All the festival locations are within a few minutes walking distance of one another. You can find a map of all the locations here. Please note that the quickest route between the City Library/Teo Otto Theater and the City Hall/Sparkasse is indeed through the shopping mall Allee Center. We are expecting weather in the low to mid 20ies with chances of rain, so keep this in mind regarding footwear.

By car: There are a number of parking garages in the direct vicinity of the city center. You can find them indicated on the map.
By bus: A number of bus lines have stops very close to The ARC locations.

  • Bus stop “Allee Center”: 615, 653, 654, 657, 658, 660, 670, 673, 675
  • Bus stop “Remscheid Rathaus / Gründerquartier”: 654, 657, 658, 660, 664, 675

You can find the best public transport connection from your accomodation here
There will be a shuttle taking everyone to the evening event location on Day 1. It will leave from in front of the Teo Otto Theater after the final panels of the day. Please note that masks are still mandatory on public transport in Germany.

Check-in/Registration is located in the Sparkasse. Please make sure to use the entrance on Theodor-Heuss-Platz (indicated on the map). You can check-in and pick up your namebadges:

  • Day 1: 10am – 5.30pm
  • Day 2: 8.45am – 4.30pm

Masks and testing are no longer mandatory in most public and privat spaces. We nonetheless kindly ask you to wear masks inside and not attend The ARC should you be displaying any symptoms. We also encourage you to make use of the testing sites close to The ARC locations (free if you are a German citizen). You can pick up free self-tests and FFP2 masks at the registration located in the Sparkasse.

We will provide free snacks and drinks at the event locations throughout the day. You will also be able to get free coffee at select cafés close to The ARC locations.