Winter in Bonn and the region - well, we have to admit that, we usually don't have too much of snow here, but the cold freezing kind of weather. In spite of this, we still provide and have amazing tips on how to make the most of it!
Please find below a collection of what to do in Bonn and the region - when it is cold and windy outside or where to find a winter atmosphere.
Bonn on ice: from 15th, November the ice skating rink at Bonn's Alter Zoll shall open its doors.
More elaborate skating is possible at the Ice Dome in Troisdorf.
No matter how the weather is, the Climbing Forrest Hennef offers you the best Indoor and Outdoor activities for any season. It is a great location for any occasions and they offer a wide spectrum for any activities for young and old.
If you are interested in this, just go and check out their homepage and explore the forest.
1st to 9th December 2017: International Telekom Beethoven Competition Bonn
Every two years Deutsche Telekom organize a renowned Piano Competition for musicians aged 18 – 32 with the International Telekom Beethoven Competition Bonn. The entry for the first two rounds and the semi finale are for free. The finale takes place on 9. December at the World Conference Center Bonn.
16th December 2017: Beethoven Night
The long Beethoven Night is meeting point for all Beethoven fans and for all who wants to be one. During the event, the winner of the Telekom Beethoven Competition Bonn is going to have a piano concert.
31st December 2017: New Year´s Eve run in Bonn
The run is perfect to lose some chucked Christmas pounds. Another good thing about this is that a small amount of the participation fee is going to be donated to a good cause.
8th February 2018: Weiberfastnacht
Women's Carnival Day is one of the main days in the carnival season. If you have not heard anything about this tradition yet, here are some Information about it. And if you haven’t planned anything on this day – Our tip: Visit the carnival parade in Beuel.
12th February 2018: Rosenmontag
Rose Monday is probably the most important day in the carnival season. Last season the Rose Monday Parade were the biggest parade of all time in Bonn with over 4500 participants. You don’t want to miss this event? You will get all of the information about this day here.
You fed up with the nasty and cold weather? – Have a nice day in one of these relaxation baths.
Here in Bonn are many wellness oases to escape for a while from the Christmas stress.
Here are some of our amazing wellness oases:
At these three places you can get a reduce admission with our Bonn Regio WelcomeCard:
Theatre and Opera
Winter - that is the season for theatre, opera etc. Bonn and the region offer a variety of bigger and smaller theatres and other venues for comedy or - brand new - variety theatre.
An overview can be found here: and opera in Bonn and the region.
At Oper Bonn you will find many familiar classic plays, such as der Nussknacker or the Geisterritter.
At Varieté-Theater GOP you can see the current show
Toys until 14th January 2018, which will make the cold winter season a bit more magical.
New Year´s Eve Partys
- Kameha Grand Bonn: Gold New Year´s Eve Party
- Maritim Bonn: Royal; New Year´s Eve Gala
- Hilton Bonn: New Year´s Eve Gala
- GOP Varieté Theater: New Year´s Eve Gala
- Oper Bonn: Year´s Eve Party
- Bonner Christmas Circus: New Year´s Eve Gala
- Bonner Personen Schifffahrt: Gala auf dem Schiff
- Brückenforum Beuel: Biskuithalle
- Lanxess Arena: Bläck Fööss New Year´s Eve Party
Finally we get to smell the Christmas scent of gingerbread and mulled wine again. Like every year, there are magical Christmas markets who take place in the city of Bonn and region. We picked out a couple of Christmas markets in Bonn and region for you and hope you will spent a great Christmas time there.
- 24th November 2017: Christmas Market Opening in Bonn
- 27th November 2017: Market Bad Godesberg
- 1st to 3rd December 2017: Nicholas Market Beuel
- Christmas Market at Schloss Drachenburg
- Indoor Christmas Market BaseCamp Bonn
You haven't found your favorite winter must do? Write us at firstname.lastname@example.org, we are looking forward to your feedback!