Due to the Coronavirus, please stay home!

  Good people, We would love to keep on giving you great tips on what you can do in Dresden. But unfortunately Corona restricts us all. Therefore here is our hint and request to you: Stay at home as much as possible! Avoid social (physical) contacts. Wash your hands excessively. If you can’t stand it at home anymore: go for a walk. But please don’t get infected and take care of yourself. If you have any questions regarding your stay, accommodation or anything else, the best way to contact us is via mail. We continue to work from home, so […]

What’s On In Dresden
5 – 11 March 2020

What’s On In Dresden? (Photo: M. Hultsch) On 8 March, there is celebrated the International Women’s Day. It originated as an initiative of socialist organisations in the period before the First World War in the struggle for equal rights, the right to vote for women and the emancipation of female workers and took place for the first time on 19 March 1911. Since 1921 it has been celebrated annually on 8 March. In 1975, the United Nations designated it as United Nations Day for Women’s Rights and World Peace and for the first time held a celebration on 8 March […]

What’s On In Dresden
27 February – 4 March 2020

What’s On In Dresden? (Photo: M. Hultsch) Alaaf! It’s the time of Karneval: Carnival, Shrove Tuesday, Fassenacht, Fasnacht, Fasnet, Fasching, Fastabend, Fastelovend, Fasteleer or fifth season are the names given to the customs with which the time before the forty-day period of fasting is celebrated. Fasting begins on Ash Wednesday and serves to prepare for Easter. The “Karnival” is celebrated in very different ways: Carnival parades, music, masks and costumes. Carnival in Latin America has developed a very independent vitality, for example at the Oruro Carnival or the Carnival in Rio. Well known are also the carnival in Venice, in […]

What’s On In Dresden
20 – 27 February 2020

  What’s On In Dresden? (Photo: M. Hultsch)   Tips for the weekend Do you want to spend an eventful and fun day with your children? You can visit the small town Meißen with its medieval charm and the great Albrechtsburg. From two o’clock you can visit the Kinderfasching with creative costumes in the sense of carnival. For those without kids, a day in Meißen can be a very nice alternative to your stay in Dresden. With a lot of the famous Meißen wines, you can enjoy a great view over the city and the Elbtal. If the weather is […]

What’s On In Dresden
13 – 19 February 2020

What’s On In Dresden? (Photo: M. Hultsch) We hope you have overcome the stormy days well. The events of the coming days are of historical and political importance and might be stormy in another sense: Today, Thursday, 13 February 2020, Dresden will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the destruction of the city centre during the Second World War. Dresden was one of many cities that were largely destroyed by air raids during the Second World War. National Socialists and the GDR used the events for their propaganda, so that February 13th remains controversial to this day. With the Human Chain […]

What’s On In Dresden
6 – 12 February 2020

What’s On In Dresden? (Photo: M. Hultsch) Tips for the weekend Climate change is real. The weather is going crazy. The last few days have definitely been real warmy spring days. Also on the weekend it should be sunny but cold. What about a trip to dresden’s zoo this weekend? Check out the website! There you will find all necessary information for a nice trip! There are daily feedings where you can watch the keepers feeding animals! Like, on Saturdays you can see the snow leopards and the lions, on Sundays you can see the little meerkats, and daily the […]

What’s On In Dresden
30 January – 5 February 2020

What’s On In Dresden? (Photo: M. Hultsch) First of all: We would like to wish you all a Happy and Cheerful New Chinese Year!  Tips for the weekend Do you like flea markets? Then this weekend is just right for you! On the one hand there is, on Sunday an indoor flea market, where you can find new-old table, or just some Schnick-Schnack, you should definitely go there. Directly at the train station Neustadt, there are two huge halls, full of flea market stuff! On the other hand, there is also an antique flea market in the Neustädter Markt – […]

What’s On In Dresden
23-29 January 2020

What’s On In Dresden? (Photo: M. Hultsch) Tips for the weekend On Saturday during the day at Weißer Hirsch, the annual handmade market takes place with a selection of small, individual traders from the region. There you will find DIY at its best: sewn goods, children’s clothes and toys, rockabilly hair accessories and vintage, ceramics, pictures and graphics. Well suited to spend the Saturday there to browse and rummage! At the moment, there’s the European championship in men – handball! So, if you like handball and want to watch a play of the Dresdeners: Saturday, in the evening, there is […]

What’s On In Dresden
16-22 January 2020

What’s On In Dresden? (Photo: M. Hultsch) Happy New Year, everybody! The Welcome Center wishes you a good start into the new year! We are back from our holidays and hope that you also had nice holidays, have made it through the turn of the year well and can now start the new year with new energy and joy. Tips for the weekend This week there are some great events at Groove Station! So if you don’t know the Groove Station yet, go there and get to know it! It is located in the north of Dresden, in Neustadt. Thursdays, […]

What’s On In Dresden
9-15 January 2020

What’s On In Dresden? (Photo: M. Hultsch) Happy New Year, everybody! The Welcome Center wishes you a good start into the new year! We are back from our holidays and hope that you also had nice holidays, have made it through the turn of the year well and can now start the new year with new energy and joy. In the meantime, the last Christmas markets have also closed. Maybe you’ve visited one or the other and tested the different Glühweine! Yummy! Tips for the weekend Do you feel like an atmospheric indie concert? The New Zealander “Tamaryn” is coming […]