Fishing festival Gaffelrigg

7/19/24 to 7/21/24 in Greifswald

The fishing festival weekend ends with the Ryck in Flames pyro laser and light show., © André Geschweng

The next dates:

  • Friday, Jul 19, 202412:00 - 00:00 clock
  • Saturday, Jul 20, 202410:00 - 00:00 clock
  • Sunday, Jul 21, 202410:00 - 23:00 clock
Children, Market & Festival

Greifswald once again invites you to the largest folk festival in Vorpommern. For three days and nights, guests can experience a varied program on four stages, in the children's area, at funfairs and fairgrounds, during open ships and boat trips. Sports enthusiasts can take part in competitions.

Greifswald once again invites you to the largest folk festival in Vorpommern. For three days and nights, guests can experience a varied program on four stages, in the children's area, at funfairs and fairgrounds, during open ships and boat trips. Sports enthusiasts can take part in competitions.

One of the highlights and namesake of the fishing festival is the gaff rig. Lovers of traditional ships can look forward to around 40 museum ships and modern yachts passing through Wieck Bridge on Saturday from 13:00. Ships and crews will be expertly presented.

The entire festival area in the historic fishing village of Wieck is covered by the funfair with a large selection of colorful rides. In addition to children's carousels, bumper cars and pirate slides, wilder rides are also on offer. If you want to watch the traditional ships setting sail or the play of colors in the evening from a height of 40 meters, take a ride on the Ferris wheel.

The Ryck Hanging World Championship is also particularly popular. Here, participants have to cross the Ryck on a plastic rope. Each competitor can choose their own technique. The rope is kept under tension by a tractor, but it still takes strength and skill to cover the 30-meter distance. Another maritime highlight will be the special discipline of sea sports, the ZK10 cutter regatta. Teams from Germany will compete for victory in the Danish Wiek.

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Good to know

Event dates
  • Friday, Jul 19, 2024 12:00 - 00:00 clock
  • Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 10:00 - 00:00 clock
  • Sunday, Jul 21, 2024 10:00 - 23:00 clock
Event Location

Am Hafen 4
17493 Greifswald


Contact the organiser

Franziska Vopel

Am Markt 1
17489 Greifswald


f.vopel@greifswald.de
0383485361111

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