Is your child tired of school? Getting up early, sitting still for hours, doing homework in the afternoon and studying for exams? Concept. Read here what the capital has to offer children and families during the Easter holiday (April 9-24).
Spring pool via Pritzer Garten: At four different stations, rally participants learn exciting things about baby animals and their behavior in the spring. When: April 12, 9:30am-4pm Where: Britz Outdoor Lab, Buckower Damm Cost: €8
Mini golf in elander: Hole in the middle of the park on 18 trails, take a break in the sunbathing lawn or conquer the big climbing frame – that’s what vacation relaxation is like! When: daily from 11 am to 8 pm. Venue: Munsterdamm 92 Cost: 3€/children, 4€/adults.
Skiing at Mellowpark: In the 60,000-square-meter park, BMX coaches, skateboarders, and inline skaters can part with the steam. Appropriate equipment can be rented on site for a fee. When: Daily from 12 noon to 8 pm. Venue: An der Wuhlheide 250 Cost: €3
outdoor story: In the museum village of Düppel, there are guided tours on topics related to the Middle Ages during the holidays. Explains how soap can be made. There are also historical children’s games and magic in the fairytale tent with the fairy witch Silberzweig or the witch Astor Ytellar. When: April 9-24 (excluding Easter holidays), 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Venue: Clauertstraße 11 Costs: up to 18 free, €5 / adult
Spreewald Egg Art: In their traditional Sorbian costume, the women of Spreewald show children in a fairytale hut decorated for spring how they can decorate Easter eggs using the traditional wax etching technique. When: April 9-16, Monday through Thursday 1pm-5pm, Friday through Sunday. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Venue: Späth’sche Baumschulen, Späthstraße 80/81 Costs: Participation is free, only materials costs
FEZ . timesIn the exclusive economic zone, there is a treasure hunt on the Easter holiday, Easter eggs can be dyed, jewelry can be made, and pony carts and wagons can be driven. When: 15-18 April from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Where: Haus Natur und Umwelt in the FEZ Berlin, An der Wuhlheide 169 Costs: 2 to 5.50 euros for individual activities
Easter crafts: At Ökowerk Berlin kids can make Easter bunnies, Easter nests, Easter gifts, Easter decorations and more. Registration at email@example.com Date: 15.4. 1:30pm-3pm, 3:30pm-5pm Venue: Teufelsseechaussee 22 Costs: €3/reduced, €4/adult, €2 for materials
Catch Easter eggs in straws: The Easter Bunny and his wife visit the outdoor laboratory in Britz on Easter Sunday. They hid the eggs in the straw – which makes the search even more fun. When: April 17, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Where: Britz External Laboratory, Sangerhauser Weg 1, free of charge
Knight Festival: In Spandau Castle there is a knight’s camp with knight tournaments and a night fire show on the Easter holidays. When: April 16-18, 10am-8pm Where: Juliusturm 64. Costs: €6/recommend €12/adult.
cosmetic research: Do bath bombs explode? How is the cream made? Vacation seekers 10 or older can get to the bottom of these and other questions in the “Beauty Chemistry” workshop. When: April 19-22, 10am-12:30pm Where: Yellow Villa, Wilhelmshöhe 10, free
Colorful Cherry Blossom Festival: With hanami, the Japanese word for the cherry blossom festival, the gardens of the world ring in season. Artists from Japan, China and Korea perform traditional dances and music in traditional costumes, there is a kimono fashion show, manga, anime and dragon characters are revived, accompanied by loud drumming and martial arts, chasing winter. When: April 9/10, 12 noon to 5 pm. Venue: Blumberger Damm 44 Cost: 3€/booking, 7€/adults.
ice ice baby: When the spring sun is shining, ice cream is a must. Of course, it also tastes good at home, but going to their favorite ice cream parlour is always something special for the kids. The city’s gourmets are arguing about the best place to taste ice cream. It does not matter what age children are – the main thing is that they are sweet, snow-cool and preferably colored sprinkles!
Play and more At Kolle 37, children aged 6-16 can build huts, weave baskets, grow an herb garden and much more. When: Monday to Friday. 1 m – 6 m. Where: Kollwitzstraße 35, free
High in the Jump House: Do you really want to exercise even in rainy weather? This is possible in the largest trampoline hall in the city: on an area of 4,000 square meters with a total of 11 attractions, there is a lot of movement and fun. Brand new: Sky Ninja – 11m climbing track with a slide through the hall. When: daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Miraustraße 38 Cost: from 14.90 euros
horse power: On Easter Sunday, the season opener is celebrated at the Hoppegarten Racecourse – including a varied program for children and families. When: 17.4. From 10:30 am Where: Rennbahnallee Costs: Free admission up to 12 years old Teens 50% of the ticket price (from 15 euros)
spring noise: More than 50 virtuous people set up their attractions for the successful hype at the Berlin Spring Festival in Kurt Schumacher Damme. The highlight is the London-style ferris wheel, which offers a special view of the hustle and bustle. When: Until April 24, daily from 2pm to 10pm, closed on Good Friday. Venue: Central exhibition grounds in Kurt-Schumacher-Damm Costs: Free admission
Play and feast in the lake: Even if the weather isn’t ripe for a shower, a vacation trip to Wannsee is well worth it. First walk, then stop at Wannsee Terraces. Parents can enjoy the sunset with pasta and wine, and kids can enjoy the last-day holiday card at the adjacent playground. When: Tuesday – Sunday. From 12 pm Where: Wannseebadweg 35
“Bella, Boss and Polly”: Seven-year-old Bella moved in. No one asked if she wanted it. She doesn’t like the new apartment, she doesn’t like the new school nor her friends either. Then she met Victor, nicknamed Boss, whose parents forgot to pick him up from school. And Bulli, who doesn’t seem to have a home at all. At first, the three kids find it rather annoying, but then…when:11.-13.4. 10. Venue: Grips Theatre, Altonaer Straße 22 Cost: €7 / compressed, €12 /adult.
On the way with the park railway: From Good Friday to Easter, the park railway passes through Wuhlheide. A steam locomotive is planned to be used in the afternoons. When: April 15-18, schedule at www.parkeisenbahn.de Where: Start at Parkeisenbahn main station, An der Wuhlheide 189, Cost: from €3.50
Easter fire: Spring is celebrated on Easter Saturday at Wendenschloss lido – with treasure hunts, face painting, music, delicacies and finally an Easter party that includes a fire show. When: 16.4. 12 pm – 8 pm. Venue: Möllhausenufer 30 free