It's that time of year again - the fifth season begins! And where better to celebrate carnival than in Cologne? The carnival season is just around the corner and the city is thrown into a state of emergency. But what's the best way to spend the start of the season? Don't worry, we've got all the information you need so you can concentrate on partying! Here are the best events on 11.11.2023. Whether you're a true carnival enthusiast or not, there's sure to be something for everyone! Alaaf Friends!

Events with advance booking


© Köln Connection GmbH
Sa, 11.11.2023 13:11
35,00 €

The fifth season begins at HALLE Tor 2 with the ultimate party! You'll be treated to the hottest carnival and party hits all day long, so all you have to do is sing along, dance along and celebrate carnival! With the ALL-IN-TICKETS, everything is even included - beer, wine, soft drinks, entry & checkroom! So what are you waiting for?

ONE x Carnival Edition - Afrobeats x Dancehall x Soca x HipHop

Sa, 11.11.2023 23:00
10,00 €

Do you feel like really shaking your hips? It's especially good at the ONE at Subway! And this is a very special ONE - we're celebrating the Carnival of the Caribbean! Afrobeats, soca, dancehall and hip hop - how can you stand still?

SUBZarapp - HipHop x Hits und Karneval

Sa, 11.11.2023 13:00
10,00 €

For all those who want to dance during the day: The Subway starts at 1 pm! And it's going to be a colorful carnival party. SUBZarapp! With DJs and live performances by Schälsick and Tünnesse feat. BigMike! For all hip-hop fans among you who are into carnival. And best of all: free beer while stocks last! Cheers!

KÖLSCH IM CLUB | 11.11. im Carlswerk

Sa, 11.11.2023 12:30
39,00 €

Another carnival classic! Kölsch im Club awaits you again at Carlswerk! Bands like Kasalla or Querbeat live on stage and of course lots of KÖLSCH IM CLUB DJs. Anyone who has been there knows that it will be worth it!

For techno fans

11.11 - Elektronischer Karneval + Afterhour

Sa, 11.11.2023 15:00
15,00 €

Okay, enough of Cologne bands and trash! If you love techno and don't stop at carnival, the Reineke Fuchs is the place to be! Ready for 20 st Rave?

Elf. Elf - Hasenbau & Animado

Sa, 11.11.2023 17:00
Price at B.O.


Events without advance booking


Sa, 11.11.2023 14:11
10,00 €

If you want to party with Kölsche Tön, you should take a look at Tsunami! But watch out! It could get wild! As made for all who spontaneously look where it goes.

ELFTER ELFTER mit Prinz Saender I

ELFTER ELFTER mit Prinz Saender I
© Tomas Pollmann
Sa, 11.11.2023 11:00
Price at B.O.

Are you more of a bar team than a club? Then off to the start of the Cologne session in the gardens! Good music, good mood, good people! Kölle Alaaf!

Not in the mood for carnival?

Simone Nieweg – Pflanzungen, Schuppen, Ackerland. & August Kotzsch – Natur, Landschaft, Genre.

Three exhibitions at once! Landscape photography by Simone Nieweg and August Kotzsch, contemporary photography with historical works and current portraits and still lifes by Sora Park!


Sa, 11.11.2023 19:00
39,00 €

Metal from Washington! Animals as Leaders are known for their instrumental and are now in the canteen for you. Have Fun!


© Sven Heim, effesod
Sa, 11.11.2023 18:00
25,00 €

Newcomer Tip: The artists DONDON and RROTZER are on tour together! From the children's room to a truly extraordinary collaboration: you have to hear this!

So much choice - now you just have to decide! And if you haven't found anything to your taste yet, you can of course find even more events here!

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