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:

  • New Years Eve in Cologne

    New Years Eve in Cologne - that's something very special. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people from Cologne and visitors from all over the world enjoy the midnight firework display in front of…
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  • 11.11. - Carnival Season Opening

    Carnival, which is known as "Fastelovend" in the local Kölsch dialect, plays a very important role in Cologne. In line with this year's motto "Mer Kölsche danze us der Reih", the costumed "fools" will…
    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
  • c/o Pop Festival

    From August 29th until September 2nd the c/o pop Festival 2018 will bring you a carefuly curated program. Like in the years ago the 15th edition of c/o pop Festival will take place all over Cologne and…
    more info
  • Photokina

    photokina is the leading international trade fair for the entire photo, video and imaging sector. It is the only event in the world that offers a comprehensive presentation of all the imaging media, imaging…
    more info
  • Intermot

    More than 1,100 companies from the two-wheeler industry are coming to Cologne from all over the world to introduce 220,000 visitors (including 59,000 trade visitors) to present their product range of…
    more info
  • Koeln Marathon

    There are marathons in numerous cities – but the Cologne Marathon is unique: a mixture of elite and John Doe runners, carnival, a folk and running festival! The entire city is vivid and the spectators…
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22
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.

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.

19
Sep

Photokina

photokina is the leading international trade fair for the entire photo, video and imaging sector. It is the only event in the world that offers a comprehensive presentation of all the imaging media, imaging technologies and imaging markets – for consumers and professionals alike.

20
Sep

Photokina

photokina is the leading international trade fair for the entire photo, video and imaging sector. It is the only event in the world that offers a comprehensive presentation of all the imaging media, imaging technologies and imaging markets – for consumers and professionals alike.

21
Sep

Photokina

photokina is the leading international trade fair for the entire photo, video and imaging sector. It is the only event in the world that offers a comprehensive presentation of all the imaging media, imaging technologies and imaging markets – for consumers and professionals alike.

22
Sep

Photokina

photokina is the leading international trade fair for the entire photo, video and imaging sector. It is the only event in the world that offers a comprehensive presentation of all the imaging media, imaging technologies and imaging markets – for consumers and professionals alike.

23
Sep

Photokina

photokina is the leading international trade fair for the entire photo, video and imaging sector. It is the only event in the world that offers a comprehensive presentation of all the imaging media, imaging technologies and imaging markets – for consumers and professionals alike.

24
Sep

Photokina

photokina is the leading international trade fair for the entire photo, video and imaging sector. It is the only event in the world that offers a comprehensive presentation of all the imaging media, imaging technologies and imaging markets – for consumers and professionals alike.

28
Aug

c/o Pop Festival

From August 29th until September 2nd the c/o pop Festival 2018 will bring you a carefuly curated program. Like in the years ago the 15th edition of c/o pop Festival will take place all over Cologne and around our Festival-HQ Stadtgarten. Bringing you small and bigger showcases, open-Airs and clubnights. Always looking for up-coming acts and shooting-stars from Cologne and the NRW-region; simultaneously having an ear and an eye for artists from Europe and the rest of the world.

29
Aug

c/o Pop Festival

From August 29th until September 2nd the c/o pop Festival 2018 will bring you a carefuly curated program. Like in the years ago the 15th edition of c/o pop Festival will take place all over Cologne and around our Festival-HQ Stadtgarten. Bringing you small and bigger showcases, open-Airs and clubnights. Always looking for up-coming acts and shooting-stars from Cologne and the NRW-region; simultaneously having an ear and an eye for artists from Europe and the rest of the world.

30
Aug

c/o Pop Festival

From August 29th until September 2nd the c/o pop Festival 2018 will bring you a carefuly curated program. Like in the years ago the 15th edition of c/o pop Festival will take place all over Cologne and around our Festival-HQ Stadtgarten. Bringing you small and bigger showcases, open-Airs and clubnights. Always looking for up-coming acts and shooting-stars from Cologne and the NRW-region; simultaneously having an ear and an eye for artists from Europe and the rest of the world.

31
Aug

c/o Pop Festival

From August 29th until September 2nd the c/o pop Festival 2018 will bring you a carefuly curated program. Like in the years ago the 15th edition of c/o pop Festival will take place all over Cologne and around our Festival-HQ Stadtgarten. Bringing you small and bigger showcases, open-Airs and clubnights. Always looking for up-coming acts and shooting-stars from Cologne and the NRW-region; simultaneously having an ear and an eye for artists from Europe and the rest of the world.

01
Sep

c/o Pop Festival

From August 29th until September 2nd the c/o pop Festival 2018 will bring you a carefuly curated program. Like in the years ago the 15th edition of c/o pop Festival will take place all over Cologne and around our Festival-HQ Stadtgarten. Bringing you small and bigger showcases, open-Airs and clubnights. Always looking for up-coming acts and shooting-stars from Cologne and the NRW-region; simultaneously having an ear and an eye for artists from Europe and the rest of the world.

25
Sep

Photokina

photokina is the leading international trade fair for the entire photo, video and imaging sector. It is the only event in the world that offers a comprehensive presentation of all the imaging media, imaging technologies and imaging markets – for consumers and professionals alike.

26
Sep

Photokina

photokina is the leading international trade fair for the entire photo, video and imaging sector. It is the only event in the world that offers a comprehensive presentation of all the imaging media, imaging technologies and imaging markets – for consumers and professionals alike.

27
Sep

Photokina

photokina is the leading international trade fair for the entire photo, video and imaging sector. It is the only event in the world that offers a comprehensive presentation of all the imaging media, imaging technologies and imaging markets – for consumers and professionals alike.

28
Sep

Photokina

photokina is the leading international trade fair for the entire photo, video and imaging sector. It is the only event in the world that offers a comprehensive presentation of all the imaging media, imaging technologies and imaging markets – for consumers and professionals alike.

02
Oct

Intermot

More than 1,100 companies from the two-wheeler industry are coming to Cologne from all over the world to introduce 220,000 visitors (including 59,000 trade visitors) to present their product range of motorcycles, scooters and e-bikes.

03
Oct

Intermot

More than 1,100 companies from the two-wheeler industry are coming to Cologne from all over the world to introduce 220,000 visitors (including 59,000 trade visitors) to present their product range of motorcycles, scooters and e-bikes.

04
Oct

Intermot

More than 1,100 companies from the two-wheeler industry are coming to Cologne from all over the world to introduce 220,000 visitors (including 59,000 trade visitors) to present their product range of motorcycles, scooters and e-bikes.

05
Oct

Intermot

More than 1,100 companies from the two-wheeler industry are coming to Cologne from all over the world to introduce 220,000 visitors (including 59,000 trade visitors) to present their product range of motorcycles, scooters and e-bikes.

06
Oct

Intermot

More than 1,100 companies from the two-wheeler industry are coming to Cologne from all over the world to introduce 220,000 visitors (including 59,000 trade visitors) to present their product range of motorcycles, scooters and e-bikes.

06
Oct

Koeln Marathon

There are marathons in numerous cities – but the Cologne Marathon is unique: a mixture of elite and John Doe runners, carnival, a folk and running festival! The entire city is vivid and the spectators cheer passionately for the runners on the course! 

10
Nov

11.11. - Carnival Season Opening

Carnival, which is known as "Fastelovend" in the local Kölsch dialect, plays a very important role in Cologne. In line with this year's motto "Mer Kölsche danze us der Reih", the costumed "fools" will celebrate Carnival 2018 in Cologne, which will start as tradition prescribes at 11:11 a.m. on 11th November.

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.

30
Dec

New Years Eve in Cologne

New Years Eve in Cologne - that's something very special. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people from Cologne and visitors from all over the world enjoy the midnight firework display in front of the dreamlike cathedral city backdrop. Find out about the wide range of events on www.koeln.de