Please note, this is not an exhaustive list of every event in Frankfurt.  It contains only the festivals that are right in the middle of the city and the major trade fairs. At the Frankfurt Exhibition Centre, you’ll find as list of all the upcoming events (trade fairs, concerts and more).

The Messe Tower, Frankfurt am Main

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May                                      

01

Labour Day (public holiday)

09

Mothers Day

13

Day of Ascension/Fathers Day (public holiday)

24

Pentecost/Whit Monday (public holiday)

June                                     

03

Corpus Christi (public holiday)

23 June-02 July

Opera Square Festival

27

Mainova IRONMAN European Championship Frankfurt

July

05-09

Frankfurt Fashion Week                                       

16-18

Christopher Street Day Parade

30 July-02 August

Main Festival/Mainfest

August

01

Frankfurt City Marathon

13-22

Apple Wine Festival

27-29

Museum Embankment Festival/Museumsuferfest

September

01-10

Rheingau Wine Festival

03-11

Green Sauce Fest

14-18

Automechanika Frankfurt

The world’s leading trade fair for the automotive service industry

23-25

Harvest Festival

October

03

German Reunification Day (public holiday)

20-24

Frankfurt Book Fair

22-24

Musikmesse

Europe’s biggest trade fair for the music industry.

31

End of Summertime (3:00 a.m., clocks go back 1 hour)

31

Mainova Frankfurt Marathon and Marathon Mall

November

22 November-22 December

Frankfurt Christmas Market

December

24-26

Christmas (public holiday starts 2:00 pm on 24/12)

31

New Year’s Eve (public holiday from 2:00 pm)

2022

January

01

New Year’s Day (public holiday)

11-14

Heimtextil

International trade fair for home and contract textiles

29 January-01 February

Creativworld

International trade fair for hobby, craft and art supplies

29 January-01 February

Paperworld

International Trade Fair for Stationery, Office Supplies and Writing Instruments

February

27 

Carnival Parade

March

13-18

Light + Building

The world’s leading trade fair for lighting and building services technology

April

15-18

Easter (Good Friday and Easter Monday are public holidays)

26-29

Prolight + Sound

The Global Entertainment Technology Show for Light, Audio, Stage, Media + Events.

May

01

Labour Day (public holiday)

08

Mother’s Day

June

21-24

Techtextil

Leading International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens

21-24

Texprocess

Leading International Trade Fair for Processing Textile and Flexible Materials