September events in Frankfurt

Updated 1st September 2017. Also check the following link for festivals within Frankfurt and local surrounding areas.

Until 8 Sept - Frankfurt Rheingauer Weinfest A wine festival hosting a huge variety of Rheingau wine producers along the Fressgass' (Große Bockenheimer Straße).  This link offers some basic tips about German grape varieties and wines.

1 - 5 Sept - Berger Markt, Bergen-Enkheim. Starting on Friday at 7pm, however the market truly gets going on Saturday.

2 Sept - Plant Market at Hessen Park. Entrance fee 8€, and you have access to the whole park. Worth a day out!

3 Sept - Newcomer's Festival at the Römerberg. The town hall opens it's doors and hosts a day of events to welcome newcomers to Frankfurt. If you have just relocated to the city, this is a great event to attend.

8 - 17 Sept - Autumn Dippemess, Frankfurt Ratsweg. Fair rides and fun for all the family, starting 2pm.  Take the U7 to Eissporthalle.

10 Sept - Lauf für Mehr Zeit, (Benefit Run) A charity fun run with stalls and entertainment at the Opernplatz.

15 - 1 7 Sept - Gartenfest Schloss Wolfsgarten, Langen. A must for gardening enthusiasts. Entrance 14€.

15 - 17 Sept - Wine Market, Seligenstadt. Starting on Friday evening, throughout the weekend the old town is beautifully lit up in celebration of the wine fest. 

16 - 17 Sept - Rumpenheimer Kunsttage, Rumpenheim has a community of artists who throw open their doors to visitors. It's a great weekend centred around the Rumpenheim Schloss (Travel requires a car or a bike, or a 3km walk across pretty countryside from Arthur-von-Weinberg-Steg (Tram nr. 11)

16 - 24 Sept - The IAA Motor Show, Frankfurt Messe. This is the largest auto-mobile fair in the World and an absolute bargain at 14€. Special events, vintage cars. A great day out even if your not a car enthusiast!

21 - 23 Sept - Harvest Festival, Frankfurt Roßmarkt. From 10am - 8pm. Lots for the family to enjoy, and of course some food and drink!

30 Sept - 3 Oct - Orchid Exchange, Frankfurt Palmengarten. Sales of orchids and advice from the German Orchid farms. Entrance fee 7€

October events in Frankfurt

8 Oct - Harvest Festival, Bad Homburg. The Harvest festival is hosted along Louisastraße and stores will be open from 1pm until 6pm.

14 - 15 Oct - The Frankfurt Book Fair, Frankfurt Messe. The Worlds biggest book fair. Open to the public on Saturday and Sunday. Use this link for ticket prices and more details.

20 - 22 Oct - Federweisser Days, Rüdesheim An opportunity to try the fresh new wine up from the local vintners. Don't forget to compliment the wine with the traditional onion cake! Hosted over two weekends! Click on this link for more information about Federweisser

21 - 22 Oct.  Harvest Fest, Kronberg, from 1pm-5pm. Hosted up at the Kronberg castle, with stalls and entertainment for the family. Entrance 3€

20 - 27 Oct.  Federweisser Days, Rüdesheim - see post above dated Oct 20 - 22 and for more information about

27 - 28 Oct - Römer Open Day - Frankfurt town hall opens it's doors to the public and events are held on the Römerberg.  This is the events brochure link.

25 - 29 Oct - The 48th German Jazz Festival, hosted here in Frankfurt.  Events being held at the Alte Oper, hr Sendesaal and Monsumturm. See linked program for more details.

29 Oct - Frankfurt Marathon. With events hosted all along the route, starting at Opernplatz and finishing at the Festhalle. Expect road closures, see link for more details.

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 -  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.  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 on two sites, on alternate Saturdays. 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 Matinee, Frankfurt Kaiserdom. (Frankfurt Cathedral) Monthly recitals on a Saturday, starting at 12:30 - free entrance, donations welcome.
19.08.2017 - Bjanka Ehry
09.09.2017 - Andreas Boltz
07.10.2017 - Peter Schaefer
04.11.2017 - Andreas Boltz
09.12.2017 Andreas Boltz

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

30th September & 28th October - 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!