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Visitors of the Sickingen carnival in Landstuhl enjoy rides, food and a vendors' market. This year's market takes place from April 29 through May 2.
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Landstuhl holds annual May market with rides, vendors, food

Posted 4/28/2011   Updated 4/28/2011 Email story   Print story


from Landstuhl Union Community administration office
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

4/28/2011 - RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- Landstuhl will hold its annual Sickingen May market today through Monday.

Traditionally, the Landstuhl Brass Orchestra will open the event at 4 p.m. with a concert at Neuen Markt. Following, city mayor Klaus Grumer will officially welcome all visitors at 4:30 p.m.

Tonight around 10 p.m., an opening fireworks display will be lit from Nanstein Castle. A local group called Heimatfreunde Landstuhl with support of the market vendors and ride owners will be responsible for the fireworks.

The annual balloon contest, sponsored by the city of Landstuhl and Heimatfreunde Landstuhl, will begin at 11 a.m. at the German elementary school (Grundschule "in der Au").

The May market will offer a diversified entertaining program. Rides of all kinds, raffles, snack stands offering a variety of culinary specialties, and a vendors' market in front of Stadthalle will be available to lure visitors.

Monday will be Family Day with reduced ticket prices on rides and other special offers.
On all market days, Sickingen-Bus, a bus shuttle transporting people within Landstuhl, will start service at 5 a.m. today and Monday, at 8 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday. The last trip each day will be offered at 11 p.m.

May market hours will be 4 to 10 p.m. today, noon to 11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and noon to 10 p.m. Monday.

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