Berlin highlights in October

We can’t always promise a golden autumn, but one thing is for sure – this October, Berlin will once more be illuminated with a very special kind of light.

Day of German Unity

... for everyone

Fest zum Tag der deutschen Einheit (Day of German Unity, 2 - 4 October, Brandenburg Gate)

The Day of German Unity is a celebration for the whole family, with street theatre, music, comedy, choirs, folk music and a wide range of gastronomical delights. On the 25th anniversary of unification, annual events will take place all around the Brandenburg Gate.


Berlin leuchtet / Berlin illuminates

... for illuminating illumination, part I

Berlin illuminates (2 - 18 October, Berlin)


At the ‘Berlin leuchtet’ festival, light artists put the city’s buildings in the limelight using spectacular lights and projections. This year, seven tram stations will also be included in the event, which stretches from Alexanderplatz across a large part of the city, in particular the districts of Mitte-Tiergarten, Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf and Steglitz-Zehlendorf.

Bar Convent Berlin - Drinks trade fair

... for quiet connoisseurs

Bar Convent Berlin: Drinks trade fair (6 - 7 October, Station Berlin)


Since its foundation in 2007, Bar Convent Berlin has become one of the leading international trade fairs for the bar and drinks industry. Over two days, the who’s who of the German and European bar and beverage industry meet in Berlin to network, find out about new innovations, and to attend seminars.

... for illuminating illumination, part II

Festival of Lights (9-18 October, Berlin)

For the last 10 years, the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS in October has transformed Berlin into a world of light art. International light artists use brilliant projections, 3-D video mapping and light installations to present their messages, themes and ideas.

Long Night of the Families

... for wide-awake families

 Long Night of the Families (10 October, Berlin)

After-supper night walks through forests; evening tours through parks, churches and museums; workshops in university laboratories; technical and artistic workshops and cooking with nightshades: 152 diverse surprises await the night owls, young and old, at the Family Night Berlin between 5 p.m. and midnight on 10 October 2015.



© Tag der Deutschen Einheit - "Bundesarchiv Bild 183-1990-1003-400, Berlin, deutsche Vereinigung, vor dem Reichstag" by Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-1990-1003-400 / Grimm, Peer / CC-BY-SA 3.0. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 de via Wikimedia Commons -,_Berlin,_deutsche_Vereinigung,_vor_dem_Reichstag.jpg
© Berlin leuchtet - Fotoagentur Baganz
© Bar Convent Berlin 2014 - Gili Shani

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