Fasching Happenings on Sunday, 10 Feb. 2013 Around Hohenfels Area

My friend forwarded this information in my Facebook.  I would like to also share it with you guys especially if you live near the area.  It is Fasching or Carnival season now in Germany and  there are a lot of Faschingszug or Carnival Parades happening around. If you live near Hohenfels or Grafenwhoer areas, you might want to check the schedule below.

Have fun watching Fasching!

– Parade, 1 p.m., in 91171 Obermässing (ca. 55 km / 34 miles west of Hohenfels).
– Parade, 1 p.m.: in 90403 Nürnberg, around the city center. The organizers claim this to be the oldest Fasching parade in the world! It was first established in 1397. See tips for travelling to Nürnberg at the very beginning of this document.
– Parade, 1:30 p.m.: in 85125 Kinding, Stadtmitte = inner city (ca. 62 km / 38 miles SE of Nürnberg). The traditional Fasenickl (only GE) will feature here too – see explanation in the Fasching Trivia bit above. After the parade, the party will continue in the Stadtmitte and surrounding pubs, inns, and guesthouses.
– Children’s Fasching Party, 1:30 p.m., in 92637 Weiden, at the Mehrzweckhalle, Am Langen Steg (where the flea markets are being held, near the hospital). Let your children join in with the crazy fun! Admission is 1.50 Euros per child, 2.- Euros per adult.
– Parade, 2 p.m., in 92249 Vilseck on Marktplatz (market square).
– Parade, 2 p.m.: in 92660 Neustadt a.d. Waldnaab, on and around Stadtplatz. This Neustadt is just north of Weiden. The parade in little Neustadt is one of the biggest in Northern Bavaria. Come and join the fun! You can find the latest updates on their Fasching activities on their FB page (only in GE).

Fasching or Carnival Parade  in  Hemau, Bavaria. © www.euroangelsgermany.com

Fasching or Carnival Parade in Hemau, Bavaria.
© www.euroangelsgermany.com

– Parade, 2 p.m.: in 96114 Hirschaid (ca. 15 km / 9.5 miles SE of Bamberg). The parade starts in Sassanfahrt (just SW of Hirschaid) and goes into Hirschaid’s town center / Rathausstraße and Bamberger Straße.
– Parade, 2 p.m., in 92253 Schnaittenbach town center (ca. 27 km / 17 miles south of Grafenwöhr).
– Parade, 2 p.m., in 92256 Hahnbach along Hauptstraße and on Marktplatz (ca. 12 km / 7.5 miles south of Vilseck).
– Parade, 2 p.m., in 92242 Hirschau, Hauptstraße (ca. 14 km / 9 miles SE of Vilseck).
– Parade, 2 p.m.: in 92286 Rieden, around the city center (ca. 26 km / 16 miles north of Hohenfels). They will start from Hirschwalder Straße at the Eisenbahnbrücke = railroad bridge (Disco Rockhaus).
– Parade, 2 p.m.: in 92355 Velburg in the town center (ca. 18 km / 11 miles west of Hohenfels).
– Parade, 2 p.m.: in Lupburg (subdivision of 92331 Parsberg, ca. 13 km / 8 miles SW of Hohenfels).
– Parade, 2 p.m., in Töging (part of 92345 Dietfurt, ca. 35 km / 22 miles SW of Hohenfels).
– Parade and party, 2 p.m. – 2:30 a.m., in 92363 Breitenbrunn, on and around the Marktplatz = market place (ca. 27 km / 17 miles SW of Hohenfels).
– Parade, 2 p.m., in 92334 Berching, on and around Reichenauplatz (ca. 42 km / 26 miles west of Hohenfels). A Disco Tent will be put up on Marktplatz. The party goes on until late at night (then usually inside the guest houses).
– Parade, 2 p.m., in 92242 Hirschau, Hauptstraße (ca. 14 km / 9 miles SE of Vilseck).
– Parade, 2 – 4 p.m.: in 85095 Denkendorf, on and around Hauptstraße (ca. 70 km / 45 miles SE of Nürnberg). Denkendorf might be a small town but it puts out one of the biggest Fasching parades in Bavaria! Over 40 floats and more than 10,000 visitors are expected. And of course the Fasenickl will make an appearance too – see explanation in the Fasching Trivia bit above.
– Party, 6 p.m. – 2 a.m., in 92249 Vilseck, at the Sportheim (sports club), Am Sportplatz 8. Put on your best costume and join in the crazy season! Live music with the band “Keine Ahnung”.

Fasching or  Carnival Parade in Hemau, Bavaria. © www.euroangelsgermany.com

Fasching or Carnival Parade in Hemau, Bavaria.
© www.euroangelsgermany.com

 
 

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