Berlin Events in October

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Berlin Events in October 2021

Highlights of the Berlin culture programme in October, including exhibitions, trade fairs, concerts, festivals and more.
Day of German Unity
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Day of German Unity Celebrations

The Day of German Unity is Germany's national holiday. It commemorates the German reunification in 1990 and is celebrated with a festival around Platz der Republik, Straße des 17. Juni and Brandenburg Gate. more

EMOP 2020: Birk Alisch
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European Month of Photography

1 October - 31 October 2022

Every other year, more than 100 museums and galleries in Berlin present photographic art at the largest photo festival in Germany, the European Month of Photography. more

Venus Berlin
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Venus Berlin

20 - 23 October 2022

Venus Berlin is the world's leading trade show for erotic entertainment and lifestyle. The fair is open to both professional visitors and the public. more

Magicum Berlin
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Magicum, Berlin Magic Museum - unique, interactive, magical!

Gods, angels, magicians, alchemists, sorcery and illusions - the mysterious world of the inexplicable. Make water dance, discover magical thinking, play the game of illusions, leave logic at our doorstep, come in and delve into the world of magic and fascinating alternate realities and and and… more

Lesbian and Gay City Festival
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Lesbian and Gay City Festival

16 & 17 July 2022

The Lesbian and Gay City Festival in Berlin is Europe's largest street party of its kind. It is held annually around Nollendorfplatz, the traditional gay stomping ground in Berlin-Schöneberg. more

Gendarmenmarkt - Berlin leuchtet
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Berlin leuchtet

Cancelled

Berlin leuchtet, one of two illumination festivals in October, transforms many lesser known yet significant buildings all over the town with coloured light. more

Chamäleon Theater: Circa
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Circa – A Company in Residence

The Chameleon is finally starting a new season with one of the most sought-after circus companies in the world: Circa Contemporary Circus. more

Zeughausmesse im Deutschen Historischen Museum
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Zeughausmesse - Decorative Arts Fair

Date not announced yet

The Zeughausmesse is one of the leading fairs for applied contemporary art. It provides upcoming artists and designers with the opportunity to present their work to design connoisseurs. more

International Games Week 2017
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Gamesweekberlin

Date not announced yet

Gamesweekberlin is a seven-day event for games business, development and culture in Berlin. It welcomes representatives from the industry as well as games enthusiasts. more

Oktoberfest at Alexanderplatz
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Oktoberfest at Alexanderplatz

17 September until 03 October 2021

For over two weeks Berlin's Alexanderplatz turns into a large Oktoberfest Wiesn with original Bavarian beer, traditional hearty delicacies and live music. more