The fountain festival is officially open

The fountain festival (Brunnenfest) was officially opened this evening (Friday, 14th June, 2019) by the Fountain Queen: Pia I.

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Pia I. with Brunnenmeister Mathias

Pia I. with Brunnenmeister Mathias during Autos in der Allee on Saturday, 27th April, 2019

Fountain Queen Pia I. with Brunnenmeister Mathias during Autos in der Allee on Saturday, 27th April, 2019

Pia I. is the new Fountain Queen

The new Fountain Queen was crowned in the Stadthalle in Oberursel on Saturday, 23rd March, 2019.

The evening started with a look back at the year 2009, in which Isabelle I. was the Fountain Queen, and together with her Brunnenmeister Uwe she talked about her experiences 10 year ago. [Read more…]

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…]

The Mouse in the Maize Maze

The Maize Maze opened its doors for the 15th year last weekend, with a motive that will particularly please younger fans.  The 3½ hectare maze belonging to the Bickert family contains signs for them to look out for with pictures of characters from the children’s programme “Die Sendung mit der Maus” on them.  And there is something to win as well. [Read more…]

Äppelparkbrunnen inaugurated

This morning, Saturday, 10th June, 2017, the Äppelparkbrunnen in Oberstedten, opposite the new Rewe supermarket, was inaugurated by Fountain Queen Ann-Kathrin I. and her Brunnenmeister Rainer, who were accompanied by a number of their predecessors.

Ann-Kathrin I. and Rainer inaugurating the Äppelparkbrunnen in Oberstedten on Saturday, 10th June, 2017

Ann-Kathrin I. and Rainer inaugurating the Äppelparkbrunnen in Oberstedten on Saturday, 10th June, 2017

The Äppelparkbrunnen in Oberstedten on Saturday, 10th June, 2017

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 Ann-Kathrin I.

Other highlights include the inauguration of the new “Äppelpark” Fountain on Saturday morning in Oberstedten (opposite the new Rewe)  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?”

A children’s disco with face painting is being held in the Ackergasse on Sunday starting at 2pm.

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…]

Ann-Kathrin I. and 20 years of Hof Kofler

With Hof Kofler celebrating their 20th anniversary last week, it was only fitting that one of the daughters of the house, Ann-Kathrin – who is currently the Fountain Queen Ann-Kathrin I. – should pay a visit with her Brunnenmeister Rainer:

Ann-Kathrin I. and Rainer amongst the flowers at Hof Kofler on Saturday, 6th May, 2017

Ann-Kathrin I. is the new Fountain Queen

Oberursel’s new Fountain Queen (Brunnenkönigin) is Ann-Kathrin I., who was crowned along with her Brunnenmeister Rainer at a ceremony in Oberursel’s Stadthalle on 1st April, 2017.

Ann-Kathrin I., who normally goes by the name of Ann-Katrin Kofler, is 24 years old and lives in Oberstedten and works as a surveyor.  Rainer Böhrig is 64 years old and a retired post office official.

The fact that she comes from Oberstedten is particularly relevant this year,  [Read more…]

Urselbachbrunnen inaugurated

The “Urselbachbrunnen” – a fountain in the grounds of the care home “Haus am Urselbach” was inaugurated by Fountain Queen Nadine I. on Saturday, 21st May, 2016.

Nadine I. pouring Apple Wine into the fountain

Nadine I. pouring Apple Wine into the fountain at the ceremony

Urselbachbrunnen with ex-Queens and ex-Brunnenmeister

A number of Fountain Queens and Brunnenmeister from previous years also attended

Ute Krostitz and Martin Barschke with the Fountain Pair

Ute Krostitz (left), who runs the care home, and Pastor Martin Barschke (right), manager of the Church organisation that owns the home, joined Christian and Nadine I. for the ceremony

Urselbachbrunnen - Brunnen der Brunnenkönigin Nadine I. 2016

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