All events this Tuesday canceled due to severe weather

Due to an official storm warning from late morning with expected heavy rain, hail and heavy gusts of wind, all events and functions of the Host City Cologne associated with the European Championships have to be canceled for today, Tuesday, June 18, 2024. The venues Fan Zone at Heumarkt, Public Viewing at the Tanzbrunnen and the Football Experience will remain closed for the entire day. The European Championship Rhine ferry service will also be suspended.

The necessary talks with the security partners were already held yesterday evening and the preparatory measures to secure the venues were initiated. The decision to cancel all events was made on Tuesday morning after further consultation with the German Weather Service.

All events announced in advance as well as the various surprise performances will not take place.

The catering trade in Cologne city center was already informed yesterday evening, June 17, 2024, to secure their outdoor catering accordingly.

Stadt Köln - Amt für Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit