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Seasonal Events and Festivals in Germany

Get the most out of your time in Germany and find out what German events and festivals are happening during your visit. You'll discover that there is much more going on than just Oktoberfest; there are local city fests throughout the summer, wine festivals in fall, Christmas markets in winter, and carnival parades in early spring. This page also gives you information about art, music and film festivals in Germany.
  1. Events Month by Month (12)
  2. German Christmas Markets (11)
  3. Oktoberfest in Munich (14)

2011 FIFA Women's Soccer World Cup Germany
Guide to the nine German cities that host the 2011 Women's Soccer World Cup.

Happy Birthday, Richard Wagner
In 2013, Germany celebrates Richard Wagner's 200th birthday; Here are the best special events, including concerts and exhibitions, to commemorate the German composer.

The Best Festivals in Germany
Overview of the best festivals and events in Germany in 2010.

German Wine Festivals
List of some of the best wine festivals in Germany, from the largest wine event in the world, to local festivals in charming villages.

Germany's Best Festivals in Summer
Best of Germany's summer festivals, including music festivals in Germany, colorful street festivals, and art festivals.

Christmas in Germany
Find out how Germany celebrates the holiday season, from Christmas markets, to German Christmas traditions, recipes and events during the holiday season.

Guide to the New Year's Eve Party in Berlin
Visitor's Guide to the New Year's Eve Party at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, the biggest open-air New Year's Eve celebration in the world.

Easter in Germany
Find out how Easter is celebrated in Germany and learn about German Easter traditions and customs.

Celebrate Carnival in Germany - Karneval, Fasching
Want to join the carnival parades and costume balls in Germany? Find out when, where, and how carnival is celebrated in Germany.

Berlin International Film Festival in February
Event profile of the Berlin International Film Festival, which takes place every February in Berlin.

Oberammergau Passion Play 2010
Guide to the 2010 Passion Play in Oberammergau, which takes place every ten years; including dates of the performances, history about the play, fascinating facts about the production, and Oberammergau travel tips.

Frankfurt Book Fair
Profile of the Frankfurt Book Fair, including information on dates, opening hours, directions, tickets, and Frankfurt travel tips.

Carnival of Cultures - Berlin's Multicultural Summer Festival
Information on Berlin's Carnival of Cultures, an open-air summer festival and street parade.

World Championships in Athletics in Berlin in 2009
Berlin is host to the 12th World Championships in Athletics in August 2009. Learn all about this mega sports events and get helpful visitor's tips.

Easter Services in Germany 2009
Find out when and where to attend a traditional Easter service in Germany.

Easter in Germany - Dates
Find out when to celebrate Easter in Germany; Easter Dates in Germany for 2009, 2010, 2011, and beyond.

Carnival in Germany - Dates
Check out the carnival dates in Germany and join the colorful celebrations, street parades, and costume balls.

Top 10 Berlinale Film Festival Tips
Visiting the Berlin Film Fest? Make the most of your Berlinale with our tips.

German Holidays and Celebrations
Get an overview of the main German holidays, and read about traditions, rituals and food associated with these celebrations.

What Do You LIke to Do on New Year's Eve in Germany?
Share your recommendations and find out what other Germany travelers like to do in New Year's Eve.

Women's World Cup Germany 2011
Planning guide for the Women's World Cup 2011 in Germany, including dates, tickets, and info about Germany's world cup cities.

Where to go for St. Patrick's Day in Germany

Strong Beer Season in Munich

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