Berlin culture and travel

Berlin annual events and festivals

Berlin annual events and festivals

Berlin is very much a city that is rich in cultural events and is one of the most exciting cosmopolitan capitals in Europe. Below links to the various Festivals.


Berlinale is one of big festivals of the year in Berlin and one which attracts peopel from across Europe. Read about Berlin's Berlinale film festival....


Maerzmusik is a special music festival in Berlin, Germany which is a festival with a difference. Chamber music and orchestral music are flavour of the day. More about the Maerzmusik music festival.


Sandsation is a festival which does not rely on music, comedy or arts BUT in fact evolves around sand. Sand sculptures are Berlin festivals and eventsthe basis of this festival which takes place over the course of 3 months each summer in Berlin.


Read our other Events Guides to the best Berlin festivals:


Recognising the cultural and ethnic diversity of modern Berlin, there is the Karneval der kulturen which is the carnival of cultures where people dress up and parade through the streets wearing traditional costumes from their home countries and play music that reflects their history and culture. To complement the parades there is a market where people can buy ethnic goods and taste a great variety of foods.

Another popular event is the Pumpkins On Petunias festival and is worth considering if you visit the city.


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