If you are in search of quite a special location in the Ruhr area, the Lichtburg in Essen shall be your first choice. The film icon standing under conservation of monuments and historic buildings has been inspiring the visitors with an elegant architecture and inimitable ambience for more than 85 years - a great historical location for events of all kind. Invite to a private screening, welcome to the festive reception or hold your next meeting at ours.

On the ground floor of the special location, you find a 160 sqm big foyer with two serving bars, the big film hall with 1,250 seats, the Blaue Salon with bar and lounge sofas for approx. 40 people as well as the restaurant Mezzo Mezzo with 140 seats. Standing receptions can be carried out for max. 500 guests at the restaurant. By the way: Behind Europe's biggest screen of 150 sqm to be rolled up, a wonderful theatrical stage is to be found suited for performances of all kind. Of course, professional event technology also is available in the hall.

In the basement of the historical location there are the small film hall Sabu with 150 seats and a foyer with cloakroom. On the upper floor, you find the historical Filmbar with bar and approx. 30 seats as well as another foyer with catering facilities.

You can use single event areas separately or rent the complete location, according to event size and number of persons.

Even people with handicap will feel fine at the Lichtburg in Essen. There are wheel chair places in both film halls, the upper floor and the basement are accessible via lift and there are disabled toilets.

We are looking forward to carry out your event in Essen!

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Venue facts
Number of event areas 8
Venue for Movie / Photo, Presentation, Event
Area Essen City Center, Essen East
Event areaLength (m)Width (m)Height (m)Area (m2) Max. persons (Rows) Max. persons (Classroom) Max. persons (U-Shape Max. persons (Banquet) Max. persons (Gala) Max. persons (Reception)
LICHTBURG Großer Saal1.250
LICHTBURG Parkett732
LICHTBURG Saal Sabu150
LICHTBURG Foyer EG160400
LICHTBURG Blauer Salon140150
LICHTBURG Foyer OG110350
LICHTBURG Histor. Filmbar5050
 DJ system
 Goods lift
 Sound system
 Lighting system
 Power current
 Catering free
 Access for trucks

  Train station  0 kmNext Railway Station: 0,75 km
  Airport  29 kmNext Airport: 29 km
 Evening event
 Daytime event

Contact data
Deutschlands größter Filmpalast
Kettwiger Straße 36
45127 Essen

   +49 201 289550
Contact person
Marianne Menze