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
Spring awakening in Weimar! Marketeers, craftsmen and restaurateurs invite you to welcome the spring in Weimar!
"There's a lack of flowers in the area", wrote Goethe, a few weeks after Easter, flower-growers and horticulturalists meet up at the Flower Market!
4-5 September 2021
Potters from all over Thuringia gather on the market square to demonstrate their skills and sell their finished creations.
8-10 October 2021
With more than 330 000 visitors over three days, the Onion Market is Thuringia biggest and oldest local fair.