Check out what’s happening in Munich this spring time!
As much as Bavaria is beautiful in the snow, we’re just about ready to get our spring in gear and welcome the return of beer gardens. This is what to do in Munich this spring time!
Munich is Bavaria’s pumping heart and as winter finally disappears it’s time to embrace the longer and lighter days of spring and join the city’s bustling streets. Take in the lively nightlife and festivals and don’t miss out on the cultural “must-sees” – Munich is in bloom in spring!
Don’t miss the Auer Dult!
Three times a year the streets around the ancient Mariahilf Church blossom into a celebration at the arrival of spring when the Maidult or Spring Fair comes to town (29 April -7 May).
Munich has a long tradition of fairs or “dult” dating back as far as 1310! These seasonal celebrations have been held at this historic square since 1905 and are famed for their party atmosphere offering fun for everyone.
You can take a whirl on traditional fairground rides, browse a world of amazing bargains and treats on the many stalls that fill the streets, and there’s even a traditional Bavarian beer garden so that you can kick back after all that shopping!
The dult is popular with locals and tourists alike, so prepare yourself for some serious shopping competition! You will find traditional crafts, china, jewellery, book and food at the fair and of course, this is the perfect chance to find out how locals like to relax.
For more information on the Auer Dult visit here
Join the Circus!
Make the most of the last days of the famed Circus Krone’s very last shows of the season (1 March – 8 April). This historical circus takes place at the magnificent purpose-built Circus Krone building which can seat a huge 3,000 capacity audience.
These shows are must in the Munich calendar and particularly especially this season as this is the swansong show of the renowned circus director Christel Sembach-Krone.
A date with Circus Krone will have you witnessing death defying tricks, giggling at the clowns, and watching the magic of a remarkable series of animal stars including magnificent elephants, tigers, horses and lions take to the ring!
To find out more please visit the Circus here
Be part of Munich’s Long Night of Music!
Munich is a city that has a reputation for knowing how to have fun, and this spring the Long Night of Music event (28-29 April) is the spot to find out just how much!
Over two days, Musiknacht, will be celebrated with 400 different musical performances taking place at 100 different venues around the city. There will be music of every variety and in all sorts of exciting places too, in clubs, the streets, churches and even a tram!
Simply buy a ticket wrist band and you can travel between live events on shuttle buses or on foot to make the most of the smorgasbord of musical entertainment on offer!
Take this opportunity to rock out or simply relax to a classical concert at Munich’s musical take over.
Don’t miss out on this event in Munich in April – find out more visit Munich’s Long Night of Music here
Strong Beer Festival
What could be more Bavarian than joining the locals in sampling the very best in traditional brewing this spring?
This March, the city’s second largest celebration of beer takes place with the much-loved Strong Beer Festival (2 -25 March).
Since the fifteenth century, special strong beer has been brewed to mark the time of lent, in the run up to Easter. Starkbierfests are held at many of the cities famous breweries but perhaps the best known is the Paulaner Nockherberg, where the very first festival took place.
The festival is more than just drinking beer and being happy with thousands of new friends, there is also traditional live music performed by Oktoberfest bands, a delicious array of traditional Bavarian food on offer including Haxen, duck and much more!
To find out more visit here
If you’re down with the latest in trends why not join the audience and watch a live poetry slam in Munich’s Volkstheater on 24 March (8pm)?
Here national champions and the latest in up and coming verbal talent will parade their skills and wow the audience with a live celebration of the spoken word at its outrageous best with live music to keep the fun coming!
To find out more visit here
Hot musical property
This spring there’s a chance to get under the skin of Germany’s musical mega stars when the multi-award winning rap artist Prince Pi, takes to the stage at Munich’s Muffatwerk, Muffathalle as part of his world tour.
Already an artist with three number one album’s to his name Prince Pi can be expected to be hot ticket in town so if you want to find out what music has the cool young things of Munich excited get yourself down there!
To find out more about Prince Pi visit here
Cultural first – Paul Klee
Make sure you catch the first major exhibition of iconic painter Paul Klee, when this ground-breaking show comes to one of the world’s most celebrated museums of modern art, the Pinakothek der Moderne.
Paul Klee. Construction of Mystery (1 March-10 June) is Munich’s celebration of the Bauhaus master painter. Paintings from around the world have been brought together to mark this Swiss German artists most celebrated works.
To find out more please visit the Pinakothek der Moderne here
Now spring is here make the most of the fun on offer across the city of Munich, there’s something for everyone whether you’re here to party, relax, sightsee or simply take in the city’s cultural gems.
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