Germany has its own Thanksgiving celebration called “Erntedankfest”. In many Germany communities festivities include parades with floats and marching bands.
Chestnut season is coming up! Thanks to a wide area of edible chestnut trees between the palatine forest and southern Weinstraße, everything in the Trifelsland region will be chestnut themed… Read more
Join the family fun at Stuttgart’s 77th Frühlingsfest for carnival rides and games, beer tents, live music, food, fireworks, a hot air balloon show and much more.
The Wine Fest in Bernkastel has a carnival for kids, lots of food, wine and beer for the adults and fireworks. Mark your calendar for next September.
Eltville hosts each summer an annual Sekt Festival, showcasing its regional and delicious sparkling wine and more. Mark your calendar for next year’s event!
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
For a fun and different Fasching experience, head to the Schramberg Fastnacht Boat Race and Parade this February 7!
Pumpkins, apples, leaves falling, scarf and boot season…these are a few of my favorite things! I love autumn and what better way to kick it off than at the Appel… Read more
I immediately think of Mary Poppins when someone says that phrase. This fall I went to one of the many kite festivals in Baden-Württemberg (BW) and what fun! Luckily, we… Read more
If NYC’s Greenwich Village and Wiesbaden, Germany collided, it would create: The Wiesbaden Folklore Fest. Held at the Wiesbaden Schlachthof during the last weekend of August, the Folklore Fest brings… Read more
I know, I know…another wine fest! But, this isn’t just any wine fest. This is the Mother of all Wine Fests. This is to Wine what Oktoberfest is to Beer…. Read more
A trip to greet family from the Frankfurt Hbf last weekend turned into an afternoon of fest food, rides, and beer; an all too common occurrence for a fall afternoon… Read more
Almost every weekend you can find a fest somewhere in Germany. This article will shed light on some celebrations and explain the different types of fests.