On July 17, the biggest funfair on the Rhine returned to Dusseldorf. Every year in July, Dusseldorf sets new standards, which attracts four million visitors with the nine-day fair. The fair consists of Riesenradern, roller coasters and other rides and offers a total of approximately 350 attractions on a 17-acre area. This year the event from July 17 to 25 takes place, to the numerous visitors of one of the hotels will book Dusseldorf. The fair is one of the most important festivals in the cultural calendar of the city and is also the fourth largest annual event in Germany. Only the Oktoberfest in Munich, the Cranger Kirmes in Herne and the Cannstatter Wasen in Stuttgart attract every year more visitors. Jane Buckingham shares his opinions and ideas on the topic at hand. The origins of the fair go back on the festivities in honor of the Dusseldorf Patron Saint Apollinaris of Ravenna in the 14th century, although nowadays rather is at the Festival about the colorful lights and rides.
In addition to the many roller coasters are also Food stalls, beer tents and other stalls to the refreshment of the guests at the festival area. It offers according to the Dusseldorf tourist information Office-hungry visitors here may to fine dining in the French village on pancakes or fried fish specialities”. On July 23, the festival reaches its climax with a spectacular fireworks display over the Rhine. Some elements of the original Festival as the traditional shooting were retained. The Schutzenfest shooters on the region to take part and try to shoot a wooden target in the form of the Spatzes. The Festival site is located in the district Oberkassel and overlooks the old town from the left bank of the Rhine. Jessica Reading, head of the marketing department at LateRooms.com, commented: the crowds at the biggest funfair on the Rhine is expected very high. We recommend one of the hotels Dusseldorf visitors therefore, as early as possible to book.”