The City of Freedom sure knows how to celebrate! With festivities like the Berlinale, the Love Parade and the Festival of Lights, there are enough Berlin festivals for you to enjoy and be a part of, all year round.
Complete with happening night clubs and plenty of historical monuments to explore during the day, there’s never a dull moment in this city.
Berlin’s theatre, concert and opera stages still boast of the biggest international performers. Berlin is home to international artists like Olafur Eliasson and Jonathan Meese. The city has also played a cameo, as a backdrop, in some of the top Hollywood blockbusters. There is always something happening in Berlin.
Berliners love to rejoice, as is evident by the year-round events and festivities planned around the city. There is something to do for all ages, budgets and tastes. With mouth-watering food, awe-inspiring architecture and plenty of culture to absorb, one can be sure to be thoroughly entertained in Berlin.
A number of Berlin events consist of music, films, theatre, dance, art and culture. You will always find events happening at the Waldbühne, on the grounds of the Olympic Park and the stage at Wuhlheide. With nature in the background, you can grab some scrumptious food while swaying to the melodies.
Another popular world event, the Lollapalooza Festival takes place every year in Berlin. If you love to dance to techno beats, the CTM Festival is the perfect place for you! If you get lucky, you might run into one of the performers which makes for an excellent selfie opportunity.
The Berlin International Beer Festival is the big brother of Oktoberfest. With over 2,000 varieties of beers, the people of Berlin and a large number of tourists come here to partake in the festivities every year. The festival takes place in Karl Marx Alle, usually on the first weekend in August.
Film buffs should experience the Berlinale at least once. It is one of the largest public film festivals in the world. Every year the festival attracts thousands of visitors from around the world. Held over eleven days in February, it is one of the most important events for the film and media industry.
Finally, you should not miss out the Cherry Blossom Festival, if you’re in Berlin at the onset of spring.
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