Bad Münster am Stein/Ebernburg will hold its 27th medieval market with jousting tournaments today through Sunday. The event with more than 100 stands and craftsmen will be located in the center of Ebernburg. The knights tournament will take place near the banks of the Nahe River, in front Rotenfels, a large, red, sandstone rock.
The event will officially open at 5 p.m. today in the yard of Ebernburg Castle, and the market with vendors and craftsmen will start at 6 p.m. Jugglers, dancers and musicians will entertain visitors in the streets.
On Saturday, the official opening of the historical market with proclamation of market regulations will take place at 11 a.m. to be followed by a parade through the center of town.
A medieval camp set up along the river will show visitors what life was like in the Middle Ages. There, visitors can test their skills in archery and axe throwing.
The historical jousting tournament with knights on horses will take place at 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday near the banks of Nahe River.
Sunday’s activities will begin at 11 a.m. The big close out event with more than 200 participants will take place at 8 p.m. on the market stage.
Tickets for the medieval market cost €7 for adults and €2 for children. Visitors dressed in medieval costumes pay €4. The daily family ticket is €10. Jousting tournament tickets are €10 for adults and €3 for children. Combined tickets (market and tournament) are €13 for adults and €20 for families.
For more information on the festival, visit www.bad-muenster-am-stein.de.