Word Cup has started, so some of you are probably planning your weekend around the matches. If you want to know what else is up, here are some suggestions.
Friday – Sunday: Africa Days
A festival about Africa. There are concerts, dance shows, discussions, food, drinks and a market for shopping. The festival takes place at Theresienwiese and the ticket costs 8 Euro if you enter before 5pm, 18 Euro after 5pm. Check the website of the event for more information.
Friday – Sunday: Orient Street Food Open Air
This is the festival of Oriental food. You can try various kebaps, falafels and other oriental dishes and enjoy the live music. The entrance costs c.a.5 Euro and the event takes place at Backstage. For more information, check the Facebook event.
Friday – Sunday: Kulturstrand
Kulturstrand is the public beach in the middle of the city. If you want to relax, put your feet to the sand and have a drink, it is the place to go! It is at the Vater-Rhein-Brunnen (fountain) just across the Deutsches Museum. There are concerts and live acts on most of the days. The program of this weekend is as follows:
- Friday 17:00 – 23:00: United Colors of Feierabend: starting the weekend with music and chilled mood on the beach.
- Saturday 17:00 – 23:00: Days at the Beach: party with electronic music
- Sunday 21:30 – 23:oo: Screening of the documentary “A Global Joy” – life of European Street Musicians
Saturday – Sunday: City Foundation Festival
This is the highlight of the weekend. Munich is celebrating its 860th birthday this weekend. The celebrations will happen on 3 stages in Odeonplatz, Marienplatz and in next to Richard-Strauss-Fountain. There are concerts, shows, food, beer, exhibition of Bavarian artisan work, dance lessons, guided city tours. Richard-Strauss-Fountain stage will host the Irish music and dance groups. The event will take place on Saturday and Sunday. An important note is wurst lovers – the old city restaurants (Marienplatz and Odeonsplatz) will sell weisswurst for 1 euro on sunday between 10 and 12. Here is the full program of the city foundation festival. Enjoy!
10:00 – 20:00: Courtyard Flea Markets
Visiting courtyard flea markets is a great idea to do second hand shopping and get to know the neighbourhoods. On Saturday there are 3 of them:
10:00 – 16:00 : In Solln and Obersendling: Check the map for the locations.
10:00 – 20:00 Schwabing: Check the flyer.
15:00 – 20:00 Olympiadorf: Check the Facebook event.
11:00 onwards: The Biggest Picnic of the City
Munich organizes the biggest party of the city to celebrate the International Picnic Day. It will take place on the half-island of the Olympia lake. There will be a stage program with music, DJs and stands where you can buy food to add to your picnic basket.
19:30 – 21:30: English Improv Comedy Show
Have a great weekend,