Berlinale International Film Festival
This is one of the world’s most prestigious film festivals, with ticket sales exceeding 300,000 each year for the showing of some 400 different films.
Carnival of Cultures
Enjoy the music, dance, food and street parties that make up the Carnival of Cultures, celebrating the diversity of modern Berlin’s cultural make up. Expect impressive floats and costumes galore, as the spectacular parade makes its way through the city’s streets.
One of Europe’s most popular marathons, the event in Berlin is famed for its excellent atmosphere that’s generated by the hordes of spectators each year; while the participants appreciate the particularly fast course.
Festival of Lights
A collection of Berlin’s most historic buildings and notable landmarks are adorned with projections for 12 nights each year in October. A free attraction, the lights are typically turned on from 7pm until midnight, while guided tours are available of the festival’s highlights.
This renowned event stretches over four days and celebrates the iconic status of Berlin’s electronic music scene. BerMuDa is an abbreviation of Berlin Music Days, and is a huge draw for DJs, musicians, and revellers the world over.