Christmastime in Germany is a brilliant time to catch up on the many art exhibitions and festivals that spice up the winter season, and we highlight twelve great. Unfortunately, Hell / Dunkel Winter Festival has had to be cancelled. Please find further details here, on the festival's official Facebook page. 3. Aug. - 5. Aug. HOF German Winter Festival, Ogden. Gefällt Mal. Jan 20 -. No loud music should be played outside. Today's German children usually mini geduldspiele Nikolaustag and the Weihnachtsmann Father Christmas. Traditionally held on the Saturday before the second Sunday of Advent Where: It is a state holiday in a few Lands states: The several-tonne cake harks back towhen the then-ruler of Saxony ordered a giant Stollen to be made for a military festival. This is usually quite a spectacle and most town people will be there celebrating.