The Top 50 Event Venues in NRW for Your Next Event!
Are you looking to organize an event in North Rhine-Westphalia in the near future, but can’t find the perfect event venue? Look no further, as you’ve come to the right place. Today we’re sharing our 50 favorite event venues in NRW with you.
PIRATEx has called Cologne, Germany home for over a decade, and it’s here where we’ve designed and implemented hundreds of successful digital and hybrid events for clients of all sizes. We’ve had the chance to produce many exciting events at venues all across the region. We can’t wait to show you some of our top destinations!
From industrial chic to dreamlike locations where you feel like you are in a fairy tale, you’ll be sure to find a venue that fit your event concept and delight your guests. Read on for some of the most special event venues in the region, but if you have a specific city in mind, don’t miss our individual event destination guides on Cologne, Dortmund, Düsseldorf and Essen.
Industrial chic: the modern event venues
This versatile Cologne event location offers modern and industrial spaces for diverse events. From weddings to conferences to video production, the three different room designs will be sure to answer all your needs.
This venue in Wattenscheid has a large hall which offers space for up to 200 people. An outdoor space is also available if you’re looking to organize an event outside.
In the old machine hall in Solingen, you’ll be able to celebrate with up to 400 people in an industrial-chic venue, which guarantees a unique experience for your attendees.
Another event location with a wonderful industrial flair can be found in the industrial area of Neuss. This relatively new location offers space for up to 400 guests with its 600m2.
The Strassenkickerbase offers flexible event space for all kinds of events. The gallery can be arranged in many ways and all sports fans will be delighted by the private pitch area and the sporty seminar room.
You can hold your event in Bochum in a venue with the typical “Ruhr” style of the 21st century. Every kind of event can be held there thanks to the multifunctional event spaces.
Kaseinwerk is another unique event venue in NRW. On top of the inside venue, there is also an outside area that is perfect for a dinner event– and it even has a pool!
The soap factory in Düsseldorf is incredibly versatile. In just a matter of moments, a wedding venue can be transformed into a club or a corporate event into a Christmas party.
With up to 1,000 standing places, this old paper factory is a great place to party. Bonus point for this location thanks to its abundant parking spaces available directly on the premises.
If you’re looking to organize a very big event, this is the venue you’re looking for. In the Kraftzentrale there is space for up to 4200 people with a surface of around 6000m2.
Loft style: a perfect combination of new and old
Located in a backyard in the heart of Cologne, this is a suitable venue for smaller events and meetings thanks to its surface of 125m2.
This spacious loft in Dormagen is perfect to celebrate weddings, but it’s also a perfect setting for corporate parties wonderfully.
The Rheinloft in Cologne is an excellent location with a Mediterranean touch. The roof garden is particularly impressive and a great location for a unique garden party.
This beautiful loft is located in the north of Cologne. Thanks to the great lighting, this is a modern but also cosy event location which is perfect for video productions.
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This beautiful loft has high ceilings and windows, which are perfect for video productions. The unique fireplace makes for a particularly cosy atmosphere.
The Düsseldorf StandArt Loft is a wonderful venue for digital events since it can be easily transformed into a very nice studio. Smaller events and seminars can also be held here.
The spotlights of this Cologne Loft can be adjusted in any colours and tones as desired, which offers great opportunities to adjust the lighting to your event’s “mood”.
This event location offers you two different lofts for use. The first is the Skyloft, which can be rented for any occasion. The Skybox on the other hand is usually used as a photo and video studio.
The location Event Loft Ehrenfeld with its 3.5-meter ceiling height and large skylights is suitable for meetings, as well as for corporate events.
With its own high-tech equipment, this venue in Hagen is well equipped so that you can give free rein to your creativity and plan for a unique event.
Elegant and practical: the hotel venues
The Factory Hotel Münster accommodates every taste and event format. With four fantastic reception rooms and 9 conference spaces, the hotel is a key location for any event.
This event venue is squirt unique. It combines a hostel with a venue that is ideal for alternative events. The 1500m2 outdoor area also adds a unique flair to the location.
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The Vienna House in Wuppertal not only offers its own 297m2 event space but also cooperates with the adjacent historic Stadthalle to host up to 1000 people, to the delight of every event planner.
Events can be held here in a quiet and classic location, surrounded by the historic monastery walls.
In the small town of Goch, near the Dutch border, this four-star hotel offers plenty of peace and quiet so guests can fully focus on the event.
Surrounded by greenery, you can hold any event in this modern hotel. There is also a mini-golf course that can be a great add-on activity to integrate in your agenda.
Fancy something completely different for a change? Then take a look at the Hotel Sportalm Gipfelglück in Lüdenscheid for a unique ski holiday event.
This state-of-the-art hotel in Düsseldorf is the perfect venue for business events and conferences.
Situated in the heart of Dortmund, the Parkhotel Wittenkindshof offers space for up to 250 people in 7 meeting rooms.
The Maritim Hotel, located at the Heumarkt, accommodates a wide range of events in various conference rooms.
Simply gorgeous: the classy and chic event venues
The Wolkenburg event location in Cologne is a wonderful place to host a majestic party. With its four rooms and enchanting inner courtyard, it feels like you’re in another world.
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The Flora in Cologne is another enchanting venue. The botanical garden makes it look like a magical place, especially in spring and summer.
The Lehmbruck Museum in Duisburg is the place to celebrate surrounded by history. Conferences, congresses, concerts, readings, symposia or dinners can take place in this flexible space.
The Benrath Palace in Düsseldorf offers elegant celebrations and meetings amidst historical monuments and hand-painted flower motifs.
At the Buschmühlenteich in Dortmund’s Westfalenpark you will find Schürmanns im Park, where you can not only enjoy a delicious meal but also rent the premises for your next event.
The quaint Linnep castle makes every event a unique experience.
This castle on the Wupper is perfect for any event thanks to its multiple rooms which can accommodate small 20-person events to grand celebrations with hundreds of guests.
Have you ever thought about holding your event in a church? This is actually possible in the EventKirche in Langenberg.
While this venue is also a hotel, both weddings and corporate events can take place in this amazing castle.
The Kulturvilla in Mettmann is also a location worth seeing. The location accommodates any kind of event and has a breathtaking flair.
Back to basics: minimalist event venues
Located high above Münster’s harbor, this location doubles as a coworking space. The bright open spaces immediately inspire creativity.
The large rooms of this location, in Mülheim an der Ruhr, can be easily adapted to any event style and concept.
Münster’s Trafostation is a place to celebrate with up to 150 people in an urban style. The outdoor area is not to be overlooked either.
For smaller events, you can celebrate with up to 70 people at the Sturmfreie Bude in Cologne. The beautiful roof terrace comes highly recommended.
The Budenfreunde offers another wonderful event location in Düsseldorf. It offers a slightly larger location than in Cologne. There is still a great roof terrace and multiple event spaces for any kind of gathering.
Located directly on the Rhine, this is another interesting event location with large windows, giving attendees a breathtaking view of the river.
A venue with a notable historical background that has a lot of potential for any kind of event thanks to its wide open space concepts.
This event location in Gelsenkirchen has a minimalistic feel and lots of greenery that is perfect if you’re looking to organize an event in a jungle-like environment.
This urban location is surrounded by greenery, which is perfect for wedding parties or corporate retreats. This venue also doubles as a hotel for your guests.
Located at the Fühlinger See, this event venue offers a breathtaking lake view for unforgettable events, whether corporate or private.
The Bottom Line
As you can see, NRW has a lot to offer when it comes to event locations. If you need support in planning your event, feel free to get in touch with our team. Together, we will make your event a one-of-a-kind experience for your attendees.
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