10th Oberursel Feyerey

The middle ages will be coming to Oberursel at the weekend when the 10th annual “Feyerey” takes place on the fields next to the “Bachpfädchen”.

Over 68 market stands will offering food and drink, hand-made goods, and items such as soap and honey.

There will be games for children, fire shows, music and dancing, and even shows with birds of prey.  Click here for the times of the shows.

The event takes place on the fields between the Mühlenwanderweg and the Marxstraße.  To get there, either park on the field between the Marxstraße and the Hohemarkstraße or take the U-Bahn to “Lahnstraße”.

A jester taking part in the procession

A jester at the Feyerey in 2013

The Feyerey is open on Saturday, 4th August, 2018 from 11am to midnight and on Sunday, 6th August from 11am until 6pm.  The official opening procession is at 12 noon on Saturday and the fire show starts at 10pm.

Entry costs €7 for those aged 16 and over (reduced to €5 if they come in costume), €5 for children aged 6 and over, free entry for children under 6.  Dogs are welcome if they are on their lead.

For the 10th anniversary, there will also be a public reading by Robert Focken of his book “Arnulf: Das Schwert der Sachsen” on Friday evening at 8pm and entry to this will be free of charge.

Due to the very hot and dry weather additional fire-safety precautions are in place on the fields.

Click on the links to see photos of the Feyerey in previous years: 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013


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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