Happenings in Neuss

Concerts, festivals, markets and stuff

Written by Garry and last edited by Garry on

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Every now and then something special takes place in Neuss. Such happenings can vary from celebrations to mark an opening or anniversary to a market or a one off concert. The community is quick to pick up on such events, creating gatherings large and small.

Exhibitions in Neuss

© Dimitrij Kozakov

Art venues and museums in Neuss and the region regularly present selections of their fine pieces. Unable to show their extensive works as a whole due to lack of space, these opportunities and regularly staged events present well researched and comprehensive insights.


Shakespeare Festival Neuss


Japanese image on stage of Shakespeare Festival
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The renowned Shakespeare Festival in Neuss is one of the most professional events to take place in the Rhine Ruhr region and Germany as a whole. The annual festival is held in the Globe theatre, which is a replica of the famed and reputed orignal structure from long ago. Performances in English and other languages.


Hansa Fest


Scene of medieval man and crafts fair at Hansa Festival Neuss
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Over the weekend in late September, the Hanseatic festivities include presentations and performances on stage all take place in the centre of town around Markt, Freithof and Münsterplatz. Stands representing many Hansa ports can be visited besides Neuss.


Activity, Performance, Happening

February 14 2019 4:30pm
Marktplatz Neuss
One Billion Rising – Dancing and movement for international solidarity with women.

February 24 2019 11am
Konzert with the prize-winners of the Musikschule Neuss

March 18 2019 6:30pm
Marktplatz Neuss
Day of activities to celebrate one hundred years of the women’s vote in Germany.