What's up weekend: Bavaria and Stuttgart May 11-13

What's up weekend: Bavaria and Stuttgart May 11-13

by: Jessica Zen | .
Stripes Europe | .
published: May 07, 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:


May Fair
May 10-27, 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.

Every Minute Counts
May 12, Nuremberg

Listen to the classical sounds of the Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra during this concert featuring songs by Ernst von Dohnányi, Frédéric Chopin, Henryk Górecki and Ludwig van Beethoven. Concert begins at 8 p.m. at Meistersingerhalle. Tickets can be purchased online and begin at 27.73 euros.  

HAIR- The American Tribal Love Rock Musical
May 12, Munich

Celebrate a time of free love and flower power while enjoying this broadway hit at the Circus Crown. The show features American performers and begins at 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online and range from 32.85 to 59.45 euros.

The Barber of Seville
May 13, Nuremberg

Laugh at this iconic comic opera, presented in Italian with both German and English subtitles. First appearing on stage in 1818, the characters of Figaro, Rosina, Count Almaviva and many more continue to entertain audiences years later. The opera is at Staatstheater Nuremberg- Opera House at 7 p.m. Tickets are available online and range from 10.60 to 86.90 euros.

33rd DOK.fest 2018

Through May 13, Munich

Watch up to 154 films from 50 countries during Munich’s documentary festival. Hot topics include U.S. society beyond daily headlines and female role models. Times and locations vary. Tickets start at 9.50 euros and can be purchased online.


Ghost Walk
May 11, Stuttgart

Visit the Old Palace, Market Hall and Collegiate Church while listening to spooky tales of headless horsemen, ghosts and decapitation in English. Tickets are available at the beginning of the tour and are 15 euros for adults, 10 euros for children. The tour meets at the town hall by the statue of Stuttgardia and begins at 9:30 p.m.

Mother’s Day Special From My Heart Event
May 12-13, Sonnenbühl

Celebrate mom at the Easter Egg Museum. Starting Saturday between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. families can participate in free creative workshops. On Sunday every mother can choose a decorated egg as a present.

Spring Festival
Through May 13, Stuttgart

Enjoy a day family fun at the Stuttgarter Frühlingsfest. There will be rides, beer tents and a variety of food. Opening hours are Monday - Thursday, 12 p.m. to 11 p.m., Friday noon to midnight, Saturday 11 a.m. to midnight and Sundays 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

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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