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Marathon Bonn 2015

Deutsche - Post - Marathon

 April 2nd 2017

 

The Marathon Bonn is one of the ten biggest running events in Germany. On the route the participants run around the city of Bonn, along the Rhine bank and pass by quite a few interesting sights. The course is a challenge for marathon runners, half-marathon-runners, walkers, inline skaters and hand cyclists. An easier and fun way to take part in the event is the marathon relay - especially popular among companies who take it as a team-event. The school marathon is a relay-option especially for school children as of grade 5. For good atmosphere along the course does the band marathon takes care of. Bands from Bonn and the region demonstrate their musical skills. At the Premium Food Festival in downtown Bonn different premium caterer spoil visitors with various dishes.


Bild Auto

Rheinbach Classics

Every year the Rheinbach Classics are held in Rheinbach, which bring the colourful 1950s back to life with vintage cars, petticoats and rock music.

The vintage cars spend an entire weekend as the focus of attention. But the petticoat competition and rock n'-roll live bands also make this event a highlight for young and old alike. Approximately 130 vintage cars take part in a rally and on the last day the large Autokorso car procession is held with about 300 vehicles taking part!

Alongside this the nostalgic Rheinbach Classics-Markt takes place in the style of the 1950s/60s. Here you can shop to your heart's content and you will find more than just nostalgic items. Anyone who does not yet own a petticoat, is bound to find one here!

 


7MountainsSummerJazz

7 Mountains Music Night

A long night of partying between Petersberg and Löwenburg: 20 live acts play in 16 participating locations in Bad Honnef, Koenigswinter and 3 shuttle busses from 8 to 12 pm. Afterwards there is an after-show party in the Maritim-Bar in Koenigswinter.


Nils Petter Molvaer

Jazzfest

The Bonn Jazz festival rounds off the musical repertoire provided by Beethoven's city in style for fans of modern music genres. Every year the Festival tries to cover lots of facets of modern jazz and above also present the next generation of artists together with established stars in double concerts, as well as pieces the musicians have written themselves and standard works with contemporary interpretations. When selecting the locations, the event-organisers place particular emphasis on architecturally and acoustically challenging concert venues.


RheinImpuls Festival, Foto: Rainer Keuenhof

RheinImpuls Festival

June 5th - 6th 2017

 

The RheinImpuls Festival is an event which takes place in the context of the Rhine in flames in the Rheinaue. Two days various artists will delight us for free with their music. Especially local newcomers get the chance to prove themselves in front of a large audience. By great setting near the Rhine Park, as well as the funky music, anything is catered for every listener.


RHEINHOCH7 Festival - Ulrich Dohle

RHEINHOCH 7

With special concert formats in unusual venues RHEINHOCH7 will enrich the region musically. On Classical and jazz music will be the focus. In combination with program elements from the fields of sports, politics, or culinary literature RHEINHOCH7 creates extraordinary concert experiences. The high artistic quality is the unifying element between all events.


Holi Festival

The Holi festival, which has its origins in India, has been hosted in the extraordinary location at the base camp in Bonn for three years. With the cocktail bar Holy Cow, large lounge areas and an Alice in Wonderland-stage there is no limit to dance in colorful ambience.


Ballonfestival Rheinaue

Balloon Festival

One weekend in June the skies of Bonn and the Rhein-Sieg district will again be the stage for numerous hot-air balloons. Balloon teams from Germany, Switzerland, Belgium and the Netherlands will participate in this balloon festival in Bonn Rheinaue. The visitors can watch the construction of giant balloons and have the opportunity to take a ride in a hot air balloon. In addition, there will be other attractions and an interesting and varied program for the whole family.


Triathlon Bonn

June 2017

 

The Bonn-Triathlon is something special. All participants start together from a car ferry at the level of the Kameha Grand Hotel. From there, 3,8 kilometers on the Rhine have to be passed. The swimming part is followed by 60 km cycling through the Siebengebirge. The whole thing is rounded off by the 15 km run on the Rhine promenade. The finish line is located in the Bonn suburb Beuel on the lawns in front of the Kennedy Bridge. 


RockAue

RockAue

July 8th 2017

 

For the third time, this Open-Air-Festival takes place in the Rheinaue, a huge park in the south of Bonn. Four stages and live-music of various genres ensure fun for everyone.


Bierbörse Bonn

 July 21th - 23th 2017

 

Since 1995 about 80 beer wholesalers serve more than 700 beer types from all over the world can be found at Bonn Beer Festival. Experience a real beer garden atmosphere in the shade of the trees in Bonn Rheinaue Park. Entertainment on stage is also provided.


Panama Open Air Festival

This event started in 2011 as a very small festival next to the hariboschiff and is now, 5 years later, a two days lasting festival with many stages and a huge choice of different bands. The focus is kept on joyful, shared emotions.


Green Juice Festival, Foto: Rainer Keuenhof

Green Juice Festival

Every year since 2008 the public park in Bonn's suburb Neu-Vilich hosts this rockmusic festival. Entrance fees are low and any kind of bands - ranking from newcomers to established bands - can be met. During eleven hours – from 12:00 pm to 23:00 pm – they offer a varied program on two stages.


Flea markets

 

Big flea market in the Rheinaue

This is held on seven dates during the year (every third Saturday in the month from April until October). Since 2012 the traders have had to reserve their places the week before the market and they are then allocated a stall. However, there are also plenty of places for dealers who have left the decision to the last minute. The area for selecting stalls covers 1,600 metres.

Dates/Period

April 18th

May16th

June 20th

 

Fabric & scarves market

Twice a year a large number of colourful fabric and accessories provide a creative atmosphere in Bad Godesberg.

Dates/Period

October 26th 2014

Place

Bad Godesberg Innenstadt

Theaterplatz

53173 Bonn

 

Family holiday flea market

The flea market on and around the meadow called Rigal´sche Wiese is a particularly enjoyable experience for the whole family. It is not necessary to register beforehand. The stalls are allocated as of 7 am.

Dates/Period

August 2015

Place

Rigal´sche Wiese Bad Godesberg
Rigalsche Wiese
53173 Bonn

 

Antique market

Rhein-Antik organises interesting antique markets in outstanding locations. Here visitors are taken on an exciting voyage through the ages and in doing so are emerged in colourful market life.

Dates/Period

June 28th 2015

Place

City centre Bonn

 

 

 

Rheinauen flea market

 August 20th, September 17th, Oktober 15th  2016

 

On the former Bundesgartenschaugelände takes place one of the largest and most beautiful flea markets in the region. In the large Rheinaue private traders and visitors find a wide variety of junk and antique pieces.