Current situation in Frankfurt due to efforts to contain the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

Last update: 20.05.2020

Dear Frankfurt visitors,

Due to the current situation all events in the city are cancelled or postponed.

Stays in public spaces are only permitted alone, with two households or two families. A minimum distance of 1.5 metres must be maintained when meeting other persons.Public behaviour that is likely to jeopardise the distance requirement of sentence 2, such as joint celebrations, barbecues or picnics, is prohibited regardless of the number of persons. Since 27 April 2020, masks have been mandatory when using local public transport vehicles or entering the public areas of shops, banks and post offices

Hotel Information

Hotel operations are restricted, tourist overnight stays are currently prohibited - for now until 14 May 2020

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Information about institutions in Frankfurt

  • Museums are allowed to open again, check our list of museums
  • Palmengarten and Botanical Gardens are open
  • The zoo is open
  • The traffiq office for advice on public transport at the Hauptwache is open
  • Playgrounds are open 
  • Municipal offices slowly start offering their services again
  • Guided city tours are offered
  • Clubs, bars, discos and pubs are closed

Events in Frankfurt

  • “Ferienkarussell Frankfurt” cancelled
  • IRONMAN Frankfurt cancelled
  • J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Frankfurt is postponed to 9 September 2020
  • Events at Oper Frankfurt, Schauspiel Frankfurt, Alte Oper and Mousonturm cancelled
  • Hessentag in Bad Vilbel cancelled
  • Wäldchstag (Forest Day) cancelled
  • Main Festival cancelled
  • Museum Embankment Festival cancelled
  • Major events remain prohibited until at least 31 August 2020

Trade Fairs and Conventions in Frankfurt

Currently open are

  • Pharmacies, drugstores, medical supply stores
  • Supermarkets, weekly markets, beverage markets and pet shops
  • Filling stations
  • Post offices
  • Banks
  • Car dealers, bicycle shops and bookstores are open
  • Hairdressers
  • Tourist Information Office Römer and Tourist Information Office Hauptbahnhof (central station)

Information on the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

Current information can be found on the website of the Robert-Koch-Institut.

The hotline for the coronavirus of the state of Hessen is available daily from 08:00 to 20:00 hours on the state-wide number 0800-5554666.

We are still here for you. You can reach us by telephone Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 17:00 hours under +49 69/21 23 88 00 or by email under

We make every effort to keep the website up to date. Due to the exceptional situation we cannot guarantee the accuracy of opening and playing times on our website. If you have purchased tickets for an event, please contact the ticket seller.

Stay healthy!

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