Frankfurt am Main: topics
Every year in mid-August the Frankfurt cider festival is held. This cheerful and bustling holiday is dedicated to the favorite drink of local residents. Locals claim that one of the main secrets of incomparable taste of the local cider is a special way of cooking, which is kept secret. The local drink is served solely in ceramic jugs.
During the festival, travelers are invited to try the most diverse varieties of cider, as well as original cocktails and refreshing drinks cooked of it. Performances by folk artists and street musicians are also an integral part of the holiday. During the festival, the city houses plenty of open markets that sell not only different varieties of the drink, but also traditional dishes, as well as other items.
The Sound of Frankfurt enjoys great popularity among music lovers. The very first festival has been held in 1994; since then a bright musical outdoor festival has become a tradition. The event brings together artists and musical groups from all over the world; both fans of classical music and those preferring modern music styles would be interested in visiting the festival.