In the beginning years the wine market festival in Oberwesel was held every 14 days and
was a pure sales promotion of the numerous vine dressers of the town of the towers and of
But throughout time the Oberweseler wine market developed itself more and more to a
tourist attraction and today it counts to one of the hightlights of the vintage festival
on the Rhine river. The Oberweseler vintage dressers and wine grape growers await a
numerous amount of guests in their wine stands and booths on the market place.
September 8, 2017
|6:00 p.m. Opening of the wine market.
Begin of the wine bars at the wine well and in the wine stands and booths on the market.
Promenade concert of the brass band orchestra of the Kolpings family Oberwesel
8:00 p.m. opening of the wine market through the mayor with cannon ball shooting
Subsequently live music and dance.
September 9, 2017
The wine witch
"heartily welcomes" you!
|1:00 p.m. Opening of the wine market with
cannon ball shooting.
Begin of the wine bars at the wine well and in the stands and booths and promenade
concerts on the market place.
3:00 p.m. big organ concert in the Liebfrauen church.
From 7:00 p.m. live music.
5:00 to 7:30 p.m. possibility to embark the special boats.
than 50 special boats wait for the numerous guests to see the nightly firework display
from the Rhine River. The musical brilliant firework display in front of the
medieval backdrop of Oberwesel is the highlight of the boat parade.
About 8:15 p.m. begin of the boat parade at the Lorelei Rock.
Illumination of the Lorelei Rock.
9:00 p.m. Oberwesel illuminates its historic townscape.
The mayor welcomes the guests
9:30 p.m. Musical brilliant firework display / Pyro musical
Night of the thousand fires -
Rhine in Flames / Rhine aflame
10:10 p.m. The boat parade turns back to its starting point.
On the wine market festival wine stands of the Oberweseler wine
dressers, happy medley and dance music.
Sunday, September 10,
|11:00 a.m. opening of the wine market with cannon
ball shooting. Begin of the wine bar in the wine stands and booths on the market place.
Up to 1:00 p.m. promenade concert of a brass band orchestra.
3:00 p.m. Big parade procession under a
from the train station to the north end of the town and
back to the market place.
4: 30 p.m. the parade procession finds its end on the market place. The wine witch from
Oberwesel and the representatives of the neighbouring towns welcome the guests.
5:00 p.m. On the stage at the market place live music.
September 11, 2017
|11:00 a.m. Begin of the traditional morning
pint with entertainment music.
Wine bar in all wine stands and booths on the market place.
Friday, September 15,
September 16, 2017
fees, boat cruise tickets and information
|Entrance fees for the wine market in Oberwesel:
Friday, September 8, 2017: free
Saturday, September 9, 2017: 3 EUR
Sunday, September 10, 2017: free
Monday, September 11, 2017: free
Friday, September 15, 2017: free
Saturday, September 16, 2017: free
Program subject to change!
Informations, reservations, mediation of special ships for small and large
groups and booking of tickets:
Boat round cruise tickets and information
Round boat trip with Walpurgis Night
and Dance into the May
Rhine in Flame in Bonn
2 firework displays round
boat trip Rhine River Lights with visit of wine festivals and winery festivals
Flame near Bingen and Rudesheim
Rhine in Flames in Koblenz, Coblence
Firework display round boat
trip Rhine River Lights with visit of wine festivals and winery festivals
Firework in Winningen
on the Mosel river
Rhine in Flame in Oberwesel on Rhine river
Rhine in Flame in St. Goar and St. Goarshausen
Fireworks near Boppard on the Rhine
Firework display round
boat trip Rhine River Lights Golden wine autumn and Swimming Federweisser vintage