Auer Dult

Auer Dult in der Sonne

Auer Dult to hold from October 17th - subject to change

(14.10.2020) Good news for all Dult fans: According to the current status, the Kirchweihdult will take place from 17th to 25th October, 2020. Of course, the third Auer Dult of the year at Mariahilfplatz will have a special Corona concept. However, there is also the possibility that the Dult may be cancelled at short notice, if the infection rate worsens.

Important for operators of stands at the Auer Dult 2020

The 2020 Auer Dult will finally hold, if the Corona situation allows it. Preparations for the Kirchweihdult are practically complete. At the moment it looks like the 3rd Dult of the year can take place - after Maidult and Jakobidult were canceled earlier. There will be rides, carousels and stalls at the venue.

“A lot of Munich residents would've missed the Auer Dult this year. One more reason to work to ensure that (as a survey showed) the most popular among the Auer Dults can take place again ”, says Clemens Baumgärtner, Advisor for Works and Economy, and also head of the Auer Dult. “It is also important to support our market merchants and showmen so they can keep their businesses and the heart of Auer Dult alive. In these corona times, the Kirchweihdult will have a slightly different look than usual. Only about half of the usual applicants could be admitted. What is essential, however, is that this beautiful, traditional market takes place at all. "

You can find all information about 2020 Auer Dult here

Auer Dult in general: Jumble sale and entertainment

Schiffschaukel auf der Auer Dult, Foto: LHM-RAW/Lukas Barth
Foto: LHM-RAW/Lukas Barth

It is one of the major seasonal events in the city in recent times. Holding the largest jumble sale, it is a unique place to search for rarities and artefacts from ancient times. About 300 stands offer rare books and old prints, haberdashery goods, natural hair and skin care, or Europe's largest selection of china and cooking equipment. Many authentic traditional garment (be it lederhose or dirndl) can be found here; and if you are lucky, you might find an actual treasure.

Children also enjoy horseback riding, the puppet show and merry-go-rounds, one of which features a historic organ; teenagers will probably be more interested in a ride on the bumper cars or in testing their skills at shooting galleries. Acrobats and clowns entertain all generations just like in the old days.

After all the searching and entertainment, there is nothing like a good, tasty lunch. There are plenty of stalls selling fresh food and drinks like beer, fruit juices and fresh coffee. You can have that with traditional Bavarian snacks such as fish-on-a-stick, barbecued sausages and chicken. You'll also find caramelized almonds and plenty of candy.

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Dates and opening hours

Dates for the Auer Dult in 2020:

Maidult (May Dult):
Canceled due to corona

Jakobidult (St James Dult)
Canceled due to corona

Kirchweihdult (Church Anniversary Dult)
17 October - 25 October 2020

Opening hours
Sales: 10 am - 8 pm (Kirchweihdult: 7 pm)
Entertainment: 10.30 am - 8 pm (Kirchweihdult: 7 pm)
Children's day: Discount prices for children's entertainment on Tuesdays

Dates for the Auer Dulten in 2021:

Maidult (May Dult ):
April 24 - May 2, 2021

Jakobidult (St James Dult)
24 July - 1 August 2021

Church Anniversary Dult
16 October - 24 October 2021

History of the fair

Die Auer Dult früher, Foto: LHM-RAW

It was orginially a fair connected with an ecclesiastical celebration, attracting junk dealers, quacks and performers. The meaning of the word, however, changed over the centuries, and today it simply means "fair". "Auer" refers to its location in Munich's borough - "Au".

These types of fairs have a long tradition in Munich. They were mentioned for the first time in 1310. In 1796, the Electoral Prince Karl Theodor granted the Au suburb the right to hold a fair twice a year, and the "Dulten" has been held regularly. Since 1905, there have been three of such annual fairs at Mariahilfplatz.

Official organiser

City of Munich
Department of Labor and Economic Development
80313 Munich
Tel. +49 89 233 82814

Press service

Contact for press, filming and photography permits
Dr. Gabriele Papke
Tel. +49 89 233 82811

Getting there

Tram line 18, Buses 52 and 62 or Subway U1/2 (Stations Fraunhoferstraße or Kolumbusplatz)

Münchner Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund GmbH (MVV):
Tel. +49 (0) 89 41424344

Park and ride for car and bus travelers:
Garching-Hochbrück, Fröttmaning, Kieferngarten, Studentenstadt, Klinikum Großhadern, Neuperlach Süd, Michaelibad, Innsbrucker Ring, Fürstenried West, Candid- and Mangfallplatz

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