Holidays at the Museum
Guided tours, craft lessons, concerts: the Berlin museums are dedicated to celebrating this festive season! Before heading off to the Christmas markets to sample mulled wine and roasted chestnuts, stop off at a nearby museum to visit the collection and participate in one of the many varied workshops being held. Upcoming events include gingerbread house building at the Deutsches Technikmuseum, Christmas Concerts at Schloss Kopenick, and Hanukkah celebrations at the Jewish Museum. For a complete list of activities, please click here.
Hanukkah at the Brandenburg Gate
Come celebrate Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, at the Brandenburg Gate. For eight nights, starting on December 16, a candle will be lit on the largest menorah in Europe. The program includes official greetings, musical performances, a light show and more. Lighting begins at 18:30.
"Silvester" Parties in Berlin
For a thorough list of all the most exciting New Year's Eve parties happening in and around Berlin, please visit: http://www.berliner-silvester.de/
Berlin Children's Choir Merry Christmas Concert -- Dec. 21, 11 a.m.
Come hear the Berlin Children's Choir sing the most-beloved Christmas carols. You will be enchanted by the beautiful voices of children and experience a joyful concert in a gorgeous setting. The concert will be held in the Konzerthaus Berlin. Afterwards, be sure to visit the nearby Gendarmenmarkt Christmas Market. For more information or to buy tickets, please visit this website.
And of course, don't forget about all of the wonderful Christmas Markets going on around town. Visit www.weihnachten-berlin.de for more information about all things holiday in Berlin, and read our last newsletters for even more local holiday activities.