Experience the unique atmosphere of Rothenburg ob der Tauber during the “Imperial City Festival” (Sep 2- 4, 2016). The entire history of the town will be brought alive by approximately a thousand participants; each group represents a certain period or a special profession of past days.
Everyone, young and old, is familiar with the story of brave Mayor Nusch, who, with his legendary "Master Draught" saved the town from destruction and the councillors from the death sentence. Every Whitsun this event is recreated when hundreds of citizens dress up in period costume.
The Frundsberg Festival - every three years (29. 06 - 08.07.2018) the people of Mindelheim commemorate a great family, who took over the town and dominion of Mindelheim in 1467.
The former capital of Bavaria makes history come alive: In 2017 far more than 2000 citizens revive with enthusiasm the whole splendour of the late Middle Ages wearing costumes tailored true to the original.
Kaufbeuren is entirely taken over by the Tänzelfest festivities. This Children's Festival, supposedly founded by Emperor Maximilian I, Germany's last knight, during his official visit to Kaufbeuren in 1497, is the oldest of its kind in Bavaria.
For the past 100 years or so Dinkelsbühl has celebrated its delivery with a festival where the whole story is performed again. Even today the city continues to show its grateful appreciation for their help by giving coloured bags of sweets to all the children taking part in the procession.
The Drachenstich (or Slaying of the Dragon) is a traditional folk spectacle held in Furth, Bavarian Forest from 5th until 21st August 2016.