Events in Friedrichshafen and its vicinity

Friedrichshafen’s cultural program has about 300 events per year – from the “Seehasenfest” to the local Carnival, from the festival under canvas with artists from all over the world to the Lake Constance Festival.

Sideshow at Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen - Game of Drones

from 07. June till 03. November 2019

Drones are increasingly determining our everyday lives: they are used for surveillance, journalism and agriculture. In combination with artificial intelligence, they are considered the most important war technology since the invention of the atomic bomb.

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Fish weeks at the Lake Constance

from 09. September till 06. October 2019

During the fish weeks 15 restaurants will serve a 3-course-menu with Lake Constance fish. In addition the classic types the cooks also present very new and surprising fish creations.

Apple weeks at Lake Constance

from 21. September till 13. October 2019

At the lake Constance in autumn everything circles around apples. Every year over 250.000 tonnes of apples are harvested. The apple weeks give a behind the scenes look in the work of the fruit growers. Many villages invite you to learn more about the apple.

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Fondue enjoyment on Lake of Constance

from 26. October till 23. November 2019

Fondue is part of the cold season like warm jackets and thick gloves. But you have certainly never enjoyed Fondue on the lake. The Bodensee Schifffahrt Betriebe offers fondue pleasure with lake view on the boat from October to February. More information can be obtained here:

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Lindau: Funfair on the island

from 08. November till 11. November 2019

Directly on the shores of Lake Constance, the Lindau funfair takes place. More than 60 fun and snack shops delight visitors from near and far. Another highlight is the „Krämermarkt“, which runs through the city center with more than 170 stalls. A colorful mix of folk festival, amusement park and market activity.

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Lindauer Hafenweihnacht

from 21. November till 15. December 2019

The Lindau harbour Christmas is more than just a Christmas market. The Christmas-decorated market stalls, the atmospheric music and the fairytale forest conjure up a particularly festive atmosphere and sweeten the waiting for the Christ child.

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Christmas Market Friedrichshafen 2019

from 29. November till 22. December 2019

Christmas magic fills the cosy village huts on the Friedrichshafen Buchhornplatz, next to the Zeppelin Museum directly on the shore of Lake Constance. The market, with its life-size crib and panoramic view of the lake, is ideal for strolling, enjoying and shopping.

Opening hours:

Monday to Thursday 12:00 noon till 08:00 p.m.
Friday to Sunday 12.00 noon till 08.00 p.m.

Text & Photo: Stadt Friedrichshafen

Landesgartenschau 2020 in Überlingen

from 23. April till 18. October 2020

Überlingen celebrates a garden party throughout the summer of 2020. About 3000 events like concerts, musicals, comedy shows and much more will take place in the Picturesque town on Lake Constance.

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Seehasenfest Friedrichshafen

from 16. July till 20. July 2020

The “Seehasenfest” is a traditional festival taking place at the lakefront of Friedrichshafen. Special highlight is the firework on Saturday and the peagent on Sunday.

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Bregenzer Festspiele

from 22. July till 23. August 2020

This year you can experience for the second time Guiseppe Verdi's rousing and eerily beautiful masterpiece Rigoletto.

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