Culture- and Shopping Night: “Weiden is dreaming”

Culture- and Shopping Night: "Weiden is dreaming" -- Photo Credit: Pro WeidenWeiden, Germany — As a result of the large success of the past years, PRO WEIDEN will hold another culture- and shopping night “Weiden is dreaming” this year. On Friday, July 22, Weiden invites visitors to dream and be astonished. “Weiden is dreaming” means enjoying the summer weather and strolling through downtown, being taken away into a new dream in every street.

Musicians and artists will transform downtown Weiden into a dreamscape full of romantic light effects whose appeal you cannot elude.

Be charmed by the variety that is presented to you on this evening. Store opening hours will be extended until midnight for this event and the participating stores will feature a lot of special offers. You can shop to your heart’s content until midnight, enjoy culinary delicacies at every corner downtown, and admire various artists. .

All over downrown, about 150 stores offer specialties during “Weiden is dreaming.” In addition to many shopping attractions, visitors can enjoy an attractive entertainment program that leaves nothing to be desired. .

About twenty bands will provide a wide variety of musical entertainment at various locations downtown Weiden. There will be a large variety of music ranging from standards, hits to rock, pop and jazz. There will be something for everybody. Nobody will be bored for sure!

Culinary delicacies will be offered as well. Many food booths will provide you downtown with special treats. Whether its freshly drawn Zoigl with Brezen, specialties from the grill, burgers and refreshing cocktails or sweets – the variety will excite young and old.

A special highlight will be the colored light poles, courtesy of Stadtwerke Weiden and Stromnetz Weiden i. d. OPf., that will illuminate our music groups, rising high into the sky and making the various locations easily visible from far. The Old Town Hall will also be illuminated. Der Neue Tag Publishing Company will drench the building in the heart of downtown in blue light.

The artisans‘ market at the Lower Market will also sparkle in bright colors. Extraordinary artisans will artfully present and sell their various handmade goods.

Starting at 7 p.m., “Jalapeños Percussion” and their Samba drums in Sedanstraße will lit up your spirit, moving to Josef-Witt-Platz at 8 p.m. and into the Dr.-Pleger-Straße at 9 p.m.. At 7 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., the drum group “Ritmo Vulcanico“ will entertain visitors on Stadtmühlweg Ost. Additional performances take place at 7.45 p.m. on Türlgasse and at 8.30 p.m. on Obere Bachgasse. Stating at 10 p.m., the oriental dance group Tanzgruppe “Merhaba & friends” will present exquisite belly dance on Dr.-Pfleger-Straße.

Visitng Obere Bachgasse will also be worth your while because the third street flea market will be held, inviting visitors to stroll around and hunt for bargains. You can rest assured that there’ll be something for everybody.

All of this is just a small portion of the program that PRO WEIDEN has put together this time. Be surprised and dream along with us on Friday, July 22, 2016.

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