Are you broke again? Have you spent all your money on cool concerts? Or are you just a bit too stingy to spend money on something completely new? No shame! We all know it. Welcome to the free Rausgegangen world - where you don't have to pay a cent for events, activities & fun. ūüíł

Put an end to the hassle of looking at your bank account - we've tracked down the coolest, quirkiest and, above all, free events and activities in Cologne for you. From wild parties and creative markets to cozy picnics in the park - there's something for everyone here. So leave your wallet at home and let's go! ūüöÄ

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Nacht-Flohmarkt

Nacht-Flohmarkt
© Ev. Gemeinde Ehrenfeld / Canva
Sa, 13.04.2024 19:00
Free admission
Ernst-Flatow-Haus

Kritzeln und Klimpern

Kritzeln und Klimpern
© Illustration: Frieder Beckmann
Mo, 15.04.2024 19:00
Free admission
motoki

Being creative, meeting new people & a relaxed evening? Off to the motoki living room in Ehrenfeld ūüé® No matter whether you want to paint or make music with others - here you can get creative in a group!

Upcycling-Workshops im Ehrenwerk!

Upcycling-Workshops im Ehrenwerk!
© Junge Stadt
Mi, 17.04.2024 16:30
Free admission

JamTogether

JamTogether
© Nils Harder
Mi, 17.04.2024 20:00
Free admission

Offene B√ľhne im Caf√© Fridolin

Offene B√ľhne im Caf√© Fridolin
© Mona Hesselmann
Do, 18.04.2024 19:00
Free admission
Café Fridolin

unsichtb:ART - mentale zust√§nde k√ľnstlerisch begreifen

unsichtb:ART - mentale zust√§nde k√ľnstlerisch begreifen
© © Ronja Kreutzer
Sa, 20.04.2024 10:00
Free admission
VHS Köln

An exhibition full of concrete art - better understand, normalize and empathize with mental health and illness! ‚úä

Seither

Seither
© Toei
Mo, 22.04.2024 18:30
Free admission
Japanisches Kulturinstitut Köln

Zeitfang Pop Up Tour - präsentiert von Rausgegangen

Mi, 24.04.2024 14:00
Free admission

A pop-up tour of a music magazine - why not? The first issue of "Zeitschrift" is going on tour and you are invited to be part of it! You can expect a cozy community event, the exclusive issue of "Zeitschrift" and maybe one or two special guests! ūüíô

KURZFILM IM VEEDEL

KURZFILM IM VEEDEL
© SK Stiftung Kultur
Mi, 24.04.2024 19:30
Free admission
B√ľrgerzentrum Nippes Altenberger Hof

Maulvoll Sessions

Maulvoll Sessions
© Bolt Ventures
Mi, 24.04.2024 20:00
Free admission
Maulvoll Weinbar

S√ľsse T√ľte

Do, 25.04.2024 21:00
Free admission

BOOGIE NIGHTS

BOOGIE NIGHTS
© Cueless Club
Do, 25.04.2024 22:00
Free admission

Lachtigall in der Nachtigall

Lachtigall in der Nachtigall
© ...
Do, 25.04.2024 20:00
Free admission

Strassengold

Strassengold
© Cuts and Pieces
Fr, 26.04.2024 19:00
Free admission

Late Night Comedy: Falk Schug

Late Night Comedy: Falk Schug
© Veranstalter
Fr, 26.04.2024 21:00
Free admission

Hofflohmärkte Nippes - präsentiert von Rausgegangen

Hofflohmärkte Nippes - präsentiert von Rausgegangen
© Simon Malik
Sa, 27.04.2024 10:00
Free admission
Nippes

The neighborhood clears out: Residents sell in their own yard or garden on their private property.

Hofflohmärkte Bilderstöckchen - präsentiert von Rausgegangen

Hofflohmärkte Bilderstöckchen - präsentiert von Rausgegangen
© Simon Malik
So, 28.04.2024 11:00
Free admission
Köln-Bilderstöckchen

JAMSESSION //

JAMSESSION //
¬© Kulturbunker K√∂ln M√ľlheim
So, 28.04.2024 18:00
Free admission

Wegen Bauarbeiten geöffnet!

Wegen Bauarbeiten geöffnet!
© Kaethekollwitzmuseum
Di, 30.04.2024 11:00
Free admission
Käthe Kollwitz Museum Köln

Kunstverkauf f√ľr den guten Zweck - Atelier Colonia & Online / Kunstroute Ehrenfeld

Kunstverkauf f√ľr den guten Zweck - Atelier Colonia & Online  / Kunstroute Ehrenfeld
© Veranstalter / terre des hommes
Sa, 04.05.2024 00:00
Free admission
Atelier Colonia

Karaoke

Karaoke
© Bumann & Sohn
Mo, 29.04.2024 19:00
Free admission

One of the trendiest bars in Cologne becomes a community spot! Bring your friends and sing your frustrations away together. Not only fun but also healing! ‚ú®

"Remigration": Geheime Deportationspläne oder aktuelle Politik?

Mo, 29.04.2024 19:00
Free admission
Alte Feuerwache Köln

Soiree mit öffentlicher Probe: "L'incoronazione di Poppea"

Soiree mit öffentlicher Probe: "L'incoronazione di Poppea"
© Teresa Rothwangl
Mo, 29.04.2024 18:00
Free admission

‚ÄěSTIMMEN‚Äú von Junges Theater K√∂ln e.V.

So, 23.06.2024 14:00
Free admission

Kleider- und Pflanzentausch beim Lindenstrassenfest

Kleider- und Pflanzentausch beim Lindenstrassenfest
© schmuk
Sa, 14.09.2024 11:00
Free admission

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Frequently asked questions about free events in Cologne

1. do I have to register for free events in Cologne?

Registration is not required for most free events in Cologne. However, it is advisable to find out in advance about any registration or admission requirements.

2 When do free events typically take place in Cologne?

Free events in Cologne take place all year round, but there are certain times, such as festival season in summer, when the offer is particularly large. Weekend events are also frequent.

3. are there any particularly popular free events in Cologne?

Yes, there are some free events in Cologne that are particularly popular, such as the Cologne Festival of Lights, the Cologne Museum Night, the Summerjam Festival, street carnivals during the carnival season and various Christmas markets.

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