Every last weekend of July Bad Kissingen hosts the Rakoczy Fest. The festival lasts during 3 days. The highlight is the parade on Sunday and finishing the festival with big fireworks in the evening. The festival tells part of the city’s life as a cultural and health center of Germany in the 19th century. A lot of princes, military and other important celebrities came to Bad Kissingen to get benefit of the healing sources. Today the city is still known as a medical spot and is appreciated nationwide.