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What’s on in Bonn?

Apart from jumping into the cool water at one of our public pools or having an ice cream or a cool drink in one of our beer gardens, you may be looking for some contemporary art, ballet, cocktails on the Rhine or a concert in town – take your pick! Enjoy our beautiful summer in Bonn!

Still on until Sun, 8 July
Exhibition with works from sixteen contemporary artists
Staged by the Enter Art Foundation in Bonn
Entrance free.
Times: 12 noon to 8 pm on all days, closes on Sunday at 3 pm.
Venue: Fabrik45, Hochstadenring 45, Bonn

Fri, 6 July
Ibiza Cocktail Night
Enjoy very creative cocktails and lots of music on board Moby Dick
Entry: as of 6:30 pm, tour starts at 7 pm and ends at 11 pm
Meeting point: Pier No. 4, Brassertufer near Am Alten Zoll / 1. Fährgasse
Tickets: €34 per person
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Fri, 6 July
E-Mobility Day
Learn all about e-vehicles and about the latest trends on the market. Children’s activities are on offer as well.
Time: 12 noon to 6 pm
Venue: Münsterplatz, city center

Fri, 6 July
Folk Club Bonn Singers’ Night
FC 93 theme: a cappella & tap dancing
Venue: Dotty’s Sports Bar, Christian-Miesen-Straße 1, Bonn-Dottendorf

Sat, 7 July
Ballet: Alice in Wonderland
Staged by the Zaimovic ballet school
Time: 3 pm
Venue: Pantheon, Siegburger Str. 42, Bonn
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Sat, 7 July
Poppelsdorf Castle Concerts
This concert series has been moved to the University’s arcade courtyard.
Enjoy the summer with famous works from Italian master composers.
Time: 8:30 pm
Venue: Arcade Courtyard, University of Bonn (access via Schlosskirche)
Note: Some last-minute ‘Fair weather tickets’ are available at the door!

Save the date: the next Poppelsdorf Castle Concerts will be on Sat, 14 July, Sat, 21 July, Sat, 28 July and Sat, 4 August.

Sat, 7 July
Opera: I due foscari (Verdi)
In Italian with German supertitles
Time: 6 pm
Venue: Bonn Opera House
More information and tickets:

Sat, 7 July
Concert with works from Bach
Staged by Collegium musicum Bonn
Time: 8 pm
Venue: Marienkirche Bonn
Second concert on Mon, 9 July at 8 pm (Auditorium, University of Bonn)

Sun, 8 July
Organ Concert Series: ‘Tune all your voices’
Concert ‘Jubilate Deo’ with works from henry Purcell for organ, trumpet, soloists and choir
Time: 8 pm
Venue: Lutherkirche, Reuterstraße 11, Bonn
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Sun, 8 July
Antiques, Arts and Crafts at Königswinter
Time: as of 11 am
Venue: Markt / Rathausplatz, Drachenfelsstraße 3, Königswinter

Sun, 8 July
Rendez-vous in the yard
With art, literature, music and circus performance
Organized by Institut francais Bonn and Bonner Rhizom
With support by the Office of Cultural Affairs, City of Bonn, and the French Embassy in Germany
Time: as of 2 pm
Venue: Grüne Spielstadt, An der Schwarzen Brücke, Bonn-Dransdorf
Entrance free, donations welcome!

Sun, 8 July
Summer concert: ‘All the colours of music‘
Staged by Bonn’s Polyphoniker
Time: 5 pm, entry as of 4 pm
Venue: Augustinum Bonn, Römerstraße 118
Entrance free, donations welcome.
More information:

Movies in Bonn
For a great weekly choice of foreign-language movies in Bonn, visit:
(look for movies marked OmU = original version)

Save the Date:
Panama Open Air Festival at Rheinaue Park with music on five stages on 13 and 14 July! Learn more:

Cologne Lights: the spectacular fireworks will again be taking place in Cologne on Sat, 21 July. For details, visit: