Events, exhibitions,fairs, concerts and sport Highlights in Berlin:
04.03. – 08.03.2020 ITB – International tourism market
location: fairgrounds Berlin
An important place for international as well as local visitors for discovering a huge variety of world wide tourism hot spots and offers.
17.03.2020 St. Patricks Day
location: Various Irish pups in Berlin
Anybody who is interested in Irish tradition and attitude of life will find live music and entertainment in Berlin´s Irish pups this night.
28.03.2020 Earth hour Berlin
location: Different locations in Berlin
At 8.30 pm sharp, official city electric lightning will switched off as a symbolic campaign setting a sign for climate protection.
05.04.2020 Berlin Half Marathon
location: Start at Karl-Marx-Allee Berlin
Season kick-off for thousands of runners, walkers and wheelchair users in a unique mix of professionals and hobby runners.
19.04.2020 Cherry Blossom Festival
location: Gärten der Welt Berlin
Beginning of spring will celebrate and organizers expecting more than 25000 visitors.
01.05.2020 Myfestival Kreuzberg
location: Kreuzberg Berlin
At labour day Myfestival in Kreuzberg attracts thousands of visitors enjoying various live music, food, drinks and entertainment.
01.05. – 03.05.2020 Gallery Weekend Berlin
location: Various galleries in Berlin
Gallery Weekend Berlin is one of the leading events for contemporary art in Germany and attracts art fans and collectors from all over the world.
23.05.2020 DFB- Trophy finale Berlin
location: Olympic stadium Berlin
Football highlight of the German league.
30.05.2020 Formula E Race – Berlin ePrix 2020
location: Tempelhofer Feld Berlin
Berlin hosts the ninth round of the all-electric Formula E Championship in May. The race will take place at former Tempelhof Airport.
16.05.2020 AVON Womens Run
location: Inner City of Berlin
Large running event around the Tiergarten area.
06.06.2020 Berlin Bicycle Rally ADFC
location: Inner City of Berlin
In line of the rally thousands of cyclists are demonstrating for better bicycle traffic solutions and options in Berlin.
07.06.2020 Environment Festival at Brandburg Gate
location: Strasse des 17. Juni Berlin
More than 200 exhibitors will transform the street in to a ecological event area.
29.056. – 01.06.2020 Carnival of Cultures
location: Kreuzberg Berlin
For four days around Pentecost, Berlin celebrates its cultural diversity at the Carnival of Cultures. The festival culminates in colourful street parade with music and dance an Pentcost Sunday.
??.06. – ??.06.2020 Torstrassen Festival
location: Torstrasse Berlin
The Festival is very well known for various presentation of music and entertainment aside the mainstream.
06.06.2020 Long Night of the Sciences
location: Various Museums in Berlin
On the „smartest night of the year“ scientific institutions, laboratories and libraries which are usually closed to the public open their doors for visitors.
21.06.2020 Fete de la Musique
location: verschiedene Orte in Berlin
Berliners celebrate the beginning of summer with an open air festival. Every year musicians and bands play live music in the streets of Berlin for free.
13.06. – 14.06.2020 Velothon
location: inner city of Berlin
The Velothon Berlin is the second largest bicycle race its kind in Europe. The beautiful race course runs along Berlin´s main sights.
12.06. – 14.06.2020 48 Hours Neukölln
location: Neukölln, Berlin
„48 Hours“ is an art festival in the district of the same name. Within 48 hours about 300 cultural institutions and societies display the diversity of Neukölln´s artistic potential.
20.06.2020 End of the season concert of Berlin Philharmonics
location: Waldbühne Berlin
After conducting 16 years the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle will say goodbye to Berlin´s fans.
27.06. – 03.10.2020 History of Reichstag building – Multi media show
location: Stufen am Reichstag zur Spree hinunter
Sitting on the staircases behind the Reichstag Building next to Spree River, guests will see a very informative 20 minutes show about German and Reichstag history. Entrance is for free, English subtitles available, starting with beginning of the dark. If you miss the beginning, stay there for 5 minutes and the wonderful show will start again in a loop.
28.06.. – 05.07.2020 Berlin Fashion Week in Summer
location: various hot spots in Berlin
During the Berlin Fashion week industry professionals flock into the city, order the latest collections and attend off-site events.
02.07. – 06.07.2020 29th Classic Open Air at Gendarmenmarket
location: Gendarmenmarkt Berlin
Over 5 nights popular as well as classic music masterpieces will be played in front of the beautiful Gendarmenmarket scenery. Closure of this event will be a beautiful fireworks.
18.07. – 19.07.2020 Lesbian and Gay City Festival
location: Area around Nollendorfplatz Berlin
The Lesbian and Gay City Festival in Berlin is Europe´s largest street party of its kind. It is held annually around Nollendorfplatz, the traditional gay stomping ground in Berlin-Schöneberg.
25.07. – 10.08.2020 21st Young Euro Classic
location: Konzerthaus Berlin
Youth classic orchestras from all over the world will join the Festival at Gendarmenmarket. Masterpieces of classic music from the 19th and 20th century will be played.
25.07.2020 42nd Berlin CSD – Christopher Street Day
location: Berliner Innenstadt
More than 1 million people will join the parade for demonstrating for equal rights of gays & lesbian, transgenders and transsexuals and against every form of discrimination.
01.08.2020 Addidas Runners City Night Berlin
location: Berliner Innenstadt, Kurfürstendamm
10 km skaters, runners, power walkers and wheelchair user will go on a summer midnight course through Berlin City West.
07.08. – 09.08.2020 International Beer Festival Berlin
location: Berliner Innenstadt, Karl-Marx-Allee
340 breweries from 87 countries are presenting more than 2.400 beer specialties. Additional on 20 stages a various music program will be showed and a lot of dining booths will be offering nice food. The organizers are expecting 800.000 guests over 3 days.
14.08. – 15.08.2020 Potsdam Palace Night
location: Schlosspark Sanssouci, Potsdam
For one night only the huge parc of Sanssouci with its castles and palais will move in spectacular baroque world of lights and colours accompanied by dance, music and theater performances. A really beautiful and unique Event!
28.08.2020 Long Night of Berlin Museums
location: verschiedene Berliner Museen
Between 6 pm and 2 am interested guests can take part a various exhibitions, installations, concerts and discussions at several Berlin Museums.
date not fixed 2020 German Federal Government open day
location: various major institutions
For one weekend in the year major political institutions in Berlin´s government quarter open their doors to the public – among them the Federal Chancellery.
29.08. – 18.09.2020 Music Festival Berlin
location: Berliner Philharmonie, Kammermusiksaal der Philharmonie, Haus der Berliner Festspiele
More than 70 masterpieces of 2 composers will be played in 70 concerts by 30 international orchestras. This festival is Berlins main event for orchestral music.
21.08. – 22.08.2020 Pyronale Berlin
location: Maifeld auf dem Gelände des Olympiastadions
International teams getting in a fabulous contest for high tec fireworks art with phantastic creations in different competitions.
04.09. – 09.09.2020 IFA Berlin – International Consumer Electronics Fair
location: Messegelände Berlin, Masurenallee
World biggest fair for consumer electronics is offering this year more than 1.000 exhibitors for presenting new trends and innovative developments as well for professionals and for private consumers. A colourful program at the main stage is offering too.
13.09. – 14.09.2020 ISTAF – International Stadium Festival
location: Olympic stadium Berlin
About 180 world class athletes from various disciplines make the ISTAF one of the world´s most popular sporting events.
09.09. – 19.09.2020 International Literature Festival Berlin
location: Haus der Festspiele and 30 other places Berlin
During 11 days the International Literature Festival Berlin presents new prose and poetry by contemporary authors from all over the world.
12.09. – 13.09.2020 Heritage Day in Berlin
location: Historic buildings and places Berlin
Every year Berlins historical monuments and places open their doors to officially not public parts of their buildings. Interested guests can attend to guided tours or have private look to restoring activities.
05.09. – 06.09.2020 Lollapalooza Festival
location: Olympic parc Berlin
For the fourth times the important pop festival coming from USA will taken place in Berlin. Headliner for 2017 was Foo Fighters, Mumford & Sons, Materia and Beatsteaks.
??.09.2020 Berlin Art Week
location: verschiedene Museen, Galerien und Projekträume
Various exhibitions, events and installations will demonstrate the active art scene of Berlin. Artists and collectors, art lovers and directors from all over the world will meet for interesting discussions and debates in Berlin.
26.09. – 27.09.2020 BMW-Marathon Berlin
More than 40.000 runners from 120 countries will take part and additional there will be some competitions for skaters, hand bikers and wheelchair riders.
date not fixed 2020 Berlin leuchtet
location: various places in Berlin
Berlin leuchtet, one of two illumination festivals in October, transforms many lesser known yet significant buildings all over the town with coloured light.
01.10. – 03.10.2020 Day of German Unity Celebrations
location: Brandenburger Tor / Strasse des 17.Juni
For the 27th of anniversary of the German Reunification a lot of different activities and attractions around the Brandenburg Gate will take place. Live music, events and food and drinking booths will present good dining Options.
??.2020 Festival of Lights
loaction: Berliner Innenstadt
10 days historic important buildings within the Berlin inner city district will move in beautiful projection places for a sensational colourful light Show.
Date not fixed 2020 Berlin Food Week
Ort: Kraftwerk Berlin-Mitte / zentraler Veranstaltungsort
Die Themenwoche beschäftigt sich mit regionaler und internationaler Küche, Ernährungsbewußtsein und das Programm bietet neben der Verkostung auch Workshops und Networking-Events.
05.11.. – 08.11.2020 Jazz Festival Berlin
location: Haus der Berliner Festspiele und andere Orte
Progressiv as well as traditional this festival is offering a wide spectrum of music events and Performances.