Gourmet festivals in the Ruhr Valley - experience high-quality open-air cuisine

The Ruhr Valley is not just the place of industrial culture, it is also a true land of culinary indulgence. This is exactly what you can discover all year round in numerous city centres and special locations in the region, especially from spring to late summer. There are gourmet festivals, street food markets, gourmand streets, open-air cuisine or special theme events nearly every weekend that highlight local and international specialities. Things sizzle enticingly in the pots and pans.

Something tasty for the everyone

The cooking artists have set themselves the goal of spoiling you, your family and your friends. Hospitality is definitely the order of the day here. Haute cuisine encounters local delicacies, international standards mix with exotic treats, sweet meets savoury - restaurant proprietors, winemakers and brewers, and delicatessen vendors and manufacturers have something tasty ready for every palate.

Trying out the various gourmet miles

Do you already have weekend and holiday plans? Take a look at our recommendations for your gourmet and indulgence tours and plan accordingly with friends and relatives. There is a huge amount of choice and you are warmly welcome. A small overview should help you to find and choose your favourites.