For young and old alike, the funfair is a moment of joy not to be missed under any circumstances. Find all the information you need to enjoy these good times with your family and friends.
Enjoy the rides and the apples of love
Every year, the Saint-André fair is linked to the Annecy funfair. The calendar is always the same, the Fête Foraine opens in the last week of November and closes at the end of the first week of December.
It is the Place des Romains that hosts this event, it is a 10 minute walk from the Courier centre. Previously, this festival was located in front of the lake, on the car park of the Prefecture, next to the Bonlieu theatre.
The festival offers more than 50 different attractions including rides such as the legendary Rapid Troika (nicknamed the caterpillar by the locals), mazes, ghost trains, bumper cars, 5D cinema experiences.
Every year, there are new attractions, which allow visitors to discover new concepts. The funfair is also marshmallows, pancakes, waffles, toffee apples and barba papa, which produce a unique flavour every year.
You will also have the opportunity to test your shooting skills and your luck at games of chance. The youngest are not forgotten with duck fishing, where you win every time you play.
Due to the large number of visitors, it is advisable to come on foot or by public transport. Parking is possible in the vicinity.
The address: Place de Romains, 74000 Annecy. On Saturdays and the second Wednesday, some attractions are half price and schools receive half price cards for children.
The 2022 edition
The Fête Foraine returns to Annecy from 26 November to 11 December. This year, three new attractions will be offered to the inhabitants of Annecy: the High Energy, the Jungle Book and the Turbo Jump. The Ghost Train and the King Monster Octopus will also be back. The timetable has not yet been communicated and will probably be adapted due to the energy situation.
The 2021 edition
The timetable will depend on the constraints linked to the health crisis, with a probable opening of all days from 2pm to 10pm. The 2021 Annecy Fair did take place, despite the health restrictions.
The 2020 edition
In 2020, this event was cancelled due to the health crisis: Fête Foraine 2020 in Annecy.