Visitor Tickets

Early Bird

8 Sales end on August 31, 2021
  • Entrance Indie Game Fest
  • exhibition starting from 18 years.


5 Sales end on May 31, 2021
  • Entrance Indie Game Fest
  • exhibition starting from 18 years.


  • Entrance Indie Game Fest
  • exhibition starting from 18 years.

As a visitor to the exhibition, you can view and play thirty individual games! Your opinion is always welcome – the developers are looking forward to your feedback!


Do you have your own ideas for games or would you like to express yourself creatively in this area? Come by and find out about the educational programs in the games industry at the exhibition!


Already have your first project(s) to show? In that case, you will appreciate that we are offering a free portfolio review! Nadine Steiner, Art Director at Rivers and Wine Studios (Upside Drown), will give you tips and advice on your next steps.

Enjoy the lounge where you can share ideas with other gamers, buy drinks and snacks, or just listen and relax to the stream of NerdStar.TV.


Your safety and health are very important to us! For this reason, we have once again increased our efforts in the fight against Covid 19.

# The 2g-plus rule applies to all program items that take place during Indie Game Fest. (Vaccinated / recovered plus additional Covid rapid test). People who cannot be vaccinated for health reasons, please bring their proof. Then they can also be tested at the testing station.

# A Covid testing station is located on the grounds of the Wasserturm Hotel.
The tests are free of charge for people with main residence in Germany. The cost of testing for all other participants will be covered by us.

#For tracking purposes, we ask you to fill out the registration form. The data will be deleted four weeks after the event.

# We are obliged to check digital vaccination certificates using the CovPassCheck app from the Robert Koch Institute and to compare the certificates with an official identification document. We ask that you have the documents ready.
All information about the CovPassCheck app can be found at

# Only persons who follow these rules will be admitted to the site. Violation may lead to exclusion from the event.

We apologize for the expected waiting time and ask for your understanding.

We are located in the center of Cologne!


You can take lines 3, 4, 16 and 18 to the Poststrasse subway stop. From there, walk another 200 meters to the Hotel im Wasserturm


Please enter the following address into your navigation system:

Kaygasse 2
D-50676 Cologne

The underground car park has 80 parking spaces and reserved spaces for event visitors.