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Things to do


Cinema goers and movie aficionados can choose from a good selection of venues to view original language movies in Düsseldorf. Filmkunstkinos, Filmwerkstatt, UCI and CineStar screen films in English and several other languages.

German society invests heavily in traditional creative arts at a national, state and local level, to the benefit of cultural institutions in the city. Düsseldorf thus reveals beautiful art venues and museums that offer collections of a high standard and exhibitions with surprisingly broad divergence. Venues for opera, classical music and dance can be found as well as yearly jazz seasons.

Expats can also enthuse over the magnificent, annual Shakespeare Festival and International Dance Weeks down the road in Neuss.


The Events Overview

A compendium and overview of major events and interesting activities in Düsseldorf. Discover such annual delights as the famous carnival festivities or impressive Japan Day. The marathon and other races, atmospheric Christmas markets and the enormous funfair that affect daily life in the city are also favourites.