German Mardi Gras Traditions

German Mardi Gras Traditions

Everything you need to know about German Mardi Gras Traditions. Mardi Gras is called Carnival, Fasching or Fassenacht in Germany. The opening of the so called fifth season is November 11th at 11:11 am. Carnival ends after the peak of shrove Monday and shrove Tuesday with it’s popular parades. In between there are many traditional events for and with the public.

But there is more about German Mardi Gras traditions. Good food, drinks and music! Oma likes to share authentic recipes like the pork lard with apples and onions as appetizer. The most famous dessert are the homemade German doughnuts. Recipes for finger food like a decorative hedgehog with curry meat balls are also one of the many choices.

The right music to get into the mood is very important too. After all it’s about German Mardi Gras traditions. An ultimate playlist provides 44 classic songs for Carneval or Mardi Gras in Germany.

German Mardi Gras Music

The ultimate Playlist for German Mardi Gras Music. 44 German Carnival Songs to get you moving.

German Mardi Gras Music Can you hear it? The German Mardi Gras Music picked by Oma? That joyous, upbeat sound. It’s called carnival music (karnevalsmusik) translated to  and it’s essential for any Mardi Gras celebration. In Germany, we call this time Fasching or Fassenacht, and the peak starts the Thursday before Ash Wednesday (February 4) […]

German Karneval Mardi Gras

German Karneval Mardi Gras. The food, the fun, the Fasching! Helau and Alaaf!

German Karneval Mardi Gras and recipes to celebrate When the German Karneval Mardi Gras season starts German Karneval Mardi Gras or Carnival (Karneval) goes by a lot of different names: Fasching, Fastnacht, and Fassenacht. But it all means one thing… fun! Germans consider this time “the fifth season” of the year, and it starts on […]