Düsseldorf’s Top Events – August 2019

On the lookout for great events in Düsseldorf this August? You’ve come to the right place!

Düsseldorf’s Top Events – August 2019

WeinSommer Rheinland Pfalz in Düsseldorf

The wine festival for connoisseurs featuring a full selection of wines, sect and specialties direct from Rheinland-Pfalz, plus live music and special wine-themed events.

When: 1-4 August
Where: Marktplatz (courtyard of Rathaus/city hall)
Admission: Free

KPMG Kunstabend (Art Night)

KPMG Art Night is a free monthly event featuring fun guided tours and presentations by artists, some of which are held in English.

When: 7 August
Where: K20 Grabbeplatz, K21 Ständehaus
Admission: Free


Enjoy a free open air concert (weather permitting) featuring Indie-pop songwriter Jo Laureys.

When: 8 August
Where: DADO Restaurant
Admission: Free (Reservation required)


Held directly along the Rhine, this excellent open-air market features 90 vendors with a great selection of food, drinks, crafts and live music.

When: 11 August
Where: Tonhallenufer
Admission: Free

Radschlägermarkt (Flea Market)

A Düsseldorf tradition for over 40 years. Take a stroll and explore the ever changing collection of second hand goods.

When: 11 August
Where: Ulmenstr. 275
Admission: Free


This fun outdoor event takes place at various parks around the city in the spring and summer. Drop by for DJs, street food and a relaxed crowd.

When: 11 August at Hofgarten, 25 August at Rheinpark Heerdt
Admission: Free

USee Schwimmen at Lake Unterbacher

Make a splash this summer at Unterbacher See’s popular swimming competition for people of all ages. There’ll be 1km, 2km and 3.3km swimming courses for adults, plus a 250m course for children.

When: 18 August
Where: Unterbacher See
Admission: Registration required

Movies in a Biergarten

A movie in a biergarten? Sounds good to us! For all upcoming showtimes, see link below.

When: Select Dates Through 7 September
Where: Biergarten Vier Linden
Admission: Get Details & Showtimes

GoldMucke Summer Edition

Goldmucke has a packed lineup of concerts on offer this month, from indie-pop to alternative soul:

08 August – Lion Sphere
15 August – Mrs. Greenbird
22 August – Handmade Moments
29 August – Tonbandgerät

Where: Biergarten Vier Linden
Admission: Ticket Info

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Foodies, put this one on your list. Gourmet Festival Düsseldorf is Europe’s largest open-air festival for fine food. Here you can experience 200 food stands, wineries, food trucks, bars and producers from all over the world as they converge on Königsallee for this popular three day event. Read on for full details.

When: 23-25 August
Where: Königsallee
Admission: Free

International Music Summer Concerts

Discover talented bands and artists from around the world at zakk’s International Musiksommer series.

When: Various Dates in August
zakk Düsseldorf
Admission: Ticket Info Here

Alltours-Kino (Open-Air Cinema)

Watch hit movies under the stars on a massive screen overlooking the Rhine. This is one of those events that you have to do at least once. Films coming up in August include Green Book, Bohemian Rhapsody, Aladdin, A Star is Born and many more.

When: Various Dates in August (See Showtimes)
Where: Alltours-Kino, Rheinpark Düsseldorf
Admission: Ticket Info

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