St. Michael's Market "Country Happenings

At 24. and 25. September the traditional Michaelismarkt with an open Sunday takes place in Gronau-Epe.
Under the motto “Landgeschehen” we organize in cooperation with the Eper Werbegemeinschaft, local clubs, the countrywomen, the rural youth and the farmers a program you can look forward to!
Many thanks to the Volksbank Gronau-Ahaus for sponsoring!

Please note that the event may be rescheduled or cancelled due to a change in infection.

Exhibitors wanted!

What would a Michaelmas market be without you? We are looking for exhibitors who want to present their products in the village center of Eper.

You are interested? Then simply send the registration form to

Scavenger hunt through Epe

To avoid crowds downtown, there will be an interactive bike tour using the app “Actionbound” that weekend. Every family, group, every household can ride the bike tour of almost 22 km and explore the farms in Epe. At different stations there are tasks, questions and actions. This way the farms can be discovered from a different side. Among all participants with the most points we raffle great prizes together with Volksbank Gronau-Ahaus eG

1st place: City voucher worth 100 euros

Place 2: City voucher worth 60 euros

3rd place: Bruder tractor for children from 3 years old 

What you need for that?

Here’s how:

  1. Download the Actionbound app for free
  2. Scan QR code with the app or search and download the Bound
  3. Start scavenger hunt

The program

Saturday, 25.09. from 10:00 – 20:00

  • Sales open in the city center from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Music in downtown Eper from 10 am – 12 pm with the Ugly Twins.

  • 09 – 19 h: Unikathi Epe is open (hut at the outdoor pool Epe, Alfertring 64)

  • 15- 18 h Beekeeping Scherping
    • Sale of honey products
    • Candle casting and candle making for children
    • Forest School Hugo Kortbus
  • 15-19:30 Hof Oing with KLJB Epe
    • Regional delicacies, music by an ensemble
    • Alpacas, pigs, tractor ride
    • 19:30 “Brother Klaus” devotion
  • 15-18 h Hof Huesmann
    • Countrywomen with canapés and coffee
    • Coloring pictures and animal masks
    • Farm tours
  • 15-18 h Farm Frieler
    • Surprise crafts for children
    • Drinks and food offer of the altar boy community St. Agatha Epe
  • 3 – 6 p.m. Courtyard Röttger-Schlender
    • Waffles, forest bingo, soft drinks, making sunflowers with faces
  • 15-18 o’clock egg yard wave
    • Waffles from own eggs
    • Soft drinks
    • Straw castle
    • Sale of farm products
  • 15-18 h Hof Bröcker
  • Station: Church forecourt
    • Information stand of the tourist information
    • “The Bank” of Volksbank Gronau-Ahaus eG
    • Pony rides on mobile ponies (10 am – 1 pm, 3 pm – 6 pm)
    • Bouncy castle of the Volksbank Gronau-Ahaus eG
  • 3 – 8 p.m.: Station Kirmesplatz at Eper Park
    • Exhibition Agricultural Machinery Agravis
    • Local agricultural association Gronau-Epe with drinks
    • Exhibition of the tractor friends Epe
    • Bouncy castle from Agravis

    • In the evening from 5 pm:

Questions? Feel free to get in touch!