Neumarkt, a city in Oberpfalz or Upper Palatinate in Bavaria, Germany celebrates Jura Volksfest every year. It is an annual festival which has a long tradition which begun in 1829. Since 1954, this fair is called Jura Volksfest.
The highlight of the celebration is the Festzug or parade around the Altstadt or Old City. During the parade, you can see participants wearing the traditional Bavarian costumes, for the men are the Lederhosen (leather pants) and for the women are the Dirndl. Horse carriages, floats and bands are always present during the said parade.
This year’s celebration will takes place on August 12-22, 2011.