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September 13 - September 17Free admission!
The traditional Ramstein funfair is hosted 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. Amusement rides open from 6 p.m. on Friday. At 8.30 p.m. the youngsters of the town – the “Ramstein Straußjugend” – meet at the restaurant “Die Bühne” to start the fair with a joyful get-together for the first pint of beer. On Saturday the fairground opens at 2 p.m. The funfair officially starts with the tapping of the beer keg by the mayor at 7 p.m. The party band “Bright Star Duo” entertains the visitors with live musical entertainment from 8.30 p.m. A fireworks display is scheduled for 9.30 p.m. On Sunday the traditional raising of the fair pole takes place in front of the Ramstein museum (on Miesenbacher Strasse 1) at 3 p.m. On Monday visitors gather from 10 a.m. for pre-lunch drink. The family day on Tuesday features special discounts. The festival ends with the “funeral procession” by the “Ramstein Straußjugend” on Tuesday at 8.30 p.m.