The next Historical Field Days will be held on August 11th, 12th and 13th, 2017

Historical Field Days

The Historical Field Days in Nordhorn - a must for lovers of historical agricultural machinery

After 24 Historical Field Days and more than 300,000 visitors, Nordhorn is considered the centre of attraction for lovers of historical agricultural machinery. Looking to find out more about the event? Simply enter the keyword "Historischer Feldtag Nordhorn" on YouTube. About 5,700 results provide an impressive preview of the wealth of activities and exhibits.

Every year more than 1,600 exhibitors with over 2,000 tractors and farm equipment revive many exciting eras. Among them are more than 1,000 rarely seen machines and devices such as the only two surviving models of the Hanomag WD plows and the Eicher wheel.

Agricultural machinery in action

The 37 acre exhibition area is divided into different areas. It is really exciting for visitors. Here you can see the fields being plowed and harrowed, corn being chopped, cereals being harvested with combines, baling hay and straw, mowing grass and harvesting potatoes.


The Historical Field Days take place outside. Please make sure to bring appropriate clothing like rain jacket and rubber boots for muddy conditions. Layered clothing works best to make the visit an all time experience. However, we truly hope that you can enjoy the Historical Field Days in shorts an t-shirt.

Old meets New

Thanks to the sustained interest from visitors, excellent transport connection and the exhibition ground Nordhorn has been discovered to be appealing for the agricultural machinery industry. Parallel to the historical field days Nordhorn 2015 Deutz-Fahr organized a road show.

A great Adventure for all Visitors

The Historical Field Days in Nordhorn offers visitors who are enthusiastic about technology an unforgettable adventure. You will have the chance to revive memories of your own youth. Everywhere you hear the hissing, humming, churning of working agricultural machinery. You can see it with your own eyes, hear and smell it. You can use the event to offer a very special experience to your children, family and acquaintances. Don’t forget your camera. Such an abundance of interesting objects can be filmed and photographed. Do not forget to purchase a souvenir of your favorite brand in the market. With more than 100 vendors you will find a long sought after spare parts, a rare model, antique pins or an old manual.

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