What most people don’t know about Frankfurt is that there are exciting nightlife activities in each corners of the city’s districts waiting to be discovered. There are modern bars mixed with an international flair and traditional apple wine pubs are aplenty, especially in the district of Sachsenhausen.

When it comes to music, Kleine Bockenheimer Strasse tops the list of being the go-to district in Frankfurt, as it is surrounded with highly-recommended jazz bars and one-for-books live jazz performances. As for the dance clubs and techno music, you will find some of the worlds best clubs.

Our team of experts compiled this guide with the biggest names when it comes to the party scene and nightlife in Frankfurt. Whether you’re planning a vacation or only looking for new places to go out and enjoy some drinks – this guide is absolutely what you need. Enjoy!

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Partying in Frankfurt – Things to Know

CULTURE AND DRINKING TRADITIONS

Apple wine plays an integral part in the city’ drinking culture. Frankfurt apple wine is traditionally poured from Bembel or a stoneware jug into a ribbed glass, the Gerippte. As a matter of fact, an annual Apple Wine Festival is being held to celebrate Frankfurt’s most popular beverage.

DRESS CODE FOR FRANKFURT’S NIGHTLIFE

Since Frankfurt is known for being a high-end city, there goes the upscale establishments implementing a strict door policy. If you’re in a laid-back club, go for jeans and loosen up the smart casual vibe, but for the top disco and club in Frankfurt, avoid wearing sneakers, sports attire, sandals, work boots, shorts, cut offs in a posh club. For women, wear something that would catch the attention of the doorman, something upscale and high-end.

SAFETY TIP WHEN PARTING IN FRANKFURT

Public drunkenness is unacceptable in Frankfurt and in Germany as a whole, which is why it’s best to know your limits, and avoid too much drinking. A dreading long line is also a common thing to expect in Frankfurt, and “holding” a space for a friend is really offensive. Remember to bring only the essentials. Less is always more.

Our insider tips

Planning Your Frankfurt Visit

See Frankfurt in its full glory every April to September. This is a time where people get to wear comfortable attire because of the perfect weather. Every Summer, the sun doesn’t set until around 9:30pm bringing in more time to visit more cafes, boutiques, and attend open-air movie screenings. Every December, Frankfurt comes to life as it hosts one of Germany’s largest Christmas markets. There is also a mini version of Oktoberfest held every mid-September to the first week of October.

How many days to spend in Frankfurt?

Allot at least 3 days to wander around Frankfurt. Since is it’s a compact city, major landmarks can be visited from the botanical gardens, museums, Jewish cultural sites, markets, and apple wine taverns where you can try the city’s popular beverage, Apfelwein.

Where to stay?

There are different types of travelers, the thrifty travelers, and those who travel for business. Frankfurt has plenty of hotels to choose from, ranging from budget, mid-range, and luxury hotels.

Low-Range

  •       Angel Hotel
  •       Ibis Styles
  •       Hotel Expo

Mid-Range

  •       Höll am Main
  •       Hotel Mystique
  •       The Apartment Suite (Osteiner Hof)
  •       Top Hotel Hammer Nichtraucherhotel
  •       The Suite Fabric Hotel

Luxury

  •       Jumeira Frankfurt
  •       Villa Kennedy
  •       Falkenstein Grand Kempinski
  •       Hotel Hessischer Hof
  •       Le Meridien Parkhotel Frankfurt

Good to know

Language
German
Currency
Euro
Timezone
UTC (+01:00)
Country Code
+49
Best time to visit
From May through July is the best time to visit Frankfurt. The temperatures are mild and the crowds are minimal. The weather is ideal for drinking cafe or a cocktail outside. Plan your accommodations well in advance and be prepared to pay more at this time of the year!

*Note: We try to provide free information that is as up-to-date and accurate as possible. However, if you are planning to travel it’s a good idea to double check specific dates and information to avoid surprises.