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What’s on Kaiserslautern, Ramstein, Landstuhl

Relaxed concert atmosphere in the city center

The “Lautrer Summer Evenings”

 – the brand new series of events organized by the City of Kaiserslautern.

Over the summer months, thru August 18, various artists will be performing on a mobile event stage on six evenings, alternating between different squares in Kaiserslautern’s city center. Visitors can look forward to an attractive offer to linger every second Thursday evening between 17:00 to 21:00. Each week a formation, will provide unplugged in a relaxed mood. In a pleasant atmosphere, the guests of the local gastronomy can listen to the music program after their shopping stroll through the city and escape from their everyday life for a few hours. For the perfect summer ambience, 100 deck chairs will be set up in front of the stages.

Lautrer Summer Evenings –

The complete program

07.07.2022 / Stiftsplatz, corner Dt. Bank
Tom & Maria – Finest Pop Music / Singer Songwriter
The singer and songwriter Tom Keller from the Palatinate and the
enchanting pianist, songwriter and singer Maria Blatz succeed in
succeed in their performances again and again, with their balladesque and high-quality interpretations of well-known hits as well as with their own songs, they always succeed in captivating the audience. With a lot of charm and with a natural professionalism the two trained singing voices together with Maria’s virtuoso piano playing and Tom’s rhythmic accompaniment on the Cajon, a Cuban percussion instrument, provide musical enjoyment which will remain in the best memory of the visitors for a long time.

21.07.2022 / At the Altenhof
Acoustic Fight
Acoustic Fight is the cover band for people who don’t like cover bands. And all the others. With their ingenious mix of music, protest and irony, Acoustic Fight sustainably convince their audience and thus provide movement in head and legs all over the place.
Stylistically rooted between rock, reggae and pop, Pouya Nemati, Thomas Burckhardt and Toni Düll make world music in the best sense. The style-mix of Acoustic Fight convinces immediately and works on big stages as well as in small clubs. Interaction and dialogue with the audience play a central role.
In addition to newly arranged world hits by Bob Marley, The Police, Rage Against The Machine or Tom Waits, the three guys of Acoustic Fight also surprise again and again with jewels from the underground and satirical pearls. No chance for a bad mood!

04.08.2022 / Schillerplatz
Heinz Ficktion B2B Roddy | Visuals by Madlen Barth
At the penultimate summer evening there is not only food for the ears, but also for the eyes. The Kaiserslautern DJ Heinz Ficktion and Roddy present together Minimal and Deep-House the soundscape for “Generative Art” – 3D objects that change to match the music.
The two are supported by virtual design student Madlen Barth.

18.08. / Giant Fountain
Jens Vollmer & friends – Rock-Pop-Soul
Three Brass Machine members play rock-pop-soul, unplugged for this summer evening in a relaxed atmosphere. They will certainly include one or the other song from the Brass Machine program, reduced to piano, saxophone and vocals. In addition to bandleader Jens Vollmer, local hero Sonja Volz on the vocal microphone and pianist Martin Preiser, known from the jazz series in the Fruchthalle, complete the trio.


Kaiserslautern Zoo

Kaiserslautern Zoo

The Kaiserslautern Zoo is a popular destination located in Siegelbach in the northwestern outskirts of the city’s suburbs: an oasis of tranquility where you discover nature, and learn interesting details about the kingdom of animals.

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Night of the Animals

Erlebnistag_2022Colorful light show at the “Night of the Animals” on 30.07.2022 and adventure day on 31.07.2022. For the “Night of the Animals” on July 30, visitors can look forward to a sea of lights in the park and a colorful evening music program with the formation “Nimm 3”.

True to the zoo’s motto “Experience close up”, ponies, donkeys, rabbits and other animals will be presented on the event lawn. A zoo rally, expert tours, and feeding of the Bactrian camels, otters and meerkats are other program features. The falconry will also offer special programming on the day. “There is actually something for the whole family”. In addition, actions such as a Bobbycar race, Punch and Judy show (7/31/2022) and a jungle course as well as face painting for children will be offered especially for the little visitors. 

The real highlights await visitors after dark: after a night tour of the zoo and the falconer’s own evening event, the zoo is bathed in a colorful sea of colors. The illumination forms the crowning finale of the “Night of the Animals”. 

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Zoo Kaiserslautern


K1 HIGH ROPES Course Fröhnerhof

The attraction in the Palatinate forest

Climbing Fun – Up the trees

A wonderful piece of nature, healthy trees, a few loads of building wood, many meters of steel and the enthusiasm you bring along – these are the ”ingredients“ for this attraction in the Palatinate Forest: At the K1 High Ropes Course Fröhnerhof you can discover for yourself the purest joy of climbing! The courses consist of exercises which make the way from one platform to the next a genuine adventure, with obstacles made from cables, swings, rope bridges and wooden bridges.

CLIMBING FUN FOR EVERYBODY

Alpine safety equipment makes it possible: you, too, can balance, slide and climb high up among the tree tops in the K1 High Ropes Course Fröhnerhof! A fascinating experience for everyone – from schoolchild to sports climber. The different grades of difficulty on the courses take care of that, offering exactly the right challenge for every demand.

K1 – THE IDEAL DESTINATION FOR
  • Family tours
  • School trips
  • Team-Events
  • Club and company excursions
  • Birthday parties
  • … and of course also for you!

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“The SNUG” Irish Pub

Kaiserslautern’s newest and funnest place to be

Opened in August 2013 in the location of former Irish Pub, Thursty Nellys, it has been totally transformed by new manger, Lisa Muehlberger.


Sightseeing tours in July

Traces of the Emperor
Saturday, July 02, 10:30 am.

From the exciting construction of the imperial palace, its blossoming, the expansion and construction of the Casimir Castle to the destruction and decline of both buildings: The guided tour over the castle hill and through the underground passage shows the exciting traces of the eventful history until today. 

Palgrave’s Hall & Corridors
Saturday, 02 July, 11.15 a.m. (in English),
Wednesday, July 06, 15.00, Wednesday, July 27, 3:00 p.m.

The tour begins in the Palgrave’s Hall of the former Renaissance castle, the representative rooms of the city. Afterwards, it goes into the approximately 70 m long underground corridors, which let you experience the history of Kaiserslautern in a lively way.

Experience and enjoy KL
Friday, July 08, 5:00 p.m.

This tour tells stories and history, lets you experience the past – including sensual surprises and small tastings

KL intensive
Saturday, July 9, 10:30 a.m.

The tour begins with a guided tour of the Palatine Hall of the former Renaissance castle and a visit to the underground passages. On foot, the tour continues with a short walk through the city center. Participants will learn interesting facts about the history and present of the more than 750-year-old Barbarossa city.

Jewish traces in Kaiserslautern
Wednesday, July 13, 3 p.m.

The tour first leads to the Altenhof and thus to the Jewish ritual bath (Mikwe). It continues along the former city fortifications to the synagogue square and the Metzgerturm.

Hohenecken Castle
Wednesday, July 20, 4:30 pm.

From its construction in the 12th century to its destruction in 1688, Hohenecken Castle experienced an eventful history. The legends tell of this, such as the story of the buried treasure or the tragic love story of Hildegard von Hoheneck. Meeting point is directly at the castle!

Laut(r)er Kleinode – the unknown monument zone
Friday, July 22, 4 p.m.

Villas, town houses and a trade museum – all built in the 2nd half of the 19th century – form a monument zone in the north of the city that is unparalleled in Kaiserslautern. Prominent people from Lauter lived here, so that city, family and industrial history flow into each other during the guided tour.

Around the Collegiate Church
Saturday, July 23, 10:30 a.m.

Around the former monastery complex there are historical buildings and institutions of importance: the Adlerapotheke, the Manufakturhaus, the so-called beautiful fountain and the former Jewish quarter including the mikvah. After a short tour, the tour will end with a look inside the collegiate church.

City tour
Sunday, July 24, 2 p.m, Saturday, July 30, 10:30 a.m.

A ramble through the more than 750 year old Barbarossa city. Kaiserslautern can be discovered quite wonderfully on foot, as the majority of the sights are close together.

The princess of Lautern – guided tour in costume
Saturday, July 30, 4:00 pm.

The princess, who guided the fortunes of Lautern from 1655 to 1675, tells of the stages of her life in historical garb. The tour takes place exclusively at the Wadgasserhof (meeting point).

Unless otherwise noted, the meeting point is in front of the Tourist Information. The Tourist Information (phone: 0631/365-4019) asks for pre-registration for all tours.

Wadgasserhof

Wadgasserhof, Steinstrasse 55,
67653 Kaiserslautern
Tel: 0631 365-2326

Open: Tuesday to Friday: 9 am to 5 pm; Saturday and Sunday: 10 am to 6 pm; Closed Monday

Photo: © Stadt Kaiserslautern


KAMMGARN Kaiserslautern

The Kammgarn is one of the top venues in Germany and for years has been an internationally respected, first-call concert hall for pop, rock, hip-hop, rap, indie, jazz, blues, comedy, cabaret, punk, goth, infotainment and more.


Fruchthalle Kaiserslautern

Tickets for concerts at the Fruchthalle Kaiserslautern are available from:

Tourist Information Office, tel. 0631 365-2316, Pop Shop, tel. 0631 64725, Thalia Ticket Service, tel. 0631 36219-814 and at all further ticket online advance sales points (Ticket hotline: 0180 5170517), in the Internet at www.ticketonline.de and from home via “print@home” via www.ticketonline.de, as well as from Rheinpfalz Ticket Service (hotline 0180 5003417), in all offices, service points and advance sales points of the Rheinpfalz.

Fruchthallstr. 10, 67655 Kaiserslautern
Tel.: 0631 – 3653450
www.fruchthalle.de

Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays: 09-12 noon, Wednesdays: 09-16:00, Fridays 09-13:00

Photo: The Fruchthalle © Stadt Kaiserslautern


Pfalzgalerie

Pfalzgalerie, Museumsplatz 1, 67657 Kaiserslautern
Tel.: 0631 3647201
Tuesday: 11:00 – 20:00, Wednesday – Sunday: 10:00 – 17:00, Closed Mondays

The Museum Palatine Gallery in Kaiserslautern was founded in 1874 as a museum of Trades and Crafts. The museum building was constructed from 1875 to 1880. Today, its main focus is on painting and sculpture from the 19th to 21st centuries.

The permanent collection includes: nos amis. Abstrakte amerikanische Kunst aus französischem Privatbesitz (our friends. Abstract American Art from a Private French Collection)

Photo: © Stadt Kaiserslautern


Theodor Zink Museum

Theodor Zink Museum, Steinstr. 48, 67657 Kaiserslautern
Tel. 0631 365-2327
www.theodor-zink-museum.de
Tuesday to Friday: 9 am to 5 pm;
Saturday and Sunday: 10 am to 6 pm;
Closed Monday
Guided tours by telephone arrangement

Permanent Exhibition: Kaiserslautern – Time Pictures from Ten Millennia

Times of Opening: Wednesday to Friday 10am to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am to 6pm, Closed Mondays and Tuesdays

Documentation – Stations of a Municipal Museum
From the History of the Theodor Zink MuseuEmmerich Smola School of Music and Music Academy

Photo: © Stadt Kaiserslautern


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