18.05.2017

What’s on in Bonn?

There will again be lots of concerts and festivals in the city. Whether you are into classical music, enjoy listening to some jazz or like to taste foreign culinary delights – there will be something for everyone. Whatever you choose to do: have a great weekend in Bonn!


19 May
Concert: From Schumann to Gershwin
Time: 8 pm
Venue: Schumannhaus, Sebastianstraße 182,
Tickets: €15, advance sale and reservations at Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Haus during regular opening hours, Ph: 0228-241435

19 May
Concert at Bonngasse: Music from Beethoven’s Time
Time: 5 pm
Venue: Beethoven House, Bonngasse 20, Bonn city center
Tickets: no extra ticket necessary, just the regular entrance fee for the museum

19 May
Concert: Millennia (Indie Rock)
Time: 7 pm
Venue: Rock & Pop Zentrum Bonn, Moltkestraße 41
Tickets: €8 at the door

19 May until 29 June
Exhibition: Paris sera toujours Paris
Photographs of roofs and facades convey a new perspective
Time: 2 pm to 4 pm
Venue: Institut Francais Bonn, Adenauerallee 35
(Opening on Thursday night with chansons by Toi et Moi)

20 May
Dance Party
Featuring west coast swing and disco fox workshops, followed by a dance party
Time: 7 pm
Venue: Tanzhaus Bonn, Gartenstraße 102
Tickets: at the door, €3.5 for members, €9.5 for guests
More information: www.tanzhaus-bonn.de

20 May
Concert: Mozart’s Great Mass in C Minor
Time: 7 pm
Venue: Kreuzkirche Bonn, Am Kaiserplatz, city center
Tickets: www.bonnticket.de

21 May
Concert Evening: Opera is Fun
The Cast: International artists present classical music in new disguise
Time: 7 pm
Venue: Haus der Springmaus, Frongasse 8, Bonn-Endenich
Tickets: www.springmaus-theater.de

21 May
City Biking Tour
Bring your own bike and discover Bonn’s northern city districts
Duration: 3.5 hrs
Time: 11:30 am
Meeting point: Chlodwigplatz / Kölnstraße – corner to Kaiser-Karl-Ring
Tickets: €9
For more information / reservations, call: 0228-697682

21 May
Biodiversity Day at the Botanical Gardens
To celebrate this special international day that the UN has declared for the promotion of biological diversity, the Botanical Gardens and several partners will show their treasures. Local museums, several institutes of Bonn’s university, together with other partners, such as Cologne’s zoo, will showcase their work and provide lots of interesting information around biodiversity. Several products may also be purchased at a market on site.
Time: as of 10 am
Venue: Botanical Gardens Bonn, Meckenheimer Allee 171
Tickets: €3 at the door

21 May
International Cultural Diversity Festival
Meet foreign cultures and taste lots of culinary delights at this eighth edition of the festival that the City of Bonn organizes in the city center. Over ninety local associations and clubs will present a colorful program with music and dance.
Time: 11 am to 7 pm
Venue: on Münsterplatz and Market Square in the city center


Note: Jazzfest Bonn is still on until 27 May and Circus Roncalli will be in town until 28 May. And Bonn’s fifth edition of the Organ Festival features lots of concerts at different churches in the city. For details, visit: https://www.bonnerorgelfest.de/
The Brahms Days at Bonn’s city district of Endenich run until 21 May. If you are interested in going to a concert, visit: http://www.brahms-tage-bonn.de/