Here you will find a selection of the most exciting events, concerts, exhibitions and festivals in Munich in 2012.
The Auer Dult (Au Fair), 27.04.- 05.05.2013
The first of the three Auer Dulten fairs is traditionally the May Fair in spring. Every year the May Dult entices visitors to Mariahilfplatz in the Au district of Munich for a relaxing stroll, mouth-watering treats and to enjoy all the fun of the fair. Further dates: Jakobidult (Summer Fair) in the Au district: 27.07.-04.08.2012 Kirchweihdult (Autumn Fair) in the Au district: 19.10.-27.10.2012
Munich Opera Festival, 27.06.-31.07.2013
The Munich Opera Festival showcases new opera, ballet and concert performances every evening. This celebration of the arts boasts a unique venue in the form of the performance space in Munich’s Marstallplatz behind the Nationaltheater.
Munich Midsummer Night’s Dream, Seebühne Olympic Park, 27.07.2013
The Munich Midsummer Night’s Dream event takes place for the sixth time in 2012. Spectators will marvel at the breathtaking firework display and enjoy a fantastic programme of music featuring Rainhard Fendrich, Culcha Candela and Liza 23.
Tollwood Summer Festival, in the Olympia Park, 26.06. - 21.07.2013
The Tollwood Festival gets underway in summer. As well as a host of major live acts from all genres, the event also features an international programme of theatre and performances. Many of the events are free of charge.
854. City Anniversary of Munich
Bavaria’s capital is marking its anniversary with a birthday celebration that will last for several days. From Marienplatz to Odeonsplatz folk and classical music will create a fantastic atmosphere. The festivities will take place on Saturday from 10.00 to 23.00 and on Sunday from 10.00 to 22.00.
Munich Film Festival, 28.06. - 06.07.2013
A celebration of film – that’s what the Munich Film Festival has always been about. The programme of films, exhibitions and featured countries highlight cultural differences and similarities and showcase the huge range of narrative styles in cinema.
Oktoberfest, 21.09.2012 – 06.10.2012
Oktoberfest is the world’s largest folk festival, attracting over six million visitors from around the world every year. Because Oktoberfest is held on the Theresienwiese, many simply refer to the 'Wiesn'.
Tollwood Winter Festival, December
The Tollwood Winter Festival takes place every year from the end of November to the end of December on Theresienwiese in Munich. Visitors can enjoy crafts and culinary delights at the Market of Ideas along with cabaret, theatre and the “Weltsalon” tent for political debates. A huge New Year’s Eve party rounds off the event.