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Düsseldorf festivals


In February, the city celebrates the climax of carnival with as much fervour as Cologne; in July the Grösste Kirmes am Rhein – an odd blend of folk festival and shooting fair – fills the river banks with old-fashioned funfair rides; and in September the Altstadtherbst brings dance, music and drama to various Altstadt venues, with a theatre tent on Burgplatz.

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