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What to Do in Berlin in February

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In this post, we provide a list of fun and entertaining things to do in Berlin during the month of February, updated for 2022. We cover a variety of different activities, attractions, events, festivals and more.


TOP 10 EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO IN FEBRUARY

This top 10 list will help you find the best concerts, events, and attractions to see during February.

You can find even more ideas on our other popular Berlin posts:

Be sure to check out our tours in Berlin post for activities at any time of year.


1) Go to a Concert

No matter what time of year it is, Berlin always seems to attract some of the best musical performers in the world.

Find all the concerts in Berlin here


2) Attend a Football Match or Hockey Game

February in Berlin sees both of their football (soccer) clubs playing home games. If you're a fan of either Hertha BSC or FC Union, there will be at least two opportunities to see live games this month.

Football

You can find all the sporting events in Berlin here.


3) See Hans Zimmer Perform Live

If you're a film buff, chances are you're quite familiar with the work of Hans Zimmer. He has composed the musical scores for some of the most beloved movies of the last 30-40 years!

While some of his most recent work can be heard in films such as Dune and Wonder Woman 1984, some of his most popular work came in the 90s with films like The Lion King and The Thin Red Line.

Fans of his work won't want to miss this golden opportunity to see him orchestrate some of his best music in front of a live audience on February 15th at the Mercedes-Benz Arena.

Purchase tickets or learn more.


4) Take a Walking Tour

Berlin is a fascinating city, with so much history, architecture, and culture to explore. February is a great time to take a walking tour to learn more about Germany's capital city.

Here are some of the most popular tour options available:

Most of the tours are pay-what-you-like, which means you don't need to pay upfront. After the tour, simply decide how much it was worth to you.

We also offer completely free self-guided tours, such as the Jewish Berlin Tour and East Berlin tour.


5) See a Variety Show

Although there won't be any major musicals in Berlin this month, there are a lot of interesting variety shows you'll have an opportunity to see, each including live music and theatrical performances.

Here are some of the best options for February 2022:


6) Celebrate Valentine's Day

If you're looking for some romantic activities to enjoy with your partner on Valentine's Day, there are several great ideas you might want to consider.

Here are a few fun activities that you can enjoy with your significant other:

In addition to these options, you should plan ahead and make your dinner reservations at least a few weeks before Valentine's Day.


7) Do Some Sightseeing

February can be a bit chilly, so why not see the city from inside a warm bus, like with the hop-on hop-off tour with live commentary? You'll get convenient transportation right to the most popular sights in Berlin.

If you're looking for a more unique perspective, you can take a 1-hour tour by boat.

To get a great view of the city, you can get a fast pass ticket to a window seat in the restaurant at the top of the Berlin TV Tower.

And if you want some evening entertainment, you can meet new friends and find the best nightlife venues during a pub crawl.


8) See a Limited Museum Exhibition

There are several limited exhibits in Berlin which are going to be leaving their respective museums soon, and this month will be one of the last opportunities to see them.

What better way to escape the cold and rain than by visiting one of these fine museums?


9) Berlinale Film Festival

The International Film Festival, or Berlinale, from February 10th - 20th, 2022. You'll have 400 or more movies to choose from.

It boasts the largest film festival attendance in the world, so you can be sure to find some quality films.

Find more info here.


10) Save with a Tourist Attraction Discount Pass

If you’re planning to enjoy several popular activities in Berlin this February, you may want to consider using a tourist pass to save a few euros.

The all-inclusive pass is one of the most popular options in Berlin, and it provides admission to dozens of different attractions over a specific number of days.

The main advantage of a discount card is that it includes a lot of sites and tours that aren’t available on any other pass.

Here are some of the most popular destinations included with Berlin tourist passes:

  • Hop-on-Hop-off Bus Tour
  • Natural History Museum
  • Aquadom & Sea Life
  • Madame Tussauds
  • Berlin River Cruise
  • Olympic Stadium
  • Berlin TV Tower

No matter which pass you choose, you should be able to save between 20% – 50% off general admission prices.

For more details, please read our post covering Berlin tourist passes.


POSTPONED: Wine Fair Berlin 

Come to the Berlin Wine Fair to see over 300 wineries and retailers bring their best and most interesting products to taste test, compare, and buy.

There will be an estimated 2,500 different wines will be in the building.

  • Berlin ExpoCenter
  • €17 per attendee
  • Find more info here.
  • This event has been postponed until 2023.

NOTE: Attendees under 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian.


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About The Author

Anne Wittig

Anne was born in East Berlin and came of age in the unified city. She has an intimate relationship with her city of birth and still calls Berlin home. For the past 10 years, she has managed and written Free Tours by Foot's Berlin blog, detailing the best places to go, where to stay, and what to do in her hometown. This blog has been featured on Berlin's official website, mainstream press like Berlingske, and local blogs like Berlinforallthefamily.com. Over 14,000 visitors to Berlin have taken a tour from Free Tours by Foot.
Updated: January 4th, 2022
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