Post Tagged with: "Fasching"

Fasching in Germany peaks Feb. 28 – March 5

Fasching in Germany peaks Feb. 28 – March 5

Fasching will be celebrated Feb. 28 ­– March 5, with festivals, parades, music and many “foolish” events.

February 21, 2019 ×
What is Fasching? Street parades, costumes, celebrations in Germany

What is Fasching? Street parades, costumes, celebrations in Germany

Fasching (carnival) is celebrated in Stuttgart in February with parades and festivals.

February 1, 2018 ×
Witches of Fasnet the night before fasting

Witches of Fasnet the night before fasting

When all the brooms have been burned and turned to ashes, winter is “swept away” for another year.

February 28, 2017 ×
Being pulled over by the Polizei for driving while under the influence can end your career.  File photo

Tips from German Polizei to avoid a DUI

There are increased traffic controls and DUI checks performed by German Polizei at the time of Fasching in Germany.

February 3, 2016 ×
Provost marshal officials warn don’t be ‘foolish’ during carnival celebrations

Provost marshal officials warn don’t be ‘foolish’ during carnival celebrations

Whether the locals call it Carnaval, Carnevale, Fasching, Fasnacht or Vastenavond, carnival in Europe is a time when people tend to consume more beer, wine and liquor than usual.

February 20, 2014 ×