Every year, countless events take place in Düsseldorf. We have created an overview of the best locations and annual highlights for you:
Düsseldorf's Christmas market in the old town is the city's annual highlight: Mulled wine, festive lights and jolly Christmas jingles get you in the right mood for the approaching festivities. Stroll over the Christmas market in Düsseldorf's old town and enjoy the beautiful Christmas World with many extras for children.
New Year's Eve in Düsseldorf is definitely a special experience. From delicious dinners with friends over breathtaking fireworks to a club visit - there are many ways to celebrate New Year's Eve in Düsseldorf!
Do you want to spend New Year's Eve in Düsseldorf? Our hotel at Königsallee, next to the old town, is the ideal accommodation. New Year's Eve in Düsseldorf's old town is full of colours and joy. The old town is also known as the "longest bar in the world" - its many bars and restaurants guarantee an eventful New Year's Eve. Party merrily into the new year - the way "home" to the hotel is not far.
Many music events take place in Düsseldorf on New Years Eve. Visit the tanzhaus nrw and dance into the new year to the tunes of various DJs and live acts.
If you prefer a calmer start into the new year, we recommend a visit to the Tonhalle Düsseldorf. Especially around New Year's Eve, its programme is full of interesting concerts. Find out who is going to take the stage this year >>here.
The Merkur Spiel-Arena is one of Germany's major event locations and with almost 54,000 seats (up to 66,000 visitors at concerts) it is one of the largest multi-purpose arenas in the region.
It is the home stadium of the football club Fortuna Düsseldorf, but also international stars regularly act in front of a large audience at the Merkur Spiel-Arena. By car, it only takes 15 minutes from the hotel to the Merkur Spiel-Arena.
Various locations offer versatile programmes and beautiful interiors to make your evening in Düsseldorf a special one. A few more examples: The Apollo Varieté Düsseldorf hosts unique shows in an incomparable atmosphere directly at the Rhine river banks. A delicious several-course menu is available on request. Also the Robert Schumann Hall at the Kunstpalast (Art Palace), the zakk (Centre for Activities, Culture and Communication) or the Jazz-Schmiede (Jazz Smith) offer magnificent concerts in a laid-back atmosphere.
Jazz lovers should not miss the yearly Jazz Rally, taking place again in May 2020. It is an outstanding festival with many unique locations and spectacular artists.
Carnival (Karneval), also called "Fasching" in some regions of Germany, starts every year on November 11 and has been a long-standing tradition in Düsseldorf. The whole city shines in different colours, its inhabitants put on masks and costumes to celebrate one last team before Lent starts on Ash Wednesday. Take part in the multicoloured hustle and experience Carnival live in Düsseldorf!