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What is going on in Berlin in 2020

The best events in the German capital

2020 in Berlin is going to be great: There are so many exciting events going to happen that it will be hard to decide which is the best. So we made an infographics for you with all the best events of the whole year. So you get a great overview over each month. It is time to visit Berlin! 

Please note that some events in the overview will not take place due to the current situation, including the Carnival of Cultures (Karneval der Kulturen). Here you will find current information on the situation in Berlin as well as on the planned events.

Infographics of the best Berlin events 2020

With our overview of the whole year it will be very easy for you to find the best Berlin events in 2020 and plan your trip accordingly.

What's going on in Berlin in 2020? Use our infographics to plan your visit to Berlin
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The best events 2020 in Berlin

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Berlin events in January 2020

Berlin Events January 2020
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January 2020 in Berlin

In January there are sports, fashion and food events.

Event tips for January:

  • Fashion Week
  • Green Week
  • Transmediale

Berlin events in February 2020

Berlin Events February 2020
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February 2020 in Berlin

The main event every year in February in Berlin is the International film festival Berlinale. And there will be so many movie stars in town.

Event tips for February:

  • Transmediale
  • Berlinale
  • eat! Berlin
  • Spring Light Festival

Berlin events in March 2020

Berlin Events March 2020
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March 2020 in Berlin

When March has arrived in Berlin spring is not far. The best thing about spring in Berlin? Definitely having your first coffee or ice cream in the sunshine. Or you could take a boat trip through Berlin.

Event tips for March:

  • ITB Berlin has been cancelled
  • MaerzMusik - Festival of Contemporary Music
  • Spring Light Festival
  • Tour boat season opens

Berlin events in April 2020

Berlin Events April 2020
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April 2020 in Berlin

All the thousands of cherry blossoms will bloom in April in Berlin - so pretty you shouldn't miss it! That is the sign that spring is really here.

Event tips for April:

  • Achtung Berlin film festival
  • Festtage der Staatsoper
  • Easter
  • Cherry blossom festival

Berlin events in May 2020

Berlin Events May 2020
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May 2020 in Berlin

In May in Berlin you will dance under the stars enjoying the mild nights. A lot of events are happening now: dance, sports, art and so much more.

Event tips for May:

  • Theatre meeting
  • International Museum Day
  • DFB Cup final
  • Ascension day  
  • Whitsun
  • Carnival of Cultures
  • 75 Years of the End of World War II

Berlin events in June 2020

Berlin Events June 2020
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June 2020 in Berlin

In June summer has arrived in Berlin - so go dancing in the streets at one of the many street festivals or enjoy yourself at one of the many beaches or beach bars in Berlin. 

Event tips for June:

  • Carnival of cultures
  • Whitsun
  • 48 hours Neukölln
  • Staatsoper for all
  • Fête de la Musique
  • Public Viewing - UEFA European Championship

Berlin events in July 2020

Berlin Events July 2020
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July 2020 in Berlin

July is all about LGBTI* pride. The Pride parade and many other events ar happening.

Event tips for July:

  • Public Viewing - UEFA European Championship
  • Classic Open Air
  • Botanical Night
  • Pride Week with the pride parade

Berlin events in August 2020

Berlin Events August 2020
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August 2020 in Berlin

Shooting stars in August: The nights are warm and beautiful. Potsdam shows you its palaces and Berlin its museums.

Event tips for August:

  • Potsdam Night of the Palaces
  • Pyronale
  • Long night of Museums

Berlin events in September 2020

Berlin Events September 2020
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September 2020 in Berlin

September still shows some signs of summer, but also the first signs of autumn. And it is getting sporty: The famous Berlin marathon takes place.

Event tips for September:

  • IFA
  • Giant Kites Festival
  • Berlin Marathon

Berlin events in October 2020

Berlin Events October 2020
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October 2020 in Berlin

In October Berlin is so pretty. During the day because of the autumn colours on the trees and at night because of the light festivals. Take the time to stroll through one of the parks in Berlin.

Event tips for October:

  • Berlin lights
  • Festival of lights
  • Jazzfest

Berlin events in November 2020

Berlin Events November 2020
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November 2020 in Berlin

November is all about the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall. And at the end of the month the christmas season finally starts when the Christmas markets will open.

Event tips for November:

  • Jazzfest
  • Christmas markets
  • Christmas Garden

Berlin events in December 2020

Berlin Events December 2020
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December 2020 in Berlin

Christmas time is here - so December is all about that: Christmas shopping, Christmas markets, Christmas restaurants. On the last day of the year Berlin celebrates big - at the New Year’s Eve party at Brandenburg gate

Event tips for December: