Spectator Sports in Düsseldorf

Excitement indoors and out

Written by Garry and last edited by Garry on

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Numerous spectator sports are available in Düsseldorf to entertain those interested in viewing others who are being active. The local soccer team is always making headlines while experiencing its ups and downs. At the time of writing Fortuna is looking good.

The horse racing during the summer months brings punters out to enjoy a spectacular day. Indoors, basketball, ice hockey, handball and table tennis can appeal too. Activities on the events calender also include the annual Metro Group Marathon the dragon boat regatta in the harbour.

American Football

Düsseldorf Panther e. V.

Karl-Hohmann-Strasse 70

40597 Düsseldorf , NRW


Phone: +49 211 210 7081



The Basketball team is known (at time of writing) as the Düsseldorf Baskets and are playing in the second national league (Bundesliga). Regardless of the result of a particular game, the atmosphere of play is often electric, always fast paced and terrifically exciting.

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Düsseldorf Basketball GmbH

Nürnberger Strasse 16-18

40599 Düsseldorf , NRW


Phone: +49 211 650 288 80


Horse Racing

In Düsseldorf from spring to autumn every year, the racing season offers many opportunities to test knowledge of horses, judge their form and to chance a bet. Food and drinks are on offer when thousands of punters gather each and every race afternoon or evening, especially with fine weather.

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Düsseldorfer Reiter- und Rennverein e.V.

Rennbahnstrasse 20

40629 Düsseldorf , NRW


Phone: +49 211 177 260

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Ice Hockey

The experience of the atmosphere of a good ice hockey game is unique. The team plays in the national league (at the time of writing) on the ice at the spectacular ISS Dome. The local team in the capital of North Rhine Westphalia, DEG, boasts many foreign professionals.

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DEG Eishockey GmbH

Brehmstrasse 27a

40239 Düsseldorf , NRW


Phone: +49 211 863 2590


Soccer in Düsseldorf

The chance to enjoy the atmosphere of top-class games has increased since the team rejoined first league (Bundesliga). Fans of DEG are especially opinionated and, mostly, loyal. Their modern stadium is easy to reach, affords good views, comfort and all the necessary refreshments.

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Düsseldorfer Turn- und Sportverein Fortuna 1895 e.V.


40235 Düsseldorf , NRW


Phone: +49 211 238 010


Table Tennis

Borussia Düsseldorf e.V.

Ernst-Poensgen-Allee 58

40629 Düsseldorf , NRW


Phone: +49 211 991 790