Top 5 Things to Do in Berlin in August
Berlin is a vibrant city that comes to life during the summer. In the month of August, there is a multitude of things going on around the city to keep everyone entertained, from festivals to sporting events and concerts, there is never a dull moment in Berlin.
Things to do in Berlin in August:
- International Beer Festival
- European Athletics Championships
- Holi Festival
- Blue Man Group
- Britney Spears
International Beer Festival
Calling all beer lovers, this is the festival for you! On August 3rd to 5th the Berlin International Beer Festival will be celebrating its 22nd birthday and you’re invited. This famed event will take place at Karl-Marx-Allee between Strausberger Platz and Frankfurter and attracts over 800,000 visitors. Each year, the festival hosts a different theme which in the past has been countries such as Czech Republic and Vietnam. Admission is free, so come on down and enjoy beer from around the world as well as food stalls and entertainment, even those who are not too fond of beer are guaranteed to have a great time! Guest of Capri by Fraser can enjoy the handy location of the hotel which is just a 10 minute drive from Karl-Marx-Allee and under 20 minutes by public transport.
European Athletics Championships
Don’t miss out on one of the most anticipated events happening in Berlin this year. On the 7th-12th August, Berlin will host the 24th European Athletic Championships. 1,600 athletes from over 50 nations will come together to compete in the Olympic Stadium. From rowing to triathlons and more the excitement will radiate through the city. Capri by Fraser Berlin is conveniently located just 30-minutes’ drive to the Olympic Stadium and can easily be reached by public transport which takes approximately 40 minutes. After a long day of spectating competitions, retire to Capri by Fraser for a delicious meal at Kaffee Karamell where you can delve into delicious European dishes.
Join in on the celebration of colour as Holi festival is celebrated in Berlin. The traditional Indian festival comes to Berlin to celebrate summer as crowds are illuminated in colour from dry powder paint which is thrown into the air. Taking place on August 18th, DJs and live musicians perform as the electric atmosphere spreads amongst attendees. This unique experience is one that should not be missed! After the festival, return to Capri by Fraser Berlin to shower away the colourful paint and enjoy the home comforts of your serviced apartment.
Blue Man Group
Ideal for families or groups, Blue Man Group is a showstopping spectacle that shouldn’t be missed! Known around the world, this celebrated performance now takes to the stage in Berlin and is taking audiences by storm. A combination of music and art, it exhibits a peculiar yet impressive display of entertainment. Going to see Blue Man Group will not disappoint and is something people of all ages will enjoy. The show takes place Tuesday-Sunday at the Stage Bluemax Theater which is a short 10-minute drive from Capri by Fraser Berlin. Those who wish to take in the sights of the city by foot can reach the theatre in just 30-minutes.
The queen of pop is taking her Las Vegas residency show on the road with a summer world tour. Britney will be taking to the stage at the Mercedes-Benz Arena Berlin on 6th August with her Piece of Me tour where she will wow crowds with her smash hits such as ‘Baby One More Time’, ‘Slave for You’ and ‘Toxic’. You’re in for a treat as Britney always stuns her audiences with elaborate costumes and dramatic stage sets to put on an extravaganza. Before heading out to the show, enjoy a couple of cocktails at the Drinx bar located on the lobby level of Capri by Fraser Berlin.
During your visit to Berlin this August, you will not be short of things to do. Whether you enjoy festivals, museums or sight-seeing, the list of activities to keep you busy is endless!