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Berlin’s Top 11 Food Festivals

Food, Drinks and more

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

Berlin loves food festivals! For really all tastes, various food events take place throughout the year. We have summarized the most popular events for you here. We wish you bon appétit!

Tip 1: Italian Street Food Festival

Pizza slices
Pizza slices © GettyImages, Foto: Drazen Zigic

Arrosticini, caponata, octopus burgers, bruschetta, panzerotti, Neapolitan pizza, focaccia with salsiccia, shrimp skewers, Sicilian cannoli: you can taste all this and much more at the Italian Street Food Festival 2022! For dessert lovers, there will be tiramisu, ice cream, pistachio canelloni and real Italian espresso, among others. Enjoy la dolce vita in a beautiful open air location of the largest Italian Street Food Festival in Germany.

Where: Osthafen Berlin, Alt Stralau 1-2, Friedrichshain
When: June 18 + 19, 2022

Italian cuisine in Berlin

Tip 2: Berlin Food Week

This year, Berlin's food and gastro scene presents itself in all its diversity. Together with the most diverse food festival in Germany, you can celebrate pleasure and talk about sustainability, quality and origin. Try something new and discover the delicious sides of Berlin.

Where: Various venues
When: October 10 - 16, 2022

sustainable Restaurants in Berlin

Tip 3: Berlin Beer Week

Beer © GettyImages, Bild: Niccoló Pontigia / EyeEm

Of course, food always goes hand in hand with a good drink. That's what you'll get at this year's Berlin Beer Week. With over 90 different types of craft beer from different strongholds of artisan brewing, you can dance to live music and have fun. Meet the organizers and brewers from at least 45 breweries, and taste their beers with them in person!

Where: Kesselhaus, Knaackstraße 97, Prenzlauer Berg
When: September 02 - 11, 2022

Breweries in Berlin

Tip 4: Grüne Woche

Grüne Woche Berlin
Grüne Woche Berlin © Thomas Machowina

We have to admit that the Internationale Grüne Woche is not a festival, but there's still a lot of culinary stuff to discover at the fair. Talk to farmers, discover how food is produced and taste one or the other product. Let yourself be surprised which will be the partner country for the coming year.

Where: Messe Berlin, Messedamm 22, Charlottenburg
When: 20 - 29 January 2023

Market halls in Berlin

Tip 5: Eat! Berlin

eat! berlin - The Gourmet Festival
eat! berlin - The Gourmet Festival © © Dept

Numerous culinary events take place during Eat! Berlin take place in the capital. In an exclusive autumn edition, the 2022 gourmet festival shows the creative potential of Berlin's gastronomy. The organizers will also be offering everything else you could possibly want, from cheese to truffles to paella.

Where: Various venues
When: October 27 - November 6, 2022

Berlin cuisine

Tip 6: Weinsommer Spandau Altstadt

Hand holding wine glass while pouring red wine
Red wine is poured in a wine glass © Getty Images, Foto: Bastian Lizut / EyeEm

Spandau Altstadt transforms into a dream location for wine lovers in September. On the large market square, the WeinSommer holds a colorful program around vines and winemakers ready for you. Of course, there will also be a nice stage program to go with it.

Where: Marketplace Spandau, Spandau
When: 01 - 04 September 2022

Live music in Berlin

Tip 7: Internationales Berliner Bierfestival

International Berlin Beer Festival stage band people drink beer
Internationales Berliner Bierfestival © Frank-Peter Bürger

Germans love their beer and that's exactly why the International Berlin Beer Festival takes place in Berlin every year. Hundreds of breweries are waiting to be discovered by you. So look forward to beer in all possible variations from 86 countries.

Where: Karl-Marx-Allee, Friedrichshain
When: August 5 - 7, 2022

Beer gardens in Berlin

Tip 8: Köpenicker Whisky Fest

Koepenick Altstadt water with boats
Köpenick Altstadt © visitBerlin, Foto: Dagmar Schwelle

This year's event marks the 10th anniversary of the Köpenick Old Town Whisky Fest. Just for you, a variety of regional, national and international exhibitors will present themselves and pour for you. For the entrance you will receive a tasting glass, with which you can move from exhibitor to exhibitor and test individual whisky.

Where: freiheit fünfzehn, Freiheit 15, Köpenick
When: September 2 + 3, 2022

Exclusive Bars in Berlin

Tip 9: Cheese Berlin

Cheese selection
Cheese selection © Getty Images, Foto: Roxiller

By the name, you might already be able to guess what you'll be tasting at Cheese Berlin: Under the motto "Everything you can make from milk," you can taste high-quality cheeses from more than 30 selected producers, affineurs and traders. Cheesemakers from Italy, Austria, Switzerland, France, the Netherlands and the British Isles await you. Look forward to special cheese specialties.

Where: Markthalle Neun, Eisenbahnstraße 42/43, Kreuzberg
When: October 9, 2022

International cuisine in Berlin

Tip 10: Pistachio Street Food Festival

Turkish pastry Baklava made of puff pastry with pistachios and sugar syrup on a white plate
Turkish pastry Baklava © Getty Images, Foto: Yamko

Pistachios in all variations: Pistachio Carbonara, Turkish Baklava, Lebanese Mafruka and Iranian Sholeh Zard. All this and much more awaits you at the premiere of the Pistachio Street Food Festival. Celebrate the pistachio together - it is waiting for you to be tasted.

Where: Luckenwalder Str. 6b, Kreuzberg
When: 27th - 28th August 2022

Weekly markets in Berlin

Tip 11: Wild Herb Garden Tours

Café Botanico
Café Botanico © Martin Höfft, Cafe Botanico 2019

In keeping with the long day of urban nature, Café Botanico will show you something a little different in Berlin's culinary extravaganza. After being guided through the wild herbs you have planted yourself, you can marvel at the honey bees in the permaculture garden. Because you should not only look at the garden paradise, you can sip a sparkling herbal lemonade afterwards or taste the herbs in between.

Where: Richardstraße 100, Neukölln
When: June 12, 2022

Cafés in Berlin

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