Berlin Highlights in March

As Hertha BSC ride a wave of success, Berlin football fans once more have a visit from the world champions to look forward to. In addition, Berlin is getting ready to greet the arrival of springtime or party with St. Patrick.

Internationale Tourismusbörse (ITB)

The World’s Leading Travel Trade Show (Messe Berlin, 9 – 13 March)

ITB Fair

More than 10,000 exhibitors from 185 countries and all continents – and thanks to the geographical layout, the over 50,000 private visitors to the ITB will have no problems exploring new holiday destinations.

In addition, there will be 115,000 industry visitors and 23,000 participants at the ITB Berlin Convention, which has established itself as the world’s largest and most conceptually unique specialist convention in the travel industry.

#ITB50: „From Berlin With Love“

For the ITB’s 50th birthday, 50 Berliners who travelled to a variety of destinations around the world have collected 50 insider tips in the form of recipes, travel stories and experiences. More information and tips at


St. Patricks’s Day in Berlin

National holiday of Ireland (17 March)

There are approximately 1,000 Irish people in Berlin. The national holiday of the Emerald Isle is celebrated all over the world, not only by the Irish, but by millions in every corner of the globe. There is no parade in Berlin this year, but Irish traditions will be celebrated in the form of green fancy dress, live music, Guinness and Kilkenny. You can find an overview of Irish pubs in Berlin at    

Tip: The Irish pub in the Europa-Center isn’t just a short walk from the hotel, it is also recognised as one of the best Irish pubs in Germany.

St. Patrick’s Day presented in moving images:


Spring Festival at Kurt-Schumacher-Damm

Spring has sprung in Berlin (23 March to 17 April)

Spring Festival at Kurt-Schumacher-DammFunfair rides, diverse culinary offerings and colourful marquees: for four weeks, Berliners and visitors celebrate the arrival of spring on the central fairground. Wednesdays are family days: carousels and rollercoasters are half price, and two of the Saturdays feature spectacular fireworks displays from 10 p.m. Entry is free.

Photo: Schaustellerverband Berlin e.V.


Germany vs England

International football friendly in the Olympic stadium (26 March)

As the official hotel partner of Hertha BSC, the Hotel Palace Berlin is closely linked to the Olympic stadium, but on 26 March, it won’t be Hertha BSC taking the field. Instead, the current world champions receive their counterparts from England for a friendly game between two of the great footballing nations.

For further information on the game and how to get tickets, visit


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