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Wäldchestag - Forest Day

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Unique to Frankfurt am Main, the "Wäldchestag" (Forest Day) falls on the Tuesday after Whitsun and is the high point of the Whitsun holiday. The metropolis of Frankfurt has been celebrating this day as its "national holiday" for centuries. Young and old throughout the generations leave their work by midday at the latest, gathering their kith and kin and heading to Frankfurt's city forest to celebrate "their" Wäldchestag. The Wäldchestag is a symbol of how much the citizens of Frankfurt identify with and love their city. It is an important custom and part of Frankfurt’s urban life.

Venue: Frankfurt City Forest

More details:

http://www.frankfurt-tourismus.de/waeldchestag