Spring Dippemess

12.04. – 05.05.2019

Frankfurt's Spring Dippemess at the Ratsweg Fairground is the largest folk festival in the Rhine-Main region, attracting more visitors than any other outdoor fair. From party pavilions and food stalls to exciting fairground attractions, the Spring Dippemess guarantees fun and games for the entire family. The fair's high-tech rides are particularly popular, the unofficial slogan being "Higher! Farther! Faster!"

Opening times of the Spring Dippemess

Mondays to Thursdays 2:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Fridays and Saturdays (incl. Easter Saturday) 2:00 pm – Midnight
Sundays 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Fairground "Festplatz am Ratsweg", 60385 Frankfurt am Main

Fairground Regulations
For reasons of public order and safety, dogs and bicycles are prohibited on the fairground during opening hours.

Fairground Attractions, Pottery Market and Party Pavilion Programme

The Spring Dippemenss comprises a total of 135 stalls and booths, including one party pavilion, 18 faiground rides of various types, 29 gaming booths (shooting galleries, games of skill etc.), 13 children's rides, 14 pottery sales stalls, 40 food and beverage stalls, 18 candy stands and two raffle booths.


Adventure Dippemess

A film of one of the most attractive festivities of Hessen - the Frankfurt Dippemess.

Children's Day and Family Day

Every Tuesday is Children's Day at the Dippemess Fair!

And every Thursday is Family Day!



Getting to the Spring Dippemess:

Public transport stop: Eissporthalle/Festplatz

Please note that there is no parking available directly at the fairground!


The History of Frankfurt's Dippemess

The Dippemess is a traditional fair that dates back to the 14th century. At that time, the "Maamess", as it was then called, was a mediaeval market proffering domestic articles.