Düsseldorf’s Top Events – January 2019

Happy New Year! Want to start the new year with some fun events? Here are our picks for Düsseldorf’s top events in January 2019:

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Fashion Flash

Shop for clothes and shoes from top brands at discounts of up to 70%.

When: Friday 4 January & Saturday 5 January
Where: Boui Boui Bilk
Admission: Free (Ticket Info Here)

Ballett am Rhein – b.37 | Partnerlocation

Experience a wonderful ballet performance live in Dusseldorf. The highly talented choreographer Robert Binet was Choreographic Apprentice at the Royal Ballet London in 2012-2013 and is currently the house choreographer at the National Ballet of Canada.

When: 5. January
Where: Deutsche Oper am Rhein
Admission: Ticket Info Here

Laura Carbone live

Enjoy the musical talents of Laura Carbone live at The Tube. With support from Lucy Kruger & The Lost Boys.

When: 9. January
Where: The Tube
Admission: Tickets Here

KPMG-Kunstabend (Art Night)

The free KPMG Cultural Evenings at the K20 and K21 museums are composed of a variety of activities, from guided tours to artist talks, some of which are in English.

When: Wednesday, 9 January from 6pm – 10pm
Where: K20 Grabbeplatz & K21 Ständehaus Museums
Admission: Free

Nerd Nite

Nerd Nite began in New York in 2006 and has since expanded to over 90 cities worldwide. It is best described by its motto: It’s like Discovery Channel with Beer. During the event several experts will give fun talks about a variety of topics while you eat & drink.

When: Thursday, 10 January from 7pm – 11pm
Where: Boui Boui Bilk
Admission: 7 € in advance, 8€ at the ticket window

Night Flea Market

Nachtkonsum Nachtflohmarkt (Night Flea Market) returns to Boui Boui Bilk with live music and food trucks.

When: 12 January from 5pm
Where: Boui Boui Bilk
Admission: 3 €

Quatsch Comedy Club | Partner Location

Capitol Theater Düsseldorf

Photo: Capitol Theater Düsseldorf

Quatsch Comedy Club Düsseldorf features top notch comedians that will have you laughing the whole night, and the next show is certainly no exception! The four comedians this month are Benaissa, Michael Schönen, Archie Clapp and Achim Knorr, plus host Martina Bandl.

When: 11 & 12 January
Where: Capitol Theater Düsseldorf (Club)
Tickets: Click Here

Eyes on Japan – Japanese Film Days in Düsseldorf

Eyes on Japan is a multi-day celebration of Japanese films that takes place at Film Museum Düsseldorf, which is also well worth a visit.

When: 11-31 January
Where: Black Box Theater at Film Museum Düsseldorf
Admission: Free

Things to Do this Winter

Max Brown Midtown - Düsseldorf Hotel

Photo: Steve Herud

In case you missed it, here’s our list of great things to do this winter in Düsseldorf. Take a look

Stadtklang Concerts

If you love live music as much as we do, you’ll be happy to learn that Stadtklang will be presenting several free concerts in January, including these:

09.1: May live at Rosies
11.1: Dry Dudes live at Max Brown Hotel Midtown
11.1: Willer live at Frankenheim Ratingen
13.1: Hey Judeschka! live at The Paris Club, 25hours Hotel Das Tour
25.1: Aljosha Konter live at weinbunt Hilden

        For more, visit Stadtklang

Where: Citywide (see above)
Admission: Free

Gala der Herzen

Enjoy a dinner with drinks, music and an after party at a stylish location – all for a good cause. This event supports former German national team footballer Gerald Asamoah’s charity for children with heart related illnesses. To learn more about their work, click here.

When: 26 January
Where: Seifenfabrik Dr. Thompson’s
Admission: Info Here

boot Düsseldorf (Boating & Watersports Convention)

Escape the cold winter weather for a while at this massive indoor boating & watersports show featuring excellent activities such as a 90 meter “river” for indoor paddling, The Wave (see video above), a sailing area and surfing simulators. Beyond that, you’ll find numerous displays covering everything from ocean conservation to super yachts.

When: 19-27 January
Where: Messe Düsseldorf (Convention Center)
Admission: Info Here


Discover events happening in cities near Düsseldorf

Köln (Cologne): Disney Die Schöne und das Biest

Families and theatre fans, here’s your chance to experience the magic and music of Disney’s Beauty & The Beast live on stage in Cologne.

When: 03 January – 13 January
Where: Musical Dome Köln (Goldgasse 1, 50668 Köln)
Admission: Ticket Info

Essen: Blue Man Group

The colorful, high energy multimedia show that’s been seen by more than 35 million people makes its way to Essen this month.

When:  03 January – 06 January
Where: Colosseum Theater Essen (Altendorfer Straße 1, 45127 Essen)
Admission: Ticket Info

What’s New in Düsseldorf

Looking for more things to do? Check out New in Düsseldorf – our guide to cool new restaurants, shops, cafés and bars in Düsseldorf.

We hope you enjoyed this guide and wish you a happy & healthy new year!