Last week, we looked at upcoming Carnival events in Luxembourg. This time, though, we're going international!

Here are some ideas for where to visit in France, Germany and the Netherlands to make the most of Carnival. 

Carnaval de Sarreguemines, France 

11 to 22 February 2023

Several different events will take place during Carnival such as the parade on Sunday 12 February at 15:00 and the children's masquerade ball on Sunday 19 February at 14:00.

Free access for children under 12 years old.

All information is here.

 2.     Cologne Carnaval, Germany

16 to 22 February 2023

One of the most popular and most visited in our area, this carnival attracts many visitors and the party lasts several days. There are several parades and even a Women’s Carnival Day, where women wear fancy dresses to their daily life.

You can find all information here.

3.     Foire de Carnaval, Place de la Republique, Metz France 

4 February to 19 March 2023

The traditional carnival fair will take place in Place de la Republique in Metz and includes games and attractions.

4.     Carnaval pour enfants/Kids Carnival Sarrebourg, France

22 February 2023 from 14h to 17h30

A carnival party for children with a costume competition, games, music and more.

Tickets are to be purchased at the Mairie de Sarrebourg from 6 February 2023.

Parents have to be present.

All the details are here.

5.     Kids Carnival Party at EuropaHalle Trier, Germany

19 February 2023 from 15:00

Tickets: 4EUR

Information and tickets here.

6.     Carnival in Maastricht, Netherlands 

18 February to 21 February 2023.

The party takes place everywhere in the streets, which are decorated in 3 official colors: red, yellow and green. With a big parade on Carnival Sunday

For more information the website is here.

 7.     Carnival in Valkenburg, Netherlands 

16 February 2023 from 18h

A 55-year-old tradition, carnaval is also celebrated in beautiful Valkenburg.

The information is here 

8.     Carnival in Frankfurt, Germany 

The Big Carnival Parade will take place on Sunday 19 February 2023.

All the information is here 

There's plenty of options to choose from! Whichever you choose, Let’z TravelmatKanner.