Berlin Events in October

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Berlin Events in October 2020

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

1 - 3 October 2020

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

Living With War In Aleppo
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European Month of Photography

1 October - 31 October 2020

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

Le Coup im Chamäleon Theater (5)
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Le Coup – New Circus at Chamäleon

In Le Coup, sitting back is not an option, so don't forget to cheer on your favourite and loudly place your bets. Get ready for a squad that's got a trunkful of tricks. more

Venus Berlin
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Venus Berlin

22 - 25 October 2020

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

Oktoberfest at Alexanderplatz
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Oktoberfest at Alexanderplatz

Date not announced yet

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

Festival of Lights
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Festival of Lights

25 September to 04 October 2020

Once a year, Berlin’s world famous sights and monuments in the city centre become the canvas for spectacular light and video projections at the Festival of Lights. more

Berlin leuchtet
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Berlin leuchtet

Date not announced yet

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

Berlin Graphic Days
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Berlin Graphic Days

27 March to 29 March 2020

Graphic art in all shapes and sizes lies in the focus of the art festival Berlin Graphic Days. The festival features live painting and music as well as an art market and a party. more