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September 15 - September 18Free admission!
The traditional Ramstein funfair takes place on the third weekend in September each year. Ramstein’s market square turns into a big fairground. The funfair features fun rides and booths offering candies, cotton candy as well as food, beverages and musical entertainment. The celebrations start on Friday evening with live musical entertainment at the restaurant “Die Bühne”. Here the “Straußjugend” of the town gathers to get ready for the festival weekend. The band Offbeat puts the audience in the right mood for the event. The fairground opens Saturday at 4 p.m. The funfair officially starts with the tapping of the first keg of beer by the Ramstein mayor at 6 p.m. on Saturday. The party band “Hüttenrocker” entertains the visitors at the restaurant “Die Bühne” from 8 p.m. A fireworks display on the fairground is scheduled for 9.30 p.m. The traditional raising of the fair pole takes place in front of the Ramstein museum (Miesenbacher Strasse 1) on Sunday at 3 p.m. The fairground opens 1 p.m. Booths and fun rides open on Monday and Tuesday from 3 p.m. The family day on Tuesday features special discounts. The festival ends with the “funeral procession” on Tuesday evening.