𝟭. 𝗪𝗲𝗶𝗵𝗻𝗮𝗰𝗵𝘁𝘀𝗺𝗮𝗿𝗸𝘁𝗲 (𝗖𝗵𝗿𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗺𝗮𝘀 𝗺𝗮𝗿𝗸𝗲𝘁𝘀)
These outdoor markets are popular during the advent season and sell traditional food, crafts and gifts.
A 16-day beer festival held in Munich, which attracts millions of visitors from around the world.
𝟯. 𝗞𝗮𝗿𝗻𝗲𝘃𝗮𝗹 (𝗰𝗮𝗿𝗻𝗮𝘃𝗮𝗹)
A time of celebration in the weeks leading up to ash Wednesday, where people dress up in costumes and attend parades and parties.
𝟰. 𝗘𝗮𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗲𝗴𝗴𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗢𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗯𝗮𝘂𝗺
Decorating easter eggs and trees with colourful decorations.
𝟱. 𝗡𝗶𝗸𝗼𝗹𝗮𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗴 (𝗦𝘁. 𝗡𝗶𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗹𝗮𝘀 𝗱𝗮𝘆)
Children leave their shoes outside their door on the night towards December 5th to receive gifts from St. Nicholas.
𝟲. 𝗔𝗱𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝘄𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗵𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗰𝗮𝗹𝗲𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗿𝘀
Germans light advent candles on a wreath and open a numbered door on advent calendars each day to countdown the number of days to Christmas.
In some parts of Germany, the night before St. Nicholas Day is the time for dressing up as Krampus and scaring children.
𝟴. 𝗠𝗮𝗶𝗯𝗮𝘂𝗺 (𝗺𝗮𝘆𝗽𝗼𝗹𝗲)
Erecting a tall tree decorated with ribbons and flowers in the center of the village is a tradition to celebrate spring.
𝟵. 𝗣𝗳𝗶𝗻𝗴𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗰𝗵𝘀𝗲𝗻𝗿𝗲𝗻𝗻𝗲𝗻 (𝗣𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗰𝗼𝘀𝘁 𝗼𝘅 𝗿𝗮𝗰𝗲)
Young bulls are raced through the town during the Pentecost celebration.
Children starting school are given large, coneshaped bags filled with sweets and school supplies.