Kaiserslautern

Wondering what to do this weekend? Check out these awesome events happening near you!
Living in Germany and looking to broaden your social connections? In addition to connecting with fellow U.S. citizens and English speakers from the host nation, it’s possible to cast one’s net a bit wider and tap into Germany’s thriving international community.
Even though we live where everyone dreams of vacationing, sometimes it can be hard finding things to do on the weekends. Here are some fun things to do in the  KMC that will fill your Saturday with joy and excitement for the whole family! 
Can’t seem to find a pet sitter around the holidays? Thinking of taking your dog with you? Don’t even know where to start? You’re in luck, today, we’ll be covering kennels in the Kaiserslautern area and a beautiful hotel made specifically for you and your dog!
Pumpkins are just as symbolic of fall across Germany as they are in the U.S. Naturally, we must celebrate the coming of autumn with commemorative festivals It just so happens that Germany is home to the largest pumpkin festival in the world in Ludwigsburg.
Tired of driving on unfamiliar roads? Planning your next three-day weekend getaway? Then relax and soak up the views of beautiful Europe as a passenger.
Love to fish? World-class fly-fishing, deep-sea fishing and “river monster” wrestling adventures await you. In fact, U.S. servicemembers who are outdoor enthusiasts can hunt, fish and shoot for sport as long as they gain the right training and certifications.
Living in the KMC and getting tired of movie nights and dinners as your evening plans? Sommernacht in Kaiserslautern is the perfect event to shake things up next weekend!
The Basics
It can be overwhelming to live in a different country with a different language and culture. But one of the blessings hidden in the chaos is the prospect of discovery.
Jazz Open Stuttgart
July 4-14 in Stuttgart
Headline acts performing at this year’s edition include Bob Dylan, Sting, Christina Aguilera & Aloe Blacc, Chick Corea and Bobby McFerrin.
It’s the summer season in Germany, the weekend is in sight, and it’s time to start planning. You’ve already decided your Saturday or Sunday outing should take you somewhere off base. As you narrow down your options, think about what you crave most in your down time:  A festive atmosphere?
Spins, curves, jumps and bumps — all while speeding down a mountain! Ever wonder what they do with ski slopes once the snow melts? They turn them into Sommerrodelbahns, translation: summer toboggan runs.
Living in Europe certainly has its perks — good food, exciting places to explore, a new language to learn. But let’s face it — if you’re the crafty type, we’ve all had those moments where we wish we could just swing by Michael’s or JoAnn Fabrics to pick up a few items.
When having my daughter, I had a relatively uncomplicated labor and delivery. The first two weeks felt pretty typical. We had some issues with breastfeeding and weight gain, but a wonderful lactation consultant at our hospital helped us get through those.
Kleinbrauermarkt / Brewer’s Market
May 3-5, Ulm
Some 14 regional brewers adhering to traditional methods showcase their potent wares next door to Ulm’s towering cathedral.
Spring has sprung and fest time is upon us. The festival season offers everything from the local village "Kerwe" to regional wine fests.