Wiesbaden Easter markets and area events April 14-16
Looking for something to do in the Wiesbaden area? Here are some great Easter markets and events going on this weekend:
Wiesbaden Kinderfest, Egg Hunt and Freedom Run
April 15, Clay Kaserne, Wiesbaden
Celebrate the Month of the Military Child with a basketful of special events beginning at 10 a.m. with the annual Freedom Run in front of the Wiesbaden Fitness Center on Clay Kaserne, Bldg. 1631. Lace up for a 10-mile run, 5-kilometer fun run or children's half-mile race. Register by Wednesday, April 12 for the 10-mile run Cost for the 10-K is $15 and participants receive a free event T-shirt. Runners in the 5-K and children's run can sign up the day of the race, each are free.
Wiesbaden’s Kinderfest and Egg Hunt will be held at the fitness center, offering children's games, crafts, live DJ music and more from noon to 4 p.m. Immediately following Kinderfest is Disney Imagination Movers, an entertaining, interactive live musical act that encourages kids to “Reach high, think big, work hard, have fun." Doors open at 5 p.m. for the 6 p.m. show. Free food and refreshments will be offered while supplies last, so hop on over early.
Medieval Easter Market
Apriil 15-17, Mainz-Kastel
This spectacle of knights, falconry, horsemen, customary music and a fairy tale tent at the Reduit courtyard famously emulates the middle ages. More than 100 participants will demonstrate their trade while the revered Dalias-Lane has revelers jigging to their live Celtic sounds on Sunday, April 16 at 8:15 p.m.
Historic Easter Market
April 15-17, Loreley
The 10th annual traditional Medieval Easter Market takes place at the Loreley-Plateau this weekend. Dozens of artists and craftsmen will display their authentic works.
The Little City Train: THermine
All aboard for an enchanting sightseeing tour around the Hessen state capital. Hear stories about Wiesbaden’s Neolithic history, the famous “meadow baths”, and its grand architecture. This unique tour provides historic anecdotes as you visit impressive sites and residences of famous former inhabitants of this opulent metropolis on the Rhine River. Along the route, exit the train ride to visit the Greek chapel, which is a Russian-orthodox church, or journey 25 meters up the hill and into the 19th century on the Nerobergbahn mountain railway, the last of its type in Germany, then re-enter the train later on to continue the tour.