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Weekend tips 1. – 3. 3. 19

Berlin's weekend start into March.

 Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin in the evening
Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin in the evening ©

Berlin starts into March. On this first weekend exhibitions, theatre, delicious food events, art and comedy will take place and you have no reason to get bored. Look forward to an eventful weekend ahead of you. We'll tell you the 11 best events in Berlin in our weekend tips.

Tip 1: One last time eat! Berlin - The Gourmet Festival

Streetfood ©, Foto: Rus 32

You can take a last bite of the culinary delicacies on the last weekend of the eat! Berlin. For ten days the Food Festival takes place in the capital. The latest trends in cuisine are created, presented and of course tasted by the guests. So be there and spoil your taste buds.

When: different events
Where: various places in Berlin

More information about eat! Berlin

Tip 2: Dance Me to the End of Love. Dream Weddings

Flowers as table decoration for wedding celebrations
Table decorated with flowers at a wedding © Getty Images, Foto: Ivan Olianto

The exhibition of the Museum of European Cultures focuses on the most beautiful day in life. Here you can explore (wedding) dreams and discover the diversity of dreams among people of different ages, religions, professions and nationalities. Dream with us at the interactive exhibition.

When: 2 March, 10 a.m.
Where: Museum of European Cultures, Arnimallee 25, Zehlendorf

More information about dream weddings

Tip 3: Amjad Comedy

Comedy cabaret stage in Berlin
Stage cabaret & comedy © Getty Images, Foto: Trodler

Spread laughter - avoid fear that' is the title of stand-up comedian Amjad's solo tour. The Palestinian won the SWR 3 Comedy Award 2018 as well as the Hamburg Comedy Award 2019 and is considered a great talent of the stand-up comedy scene. Look forward to a funny Saturday evening where the differences between German and Arab culture are not taken too seriously.

When: 2. March, 8 p.m - 10:30 p.m
Where: Comedyclub Kookaburra, Schönhauser Allee 184, Prenzlauer Berg

More information about Amjad Comedy

Tip 4: Exhibition opening MANTEGNA and BELLINI - Masters of the Renaissance

Gemäldegalerie at Kulturforum in Berlin
Inside the Gemäldegalerie © visitBerlin, Foto: Pierre Adenis

On 1 March the exhibition of works created by Andrea Mantegna and Giovanni Bellini opens its doors. The two Renaissance artists, who are brothers-in-law, mutually influenced each other in their artistic existence, and now you can admire all their paintings and drawings in the Gemäldegalerie (Picture Gallery).

When: Exhibition start: March 1st, 2nd, 3rd, as well as other dates.
Where: Gemäldegalerie, Matthäikirchplatz 4, Tiergarten

More information about MANTEGNA and BELLINI

Tip 5: Brunch at the castle

gedeckter Frühstückstisch
© Getty Images, Foto: juefraphoto

gedeckter Frühstückstisch

On Sunday morning you can relax and start your day with an idyllic brunch at Schloss Biesdorf. With cake, coffee, fresh bread, homemade yoghurt, muesli or waffles, no breakfast wish will be denied. And after the most delicious meal of the day, the castle park invites you to take a leisurely stroll.
Please make a reservation.

When: 3 March, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: Biesdorf Castle, Alt-Biesdorf 55 A, Marzahn

More information about Schloss Brunch

Tip 6: A Summer Night's Dream - Astor Piazolla

Komische Oper in Berlin
Komische Ope in Berlin © visitBerlin, Foto: Wolfgang Scholvien

With an extraordinary mixture of Tango and Shakespeare, the singers and dance couples, led by Per Ane Glorvigen, present the music of Astor Piazollas. With Katharina Thalbach as storyteller, the audience will be enchanted by a A Summer Night's Dream, Shakespeare's comedy with a South American touch on stage at the Komische Oper Berlin.

When: 1 March, 7:30 p.m.; 3 March, 7 p.m.
Where: Komische Oper Berlin, Behrenstraße 55-57, Mitte

More information about Summer Night's Dream

Tip 7: Sigurd Rompza – Sehstücke

Visit of an art gallery
Visit of an art gallery © Getty Images, Foto: JGI/Tom Grill

Works of concrete art? This weekend is your last chance! You can admire the extraordinary sculptures and objects created by the artist Sigurd Rompza one last time in the exhibition "Sehstücke" on the last day of the exhibition before the doors are closed.

When: 1 - 2 March, 2 - 6 p.m.
Where: Saarländische Galerie – Europäisches Kunstforum, Charlottenstraße 3, Kreuzberg

More information about Sigurd Rompza

Tip 8: Allee der Kosmonauten on stage of Volksbühne Berlin

Volksbühne Berlin
Theater Volksbühne © Volksbühne

Dancing at the Volksbühne Berlin. A piece conceived jointly by the well-known choreographer Sasha Waltz and the dancers illuminates the everyday pitfalls of living together. The emotions of a three-generation family are embodied by dancing in the rooms of a prefab apartment. You can look forward to a unique choreography that will surprise you.

When: 2 March, 8 p.m.; 3 March, 6 p.m.
Where: Volksbühne - Grand House, Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Mitte

More information about Allee der Kosmonauten

Tip 9: Orchid blossom 2019 in the Biosphäre Potsdam

Biosphäre in Potsdam in summer
Biosphäre in Potsdam © Biosphaere Potsdam, Foto: Merkau

Orchids everywhere. A sea of orchids in all imaginable colours and shapes welcomes you to the biosphere in Potsdam. With a guided tour and various workshops you will learn more about the tropical rainforests. Afterwards you will follow the jungle paths and discover the famous and rare species of the Queen of Flowers.

When: 1 March, 9 a.m.; 2 & 3 March, 10 a.m.
Where: Biosphere Potsdam, Georg-Hermann-Allee 99, Potsdam

More information about Orchid Blossom 2019

Tip 10: The last picture. Photography and Death in C/O Berlin

C/O Berlin - Photographies
C/O Berlin - Photographies © C/O Berlin, Foto: David von Becker

In "The last picture" death is the subject of over 400 exhibition pieces. Photographs from scientific, journalistic and private photography are presented alongside the works of well-known artists such as Gerhard Richter and many others. Moving images about mortality.

When: 3 March, 11 a.m.
Where: C/O Berlin (in the Amerika Haus), Hardenbergstraße 22, Charlottenburg

More information about The Last Picture

Tip 11: C2C: Country to Country, Country Music Festival

Acoustic guitar
Acoustic guitar © Getty Images, Foto: g-stockstudio

C2C this weekend is definitely a must for all fans of country music. After London, Glasgow and Dublin, Europe's biggest country festival is now taking place in our capital. Two days of music are waiting for you in the Berlin Verti Music Hall.

When: 2 - 3 March
Where: Verti Music Hall, Mercedes Platz, Friedrichshain

More information about C2C

For even more information about what’s on, you can always check our day-by-day tips on Berlin’s biggest event calendar.

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lost her heart to Berlin on her very first trip. New to the city and fascinated by all the endless possibilities, she is particularly impressed by the mix of cultures, the variety of good, exotic food and the "everything is possible-feeling" of the metropolis. A glass of wine on the roof terraces of Berlin and enjoying the sunset - her personal definition of Berlin happiness.


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