What's up weekend: Bavaria and Stuttgart June 16-18
Wondering what to do this weekend? We've got some great events in Bavaria and Stuttgart lined up for you! Here's what's up:
American Citizen Services Information and Passport Day
June 17, Munich
Has your U.S. passport expired? Renew it this Saturday while learning more about the services available to American families in Germany. Afterwards, kick back and enjoy an American-style cookout in the heart of Munich. The event is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
June 17, Geiselwind
Let loose at Geiselwind’s Heroes Festival. DJs and hip hop artists take over the Steigerwald natural reserve with non-stop music from 1 p.m. Saturday, June 17 to 5 a.m. Sunday morning. Tickets are still available online.
Old Town Festival (Altstadtfest)
June 17-18, Amberg
Amberg’s highly anticipated Altstadfest, or Old Town Festival, is considered the biggest event of the year. Enjoy live music, carnival rides and plenty of good food and beer. The party kicks off Saturday, June 17 at 6 p.m.
June 17-18, Hirschau
Get outdoors and enjoy a 5 or 10 kilometer hike through the beautiful hills of Hirschau. Participants who complete the course earn two complementary tickets for a ride on the thrilling Sommerroedelbahn at Monte Kaolino.
June 15-18, Stuttgart
This annual music festival at the Hofener Brüke is held in celebration of Corpus Christi. Attendees will enjoy live music from numerous chapels. If there’s good weather, don’t forget to check out the beer garden, which is adjacent to the hiking and bike trail. Admission into the festival is free.
After hours – Country & Western Night
June 17, Patch Barracks – Stuttgart
It’s the third Saturday of the month. That means it’s time strap on the cowboy boots and saddle up to The Backlot Bar for Country night. You can enjoy drinks with friends and brush up on those line dancing skills beginning at 9 p.m.
Le Mans at Zuffenhausen
June 17-18, Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen
In hour of the 24-hour long Le Mans car race, the Porsche Museum will be open for 33 hours (9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on June 18). The museum offers over 80 vehicles and a variety of small exhibits on the history of the vehicle and its creator, Professor Ferdinand Porsche. During this special opening, they will also have areas to view the race, racing simulators and more. Visit their website for admission costs.