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

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

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

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

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

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 »


15 - 17 August 2018
During the three-day festival, musicians, artists and business people turn the Kulturbrauerei into a music hub. more »
Potsdamer Schlössernacht

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

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

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

German Federal Government open day

Date not announced yet
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


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

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

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 »
IFA 2016

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