Burg Lichtenberg Medieval Market
18th Medieval Christmas Market on November 30th and December 1st at Castle Lichtenberg.
The historic castle grounds (upper and lower part of the castle combined spanning 423 meters in length) offer the perfect opportunity for a time travel back to the Middle Ages. Throughout the entire castle complex, medieval musicians with ancient instruments and dance groups in colorful silky dresses entertain the visitors. Besides knights in armor and Templar gear, archery and crossbow shooting are on the agenda. Numerous stalls offer traditional medieval drinks and dishes, characteristic for knights and damsels. Additionally, local specialties are sold at several stalls while fast food is strictly prohibited. The castle’s unique panorama and flair, paired with the medieval activities and the sensational offerings ensure an exciting and beautiful experience. The entrance is free. Plenty of parking lots are available. They get assigned for a small fee (2 €). Dogs are permitted as long as they are leashed. A shuttle service is offered from Kusel Train Station to Castle Lichtenberg (Prices according to the VRN charge). The entire Medieval Fair is exclusively organized by members and associtates of the Förderverein and the TSG Burglichtenberg.
Begin of the Spectacle: • Saturday at 12 a.m. ( 12 a.m. to 21 a.m. ) • Sunday at 11 a.m. ( 11 a.m. to 18 a.m. )
Free Entrance. There are enough parking spaces/lots available ( 1 € parking fee ). Dogs on leash are allowed.
Visit the museums at the castle. At the Zehntscheune you will find the musician museum. There you can follow the way of the wandering musicians who traveled all over the world. Or you can explore the primitive world of 270 million years ago at the Geoskop.