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Martinmas Fair in Herzogenaurach

The Martinmas Fair in Herzogenaurach has been held here since 1764, and 250 years of frosty autumn weather has done nothing to harm the good atmosphere at this fair. In fact, there is no better way to drive away cold than by enjoying a hot drink or the funfair rides and games like "duck fishing" in the historical town centre.This year it takes place from November 9 to November 12, 2018.

While the attractions in the old days were liquorice, wedding sweeties (known as "firestones") and dried pears, both young and old today can enjoy the fairground, the handicrafts market and the children's programme in the castle courtyard. And, of course, the fair would not be complete without its lantern procession.

Children programme at the court yard

On Saturday, November 10, and Sunday, November 11 Samstag, the Generations.Center takes care of children with a lot of fun actions at the court yard. On Monday, November 12, there is the traditionell Martini riding with latern procession. It begins at 5 pm at the church yard.

City walk arounds and souvenirs

If you like enjoy a walk around in Herzogenaurach. The Heimatverein invites you to the legendary nightwathcman walk around. On Sunday the shops are open from 1pm to 6 pm and also the Tourist Info is waiting for you. 


Town of Herzogenaurach
Municipal Public Order Office

Wiesengrund 1
91074 Herzogenaurach

Phone +49 (0) 9132 / 901-171
Fax +49 (0) 9132 / 901-179