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Berlin’s Top 11 Food Festivals

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Arena in Berlin-Treptow
Arena in Berlin-Treptow © visitBerlin, Foto: Dagmar Schwelle

Berlin loves food festivals!  Whether you like ramen, pats or vegan dishes, there are various food-related events for all tastes throughout the year. We have summarised our recommendations for events in autumn for you here. We wish you bon appétit!

Tip 1: Berlin Food Week

Waiter at Berlin Food Week
Berlin Food Week © Foto: Christian von Manteufel

This year, Berlin's food and gastronomy scene presents itself in all its diversity. Together with Germany's most diverse food festival, you can celebrate enjoyment and talk about sustainability, quality and origin: This year, the special focus is on sustainable, organic and vegetarian-vegan indulgence. Try something new and discover the delicious sides of Berlin.

Where: Bikini Berlin, Budapester Straße 38-50, Tiergarten and other venues
When: 9 - 15 October 2023

Berlin Food Week

Tip 2: Eat! Berlin

A plate with appetiser at eat! berlin 2020
eat! berlin 2020: appetiser © eat! berlin

Numerous culinary events take place during Eat! Berlin take place in the capital. In an exclusive autumn edition, the 2023 gourmet festival shows the creative potential of Berlin's gastronomy. The organisers will also offer you everything else you could wish for, from cheese to truffles to paella.

Where: Various venues
When: 2 November - 12 November 2023

Eat! Berlin

Tip 3: tipBerlin Food Festival

© GettyImages, Foto: Lew Robertson

Italian specialties - that is the promising motto of the tipBerlin Food Festival. From October 2-6, various restaurants will be serving up delicious Italian dinners. In addition, there will be eight labs on current food topics. And at the food market in Clärchens Ballhaus on October 7 and 8, you can continue to feast on Italian delicacies at 25 stands.

When: October 2 - 8  
Where: Clärchens Ballhaus, Auguststraße 24, Mitte & various restaurants

tipBerlin Food Festival 
 Tip 4: Pumpkin festival 

Weekly Organic Market in Berlin
Weekly Organic Market Kollwitzkiez © visitBerlin, Foto: Dagmar Schwelle

Autumn time is pumpkin time. And the season is ushered in by the Pumpkin Festival on Akazienstraße and Belzigstraße. Pumpkins of all varieties will be transformed into soups, quiches, cakes, casseroles and other delicious dishes that you can enjoy right on the spot. And, of course, you can take home the whole pumpkin for homemade soups or Halloween decorations.

When: September 30 - October 1
Where: Akazienstraße, Schöneberg

Tip 5: Harvets festival at Domäne Dahlem

Children with pumpkins
Children with pumpkins © Getty Images, Foto: Feverpitched

Even more pumpkins await you at the harvest festival in the Dahlem domain. A market attracts with numerous autumnal offers and delicious dishes. And of course, autumn also includes kite making and flying. Live music, carriage rides and pony rides for the little ones round off the program.   

When: September 30 - October 1, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  
Where: Domäne Dahlem, Zehlendorf

Harvest festival

Tip 6: Cheese Berlin

Cheese selection
Cheese selection © Getty Images, Foto: Roxiller

With this name, you can probably already guess what you can taste at Cheese Berlin: Under the motto Everything you can make from milk you can taste high-quality cheeses from over 30 selected producers, affineurs and traders. Cheese makers from all over Europe await you. This year's event will also feature Heinzelcheesetalk tastings, workshops on making your own cheese, meet the cheesemakers talks and lots of expert discussion.

Where: Markthalle Neun, Eisenbahnstraße 42/43, Kreuzberg
When: 12 November 2023

Delicacies in Berlin

Tipp 7: True Italian Pasta Week 

Pistachio Street Food Festival
© True Italian Food

Whether spaghetti, tagliatelle, orechiette, ravioli or gnocchi: Pasta in all variations can be enjoyed during True Italian Pasta Week.The participating restaurants offer you two specially created pasta dishes that are not usually on the menu. Plus a delicious appetizer - and the whole thing for just 15 euros.

When: November 2023 (exact date not yet fixed)
Where: in various Italian restaurants

True Italian Pasta Week 

Tip 8: Berlin Ramen Festival  

A young woman eats ramen soup at a counter in Berlin
A young woman eats ramen © GettyImages, Foto: Francesco Riccardo Iacomino

Ramen has become increasingly popular in recent years.And now all fans of the Japanese specialty can come together at the Berliner Berg Brauerei and enjoy it together.In addition to the ramen offerings, there are many other Japanese dishes that will introduce you to the diversity of Japanese cuisine. At the same time, the festival, which takes place as part of Sake Week, also aims to bridge the gap between cultures.  

When: October 1, 12 - 9 p.m.
Where: Berliner Berg Brauerei, Treptower Strasse 39, Treptow

Berlin Ramen Festival  
Tip 9: Beachfood Festival  

Streetfood Berlin
Streetfood ©, Foto: PamelaJoeMcFarlane

The Beachfood Festival promises lots of fun for the little ones, too.In addition to local and international food at more than 30 stands, the festival also offers live music from all genres and entertainment for young and old, be it raft tours on the water or games in the Kidsspace.  

When: 22 October 12 - 22 h 
Where: Wendenschloss lido, Möllhausenufer 30, Köpenick

Beachfood Festival 
Tip 10: Fiesta de Día de Muertos

Masquerade on the Day of the Dead
Masquerade on the Day of the Dead © Getty Images, Foto: Peathegee Inc

At the Mexican Festival of the Dead, the living celebrate a joyous folk festival at which they see the dead again according to ancient Mexican beliefs - with music, dancing and, of course, delicious food.The festival at the Humboldt Forum also aims to address questions about this world and the hereafter. It takes place on the occasion of the exhibition in_finite. Living with Death, which is also worth a visit.  

When: November 1 - 5 
Where: Humboldt Forum, Schlossplatz 1, Mitte

a de Día de Muertos

Tip 11: Veggienale & FairGoods 

Vegan curry
Vegan curry © gettyimages, Foto: Joan Ransley

Veggienale & FairGoods is not a festival, but a trade fair where you can learn about plant-based nutrition and fair trade.But you will not only learn more about sustainable topics at workshops, cooking shows and lectures, but also have the opportunity to try vegan dishes in the food area.  

When: November 17 - 18, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  
Where: Lowewe Saal, Wiebestraße 42, Wedding

Veggienale & FairGoods

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does not smile on fotos. But in real life she enjoys with a smile in her face the rich cultural life of Berlin - the metropolis both in front of and behind the scenes. Her favourite season is the Berlinale, then she spends 10 days watching movies and writing about them in the blog. All posts