Free Walking Tour Berlin

When: Every day 10am & 12pm every day
Where: The meeting point is in front of the ehemaliges Kaiserliches Postfuhramt Berlin, Oranienburger Straße, 10117 Berlin, Germany, next to the entrance.
Price: Free

Discover Berlin’s Festivals: Where Culture Meets Celebration!

by | Mar 7, 2024 | Walking Tour

Are you ready to dive into Berlin’s vibrant festival scene? From music to food to cultural celebrations, Berlin has it all! In this walking tour, we will guide you through the city’s biggest and most exciting festivals, giving you a taste of the rich culture and community spirit that makes Berlin a festival-goer’s paradise. So put on your walking shoes and let’s explore the festival highlights!

1. The Berlinale

The Berlinale is one of the world’s most prestigious film festivals, showcasing the finest international films from various genres. Held annually in February, it attracts both established filmmakers and emerging talent. With screenings, red carpet events, and Q&A sessions, the festival offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of cinema. Don’t forget to check out the Berlinale Palast, the festival’s main venue, and keep an eye out for the coveted Golden and Silver Bear awards!

2. Karneval der Kulturen

Celebrated in May, Karneval der Kulturen is a vibrant multicultural festival that honors the diverse communities that call Berlin home. The festival features colorful parades, live music, dance performances, and a wide array of international food stalls. Explore the bustling streets of Kreuzberg, where the festival takes place, and let the infectious energy of the event sweep you away. Karneval der Kulturen is a true celebration of unity and diversity.

3. Fête de la Musique

On June 21st, Berlin transforms into a city-wide concert stage for Fête de la Musique. This annual music festival originated in France and has grown into a global phenomenon. Musicians of all genres – from classical to electronic to indie – perform on street corners, in parks, and at various venues throughout the city. The best part? All performances are free, so you can enjoy the music without breaking the bank!

4. Christopher Street Day Parade

June is also the month for Berlin’s Christopher Street Day Parade, a colorful celebration of LGBTQ+ pride and equality. The parade, filled with vibrant floats, music, and dancing, marches through the streets of Berlin, spreading love, inclusion, and awareness. Whether you identify as LGBTQ+ or simply want to show your support, joining the Christopher Street Day Parade is an unforgettable experience that promotes unity and acceptance.

5. Oktoberfest Berlin

Inspired by the famous Munich Oktoberfest, Berlin hosts its own version of this traditional German beer festival. From September to October, the festival grounds come alive with merry fairground rides, live music, and, of course, a vast selection of delicious beer and traditional Bavarian food. Put on your lederhosen or dirndl and join the cheerful crowds as you embrace the German spirit of Gemütlichkeit!

6. Christmas Markets

The holiday season in Berlin is incomplete without exploring the enchanting Christmas markets. From late November until Christmas Eve, the city transforms into a winter wonderland with countless markets scattered across its streets and squares. Sip on mulled wine, indulge in gingerbread cookies, and browse through stalls filled with crafts, ornaments, and unique gifts. The Christmas markets offer a magical experience that will ignite your holiday spirit!


Berlin’s festivals are a testament to the city’s thriving cultural scene and its welcoming, diverse community. From film to music to pride, each festival represents a unique facet of Berlin’s identity and provides an opportunity to celebrate, connect, and experience something new. So, whether you’re a film aficionado, a music lover, or simply someone who enjoys immersing themselves in different cultures, Berlin’s festivals are sure to leave you feeling inspired and filled with memories to cherish.

Thank you for reading. If you're inspired by the stories of Berlin and want to delve deeper, why not join us on our Free Berlin Walking Tour? It's a wonderful way to immerse yourself in the city's rich history and vibrant culture. We look forward to welcoming you soon.



  • 3.5 hours walking tour
  • Berlin’s major highlights
  • Brandenburg Gate
  • Reichstag and Berlin Wall
  • Historical sites

Free Walking Tour Berlin

When: Every day 10am & 12pm every day
Where: The meeting point is in front of the ehemaliges Kaiserliches Postfuhramt Berlin, Oranienburger Straße, 10117 Berlin, Germany, next to the entrance.
Price: Free