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.

Komm und See – Winzer Festival

from 06. July till 07. July 2018

The wines makers of the Bavarian part of the Lake of Constance invite you to the winemaker-festival “Come and See” to visit their vineyards and to enjoy culinary delicacies, music, culture and arts.

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Seehasenfest Friedrichshafen

from 12. July till 16. July 2018

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 18. July till 19. August 2018

Carmen returns to the lake stage for a second season; 19 July is the opening night. In its first run Georges Bizet’s opera was seen by over 193.000 people, more than either of the other two productions of the opera that have been put on at Bregenz since the festival was founded.

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from 23. July till 09. August 2018

By the Salem OPEN-AIRS you can enjoy great music in great castle atmosphere. Stars like Sting and the Scorpion come to visit the Festival this year.

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Wine festivals around Lake Constance

from 27. July till 09. October 2018

In late summer around the lake Constance the wine festival season starts. Many winegrowers invite you to taste their actual wines.

Lakeside Festival Langenargen

from 27. July till 30. July 2018

There's no better way to begin the summer holidays: The municipality of Langenargen treats its guests to a colourful, four days festival cocktail at the Lakeside Festival, which is held before an amazing backdrop of Lake Constance and the magnificent Alps.

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from 27. July till 05. August 2018

The “Kulturufer” is a big and colourful street performer and theatre festival taking place every summer at the Lakeside of Friedrichshafen.

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Meersburg Schlossplatz Open Air

from 01. August till 02. August 2018

In August the castle square of Meersburg becomes an Open Air location. This year Simple Mind, Glasperlenspiel und Johannes Oerding will be live in concert.

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DO-DAYS – The aviation weekend

from 11. August till 12. August 2018

Every year this special aviation weekend is taking place in the Dornier Museum Friedrichshafen. Aviation enthusiasts can marvel at the historical planes and flight shows and they can also make sightseeing flights.

Opening Hours:

11th and 12th of August 2018
From 9am to 5pm

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Fish weeks at the Lake Constance

from 10. September till 08. October 2018

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 22. September till 14. October 2018

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.

Christmas Market Friedrichshafen

from 30. November till 21. December 2018

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