Beecker Kirmes


Written by Anneke Söpper and last edited by Garry on


This large funfair of the lower Rhine region awaits visitors with some two hundred booths and funfair rides. An intense few days can traditionally be experienced following the harvest in August. During which much fun, laughter as well as the traditional drink Fisternölleken (corn schnapps with sugar and raisins) are the order of the day in Duisburg.

The Beecker Kirmes in the Ruhr Metropolis was first mentioned in 1539, hence a truly traditional spectacle and one that is a collective event every year. The mixture of good mood, thrill and sundry little delicacies unite both young and old.

Several bands, dance groups and a traditional Sunday morning get-togethers in the marketplace contribute to the cheerful atmosphere during the funfair.



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