Japanese Festival along the Rhine River, © Jenna Davis

Street Food Fest­ivals in NRW

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If there’s one thing you can never go wrong with, it’s a street food festival. Date night, family night, solo night… street food festivals are perfect for many occasions.

That’s why I’ve taken the time to research and gather up my favorite street food festivals in NRW to create the Ultimate #urbanana Guide to Street Food Festivals in NRW!

What do you say? Are you up for a little exploration?

Street Food Market Bielefeld

  • Where? Stadtheider Str. 11, 33609 Bielefeld, Germany
  • What? The 7th Bielefelder Street Food Market (since 2015) brings together international dishes and numerous wines from international wine regions.

    Street Food Market Bielefeld

Wine & Taste Festival

  • Where? Boui Boui Bilk, Suitbertusstr. 149, 40223 Düsseldorf
  • What? A weekend to embrace the taste of wine and delicacies from international food trucks, with a great atmosphere and live DJ’s.


Düsseldorf Street Food Festival

  • Where? Schwanenhöfe, Erkrather Str. 230, 40233 Düsseldorf
  • What? Besides amazing culinary delights there will be live music along with loads of special things to eat.


Gourmet Festival Düsseldorf

  • Where? Königsallee, Düsseldorf
  • What? The Gourmet Festival is one of the largest open-air food festivals in Europe serving up high-class cocktails and gourmet street food bites.


VeggieWorld Düsseldorf

  • Where? Areal Böhler, Hansaallee 321, 40549 Düsseldorf
  • What? More than 10,000 visitors come together to learn all about (and eat) vegetarian and vegan food from the greatest chefs and lecturers.


eat&STYLE Düsseldorf

  • Where? Areal Böhler, Hansaallee 321, 40549 Düsseldorf
  • What? An interactive event filled with workshops, special theme worlds, current/future trends in food and plenty of food trucks and stalls.


Food Lovers - Street Food Markt

  • Where? Bochum, Duisburg, Dortmund and more
  • What? Local bands, DJ’s and guests gather together to test a variety of different national cuisines from 25-30 professional and hobby chefs prepared in front of your eyes.


Street Food Festival

  • Where? Duisburg, Köln, Düsseldorf and more
  • What? A celebration of international culinary dishes (food trucks, restaurants, and hobby chefs).


Street Food Thursday at Stahlwerk 

  • Where? Stahlwerk & Treibgut, Ronsdorfer Str. 134
  • What? Snack and street kitchen culture from spare ribs to vegan Poffertjes. Indoor and outdoor stalls serving up food from all over the world.


Street Food Weekend

  • Where? Bielefeld, Wuppertal and more 
  • What? Open air international street kitchens celebrated in a new era of dining.


Street Food Tour

  • Where? Solingen, Mülheim an der Ruhr and more 
  • What? A street food tour for gastronomy lovers, mobile food stalls, and culinary artists. Live music, entertainment and a great event for the whole family.


Fischmarkt Düsseldorf

  • Where? Tonhallenufer (along the Rhein), Joseph-Beuys-Ufer 33, Düsseldorf
  • What? A Sunday market celebrating fish, food and international culture directly along the Rhein Promenade in Düsseldorf


Köln Meet & Eat

  • Where? Rudolfplatz, 50674, Köln
  • What? A market to meet the needs of the customers where various food trucks and market stalls come together to offer a variety of international dishes and drinks.


There is certainly enough to keep us busy until the winter… the question now is “which ones do we choose”?

Written by Jenna Davis | Life in Düsseldorf

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Poutine - Canadian Style Street Food, © Jenna Davis
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Düsseldorf Fischmarkt, © Jenna Davis
Eating fresh watermelon from the street food festival, © Jenna Davis

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