What's up weekend: Bavaria and Stuttgart May 25-27
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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 25-27, Hilpolstein
See fire eaters, jugglers, nobles on horseback and much more during Hilpolstein’s medieval festival. Located at the castle ruins, this festival is fun for the whole family with jousting tournaments, sword fights and concerts. Tickets are 6 euros for adults. Open Friday from 6 p.m. to midnight, Saturday 11 a.m. to midnight and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Fortress Rocks 2018
May 26, Kronach
Enjoy the annual punk, ska and rock festival which includes national and international music starts. Headlining this year’s festival is Millencolin, one of the most well-known skate punk bands. The festival is located in the Rosenberg Fortress. Tickets are 23.20 euros.
Through May 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.
Through May 28, Erlangen
Experience one of Germany’s oldest beer festivals, dating back to 1755. The mountain beer is served in stone mugs that are annually designed and used as collectibles. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Open at 9:30 a.m. on Sundays and public holidays. Family day is May 24 with discounts for children until 8 p.m.
Wandel-Lust Wine Hike
May 26, Stuttgart
Walk along the enchanted paths between Rohracker and Wangen for 2.5 miles while learning about 800 years of wine growing history. Included in the tour are two white or red wine tastings, water and a snack. Additional wine is available for purchase at the Weinberghausle of KSK Vintage Winery. Cost is 25 euros per person. More information will be available after you have booked.
Danish String Quartet
May 26, Ludwigsburg
As part of the Ludwigsburg Festival that runs through July 21, the Danish String Quartet will perform on Saturday, May 26 at 8 p.m. This quartet features folk music with Scandinavian roots that portrays a “blazing lust for life.” Tickets can be purchased online and range from 19 to 41 euros.
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!