Autumn Dippemess

06th September – 22nd September 2024*
*Not final. Subjected to change.

The Dippemess is a colourful folk festival for the whole family, a traditional event looking back on a long and storied past. It is known throughout the entire Rhine-Main region and is at the same time Frankfurt's largest and oldest folk festival.

The Dippemess takes place twice a year. The first edition of the fair is known as the "Spring Dippemess", held around Easter for a duration of approximately three weeks. The second edition is the "Autumn Dippemess", taking place at the beginning of September and lasting just over a week. The festival is held at the large fairground on the Ratsweg, right in front of Frankfurt's ice-sports arena, the "Eissporthalle".


Opening hours

Monday: Closed

Tuesday to Thursday: 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Friday: 3:00 pm to midnight

Saturday: 2:00 pm to midnight

Sunday: 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm


Handicapped parking spaces
are located on Ostendstraße in limited numbers.


Please note:
Dogs are not allowed on the event premises.

History of the 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.



to the Autumn Dippemess

Public transport stop: Eissporthalle/Festplatz

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