Ruhr CSD

TBA! Gay pride is big in Germany with Essener Christopher Street Day, Ruhr CSD, the largest event in the Ruhr Metropolis held in Essen. A wonderful mix of demonstration, service, parade and stage performances, the festival attracts people from far and wide. The annual event has offered a colourful, welcoming atmosphere since 2004.

Caravan Salon Düsseldorf

Messe Düsseldorf Messeplatz, Stockumer Kirchstrasse 61, Düsseldorf

The fascination of mobile travelling involves being at home everywhere while enjoying liberty and proximity to nature. For ten days from August 30 to September 8 2024, all friends of caravanning will be offered a unique overview of the fascinating world of mobile leisure. At the renowned CARAVAN SALON in Düsseldorf, the latest generation of motorhomes, caravans […]

CSD Dortmund

TBA! The hugely popular CSD, Christopher Street Day attracts tens of thousands to Dortmund in the Ruhr Metropolis each year. The event sees itself as a healthy mix of demonstration and celebration. There is usually a parade, stage performances, a service as well as a late night street party.

Light Festival Dortmund

TBA! The light festival, Lichterfest, has been held in Dortmund for well over half a century. Every year this annual spectacle traditionally is held during the latter summer months. During early evening people gather in the Westfalenpark to experience live music, children’s firework displays and various entertainment acts. The light festival offers a magnificent evening […]

Christmastime Trip

Enjoy Yuletide in the exciting region of the Ruhr Metropolis by spending a few days on a Christmastime trip. Take in the scents of roasted almonds, Mandeln, and mulled wine, Glühwein, at one of the famous Christmas markets this year. Whether cosy and nostalgic or larger and more popular, the choice is vast. Highlights include […]

Christmas Tree Cutting

TBA! It’s that time of year when many American families follow a delightful tradition in rural regions of the United States. A drive out to snowy woodlands culminates in searching out, choosing and cutting down a magnificent Christmas tree, Tannenbaum, strapping it to the car then transporting it home. Fortunately for Americans and other expats […]