Berlin Calendar: Events in Berlin

What’s on in Berlin? Things to do while in Berlin.

On this page i compiled a list of current and upcoming events you may want to attend while you’re in Berlin. I only list events that I personally find interesting and that are happening basically every year – such as fairs and festivals. For other events such as parties and concerts I would recommend the database of TIP-Berlin.
See also: Berlin exhibitions

Berlin Events by month: May 2024June 2024 | July 2024

Upcoming events:

Berlin Chili Fest

Berlin Chili Fest : Spring Event

Berliner Berg Brewery
“Join us for a day of all things Chili and craft Beer, come taste some of the best new hot sauces in Europe (and beyond), eat some lovely food (Vegan and…“
re:publica 2024 – Who cares?

re:publica 2024 – Who cares?

STATION-Berlin
“re:publica conference is the place with a stage for those people who otherwise have little or no voice and/or those advocating for them. We offer a…“
Artspring Festival Berlin

Art Spring Berlin 2024
Art Festival / Open Studios

Various locations across Prenzlauer Berg / Pankow
“artspring berlin is a space of action, design and mediation, which is co-created by a wide variety of actors and institutions, networks and initiatives.…“
XPOSED Queer Film Festival Berlin 2022

XPOSED Queer Film Festival Berlin 2024

Various locations / venues across Berlin
“Fifteen years of shaping, forming, breaking, discovering and finding, XPOSED is about QUEER FILM in all it’s forms, glory, shame, distaste, trash and…“
ADFC Fahrrad-Demo Sternfahrt Berlin

ADFC-Sternfahrt – Bicycle Demonstration

Various locations across Berlin
“Together for the traffic turnaround – the rally brings to life for one day how we envision the traffic turnaround: Cycling is convenient,…“
Langer Tag der StadtNatur Berlin 2023

Langer Tag der StadtNatur 2024
Long Day of Urban Nature

various locations across Berlin
“Since 2007, the Stiftung Naturschutz Berlin has been focusing once a year on Berlin’s biodiversity. 400 to 500 events at 130 to 160 locations, and…“
Berliner Bücherfest

Berliner Bücherfest 2024

Bebelplatz
“Well over 100 Berlin publishers and bookstores are on Bebelplatz and look forward to your visit! Finally, there is time again to exchange ideas about…“
Vegan Sundays Green Market Berlin

Vegan Sundays – Green Market Berlin June

Eierhäuschen
“After several successful “Green Christmas Markets” Stefanie decided to expand the concept to seasonal markets and the “Green Market…“
Mary Jane Hemp Trade Fair Berlin

Mary Jane Hemp Trade Fair

Messe Berlin
“We have been shaping the scene as Germany’s top hemp trade fair since 2016. Actually, we are more than a trade fair — we are a vibrant festival,…“
Fete de la Musique Berlin 2023

Fête de la Musique 2024

various locations across Berlin and Potsdam
“The beginning of summer belongs to the Fête de la Musique. After a brilliant return to the stages of the city and with many tens of thousands of…“
Jüdisches Filmfestival Berlin Brandenburg 2023

Jewish Film Festival Berlin & Brandenburg 2024

Various locations / movie theaters across Berlin
“The Jewish Film Festival Berlin and Brandenburg (JFBB) was founded in 1995 by Nicola Galliner. Today it is the largest Jewish film festival in Germany.…“
48 Stunden Neukölln

48-Stunden-Neukölln 2024
Art festival

Various locations across Berlin Neukölln
“Exciting, open, courageous and free. This is 48 Stunden Neukölln. An art festival that offers artists of all disciplines places to develop and present…“
Kosher Street Food Festival

Kosher Street Food Festival

Jüdische Gemeinde zu Berlin
“On July 2, Food Test Reporter Jumbo Schreiner presents the second Kosher Street Food Festival in the courtyard of Oranienburger Str. of the Jewish…“
Berliner Volksfestsommer Deutsch-Französisches Volksfest

Berliner Volksfestsommer (German-French Fair)

Zentraler Festplatz
“ The largest folk festival in Berlin at the Zentraler Festplatz – formerly German-French Fair – attracts visitors with funfair rides, live…“
Berlin Brettspiel Con 2022

Berlin Brettspiel Con 2024

Estrel Berlin
“The Berlin Brettspiel Con always wanted to be more than just a simple board game event and with its diverse convention programme it has become a big…“
velocity berlin

VeloCity – The Power of Berlin.

Various locations across Berlin
2022: “A successful premiere of the “VeloCity – The Power of Berlin.” is behind us. Thank you very much for your participation. The…“
Berlin Circus Festival

Berlin Circus Festival 2024

Tempelhofer Feld
“​The Berlin Circus Festival is the largest festival for contemporary circus in Germany. Over 12 days, we present a selection of the best pieces that…“
100 Meilen Berlin

Berlin Wall Race

Various locations across Berlin
“From 2011 on, the Berlin Wall Race commemorates the victims of the former border, which separated Germany between 1961 and 1989. The course follows…“
Long Night of Museums - Lange Nacht der Museen Berlin

Long Night of Museums 2024
Lange Nacht der Museen

Various locations/ museums across Berlin
“Acrobatics under domes, courtly dance in the castle, cocktails under dinosaurs – in the Long Night of Museums, a lot is different than in normal…“
Young Euro Classic Berlin

Young Euro Classic

Konzerthaus Berlin
“Young Euro Classic is the world’s most important platform for international young orchestra musicians in the European classical music tradition and…“
African Book Festival Berlin

African Book Festival 2024
Yesterday.Today.Tomorrow

Alte Münze
“Save the date: ABF Berlin is returning 28-30 June in 2024! Once a year the most renowned writers and artists from Africa and the Diaspora convene in…“
Pop Kultur Festival Berlin 2023

Pop-Kultur 2024

Kulturbrauerei
“Pop-Kultur is a hyphen between the perspectives of artists and the society they engage with. Launched in 2015, the festival returns this year with a mix…“
Tanz im August 2023: 35th International Dance Festival Berlin

Tanz im August 2024
Internationales Dance Festival

Various venues and locations across Berlin / ONLINE
2023: “The festival will be opened on August 9th by Marco da Silva Ferreira’s production  “C A R C A Ç A” (German premiere) at HAU Hebbel am…“
Festival für selbstgebaute Musik

Festival für selbstgebaute Musik

Holzmarkt 25
“The festival for self-made music is a platform of a special kind: musicians, artists, but also children and music-loving adults can equally* experience…“
Veteranenstrasse Strassenfest

Veteranenstrassenfest 2024
Street Fest

Veteranenstrasse
“After years of reconstruction, life is returning. The neighborhood wants to develop and often new neighbors need an occasion to meet. New businesses and…“
Tag des offenen Denkmals – Monument Day 2022

Tag des offenen Denkmals – Monument Day 2024

Various locations / restaurants across Berlin
“The Open Monument Day (Tag des offenen Denkmals®) is the largest cultural event in Germany. Since 1993, it has been coordinated nationwide by the…“
Tattoo Convention Berlin 2022

Tattoo Convention Berlin 2024

Arena Berlin
“The oldest tattoo event in the world will take place again from September 6th to 8th at the ARENA area in Berlin, which has been expanded this year! For…“
Lollapalooza Festival Berlin

Lollapalooza Festival 2024

Olympiastadion & Olympiapark
“With its international character, it’s a unique festival for everyone that has been in Berlin for over five years. It’s known for its wide range of…“
IFA Berlin 2022

IFA Berlin 2024
Consumer Electronics Unlimited

Messe Berlin
“IFA is the world’s largest consumer electronics and home appliances trade show. As we are celebrating 99 years, IFA has been at the centre of…“
Queerfilmfestival Berlin

Queerfilmfestival 2024

Delphi Lux, Berlin
“The Queerfilmfestival celebrates its half-round birthday and presents this year for the fifth time the best non-heteronormative films of the year on the…“
Internationales Literaturfestival Berlin

International Literature Festival Berlin 2024

Various locations across Berlin
“The aim of the international literature festival berlin (ilb for short) is not only declared by its name. In the scope of the festival, every September…“
Berliner Hörspielfestival 2022

Berliner Hörspielfestival 2024

Akademie der Künste
“Since its foundation in 2008, the Berlin Radio Play Festival (BHF) has seen itself as a platform for the independent scene. The personal exchange…“
POSITIONS Berlin Art Fair 2024

Positions Berlin Art Fair 2024

Tempelhof Airport
“POSITIONS Berlin Art Fair invites international galleries to apply with their most important positions of contemporary and modern art. With last…“
berlin biennale 12 2022

Berlin Biennale 2024

Various locations across Berlin:
“Every two years, the Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art brings together international artists, theoreticians, and practitioners in exhibitions and…“
Musikfest Berlin

Musikfest Berlin 2024

“Musikfest Berlin sees itself as a forum for the innovative creative work carried out by large-scale orchestras and ensembles in the genre of classical…“
International Dance Film Festival Berlin 2022

LOOP – International Dance Film Festival 2024

DOCK 11
“Every year POOL presents a selection of fascinating dance film productions from all over the world, making the event a meeting place for creatives in…“
Jüdische Kulturtage 2024

Jüdische Kulturtage Berlin 2024
Jewish Cultural Days Berlin

various locations across Berlin
“The program idea of the 36th Jewish Cultural Days Berlin represents a kaleidoscope. The term is derived from the Greek and translated means something…“

Berlin Events by month: May 2024June 2024 | July 2024


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