Berlin celebrates the International Beer Festival, every year, in the weekend days of the first week of August (Friday, Saturday and Sunday). The three days festival started in 1997 and since it is known as a huge beer fiesta with the participation of more than 750,000 people.
Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days and the high demand for tickets and accommodations it is recommended to check hotel rates and book rooms well in advance.
During the festival’s days, 1,800 various kinds of beer, that are produced by 240 brewers in 80 countries are offered to the celebrators.
The beer avenue begins in Frankfurter Tor, continues in Strausberger Platz and reaches its climax along Karl-Marx-Allee. This is an enormous continuity of beer and food fiesta along 2.2 km.
All the festival’s events are accompanied by musical shows performed on 18 stages. The entry to the festival is free.