Events & going out

Enjoy with all your senses

At numerous festivals throughout the year we celebrate with guests from all over the world.  Enjoy great food on relaxed evenings on the banks of the Lahn, wine tasting high above the Lahn and a varied programme of art, music and theatre.  A highlight is Germany’s largest flower parade held in August.  

World classics on the piano (monthly)

World classics on the piano - this is a monthly concert series presenting exceptional young talent and new stars of the classical music scene in the Marble Hall Bad Ems.

→ Find out more

Kaiser Open Chess Tournament (March)

Whether you want to participate as an active chess player or as a spectator looking over the masters' shoulders, this is a very special chess event.

→ Find out more

Vineyard Festival (June)

"Wine-hiking and culinary delights" - Under this motto, local winegrowers as well as restaurateurs from the region will spoil you with delicious Lahn wine and culinary delights.

→ Find out more

Bahamas Night (July)

Caribbean feeling on the river Lahn?  The Bahamas Night promises a Caribbean atmosphere, beach, live music and cocktails, along with delicious food and an extensive entertainment programme.

→ Find out more

Rose Ball Bad Ems (July)

The highlight of the social event is traditionally the election of the new Queen of Roses, who will take over the sceptre from the incumbent queen around midnight.

→ Find out more

Oldtimer-Ralley (August)

The ADAC-Mittelrhein-Classic is an Oldtimer-Rally which offers pure car emotions - especially for lovers and admirers of precious classic cars.

→ Find out more

Flower parade Bad Ems (August)

The largest rolling flower show in Germany (and the third largest in the world) is the annual highlight of the Bartholomew's Market.  More than 1.5 million dahlias and other flowers on 30 themed floats process through the spa town, with musical accompaniment from top European bands.

→ Find out more

Full calendar of events

Explore all the events in Bad Ems

→ Find out more