Wiesbaden spring festival, Volksmarch and weekend events
April 21, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Expecting parents and those with children up to age four should attend this educational Baby Fair and Child Expo hosted by Wiesbaden's Family Advocacy Program at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center. Admission is free and no registration is required to utilize the many resources and community agencies on hand lending support to our growing families. Participants can interact with other new parents, learn what to expect during their child's infant to toddler years and access numerous support resources available to all families. Refreshments will be served and door prizes will be given away, including Ergobaby baby carriers, learning tablets, pack 'n plays, Boppy nursing pillows, tummy-time play mats, safety equipment, booster seats, toddler potties, educational books and more.
April 21 to 24
This colorful spring festival in Elsässer Platz will feature popular fairground rides, games of skill to win prizes, and bungee jumping. Savory and sweet treats will be available to visitors on the Alsatian Square. Celebrate their designated Family Day on Monday, April 24 to enjoy special rides and carousels for young children. Parking is limited, so consider taking the bus via line 2 or 14, direction Klarenthal.
Wiesbaden-Frauenstein “Cherry Blossom Walk”
The journey begins with an 8 a.m. departure from Alfred-Delp-Schule located at Alfred-Delp-Str. 53 in 65201. Plot your course among the 5 to 20 kilometer trails, venturing across moderately sized hills in wooded areas and through local villages. After walking the trails, consider playing a round of golf, hitting the range or just working on your short game at the nearby Wiesbaden Garrison’s Rheinblick Golf Course.
Visit the Hessenpark this Sunday then monthly throughout the year from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. This historic marketplace offers a wide selection of regionally grown, organic goods and baked delicacies as well as honey, cheese and meat products. The market itself is free; but you may also visit some of the museums in the square or feast on your bounty with a scenic picnic in the park. Museum admission costs 8 euros per adult and 2.50 euros per child.