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What’s going on in the Metropole Ruhr?

Our Metropole Ruhr is one of the most exciting, fascinating and liveable regions in Germany. With our tips, we want to make life easier for you so that you quickly feel at home in your ZEITQUARTIER. By the way, we are happy to receive new recommendations – write us where you felt particularly at home.

ZEITQUARTIER-tips for your visit to our region



The Grugahalle is a multifunctional event hall built in 1958 in the Rüttenscheid district of Essen, which can accommodate up to 10,000 visitors and was listed as a historical monument in October 2000. It is a…


06.01.-08.01.2023 The trade fair all about building, living, renovation and energy saving


14.01. to 26.02 2023 all interested parties can shoot curling on Kennedyplatz on a total of six plastic lanes with their friends, families and work colleagues. Thanks to special coatings under the sticks, you won’t…

Park lights in Gruga Park

From January 21 to February 26, 2023, Gruga Park will once again be transformed into a colorful sea of lights. Illuminated installations can be admired after dark in the extensive park.


24.01.-27.01.2023 International Plant Fair


Oase Due – upscale italian cuisine

Excellent classic Italian cuisine. Tiziano whips up the best pasta in town.


Travel + Camping

22.02.-26.02.2023 The big travel fair in NRW with the motto Travel, Camping, Cycling.

Daytona Kart track

Modern kart track with two race tracks of about 630 m each and an outdoor with about 300 m in Essen-Borbeck. Modern, challenging, fascinating.


23.02.-26.02.2023 Fair for bicycles, cycling, accessories and cycling tourism.


Excellent kebab specialties. Orkide is one of the 25 best kebab stores in Germany


09.-15.03.2023 For more than 50 years it has been the world fair for equestrian sports: Equitana is a pioneer and innovation driver, marketplace and meeting place for the industry and visitors. It brings together people…

Museum Folkwang

The Folkwang Museum is one of the most renowned art museums in Germany, a pioneering museum of modern art. The exhibitions in the successful architecture are always a pleasure and an enrichment.

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