Do not miss the multi-genre music festival Lollapalooza in Berlin this September
- Event: Lollapalooza Berlin
- Date: 7th & 8th September
- Venue: Olympic Stadium and Olympic Park Berlin
The 2-day multi-genre mega worldwide festival is now in its 5th year here in Berlin.
Whether you’re visiting Berlin for the first time during the festival, or want to know how to get there from some of the best accommodation in town, let Capri by Fraser Berlin by your guide to everything Lollapalooza.
It all starts by knowing where to go.
When and where does Lollapalooza Berlin take place?
This year’s Lollapalooza Berlin takes place on the weekend of Saturday the 7th of September and Sunday the 8th of September at Olympic Stadium (Olympiastadion) and Olympic Park, the adjoining equestrian stadium in the west of the city.
How can I get tickets to Lollapalooza Berlin?
Tickets start at 84 euros for an adult day ticket, going up to 149 euros for a 2-day ticket. There are also VIP packages available as well as packages that include transport.
For more information and to book tickets, visit the official site here. Remember, it is important to get your tickets from a verified seller.
Who is on the line up for Lollapalooza Berlin 2019?
Expect to see a diverse mix of artists headlining from Kings of Leon and Swedish House Mafia to Billie Eilish and Twenty One Pilots.
You will also have a chance to catch some budding domestic talent on stages across the festival. At the time of writing, there was one more headliner still to be revealed.
See here for an up to date listing of artists playing across the weekend.
Anything to know about Lollapalooza Berlin before going?
The festival grounds are open to the public from 10 am to 1 am on Saturday, and 10 am to midnight on Sunday.
To get into the festival as quickly as possible, it’s best to leave any bags at home. However, if you need to take a bag with you to carry essentials, be sure to pack it as lightly as you can, as this minimises the wait time for everyone queuing to get checked.
While the festival has advised that due to security measurements in place, backpacks and large bags aren’t allowed, you can bring a belt/hip bag, tote bag or light gym style bag.
As you can imagine, there are quite a few restrictions in place with what exactly you can bring into the festival, for a full list, see here.
How can I get to Lollapalooza Berlin from Capri by Fraser Berlin?
Only a short 15-minute walk from the hotel to Hackescher Markt, the S Bahn (S75) will take you to S Olympiastadion stop in roughly 25 minutes. From there, the stadium is right across the road.
If you want to get there in a hurry and don’t mind a little hopping about, taking the 147 bus from Neumannsgasse stop outside the hotel will get you to Berlin Friedrichstraße station in 7 minutes. From there you can take the S3 to Olympiastadion station in under 30 minutes total travel time.
Expect the subway lines to be busy all weekend.
Where can I find accommodation near Lollapalooza Berlin?
If you are planning to be in Berlin for the festival, why not check out our serviced studio apartments with their own living and kitchen areas. These make the ideal hub, especially if you are planning on attending the festival over the two days. The apartment makes for the perfect place to retire after a day of partying at the stadium.
Can I get a deal on a hotel suite for Lollapalooza Berlin?
If you are planning to attend around the festival, why not check out our offers page for all of the latest deals. We have a great rate for advanced bookings and those staying with us for longer periods.
Don’t forget you can also get the best rate possible on a suite when you book direct.
To find out what other events are taking place in Berlin in September, see our "The most notable events in Berlin in September 2019" blog post.