Berlin Seasonal & holiday activities

Our most recommended Berlin Seasonal & holiday activities

Berlin: Christmas Garden Berlin Entrance Ticket

1. Berlin: Christmas Garden Berlin Entrance Ticket

Explore Berlin Botanical Garden as it is transformed into the Christmas Garden Berlin during the winter season. Enjoy the glimmering lights of the garden in a magnificent Christmassy setting. Discover a variety of light designs, millions of light points, and a unique, magically illuminated winter wonderland. Explore a magical world with family, friends, and colleagues, surrounded by dreamlike soundscapes. After your walk along the trail, warm up by the crackling fire and enjoy winter specialties with a view of the magnificently illuminated Italian garden.

Berlin: Entry Ticket to Christmas at Tierpark

2. Berlin: Entry Ticket to Christmas at Tierpark

"Weihnachten im Tierpark" offers you unique photo motives, playful interaction, romantic scenery and a peaceful Christmas atmosphere. Artful projections and millions of lights immerse the historic Friedrichsfelde Palace in a dazzling setting, creating a unique atmosphere and glittering starry magic in the east of Berlin. Warm up by the crackling fire after your walk along the illuminated trail and enjoy winter specialities with a view of the magnificently lit grounds of Friedrichsfelde Palace. Experience a fairytale evening in Advent with friends and family and let thousands of lights put you in a heavenly Christmas mood.

Berlin: Peter and Anneli's Journey to the Moon Show Ticket

3. Berlin: Peter and Anneli's Journey to the Moon Show Ticket

Celebrate the Advent and winter season with this ticket to a fairytale variety show. Watch your children delight in the fantastical story of Peter and Anneli's Journey to the Moon at Berlin's Wintergarten Variety. Enter the beautiful Wintergarten building and head to your seats. As the lights dim, enjoy a magical show with your children. Watch as this variety show brings together the Berlin children’s circus Springling from CABUWAZI and the 33rd Berlin Fairy Tale Days. Take advantage of the bar and restaurant at the venue and purchase a drink or a snack to enjoy while you watch the show at a comfortable table.

Berlin Dungeon: Entrance Ticket

4. Berlin Dungeon: Entrance Ticket

The Berlin Dungeon takes you on a journey through 800 years of the capital’s history, from medieval times to the 20th century. Experience the true stories of the city’s worst traitors, witches, and serial killers, brought to life by actors, special effects, and authentic 360° sceneries. Uncover the legend of the dreaded White Lady, wander through the Labyrinth of the Hohenzollern, and meet the serial killer Carl Großmann. The highlight is a ride on Berlin’s only freefall tower, Exitus. Take a 12-meter drop into the unknown in total darkness. The newest show is The Curse of the Witch. You’ll find yourself in the depths of the dark dungeon, where the alleged witch Catarina Selchow waits for her condemnation. Will you escape her revenge or will you join her?

Berlin: Christmas Markets & Sightseeing Private Tour by Car

5. Berlin: Christmas Markets & Sightseeing Private Tour by Car

Discover Germany's Christmas markets during the holiday season with a private tour, including transportation between locations. Visit the markets at Gendarmenmarkt, Alexanderplatz, and more, depending on your interests. Sample German sweets and wine while learning about the city's rich history. Perfect for family, friends, or a combination of both, begin your tour of Berlin's Christmas markets with a hotel pick-up in a private car. Along with your local guide, curate and personalize your tour to visit a variety of markets including Alexanderplatz, Gendarmenmarkt, and Potsdamer Platz. At Alexanderplatz, enjoy mulled wine while walking by the Fernsehturm or further to the Rotes Rathaus and Nikolaiviertel. At Gendarmenmarkt, marvel at the French and German churches, savor a cheese ball, or walk to Brandenburg Gate. Nearby at Potsdamer Platz, take a toboggan ride or go ice skating. While driving between locations, listen closely as your guide details fascinating facts about Berlin's history and points out important monuments and locations such as Checkpoint Charlie, Unter den Linden, and Humboldt University. Then it's time to return by car to your hotel and end the tour.

Combo-Ticket: Berlin Dungeon & Madame Tussauds Berlin

6. Combo-Ticket: Berlin Dungeon & Madame Tussauds Berlin

Combine your visit to Berlin Dungeon with a visit to Madame Tussauds Berlin and discover two fascinating attractions. Berlin Dungeon is a uniquely thrilling attraction that will whisk you way back into the city’s most perilous past. See, hear, feel and (ahem) smell the chillingly amusing characters of the 'bad old days' as they come to life before you. Will you lose yourself in fear or in mirth? Don't miss Berlin's unique indoor freefall tower Exitus - are you brave enough to hang out? Then, experience your one-of-a-kind wow moment at Madame Tussauds Berlin. Totally interactive sets, amazing costumes, exciting music and modern techniques let you immerse yourself into the universe of your idols. Your favorite celebrities from history, politics, culture, film, sports, fashion, TV, music and Hollywood are waiting for you across 2 floors. Don't miss the newly designed area "Berlin 100" that guides you through the most iconic moments of the city's past 100 years. Visit Berlin Dungeon first with your combo ticket. Please note: Berlin Dungeon shows are only available in German.

Berlin: 1.5-Hour Winter Lights Tour by Trabi Limousine

7. Berlin: 1.5-Hour Winter Lights Tour by Trabi Limousine

Be enchanted by the festive spirit of wintry Berlin. Drive in a Trabi stretch limousine through the beautifully decorated and illuminated capital and become one of the attractions yourself in the entertaining vehicle. Bring up to 4 friends with you and make yourselves comfortable in the heated Trabi with a glass of sparkling wine. Determine the route yourselves and enjoy the views of the city’s main attractions. See the magic of winter at Gendarmenmarkt, the winter world at Potsdamer Platz, and the Christmas market at Alexanderplatz. In addition, you can also visit other great locations along the way such as the Brandenburg Gate, Schlossplatz, the Nikolaiviertel, Museum Island, and many more.

Berlin: New Year's Eve Pub Crawl with Drinks

8. Berlin: New Year's Eve Pub Crawl with Drinks

Skip waiting in long lines for the club on one of the busiest nights of the year with this Berlin New Years tour. Get on the VIP guestlist at a hot club, two hours of open bar time, complimentary prosecco, and fireworks to start your year off with a bang.  Let your guide show you around Berlin's night life scene on New Years when it is difficult to get into a bar or club. Follow your guide as they navigate this hectic scene for you. Make your way to some of the busiest nightlife areas. Sip on free drinks at an open bar for two hours. Have a glass of bubbly to cheers the New Year. Head to one of the biggest parties in the city at a popular club. Dance it up in the club without worrying about getting in.

Berlin: Residence Orchestra Christmas Concert

9. Berlin: Residence Orchestra Christmas Concert

Easter, the ultimate celebration of life, has moved generations of composers to create inspired works. Once again this year, the Berlin Residence Orchestra is pleased to present a festive and elegant Easter concert in the Great Orangery of Charlottenburg Palace. Musical director Alexandra Rossman has chosen a selection of sensitive, devotional, and celebratory pieces from the pens of G.B. Pergolesi, J.S. Bach and G.F. Handel. Celebrate the spring with an exquisite gala and classical concert at one of the most beautiful locations in the capital city.

Berlin: Stars in Concert Christmas Show Entry Ticket

10. Berlin: Stars in Concert Christmas Show Entry Ticket

Experience talented musicians and singers performing classic rock and pop hits and Christmas classics in the heart of Berlin. Spend a memorable and star-studded evening with a ticket to this entertaining theatrical performance. Head for Berlin's Estrel Show Theater and settle into your seat. Prepared to be wowed by uncanny performers impersonating some of the greats of popular music. Experience first-hand artists that will make you feel like you’re in the presence of real rock legends such as Elvis, Aretha Franklin, and Cher. Hear timeless songs sung live by a cast that impersonates Elton John, Madonna, Bette Midler, and Louis Armstrong. Get further into the festive spirit with their renditions of American Christmas classics. Witness the cast performing a selection of famous seasonal numbers alongside the no. 1 smashes.

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based on 432 reviews

Loved it, the actors and the activity were super fun and I would go again with friends

Such fun! Would highly recommend. Might be a bit too scary for younger children.

Definitely worth the money! Genuine jump scares - the actors were great

Very fast booking, through your app. Always welcome for more activities

Actors were very good and it was very entertaining