Event Locations

ESPRIT arena
The best address for events on a grand scale is the ESPRIT arena in Dusseldorf is with a total capacity for up to 66,500 people. Opened in 2005, it is one of the most modern arenas worldwide. By its lockable roof and its unique heating system the multifunctional arena is able to offer maximum comfort in all seasons. Goosebumps in winter are caused only by ingenious goals or rousing concerts. Thus the ESPRIT arena guarantees perfect conditions for large sport, show and music highlights.

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ISS Dome

Flexibility and exclusivity are the main attributes of the top modern ISS DOME in Dusseldorf. The multifunctional hall was opened in September 2006 and has a maximum capacity for up to 13,400 people. Whether hockey, concert, annual kick-off event, product presentation, conference, company event or workshop – the ISS DOME allows its flexible use concept the perfect realization of every event.

Mitsubishi Electric Halle

Mitsubishi Electric Hall
The Mitsubishi Electric Hall is a top address for concerts, show, sport and entertainment in NRW for 40 years already. Through its flexible, modernized interior and modern technical equipment the multifunctional hall enables in addition to highlights in concert and sports also company events in various orders of magnitude. With a capacity for up to 2.000 people, the Mitsubishi Electric Hall provides the perfect size for numerous events.

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CASTELLO Dusseldorf
The CASTELLO Dusseldorf leaves a perfect first impression with its modern exterior. But the multifunctional hall points especially by internal values: With a capacity of up to 3,300 people, an indoor area of 1,600 square meters and an exclusive 360-degree sound system the CASTELLO Dusseldorf provides many flexible benefits, in particular for sports events, TV shows and business events. The multifunctional hall is a popular venue for television productions and has already hosted several big TV events.

Arena Sports Park and Athletics Hall

Nestled between Arena, Trade Fair and Rheinbad is the Arena Sports Park, which offers with a total of 95,000 square meters numerous opportunities of sporting activities.

Information on Dusseldorf’s biggest sports complex can be found here.

District Sports Facilities

A total of 16 different district sports facilities are spread throughout the city. Lawn, grass or artificial turf or clay courts as well as running tracks, throwing areas, high and long jump facilities are available.

Information on opening times, local clubs and contact details can be found here.

Ice Rinks

Ice Stadium Brehmstraße
Would you like to rent an ice rink for your club or a group? Then you have the opportunity to do so at the ice Stadium Brehmstraße. The ice stadium is home the DEG and location of two regional training bases. Next to the hockey figure skating also runs on elite sport level.
The rink is also available at public skating hours.

Contact person can be found here.

Ice Rink Benrath
The district of Benrath is home to another ice rink. The ice rink is available seven days a week for public use and school sport.

Prices and opening times can be found here.

Golf Courses

Would you like to play a relaxing round of golf overlooking the Dusseldorf skyline? Then visit the public golf course in the harbor.

Contact information can be found here.

An overview of the golf courses in Dusseldorf can be found here.

Race Track

The race track is located at Dusseldorf Grafenberg and offers a beautiful and natural scenery with high entertainment value. A unique ambience and a special course guidance with occasional serious elevation changes, framed by stunning woodlands distinguish this racetrack from others.
The Dusseldorf race track has increasingly become a premium track and continues to gain international attention as a racing sport venue.
Anyone wanting to experience an exciting program in a stylish setting should definitely pay a visit to the Grafenberg.

More about racing and special events and to Dusseldorf riding and racing club can be found here.

Swimming Pools

You want to swim or use one of the many water offers? Eight public swimming pools, four public outdoor swimming pools and eight teaching pools from Dusseldorf schools and clubs provide extensive opportunities.

Information about the pools, opening times and services can be found here.

Gymnasiums and Sports Facilities

Are you looking for a gymnasium for your club or a group? On behalf of the Sports Department the City Sports Federation Dusseldorf assigns over 200 gymnasiums and sport facilities.

Information and contacts can be found here.

Water Sports

Unterbacher See (Lake Unterbach)
The Unterbacher See is an outstanding recreational area and leisure area, where you can practice many water sports: Sailors, surfers, paddlers, rowers and anglers come here at their expense. The only approved bathing water of the city is home to two beaches. where water enthusiasts may swim.

More information can be found here.

Elbsee (Lake)
The Elbsee belongs to Lakeland in Unterbach, consisting of Unterbacher See, Elbsee, Menzelsee and Dreiecksweiher (triangular pond).

More information about the recreational area Elbsee can be found here.

Other Sports

Soccer Field, Streetball and Beach Volleyball Facilities
76 football pitches, 55 streetball facilities and 5 beach volleyball facilities are available – spread throughout the city and in almost every district.

A map indicating the locations can be found here and here (streetball facilities).

Running Tracks
In Dusseldorf there is the possibility to run in almost every part of the city. Numerous parks and green areas with well-equipped trails invite you to do so. Downtown along the Rhine, a delightful running track (small and large bridge round) is fully signposted.

Selected running tracks can be found here.

Skate Parks and BMX Facilities
There are three skate parks available in the city:

  • Skate and bike park in the leisure centre Ulenberg. The facility consist of two parts: a shotcrete surface with ramps and structures for skaters and an asphalt surface with wooden ramps and platforms for BMX riders.
  • Small skating rink at Johannes-Rau-Platz
  • Small skating rink at the lower end of Rhine shipyard