february, 2022

24febAll Day01marCarnival in CologneCountry:GermanyLocation:Köln

Event Details

Carnival in Cologne is a festive and colorful event that will be held every year in February.  This carnival is one of the biggest in Germany and the sheer size of it will probably surprise you. You will love this huge party.

Months before the festivities regional groups will start building elaborate floats with a satiric touch. You’ll be able to see these floats at ‘Altweiber’. Traditionally, you can experience it on the first day of the carnival. If you are going to visit the carnival make sure you wear a colorful costume to fit in. And you will be able to enjoy the floats as they pass by.

You might find yourself surrounded by party-goers in the streets. This is because a big part of the carnival in Cologne will be celebrated on the street. For a couple of days, you’ll find Cologne is captivated by parties and fun.  Therefore, banks and other companies will be closed. As well everybody will be out in the streets to enjoy the festivities.

If you want to know more about the Carnival in Cologne you can visit the official website. And if you are still planning your holiday to Germany you might want to read more about it on this website. And check out these other fun and interesting events in Germany: Best Family Events, and Unforgettable Family-Friendly Events.

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Time

February 24 (Thursday) - March 1 (Tuesday)

Location

Cologne

Domkloster 4, 50667 Köln, Germany

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