Needless to say, Easter bunnies were be mingling among the passers-by at the Wiesbaden Easter Market, organised by Wiesbaden Marketing GmbH, which offered activities in the pedestrian zone from 31 March to 2 April 2017. They gave children little surprises and, together with stilt-walkers, entertained the guests who spoilted for choice at the approximate 80 Easter Market stands offering regional, national and international handcrafts. The great fabric market at the Dern'sches Gelände, the Wiesbaden automobile exhibition at the Schlossplatz and the shops open for business on Sunday, April 2nd, are traditions at the Easter Market.
The popular hay figures, without which the Easter Market is unimaginable, accessories for home and garden, a wide range of jewellery made from silver, precious stones, shells or pearls, pottery, Easter ornaments and natural brushes characterised the range of goods at the Easter Market stands from Rheinstraße to Mauritiusplatz. Food and wine stands provided refreshment. There, visitors could try delicacies including honey and almond pastries as well as cheese and cold meat specialities. There were culinary treats at the Dern'sches Gelände too on Sunday when the great "Holland" mobile fabric market enticed the visitors to discover new fabrics and haberdashery at a total of 140 stands. Automobile fans got their money's worth at the Wiesbaden automobile exhibition at the Schlossplatz. There, the exhibition association of the Wiesbaden-Rheingau-Taunus vehicles guild with renowned car dealerships from the city and surrounding area shocased around 150 of the latest car models.