What is the Schueberfouer?

What is the Schueberfouer?

The Schueberfouer is the annual Luxembourg City funfair held on the Glacis square in the city district of Limpertsberg. The 680th edition of the largest amusement park in the wider region beyond national borders will start on 20 August 2021 and ends on 8 September 2021.

How many rides are there in the Schueberfouer?

In 2010, the fair comprised 184 attractions including 27 major rides, 13 children’s rides and 54 restaurants and snacks bars. In 2018, the fair was expected to attract over 2 million visitors. John I of Luxembourg, better known as John the Blind, King of Bohemia and Count of Luxembourg, founded the Schueberfouer on 20 October 1340.

How long does the Schueberfouer fair last?

Traditionally, the Schueberfouer starts on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday before Saint Bartholomew’s day (24 August) and closes on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday before 12 September in order to last 20 days every year. In 2010, the fair comprised 184 attractions including 27 major rides, 13 children’s rides and 54 restaurants and snacks bars.

Will there be a Schueberfouer in 2021?

COVID-19: Schueberfouer cancelled Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the Schueberfouer will unfortunately not take place in 2021. Dates, times and locations Dates of upcoming fairs

How many visitors does the Schueberfouer attract?

In 2018, the fair was expected to attract over 2 million visitors. John I of Luxembourg, better known as John the Blind, King of Bohemia and Count of Luxembourg, founded the Schueberfouer on 20 October 1340. The founding document stated: It will begin on the eve of the feast of St Bartholomew and will last for a full eight days.

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