Carnival in Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf Helau! There's no holding back carnival fans in the metropolis on the banks of the Rhine when the fifth season kicks off. Carnival fans will be in their element from 11 November, when Hoppeditz awakes, to Ash Wednesday on March 01st 2017. During Düsseldorf's Carnival people laugh, dance and kiss – be there when the party starts on 11.11. at 11.11 a.m.
When: November 11th 2016 to February 28th 2017
Where: Düsseldorf's city centre
The highlights of the street carnival:
(November 11th 2016, 11:11 a.m., Marktplatz)
The start to the carnival season with "Narrenschelte"
("Joker's Scolding") from Hoppeditz
(February 23th 2017, 11:11 a.m., Düsseldorf Old Town)
When the ladies take over the City Hall
Street carnival in the Old Town
Jugendumzug ("Youth Procession")
(February 25th 2017, Düsseldorf city centre)
This is where the old and young carnival fans ("Jecken")
march through Düsseldorf's Old Town.
(February 26th 2017, from mornings)
Street carnival on the Königsallee
Rosenmontagszug ("Carnival Monday Procession")
(February 27th 2017, 12:30 p.m., Düsseldorf city centre)
A giant procession with decorated floats and people marching on foot
parades through the whole city centre.
Comitee Düsseldorfer Carneval
Tel.: +49 211 330 101/02
Fax: +49 211 31 80 418