• The oldest and largest amusement fair in Switzerland.
  • 500 rides, game stands, food and merchandise stalls across seven sites.

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From 29 October to 13 November 2022: the Autumn Fair (Herbstmesse) is held in Basel. Experience the rides and fair stalls at seven sites in the city.

When the bell sounds at twelve o’clock, you’ll know it’s that time again: the Autumn Fair begins! With its 550-year history, “d Mäss”, as it is known in Basel, has long been part of the city’s cultural heritage. As the largest amusement fair in Switzerland, it delights young and old alike. From Barfüsserplatz to Messeplatz, from Petersplatz to the Münster: experience the thrill of the rides and the tradition and nostalgic atmosphere of the fair stalls and attractions.

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