This weekend is Brunnenfest

This weekend sees one of the largest festivals in Oberursel take place – the fountain festival or Brunnenfest.

The event kicks off on Friday evening at 5.30pm with an open-air church service at the Marktplatz followed by the official opening with Fountain Queen Anna-Lena I.

Other highlights include the inauguration of the “St.Crutzen” Fountain on Saturday morning in Weißkirchen in the grounds of St.Crutzen Church at 11am and the 5, 10 and 21.1km festival runs on Sunday morning at 10am.

For children up to the age of 10 the Kindermeile will be in the Obere Hainstraße on Saturday between 3pm and 6pm and the annual duck race on the Urselbach will be held on Sunday at 3pm with tickets being sold on Saturday in the Weidengasse.

Saturday evening there will also be a talent show for the town’s youth to show what they can do from 5pm until 7pm.  The show is aptly named “Kickfactor: … and what can you do?”

The fun fair is in its usual place on the Bleiche car park as is the craft market in front of the town hall, with the closing fireworks taking place at 10.30pm on Monday evening. [Read More…]

Jazz meets mills – Jazz meets Mühle

“Jazz meets Mühle” is being held for the seventh time this year, and is again being held on Whitmonday, 21st May 2018, and involves as always the mills along the Mühlenwanderweg.

At six places along the route there will be jazz bands playing, with refreshments available and a chance to see the historical buildings from a new perspective.

Although the event itself will be taking place between 11am and 5pm, the bands are playing at different times along the route, allowing visitors to experience each one in turn. [Read More…]

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Karin und Karl Abel – Diamond Wedding Anniversary

Congratulations to Karin und Karl Abel in Oberursel who are celebrating their Diamond Wedding Anniversary today!

St.Crutzen Fountain inaugurated

This morning, Saturday, 26th May, 2018, the St.Crutzen-Brunnen in Weißkirchen, located in a courtyard next to the church, was inaugurated by Fountain Queen Anna-Lena I. and her Brunnenmeister Herbert, who were accompanied by a number of their predecessors.

The Brunnenfest has started

The 2018 Brunnenfest was officially opened by Fountain Queen Anna-Lena I., her Brunnenmeister Herbert and Mayor Hans-Georg Brum this evening.

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