The Ultimate Event Guide for the FrankfurtRhineMain Metropolitan Region
June 2024
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Fastnacht in Frankfurt & area

Parades, parties and costumes

Die Narren sind los! Wir haben Euch hier die schönsten Umzüge und Partys der Fastnachtssaison 2024 in Frankfurt und der Rhein-Main-Region zusammengestellt: 

Removals in Frankfurt and surroundings

When the numerous associations in their elaborately designed floats drive along the various parade routes and throw candies and small gifts into the crowd, when music bands or dance guards get the audience in the mood and many an original costume is presented, then not only the participants of the carnival parades, but also many thousands of visitors gladly brave even the bad weather or the low temperatures!

Frankfurter Kinder-Fastnachtszug

02.03.2019 - 12:11 pm - Children's carnival procession from Konstablerwache to Römerberg Frankfurt

02.03.2019 - from 11:45 am - Römerberg Frankfurt
Storming of the Römer by the Frankfurt guards and the Frankfurt royal couple. Handover of the city key by the Lord Mayor to the royalty.

02.03.2019 - 14:11 - Wiesbaden children's parade (city center)

03.03.2019 - 12:21 - Frankfurt city center

Large Frankfurt carnival parade. Around 90 clubs and associations with almost 3000 participants take part. Grandstand on the Römerberg. Start: Untermainkai. From 11 a.m. "Before the procession" party at the Römer

03.03.2019 - 11:11 a.m. - Parade of the foolish guards in Mainz city center

After the parade, the party starts at 1:11 p.m. on Ludwigsstraße and Schillerplatz with the "Dance on the Lu".

You can find more information HERE

03.03.2019 - 13:11 - Big Carnival Sunday parade through Wiesbaden city center

Start at Elsässer Platz

03.03.2019 - 14:00 - Aschaffenburg carnival parade through the city center

04.03.2019 - 10:00 a.m. - Rose Monday parade of Darmstadt's self-organized children's facilities - Carree-Piazza Darmstadt

04.03.2019 - 11:11 am - Mainz Rose Monday parade

The classic in the Rhine-Main region! All information can be found HERE

04.03.2019 - 13:31 - Rose Monday parade in Seligenstadt

Over 40,000 visitors from all over the region are once again expected at this popular parade. You can find more information HERE

05.03.2019 - 14:31 - Klaa Paris

180th carnival parade in Klaa Paris - Traditional carnival parade in Frankfurt-Heddernheim. You can find the route of the carnival procession here:

Erstürmung des Römer

On Saturday, 10.02.2024 from 13:11

This is as much a part of carnival in Frankfurt as the Kreppel: the storming of the Römer by the Frankfurt guards and the foolish Frankfurt prince and princess. This culminates in the provisional Lord Mayor handing over the keys to the city to the royalty. The whole event is accompanied by an atmospheric supporting program.

Wiesbadener Kinderumzug

On Saturday, 10.02.2024, from 15:33

The various carnival clubs of the state capital invite you to this popular parade through the streets of Wiesbaden city center. A really great experience for children

Big Frankfurt Carnival Parade through Frankfurt city center

On Sunday, 11.02.2024 from 12:21 pm

The big parade starts with a before-the-parade party at the Römer from 11 am, . "until de Zuch comes" . The participating clubs then parade from Untermainkai through the city center to Römerberg, where the procession can be greeted from the grandstand.

Parade of the foolish guards in Mainz city center

On Sunday, 11.02.2024 from 11:11 am

At 11:11 am, the parade of foolish guards begins, dancing on the LU with foolish hustle and bustle. The carnival party at the carnival fountain follows at 12:11 pm. At 1:11 pm, the parade of motif floats starts in Ludwigsstraße

Big Carnival Sunday parade through Wiesbaden city center

On Sunday, 11.02.2024, 12:11 am

The big parade runs 4.5 km through Wiesbaden city center. Around 5,500 parade participants from 65 clubs ensure lots of great spectacles and a great atmosphere. There is a small change to the route this year: the parade will be rerouted from Klarenthaler Straße to Dotzheimer Straße and then to Rheinstraße.

Mainzer Rosenmontagsumzug

On Monday, February 12, 2024 from 11:11 a.m.

The classic in the Rhine-Main region! In 2024, the parade will be held under the motto "Zur Fassenacht Mainz am Rhein invites the whole world to the Schoppe!" The foolish parade route runs 7 km through Mainz city center.

Klaa Paris

On Tuesday, 12.02.2024 from 14:31

184. Carnival parade in Klaa Paris - The traditional carnival parade in Frankfurt-Heddernheim is one of the major highlights of the carnival season for many.

Fastnacht parties and festivals in Frankfurt

Not only at the numerous parades can be celebrated vigorously. There are also 2023 again quite a few parties and festivals on which Fassenacht lovers can really let off steam. Whether typical Kölsch or hearty Hessian, whether for singles or Ü30er, whether for Schlager fans or for lovers of electro sounds - there is actually for every taste and for every age the right event. A selection can be found here.

Rosa Cloudchen Sitzung

On 12.01. (sold out) and 12.01.2024 (sold out), both at 19:30 in the Saalbau Titus Forum

More info + tickets

Bernemer Damensitzung

On 08.02.2024, 8:11 pm, at Saalbau Bornheim

Female only, admission from 7 pm

More info

Fasching in der Frankfurter Germania

08.02.2024 - 13.02.2024

The carnival days in the Frankfurt cider pub Germania are no longer an insider tip, but a cult event for many. For four days, from Weiberfastnacht to Shrove Tuesday, the Frankfurt carnival is celebrated here in a rustic atmosphere with cider and medlars. A special highlight: every hour, the lights are dimmed in the Germania, the moon is brightly lit and the song . "Guter Mond, Du gehst so stille." angestimmt.

More info


On 09.02 + 10.02 + 12.02.2024, in the Gesellschaftshaus im Palmengarten

The Abenteuerspielplatz Riederwald e.V. association is organizing a big carnival party for children, with lots of hands-on games and live music. On Friday from 15:11 to 17:33, and on Saturday and Monday from 11:11 to 13:33 and 15:11 to 17:33. Tickets (for €8 per person) are available at the box office one hour before the start of the event.

More info

Narrenkapp 2024 - The Batschkapp Carnival Party

On 09.02.2024, from 10 pm in the Batschkapp

DJ Tom Bola & Buffalo & Wallace DJ Team will once again ignite a real firework of hits, Mallorca hits and party hits & carnival classics, plus lots of giveaways to get the crowd going!

More info

Bernemer Käwwern

Am 10.03.2024, 19:31, at Saalbau Bornheim

The big carnival pomp and foreign session, with Patrick Himmer, DJ Ötzi Show and more.

More info

Even more Fastnacht parties in Frankfurt

Fastnacht at O'Dwyer's Irish Pub
Tue, 06. + 12- + 13.02.24

Fortuna Somewhere
Helau "Funky Fasching", Fri, 09.02.24
Alaaf "Zwangsjeck Trälleräää" (Pappnas Jamboreee op Kölsch) at Fortuna Irgendwo, 10.02.24

Thu, 08.02.24
Vinum, Kleine Hochstr. 9

Oberbayern in Sachsenhausen
Thu, 08.02 - 10.02.24

Chango Latin Place
Original Carnival Brasileiro
Fri, 09.02.24

Carnival party in the nightlife
Fri, 09.02.24

Wirtshaus Depot1899
Pille Palle Ball - The Hootchie Cootchie Club Frankfurt Party
Fri, 09.02

30 Plus Faschingsparty im Südbahnhof
Sat. 10.02.24

Rosenmontagsparty mit Roy Hammer & die Pralinées im Titus-Forum Frankfurt
Mon, 12.2.24

Rent or buy costumes in Frankfurt and surroundings

Of course, Mardi Gras includes the perfect costume. Whether as a superhero, U.S. president or quite classic as a cowboy, knight, nurse, crocodile or angel - there is actually no limit to the imagination when it comes to costuming. You can either make the right Shrovetide outfit yourself, buy it or simply borrow it. Where? Here are a few addresses for you:


Costumes and decorations


Zeil 46, 60313 Frankfurt am Main


Costume Rental Bruder

Berliner Str. 49, 64347 Griesheim


Costume Rental Günther

Frankfurter Str. 6, 63674 Altenstadt