Berlin Events in August

Berlin Events in August 2019

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

19 July - 4 August 2019

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

German-American Folk Festival
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German-American Folk Festival

19 July - 11 August 2019

The German-American folk festival celebrates the friendship between the two countries and the American way of life. more

Memories of Fools
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Memories of Fools at Chamäleon

Poetic, imaginative, passionate - the Czech circus rebells return! Join the charismatic ensemble of actors, dancers, and acrobats on a fantastic adventure and wild journey to the moon. Imaginative, heart-felt, absolutely crazy, and wonderfully amusing! more

International Berlin Beer Festival
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International Berlin Beer Festival

2 - 4 August 2019

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

Tanz im August - Streb Extreme Action
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Dance in August

9 - 31 August 2019

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

Potsdamer Schlössernacht
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Potsdam Palace Night

16 and 17 August 2019

In summer each year, the parks and palaces of Sanssouci in Potsdam celebrate the bygone pomp and glory of the Prussian Kings. more

Angela Merkel
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German Federal Government open day

17 - 18 August 2019

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

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21 - 23 August 2019

During the three-day festival, musicians, artists and business people turn the Kulturbrauerei into a music hub. more

Pyronale Fireworks Championship
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30 & 31 August 2019

The Pyronale is a fireworks competition at which international teams try to win the jury's and audience's support with their spectacular pyrotechnics displays. more

Musikfest Berlin
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Musikfest Berlin (Music Festival Berlin)

30 August - 23 September 2019

The Musikfest marks the beginning of the concert season in Berlin. During the festival, some of the best orchestras in the world perform in concert halls all over the city. more

The Bode Museum at the Long Night of Museums
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Long Night of Museums

31 August 2019

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

Citadel Music Festival
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Citadel Music Festival

June, July, August 2019

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

Berlin Biennale
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Berlin Biennale

Summer 2020

Held every other year, the Berlin Biennale turns various locations in the city into galleries for contemporary art. more

Holi Festival Of Colours in Berlin
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Holi Festival Of Colours

Date not announced yet

The Holi Festival of Colours has made its way to Berlin. As a celebration of summer, people colour each other with dry powder. more

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