Fun, world-class events and things to do in Cologne

Do not miss Cologne great Events around the year

Reserve a room at Hotel Alt Deutz City-Messe-Arena and its Guest House Deutzer Eck to enjoy a front row seat to the most memorable events in Cologne. From sporting events and holiday celebrations to concerts at the city’s top live music venues, annual business activities at the trade fair Koelnmesse and more, there’s always something for business people, kids and adults alike.  

If you’re wondering what to do during your stay in Cologne, you will find some of our most popular events below:

  • imm Cologne

    The first interiors show of the year presents the trends that will be shaping the furniture and interiors sector – and the products that are good for business. At the imm cologne, you will find a unique…
    more info
  • Photokina

    At Photokina you can immerse yourself in the fascinating possibilities of images . With countless events and promotions professionals , traders , amateur photographers and youth "…
    more info
  • Cologne Carnival

    Beginning each year on November 11th, the largest, most famous carnival in the world starts with the presentation of the designated Cologne Triumvirate and performances by famous carnival musicians in…
    more info
  • Christmas in Cologne

    Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets…
    more info
  • Gamescom

    The epicentre for the European computer and video game industry reboots each August at the Koelnmesse with premieres of more than 300 games and products from around the world. To learn more, please…
    more info
  • Koelner Lichter

    Each July, this fireworks and music celebration transforms Cologne and the Rhine River into an ocean of light and colour. Starting at 10:00 p.m., a convoy of 50 festively illuminated ships sets out from…
    more info
11
Nov

Cologne Carnival

Beginning each year on November 11th, the largest, most famous carnival in the world starts with the presentation of the designated Cologne Triumvirate and performances by famous carnival musicians in Old Town. Additionally, the "crazy days" of Carnival are celebrated with parties on the streets, in public squares and in pubs (where closing times are suspended for the duration of the Carnival).

To learn more, please visit www.koelnerkarneval.de.

… and many more!

23
Nov

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

24
Nov

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

25
Nov

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

26
Nov

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

27
Nov

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

28
Nov

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

29
Nov

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

30
Nov

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

01
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

02
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

03
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

04
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

05
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

06
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

07
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

08
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

09
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

10
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

11
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

12
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

13
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

14
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

15
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

16
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

17
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

18
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

19
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

20
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

21
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

22
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

23
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

04
Feb

Cologne Carnival

Beginning each year on November 11th, the largest, most famous carnival in the world starts with the presentation of the designated Cologne Triumvirate and performances by famous carnival musicians in Old Town. Additionally, the "crazy days" of Carnival are celebrated with parties on the streets, in public squares and in pubs (where closing times are suspended for the duration of the Carnival).

To learn more, please visit www.koelnerkarneval.de.

… and many more!

05
Feb

Cologne Carnival

Beginning each year on November 11th, the largest, most famous carnival in the world starts with the presentation of the designated Cologne Triumvirate and performances by famous carnival musicians in Old Town. Additionally, the "crazy days" of Carnival are celebrated with parties on the streets, in public squares and in pubs (where closing times are suspended for the duration of the Carnival).

To learn more, please visit www.koelnerkarneval.de.

… and many more!

06
Feb

Cologne Carnival

Beginning each year on November 11th, the largest, most famous carnival in the world starts with the presentation of the designated Cologne Triumvirate and performances by famous carnival musicians in Old Town. Additionally, the "crazy days" of Carnival are celebrated with parties on the streets, in public squares and in pubs (where closing times are suspended for the duration of the Carnival).

To learn more, please visit www.koelnerkarneval.de.

… and many more!

07
Feb

Cologne Carnival

Beginning each year on November 11th, the largest, most famous carnival in the world starts with the presentation of the designated Cologne Triumvirate and performances by famous carnival musicians in Old Town. Additionally, the "crazy days" of Carnival are celebrated with parties on the streets, in public squares and in pubs (where closing times are suspended for the duration of the Carnival).

To learn more, please visit www.koelnerkarneval.de.

… and many more!

08
Feb

Cologne Carnival

Beginning each year on November 11th, the largest, most famous carnival in the world starts with the presentation of the designated Cologne Triumvirate and performances by famous carnival musicians in Old Town. Additionally, the "crazy days" of Carnival are celebrated with parties on the streets, in public squares and in pubs (where closing times are suspended for the duration of the Carnival).

To learn more, please visit www.koelnerkarneval.de.

… and many more!

16
Jul

Koelner Lichter

Each July, this fireworks and music celebration transforms Cologne and the Rhine River into an ocean of light and colour. Starting at 10:00 p.m., a convoy of 50 festively illuminated ships sets out from Cologne-Porz and sails down the Rhine, accompanied by fireworks and bonfires along the riverbanks. The party culminates at 11:30 p.m. with Germany’s biggest and most stunning fireworks display.  
 
To learn more, please visit www.koelner-lichter.de.

17
Aug

Gamescom

The epicentre for the European computer and video game industry reboots each August at the Koelnmesse with premieres of more than 300 games and products from around the world.

To learn more, please visit www.gamescom-cologne.com.

18
Aug

Gamescom

The epicentre for the European computer and video game industry reboots each August at the Koelnmesse with premieres of more than 300 games and products from around the world.

To learn more, please visit www.gamescom-cologne.com.

19
Aug

Gamescom

The epicentre for the European computer and video game industry reboots each August at the Koelnmesse with premieres of more than 300 games and products from around the world.

To learn more, please visit www.gamescom-cologne.com.

20
Aug

Gamescom

The epicentre for the European computer and video game industry reboots each August at the Koelnmesse with premieres of more than 300 games and products from around the world.

To learn more, please visit www.gamescom-cologne.com.

21
Aug

Gamescom

The epicentre for the European computer and video game industry reboots each August at the Koelnmesse with premieres of more than 300 games and products from around the world.

To learn more, please visit www.gamescom-cologne.com.

20
Sep

Photokina

At Photokina you can immerse yourself in the fascinating possibilities of images. With countless events and promotions professionals, traders, amateur photographers and youth "Smartphoner" equally and never been thrilled. Whether smartphone or camera: the various genres provide endless possibilities, solutions and instructions for cool videos and fascinating images.

21
Sep

Photokina

At Photokina you can immerse yourself in the fascinating possibilities of images. With countless events and promotions professionals, traders, amateur photographers and youth "Smartphoner" equally and never been thrilled. Whether smartphone or camera: the various genres provide endless possibilities, solutions and instructions for cool videos and fascinating images.

22
Sep

Photokina

At Photokina you can immerse yourself in the fascinating possibilities of images. With countless events and promotions professionals, traders, amateur photographers and youth "Smartphoner" equally and never been thrilled. Whether smartphone or camera: the various genres provide endless possibilities, solutions and instructions for cool videos and fascinating images.

23
Sep

Photokina

At Photokina you can immerse yourself in the fascinating possibilities of images. With countless events and promotions professionals, traders, amateur photographers and youth "Smartphoner" equally and never been thrilled. Whether smartphone or camera: the various genres provide endless possibilities, solutions and instructions for cool videos and fascinating images.

24
Sep

Photokina

At Photokina you can immerse yourself in the fascinating possibilities of images. With countless events and promotions professionals, traders, amateur photographers and youth "Smartphoner" equally and never been thrilled. Whether smartphone or camera: the various genres provide endless possibilities, solutions and instructions for cool videos and fascinating images.

25
Sep

Photokina

At Photokina you can immerse yourself in the fascinating possibilities of images. With countless events and promotions professionals, traders, amateur photographers and youth "Smartphoner" equally and never been thrilled. Whether smartphone or camera: the various genres provide endless possibilities, solutions and instructions for cool videos and fascinating images.

16
Jan

imm Cologne

The first interiors show of the year presents the trends that will be shaping the furniture and interiors sector – and the products that are good for business. At the imm cologne, you will find a unique variety of interior design ideas for every room, every style and every requirement – from the basics all the way to designer items and luxury furnishings.

17
Jan

imm Cologne

The first interiors show of the year presents the trends that will be shaping the furniture and interiors sector – and the products that are good for business. At the imm cologne, you will find a unique variety of interior design ideas for every room, every style and every requirement – from the basics all the way to designer items and luxury furnishings.

18
Jan

imm Cologne

The first interiors show of the year presents the trends that will be shaping the furniture and interiors sector – and the products that are good for business. At the imm cologne, you will find a unique variety of interior design ideas for every room, every style and every requirement – from the basics all the way to designer items and luxury furnishings.

19
Jan

imm Cologne

The first interiors show of the year presents the trends that will be shaping the furniture and interiors sector – and the products that are good for business. At the imm cologne, you will find a unique variety of interior design ideas for every room, every style and every requirement – from the basics all the way to designer items and luxury furnishings.

20
Jan

imm Cologne

The first interiors show of the year presents the trends that will be shaping the furniture and interiors sector – and the products that are good for business. At the imm cologne, you will find a unique variety of interior design ideas for every room, every style and every requirement – from the basics all the way to designer items and luxury furnishings.

21
Jan

imm Cologne

The first interiors show of the year presents the trends that will be shaping the furniture and interiors sector – and the products that are good for business. At the imm cologne, you will find a unique variety of interior design ideas for every room, every style and every requirement – from the basics all the way to designer items and luxury furnishings.

22
Jan

imm Cologne

The first interiors show of the year presents the trends that will be shaping the furniture and interiors sector – and the products that are good for business. At the imm cologne, you will find a unique variety of interior design ideas for every room, every style and every requirement – from the basics all the way to designer items and luxury furnishings.

27
Feb

Cologne Carnival

Beginning each year on November 11th, the largest, most famous carnival in the world starts with the presentation of the designated Cologne Triumvirate and performances by famous carnival musicians in Old Town. Additionally, the "crazy days" of Carnival are celebrated with parties on the streets, in public squares and in pubs (where closing times are suspended for the duration of the Carnival).

To learn more, please visit www.koelnerkarneval.de.

… and many more!

28
Feb

Cologne Carnival

Beginning each year on November 11th, the largest, most famous carnival in the world starts with the presentation of the designated Cologne Triumvirate and performances by famous carnival musicians in Old Town. Additionally, the "crazy days" of Carnival are celebrated with parties on the streets, in public squares and in pubs (where closing times are suspended for the duration of the Carnival).

To learn more, please visit www.koelnerkarneval.de.

… and many more!

01
Mar

Cologne Carnival

Beginning each year on November 11th, the largest, most famous carnival in the world starts with the presentation of the designated Cologne Triumvirate and performances by famous carnival musicians in Old Town. Additionally, the "crazy days" of Carnival are celebrated with parties on the streets, in public squares and in pubs (where closing times are suspended for the duration of the Carnival).

To learn more, please visit www.koelnerkarneval.de.

… and many more!

02
Mar

Cologne Carnival

Beginning each year on November 11th, the largest, most famous carnival in the world starts with the presentation of the designated Cologne Triumvirate and performances by famous carnival musicians in Old Town. Additionally, the "crazy days" of Carnival are celebrated with parties on the streets, in public squares and in pubs (where closing times are suspended for the duration of the Carnival).

To learn more, please visit www.koelnerkarneval.de.

… and many more!

15
Jul

Koelner Lichter

Each July, this fireworks and music celebration transforms Cologne and the Rhine River into an ocean of light and colour. Starting at 10:00 p.m., a convoy of 50 festively illuminated ships sets out from Cologne-Porz and sails down the Rhine, accompanied by fireworks and bonfires along the riverbanks. The party culminates at 11:30 p.m. with Germany’s biggest and most stunning fireworks display.  
 
To learn more, please visit www.koelner-lichter.de.

22
Aug

Gamescom

The epicentre for the European computer and video game industry reboots each August at the Koelnmesse with premieres of more than 300 games and products from around the world.

To learn more, please visit www.gamescom-cologne.com.

23
Aug

Gamescom

The epicentre for the European computer and video game industry reboots each August at the Koelnmesse with premieres of more than 300 games and products from around the world.

To learn more, please visit www.gamescom-cologne.com.

24
Aug

Gamescom

The epicentre for the European computer and video game industry reboots each August at the Koelnmesse with premieres of more than 300 games and products from around the world.

To learn more, please visit www.gamescom-cologne.com.

25
Aug

Gamescom

The epicentre for the European computer and video game industry reboots each August at the Koelnmesse with premieres of more than 300 games and products from around the world.

To learn more, please visit www.gamescom-cologne.com.

26
Aug

Gamescom

The epicentre for the European computer and video game industry reboots each August at the Koelnmesse with premieres of more than 300 games and products from around the world.

To learn more, please visit www.gamescom-cologne.com.

11
Nov

Cologne Carnival

Beginning each year on November 11th, the largest, most famous carnival in the world starts with the presentation of the designated Cologne Triumvirate and performances by famous carnival musicians in Old Town. Additionally, the "crazy days" of Carnival are celebrated with parties on the streets, in public squares and in pubs (where closing times are suspended for the duration of the Carnival).

To learn more, please visit www.koelnerkarneval.de.

… and many more!

01
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

02
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

03
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

04
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

05
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

06
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

07
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

08
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

09
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

10
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

11
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

12
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

13
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

14
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

15
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

16
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

17
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

18
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

19
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

20
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

21
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

22
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

23
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.

24
Dec

Christmas in Cologne

Savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at the most special time of year. From late November until late December, you’re sure to be enchanted as you visit the numerous Christmas markets throughout the city.

While the larger markets are held in downtown Cologne, many smaller markets have just as much to offer. The gay and lesbian themed Christmas Avenue market between Rudolfplatz and Schaafenstrasse offers a vibrant party atmosphere and a diverse program of live events. Soak up the maritime ambience at the Harbour Christmas Market next to the Chocolate Museum. Or if you prefer a more laid back setting, browse the Christmas market in the Stadtgarten for unusual handicrafts and products.  

To learn more, please visit www.cologne-tourism.com.