In addition to the well-known houses with illustrious names such as theFriedrichstadt-Palast, there is also a lively off- and cabaret scene in Berlin.
Stars from all over the world perform in the large halls and arenas, or athletes engage in exciting competitions. The Wuhlheide Open Air in the Parkbühne Wuhlheide with many well-known musicians and bands has long been known beyond the borders of Berlin as a summer highlight.
The Shakespeare theatre Globe Berlin can be found in the Charlottenburg district: Until the construction of the circular theatre building near the Spree is possible, a catwalk-like ring of stacked wooden components of the future Globe serves as an open-air stage.
Revue and Varieté – Entertainment without langua
Share a laugh at the expense of daily insanity at the city’s cabaret shows. Or check out the stunning acrobatics, comedy and small performances in the German capital’s many vaudeville shows and cosier stages.
Anyone expecting a peaceful night out should look elsewhere. The show offers rocking percussion, entertaining comedy, and intense bursts of colour. You even might become part of the show - be surprised and engage while the Blue Men reinvent themselves again and again.
Are you ready for a roller-coaster ride of emotions? The spectacular Chameleon Theater offers an irresistible mix of laughter, amazement and thrills. Here, where Nouveau Cirque is at home in Berlin, you can enjoy acrobatics, music, dance, drama and …
The Sophiensaele earned an invitation to Theatertreffen 1997 with its very first production, Allee der Kosmonauten by Sasha Waltz & Guests and thus established its international reputation. Since then, they have become a mainstay of the independent …
The radialsystem is a genuine magnet for inspiration and culture, where you can experience music, art and dance. Best of all is the large open-air terrace with sun deck. - Certified with Sustainable Tourism Berlin
Wearing costumes appropriate to the period, the Berlin Residence Orchestra presents the finest musical treasures of the 17th and 18th century with a Prussian flair. Listen to the same music that royalty once listened to in the magnificent surroundings of Charlottenburg Palace.
Be there every evening when Berlin’s stages show you love, laughter and sorrow.
High-profile opera or classical music concerts, theatre playswith long traditions or entertainment shows and musicals: there’s a matching venue for any event here.
Berlin’s venues are as diverse as the events they host.
There’s always something going on in Germany’s capital, any time of the day, every day of the year – events, highlights, entertainment and culture. Berlin is 365/24.
Our tips on sports highlights and trade fairs
In Berlin, athletes and fans have the home advantage. Germany’s capital is fan city number one.
There’s hardly another city anywhere in the world that offers so much world-class sport all through the year. Go see a home match by one of Berlin’s major teams: football, handball, basketball, volleyball or ice hockey – take your pick.
Berlin is also a top-league player when it comes to trade fairs and congresses. Major trade fairs like the ITB or the International Green Week attract visitors from all over the world.
Doesn’t matter if soccer or cycling: Guaranteed Fun and Action in Berlins history-charged sport venues!
Berlin is a premier European capital for trade fairs and congresses, with a packed calendar and venues offering outstanding facilities.