What to do on the weekend There is a lot going on in the city

A long night in the museums at C/O Berlin. C/O Foundation Berlin, Stephanie von Becker

A long night in the museums

Stroll through Museum Island on a balmy summer evening, or drive to faraway places to visit a gallery at an unusual time, and that’s possible with Long Night of Museums. A large number of museums and exhibition venues in Berlin are open and give visitors the opportunity to experience exhibitions, collections and installations from 6 pm to 2 am. With 70 museums, from the classical cultural temples of Museum Island to an earthen museum, and from the private Samurai Art Museum to the Stasi Museum on Normannenstraße, the nighttime event has a lot to offer again this year.

On the day of the event, admission tickets can be purchased at all participating museums and at the four Long Night of Museums centers. Program at www.lange-nacht-der-museen.de, admission 18 euros, reduced 12 euros

Long night visitors to the museums line up in front of the Altes Museum.  & nbsp;
Visitors to the Long Museums Night line up in front of the Old Museum. dpa

love train

Summer time is the time to celebrate. There is no better place to dance after a musical truck than in Berlin, where the format was invented after all. The Love Parade takes place on Saturday. The concern of the “Love Train” demonstration is to protest more compassion, more charity, and more social commitment. A total of 15 trucks will start operating. The slogan for 2022 is “We make things visible!”.

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As in previous years, the test train starts at the Mauerpark in Prenzlauer Berg. A road along Danziger Strasse leads past Volkspark Friedrichshain to Frankfurter Tor. From there, head west on Frankfurter Allee. The Andreasstraße passes through the Schilling Bridge over the Spree. The train finally leads to Moritzplatz via Köpenicker Strasse and Heinrich-Heine-Strasse. The after-party takes place from 10pm at Ritter Butzke. Start at 1 pm. Mauerpark.

Train of Love 2018 more than ten thousand participants dance in the demo.
Train of Love 2018 more than ten thousand participants dance in the demo. Imago / Christian Mange

Berlin Music Festival kicks off

The Berlin Music Festival begins on Saturday. Various events featuring more than 65 works by 25 composers will be presented until the end of September, performed by more than 20 orchestras, orchestras, lyricists and many soloists from world music life and the musical city of Berlin.

Celebrations at Steinmeier’s “Open Castle Day” on Saturday

On Saturdays, guests at Bellevue Palace await a varied program of music and entertainment. The Federal President will participate in an interim discussion. The festival focuses on initiatives, organizations, and companies that offer volunteer work. In addition, a children’s and youth program, live music, theater performances, debates, sports activities, as well as tours of Bellevue Palace are offered.

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On Friday, Federal President Steinmeier thanked about 1,500 volunteers with a personal invitation to take on social challenges and work with other people. A free ticket is required to participate in the festival. Personal and baggage checks are conducted for security reasons. Wait times at the entrance are expected.

The Return of Tristan Otto: The Dinosaur Gallery

As of August 23, T-Rex Tristan is back. And bring friends with him. They can be seen together for the first time in the new special exhibition “Dinosaurs!” In the Berlin Museum of Natural History.

Pritzer School Enrollment Party

About 35,000 first-year students will start classes in Berlin on Saturday. Reason enough to celebrate. Britzer Park invites new ABC shooters, as well as kids younger and older, to celebrate the big KinderKult Kids Festival. From 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm there will be a colorful graduation party with sports, games and fun at the Lehmdorf play area in Britzer Park. Participation activities, puppet theatre, live music and dance for young and old.

Summer festivals and neighborhood street festivals

Late summer is the best time for outdoor festivals. Several of them will be held this weekend.

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Radio Eins Parkfest continues in Park am Gleisdreieck until 4 September. Jazzkeller69 invites you to a colorful family festival on Saturdays from 3pm in the Hasselwerder Park in Treptow. The Dunckerstrasse Festival is held for the seventh time on Saturday. There’s music, an open-air cinema, a flea market for crafts, theater and exhibitions at the Schöneweider Bridge Festival. The Rummelsberg Bay Water Festival attracts with its school sailing regatta and dragon boat race on Lake Rummelsburg.

food festival

Two street food events will tempt those who love sweets: The Pistachio Street Food Festival is dedicated to the special fruit pistachio, which can be found in both sweet and sour dishes from around the world. At Jules B-Part in Park am Gleisdreieck.

On Sunday, the Hummus Festival invites visitors to try the famous chickpea paste. where? In the Birgit beer garden and beer in the Schleusenufer in Kreuzberg.

Many other events for this weekend in Berlin and Brandenburg are listed here.

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