Arts and Culture

Sparkling lights at Christmas time: This is where Berlin shines most beautifully

The capital is wrapped in a glittering and shining robe every year from mid-November. Berliners and visitors alike are put into a joyful Christmas mood with Christmas trees, fairy lights and luminous figures.

"Christmas Garden" transforms the Botanical Garden in Berlin into a luminous fairytale landscape with all sorts of light games, dream forests and 3D luminous figures.
When: November 19, 2021 - January 9, 2022
Where: Botanical Garden, Berlin-Lichterfelde

The largest zoo in Europe is bathed in Christmas light with “Christmas in the Tierpark”. The historic Schloss Friedrichsfelde is a highlight of the glowing tour through the zoo.
When: November 17, 2021 - January 9, 2022
Where: Tierpark Berlin, Berlin-Friedrichsfelde

On the open-air site of the “Dark Matter” exhibition, “Winterlights” spread a Christmas atmosphere with a large-format light and sound installation. 200  trees of different sizes are illuminated with 80,000 LEDs in the audio-visual show and transform the area into a surging Christmas forest.
When: November 17, 2021 - December 23, 2021
Where: Outside area of the “Dark Matter” exhibition, Berlin-Rummelsburg

Many other venues and information about the necessary corona protective measures are also available here.