Berlin Events in September

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Berlin Events in September 2021

Highlights of the Berlin culture programme in September, including exhibitions, trade fairs, concerts, festivals and more.
Festival of Lights
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Festival of Lights

03 - 12 September 2021

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 Biennale: ExRotaprint
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Berlin Biennale

Date not announced yet

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

Herbst Rummel
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Berliner Herbst-Rummel

03 September - 10 October 2021

Rock'n'Roller Coaster, Atlantis Rafting, Pharaoh's Revenge: The first Berlin Autumn Carnival will be visiting the central fairground at Kurt-Schumacher-Damm until October 4, 2020. more

Musikfest Berlin
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Musikfest Berlin (Music Festival Berlin)

28 august - 20 september 2021

The Musikfest marks the beginning of the concert season in Berlin. During the festival, some of the best orchestras in the world perform in concert halls all over the city. 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

IFA 2016
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IFA Berlin - Consumer Electronics Fair

3 - 7 September 2021

At the IFA, more than 1800 exhibitors present the latest developments in consumer electronics and home appliances. Visitors can take a close look at the new devices long before they hit the shelves. more

Lollapalooza Berlin
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Lollapalooza Festival


The US festival Lollapalooza returns to Berlin in 2021. With music, art, delicacies and much more, it attracts thousands of visitors every year. 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

International Literature Festival
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International Literature Festival Berlin

08 - 18 september 2021

During eleven days the International Literature Festival Berlin presents new prose and poetry by contemporary authors from all over the world. more

Bötzow Brauerei
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Heritage Day in Berlin

12 September 2021

At the Heritage Day, also known as Day of the Open Monument, numerous monuments which are usually closed to the public open their doors for visitors. more

The Berlin Olympic Stadium during the ISTAF

ISTAF - International Stadium Festival

12 september 2021

About 180 world class athletes from various disciplines make the International Stadium Festival (ISTAF) at the Berlin Olympic Stadium one of the world's most popular sporting events. more

Berlin Marathon
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Berlin Marathon

25 and 26 September 2021

The Berlin Marathon traditionally takes place in September each year. More than 40,000 athletes join the mass race through the city, cheered on by thousands of spectators. more

Hans Otto Theater
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Jewish Film Festival

12 - 22 august 2021

The Jewish Film Festival captures the diversity of Jewish life on celluloid. For two weeks, filmmakers from all over the world present a varied programme. more

Berlin Art Week: Fabian Knecht
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Berlin Art Week

15 to 19 September 2021

The Berlin Art Week is a great opportunity for art enthusiasts to discover and discuss the works of international and local artists exhibited in hundreds of galleries. 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