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The MG-Selfie-Video

Each scene is just 3-5 seconds long – but each one tells a short story about living, working and having fun in Mönchengladbach. They range from the pilot who flies over the city in the cockpit of the old Tante Ju (Aunty Junkers) aircraft, to utility workers cleaning the city’s streets, and the Borussia Musical ensemble enjoying rapturous applause. In every scene there’s a “high five” …


A City Festival with WDR 4 Summer Open Air

A varied programme will be offered again over 3 days. More than 30 restaurateurs will be participating with Italian, Spanish, Asian, French, German, American and South American cuisine. The festival will be officially opened on 16 August 2019 by the patron of the...

Urban Art Festival on the Lower Rhine

On the initiative of the cultural office Mönchengladbach and in cooperation with three other cities (Krefeld, Neuss, Geldern), an Urban Art Festival will take place for the first time on the Lower Rhine under the title "Home Street Home" from 7 July to 29 September....

Ritterfest Schloss Rheydt – a Fascinating Journey through Time

From Friday, 9 August to Sunday, 11 August 2019, the Middle Ages will once again be celebrated at Schloss Rheydt: the popular Ritterfest Schloss Rheydt invites young and old visitors to a fascinating journey back in time to the 15th century. The historical family...

Genuss Festival Mönchengladbach

This year the Gourmet Pleasure Festival series will be extended to another city - Mönchengladbach is for the first time the platform for delicatessen, gastronomic trends and new products from industry. The new location complements the previous open-air events of...

Literary summer season in Mönchengladbach

The famous German-Dutch Literary Festival is celebrating its twentieth anniversary this year. Over the summer from June through to September it attracts people from both sides of the border who are keen to travel, enjoy great new experiences, and discuss the works. At...

FEST AM SEE at Wickrath Castle

FEST AM SEE – the family festival with a farmers' market and a Concours d'Élegance (horse-drawn carriage show) The 44th "Fest am See" is taking place on the 27th and 28th of July 2019, and it's one of the most popular summertime attractions in Mönchengladbach. The...

The “Großer Preis der Stadt Mönchengladbach” horse race

On Sunday the 14th  of July the traditional "Großer Preis der Stadt Mönchengladbach" race will be held at the Niersbrücke harness racing track. As well as the racing itself there will be lots of kids' events, making this a great day out for the whole family. The main...

Niederrheinischer Radwandertag

Cycling and Culture Each year on the first Sunday in July about 30,000 cyclists take part in the German-Dutch "Niederrheinischer Radwandertag" – a day of organised cycle tours in the Lower Rhine region which is Germany's biggest cycling event. On Sunday the 7th  of...

Großer Preis der Stadt Mönchengladbach

Am Sonntag, 14. Juli, wird traditionell der Große Preis der Stadt Mönchengladbach auf der Trabrennbahn an der Niersbrücke ausgefahren. Neben den Rennen soll es ein Familientag werden mit vielen Aktionen für Kinder. Im Hauptrennen des ca. 10 Rennen umfassenden...