July 20 - 22: What’s happening in Bonn and the region?

July 20 - 22 : What’s happening in Bonn and the region?

Things will be buzzing in Cologne with “Kölner Licht”, make your plans now! “Rheinbach Classics” will also be a big event with hundreds of vintage cars, and 70’s rock star Bonnie Tyler. Closer to home is the Rheinaue flea market which is always a great place to stroll.

Friday, July 20

Bonn

  • Fashion - an artistic prêt-à-porter: The show "Fashion" takes a look behind the scenes of a dazzling world where elegance and beauty rule. In the show are Irina German and Igor Protsenko from the Circus Theater "Bingo" in Kiev, with innovative stage concepts that thrill audiences worldwide. GOP Variety Theater, Karl-Carstens-Str. 1, 8 pm, (0228) 4224141
  • Sticky Fingers: "Tribute to the Rolling Stones", beer garden of the Park Restaurant Rheinaue, Ludwig-Erhard-Allee 20, 7:30pm, (0228) 374030
  • The largest mobile labyrinth in the world: Park in the Rheinaue, Ludwig-Erhard-Allee, 9 am to 10 pm, every day, 0163-7653728
  • Pete Bentham and the Diner Ladies: Punk'n'Roll, Kult 41, Hochstadenring 41, 8pm, (0228) 9085707
  • For kids: Summer holiday workshop: "Nature becomes music", a musical summer walk, for children from the age of 5, Beethoven-Haus, Bonngasse 20-26, 10 am to 1 pm, (0228) 981750

Region

45th Culinary Week in Bad Breisig: In the participating restaurants you will be spoiled with culinary delights from all over the world. A timely table reservation is recommended. For more information, please see: http://www.bad-breisig.de/english/Tourism/Events/

Rheinbach Classics: 700 vintage cars on display, live music from 14 bands, 50’s and 60’s styling for women and men. The highlight is Rock Night with Bonnie Tyler who had big hits in the 70’s (‘It’s a Heartache”, “Total Eclipse of the Heart”), followed by Bruce Springsteen tribute band Bosstime, Tickets available at bonnticket.de , Friday from 7pm is the classics rock night, Saturday there is entertainment from 1pm - midnight, Sunday from 8am - 6pm, in the Rheinbach inner city

Cologne

  • Friday Night Fever Open Air Party: Die Kantine, Neusser Landstr. 2a, 10pm, (0221) 16791616
  • 31st Cologne Summer Festival: "Carmen la Cubana", in Spanish with German subtitles, ends around 10:30 pm, Philharmonie Köln, Bischofsgartenstr. 1, 8 pm, (0221) 204080

Saturday, July 21

Bonn

  • Flea market in the Rheinaue Park: Take a stroll in the park and see what bargains or specials await you at one of the biggest flea markets in Germany, held the third Saturday of every month in season. From 8am - 6pm, Ludwig-Erhard-Allee
  • FeenCon 2017: The fantasy roleplaying guild presents a role-playing show; with readings, workshops and tournaments as well as a medieval market, detailed program can be found at www.feencon.de, Stadthalle Bad Godesberg, Bad Godesberg, Koblenzer Str. 80, 10am - midnight, (0228) 528810
  • The Beatles Forever Band: "Tribute to The Beatles", Beer Garden Park Restaurant Rheinaue, Ludwig-Erhard-Allee 20, 19.30, (0228) 374030
  • Fashion - an artistic prêt-à-porter: The show "Fashion" takes a look behind the scenes of a dazzling world where elegance and beauty rule. In the show are Irina German and Igor Protsenko from the Circus Theater "Bingo" in Kiev, with innovative stage concepts that thrill audiences worldwide. GOP Variety Theater, Karl-Carstens-Str. 1, 6 & 9 pm, (0228) 4224141
  • Poppelsdorf Palace Concerts in the Arkadenhof of the University of Bonn: "The Viennese Classical Music", works by Mozart, Cimarosa and Beethoven, Arkadenhof of the University, An der Schloßkirche, 8:30 pm, (0228) 478489

Region

  • Rheinbach Classics: 700 vintage cars on display, live music from 14 bands, 50’s and 60’s styling for women and men. The highlight is Rock Night with Bonnie Tyler who had big hits in the 70’s (‘It’s a Heartache”, “Total Eclipse of the Heart”), followed by Bruce Springsteen tribute band Bosstime, Tickets available at bonnticket.de , Friday from 7pm is the classics rock night, Saturday there is entertainment from 1pm - midnight, Sunday from 8am - 6pm, in the Rheinbach inner city
  • 45th Culinary Week in Bad Breisig: In the participating restaurants you will be spoiled with culinary delights from all over the world. A timely table reservation is recommended. For more information, please see: http://www.bad-breisig.de/english/Tourism/Events/

Cologne

  • Kölner Lichter (Cologne Lights): It’s the 18th year of the “Kölner Lichter” - a major event in Cologne on both sides of the Rhine. Spectacular fireworks with synchronized music will transform Cologne into a sea of lights and colors. In the afternoon, there is live music at the Tanzbrunnen Köln. Admission is free of charge. In order to have a good view of the fireworks, make sure you secure a good place for yourself on the banks of the Rhine early in the day. Starts at 11:30 p.m. on the banks of the Rhine between the Bastei and the Tanzbrunnen. For more information in English: https://www.cologne-tourism.com/see-experience/koelner-lichter/
  • Justin Timberlake: 37-year-old American pop star on his Germany tour, his most recent album “Man of the Woods” having been released in 2018. Lanxess-Arena, Willy-Brandt-Platz 3, 7:30pm, (0221) 8021
  • 31st Cologne Summer Festival: "Carmen la Cubana", in Spanish with German subtitles, ends around 10:30 pm, Philharmonie Köln, Bischofsgartenstr. 1, 3 pm & 8pm, (0221) 204080

Sunday, July 22

Bonn

  • FeenCon 2017: The fantasy roleplaying guild presents a role-playing show; with readings, workshops and tournaments as well as a medieval market, detailed program under www.feencon.de, Stadthalle Bad Godesberg, Bad Godesberg, Koblenzer Str. 80, 10am -6pm, (0228) 528810
  • Climax Band Cologne: "All That Jazz", beer garden of the Park Restaurant Rheinaue, Ludwig-Erhard-Allee 20, 2 - 5pm, (0228) 374030
  • Bonner Shanty-Choir: On the open terrace of the Stadthalle Bad Godesberg, Bad Godesberg, Koblenzer Str. 80, 4 to 6 pm
  • Poppelsdorfer Organ Summer: "Organ Music from England", with Christoph Hamm (organ), Church of St. Sbastian, Kirschallee, 8 pm, (0228) 218460
  • Fashion - an artistic prêt-à-porter: The show "Fashion" takes a look behind the scenes of a dazzling world where elegance and beauty rule. In the show are Irina German and Igor Protsenko from the Circus Theater "Bingo" in Kiev, with innovative stage concepts that thrill audiences worldwide. GOP Variety Theater, Karl-Carstens-Str. 1, 2 & 5 pm, (0228) 4224141

Region

  • Rheinbach Classics: 700 vintage cars on display, live music from 14 bands, 50’s and 60’s styling for women and men. The highlight is Rock Night with Bonnie Tyler who had big hits in the 70’s (‘It’s a Heartache”, “Total Eclipse of the Heart”), followed by Bruce Springsteen tribute band Bosstime, Tickets available at bonnticket.de , Friday from 7pm is the classics rock night, Saturday there is entertainment from 1pm - midnight, Sunday from 8am - 6pm, in the Rheinbach inner city
  • 45th Culinary Week in Bad Breisig: In the participating restaurants you will be spoiled with culinary delights from all over the world. A timely table reservation is recommended. For more information, please see: http://www.bad-breisig.de/english/Tourism/Events/

Cologne

  • Justin Timberlake: 37-year-old American pop star on his Germany tour, his most recent album “Man of the Woods” having been released in 2018. Lanxess-Arena, Willy-Brandt-Platz 3, 7:30pm, (0221) 8021

Sampling of Exhibitions in Bonn and surrounds:

  • Vernissage - Collectibles by various artists: With live music by Roy & Elmer Louis and Carol Knauber (Jazz and Latin), Galerie Firla, Thomas-Mann-Str. 15, Friday, 7pm, (0228) 691385
  • Roman Klonek and Jean-Yves Szmida: "Printing Positions", Bad Godesberg Art Association, Bad Godesberg, in the Glaskarree, Burgstr. 85, 3 - 5pm, Saturday, Sunday (0228) 314516
  • Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck Exhibitions: A current schedule can be found on the website (English): http://arpmuseum.org/en/ Hans-Arp-Allee 1, 53424 Remagen, (02228) 94250
  • Bundeskunsthalle Exhibitions: The Playground Project, outdoor at the museum. Carsten Höller: "Bonner Rutschbahn/Bonn-Slide", “The Cleaner” from Marina Abramovic, more from the current listing and opening hours can be found on the website (English) Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 4., (0228) 91710
  • Deutsches Museum Bonn: A current listing can be found on the website: http://www.deutsches-museum.de/de/bonn/information/ (English) Bad Godesberg, Ahrstr. 45, 10am - 6pm, (0228) 302255, For more information on children’s programmes: (0228) 302 256, E-Mail
  • Kunstmuseum: A current listing can be found on the website (English), Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 2, 11am-6pm, (0228) 776260
  • LVR Landesmuseum: A current listing can be found here: times on website (English), Colmanstr. 14-16, (0228) 2070351

Cinemas offering English-language movies:

Want to see a movie in English? The following theaters normally offer at least a couple of movies in English.

Films labeled with OV (Orig. version) or Omu (Orig. version with German subtitles) are generally in English unless otherwise noted, i.e. (Russ) = Russian, (Frz) = French.

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