Berlin Events in August

Berlin Events in August 2018

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

3 - 5 August 2018

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

Young Euro Classic
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Young Euro Classic

3 - 20 August 2018

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

27 July - 19 August 2018

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

Olympic Stadium in Berlin
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European Athletics Championships 2018

7 - 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

European Mile at Breitscheidplatz
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European Mile at Breitscheidplatz

7 - 12 August 2018

The European Athletics Championships 2018 will not only take place in the stadium: Athletes are also fighting for the title on Breitscheidplatz in the City West. more

Tanz im August - Streb Extreme Action
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Dance in August

10 August - 2 September 2018

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

Pop-Art
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Pop-Kultur

15 - 17 August 2018

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

Potsdamer Schlössernacht
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Potsdam Palace Night

17 and 18 August 2018

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

Holi Festival Of Colours in Berlin
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Holi Festival Of Colours

18 August 2018

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

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

25 August 2018

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

Angela Merkel
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German Federal Government open day

25 and 26 August 2018

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

Pyronale Fireworks Championship
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Pyronale

31 August - 1 September 2018

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

Berlin Biennale
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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

Citadel Music Festival
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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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