Historical festivals

Rothenburg ob der Tauber during the “Imperial City Festival”

Imperial festival in Rothenburg ob der Tauber from 7th to 9th September 2018 »

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 18th to 21st June 2018 »

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.

Landshut Wedding

“Landshut Wedding 1475” from June to July 2021 »

The former capital of Bavaria makes history come alive: In 2021 far more than 2000 citizens revive with enthusiasm the whole splendour of the late Middle Ages wearing costumes tailored true to the original.

Tänzelfest - historical festival in Kaufbeuren from 12th to 23rd July 2018 »

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 13th to 22nd July 2018 »

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 3rd until 19th August 2018.


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