Arts Festival / Live Music
Jun 19–Aug 11, 2013 Maximilliansbrücke, Ludwigs- and Corneliusbrücke. Kulturstrand München is an annual summer event that brings the beach to the residents of Munich. The urban shore is open from midday until 11pm and welcomes kids building sandcastles, live gigs from local bands, and even spectators looking ... more
Party Earth Review Ideally situated on the edge of a small lake in the Englischer Garten, Seehaus is a traditional beer garden with one of the loveliest settings in town. Its serene location and more intimate size attracts a posher crowd than many of the city’s beer gardens, making it perfect for a peaceful afternoon or evening of good company ... more
Party Earth Review Anyone looking for a combination of total relaxation and energetic activity would be hard pressed to find a better spot than Therme Erding. From the inviting warm water of its expansive swimming pools, complete with grottoes and pool bars that serve fruit cocktails, to its saunas, oxygen gardens, infra-red rooms, sulfuric ... more
Thermenallee 1, 2, 4
Jun 19–Sep 22, 2013 Haus der Kunst
Party Earth Review Located in the center of Munich, Fünf Höfe (Five Courtyards) is an architecturally stunning shopping gallery that combines a sleek design of glass and steel with a bevy of posh designer boutiques, specialty shops, cafés, restaurants, and art galleries that offer something for every budget. Although a popular destination ... more
Jun 19, 2013 8:30 pm Muffathalle
Party Earth Review Directly below the more rambunctious Tijuana Café, The Green Room is an intimate little bar that attracts a low-key but sociable crowd of students and trendy young professionals seeking refuge from the long week by savoring samples from the bar’s extensive cocktail menu. Unusual gold-gilded, curvy designs seem to melt off ... more
Jun 19–23, 2013 Haus der Kunst The American artist Mel Bochner (born in 1940) is considered one of the founders of Conceptual Art and is thus part of a generation of artists that radically broke with painting's dominant position in the early 1960s. Bochner primarily realized ... more
Party Earth Review Incredibly popular, and intensely dedicated to serving Paulaner beer, Wirtshaus Zur Brez’n has the look and feel of a typical Bavarian beer hall, but on a slightly smaller scale. Located in the heart of Schwabing amid trendy cafés and bars, this beer hall’s traditional charm draws a diverse and dynamic crowd that includes ... more
Jun 20, 2013 8:00 pm Gasteig
Rosenheimer Str. 5
Party Earth Review Over three-and-a-half decades after Munich hosted the 1972 Summer Olympic Games in Olympiapark, the park remains an inviting green haven for lovers of the great outdoors. Whether visitors go rollerblading or biking around the perimeter of the lake, swimming in the Olympic pool, or simply strolling through one of the craft ... more
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Besides its perfect mix of underground cool and posh nightlife, a wide range of attractions ensure a lifetime’s variety of things to do in Munich.
Daytime events and things to do range from shopping to visiting historical landmarks to wandering through the many beautiful parks – particularly the Englischer Garten, the largest city park in Europe.
If chilling outdoors in the endless selection of beer gardens is too staid, visitors will find a shopping oasis that includes numerous stores and boutiques, as well as the massive Fünf Höfe shopping center and the famous Christmas Market in Marienplatz.
And with Olympiapark, grand palaces, historic plazas, and a constantly growing supply of upcoming events, every hour is a happy hour in Munich.
Exclusive hotspots? Chic crowds? Bottle service? Posh shopping? Then check out these suggestions from Adriana: