Events in Berlin

Exciting exhibitions, exclusive events, awe-inspiring architecture, voguish venues, sophisticated shops ... Berlin is always an experience, especially in the pleasant autumn time or for a change of scenery come winter. Let the ARCOTEL City Lexicon tell you what you shouldn’t miss this season.


From 11 to 20 October, the German capital will host the 15th edition of the Festival of Lights. This is your chance to admire the city’s landmarks, streets and squares shrouded in magical light. The free festival can be easily combined with a walk through town or comfortably explored on a city tour. Discover the city by bus, by ship on the Spree, by bike taxi through the city centre and even by limousine or horse-drawn carriage.


Every Friday from 12 July to 27 December, ladies enjoy free admission to the Soda Club with complimentary drinks until 1 o’clock. A mix of R&B, urban dance, electro, crossover and millennium awaits on six different floors.


Winterwelt am Potsdamer Platz is more than just a Christmas market – it’s a paradise for winter sports on a budget. If you bring your own skates, you can glide over Europe’s second largest ice rink for free. If you don’t, you can rent a pair for a modest fee.


The German Spy Museum promises unique insights into the shadowy realm of espionage. Visitors will be provided with state-of-the-art technology to uncover the sophisticated and sometimes bizarre methods used by secret agents and intelligence agencies. Who knows more about you: Stasi, NSA, Facebook or Paypal?

VIVID Grand Show

The world's largest Theatre Stage features more than 100 artists wowing their audiences at the VIVID Grand Show until 30 May 2020. With spectacular acrobatics and breathtaking choreographics, the performers deliver a declaration of love to life. The New York Times recommends the Friedrichstadt Palast as a must-see for every visitor to Berlin. Get your tickets now!


Magic Minigolf fuses a variety of games that everyone knows with miniature golf. Open until 31 March, the minigolf labyrinth delivers a personal adventure for groups of up to 40 people. An experience to enjoy with friends, family or co-workers.


Europe's largest tropical Holiday World is open 24/7 all year round. The many attractions include Germany’s largest indoor rainforest and highest water slide tower, guaranteed to put you in a holiday mood! Foodies will love the twelve restaurants, bars and lounges.


The Market hall Neun is always worth a visit. As a centre of life in Kreuzberg, the venue has set itself the goal of showing how you can eat differently and shop differently in the city. Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays there is a traditional weekly market with a tempting selection of foods to choose from.