Fair / Carnival
... more Christmas in Germany is a month-long celebration. In Berlin, the 2014 Berlin Christmas Market attracts hundreds of thousands of travelers with over sixty different traditional ChristmasPotsdamer Platz
10785 Berlin, Germany
Arts Festival / DJ Event
... more Odyssee is an annual psychedelic music and arts festival held on New Year's Eve in Berlin. Odyssee runs from December 31, 2014 through January 2, 2015, with 40 hours of nonstopSEZ Berlin
Landsberger Allee 77
... more On Saturday, January 24, 2015, rude boys, rude girls, and ska-loving skinheads unite to bring back the Oi! movement at the annual Berlin SKA City Festival. This celebration of skaAstra Kulturhaus
Revaler Straße 99
Known globally as the capital of the European music scene, there are of course a ton of great music festivals in Berlin. However, Berlin festivals aren’t limited to music as there are stellar celebrations for all the arts plus food, beer, and more.
Setting the stage for all the great music events in the city is the Berlin Music Week. The weeklong festival features the famous international music trade fair Popkomm, multiple club-related festivals, and Berlin Festival, which features major international musicians and stars. There’s also JazzFest Berlin, which has been highlighting the world’s finest jazz musicians since 1964.
For movie buffs, there’s the Berlin International Film Festival, which is widely regarded as one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world, as well as smaller film fests throughout the year. For literary lovers, meanwhile, the Literaturfestival Berlin is one of the biggest book festivals in the world.
But if you’re just looking for some great German beer, there’s no better festival to attend than the International Berlin Beer Festival. Taking place every August, this suds extravaganza features thousands of different beers from countries all over the world. Pace yourself.
Regardless of what kinds of festivals you’re looking for, there are plenty in Berlin to choose from whether you want stellar beer, out of this world music, or incredible film and art.