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© Stadt Rotenburg (Wümme)
Sep 29, 2019

Kartoffelmarkt in Rotenburg (Wümme)

Always on the last Sunday of September. The Rotenburger potato market belongs to the county seat as the fish market to Hamburg. He is indispensable Always on the last Sunday of September in the city is celebrated quite vigorously. Then numerous product queens from the surrounding area are guests to attend the coronation ceremony of the new German potato queen.

Traditionally, the coronation is made by a prominent personality. This is always very exciting and can change at the last minute.

The shops in the city center have the possibility to open the shops from twelve o'clock. On the market square there are selected stalls with handicrafts and for the physical well-being.

Before the official opening of the Rotenburger Kartoffelmarkt on September 29, 2019, there will be a harvest-thanks service at ten o'clock on the action stage of the Neuer Markt. In the time from eleven to 17 o'clock then there the entertaining stage program is given to the best. In addition to dance performances, potato peeling competitions and lots of music, there are also interviews on potatoes and agriculture. The individual program items will be announced in good time before the festival.

The team of the information office of the city Rotenburg is to be reached Monday to Friday in the time of 08:30 to 12 o'clock and from Monday to Thursday from 14 to 17 o'clock under the call number 04261-71100 for information.


Neuer Markt Rotenburg (Wümme)
Am Neuen Markt
27356 Rotenburg (Wümme)

Contact data

Essener Straße 1
30173 Hannover
Phone: +49 (0) 511 / 2704880


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