I really did not have to write this post this week. Because as of 1st of December every christmas market in the city is open! But if you want a break from them and do something else, here is what’s up in Munich this weekend (other than the christmas markets):


Saturday 11:00 – 18:00: MATES Design Market

Design market of local designers and artist at a coworking space. You can find print, stationery, fashion items and accessories. It is at Georgenstr. 66. For more information, check the Facebook event.

Saturday – Sunday 12:00 – 22:00: Latin American Christmas Market

Ok, I said anything else other than Christmas markets but this doesn’t count because it is only this weekend and it brings German culture and the Latin American together. It takes place at Villa Flora, entrance is free. Read more.

Saturday 17:00 – 23:30: Nachtkonsum Flea Market

A popular flea market that involves music with live bands and DJ in addition to the items for sale. It takes place in Tonhalle, Grafinger Str. 6. Entrance costs 3 Euro. For more information and updates, check the Facebook event.

Saturday 18:00 – 22:00: Open Stage at Gans am Wasser

The beautiful cafe in Westpark “Gans am Wasser” invites music lovers to the open stage.  The entrance is free.  You can find more information on the Facebook event.

Saturday 18:30 – 22:45: Bazaar of Cultures

The cultural associations of Munich organize the bazaar and by buying from them you support them and the diversity of Munich. You can also watch the oriental, Indian and Italian dance shows. It takes place at Eine Welt Haus, Schwanthaler Str. 80. For more information check the Facebook event.

Saturday 20:30 – Sunday 02:00 Love is in the Air

This is the closing party of the Munich Literature Festival. It begins at 20:30 with a talk, continues with the Dance show Flower of Life at 21:30 and moves on till morning with the dance party with DJ Tom Tom Tom Tom. The entrance costs 7 Euro. For more information and updates, check the Facebook event.


Sunday 11:15-13:15: Bring Your Own Food Brunch

This is the 31st time this brunch is happening in Munich. Bring something vegan to eat to donate to the buffet. If you can’t, you can also donate 7 Euro. Drinks will be bought at the Cafe Restaurant Weltwirtschaft in EineWeltHaus where the event is being organized. EineWeltHaus is at Schwanthalerstr. 80. For more information check the Facebook event.  

Sunday 13:00 – 18:00: Vintage Flea Market

This vintage flea market is organized by the Swing and the City. You can do shopping and dance in between as in some other rooms there will be a trial lesson of rockability jive between 13:30 and 14:00 and DJ party between 14.00-18.00 Uhr. The entrance is free and the Swing and the City is at Grafinger Straße 6. For more information,

check the Facebook event

Sunday 15:00-16:30: Kino ASYL

Kino ASYL is the film festival organized by young Munich residents who were once refugees and this is the opening day with two short films: Mammah Saylah from Sierra Leone and Bon Voyage from Switzerland/Syria. The event takes place at Pinakothek der Moderne, Ernst von Siemens-Auditorium. The entrance is free. For more information, check the Facebook event.

Sunday 19:00 – 21:00: Concert of Joanna King

Joanna King is a singer-songwriter from Kansas, USA. She will be singing at Salon Irkutsk between 7 pm 9 pm. The entrance is free, you can drink some vodka or vermouth at Salon Irkutsk which is at Isabella Str. 4. For more information and updates check the Facebook event. You can listen to Joanna King’s songs in her Bandcamp page.


Enjoy the season and keep your head, hands, feet, and hearts warm!

All the best,