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Autumn in Berlin

What's going on in Berlin this fall?

Reichstag in Berlin
Reichstag in Autumn © visitBerlin, Foto: Dagmar Schwelle

What do you do in Berlin in autumn?

The trees are colourful, the leaves rustle under your feet and it gets dark earlier - that is autumn in Berlin. Autumn brings dirty weather and cosiness, sun and rain. Autumn is the time when we still enjoy the last rays of sunshine - whether it's picking mushrooms in the Grunewald forest, flying a kite on the Tempelhof field, strolling through flea markets or taking autumn walks through the Tiergarten or in the hills of the MĂŒggelberge. As soon as it gets cold and windy outside, there is also a lot going on inside: events in the planetarium, wellness, cinemas, opera or theatre.

Top events in Berlin

Berlin's autumn is getting hot - 2019 there will be several big events that you should not miss. Berlin Art Week kicks off in September with many events relating to contemporary art. This year, Berlin celebrates the 30th anniversary of the fall of the wall. As every year, Berlin will also shine in the most beautiful colours at the "Berlin leuchtet" festival and Festival of Lights. 

Our tips for the autumn in Berlin

Museums and top exhibitions - Berlin's autumn is the ideal time for this. Why don't you visit the Museum Island once again? The last warm rays of sunshine are best enjoyed in one of Berlin's parks.  And when it rains outside, there are still cosy cafés, wellness oases and Berlin cinemas waiting for you. Or you can make time for going to the theatre, because the new season starts in autumn.

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In pictures: Berlin in autumn

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30th anniversary of the fall of the wall

In 2019, 30 years of the fall of the Berlin Wall are celebrated. 28 years after German reunification, celebrations are held around the Brandenburg Gate. "Only with you" is the official motto - so don't miss them when the big celebration takes place from 1 to 3 October.

Light shows in Berlin

In October, Berlin shines - in all the colours of the rainbow. At the Festival of Lights and “Berlin leuchtet”, the city shines in bright colours. Colourful vines surround the Brandenburg Gate, red hearts adorn the Berlin Cathedral. Spectacular installations immerse Berlin's sights, squares and entire streets in beautiful colours. Be there when the whole city is transformed into a fascinating glittering metropolis. The “Berlin leuchtet” festival starts on October 9th and ends on October 20th 2019, a few days later on October 11th the Festival of Lights starts. You can discover the light installations on exciting tours by bus, coach or boat.

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