For many years it has been known from near and far that there are lot of festivals and many possibilities for good shopping in Gaggenau. No wonder: the whole year offers plenty of opportunities, starting with the carnival and its exciting processions. Each season big festivals and colorful markets are on the program and the popular Christmas market represents the solemn end of the “year of celebrations”. In Gaggenau everyone will find what he is looking for – it’s guaranteed!

Highly popular and well attended

Festivals in Gaggenau

Famous and popular

Markets in Gaggenau


In the "fifth season" there is a colorful hustle and bustle with the Alemannic “Fasent” meeting the Rhenish carnival. Carnival

Easter market

Due to the varied offer a lot of things can be found on this market, such as spring decoration, floristry, art, gifts and extraordinary items related to Easter. Easter market

May market

Enjoy the diverse world of goods of grocers and have fun with the many rides and games offered on the second weekend in May. May market

Village Festival in Michelbach

The village center with its old half-timbered houses is the ideal setting for the festival procession and the representation of historic trades. Village Festival

Festival in the spa gardens

Every two years on the last weekend in June the spa gardens are converted into a boulevard of culture of 1.5 km length under the motto “Light – art – music”. Festival

Autumn Fair

Experience fast rides in the amusement park, a wide range of things to buy with the market traders and a big variety of food to try with the gastronomes. Autumn Fair

City party

On four Fridays in August the market place in the city center becomes a big playground for children and families with a lot of special activities organized by the retail traders. City party

Advent market

Every year again comes the advent market with its festively decorated booths and many activities. A pre-Christmas season without the advent market is unimaginable for Gaggenau. Advent market

Artisans’ market

Seeing, marveling and buying the first Christmas presents – all this you can do at the market of artisans and craftsmen in the city hall in Gaggenau. Artisans’ market
Tempting and always worthwhile

Other events in Gaggenau

Sunday shopping

We invite you to stroll through the shops on Sunday with family and friends, to linger, look around and buy without haste in the amazing local businesses. Sunday shopping

Late night shopping

On three Fridays per year the retailers in Gaggenau invite you to a shopping experience until 22:00 hrs. Look forward to finding a lot of bargains! Late night shopping

Industrial exhibition “Gewerbe.Schau!”

The industrial exhibition “Gewerbe.Schau!” shows the whole range of industries located in Gaggenau. There are interactive events, trade fair offers and live music at numerous booths. Industrial exhibition