Folk Festival Cologne

Folk Festival Cologne

Sep 24, 2021Oct 03, 2021
2 pm - 10 pm (begins at 12 pm on Sundays)
Rodenkirchener Riviera, Uferstraße, 50996
Entrance free

Folk Festival Cologne

Rodenkirchener Riviera, with its magnificent view of the Rhine, is the setting for two weeks of fun and frivolity in Cologne at the annual Autumn Folk Festival (Volksfest Köln), which attracts around a million visitors each year.

Exciting rides at Folk Festival Cologne

Rollercoasters, waltzers and, of course, a huge Ferris wheel will satisfy thrill-seekers. There's ghost train, bumper cars and smaller rides for all the children. In addition to the rides, there will be plenty of stalls with games of luck and skill as well as traditional food and drink including Bratwurst, cotton candy and beer.

Friday, October 1 is "Family Day" at the fair, so there will be special offers for families attending! It draws to a close with spectacular fireworks over the river, drawing crowds from across the city to enjoy the second last evening at the festival.

Opening times of Folk Festival Cologne

  • September 24: 2 pm - 10 pm
  • September 25: 2 pm - 10 pm
  • September 26: 12 pm - 10 pm
  • October 1: 2 pm - 10 pm
  • October 2: 2 pm - 10 pm
  • October 3: 12 pm - 10 pm

Visiting the Cologne Folk Festival

The festival is open from 2 pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and from 12 pm on Sundays. The fairground can be easily reached using public transport. More information is available on the Cologne tourism website.