Kaiserslautern Day Tripper Weekend Edition Feb 21-25

***Feb 21-25, 2020***

Lent starts next Wednesday, so you know what that means… CARNIVAL🎉!! If you want to do it BIG😱, then you’ll need to check out Germany’s main event in Cologne. But if local is big enough for you🤗, here are a few Fasching events, and other stuff, you may want to check out.

We went all the way out to Fat Tuesday for this Weekend Edition, since Monday and Tuesday will have the best events. If you are ready to get this party🥂 started, then this post is FOR YOU!!

We’ll be in Wiesbaden supporting our cheerleader🎀 at the Euros Championship this weekend. If you see us around, you know what to do👋.

Los geht’s.

—FEATURED EVENTS—

Every where you look, there will be Fasching and Carnival events until Tuesday. Here are our picks, as well as a few other events you may want to check out.

*Rose Monday Parade in Mainz (Feb 24)💥

You don’t have to go all the way to Cologne for a parade, Mainz is also a well known city for it’s Carnival celebration. It’s an easy drive or train ride!

https://facebook.com/events/s/rosenmontagszug-2020-mainz/140523609960686/?ti=cl

*Ramstein Carnival Parade (Feb 25)💥

Enjoy all the fun, and never have to leave the local area!

https://facebook.com/events/s/carnival-parade-ramstein/976749566031316/?ti=cl

*Frankenthal Carnival Parade (Feb 22)💥

Looking for traditional carnival celebration on Saturday, head over to the town of Frankenthal to see the festivities!

https://facebook.com/events/s/fastnachtsumzug-frankenthal-20/2457202177883672/?ti=cl

*Otterberg Kinderfasching (Feb 23)💥

https://www.otterberg24.de/otterberg-heute/veranstaltungen/kinderfasching/

*Grünstadt Carnival Parade and After Party (Feb 25)💥

https://facebook.com/events/s/grunstadter-fasnachtsumzug-mit/2522128531442118/?ti=cl

*Heidelberg Carnival Parade (Feb 25)💥

They take pride in being one of the oldest parades in Europe!

https://facebook.com/events/s/heidelberger-fastnachtszug-202/269315560626071/?ti=cl

*Fasching Party 2020 Dansenberg (Feb 22)💥

Head to the Kaiserslautern neighborhood of Dansenberg to dress up and dance on Saturday night. Pay €10 at the door.

https://facebook.com/events/s/fasching-2020-eine-reise-durch/592767364633582/?ti=cl

*FC Kaiserslautern vs FSV Zwickau (Feb 22)⚽️💥

https://facebook.com/events/s/1-fc-kaiserslautern-fsv-zwicka/166153551329373/?ti=cl

*Ramstein Indoor Sprint Triathalon (Feb 22)💥

https://facebook.com/events/s/ramstein-indoor-sprint-triathl/1422514004596769/?ti=cl

*Show Me What You Got! Kaiserslautern (Feb 22)💥

Talent show at the Kaiserslautern. Advertised to English speakers.

https://facebook.com/events/s/show-me-what-you-got-kaisersla/587876085292093/?ti=cl

*KMC Onstage Footloose The Musical (Feb 21-23)

https://facebook.com/events/s/footloose-the-musical/1503729129803136/?ti=cl

—MORE Fasching and Karneval Events—

There are so many Fasching and Carnival events this weekend. Some are free, but many require tickets. If you see 🎫, make sure you check the link for tickets before you head out.

*Alzey Kinderfastnacht (Feb 22)💥

https://facebook.com/events/s/kinderfastnacht-2020/501867180414571/?ti=cl

*Mainzer Kniepenfastnacht (Feb 22)🎫💥

Pub crawl Fasching in Mainz

https://facebook.com/events/s/mainzer-kneipenfastnacht-2020/2797824546924202/?ti=cl

*Marktfaasend und Rathausturm Saarbrücken (Feb 22)💥

https://facebook.com/events/s/marktfaasend-und-rathaussturm/198619921318933/?ti=cl

*Mainz Fastnachtsingen vor dem Dom (Feb 22)💥

Saturday evening singing and festivities in front of the Cathedral

https://facebook.com/events/s/1-mainzer-fastnachtssingen-vor/481232529465785/?ti=cl

*Prinzgarderball Mainz (Feb 22)🎫💥

https://facebook.com/events/s/prinzengardeball-2020/2793878373995512/?ti=cl

*Fasnachts Fete Mannheim (Feb 22)🎫💥

https://facebook.com/events/s/fasnachts-fete/602422920293183/?ti=cl

*TVM Kinderprunksitzung Morlautern (Feb 22)💥

https://facebook.com/events/s/tvm-kinderprunksitzung-2020/1500143496816896/?ti=cl

*Kinderfasching in Erlenbach (Feb 25)💥

https://facebook.com/events/s/kinderfasching-in-erlenbach/2233131093648820/?ti=cl

—OTHER EVENTS—

*Winterlichter Luisenpark (Jan 18-Feb 23)

https://www.luisenpark.de/node/4220

*KL on Ice / Ice Skating in Kaiserslautern (until Feb 16)

https://kl-on-ice.de

—BRRR… INDOOR ACTIVITIES—

With ALL the fun events going on this weekend, you REALLY want indoor recommendations? Nothing new, but here they are…

*Bosiland

https://www.bosiland.de/

https://www.facebook.com/bosiland/

*World of Fun Zweibrücken

https://www.facebook.com/wofzw/

https://www.wof-zw.de/

*World of Gleamgolf Kaiserslautern

https://www.world-of-gleamgolf.de/kaiserslautern/gleamgolf-kaiserslautern-spielen

*FUN PARK Kaiserslautern

https://www.facebook.com/FUNPARKKl/

*Dynamikum Science Museum Pirmasens

https://www.facebook.com/dynamikum/

*Gondwana Pre-historic Museum

https://www.gondwana-das-praehistorium.de/de/

*Rulantica Waterpark at Europa Park

https://www.europapark.de/en/rulantica/rulantica-new-indoor-water-world

*K-D Rhine River Cruise

https://www.k-d.com/en/cruises/kd-winter-timetable-middle-rhine

—WINTER FUN!!—

**Below are two indoor ski areas open year-round.

*Snowhall Amneville (France)- 1.5hrs

https://snowhall-amneville.fr

*Snow World Landgraaf (The Netherlands)- 3hrs

https://www.snowworld.com/en

**Below are a few outdoor ski areas. Make sure you check ski conditions before heading out there.

*Skiliftkarussell Winterberg- 3hrs

https://www.skiliftkarussell.de/en/

*Skigebiet Feldberg- 3hrs

https://www.liftverbund-feldberg.de

*Ski Resort La Bresse Hohneck- 3hrs

https://en.labresse.net/ski-resort-la-bresse-hohneck.html

—FREE WALKING TOURS—

Remember that most of the guides are free-lancers and college students, so don’t forget to tip!! Almost all tours run daily.

*Free Walking Tour Luxembourg

https://twentytour.com/free-walking-tour-luxembourg

*Free Walking Tour Heidelberg

https://www.freetour.com/heidelberg/heidelberg-free-walking-tour

*Amazing Strasbourg Free Tour

https://www.freetour.com/strasbourg/amazing-strasbourg-free-tour

*Frankfurt Free Tour

https://www.freetour.com/frankfurt/frankfurt-free-alternative-tour

*Cologne Free Tour

https://www.freetour.com/cologne/cologne-free-walking-tour

*Free Walking Tour of Stuttgart

https://www.cyhitours.com/tours/english-tours/stuttgart-free-walking-tour

https://www.facebook.com/CYHITfreewalkingtourstuttgart/

*Free Walking Tour Mannheim

They do it in either German or English based off of participants, but I would contact them first.

https://freewalkingtourmrn.jimdofree.com

https://www.facebook.com/freewalkingtourmannheim

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