Berlin Events in October

Due to the Corona pandemic, extensive distance and hygiene rules apply in Berlin. Events in the leisure and entertainment sector may not take place until the end of April 18, 2021. Museums and galleries may open under strict conditions. Customers must show a current negative corona test. Other cultural institutions currently remain closed. Further information »

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

Date 2021 not yet confirmed

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

Venus Berlin
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Venus Berlin

21 - 24 October 2021

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

Lesbian and Gay City Festival
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Lesbian and Gay City Festival

2 & 3 Oktober 2021

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

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

Zeughausmesse im Deutschen Historischen Museum
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Zeughausmesse - Decorative Arts Fair

30 September - 03 October 2021

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

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