SkyBlueBerlin sightseeing tour Berlin events calendar

Events, exhibitions,fairs, concerts and sport Highlights in Berlin:

MARCH

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.

APRIL

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.

MAY

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.

JUNE

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.

JULY

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.

AUGUST

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.

SEPTEMBER

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

location: 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.

OCTOBER

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.

NOVEMBER

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.