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10 Unmissable Events in Germany this September

10 Unmissable Events in Germany this September

Are you ready to dive into a month filled with exciting events across Germany? From traditional festivals to contemporary art celebrations, September promises a diverse array of activities for everyone. Whether you’re a sports enthusiast, an art lover, or someone who simply enjoys a good time, Germany has something special in store for you. In this article, is the list of 10 Unmissable events in Germany this September.

 1. Herbstvolkfest, Nuremberg (August 25th – September 10th)

Kick off September with the second largest folk festival in Bavaria after Oktoberfest. The Herbstvolkfest in Nuremberg offers a splendid experience for families. The festival boasts attractions like the Petersburg Sled Ride, the Hollywood Family Scooter, and thrilling rides such as the Wild Mouse XXL and the Roll Over with pyrotechnic effects. The program includes a Samba show, Punch and Judy theatre, vintage car parade, and a grand fireworks display above the Dozen Pond. Jobseekers can even participate in a unique apprentice speed-dating event on the Ferris wheel, a chance to connect with major regional employers.

 2. Rheingauer Weinmarkt, Frankfurt am Main (August 30th – September 8th)

Indulge your senses at the annual Rheingau Wine Market in Frankfurt. This beloved event showcases exquisite regional wines and has grown from a hidden gem to a must-visit attraction. With over 600 wines available for tasting and numerous food stalls offering traditional and international snacks, this event is a treat for wine enthusiasts and foodies alike.

 3. Dippemess im Herbst, Frankfurt am Main (September 8th – 17th)

Experience the lively atmosphere of one of the largest and oldest folk festivals in the region. The Dippemess in Frankfurt is famous for its traditional rides, games, and food stalls. From classic carousels and Ferris wheels to modern thrill rides, there’s something for visitors of all ages to enjoy.

 4. Tag des offenen Denkmals, Cologne (September 9th – 10th)

Unlock the city’s hidden treasures during the Open Monument Day in Cologne. Over 150 locations will open their doors, providing access to public buildings, historic structures, green spaces, and more. Explore Cologne’s rich history through a variety of events, but remember that some require registration due to high demand.

 5. Invictus Games, Düsseldorf (September 9th – 13th)

Witness the inspirational Invictus Games in Düsseldorf, where veterans impacted by war compete in various sports. This event, founded by Prince Harry, brings together athletes from around the world to compete in 10 different sports, including athletics, swimming, cycling, and powerlifting. The “Invictus Village” offers cultural and social activities for athletes and visitors alike, and tickets to the sporting events are free of charge.

 6. Rhein in Flammen, Oberwesel and St Goar (September 9th and 16th)

Experience the magic of the “Rhine in Flames” festival as illuminated castles, boat processions, and stunning fireworks transform the Rhine River. The towns of Oberwesel and St. Goar will host this enchanting event, offering visitors a unique opportunity to enjoy illuminated ship rides and breathtaking views of the illuminated Rhine shores.

 7. Berlin Art Week (September 13th – 17th)

Celebrate contemporary art in the heart of Berlin during the annual Berlin Art Week. Immerse yourself in a week-long celebration featuring exhibitions, art fairs, performances, and discussions. With both established and emerging artists showcasing their work, this event is a vibrant platform for engaging with Berlin’s dynamic art scene.

 8. Oktoberfest, Munich (September 16th – October 3rd)

Don’t miss the world’s largest beer festival, Oktoberfest, in Munich. Despite its name, this iconic event actually begins in September. After its cancellation in previous years, Oktoberfest is back and expected to attract millions of visitors. Indulge in beer, historical rides, live music, and a lively atmosphere that’s unmatched.

 9. Reeperbahn Festival, Hamburg (September 20th – 23rd)

Hamburg’s St. Pauli district comes alive with music and art during the Reeperbahn Festival. Discover a diverse lineup of musical acts spanning various genres, along with art installations, workshops, and discussions. Whether you’re a music enthusiast or industry professional, this festival provides an opportunity to engage with emerging talents and established artists.

 10. Cannstatter Wasen, Stuttgart (September 22nd – October 8th)

End the month with the Cannstatter Volksfest, also known as the Wasen, in Stuttgart. Experience Europe’s largest fair, featuring an array of fairground rides and attractions. Join the festival parade, where elaborately decorated brewery wagons and traditional groups march through the historic streets, culminating in the Wasen.

With these incredible events spanning throughout September, Germany offers a diverse range of experiences that cater to various interests and preferences. Whether you’re a wine connoisseur, an adventure seeker, an art aficionado, or simply looking for a good time, Germany’s got you covered. Mark your calendar, embrace the spirit of the season, and make the most of these 10 unmissable events in Germany.

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