Fasnacht in the Black Forest

Fasnet in Oberwolfach in the Black Forest

Since the last 60 years the Fasnet or Fasnacht in Oberwolfach has become very active. Every year there are traditional happenings like to erect the “Narrenbaum” (a long tree that is erected in the middle of the city and stays there until the Fasnacht ends). There are the traditional parades and parties like on the women’s Fasnacht day (first day on thursday), on the Fasnacht Sunday and on the last day Tuesday.
Wolfach has different guild, one is the “Lempihexen” (see photo), the “wolfs”, the “Schnitzpuber” and “Serregeister”.

fasnacht black forest


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