Calendar of events

There are a lot of offers in Rothenburg, the lovely Tauber Valley and its beautiful Frankonian surrounding!

We show you a small overview of the most interesting and beautiful events, you shouldn´t miss.

"Night of the Opera" - Corona benefit concert on 04.09.2020

A classical concert will take place on September 04 at 18:30 in the monastery garden. The concert is a Corona charity event with the soloist ensemble D'Accord under the direction of Martina Trumpp, for the benefit of the artists' emergency aid of the German Orchestra Foundation.

The event will last about 90 minutes (without intermission). Tickets are available in advance from the Rothenburg Tourismus Service (16 € per person, reduced rate 9 €).

Handmade-Art Market 05 - 06.09.2020

At the Grüner Markt, in the Feuerkessel, on the church square and in the Rosmaringäßchen a small art market with 30 exhibitors will take place on September 5 and 6 (
On the market area there is an obligatory mouth and nose protection, the entrance is free.
On 06.09.2020 there will also be an open for business Sunday in the Old Town (from 13 to 18 hrs).

Rothenburg autumn hiking week from 10 - 18.10.2020

The autumn hiking week in October will take place from 10 to 18 October 2020. There will be daily guided tours from Rothenburg. The detailed program of the autumn hiking week can be found here:
A pre-registration at is necessary.

Rothenburg autumn fair from 31.10. - 08.11.2020

The autumn fair is scheduled to start as early as October 31. Planned are 30 stands, in the inner area non-food stands and in the outer area food stands. Provided that the event is held, the open for business Sunday on November 8, 2020 will remain.

Rothenburg fairy tale magic from 06. - 22.11.2020

The program of the Rothenburger fairy tale magic stands. In addition to family tours through the old town and the special exhibition in the medieval criminal museum, there will be a scenic reading with Christian Klischat, fairy tale seductions, theater performances, the Märchenstube (fairy tale parlor) and a fairy tale forest in the Fleisch- und Tanzhaus. This year, advance reservation is required for all events.

Rothenburg Riderles Market from 23.11. - 23.12.2020 and 26.12.2020 - 06.01.2021

In the Corona conference of Chancellor Merkel and the Minister Presidents no decision has yet been made regarding the organization of Christmas markets. The Reiterlesmarkt is therefore still in planning.
The market will be extended to other squares in the old town and Christmas market stalls will also be set up in the Burggarten, Kapellenplatz and Herrngasse.

AvD Histo Monte from 02. - 04.02.2021

We have good news for all car lovers. In February 2021 Rothenburg will again be the starting point of the AvD-Histo-Monte. The date is from 02. - 04.02.2021 for the 23rd Winterrallye, again with about 90 vehicles at the market place.


All planning takes into account the current infection situation and the currently applicable regulations. Should the infection situation worsen or other regulations apply at the time of the individual events, the events may be cancelled.
Unfortunately, we cannot give a guarantee of implementation under the given circumstances.

Here you can download or see our calendar of events as PDF: Calender of events

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