Event Time: Summer
Event Location: Coburg
Since the 16th century, the Coburg shooting festival, called "Vogelschießen", enriches the annual event calendar.
The traditional Coburg "bird shooting" always begins on Friday of the last weekend in July with the entry of the marksmen into the marquee and the beer tapping by the mayor at around 8:00 pm.
Around 11 p.m. there will be an opening fireworks display. On the 1st Sunday, the Coburg marksmen collect their marksmen's flag from the town hall as part of a procession through the town center, and on the 2nd Sunday it is returned in the evening.
Ferris wheel, loops and other rides, shooting galleries, wine and beer stands, food stalls and two marquees with live music bands offer Coburg residents and their guests a "small Oktoberfest" in the middle of Franconia for a total of 10 days.