Düsseldorf’s Top Events – October 2019

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

Düsseldorf’s Top Events – October 2019

Düsseldorf in Autumn

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: 2 October
Where: K20 Grabbeplatz, K21 Ständehaus
Admission: Free

Oktoberfest at the Kasematten

Celebrate Oktoberfest with traditional Bavarian cuisine, live music and decorations.

When: Daily until 6. October
Where: Kasematten

Autumn Festival at Classic Remise

Love vintage cars, motorcycles and even bicycles? This is the event for you. With its impressive collection of vintage automobiles Classic Remise is always worth a visit, and during this event there’s even more to see & do, from food stands to a best in show competition.

When: 5 & 6 October
Where: Classic Remise (Harffstrasse 110a)


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

When: 6 October
Where: Tonhallenufer
Admission: Free


Rock gegen Hunger (‘Rock Against Hunger‘) is a battle of the bands for a good cause. Proceeds support the work of Welthungerhilfe in 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: 9 October in Köln (Live Music Hall Ehrenfeld) & 14 November in Düsseldorf (Henkelsaal)

Die Höchste Eisenbahn | Robert Schumann Saal | Foto: André Symann

New Fall Festival 2017: Die Höchste Eisenbahn | Foto: André Symann

One of the most popular music festivals in Düsseldorf. New Fall Festival is the pop music festival for special artists in special places. This year’s excellent lineup includes Alligatoah, Nils Frahm, Apparat, Gurr and many more.

When: 10 – 14 October
Where: Location varies by event (see lineup for details)

 Advertisement  Capitol Theater Düsseldorf – Quatsch Comedy Club

Capitol Theater Düsseldorf

Photo: Capitol Theater Düsseldorf Quatsch Comedy Club Düsseldorf presents top notch comedians that will have you laughing the whole night. The lineup this month includes host Ole Lehmann along with comedians Helmuth Steierwald, Sebastian Nitsch, Kerim Pamuk and Bademeister Schaluppke.

When: 11 & 12 October
Where: Capitol Theater Düsseldorf (Club)

Herbstkirmes am Tonhallenufer

For the first time the autumn fair takes place on the Tonhallenufer in Düsseldorf.

When: 10-13 October
Where: Tonhallenufer, Düsseldorf

La Bonne Affaire 3.0

Don’t miss La Bonne Affaire 3.0 and its stylish French fashion market. Champagne and petits fours will be available in the lobby and on the 1st floor of the hotel. Tip: While you’re there be sure to check out The Paris Club Restaurant and Bar (pictured) on the 16th & 17th floors for tasty food, drinks and a spectacular panoramic view over the city.

When: 13 October
Where: 25hours Hotel Das Tour
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 over 40 years.

When: 13 October
Where: Ulmenstr. 275
Admission: Free

Wine & Taste Festival

Love good wine? You’re in luck – at the Wine & Taste Festival you’ll have a chance to sample about 200 wines in a relaxed atmosphere. Wines are available for purchase directly from the wineries, and a DJ and food trucks will be on hand as well.

When: 25 & 26 October
Where: Stahlwerk, Düsseldorf

Tango Si – Benefit Gala

Local nonprofit FUTURO SÍ is celebrating its birthday – with VIDA, the new program by the exceptional artists Nicole Nau and Luis Pereyra. Enjoy rhythm, music and dance, all for a good cause.

When: 26 October
Where: Tonhalle, Düsseldorf

Pumpkin Palooza

me & all hotel duesseldorf | Foto: Andreas Wellander

For some family friendly fun, don’t miss this lighthearted event featuring pumpkin carving, music, pumpkin spiced drinks and more at the stylish me & all hotel downtown.

When: 27 October
Where: me & all hotel, Düsseldorf

Fashion Tour with Marion Strehlow

Join local fashion designer Marion Strehlow as she personally guides you through trendy fashion ateliers around Düsseldorf. Breakfast, shuttle service and a handmade gift are included as part of this unique behind the scenes experience hosted by Visit Düsseldorf.

When: 30 October
Where: Düsseldorf

Looking for more things to do?

We have some ideas for you! Check out these 5 Great Day Trips from Düsseldorf, or for something closer to home check out our guide with 23 Free Things to Do in Düsseldorf.

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