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Fasching parades

March 3 - March 5

This year, most street parades will be held between March 3 and 5.

Fasching Parades

• Rottenburg am Neckar: March 3, 1:30 p.m.
• Neuhausen: March 3, 1:30 p.m.
• Weil der Stadt: March 3, 2 p.m.

• Böblingen: March 4, 1 p.m.

• Hechingen: March 5, 1:30 p.m.
• Rottweil: “Narrensprung” (fool’s jump) March 4 at 8 a.m.; and March 5 at 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. (at Rottweil’s historic downtown area).
• Stuttgart: March 5, 2 p.m.
• Hofen: March 5, 1 p.m.

Other events

• Bad Cannstatt: “Närrischer Wochenmarkt” (weekly market with Fasching entertainment and music), Feb. 28, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Marktplatz.
• Bad Cannstatt: “Rathaussturm,” Fasching fools storm the historic town hall, Feb. 28, 6 p.m.
• Bad Cannstatt: “Kübelesrennen” (Fasching marathon with “fools” of the “Kübelesmarkt” Fasching guild), Feb. 28, 7:30-9 p.m. at Marktplatz. On Feb. 28 (“Schmotziger Donnerstag”), various restaurants and bars in downtown Bad Cannstatt offer music and Fasching parties until 2 a.m.
• Stuttgart: “Monster-Guggen-Konzert” (concert), March 4, 5:30-10 p.m. at Rathausplatz in front of Stuttgart’s city hall (Rathausplatz, 70563 Stuttgart).
• Bad Cannstatt: Närrisches Tribunal (Fasching Fools’ Tribunal) / Schnurren Schnitzelbänk on Marktplatz in Stuttgart and Bad Cannstatt, March 4, 5:45 p.m.
• Bad Cannstatt: Geizigrufen at Marktstrasse, March 5 at noon, followed by a children’s parade at 2:30 p.m. through the downtown area.

The procession to end the Fasnet, or Fasching time, will start at 11:45 p.m. with Fasching fools taking the straw puppet Hesekiel, symbolizing the Fasnet, or Fasching, from Marktstrasse to Wilhelmsbrücke to burn and drown the puppet. This tradition is called “verbrennsäuft” in the Swabian dialect.

Details

Start:
March 3
End:
March 5
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