exhibition on Stiftsplatz on September 7 from 5 p.m. German limousines, American muscle cars and many other makes and models await… Read more

Charcoal Fair with Blacksmith Show in Trippstadt

Learn more about the tradition of charcoal making at the Charcoal Fair and Blacksmith Show in Trippstadt on September 7 and 8. Food, drinks and entertainment will be offered as… Read more

44th International Summer Fest

Cultural variety is at the center of this year’s International Summer Fest on Schlossplatz in Wiesbaden on September 7 from 10 a.m. Visitors of all nations can look forward to… Read more

Swinging Lautern

Kaiserslautern’s beloved “Barbarossafest” will take place in the city center on September 5. Multiple stages across the town will host musical performances of different genres as special offers and attractions… Read more

Pumpkin Exhibition “Romans”

This year’s pumpkin exhibition will take visitors of all ages on a spectacular journey to the Roman Empire. Roman architectural masterpieces as well as Julius Caesar himself and the fan-favorite… Read more

Viking Fair in Elschbach

Nordic culinary delights, historic clan fights and much more awaits adventurers of all ages at Wikingerplatz (viking grounds) on August 31 for  Sport- und Gesangverein Elschbach’s annual Viking Fair. Admission is… Read more

Adventure Day on the German Wine Road

Lots of join-in actions for families and children as well as culinary delights and wine await at Wachenheim an der Weinstraße on August 25 between 1 p.m. and 6 p.m…. Read more

Village Fair Miesenbach

Miesenbach is celebrating its traditional village fair with music and entertainment throughout the last weekend of August, 24 to 26. Sportplatz Miesenbach will pose as the fairground with rides and… Read more

Day of the Open Farm

Kleinsägmühlerhof in Altleiningen invites you to get to know their farm, animals and their products on August 17 and 18. There will be coffee, cake and lots of entertainment for… Read more

Village Kerwe

Visit cozy Bobenheim am Berg for their annual Village Kerwe / fair between August 9 and 13 to enjoy culinary delights, fine wines and carnival rides for all ages. Admission… Read more

Wine Kerwe

Enjoy fine wine, food, live music and carnival rides as well as family entertainment at Weisenheim am Sand’s Wine Kerwe in the city center between August 9 and 12. Admission… Read more

Become an Adventurer at Gondwana Prähistorium

“That wasn’t a museum. That was an adventure” were my friend’s first words when we left and it really was. Gondwana – Das Prähistorium sums up the history of the… Read more

Kids’ Stuff Flea Market

Find used clothes and toys in great condition at Wiesbaden’s Kids’ Stuff Flea Market on Pfarrer-Luja-Platz on August 4 from noon to 3 p.m. Admission is free. For more information… Read more

Forest Fest

Enjoy food and drinks as well as fun kids’ activities like slacklining, tree climbing and agility exercises as well as many other entertaining challenges at PWV-Platz Poppental on August 3… Read more

Kerwe Obermohr

Classic fair fun, food and rides await at Kerwe Obermohr around Bürgerhaus on July 26 and 27. Admission is free. For more information go to 

Wine Fest

Enjoy fine wines, culinary delights, live music and kids’ entertainment like a balloon race and much more in the city center and at several locations all over Nackenheim between July… Read more

Wine, City and Family Fests

Wine and City Fests Warm nights are begging for a cold glass of white wine or rose at one of the many sce- nic vineyards in the Rheinland-Pfalz region, which… Read more

Beautiful treetop walks

Cover photo by Erlebnis Akademie AG Many people from other countries, particularly the United States, see Germany as a place that truly ‘gets it’ with regard to wellness, concern for… Read more

Actress: Hannah Dean. Photographer: Faye Thomas

Things to Know about Swimming Pools & Lakes in Germany

With the weather finally starting to warm up, Germany’s many public pools and lakes are open for business. Here are a few of the rules and etiquette that can help you make the most of your time cooling off.

Learning a Musical Instrument

Research has shown that children who learn to play a musical instrument tend to get better grades in school.

GummiBären Land – For the Love of Candy!

A visit to GummiBären Land and the Bon-Bon Museum in Vaihingen is a very sweet treat for the whole family to enjoy.

A Perfect Thanksgiving

A Perfect Thanksgiving!

‘This year,’ I confidently told my wife, Amy, when our children were very young and squirmy and clingy and generally as manageable as a bag of tadpoles, ‘we are going… Read more

Family Fun at Taunus Wunderland Theme Park

Taunus Wunderland is a theme park in the backyard of Wiesbaden. It offers family fun with many attractions including rides, petting zoo, food and more.

Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde

Fun Family Activities in and around Stuttgart

Stuttgart offers various fun places and activities for the family to enjoy together. From museums to indoor and outdoor parks and so much more…

Neunkirchen Zoo — An experience for the whole family

No more than 30 minutes away from the KMC, snow leopards bound over rocks, Asian elephants lazily congregate in groups and giraffes enjoy snacks picked from tall trees. Neunkirchen Zoo… Read more

Schlossberg Caves

Schlossberghöhlen Homburg, Europe’s Biggest Sandstone Cave

The Schlossberg Caves in Homburg is a super place to visit. It is the perfect little excursion for the whole family.

First Aid Kits for Kids

Family Traveling 101: First Aid Kit for Children

There are many things that are put on a list when planning a trip, especially with children. Don’t forget your a first aid kit.

Culinary Panorama Hike

Germany hosts fun and unique outdoors activities such as the Culinary Panorama Hike. This event offered panoramic views and culinary specialties.

Spring Festivals 2018

Spring is upon us with exciting festivities in tow. Though spring festivals may be sneakily disguised as Weinfest, Stadtfest, Frühlingsfest, Frühlingsmesse and other blossoming terms, we have uncovered their true… Read more

Fun Activities That Improve Child Development

Did you know that simple, active play helps your child’s development? It’s true. In addition to basic fitness, active play improves concentration, coordination, learning, social skills and much more. Though… Read more

Party Fiesta

Europe’s leading source for party items and costumes is coming to K-Town! Party Fiesta is opening a store at Marktstraße 37 in Kaiserslautern on March 1, which will offer 3.300 sq… Read more

Freudenberg Castle, Museum of the Senses

The museum in Freudenberg Castle (Schloss Freudenberg) is an unforgettable experience as you explore the wonders of senses and the mind. History This 20th century restored building has been known as the “Museum… Read more


3 Overnight Halloween Festivities in Germany

Germany, doesn’t celebrate Halloween in the same way America does. Although it’s not a national holiday that everyone gets deeply involved in, there is still amazing and spooky goings-on dotted… Read more

KidsKorner – August 18, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on August 18, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

KidsKorner – August 11, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on August, 11, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

KidsKorner – August 4, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on August 4, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.