The Lesbigay Street Festival takes over the Schöneberg rainbow village around Nollendorfplatz for one long weekend of bands, food, info booths and partying.
The world’s stars and starlets, directors and critics, invade in February for Berlin’s glamorous international film festival.
People of every sexual orientation paint the town pink at one of Europe’s biggest gay-pride parades and parties.
Sweat it out with the other 40,000 runners or just cheer ’em on during one of the world’s biggest and most prestigious street races.
This top-rated jazz festival has doo-wopped in Berlin since 1964 with performances by fresh and big-time talent held around town.
Pick up shimmering ornaments or indulge in potent mulled wine at dozens of Yuletide markets held throughout the city in the lead up to Christmas.
Organized by the KW Institute for Contemporary Art, this biennial curated art festival explores international trends and invites newcomers to showcase their work around town for about eight weeks in summer.
Twice a year, in January and in July, international fashion folk descend on the city to present or assess next season’s threads. See the website for events that are open to the public.
Who needs Oktoberfest when you can have the ‘world’s longest beer garden’? As the bands play on, pick your poison from some 340 breweries representing 90 countries with over 2000 beers along 2.2km of Karl-Marx-Allee…
The biggest gay fetish event in Europe brings a global roster of buff dudes out for nonstop partying from Thursday until Sunday.