The sun’s rays are getting warmer and warmer: this makes it the perfect time to finally out into the fresh air. Great cycling tours and historical guided tours offer the perfect opportunity to do so. But even if it’s raining, out weekend tips will have a suitable suggestion for you.
Tip 1: Last chance – Mandela – The Official Exhibition.
“Freedom is neither black nor white.” This weekend is your last chance to gain a deeper insight into the life of Nelson Mandela – from his childhood and the injustices he suffered to his election as South Africa’s first black president.
When: up to and including 15 March
Where: Bikini Berlin, Hardenbergplatz 2, Charlottenburg
Tip 2: Cycling along the course of the Berlin Wall
Those days in March when spring is in the air are perfect for a cycling tour. We also have a very special suggestion for you, namely a tour with a historical background. On the way along the course taken by the Berlin Wall – from the Mauerpark to the Berlin Wall Memorial on Bernauer Straße – you will pass numerous sights that are well worth seeing, as well as points of historical significance. Enjoy the fresh air!
When: 13 – 26 March
Where: Kulturbrauerei Hof 4, Knaackstraße 97, Prenzlauer Berg
Tip 3: Auto Camping Caravan
Planning another trip, one that your own vehicle is too small for? Auto Camping Caravan, the largest sales fair in the region, will have a wide range of camping models on show. Besides the large number of exhibits, you might get the odd tip or two for your next camping holiday.
When: 13 – 15 March
Where: Berlin ExpoCenter Airport, Messestraße 1, Schönefeld
Tip 4: Night Flight
On this imaginary journey into a figurative parallel universe, reality and fiction seem to merge. Electronic beats accompany you on the Night Flight in the Zeiss-Großplanetarium. Have a good trip!
When: 14 March, 8 pm
Where: Zeiss-Großplanetarium, Prenzlauer Allee 80, Prenzlauer Berg
Tip 5: Exhibition ‘Auf dem Holzweg’ at the MACHmit! Museum: On the Wood Trail
As the name suggests, this museum offers visitors a hands-on experience.
At the exhibition called ‘On the Wood Trail’, children can learn all about the topic of wood and the forest, as well as the organisms that live there. Smelling pine needles or feeling the texture of different types of wood are just a few examples of what is on offer.
When: Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am – 6 pm
Where: MACHmit! Museum, Senefelder Str. 5, Prenzlauer Berg
Tip 6: Disney On Ice – The Magical Ice Festival
“For every child who believes in itself, there is a princess to prove that anything is possible. Believe in yourself!” Disney fans get their money’s worth at the Magical Ice Festival. Look forward to a breathtaking journey with your favourite characters.
When: 13 – 15 March
Where: Velodrom, Paul-Heyse-Straße 26, Prenzlauer Berg
Tip 7: 1st Big Band Night 2020
From jazz and swing to Afro-Cuban and Brazilian sounds: at the Big Band Night at the Gutshof Britz, a highly varied repertoire awaits you. The Music School Paul Hindemith Neukölln, the Flingstones Bigband, the Neue Welt jazz orchestra and Neukölln’s own Tarab-Chor are all joining the fun. We hope you have a great time!
When: 13 March at 7.30 pm
Where: Britz Palace & Gutshof Britz, Kulturstall, Alt-Britz
Tip 8: Taste of Venezuela Weekend
Immerse yourself in the tastes of Venezuela. This weekend gives you the chance to broaden your culinary horizons and enjoy typical Venezuelan dishes such as arepas, or the traditional pabellón criollo, to get you in the holiday mood. ¡Buen provecho!
When: from 13 March at 3 pm to 15 March at 10 pm
Where: CBS Kitchen & Shop, Weserstraße 168, Neukölln
Tip 9: Köpenicker Kreativmarkt
If you want to expand your creative horizons, this is the place to be. The Köpenicker Kreativmarkt is the perfect opportunity to be inspired by handmade crafts, paintings, graphic design, illustrations, jewellery, ceramics and hand-sewn items. A range of workshops will encourage you to explore your creative side.
When: 14 and 15 March, 11 am – 6 pm
Where: Seelenbinder Ateliers, Seelenbinderstraße 141, Köpenick
Tip 10: The founding of Greater Berlin 1920
In one fell swoop, several towns and small villages merged to form one big city when Greater Berlin was created in 1920. Over the course of the guided tour on the topic of 100 years of Greater Berlin, you will gain a deeper insight into the events of 1920 and learn about how the cities of Charlottenburg and Schöneberg regarded these developments at the time.
When: 15 March, 2 pm – 4.30 pm
Where: In front of the Standesamt Charlottenburg, Alt-Lietzow 28, Charlottenburg
Tip 11: Women’s March reading
At the reading ‘Es muss immer weitergehen’ (Keep going and going) you can listen to fascinating dialogues between women living in the past and the present. This event to mark Women’s March compares how women were viewed then and now, and describes the opportunities women have enjoyed and challenges they have faced over the past 100 years. Among other things, you will also learn about the influence they had on the city’s development.
When: 14 March, 7 pm
Where: Rathaus Schöneberg, Marlene-Dietrich-Saal (cinema screen), Schöneberg