The festival Neuss blooms (Neuss blüht auf) takes place during the first weekend of May. Dozens of stands are lined along the streets selling jewelry, decorative items, plants as well as food and beverages. Shops and restaurants are also partake in the event, some with special offers during the day.
The city centre is decorated with hanging flowerpots and brightly colored windmills. In addition, primroses are distributed to visitors to the festival throughout the weekend. Fun activities are organised for the youngesters too.
Sunday sees one of the rare occasions when retail stores in in the city center of Neuss are open from 1pm to 6pm.
Many other special activities are on offer as part to the festival.