Was ist los in Franken? March 17, 2017

ANSBACH, Germany (March 17, 2017) – “Was ist los in Franken?” details off-post community events and activities occurring throughout Middle, Lower and Upper Franconia.

Herrieden Marktplatz (Photo: Tilmann2007)

Night owl flea market in Nürnberg
A flea market for night owls takes place at the Z-Bau (Frankenstr. 200) in Nürnberg March 17 from 6 p.m. until midnight. Food booths and DJ music entertain the visitors while shopping. People with extra energy can stay and celebrate at the after-show party. To learn more, visit Nachteulenmarkt

Foodtruck round-up in Schwabach
Food trucks gather in Schwabach Saturday, March 18 at the Marktplatz (Königsplatz) from noon to 7 p.m. To find out more, visit Foodtruck round-up

Discomania in Fürth
The Stadthalle Fürth will be site of a dance festival called Discoamania Saturday, March 18, starting at 8 p.m. Learn more about the event at Stadthalle

Easter egg market in Erlangen
Erlangen is hosting the International Easter Egg Market on March 18 and 19 in the Redoutensaal on Theaterplatz/ Wasserturmstr. 16. About 40 artists and hobby painters present their oval works of art, displaying traditional techniques of egg decoration. Opening times are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; to learn more, go to Ostereier Erlangen

Live music night in Schwabach
The annual “Schwabacher Kneipenfieber,“ a live music pub crawl, takes place in various locations  March 18, starting at 8 p.m. 14 bands and musicians will play different musical styles, like Blues, Country, Pop, Swing or Funk in 14 locations. Tickets and more information are available at the all participating locations.

Night Flea Market in Nürnberg
A night flea market takes place at PARKS Nürnberg (Berliner Platz 9) Friday, March 24, starting at 6 p.m. To learn more, visit Parks

Kneipenfestival in Dinkelsbühl
Dinkelsbühl’s annual pub festival with live music takes place March 25, starting at 8:30 p.m. One ticket buys access to all participating locations. To learn more, contact Touristik Service Dinkelsbühl (Altrathausplatz 14, Tel.: 09851-902440) or visit Kneipenfestival

Spring market in Herrieden
Herrieden is hosting a spring market downtown Sunday, March 26, starting at noon.

Easter market in Kammerstein
An Easter market takes place Sunday, March 26 inside the Sporthalle SV Kammerstein from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. downtown.

Open Sunday in Fürth
The city of Fürth is hosting an open shop Sunday and a spring market March 26 from 1to 6 p.m. To learn more, visit Open Sunday

Blues Days in Roth
The 26th “Rother Bluestage” are taking place in the city of Roth March 26 through April 2; international Blues musicians perform their music during different events and concerts at several locations. To learn more, visit Bluestage

Volksmarch hiking days
Volksmarches or “Internationale Wandertage” are a form of non-competitive physical fitness training, which takes the participants through some of the most beautiful landscapes in Germany.  The walking distance varies from 5 to 10 or 20 kilometer routes on scenic trails through forests, along rivers and lakes or around historic sites. There is no set start time, but a window of time for hikers to start the route, and finish it at their own pace. Trails are typically marked well along the way. Many trails are stroller-friendly and provide great opportunity to explore the countryside. After the walk the local hiking clubs usually offer food and drink in a hall or tent, sometimes even at a half-way point. Avid hikers can get a hiking passport stamped each place they participate, and many clubs reward their visitors with a small token. To learn more about hiking in Germany, visit DVV Wandern.

Volksmarch in Winkelhaid
A hiking day is scheduled for Winkelhaid (near Altdorf) March 18 & 19; distances to walk are 5, 10 and 20 kilometer.  Start on both days are 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dr. Dietmar Trautmann Sporthalle (Sportheim Straße 2, 90610 Winkelhaid). To learn more, visit Volksmarch Winkelhaid

Volksmarch in Eggolsheim
A hiking day is scheduled for March 25 & 26 in Markt Eggolsheim; distances to walk are 5 and 10 kilometers. Start 7 a.m. to noon at Eggerbach Halle (Josef Kolb Straße 10a, 91330 Eggolsheim). To learn more, visit Volksmarch Eggolsheim

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