Events in Frankfurt - updated monthly
(Updated 30.05.2019) The festivals are up and running. Scroll down to July for a link to a listing of festivals in and around the region. There’s lots going on! For more ideas check out the Frankfurt Feste & Events page.
June events in Frankfurt
Until 02 June - Wine Festival , Bad Homburg. Hosted along the main pedestrian high street.
1 - 2 June - Bergenstraßen Fest, Frankfurt. Between Bettmannpark and Höhenstraße various stalls with arts and crafts, food, and drinks on sale.
07 - 16 June - Bad Soden Weintage, Alte Kurpark. If the weather is good, it's worth a trip to Bad Soden (take the S3 S-bahn). Weinfest daily from 5pm (or from 3.30pm at the weekends) and closes at midnight. Last train back into Frankfurt 22:20!
08 - 11 June - Wäldchestag, Frankfurt Stadtwald. Funfair in the woods. Take the tram (21) or bus (61) to tram stop “Am Oberforsthaus”. Entertainment: fair rides, bands, beer and food, starts at midday until the early hours."
12 June - JP Morgan run. Starting at 7pm from Opernplatz (by the Old Opera House)
15 - 16 June - Schweizer Straßenfest. Bands playing and food and drink stands along the Schweizer Straße late into the evening.
26 June - 05 July - Opera Square Festival (Opernplatz) A festival of music, food and drinks in the heart of Frankfurt.
Throughout the summer - Special exhibits at Hessen Park. Entrance fees apply. Hessen Park is a must for anyone interested in old German buildings. Here in the park, buildings dating back across various centuries have been lovingly restored - see the link for more details.
July events in Frankfurt
Check out the blog entry for Festivals in and around Frankfurt for a comprehensive list of things happening, up until October, here in Frankfurt!
Farmer's Markets in Frankfurt
Frankfurt has some excellent weekly markets, many held in the city centre as well as the surrounding suburbs. For full details of market days, opening times and location use this link. The following is a list for city centre markets:
Mon to Sat - Kleinmarkthalle - 8am - 6pm (closes at 4pm on Saturdays). Located on Hasengasse. Closed on Sundays and public holidays!
Thursday - Konstablerwache farmer's market . On Konstablerwache, at the eastern end of the Zeil.
Friday - Schillermarkt farmer's market 9am - 6.30pm. Along Schillerstraße, very close to the Old Stock Exchange.
Friday - Flower market 9am - 6pm on Liebfrauenberg, in the city centre.
Saturday - Konstablerwache farmers market 8am - 5.00pm. On Konstablerwache, at the eastern end of the Zeil.
Frankfurt Weekly Flea Market
The weekly flea market is hosted every Saturday at alternate sites: at Lindleystrasse (Osthafen) and along the south side of the River Main (between the Eisenersteg and Holbeinsteg). For full details and dates use this link.
Organ recitals in Frankfurt
Organ recitals at Frankfurt Kaiserdom (with entrance fee)
Once a month on Friday evenings the Cathedral hosts an organ recital, this link offers full details.
Organ recitals at St. Katharine's Church, Hauptwache, Frankfurt. Every Monday and Thursday, at 4.30pm, the church hosts a 30 minute recital by organist Martin Lücker. Free entrance. Other musical recitals and events are listed in this link.
Museum exhibitions in Frankfurt
SaTOURday is the last Saturday in the month when many of the city museums offer free entrance. This article has more information about SaTOURday and other museum offers.
All the Frankfurt museum exhibits, and special events, can be found using this link to the Kulturportal and the information is in English, too!
NB: Sixteen museums now offer free entrance to those 18 or under. A list of the museums can be found here!