Summer in Berlin

Summer in Berlin

Sommer in Berlin
In order to enjoy summer and sun to the fullest, Berlin life takes place outside during June, July and August. With its wide range of parks, ice cream parlors, lakes, beach bars, festivals, open-air events and much more, the city really comes into its own at this time of year. Here are some suggestions for beautiful summer days in Berlin.

Go directly to: Summer Festivals | Open-Air Events | Event Highlights for July & August | Beach Bars, Beer Gardens & Picnic Spots | Lakes, Parks & Leisure Activities

Summer Festivals

Hauptmann von Köpenick
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Köpenick Summer Festival

June 17-19, 2022

Summer in Köpenick will be colorful: Visitors can look forward to a diverse music and entertainment program on the Köepnick Palace island. more

German-French Fair
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Berliner Volksfestsommer

June 17 - July 31, 2022

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

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Kreuzberg Festival

July 01-03, 2022

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

Open-Air Events

Lollapalooza Festival 2017
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Music Festivals

Every year, numerous festivals take place in and around Berlin. Whether you're into music, food, theater or dance - there is something for every interest. Information and tickets to selected festivals in Berlin. more

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Outdoor Events

Events, concerts, festivals and more: experience Berlin outdoors! more

Monthly Highlights

Christopher Street Day
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Berlin Events in July

Christopher Street Day, Classic Open Air at Gendarmenmarkt, Botanical Night and more events in Berlin in July. more

Dance in August
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Berlin Events in August

Beer Festival, Dance in August, Long Night of Museums and more events in Berlin in August. more

IFA 2016
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Berlin Events in September

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

Outdoor Bars & Beer Gardens

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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

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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

Zwei Frauen beim Picknick im Park
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Picnic Spots

The arrival of warmer weather signals the official start of the picnic season in Berlin. You don't have to search long for a suitable place - after all, the German capital is one of the greenest cities in the world. more

Leisure Activities

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

Mitte, Regierungsviertel
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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

Märkte & Flohmärkte (1)
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Flea Markets

The warm summer months are an ideal time to go thrifting and discover small treasures at Berlin's flea markets. more

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Sommer in Berlin
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Seasonal Event Specials

Tips for public holidays, seasonal events, folk festivals, sports and more special events in Berlin. more

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Top 10: Tickets

The 10 most popular tickets for concerts, shows or events of the month. The bestsellers in online ticketing on more