Saturday 12, 2019 at 11:11 am there will be a ceremony at Marienplatz in Munich.
The Carnival Princess and Prince of 2019 will be presented to the public. They also receive the key to the city from munichs major.
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On January 6th in Bavaria all stores are closed due to the holiday of the three holy kings – epiphany.
This year 2019 the 6th of January was a sunday, so it had no impact. The shops were closed anyways.
In Germany we do not shift holidays from sundays to the coming monday – but we should 😉
Notice: Jan 6th is not a holiday all over Germany, just in three states: Bavaria, Baden Wuertemberg and Saxony Anhalt.
Overview of public holidays in Bavaria
Save the Date: The first traditional Schaeffler Dance is going to be shown at Marienplatz in Munich, Sunday January 6th 2019. 2 pm. Two o´clock in the afternoon.
Video of the Schaeffler Dance at Marienplatz
The popular Schaeffler Dance is only shown every seven years!
It is a great experience to see it personally!
In Germany we celebrate the Christmas holidays a little bit different compared to the United States.
The actual celebration is on December 24th. At Christmas eve we give the presents to our loved ones.
BUT the 24th of December is NOT a holiday.
It is acutally a regular working day, where most people have a day off, or take a day off.
Shops are usually open until 2 pm.
To me this is still very interesting, since it is for ages, that December 24th is the actual german Weihnachten.
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If you plan to come to Munich, Bavaria and you wonder how it looks like:
Impressions of the center of Munich
December is the month when many travelers visit Munich to enjoy the Christmas season.
The 4 weeks before Christmas there are at many places opened Christmas Markets (called Christkindlmarket)
In this Podcast I talk about my personal favourite Wintermarkets in Munich 2018
- Weißenburger Platz
- Märchenbazar Leonrodplatz
- Sendlinger Tor
- Tollwood at Theresienwiese
I wish you happy holidays and a great stay in Munich!
Every first Friday in the month there is free admission to the changing exhibtions of Villa Stuck in Munich, from 6 pm to 10 pm.
The Event is called Villa Stuck Friday Late.
A great way to experience art for free in munich and give your weekend a cultural kickstart!
Every FIRST Thursday in the month there is FREE ADMISSION to HAUS DER KUNST in Munich, from 6 pm to 10 pm
A great way to get to see the modern and changing exhibitions for free!
Many Tourist take the Subway to Theresienwiese, when they are visiting the Oktoberfest in Munich.
But so do very, very many tourists! Theresienwiese U-Bahn Station is super crowded.
Personally, I take the Subway to Goetheplatz and exit the subway there.
From Goetheplatz it is only a couple of minutes walk to Theresienwiese.
If you ask me, take the subway to Goetheplatz and walk from there to Oktoberfest.
Have a great stay in munich!
Here you can find a list with free Wifi Hotspots in Munich, Germany.
WiFi / WLAN Hotspots in Munich
There are a lot of places with free Munich WiFi.
This can help you, checking your Email and all internet related tasks!
Have a great stay in munich!