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Berlin Events in August 2017

Highlights of the Berlin culture programme in August, including exhibitions, trade fairs, concerts, festivals and more.

International Berlin Beer Festival

4 - 6 August 2017
The ultimate German experience! For three days and nights, all types and brands of beer are served at a mile-long festival in the Friedrichshain district. more »
German-American Folk Festival

German-American Folk Festival

21 July - 13 August 2017
The German-American folk festival celebrates the friendship between the two countries and the American way of life. more »
Olympic Stadium in Berlin

European Athletics Championships 2018

07 - 12 August 2018
Berlin will host the 24th European Athletics Championships in 2018. Around 1,600 athletes from over 50 nations will compete in 47 disciplines in the Olympic Stadium and on the streets of the capital city. more »
Tanz im August

Dance in August

11 August - 2 September 2017
Dance in August in Berlin is one of the most important dance festivals in Europe. It focuses on contemporary dance and experimental choreographies performed by accomplished dancers from all over the world. more »
Young Euro Classic

Young Euro Classic

18 August - 3 September 2017
Young Euro Classic is a festival specifically created for symphonic youth orchestras. The concerts are held at the Konzerthaus at Gendarmenmarkt and focus on classical and contemporary music. more »
The Bode Museum at the Long Night of Museums

Long Night of Museums

19 August 2017
Once a year museums in Berlin open their doors and welcome visitors to the Long Night of Museums. Alongside the permanent exhibitions, artistic performances are on display until early in the morning. more »
Potsdamer Schlössernacht

Potsdam Palace Night

19 August 2017
One summer night each year, the parks and palaces of Sanssouci in Potsdam celebrate the bygone pomp and glory of the Prussian Kings. more »


23 - 25 August 2017
During the three-day festival, musicians, artists and business people turn the Kulturbrauerei into a music hub. more »
Angela Merkel

German Federal Government open day

26 - 27 August 2017
For one weekend in the year major political institutions in Berlin's government quarter open theirs doors to the public - among them the Federal Chancellery. more »
The Berlin Olympic Stadium during the ISTAF

ISTAF - International Stadium Festival

27 August 2017
About 180 world class athletes from various disciplines make the International Stadium Festival (ISTAF) at the Berlin Olympic Stadium one of the world's most popular sporting events. more »
Berlin Biennale

Berlin Biennale

9 June - 9 September 2018
Held every other year, the Berlin Biennale turns various locations in the city into galleries for contemporary art. more »
From Monet to Kandinsky

Tip: From Monet to Kandinsky

21 July 2017 to 28 January 2018
The exhibition in the Alte Münze presents works by 16 modernist artists in a combination of projections, animated graphics and music. more »
Citadel Music Festival

Spandau Citadel Music Festival

June, July, August 2018
Every summer, the Citadel Music Festival stages a series of rock, pop and electronic music concerts at an amazing location, the citadel in Berlin-Spandau. more »
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