New in Karlsruhe this Winter

New in Karlsruhe this Winter

Discover the 5 best winter activities to meet new people

Are you new to Karlsruhe in winter and looking for fun activities to meet new people? Whether it's winter sports, carnivals or social walks through the snowy landscape – we show you the best winter activities where you can easily get into conversation or action.




1. Winter magic in front of the Karlsruhe Baroque Castle

Ice skating on the large ice rink, curling in the curling arena, romantic walks under illuminated trees and cozy huts with delicious food in the winter village await you on Karlsruhe's Schlossplatz. Between November and January, you can meet new people and experience Karlsruhe's snowflakes during Stadtwerke Karlsruhe's WINTERZEIT. So grab your skates and join us!




2. Meet new people at Karlsruhe Carnival

Wintertime is carnival time – and the best opportunity to meet new people in Karlsruhe! Celebrate in colorful costumes, enjoy sparkling dance marches, rousing carnival music and carnival parades in a sociable atmosphere. From November 11th through Shrove Tuesday to Ash Wednesday in February/March, get to know the fun side of the big city in Baden.




3. Winter walks with new friends

What could be better than a winter walk through snow-covered paths? Whether alone or with new friends, you can discover numerous hiking trails and footpaths in Karlsruhe and the surrounding area. For example, a walk along the fitness trails, through the zoological garden or to the dialect poetry trail in Karlsruhe is well worth it. Or do you fancy a longer winter hike through thick snow? The northern Black Forest has some fantastic trails that are perfect for a winter hike.




4. Hit the slopes, ready, go!

With 18 kilometers of slopes, you can experience several ski areas in Karlsruhe, but the Black Forest in particular offers many opportunities for winter sports. If you want to meet new people, check out the events organized by the Ski-Club Karlsruhe e. V. There are tours for beginners in the Black Forest, game evenings and social club life.




5. Meet dog lovers on husky hikes

Do you love dogs and dog lovers? Maybe you'll meet your soul mate on a leisurely husky hike through the nature of the Karlsruhe region. The guided group hikes for young and old last between 60 and 120 minutes. You will not only learn more about the region, but also about the dogs themselves. A unique experience is guaranteed!




Discover culture & stages

Karlsruhe's cultural scene is also worth a visit. Especially in the cooler months of the year, you can explore the many museums, theaters, cinemas and exhibitions and let yourself be entertained. We give you the 6 best cultural tips in Karlsruhe.

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