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Osterwiese - apply for a stand

Places are sought after for participation in the major Bremen folk festivals Freimarkt, Osterwiese and Christmas market. Timely registration is required.

The venue of the Osterwiese is the Bürgerweide (section).

Opening Hours of the Bürgerweide:

  • daily from 14 to 23 o'clock
    (up to half an hour the market activity may "run out")

These industries are represented on the Osterwiese:

  • Rollercoasters
  • distribution depots, sign painters and the like, showman suppliers
  • vending machine and gripper game shops
  • bumper cars, go-kart tracks
  • amusement and show business
  • shops selling goods for immediate or immediate consumption (e.g. snacks of all kinds, ice cream, fish, lard cakes)
  • Carousels, ghost trains
  • children's carousels, floor carousels, children's scooters, ship swings, looping swings, Schnauferl, children's ship swings
  • Ferris wheels up to 250 sqm total area
  • Ferris wheels over 250 sqm total area
  • Railways
  • Shooting ranges
  • Gaming shops (slot machines, general gaming shops)
  • Other premises with predominantly seating or standing facilities
  • Toys, pottery and household goods
  • Sales transactions (incl. showman requirements)
  • Raffles
  • Tent restaurants over 650 qm


  • The application period ends on 30 June of the previous year
  • Applications must be submitted on paper
  • Applications sent by e-mail will not be considered
  • Late applications will not be considered and will not take part in the remaining places

What documents do I need?

  • Completed application form (printout under Forms)
  • Name and address (Internet address if applicable)
  • nature of business
  • Dimensions of the shop (width x depth x height)
  • Photo of the shop (by day and night)
  • accurate quote
  • Connected loads for light and power current
  • Accessories (caravans, supply vehicles including their dimensions)
  • for amusement rides: construction plan