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



Good books for a good cause. Browse through the market, find your new favorite book and help people in need – with live music (check out the lineup for times) Most books are available from just 50 cents per centimeter of book thickness and all proceeds will be donated (for example to self help projects such as the parish of Mariental / Namibia).

When: 1 – 3 November
Where: Matthäikirche, Lindemannstr. 70
Admission: Free

Allerheiligen-Versteigerung im Kurhaus

Mann’s Beckenstock hosts an auction of the beautiful and beastly for a good cause! A benefit event for the outpatient children’s hospice service.

When: 1 November
Admission: Free


The fish market is held directly alongside the Rhine and features 90 vendors with great food, drinks, crafts & live music.

When: 3 November, from 11am – 6pm
Where: Tonhallenufer
Admission: Free

KPMG Kunstabend (Art Night)

KPMG Art Night is a fun monthly event which features guided tours and artist talks, some of which are presented in English.

When: 6 November
Where: K20 Grabbeplatz, K21 Ständehaus
Admission: Free

The Eco Experience

The eco experience is a new sustainability-focused event featuring fashion, products, workshops and talks.

When: 8-10 November
Where: Ergo Ipsum
Admission: Free

Radschlägermarkt (Flea Market)

Browse an ever changing collection of second hand goods at this large scale market that’s been a Düsseldorf tradition for 40 years.

When: 10 November
Where: Ulmenstr. 275
Admission: Free

«stadtklang» at 25hours Hotel Das Tour

Don’t miss UK based acoustic/folk/soul singer Gareth Esson at The Paris Club bar this month. An incredibly talented musician in a venue with some of the best views in the city. Get your free tickets here.

When: 12 November
Where: 25hours Hotel Das Tour
Admission: Free


Rock gegen Hunger (‘Rock Against Hunger’) is a battle of the bands for a good cause. Proceeds support the work of Welthungerhilfe and their efforts to end world hunger. Donations can be made at the door. Have fun & help people in need – it’s a win-win. 🙂

When: 14 November
Where: Henkelsaal



Caroline Keane & Tom Delany - Irish Folk Festival 2019 © Fiona Morgan

Caroline Keane & Tom Delany – Irish Folk Festival 2019 © Fiona Morgan

The four young, highly talented bands on the Irish Folk Festival lineup this year will perform individual sets, and then at the end of the night they’ll come together for what’s sure to be an unforgettable grand finale. Learn more…

When: 12 November
Where: Savoy Theater Düsseldorf


Break the Tango at Capitol Theater Düsseldorf

An epic mix of tango, breakdancing and live music. The internationally celebrated dance sensation Break the Tango celebrates its NRW premiere at Capitol Theater Düsseldorf this month. Find out more here.

When: 13-17 November
Where: Capitol Theater Düsseldorf
Admission: Get More Info


Art Düsseldorf 2019

Art Düsseldorf 2018 | Fotocredit: Felix Hild

Art Düsseldorf 2019  is a showcase of contemporary art by approximately 100 established, as well as young, regional and international galleries in the spacious, light-bathed halls of Areal Böhler.

When: 15. – 17. November
Where: Areal Böhler


A unique short film festival featuring the work of young, creative and up-and-coming filmmakers from around the world.

When: 20 – 21 November at Heinrich Heine University & 22 November at Filmmuseum Düsseldorf


Gaming fans, this one’s for you! Next Level – Festival for Games is your chance to experience the future of digital gaming firsthand. This year the event is being hosted in Essen, which is a short trip away. (about 30 minutes from Düsseldorf)

When: 28 November – 01 December
Where: Zeche Zollverein, Essen

Christmas Markets Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf’s Christmas markets return this year starting on 21. November. Entry is free and each market has its own festive theme, so why not check out a few? Tip: The beautiful Christmas Market at Schloss Benrath (Benrath Palace) opens on 22. November – an absolute must see!

When: November – December (see above)
Where: City Center & Schloss Benrath
Admission: Free

Thanks for reading, we hope you have a great time in Düsseldorf this November!