Join in Carnival time in Germany
Almost every German city celebrates carnival and organizes a street parade in its city center.The best and most traditional carnival festivities take place in Cologne, Düsseldorf, Münster, Aachen, and Mainz.

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Visit Germany during carnival season, called Karneval or Fasching and join the colorful celebrations, street parades and costume balls. The celebrations start with "Women’s Carnival" Ladies, this is your day: You can kiss any man you like after cutting off his tie. Next is Rose Monday: Marching bands, dancers, and floats parade down the streets, throwing confetti, sweets, and toys. Thousands of dressed-up Germans flock to the streets every year to watch this spectacle. On Shrove Tuesday, costume balls are held all over Germany, while the quiet Ash Wednesday marks the end of the frenzied fun.

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