Music and culinary delights in Kreuzberg - every year the area around the Mehringdamm turns into a jazz mecca
Since 1994 Bergmannstraße in Berlin has eaten, drunk, joked and celebrated every summer. The Bergmannstrassfest is a beloved tradition of many Berlin and zugereister Kulturbegeisterter. On several stages visitors can listen to the many artists from Germany and all over the world. At the culturally diverse stalls, everyone will find the culinary and also gifts for the ones who stayed at home in abundance to choose from.
A successful mixture for many tastes
With its variety of musical performances in the historic neighborhood, the Bergmannstrassenfest is one of the most dazzling celebrations in Berlin. It takes place every year in June or July on three days. Then the cars are locked out, the streets are a sea of stalls and stages Kiez transforms into a single cultural mile. The stages will be in 2019 on the Kreuzbergstraße (the Methfesselstraße to Katzbachstraße) in parts of the Großbeeren and Möckernstraße instead. In addition to outstanding jazz artists, visitors can expect much more besides:
- multicultural cooperationvarious
- culinary surprises
- arts and crafts and local traditions
- theater stage with performances for young and old
Discover the Berlin atmosphere
The Bergmannstraßenfest takes place annually on a particularly characteristic pavement. And as colorful as the story is the mix of people, at the festival you will meet music lovers of every generation and every color. On three stages, the performances of over 50 musicians and bands can be enjoyed. Also for children is especially on Saturdays and Sundays much offered. Then, during the daytime performances for every age group are shown on the theater stage, from the Kaspertheater to ballet performances. By the way: the entrance is free everywhere!
The festival's 25th anniversary will feature many classics from the 25-year history of the city's most popular street festival. Look forward to seeing Eb Davis, Roger & The Evolution, Mike Russel, Kat Baloun and one of the final hits Mi Solar.
Celebration joy throughout the weekend
The Bergmannstraßenfest takes place on Fridays to Sundays and transforms the otherwise quite lively neighborhood into a boisterous music mile: On Friday the bands and artists play from 4 to 10 pm, at an advanced hour the Berlin night must be observed in the residential area. On Saturday and Sunday, there will finally be no stopping from 11 am to 10 pm - young and old will meet at the colorful booths.
The public transport is very well developed, you can easily reach the festival location by subway or bus lines 248, N42, N6, M19 and 140. From the subway stations Mehringdamm (U6 and U7), Gneisenaustrasse (U7) and Platz der Airlift (U6) is only a short walk to the festival. As a car driver, you have to adjust to a shortage of parking spaces and blockades of the roads in the area during the three days. Traveling by public transport is therefore recommended.