What's up weekend: Bavaria and Stuttgart May 18-20

What's up weekend: Bavaria and Stuttgart May 18-20

by: Jessica Zen | .
Stripes Europe | .
published: May 14, 2018

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Wondering what to do this weekend? We've got some great events in the Bavaria and Stuttgart areas lined up for you! Here's what's up:

Bavaria

Erlangen Bergkirchweih
May 17-28, Erlangen

Experience one of Germany’s oldest beer festivals, dating back to 1755. The mountain beer is served in stone mugs that are annually designed and used as collectibles. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Open at 9:30 a.m. on Sundays and public holidays. Family day is May 24 with discounts for children until 8 p.m.

The Elvis Presley Show
May 18-20, Munich

Listen to hits from the 50’s and 60’s while Mark Summers performs the classics from Elvis Presley at the German Theater. Don’t miss “Hound Dog,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and many more. Shows begin at 8 p.m. Tickets are available online and range from 21.20 to 40.40 euros.

Weilheimer Volksfest
Through May 21, Weilheim

Enjoy a glass of beer while taking in the fresh mountain air at the Weilheimer Volksfest. Food, rides and family fun await you there! There are live bands and on Sunday there is live boxing.

May Fair
Through May 27, Regensburg

Celebrate Oktoberfest style without the crush of people. This festival in Regensburg has all the
Bavarian dishes, including sausages, pork, pretzels and of course, beer! Try a
regional favorite called Regensburger Knacker or knackersemmel, small sausages on a bread roll with mustard, gherkins and horseradish sauce. Festival rides add to the celebratory atmosphere.

Stuttgart

Opening of German-American Art Show
May 18, Bad Wimpfen

The German-American Art Show opening is on May 18 from 7-9 p.m. Through July 27, works from both amateur and professional German and American artists will be displayed at Bad Wimpfen’s city hall to bring art lovers together. The exhibits will include photography, fabric and digital art, paintings and sculptures. Open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to noon and Thursday 2-6 p.m. with free admission. Closed May 21 for Pentecost.

Final round of German Women’s Handball Cup
May 19-20, Stuttgart

Watch the best four teams battle it out for the title of champion during the DHB Cup meeting in the Porsche Arena. Saturday games start at 3 and 5:30 p.m. Sunday game for third place starts at 3 p.m. Tickets range from 15 to 27 euros and can be purchased online.

State Gallery Stuttgart celebrates 175 years of art
Through Aug. 26, Stuttgart

Enjoy the permanent collection and special exhibition for free to celebrate the State Gallery Stuttgart historic anniversary. View paintings, sculptures and other works of art ranging from the 14 to 21 century. Admission is free from noon to 6 p.m.

Be sure to check back next week to see what's up!

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