Festivals for all generations

The townspeople cherish their celebratory culture and traditions. Conviviality, good atmosphere, lots of fun and most definitely one or two glasses of Nahe wine to relax and socialise for a few hours.

Events in Bad Kreuznach in 2018
Thursday, 8 FebruaryWomen' Carnival Day (Altweiberfastnacht)
Saturday, 10 FebruaryNarrefahrt - Foolsparade - Highlight of the carnival season in Bad Kreuznach. Grand carnival procession with imaginative parade floats
Sunday, 1 AprilHalf-day event with Easter bunnies in the extended Kurpark gardens. Big petting zoo, programm of hands-on acitivities, children's songwriter, open-air café
Saturday/Sunday, 21+22 AprilAutomobil Salon - International Auto Show
Wednesday, 9 May,Ladies Night- Shopping in the City until midnight
Sunday 15 MayInternational Museum Day- Visit the three museums of the city
Sunday, 27 MayBrass music day in the romantic Bad Münster Kurpark garden. All day open-air event with three brass bands - modern and symphonics
Friday-Saturday, 1-2 JuneWine festival at the Mühlenteich millpond: Bad Kreuznach wine estates stage a big wine tasting event in a stylish atmosphere against the picturesque backdrop of the bridge houses
Friday to Sunday, 15-17 JuneWine blossom festival in the wineries and vineyards where wine is served and the year's vintage can be tasted in a lot of Wineries and vineyards in Bad Münster am Stein-Ebernburg
Sunday, 17 JuneShanty choir day. All day open-air event in the Kurpark gardens with a total of five shanty and sailors’ choirs from five different regions of Germany..
Friday-Sunday, 27-29 JulyWine festival with winegrowers of the region in the Kurpark gardens below the rocky peaks of the Rheingrafenstein, opened by the Nahe wine queen. Extensive music and entertainment programme.
Sunday, 5 AugustChildren's culture day! Children to art! This event is a highlight and great fun for the kids in the Schloßpark gardens for years.
Sunday, 5 August24th Classic car show with jazz brunch. About 600 vehicles take part in the rally and can be admired on the banks of the Nahe river and in the extended Kurpark gardens. It is the biggest gathering of its kind in Rhineland-Palatinate with the best jazz on
Friday - Sunday, 10-12 AugustOpen wine cellars in Bad Münster am Stein-Ebernburg. There are floral decorated wineries, old vaulted cellars, live music and excellent Nahe wines to discover.
Thursday-Tuesday, 17-21 AugustJahrmarkt - the annual funfair. People flock in their hundreds to the biggest folk festival between the Nahe, Mosel, Rhine and Saar rivers, and enjoy an exhilarating five days of socialising and fun with friends.
Sunday, 26 AugustMagic gardens - BUND Garden Fair. Fair for garden and balcony owners in the Kurpark gardens of Bad Münster am Stein with activities, talks, exhibitions, etc.
Sunday, 26 AugustMuseum festival in the stone sculpture museum. All-day event with jazz brunch, guided tours of the museum and "Kids working with stone"-activity.
Friday-Sunday, 31 August - 2 SeptemberFischerstechen - water jousting spectacle. Jousting on the Nahe river! Teams spurred on enthusiastically by crowds on the riverbank. A lively folk festival on Roseninsel (Rose Island) with a varied entertainment programme.
Friday-Sunday, 14-16 September31st Medieval market with knight's tournament. Big medieval market in the old centre of Ebernburg. Craft fair with over 110 booths. More than a dozen music groups, minstrels and jesters everywhere, in alleys and taverns, processions and evening concerts. K
Saturday, 15 SeptemberBad Kreuznacher Bauernmarkt (Farmers' market): Its extensive selection of regional products and supporting programme with various activities make the Bauernmarkt a great event for the whole family.
1 November until 7 DecemberPuppet theatre festival: "Marionettisimo" - performances, guided tours, exhibition
Friday, 23 November to Sunday, 23 DecemberChristmas markets - Nikolausmarkt: The Eiermarkt square and the area around the Nikolauskirche (Church of St Nicholas) in the medieval historical quarter provide a perfectly charming setting for Bad Kreuznach’s Christmas market during Advent.
Saturday/Sunday, 1+2, 8+9, 15+16 DecemberOn the first three weekends of Advent, the Kurpark gardens are decorated with festive lighting and are the venue for the most romantic Christmas market of the Naheland region. Well over 100 booths plus varied entertainment programme.
Saturday, 1 DecemberChristmas-Shopping - looking for gifts in the city center until midnight

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