What's Up: Weekend events Dec. 9-11

What's Up: Weekend events Dec. 9-11

by: Stacy Roman | .
Stripes Europe | .
published: December 07, 2016

Wondering what to do this weekend? We've got your weekend events throughout Europe lined up for you! Visit our Christmas Market Guide for holiday festivities in your area. Here's what's up this weekend:


Nativity Trail
Through Jan. 6, Bamberg

Gankino Circus
Dec. 8, Munich

Retro Classic Bavaria
Dec. 9-11, Nuremberg

Night of the Proms 2016
Dec. 9-11, Munich

Krampus Run
Dec. 11, Munich

Kaiserslautern & the Pfalz

Black & White Party
Dec. 9, Annweiler am Trifels

KMC Onstage presents: Shrek the Musical
Dec. 9-11, Kleber Kaserne, Kaiserslautern

The Pied Piper of Spamelin
Dec. 9-11, Ramstein Community Center, Ramstein AB

North Pole Kids’ Day Out
Dec. 10, Ramstein Youth Center, Ramstein AB

Santa Paws
Dec. 10, Ramstein Community Center, Ramstein AB

Christmas Market in the Forest
Dec. 10-11, Johanniskreuz

Dwarfed by towering evergreens, more than 70 eco-friendly and environmentally sustainable vendors will be offering handcrafted goods and delectable regional dishes.

Candy Cane Lane
Dec. 10-12, Ramstein Community Center, Ramstein AB


Le Panther Winter Villa Party
Dec. 9, Frankfurt

Dec. 9-11, Frankfurt

MTV’s Headbangers Ball Tour
Dec. 10, Frankfurt

Street Food Wintermarkt Wiesbaden
Dec. 10-11, Wiesbaden


José Feliciano
Dec. 8, Stuttgart

World Christmas Circus
Dec. 8-Jan. 8, Stuttgart

BrassBoomBäng Festival
Dec. 10, Stuttgart

SEMF Festival
Dec. 10, Stuttgart

A Christmas Carol (in English)
Dec. 11-13, Stuttgart

Night of the Proms
Dec. 13, Stuttgart

European Outdoor Film Tour
Dec. 13-14, Ludwigsburg

Around Germany

Pferd & Jagd
Dec. 8-11, Hannover

Zeughausmesse – Decorative Arts Fair
Dec. 8-11, Berlin

Nacht der Pferde
Dec. 9-10, Hannover

Tattoo Festival
Dec. 10-11, Berlin

Other European Locations


Advent Singing
Through Dec. 11, Salzburg

Alt Gnigl Krampus Run
Through Dec. 8, Salzburg

Rave on Snow
Dec. 8-11, Saalbach-Hinterglemm


Burning Ice Festival
Through Dec. 10, Brussels

Christmas Run 10K
Dec. 9, Brugge

International Wine & Gastronomy Fair
Dec. 9-11, Namur

Bastogne Memorial March
Dec. 10, Bastogne

Wine and Food Festival
Dec. 10-11, Vielsalm

Czech Republic

Dec. 7-10, Prague

Christmas Swing Dance Festival
Dec. 9-11, Prague


International Animation Festival
Through Dec. 11, London

Pig’s Ear Beer and Cider Festival
Dec. 5-9, London

Dec. 9-11, Birmingham

Ladies Kennel Association General Championship Dog Show
Dec. 10-11, Birmingham

Shrewsbury Winter Festival
Dec. 10-11, Shrewsbury


Nautic (International Boat Show)
Through Dec. 11, Paris

Festival of Lights
Dec. 8-11, Lyon

Each year around Dec. 8, artists from around the globe bathe the city of Lyon in breathtaking light shows. More than 70 illuminated art shows and performers will be on hand this year. In addition to the colorful dreamscape, enjoy fabulous Lyonnaise culinary delicacies at one of the many food vendors and restaurants.

Les Habits de Lumière
Dec. 9-11, Epernay

Chestnut Fair
Dec. 9-11, Bocognano

Rock on Ultimate
Dec. 9-11, Avoriaz


Yulefest Kilkenny
Through Dec. 18, Kilkenny

Fresh IFI Showcase
Dec. 7, Dublin

Handel's Messiah by Candlelight
Dec. 11, Wexford


Motor Show 2016
Through Dec. 11, Bologna

L’Artigiano in Fiera 2016 – Craft Fair
Through Dec. 11, Milan

Roma Fiction Fest
Dec. 8-11, Rome

Rally della Fettunta
Dec. 10-11, Chianti


Dec. 8, Esch Alzette

Art 3F
Dec. 8-11, Luxembourg City

The Netherlands

Masters of Lxry
Dec. 8-12, Amsterdam

Amsterdam Ice Sculpture Festival
Dec. 10-Feb. 5, Amsterdam

Bridges Run Rotterdam 15K
Dec. 11, Rotterdam


Watch Docs
Dec. 9-15, Warsaw


Purple Weekend Festival
Dec. 8-10, León


Songbird Festival
Through Dec. 17, Davos

Arosa Humor-Festival
Dec. 8-18, Arosa

Fete de la Escalade
Dec. 9-11, Geneva

Trying to get a jump on next week? Here are some events coming up this month. Be sure to check back next Wednesday for a full listing of what’s up!

New Year’s Ski Jumping
Dec. 30-Jan. 1, Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Green Day
Jan. 18, Mannheim

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