Business, culture, street festivals: FrankfurtRhineMain has a lot to offer. We show you where you can best get to know the region and the special events it offers, and what you must most certainly not miss.
Rheingau Music Festival, 23 June – 1 Sept. 2018
Classical music in the vineyards: The Rheingau Music Festival with over 150 concerts is one of Europe’s largest music festivals. Castles, monasteries and keeps provide the stage for the international musicians who play Classical masterpieces, not to mention Jazz and World Music. This year the festival comes under the motto of “Friendship”.
Brothers Grimm Festival, Hanau, May 11 – July 29, 2018
Once upon a time: Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm were born in Hanau in 1785 and 1786 respectively. In honour of the famous storytellers the Brothers Grimm Festival is this year being held for the 34th time. Nestling between the River Main and the castle, the amphitheatre in Philippsruhe Park is the ideal location. “Sleeping Beauty”, “The Fisherman and his Wife”, “The Frog Prince”, “The Princess and the Pea”, “Kaspar Brandner and Eternal Life” and Goethe’s “The Sorrows of Young Werther” will all be performed, the first two as musicals.
Museumsuferfest Frankfurt, August 24, 2018 – August 26, 2018
Every year over the last weekend of August the City of Frankfurt celebrates the Museumsuferfest along the River Main. This fascinating event is a blend of life by the water and culture. The museums stay open until late at night, and along the banks of the river there is an extremely wide range of stage events, and the numerous food stands serve delicacies from all over the world. A huge fireworks display in front of the skyline traditionally brings the festival to a close.
Burgfestspiele Bad Vilbel, May 5, 2018 – Sep. 9, 2018
A historical setting: In the ruins of the medieval moated castle on the banks of the River Nidda culture vultures enjoy a broad spectrum of contemporary plays and musicals. This year’s program includes: the musical “La Cage aux Folles”, the musical comedy “Maria, ihm schmeckt‘s nicht”, and the comedies “Untouchables” and “Out of Control”. Over 100,000 spectators are expected to attend the performances on the open-air stage.