Things to Do in Frankfurt: May 2019 – part II

Frankfurt events in May 2019 (part II). Find out what’s happening in the city & surroundings: the most interesting and not-to-be-missed things to do & events of the month.

  1.  Freßgassfest 2019

Freßgass Fest is one of the most popular spring festivals in Frankfurt  for a good reason: it has everything that a good festival needs. The area between Opernplatz and Börsenplatz  (Freßgass) becomes an entertainment mile with a countless number of food & wine stalls.

Untill 1977 the “Freßgass” (literally, “Grazing Street”) was an unofficial name, adopted around 1900 by its local population, for the streets Kalbächer Gasse and Große Bockenheimer Straße, because of their many high-end food shops and bakeries, making it the most famous food shopping street in Frankfurt.

When: 22 – 31 May 2019

Where:  Freßgass (Große Bockenheimer Street), Frankfurt am Main .

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2. Friedberger Markt After-work

Every Friday after 6 pm the typical weekly market at Friedberger Platz with fresh fruits, vegetables and other specialities from local farmers becomes a biggest openair after-work event in Frankfurt.

During the high season from May to September it’s a popular spot among Frankfurt’s young professional to celebrate the weekend while meeting old friends or making new ones.

When: Every Friday

Where: Friedberger Platz, Frankfurt am Main

3. After-Work Cruise Frankfurt

Unique after-work experience with a spectacular view of Frankfurt skyline. 
Relax from office stress and recharge your batteries for the weekend ahead as you dance to the latest hits from the professional DJ and sip a cocktail or soft drink from the bar.

When: May -September 2019 – for exact dates please check the website

Where: Frankfurt Ironbridge , Mainkai – departure

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4. Enjoy a drink at rooftop bar

Source: Long Island Summer Lounge

The rooftop season has officially started in the city. Stunning views of the Frankfurt skyline, trendy atmosphere and tasty drinks – what else could you wish for?

Here are some of the top rooftop bars in Frankfurt:

5. Wine summer opening at Johannisberg castle 


Visit the world’s first Riesling wine estate Johannisberg castle on May 24 and join the wine summer opening party with live music, wide choice of culinary delights, great wine selection and breathtaking views of the surrounding vineyards.

The entry is free.

When: 24 May 2019

Where: Schloss Johannisberg, 65366 Geisenheim

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6. Walk among wildlife at Opel Zoo


Opel-Zoo in Kronberg (Taunus)  with more than 1,400 animals is the second large zoological garden and one of the mostly visited recreational and cultural facilities in Hesse.

The zoo provides you with snacks (for an additional fee) so that you can feed many of the animals there. Beautiful forest scenery of the park and panoramic view of the elephant area from the cafe’s terrace are the special highlights of the place.

When: Please click here to view the Opel Zoo’s opening hours 

Where: Am Opel-Zoo 3, 61476 Kronberg im Taunus

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