Fair / Carnival
... more Christmas in Germany is a month-long celebration. In Berlin, the Berlin Christmas Market attracts hundreds of thousands of travelers with over sixty different traditional ChristmasPotsdamer Platz
10785 Berlin, Germany
Concert / Festival
... more On a day in December, music fans flock to Berlin for the annual Night of the Proms Berlin. Since 1984, Night of the Proms has brought out some of the best artists in both pop andO2 World
Food & Drink Event
... more For five days in January, foodies from all over Germany flock to the annual Gourmet Festival Sylt at Sylt-Ost on the German island of Sylt. The annual Gourmet Festival Sylt featuresThroughout the city
... more Berlin is a hub of international experimental music and art. To celebrate the city’s role in advocating the avant-garde, audiophiles and art fans unite at the annual CTM FestivalThroughout the city
... more On an early Saturday in February, 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
... more We live in an age where auto-tune defines music, people watch TV on their phones, and viewers can record live events without sticking a tape in a VCR. Art, entertainment, and technologyHaus der Kulturen der Welt
10557 Berlin, Germany
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.