Darmstadt and its surroundings offer a variety of unusual locations for each event.
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Water tower Darmstadt
The distinctive water tower was built in 1910 by architect Friedrich Mettegang. Built in the style of Art Nouveau as the nearby main station, he was used to supply the railway and locomotives with water and should have been demolished in 1978. Since 1986, he is privately owned by the musican and architect Albrecht Pfohl (alias "Obo") and is a historical monument. It is used as a studio and venue for events. The tower with its impressive levels is suitable for events for companies from 20 up to 90 persons.
The restaurant-hotel Hofgut Dippelshof is a jewel of Art Nouveau, located in a beautiful Art Nouveau-park surrounded by woods and meadows. A location with special facilities, equipped with a multi-award winning kitchen.
Blue room for up to 100 people
Pagoda tent for approx. 55 people
Garden house for up to 20 people, including the terrace for up to 60 people
Darmstadt Ratskeller Hausbrauerei is located on the south side of the market square opposite the castle. In addition to home-brewed beer, the restaurant offers a variety of home-style food.
The Ratskeller offers home-brewed beer and home-style German cuisine in the historic old town hall. Linger in the brewery room, on the market square terrace, in the brewery cellar or in the Regenten-Stube restaurant.
• meeting rooms: 3
• for up to 70 guests
The “Altes Schalthaus” (old transformer building) was built in 1926 in the style of clinker expressionism. Original features are the horizontal emphasis of the building by cornices, tall, narrow windows and large steel, diamond-shaped streaks on the gables. On the ground floor there is a large and a small room available for events.
• Meeting Rooms: 2
• Size: 100sqm - 250sqm
• Participants: 40 - 299
The Weststadtbar is unique: the bright architecture of the former brick engine shed gives the room with generous dimensions a contemporary setting in the style of historic industrial culture.
In the spacious outdoor area, celebrations can be enjoyed to the full – even with an open end.
• Meeting Rooms: 2
• Size: 180sqm - 300sqm
• Participants: 130 - 199
Whether spring, summer, autumn or winter, every season offers a special scenery in the premises below the historical Jagdhof as well as in the associated restaurant Belleville.
Whether a kick-off & incentives, christmas parties, meetings, seminars or product presentations, the rooms transform any event in an impressive atmosphere.
• Meeting Rooms: 1
• Participants: up to 200
The Kurzweil event location is located directly next to the main railway station, in a former Deutsche Bahn terminal building, the rooms have served as a cultural centre and event location for events of all kinds since 2017.
The large conference room, gallery, foyer and workshop room are ideal for open, creative and inspiring workshops and meetings. They are equipped with high-quality flat screens, beamers, whiteboards, flipcharts and presentation material. Access to a powerful WLAN, which can also be used in the foyer area or in the garden, is a matter of course.
Depending on the type of event, the Kurzweil Eventlocation offers space for between 10 and 400 guests - from small workshops to large-scale events. We are happy to help you with the planning.
• Meeting Rooms: 3 (200qm)
• Size: 25qm - 85qm im Innenbereich
• Participants: 10 - 300 mit Außenbereich
The Centralstation is an impressive clinker construction and listed building in the heart of the city. In past times electricity for the city was generated here, since 1999 music and other events take place here. The Central Station can also be used as a venue for meetings and banquets.
For 20 years, the Centralstation has been one of the most important addresses for live concerts and cultural events of all kinds in downtown Darmstadt. In the listed hall there is a program on three levels and the finest cocktails in the BAR.
Three, from ambience very different, facilities with flexible room concepts are on offer.
• Meeting Rooms: 3
• Size: 55sqm - 450sqm
• Participants: 48 - 1100
Castle in the Prinz-Emil-Garden
The historic castle is situated in the heart of a park. It is a quiet area and close to downtown and is particularly suited for smaller self-organized and festive events.
• Meeting Rooms: 1
• Size: 140sqm
• Participants: 30 - 100
Engine factory Darmstadt
The great hall of the engine factory Darmstadt is the perfect location for a variety of modern event concepts. It has room for events that satisfy the highest goals and demands: For instance for get-togethers, elegant dinners or for Meetings & Conventions. It can be accessed at ground level and is ideal for exclusive vehicle presentations. High ceilings and large wall surfaces make the engine factory an optimum place for exhibitions. The former factory building has plenty of space for perfect parties and memorable ball nights.
The official opening of this location will be in 2020.
• Size: 600sqm,
• Ceiling hight 12m,
• Participants: up to 450,
• Modern sanitary facilities,
• Warehousing areas,
• Backstage rooms,
• 200 parking spaces on the site,
Only the portico remains today from the old neorenaissance style exhibition hall of the Darmstadt Kunstverein (society of art). It is now the boundary of the courtyard of the building newly erected in 1957. Where earlier, avantgarde from 1900 and the applied arts of Jugendstil were on display, today a series of temporary exhibitions of contemporary art can be viewed. Three large alternating exhibitions a year accompanied by numerous events ensure a rich program.
The unique ambience of the Kunsthalle offers even more: as an extraordinary location for your event with flexible possibilities for small and large groups up to 200 persons on a total of 1,500 m² including the outdoor area.
The Kunsthalle is certified for accessibility under the "Reisen für Alle" project.
- Certified information about accessibility
The detailed information can be found here: www.reisen-fuer-alle.de
Partner of the DARMSTADT CARD:
reduced admission to an exhibition
leap in time Lab
The leap in time Lab is a spin-off from the Technische Universität Darmstadt. On about 500 square meters, worlds of work and technologies of the future can be experienced.
The leap in time Lab is rented out to people and entities from economy, politics and research. From evening events to strategy off-sites up to leadership trainings and research summits the leap in time Lab offers a special setting for up to 45 participants.
Robots, artificial intelligence, 3D printing, smart table, virtual/augmented reality and much more are what you can experience in the lab. Guided technology tours and key notes can optionally be booked.
- Smart light from Wtec
- Air condition
Large function room:
- Sound system
- Conference table for 4-6 persons with computer and screen
- VR World *
- Microsoft Hololense *
- Large TV *
- 3D printer*
- 2 Pepper robots *
- Nao robot *
- Smarttable with internet access *
- seating up to 60 people (including 2 chair cars)
- 10 small rolling trolleys from Vario (also suitable as seating / table)
- 3 flip charts (each with paper)
- 2 metaplan walls (each with paper)
- 2 large chalk boards
- 3 presentation cases
2 separate offices:
- for 2-4 persons
- for 4-6 persons
equipped with printer / scanner, height-adjustable desks and office chairs
- Single dishwasher
- Induction cooker plate
- Automatic offee machine
- Dishes for up to 20 people
- Washing machine and dryer
- 6 bar tables incl. covers in the colours blue, green and red
- men and women WC
- Handicapped toilet opposite
1/2 day (max. 4 hours): 1,000 € plus VAT
whole day (8 hours): 2,000 € plus VAT
* This technical equipment is only available in connection with the booking of a technology tour.
The Comedy Hall offers ideal space for family celebrations, conferences, company parties, presentations and other events. In addition to the large and small auditorium there are a conference and meeting room for 70 guests and a club room for 150 guests. The event service also includes various programme offerings in the entertainment area, the gastronomic planning and implementation as well as providing all the technical requirements.
• Meeting Rooms: 4,
• Participants: 70 - 150
The historical ruins, with the new castle restaurant is an ideal setting for events of all kinds.
Here you can find delicious food, historic entertainment programs as well as guided visits of the castle.
• Meeting Rooms: 3
• Size: 100sqm - 600sqm
• Participants: 50 - 120
Restaurant Leyli - im Herrngartgen
Persian specialties meet a German atmosphere.
The Leyli restaurant is located in the middle of the Herrengarten in Darmstadt and offers specialties from Persian cuisine. From the semicircular, glass restaurant, the view goes directly to the nearby pond with fountain.
Outside, the beer garden invites you to linger. Concerts are held at regular intervals in the music pavilion opposite.
The restaurant can accommodate up to 130 people, in the outdoor area even up to 2,500 people. The restaurant is also barrier-free, child-friendly and air-conditioned.
Tuesday - Friday 11.30 am - 3 pm
Centrally located in Darmstadt's city center is the "Lieblingsküche", with a loungy-style conservatory, a fireplace and wooden floor. Here, cooking events and cooking classes can be organized under the guidance of professional chefs.
Kinopolis Darmstadt - Veranstaltungslocation
Kinopolis cinema is the ideal location to host business-related events. Kinopolis offers advanced projection technology, excellent sound, comfortable chairs and a perfect view on big movie screens. Rent movie theatres of different sizes and take advantage of the spacious lobby – ideal for exhibitions. This offer is also available for the downtown cinemas/Citydome.
• Meeting Rooms: 5
• Size: about 270sqm
• Participants: 136 - 378
Baffy's Real Streetfood
Wherever the original US school bus shows up, it gets people's attention. And not only that: It serves you and your guests delicious snacks and quality food according to your wishes.
That means: No matter where your event is taking place, you will be served out of the bus. Because inside a kitchen has been installed and thus - regardless of location and space - food can be served.