The most exciting events
North Rhine-Westphalia’s event calendar is offering heavenly enjoyment year-round with great stars, up-and-coming starlets, and special events that may only be known to insiders, forming a bright spot in everyday lives.
Events: The Great Stars
The Ruhr piano festival, lit.Cologne, or the CHIO in Aachen are some of the world-renowned events in North Rhine-Westphalia that not only draw an audience, but also bring international stars to town every year to present their outstanding skills on the stage or in athletic competitions.
NRW has some real surprises in store even for event experts and travelling pros. The overview presents some secret advice. Some events are phantastic, some athletic, but all of them are extremely creative.
Events: Our Starlets
Unique Events, Unique Moments
Fans and true experts experience unique moments in some very different events in NRW. Mountain bikers, for example, show great performance at Europe’s largest freeride festival in Winterberg and the gigantic Roman festival in Xanten offers historically informative entertainment.
Action, culture and customs are on the programme: glitz and glamour in the medieval monastery, 200 years of Cologne Carnival and international sports festivals are among the highlights.