Largest Fair on the Rhine
The Largest Fair on the Rhine (German: Größte Kirmes am Rhein) is a fair in Düsseldorf, drawing more than 4 million visitors annually, is one of Germany’s biggest fairs. It takes place the third week in July (2015 dates: July 17-26) on the left bank of the Rhine River, in the district Düsseldorf-Oberkassel, and features beer and food tents, amusement park rides, vendors, etc. as well as 10 days of various associated events and activities. Only three other German fairs get more visitors than Düsseldorf: Oktoberfest in Munich (6.7 million attendees in 2007), the Cranger Kirmes in Herne (4.5 million), and the Cannstatter Volksfest in Stuttgart (4.2 million).