The Anniversary Autumn Fair 2021

The Basel Autumn Fair 2021, which started on 23 October, celebrated the 550th anniversary of the fair. The Anniversary Autumn Fair presented various nostalgic attractions as well as eight novelties. Due to the corona pandemic, the Autumn Fair was carried out with a protection concept.

Next dates of the Basel Autumn Fair


Start Saturday

End Sunday


29 October

13 November


28 October

12 November


26 October

10 November


25 October

9 November


24 October

8 November


Revel in anticipation and take a stroll down memory lane with these vibrant, colourful shots of past autumn fairs.

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550th anniversary

With its centuries-old tradition, the Basel Autumn Fair is part of the city's living cultural heritage. A traditional city centre fair, its popularity extends far beyond the three-country region and it draws about a million people from Switzerland and abroad to Basel. In 2020/21, the Basel Autumn Fair is celebrating its 550th anniversary.   

Participation in the fair

Would you like to take part in the next Basel Autumn Fair as an exhibitor or a market trader? You can find out more about the application process here.

To participate in the fair