From international trade fairs to popular street festivals, there’s no shortage of exciting activities and events in Frankfurt.
Activities in Frankfurt
Frankfurt Book Fair
Every October, the city hosts the week-long Frankfurt Book Fair, where major companies present their latest publications – hundreds of thousands of guests from all over the world visit every year to explore the exhibition halls.
Car-lovers won’t want to miss the International Automobile Fair in Frankfurt. Every other year in September, the city hosts one of the most important international motor shows, with almost a million visitors from around the world at the exhibition.
Feeling festive? Frankfurt is a great destination for German Christmas markets. During December, the city comes alive with lights, decorations and markets filled with all kinds of festive food like pretzels, schnitzels, and bratwursts.
Celebrate Frankfurt’s famous drink at this popular German festival. Every August, locals and tourists alike come together to enjoy entertaining performances, exciting activities, and – of course – apple wine!
Culture-lovers looking for summer festivals in Germany won’t want to miss the Museumsuferfest, one of the most unique events in Frankfurt. Museums and galleries stay open late for visitors, and all kinds of food, drink and craft stalls pop up along the river Main.
From live music at the Römerberg to fairground rides and amusements, there’s something for everyone at Frankfurt’s Mainfest. Families and couples alike will love all the exciting cultural attractions on offer during this folk festival hosted in August.
Grüne Soße Festival, Dippemess, Opernplatzfest, Bergerstraßenfest, Freßgassfest, Rheingau Weinmarkt, Schweizer Straßenfest, Frankfurt Marathon, Winterlicher Palmengarten