if you like to make a trip to Grafenwöhr, e.g. with the motorcycle, it is worth while going there:
55. German-American Volksfest Grafenwoehr Protected content
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany. Once again, the U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr is inviting the entire population to celebrate the German-American Volksfest on Grafenwoehr Training Area.
The fest takes place from August 03 till August Protected content Camp Kasserine.
The fest is opens on August 03 and04 from 11 a.m. to midnight and on August 05 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
The fest area at Camp "Kasserine" offers visitors a large variety of rides and more than Protected content selling souvenirs, gifts and an international assortment of food ranging from American ice cream, barbeque ribs, tacos, nachos, chili, corn-on-the-cob, barbeque chicken, hot dogs, hamburgers and steaks to baked potatoes, gyros, smoked fishand egg rolls.
Like every year, the U.S. and German Armies host a static display of weapons systems and equipment.
The German Army will put several tanks on display toinclude a “Leopard,” “Marder” and Luchs,” as well as an anti-tank helicopter and a howitzer. Young people interested in joining the German Army, can visit and get information from the German Army recruiters which will be at thefest with their info truck.
The fest area can only be accessed viaGate 6. Exit is through Gate 4 near Tanzfleck. However, installation pass and ID card holders may also access the fest area through Gate 4. Sufficient parking is available on the training area and in thecity of Grafenwöhr; follow the parking signs. Free shuttle busses take visitors from the city’s parking lots to the fest area and back. Busses run every 15 to 30 minutes.
Shuttle bus stops are located at the city’s outdoor pool, on Marienplatz (next to the town hall) and at the German post office (Alte Amberger Straße). On all three fest days, the busses run from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Like every year,vehicle and visitor searches will be conducted.
Visitors are requested to carry their ID cards with them. Rucksacks, large bags, coolers and picnic boxes may not be brought onto the fest grounds.
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