11/03 – 05/06/2016 Exhibition: "More Beautiful than Nature"
|06/05/2016 Charlemagne Award
The Charlemagne Award is given to people who have rendered outstanding services to the unification of Europe. The ceremony takes place in the Coronation Hall of the Town Hall. The award ceremonies also offer an accompanying programme of events.
|25/05 - 29/05/2016 The Historical Fair of the Roncalli Circus
Artists, fortunetellers, carousels and antiques bring the atmospherte of the turn of the century back to life in the historical small town Aachen-Kornelimünster.
|04/06/2016 Oldtimer-Rallye „The Race 2016"
around the Town Hall
|08/07 – 17/07/2016 CHIO - World Equestrian Championship
Info: Aachen Laurensberger Rennverein e.V., fon: +49 241 91710
aachen tourist service e.v., fon: +49 241 18029-60/-61
|12/08 – 22/08/2016 Öcher Bend
Big summer fair at the Bendplatz
Info: Eurogress, fon: +49 241 9131-0
|25/08 – 28/08/2016 Wine Summer
More than twenty wine growers from Rhineland-Palantine offer their products in the area between Cathedral and Town Hall.
|26/08 – 28/08/2016 Kurpark Classix
The open-air-festival for classical music
The Aachen symphony orchestra live in Aachen spa gardens.
|03/09 – 04/09/2016 European Market of the arts and crafts industries
300 booths with around 600 exhibitors, new trends in design and materials, international meeting place and forum for young disigners.
|07/09/2016 NetAachen Cathedral Jumping
Every year the elite of the pole vault scene meets in the old town of Aachen to the NetAachen Cathedral jumping.
|24/09 – 25/09/2016 Aachen artistic route
On the 24th and 25th of September 35 galleries and institutions will reopen their doors, in order to offer everybody interested in art an insight into artistic works and creations
|October 2016 Night of open churches (with reservations)
The town's churches open their portals for a charming evening event.
|18/11 – 23/12/2016 Aachen Christmas Market
opening hours: 11.00 a.m. until 9.00 p.m.
On Sunday, 11/20/16, open from 6.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m
On 12/23/16 open from 11.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.
Info: aachen tourist service e.v., fon: +49 241 18029-50
| 29/01/2017 Charlemagne Festival
Since 2003 the Charlemagne Festival has been celebrated on the last day of January in honour of the Emperor Charlemagne, whose day of death is dated on the 28th of January 814.
| 26/02/2017 Children's Costume Carnival
Carnival procession with wagons and groups on foot
27/02/2017 Rosenmontagszug (Monday's Carnival Procession)