Jülicher Town festival (Foto: Paul Wirtz)
Artisan market (Foto: Stadt Jülich)
Jülicher Christmas market (Foto: Dieter Benner)
Karneval (Foto: Historische Gesellschaft Lazarus Strohmanus)
The event highlights from spring to winter:
Spring fair and spring festival (March)
Colourful wagons and stands transform the castle square into a children’s paradise with carousels, lottery and shooting booths and many tasty treats, at the Jülich spring fair. The spring fair takes place together with the spring festival, which is combined with a Sunday shopping event, and a convertible show.
Town festival (May)
Three days to discover, enjoy and celebrate in the town centre The shops in Jülich are open on Sunday during the town festival. From Große Rurstraße to Kölnstraße, market place to Walramplatz, fairground rides and culinary treats entice you; there are two days of stage shows in the market place.
Artisan market (June)
In June the castle square becomes a hub of artisan craft. Whether colourful ceramics, metal objects for the garden, jewellery made of precious metal, felt and enamel, unusual handbags, sound objects and wind chimes, or unique hats and clothing made of luxurious materials. Visitors can experience (almost) endless variety.
www.juelich.de/artisansmarket or www.juelich.de/kunsthandwerkerinnenmarkt (German)
Wine summer (July)
Wine festival in the castle square with pleasures for the palate and little tasty treats in July. The wine growers offer a unique range of grape varieties and wine enjoyment.
One day international firework festival in Brückenkopf-Park
Summer fair (August)
The summer fair in Jülich offers pure fair enjoyment. Numerous sales and lottery stands, as well as fairground rides and carousels entice visitors both young and old.
Festival of cultures (September)
The festival of cultures which takes place every two years, awaits the visitors with a journey round the world in one day. An extensive, and above all colourful stage show with international groups, provides a pleasant atmosphere and good mood in the market place.
Harvest festival (October)
The Sunday shopping event offers not only opening of the shops from from 1pm to 6pm, but also colourful stands with artisan crafts, an entertainment programme in the streets and a stage show in the market place.
Autumn lights (October)
A spectacular light and color production throughout the Brückenkopf-Park
Christina fair (November)
The traditional Jülich Christina fair in November invites you to stroll, feast and have a good time. Fairground rides and culinary fairground treats entice you from Kirchplatz to the market place, Kleine Rurstraße to Walramplatz.
Christmas market (November/December)
The Christmas market has a long tradition in Jülich. Since 1973, booths, carousels and tent have been set up in the castle square in November. Events in the tent, tasty treats, mulled wine and the most diverse gift ideas get you in the mood for Christmas. And of course St Nicolas visits the market regularly, to make the “little” visitors happy.
Further information, please visit:
Events im Brückenkopf-Park
Sunday concerts by Jülicher Schlosskonzerte e.V.
[Jülich castle concerts] in the castle chapel of the citadel.
Regular concerts in the Kulturbahnhof [cultural station]
Jazzclub Jülich e.V.
Cultural theatre programm
Current theatre programme: Cultural office Jülich
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