What’s on in Bonn?

Get into the Christmas spirit by visiting one of the fantastic concerts, markets and events that are on in our city at this time of the year. In fact, this weekend you will probably have a chance to listen to Christmas music from all over the world and from all ages. And in between, take some time to stroll over our beautiful large Christmas Market in the city center. Whatever you choose to do – have a great time in Bonn!

Fri, 8 Dec


CAT BALLOU – Christmas Concerts 2017

Time: 8 pm

Venue: Pantheon, Siegburger Str. 42, Bonn

More information and tickets: www.pantheon.de

(also on Saturday)

GET WARM - Advent Concert

Performed by Collegium musicum Bonn

(second concert on Sun, 10 Dec, 3:30 pm, St. Sebastian)

Time: 7:30 pm

Venue: Namen-Jesu-Kirche, Bonngasse, city center

Entrance free – donations welcome!

Charity Concert

Organized by the International DW Choir

Time: 8 pm

Venue: St. Remigius church, Brüdergasse 8, city center

Tickets: €20 / €10 at the door

Reservations: info@zonta-bonn-rheinaue.de

Piano Concert

Performed by Felix Wahl

Time: 7:30 pm

Venue: Trinitatiskirche Bonn-endenich, Brahmsstraße 14

Tickets: €10 / €6 at the door

English-language Theater

The Importance of Being Earnest

By Oscar Wilde

Time: 8 pm

Venue: Euro Theater Central, Mauspfad 9

More information and tickets: www.eurotheatercentral.de

(program runs also on Sun at 6 pm)

Opera: Madama Butterfly

By Giacomo Puccini

In Italian with German supertitles

Time: 7:30 pm

Venue: Bonn Opera

More information and tickets: www.bonnticket.de, www.theater-bonn.de


Sat, 9 Dec


Advent Market at Plittersdorf

Starts at 3 pm

Venue: Dorfplatz Plittersdorf, at the corner of Plittrsdorfer Straße and Steinstraße

Tango Argentino Dance Night

With a workshop for beginners and advanced levels, dance night and open end

Time: 8 pm

Venue: Tanzschule Lepehne Herbst, Belderberg 24, Bonn city center

Tickets including workshop: €15 at the door – no registration necessary

Organ Concert

Time: 6:15 pm

Venue: Schlosskirche Bonn, Am Hof 1

Tickets: €7 at the door

Saturday Night Party

(runs every Saturday, starting at 10 pm)

Time: 10 pm

Venue: Jazz Galerie, Oxfordstraße 24, Bonn

Tickets: €5 at the door

More information: www.jazzgalerie.de

Toys2Masters – Band Contest 2017 – Finals

Venue: Brückenforum, Friedrich-Breuer-Straße 17, Bonn-Beuel

Time: as of 5 pm

Tickets: €14 at the door

More information: www.toys2masters.com

Outdoor meeting and concert: Tuba Christmas

Time: 2 pm

Venue: St. Marien, Adolfstraße 28, Bonn

Entrance free.

If you would like to join in, send an email to: tubachristmasbonn@t-online.de to receive the sheet music.


Sun, 10 Dec


Advent Boat Tour with Live Music

On board MS Moby Dick

Boat leaves at 1:30 pm and at 3:30 pm from Pier No. 9 at Alter Zoll

Tickets: €12.5 per person at bonnticket.de

Advent Concert

Wind ensemble and organ

Time: 5 pm

Venue: St. Josef church, Hermannstraße 35, Bonn-Beuel

Entrance free – donations welcome

Christmas Concert

Klassische Philharmonie Bonn

Time: 6 pm

Venue: Maritim Hotel, Kurt-Georg-Kiesinger-Allee 1, Bonn

More information and tickets: klassische-philharmonie-bonn.de/index.php

Christmas Concert

By the Bonn English Singers

Time: 4 pm

Venue: Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche Limperich, Kreuzherrenstraße 55

Entrance free – donations welcome!

Concert: Misatango

Mass by Martin Palmeri

Performed by Voces de las Américas, Amadeus Ensemble Bonn and others

Time: 7:30 pm

Venue: Trinitatiskirche Bonn-Endenich, Brahmsstraße 14

Entrance free – donations welcome!

Christmas Concert: O Magnum Mysterium

By Bonner Vokalensemble

Time: 4 pm

Venue: St. Maria Magdalena, Magdalenenstraße 25, Bonn-Endenich

Tickets: €12 / €6 at the door

Charity Concert: Christmas songs from all over the world

Organized and performed by MultiKultiChor Bonn

Time: 5 pm

Venue: Kreuzbergkirche, Stationsweg 21, Bonn

Entrance free – donations welcome!

Opera: Carmen

By Georges Bizet

In French, with German supertitles

Time: 4 pm

Venue: Bonn Opera House, Am Boeselagerhof 1, city center

Tickets: www.bonnticket.de, www.theater-bonn.de

Runs until 22 Dec

The Planet Is Blue

Exhibition under the impression of the World Climate Conference, showing the beauty and fragility of planet Earth

Venue: Galerie Judith Andreae, Paul-Kemp-Straße 7, Bonn

Still on until 4 March 2018

Weather Report: About Weather Culture and Climate Science

An exhibition organized in the context of COP 23

Organizers: Federal Art and Exhibition Hall and Deutsches Museum, in cooperation with UNFCCC and Deutscher Wetterdienst