Cologne Carnival Guide (Costumes, History & Parades)

Updated on January 18, 2024  


Planning a trip to the biggest and longest party in Europe? We've all been there, trying to decide if we should join the revelry of Cologne Carnival.

With over 190 years of history and welcoming millions of participants each year, this festival is an experience not to be missed.

In this blog post, you'll discover everything you need to know about how to navigate these festive streets and enjoy the Cologne Carnival like a true "Jeck". Let's dive into six days of fun!