May in Berlin: Events, Highlights & Tips

Art, sports, theater and much more - experience the capital in May according to your wishes. Be enchanted by the cultural diversity of Berlin. Ready to get started?

Conference of the German Dermatological Society

From the 1st to the 4th of May the 50th German Dermatological Society will be held in the City-Cube Berlin. Plenary sessions with outstanding speakers on new developments will be complemented by workshops, seminars and courses on practical aspects of dermatology.


Theater meeting

The Theater meeting will open on 3rd May and will bring together extraordinary productions, outstanding artists, new theater texts and exciting discussion partners in Berlin. Which themes, aesthetics and emphases shape the theater of the present?


XJazz Festival 2019

This year, the XJazz will take place in Berlin from 8th to 12th May 2019. Kreuzberg and its many concert halls, pubs, churches and other venues will become the jazz center of Europe for five days. Kate Tempest, Nneka, Sepalot Quartet, Rymden, The Bad Plus and Omer Klein Trio and other artists will attend.


Gin Tastings in our House of Gin

Immerse yourself in the world of gin! Learn everything about the history, place of origin, manufacturer, production and the individual character of the aromatic drops. On May 18th, try three different gin varieties and get your taste. Experience flavors and delights in the unique House of Gin.


Gin & Tea Time

You do not get enough of gin? How about our Gin & Tea Time at the House of Gin ?! Every Sunday in May, between 4 and 6 pm, we will treat you to a Star of Bombay Gin Tonic, a gin cocktail (homemade with green tea / mashass syrup) plus a hot drink of your choice and a small water (0.25 l). Drinks are served with a tavern with treats: tartare and mini burgers from our beef 45 restaurant, homemade scones with gin jam, gin chocolates and much more.


Creative Sense Party @ House of Gin

Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Bombay Sapphire and the House of Gin on Friday, May 24th. Experience live music from 9.30pm in our stylish House of Gin and spend a creative evening with us that will appeal to all your senses.


Berlin E-Prix 2019

Fans of the electric racing series Formula E can look forward to the Berlin E-Prix on the grounds of the former Tempelhof Airport again this year. The special feature of this year: Due to a schedule collision with the DFB Cup Final, the Berlin E-Prix will be distributed for the first time on two days: 24th and 25th May


DFB Cup final

The DFB Cup final 2019 already casts its shadow. On May 25th - of course in Berlin - the men's cup final will take place. From initially 64 teams meet in the state capital, the two lucky winners of the semifinals. We will also be there and provide cold drinks from our beer car - so cheering is just more fun.


BBQ evening

On May 31, enjoy our BBQ night, all you can eat and beer all you can drink. The buffet offers something for every taste.



Classic music, new movies and Berlin art are on the program in April:

7 April 2019 Half-Marathon Berlin

9-11 April 2019 DMEA

10-17 April 2019 achtung berlin – new berlin film award 2019

12-22 April 2019 Festtage der Staatsoper

21 April 2019 Easter Brunch at Hotel Palace Berlin

26-28 April 2019 Gallery Weekend



Hotel Palace Berlin‘s BBQ events start in May; in addition, we offer jazz, football and Formula E:

1-4 May 2019 50th DDG Convention

3-19 May 2019 56th Theatertreffen

8-12 May 2019 XJAZZ

21-23 May 2019 CWIEME

24 May 2019 BBQ @ Hotel Palace Berlin

25 May 2019 DFB Cup Final

25 May 2019 FIA Formula E

29 May-1 June 2019 Diabetes Convention



Celebrate the joy of life at Carnival of Cultures and Fête de la Musique in June:

7-10 June 2019 Carnival of Cultures

17 June 2019 Happy Birthday, beef 45!

17-21 June 2019 14th IFSSH & 11th IFSHT Triennial Congress

18-20 June 2019 Stage|Set|Scenery

21 June 2019 Fête de la Musique

27-29 June 2019 Senology Convention

29 June 2019 Berliner Philharmoniker @ Waldbühne

tbd Velothon Berlin

every Friday in June BBQ @ Hotel Palace Berlin



Crazy outfits and spectacular styles will be presented at both the Berlin Fashion Week and the CSD in July:

2-6 July 2019 Berlin Fashion Week

4 July 2019 BBQ @ Hotel Palace Berlin

4-8 July 2019 Classic Open Air

17-20 July 2019 WCBCT

27 July 2019 Christopher Street Day

every Friday in July (except 5 July) BBQ @ Hotel Palace Berlin



Relax under the fireworks of Pyronale or while eating delicious meat in August:

30-31 August 2019 Pyronale

30 August-19 September 2019 Musikfest Berlin

every Friday in August BBQ @ Hotel Palace Berlin



In September, IFA presents the latest inventions, and the marathon may present a new world record:

1 September 2019 International Stadium Festival ISTAF

6-11 September 2019 IFA Berlin

7-8 September 2019 Lollapalooza Berlin

11-15 September 2019 Berlin Art Week

24-27 September 2019 CMS 19

28 September-2 October 2019 ESICM

29 September 2019 46th BMW Berlin-Marathon



Berlin lights up in October while international bartenders shake their best drinks:

6-9 October 2019 EPCA

7-9 October 2019 Bar Convent Berlin

11-14 October 2019 DGHO Convention

31 October-3 November 2019 JazzFest Berlin

tbd Berlin leuchtet & Festival of Lights



Early Christmas shopping can be done at Bazaar Berlin in November, and the Christmas market season begins:

6-10 November 2019 Bazaar Berlin

9 November 2019 Long Night of Hotelbars at House of Gin

as of 25 November 2019 Christmas Markets in Berlin

27-30 November 2019 DGPPN Convention



Spend a cosy afternoon at our Advent Brunch before the busy Christmas season begins:

1 December 2019 Advent Brunch at Hotel Palace Berlin

24 December 2019 Merry Christmas!

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