Berlin Events in July

Berlin Events in July 2023

Christopher Street Day 2017
Highlights of the Berlin culture program in July, including exhibitions, trade fairs, concerts, festivals and more.

Event Highlights

CSD Parade Berlin
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Christopher Street Day 2023

July 22, 2023

On Christopher Street Day, hundreds of thousands of people take to the streets to fight for the rights of LGBTQ people with a great parade, colourful floats and lots of music. more

Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften (4)
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Long Night of the Sciences

June 17, 2023

On the "smartest night of the year", numerous scientific institutions and laboratories open their doors and invite visitors to participate. more

Berliner Loveparade 2006
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Rave the Planet

July 8, 2023

16 years after the last Loveparade in the capital, its founder Dr. Motte brought the event's successor "Rave the Planet" to Berlin in 2022. more

CSD auf der Spree
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Berlin Canal Pride

Date not announced yet

It's the summer highlight of Berlin Pride Week: a LGBTQ* party tour with several participating ships across the Spree River. more

Botanical Night
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Botanical Night

July 14 & 15, 2023

Once a year, the Botanical Garden in Berlin hosts the Botanical Night. Visitors can experience the garden's spectacular plants and flowers in a romantic and magical way. more

Classic Open Air am Gendarmenmarkt
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Classic Open Air on Gendarmenmarkt

Does not take place in 2023 and 2024

For a few days every summer, Gendarmenmarkt in the heart of Berlin is transformed into a concert stage for the finest classical music concerts. more

Citadel Music Festival
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Citadel Music Festival

June 01 - August 25, 2023

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

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Komische Oper Festival

Date not announced yet

For ten days, the Komische Oper Festival offers the opportunity to experience all the new opera productions of the season in a row. more

Jazz Band
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Berlin Jazz Week

July 01 - 07, 2023

With around 30 concerts over seven days, Berlin will once again be transformed into the jazz capital in July. more

Berlin Biennale

June 11 - September 18, 2022

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

Folk Festivals

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Kreuzberg Festival

June 30 - July 02, 2023

The three-day open air street festival in Kreuzberg boasts a multi-cultural atmosphere and lots of jazz music. more

Lesbisch-Schwules Stadtfest Berlin
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Lesbian and Gay Festival

Date not announced yet

The Lesbian and Gay Festival in Berlin is Europe's largest street festival of its kind. It takes place around Nollendorfplatz, the traditional gay stomping ground in Schöneberg. more

Kenako Afrika Festival
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Kenako Africa Festival

July 20 - 30, 2023

The Kenako Festival takes place each year on Berlin's Alexanderplatz. A traditional marketplace with tents and a live stage program offers visitors a taste of Africa. more

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Berliner Volksfestsommer

June 21 - July 16, 2023

The largest folk festival in Berlin, formerly the German-French Fair, attracts visitors with amusement rides and culinary delicacies. more

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Tegel Harbor Festival

July 13 - 16, 2023

The Harbor Festival in Alt-Tegel delights visitors with live music, numerous amusement rides and a lively atmosphere. more

Sports Events

Skate By Night
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Skate By Night Berlin

Does not take place in 2023

At this recreational sports event, numerous participants reclaim the city on their inline skates. more

Velothon in Berlin
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Velocity Berlin

Date not announced yet

The Velocity Berlin is the second largest cycling event of its kind in Europe. The beautiful race course runs along all of Berlin's main sights. more


Information about art exhibitions in July 2023 will follow soon.

Insider Tips

Schiffstour in Berlin
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River Cruises & Boat Trips

River cruises and boat trips in Berlin on Spree river, on Landwehr canal or over the Wannsee. Get your tickets here. more

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Berlin's Best Beach Bars

In the summer months, you can experience wonderful moments in Berlin's beach bars and sip your drink as if you were on vacation by the sea. more

Keime im Badesee
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Lakes for Swimming

Berlin has many beautiful swimming lakes where visitors and locals like to cool off on hot summer days. Discover Berlin's most popular lakes and lidos. more

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Berlin's Best Beer Gardens

In the spring and summer months, Berliners flock to the many beer gardens in the city. Our list of the best places to enjoy a cold beer in the sun. more

Trade Shows

Fashion Week - Kopf & Fuß
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The Ground

Next date not yet announced

Since 2022, lifestyle meets fashion, music and diversity at The Ground. more

Mary Jane Berlin (2)
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Mary Jane Berlin

June 23-25, 2023

At the international cannabis fair, more than 270 exhibitors will present the many different applications of the useful plant on the grounds of the Arena Berlin. more

World Money Fair
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World Money Fair

Next date not yet announced

At the World Money Fair, 300 exhibitors such as state mints and national banks present a large variety of coins that can also be purchased. more

Concert Highlights in July 2023

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