Traditional festivals also feature prominently. Weimar has hosted the Onion Market, the largest local fair in Thuringia, for more than 360 years. Warm welcomes can also be expected at the wine festival in the old quarter or the Christmas Market.
Markets & festivals
29 August to 1 September 2019
is the focal point of Weimar's Goethe Birthday celebrations, visitors flocking to Frauenplan to raise their glasses and drink a toast.
21 to 22 September 2019
Potters from all over Thuringia gather on the market square to demonstrate their skills and sell their finished creations.
26 November 2019 to 5 January 2020
Garlands of lights start to glow, the fragrance of roasted almonds and stollen cake wafts through the streets, it's Christmas market time ...
4 to 5 April 2020
Spring awakening in Weimar! Marketeers, craftsmen and restaurateurs invite you to welcome the spring in Weimar!