Events in 2018

05. December 2017 - 06. January 2018

15. - 21. January 2018

IMM Cologne 2018 - the interior design fair

IMM Cologne is the most important furnishing fair on the worldwide market. From the 15th to the 21st of January 2018 the fair presents the new international furniture and furnishing trends and... more

04. - 06. February 2018

Spoga Horse 2018 - the leading international trade fair for equestrian sports

The leading international exhibition of equestrian sports is the ideal place for all passionate riders and horse lovers. For hobby riders as well as for professional riders there is everything to... more

04. February - 11. April 2018

The 1.FC Köln celebrates its 70th anniversary

In February the 1.FC Köln celebrates its 70 years excistence! That is why the German Sports and Olympia museum located at the Rheinauhafen Cologne, presents a special exhibition on the... more

14. February - 29. September 2018

The musical "Tanz der Vampire" (Dance of the Vampires) comes to Cologne!

On February 14th it gets spooky in town - the musical "Tanz der Vampire" takes over the Musical Dom in Cologne. Performed first in 1997 this masterpiece from director Roman Polanski... more

24. - 25. February 2018

Holiday on Ice presents "Atlantis"

The myth around the sunken town Atlantis subsists for thousands of years now, but there are still many people all over the world who are fascinated by the possibility of its existence. In their... more

03. March - 01. July 2018

New exhibition at the Museum Ludwig

Since the beginning of March the Museum Ludwig holds a new exhibition about the Austrian filmmaker and historian Günter Peter Straschek (1942 – 2009), who concentrated a lot of his work... more

04. - 07. March 2018

"Work Hard! Rock Hard!" - Hardware Fair 2018 in Cologne

At the beginning of March the international hardware fair takes place at Cologne Trade Fair/Deutz. The No.1 of the industry presents the most important innovations and newest trends. Over 2500... more

06. - 17. March 2018

All bookworms pay attention! The lit.COLOGNE comes up

In march Europe's biggest festival for literature takes place in Cologne for the 18th time - the lit.COLOGNE. At over 190 events in 31 different locations literature enthusiasts from many... more

20. - 23. March 2018

Anuga FoodTec 2018 in Cologne

Im March the leading international trade fair for the global food and beverage industry invites guests from all over the world to Cologne. Exhibitors from over 50 different countries show the... more

31. March - 15. April 2018

Easter funfair in Cologne Deutz

The stalls are being put up, the fruits get covered in chocolate and thousands of lights are installed – it is time for the spring funfair in Cologne Deutz! Each year the funfair located... more

14. - 15. April 2018

Night of Museums Dusseldorf

On the evening of the 14th of April the city of Dusseldorf turns into a paradise for art lovers and culture enthusiasts. For the 18th time the Dusseldorfer Long Night of Museums takes places from... more

19. - 22. April 2018

The international art scene comes together for the Art Cologne

With its numerous museums and art galeries Cologne is always a worthwhile destination for art enthusiasts. But in April the city hosts a special artistical highlight - the 52th ART COLOGNE. 200... more

21. April 2018

Schlager music night in Cologne

Famous German pop singers like Beatrice Egli, Mickie Krause, Maite Kelly and Matthias Reim come together with thousands of Schlager music fans, to celebrate, dance and have an amazing time. On... more

26. April - 12. May 2018

Jazzfest Bonn

At the end of April it is getting jazzy in Bonn. From the 26th of April until the 12th of May the Jazzfest Bonn is taking place for the ninth time now. Internationally known musicians and exciting... more

26. April - 17. May 2018

Literature days in Aachen

Five authors, five countries and five literary pieces of art – from the 26th of April until the 17th of May the third edition of the Literature days is taking place in Aachen. The... more

28. April - 11. May 2018

Eight Bridges | Music for Cologne - Music Festival

They shape the skyline of the city, connect the left and the right side of the town and each year they carry the weight of millions of people, who make Cologne such a colorful and special place -... more

05. - 06. May 2018

Rhine in Flammes Bonn

Illuminated riversides in Bonn and an impressive firework show on the river – the Rhine is literally on fire! On Saturday the fifth of May thousands of people from Bonn and around the world... more

10. May 2018

Chill the beers - Father's day 2018

At Ascension Day, the time has come for men and especially fathers to be celebrated and honored. Father’s day is approaching, which means groups of young and old, fathers, grandfather and... more

12. - 15. May 2018

Attention fitness lovers - it's getting sporty in Cologne!

The world’s largest trade fair for fitness, wellness and health takes place in Cologne. From the 12th until the 15th of April over 1000 exhibitors are going to present the news and trends of... more

13. May 2018

International Museum day 2018 in North Rhine-Westphalia

Art and culture bring people together, form mutual interests and stimulation that go way beyond national borders and eras. Therefore once a year the International museum day takes place since... more

09. - 10. June 2018

"Rund um Köln" - cycle race 2018

Heads up, cycling fans and sportsmen! On the second weekend of June the wheels are turning again in Cologne. For the 102th time one of the most traditional and famous cycling races in Germany... more

15. - 17. June 2018

Cheers! - Cologne beer festival 2018

What would a summer in Cologne be without a cold, tapped Kölsch or the sound of the crown cap when you open another bottle of Früh? For most of the people living in and visiting Cologne... more

28. June - 30. August 2018

"Kunst!Rasen" - Festival summer in Bonn

As soon as summer is approaching, the festival season starts. Sitting outside, listening to great music and enjoying the moment together with some good friends. Normally events like these last for... more

21. - 22. July 2018

Cologne Lights 2018

The air is filled with the sounds of the fireworks, the sky is ablazed with lights and along the bank of the Rhine there are thousands of people caught in the moment and admiring the... more

21. - 25. August 2018

gamescom 2018 in Cologne

Europe's leading trade fair for digital gaming culture will take place in Cologne from 21 Aug. 2018 - 25 Aug. 2018. Whether on the exhibition grounds or in the city, the whole of Cologne... more

23. - 27. October 2018

ORGATEC 2018 in Cologne

New visions of work. You can look forward to new perspectives, inspiring concepts and market-leading solutions relating to all aspects of work. GlobalGuest Germany will help you find the right... more

27. - 28. October 2018

Trau Dich! fair in Cologne

The fair TrauDich! Cologne is the wedding fair for wedding and celebration trends that attracts young bridal couples and their companions every year.  In addition to the highlights of the... more