Historical festivals

Rothenburg ob der Tauber during the “Imperial City Festival”

Imperial festival in Rothenburg ob der Tauber from 1st to 3rd September 2017 »

Experience the unique atmosphere of Rothenburg ob der Tauber during the “Imperial City Festival”. 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.

The Master Draught

Historical Festival Play "The Master Draught" in Rothenburg from 2nd to 5th June 2017 »

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.

Frundsberg Festival

Frundsberg Festival Mindelheim 2018 - A town reliving its medieval past »

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.

Tänzelfest - historical festival in Kaufbeuren from 13th to 24th July 2017 »

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.

Kinderzeche Dinkelsbühl - historic Festivals

Kinderzeche Dinkelsbühl - historic festival 14th to 23rd July 2017 »

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.

Drachenstich - historical festival

Drachenstich-Festspiele (Slaying of the Dragon) in Furth im Wald »

The Drachenstich (or Slaying of the Dragon) is a traditional folk spectacle held in Furth, Bavarian Forest from 4th until 20th August 2017.


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Frundsberg festival - market women © Frundsberg Festring Mindelheim e.V.