The city of Frankfurt, one of Germany’s major metropolis, has plenty of highlights on offer all year round. 2020 will be no exception to the rule!
Frankfurt is worth a visit at every time of year and not only for businessmen coming to Germany’s financial capital. Many festivals and events are announced for 2020.
Year 2020 already starts on 23 October as the Städel Museum presents “Making Van Gogh”, an exhibition focusing on the diverse synergies between the painter and the German art scene of the time. Running until 16 February, 2020, the exhibition will be featuring artworks on loan from some of the world’s most renowned museums Every two years, a spectacular light show known as the Luminale lights up Frankfurt’s imposing skyline. The next such event will take place from 12 to 15 March and includes the “Light Walk”, a city tour of the illuminated sights.
Another important event is the reopening of the Jewish Museum scheduled for April 2020. The modernised museum will be presenting a permanent exhibition on Jewish history and culture in Frankfurt as well as temporary exhibitions.
On 1 May, the traditional German Classic Eschborn- Frankfurt cycling race takes place all across the Rhine-Main region including Frankfurt.
During the summer, fans of electronic music can experience the World Club Dome dubbed as the world’s largest club music show from 5 to 7 June. Not to be missed is the much-loved Apple Wine Festival, to be held at the Rossmarkt from 7 to 16 August.
The Main river will also be serving as the backdrop for the renowned Museumsufer Festival (Museums’ Riverbank Festival) which takes place from 28 to 30 August featuring countless arts and crafts exhibitors, food stalls and artists’ performances.
Last but not least, the Christmas Market of Frankfurt is considered one of the most beautiful around the country. The 2020 edition will be held on the Römerberg, St Paul’s Square and the Hauptwache from 23 November to 22 December
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Photo: St Paul’s Church, Hauptwache and the financial district in the background