550th anniversary of the Basel Autumn Fair

The Basel Autumn Fair is the biggest and oldest fun fair in Switzerland. With its centuries-old tradition, it is part of the city's living cultural heritage. As one of the largest city centre fairs in Europe, its appeal extends far into the Dreiland region.

In 2020 and 2021 the Basel Autumn Fair will celebrate its 550th anniversary with various activities. The anniversary year will last from the ringing of the bell on 24 October 2020 until the Autumn Fair 2021 (23 October to 7 November 2021, Petersplatz and Hääfelimäärt until 9 November).

Anniversary year of the Basel Autumn Fair

The Basel Autumn Fair is celebrating its 550th anniversary in 2020 and 2021. During the anniversary year and the lead-up to the start of the 2021 Autumn Fair, fair-related activities will be featured on various squares in Basel’s city centre.

Applications for the Basel Autumn Fair

Applications to the Basel Autumn Fair 2021 are possible with the official application forms from november 11th 2020 until january 31st 2021.

Popular autumn fair products now available online

Various popular goods and specialities of the Basel Autumn Fair can be ordered online. You can find market traders who have an online shop in the listing of the Swiss Market Association.

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