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At a glance

Initially, these neighbourhood fairs started off as religious festivals celebrating the patron saint of the local church or the anniversary of its consecration. Over time, they turned into funfairs with bumper cars, carousels, food stands and games booths, which appeal to visitors of all ages. As such, they are now a proud part of our traditions and the nation's cultural heritage.

Not only that, they provide a friendly atmosphere where people can get together and socialise. The neighbourhood fairs are an opportunity for people of all ages, long-time residents and new arrivals to meet, talk and interact with one another.

To keep this piece of local heritage alive, the City would like to support or even revitalise these neighbourhood fairs by teaming up with local associations and clubs, as unfortunately only Sunday fairs are now held in certain districts. However, once a year, some neighbourhood squares turn into mini carnivals, complete with bright lights, the smell of cotton candy and fried foods, and the sound of children squealing with joy from the various rides.

Application and participation conditions

Participation in the neighbourhood fairs is limited to professional fair workers and local (neighbourhood) associations/clubs.

Applications (using the form) must reach the City of Luxembourg on 1 January at the earliest and by no later than:

  • 15 March for the "Zéissenger Kiermes",
  • 31 March for the "Mäerler Kiermes",
  • 15 April for the "Gasperécher Kiermes", and
  • 31 May for the "Bounneweger Kiermes".

For a paper version of this form, please get in touch with us using the contact details found at the bottom of this page.

Contact details

Petit Passage

9, rue Chimay
L-2090 Luxembourg

Opening hours

Monday–Friday

8:00–12:00 and 13:30–17:00