Herbsttreiben – a Market of Markets

Vegetables - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / OG_visionThe annual Herbsttreiben weekend in Oberursel is being held between the 13th and 15th of September, 2013.

On these days, a handicraft market will take place on the Epinayplatz and in the Kumeliusstraße, cider will be sold on the Marktplatz at the “Ebbelwoi-Vertestigung” and at the “Apfelweingarten” in the Vorstadt, whilst stalls selling French wares will be on the Rathausplatz.

Also on the Marktplatz there will be a market of specialities from Thuringia, and music and entertainment can be expected at both the Marktplatz and the Rathausplatz.

Sunday, 15th September is “verkaufsoffen” and many of the shops in the town centre will be open during the afternoon.

During the entire weekend a miniature railway for children will be running in the Ackergasse and Untere Hainstraße.

Weekly market moved

As the Marktplatz is not available, the weekly market will be held on the car park next to the Rathausplatz and in the Hospitalstraße on Saturday, 14th September.  On Wednesday, 11th September, it will be held on the Rathausplatz and the neighbouring car park.

Road closures

Roadworks sign - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / RedKoalaThe Untere Marktplatzstraße will be closed from Thursday 12th until Sunday 15tth.

The Eppsteiner Straße (from the Ackergasse), Ackergasse, Weidengasse, Marktplatz and Wiederholtstraße, will be closed on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th , with restrictions in the Hospitalstraße and Untere Hainstraße.

Parking restrictions

It will not be possible to park in the following streets:

Thursday to Sunday: Marktplatz, Untere Marktplatzstraße, Wiederholtstraße.

Saturday and Sunday: Eppsteiner Straße (next to the library), Ackergasse (from the Brauhaus)

On Wednesday and Saturday the outdoor car park at the town hall with be closed.

The car park next to the town hall in the Oberhöchstadter Straße will also be closed from Friday until Sunday.


About Graham Tappenden

Graham Tappenden is a British ex-pat who first came to Oberursel in 1993 and returned with his family to live there in 2003. He has been writing for AllThingsGerman.net since 2006. When not writing blog posts or freelancing for the Oberurseler Woche he works as a self-employed IT consultant solving computer problems and designing websites. In 2016 he gained German citizenship.

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