Interesting Traditions of German Festivals

Germany is an abode of lovely old cathedrals and electrifying festivals. Friendly locals, fascinating culture, and great beer attract a plethora of tourists to Germany every year. A land of amusing festivals, Germany will make you fall in love with its traditions. If you are planning to attend German festivals, then you ought to know the traditions that are followed by the locals. And, here is a curated list of the most interesting traditions of German festivals that will make you pack up right away and leave!

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Karneval in Cologne

Karneval festival has been celebrated for the past 190 years. It is a wacky costume party that includes lively street parades. Being an old festival, Karneval is considered a traditional one and the whole crowd gets all decked up in vibrant costumes. You can attend the traditional music, dance and live performances at this festival.

Date: 11th Feb - 17th Feb 2021

Cannstatter Volksfest in Stuttgart

Stunning horse-drawn brewery wagons, traditional costumes, street parades and marching bands rule the celebrations of Cannstatter Volksfest in Stuttgart. You can be a part of the traditions and enjoy German beers and wines along with the parades.

Date: 24th Sept - 10th Oct 2021

Wurstmarkt in Bad Dürkheim

Wurstmarkt is a folk festival and dates back to the 12th century. Germans are crazy about wine and wurst. Relishing wine and sausages is the main tradition of this festival. Attend this festival while you are in Germany and if you are a fan of sausages and wine.

Date: 17th Sept - 20th Sept 2021

‘The Rhine in Flames’ in Bonn

The Rhine is a famous river in the town of Bonn in Germany. Every year the river is in flames as the locals organise a fireworks show. This tradition of watching fireworks is a part of the German culture, and it is a family ritual for the locals.

Date: 11th Feb - 17th Feb 2021

Oktoberfest in Munich

The famous Oktoberfest in Munich is an event that lures a lot of beer lovers every year. In Germany, drinking beer is a tradition that is followed by all locals. You can be a part of these traditions by attending the Oktoberfest in Munich.

Date: 18th Sep - 4th Oct 2021