Preview 2014

Preview 2014

What's going on in Berlin in 2014?
The coming year will be full of events: anniversaries and commemorations, major exhibitions and stage premières, festivals and sporting events. Below, you'll find a selection of the exciting events lined up for 2014 in Berlin. A more detailed selection of Berlin Event Highlights (PDF) is available for download. You can also search our event calendar for more dates!

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12/15/2013 - 12/31/2014
Johann Sebastian Bach's son Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach is one of the most important composers of the 18th century. On the occasion of the 300th anniversary of his birth...
Martin-Gropius-Bau
04/03/2014 - 07/07/2014
Ai Weiwei is a mega star in the western international art scene. The Ai Weiwei exhibition at the Martin-Gropius-Bau covers 3,000 m2 and shows new works and pieces never...
Philharmonie und Staatsoper
04/11/2014 - 04/20/2014
An array of great artists, a formidable programme, a highlight of the season: In Easter 2014 we can look forward again to exceptional opera and concert performances...
Diverse Veranstaltungsorte/ miscellaneous venues in Berlin
05/02/2014 - 05/04/2014
Exhibition openings at various renowned galleries in Berlin
Haus der Berliner Festspiele u.a.
05/02/2014 - 05/18/2014
The Berliner Theatertreffen is one of the most renowned theatre festivals in the German-speaking countries. Since 1964, ten productions of the current theatre season...
Diverse Veranstaltungsorte/ miscellaneous venues in Berlin
05/17/2014 - 05/18/2014
Going to a museum late at night – that's the idea behind the "Long Night at the Museums" in Berlin. Several Berlin museums first came up with this idea in 1997 and the "...
Olympiastadion
05/17/2014 - 05/17/2014
Every year, the battle cry “Berlin, Berlin, we’re going to Berlin!” can be heard around the country. Locals immediately know that the Cup Finale is happening again in...
Martin-Gropius-Bau
05/20/2014 - 08/10/2014
David Bowie is back to Berlin. The exhibition was shown at Victoria and Albert Museum and moves to Martin-Gropius-Bau from 20th may to 10th august 2014. David Bowie is,...
Berlin ExpoCenter Airport
05/20/2014 - 05/25/2014
The International exhibition on aviation and space travel has more than 1,100 exhibitors from over 47 countries show- casing planes and aerospace technologies.
Berlin Biennale
05/29/2014 - 08/03/2014
The 8th Berlin Biennale has been set to take place between May 29 and August 3, 2014 at different venues in Berlin and will bring together a range of local and...
Blücherplatz
06/06/2014 - 06/09/2014
Since 1966, the Carnival of Cultures has been celebrated every year on Pentecost (Whitsun) weekend in Kreuzberg, Berlin: opulent costumes, powerful makeup, imaginative...
06/12/2014 - 07/13/2014
The next FIFA World Cup will take place in Brazil from 12 June–13 July 2014. But it's not just the host country that's getting fired up for the contest! For several...
06/21/2014 - 06/21/2014
Christopher Street Day is held in Berlin in June of every year. Lesbians, gay men, transgender people, intersex and bisexual people demonstrate here for equal rights and...
Gendarmenmarkt
07/03/2014 - 07/07/2014
The Gendarmenmarkt, one of Berlin' most beautiful squares in the historical centre, composes the grand scenery for the Classic Open Air Festival. On five evenings...
Tempelhofer Freiheit - Eventlocation Flughafen Tempelhof
07/08/2014 - 07/10/2014
The leading International Fair for Street and Urban Wear provides a creative marketing and communication platform for selected brands, labels and designers from the...
Olympiastadion
07/31/2014 - 08/01/2014
On occasion of the Football World Championship in 2006, the Olympic Stadium had to be renovated. The redevelopment was realized simultaneously to usual business, such as...
Schwimm- und Sprunghalle im Europa-Sportpark
08/13/2014 - 08/24/2014
After 12 years, the European Swimming Championships comes back to Berlin. Visitors can expect breathtaking races, top swimmers, synchronized swimmers, perfect jumps and...
Olympiastadion
08/31/2014 - 08/31/2014
The Berlin International Stadium Festival ISTAF has the longest tradition and is also probably the most famous German festival for track and field athletes.
Berlin Music Week - diverse Orte
09/03/2014 - 09/07/2014
The Berlin Music Week, founded in 2010, offers a vibrant programme of international trade fairs, clubbing events and live concerts for fans and music professionals alike...
Berlin ExpoCenter City (Messegelände Berlin)
09/05/2014 - 09/10/2014
Information: http://b2c.ifa-berlin.com/
Martin-Gropius-Bau
09/10/2014 - 01/04/2015
Vikings are usually seen as fearsome warriors and conquerors on the high seas that dominated the North and Baltic Seas from the ninth to eleventh centuries. The last...
Berlin Art Week - verschiedene Orte
09/16/2014 - 09/21/2014
Berlin's arts businesses are once again coordinating Berlin Art Week, 16–21 September 2014. The newly launched Berlin Art Week unites significant art fairs and...
Start: Straße des 17. Juni
09/27/2014 - 09/28/2014
Berlin is a city of runners and there are numerous highlights for sports fans in the German capital: every year, the BMW Berlin Marathon attracts around 40,000 runners,...
Verschiedene Orte
10/02/2014 - 10/19/2014
The city will become a light show during Lichterfest Berlin: for 17 days, more than 70 structures in Berlin, including striking building façades, bridges and landmarks...
Fernsehturm, Brandenburger Tor, Berliner Dom, Olympiastadion und andere Berliner Gebäude und Wahrzeichen
10/10/2014 - 10/19/2014
During the Festival of Lights in October, Berlin transforms itself into a city of lights: the Brandenburg Gate, the TV Tower, the Berliner Dom Cathedral, the Funkturm...
Verschiedene Orte
10/17/2014 - 11/16/2014
For the fifth time now the European Month of Photography will turn several places in the whole of town into a large photography exhibition.
Friedrichstadt-Palast
10/23/2014 - 10/23/2014
Empfohlenes Mindestalter: 12 Jahre
11/09/2014 - 11/09/2014
The 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall will come on 9 November 2014. Many special events and exhibitions to commemorate the anniversary of this historic...
Festmeile Brandenburger Tor(bis Siegessäule)
12/31/2014 - 12/31/2014
Berlin is celebrating New Year’s Eve in style – with around one million visitors gathering at the Brandenburg Gate to welcome in 2015! All the traditional treats are...
2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War (1914-1918). It is considered the first occurrence of worldwide conflict and shaped the history...

Located directly on the water, this romantic, relaxed and comfortable restaurant is decorated with wooden furniture, old lamps and ornate picture frames. Simply put, Freischwimmer is a cool location in Kreuzberg’s Flutgraben area. The restaurant is in a very old building that was once used for renting and repairing boats. The entrance is directly next to Berlin’s oldest gas station. You can sit outdoors during the summer and indoors during the winter.