What's Up February Editor's Picks

by Mary Del Rosario
Stripes Europe

Fasching
Feb. 1-13, Munich

Grab your friends, don a fancy costume and celebrate Fasching the Bavarian way! During this celebration, 800 fancy balls will be held.

Mamma Mia
Feb. 8, Kaiserslautern

You don’t need to travel to London to see this Broadway hit! Get off your seat as you sing along to the hits of Abba!

Snow Patrol Concert
Feb. 8, Frankfurt

Get ready to put your lighters in the air as you sing along to “Chasing Cars.” The rock band will be performing at the Jahrhunderthalle in Frankfurt at 8 p.m. www.eventim.de

Cologne Carnival
Feb. 8-13, Cologne

Celebrate the “fifth season of the year” by wearing funny costumes and watching parades, eating food and drinking beer for Karneval.

Dirty Dancing Live
Feb. 12, Stuttgart

You’ve seen the movie, now watch the live performance held at the Porsche Arena in Stuttgart. Sing along to your favorites to this classic movie!

Nicki Minaj Concert
Feb. 21, Munich

The famous rapper will be performing at the Olympiahalle. The show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets can be bought online. 

Twenty One Pilots Concert
Feb. 24, Stuttgart

Come see the musical duo perform hits such as “Stressed Out” and “Heathens” at the Hans Martin Schleyer Halle in Stuttgart. The performance starts at 8 p.m. 

PLAN AHEAD: 
Stuttgarter Frühlingsfest 
April 21-May 13, Stuttgart 

Stuttgarter Frühlingsfest is Europe’s biggest spring festival! Enjoy rides, yummy food, beer and wine! Although it takes place a few months down the road, it’s best to start reserving hotel rooms, tables in beer tents and figuring out your transportation. Be sure to find proper attire for the fest, to include dirndls for women and lederhosen for men. 

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