Frequently Asked Questions


The available event tickets are listed in the event calendar. The ticket options will show you the official points of sale.

Please note D.LIVE’s advice on purchasing tickets through secondary ticket markets.

You will usually be informed in advance by the ticket service provider or the organiser if an event is cancelled.

If an event is cancelled, ticket prices will usually be refunded. Please contact the respective ticket office where you purchased the tickets.

For all events at our venues, the combined ticket of Düsseldorf Rheinbahn is included in the ticket price. This means that a return trip to the event in 2nd class is free of charge in the entire VRR network upon presentation of the ticket.

It depends on the respective event and the associated organiser whether tickets are personalised or not. For more details, please contact the organiser.

The procedure for lost tickets may vary by event. For more details, please contact the ticket portal or the event organiser. This applies to both standard tickets and VIP tickets.

Purchased tickets cannot be returned or exchanged.

The box office is operated by the organiser. For more details, please contact the respective organiser.

This may vary by event and depends on the respective organiser. This information is frequently available in the ticket portal.

For more details, please contact the organiser.

Tickets for people with disabilities, such as wheelchair users, are not sold through the hall but may be purchased directly from the respective organiser. In some cases, tickets may also be purchased via a ticket hotline of the respective ticket portals. Ticket prices usually include a seat for an accompanying person.

This depends on the respective organiser. For more details, please contact the organiser or the ticket portal.

You will find verified resale platforms on the websites of many ticket providers.

Please note D.LIVE’s advice on purchasing tickets via secondary ticket markets.

Standard tickets are sold via the respective organisers and the ticket portals.

VIP tickets may be purchased via MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA. Choose between business seats and exclusive box tickets. More details on VIP offers can be found in the VIP & Hospitality section.

For possible pre-sales, check the websites of the respective organisers and ticket portals.

Ticket vouchers are sold via the respective ticket portals.

Arrival & Parking

Get to MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA comfortably by bicycle, motorcycle, underground, car or directly from the airport.


There is ample parking available for bicycles and motorcycles at MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA. Parking is located next to the roundabout in the immediate vicinity of the arena.

You may leave your car in the car parks overnight until 10 am the following day. A parking fee will be charged in this case.

You may buy parking tickets before you arrive, but not for every event. Find available parking tickets in the event calendar.

Motorhomes may be parked in the designated areas in car park P1 at MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA.

Parking fees vary depending on the event.

During trade fair events, both the P7 multi-storey car park and the P1 and P2 parking areas are available to you. Prices for parking areas P1 and P2 can be found here.

For events at MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA, car park P7 is usually reserved for VIP guests. Parking in car parks P1 and P2 is EUR 5 for football games and EUR 10 for concerts.

You will find a taxi rank at MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA. It is located directly at the MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA/Messe Nord train stop on Heinz-Ingenstau-Straße.

All information about your stay and accommodation in Düsseldorf can be found here.

Accessible parking spaces for people with walking disabilities are available in the special P2 car park at MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA.

For more information on your barrier-free visit, please see the Accessibility page.

Your visit

You will be granted access to the building from the official start of admission to the respective event upon ticket presentation.

According to the Youth Protection Act, children and young people under 16 years of age may only attend events ending after 10 pm if accompanied by an adult guardian. Occasionally, rules may differ at specific events. More detailed information is available in the Event Calendar and from the respective organisers.

Find more information on youth protection at our venues in the Admission & Security section.

The possibility of Meet & Greet varies at the events. Some ticket portals offer specials. Please contact the relevant ticket portal or the event organiser.

Admission is possible during the entire event. If you are late for an event, please proceed to the entrance as usual. The staff will inform you about possible particulars on site.

It depends on the event whether photographs and video may be taken at an event. Please contact the respective organiser.

The organisers decide whether signs, posters and similar items may be taken. Please contact the respective organiser.

The official start of admission applies to all visitors. Early admission is not possible.

Your ticket will show your tier and seat.
You will find maps both on site and online showing you where your seat is located at the Arena.

Gender-neutral changing rooms are accessible to all attendees.

Please contact the respective organiser.


All events held at MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA are usually barrier-free. For more details on your event, please refer to the information pages in the event calendar.

Barrier-free toilets are located on the promenade, close to the access points to the platforms for people with reduced mobility.

Accessible parking is available in the special P2 car park and in the P7 multi-storey car park. Please note that different rules apply during Fortuna Düsseldorf football games. Find more information here.

The official start of admission applies to all visitors. Early admission is not possible.

House Rules

Bags and backpacks larger than DIN A4 size may not be taken into ARENA. The respective organiser may issue additional bans.

Please contact the organiser or refer to the relevant information in the event calendar.

Please refer to the House Rules as may be amended from time to time.

You may also book arena tours at MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA. Find all the information here.


On site, we offer a wide selection of food and beverage stands. You will find these on the concourses on all levels. The stands are open from the start of admission and staff will be available until the end of the event.

Product information is available at the respective stand. Please contact our staff on site.

Food and drinks may usually be taken inside. For different rules, please refer to the respective details in the event calendar.

You may bring your own food and drinks to events if medically necessary. Please refer to our House Rules for more details.


We accept all common forms of payment at the food stands at MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA. This includes cash, EC card/credit card, mobile payments etc. There is no ATM on site.

Police and fire brigade personnel will be on site as patrols at MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA. First aid rooms for the medical service are signposted on the grounds. You are also welcome to contact the staff on site.

If you have any problems on site, please contact the staff. Stewards, medical service and police and fire brigade will be happy to assist you.

The event organiser usually has the authority to grant accreditation. We will be happy to forward your accreditation request. Contact us at presse(at)

The well-being of our guests is our absolute priority, so your feedback is very important to us. Contact us at info(at)

Find all information about corporate events at MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA here. You are also welcome to contact us at corporate(at) We look forward to receiving your enquiry.

If you are interested in renting a box, please send an e-mail to VIP(at) We look forward to being able to help you.

You can find all the information about current events at MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA in our event calendar.

MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA does not have public Wi-Fi.

Find all information about postponed events in our event calendar.

You will find a large selection of sightseeing offers in Düsseldorf here.

All information about sponsoring and advertising at MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA can be found hier.