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When to Berlin? The best dates for a visit!

Berlin's highlights in summer time

Summer in Berlin is just fantastic. There is always a cool open-air concert somewhere going on or an after work happening in the park. A very special event is the Karneval der Kulturen. This colorful and international street festival takes place in May in Berlin's famous neighborhood of Kreuzberg.

For four days, the streets of Kreuzberg turn into a colorful and lively bustle. The Karneval der Kulturen is a traditional and popular spectacle which enjoys a huge fan base. It offers music, art and culture from all parts of the world. The big street parade with decorated trucks and great dance groups marks the highlight of the festival.

Another highlight of Berlin´s summer is the Fête de la Musique in June. There are free concerts and music events spread all over the city´s squares, streets and stages. The German capital is transformed into one single festival area with visitors from all over the globe for one day. At night, the whole spectacle moves into the city´s countless clubs and bars.

Enjoy Berlin´s fall

Once summer is over The Festival of Lights in October makes Berlin's most famous sights shine in bright colors and spectacular lights. Everywhere in the city, the most famous buildings and most popular sights are illuminated in bright colors.

Artists from all over the world are involved in the different lighting effects and installations. Among the highlights are certainly the fantastic illuminated Berlin Cathedral and the Brandenburg Gate, which is used as a gigantic projection screen.

Berlin's wonderful winter

Even in the winter months, Berlin offers its visitors great leisure opportunities. Around Christmas you should definitely visit to the botanical garden which is transformed into a wonderful so called Christmas Garden. Lights, lamps and colors change the whole area into a peaceful dream world that fascinates everybody. A large ice rink guarantees additional joy and fun.


LGBT Events 2020 - The best dates for your Gay City Trips

Of course, Berlin is always worth a trip. However, the German capital offers some very special queer highlights every year. Up to the event, thousands of gay visitors and members of the LGBT community come to Berlin to enjoy and celebrate together.