Hello beautiful bored people of Munich, and welcome to April! What’s better than the start of spring events in our blossoming city? Free April events in Munich!
Unlike the first day of April, this post is no joke. As locals ourselves, we know the value of finding fun in the city without paying a ton.
So we’ve created this handy dandy collection of free April events in Munich for you to browse. Have a peek below and let us know how your planning goes!
Free April Events, Activities and Workshops in Munich
This month is filled up with so many free events and great selections of activities for all ages. Have a look below to find some free fun this month in Munich!
An evening for cyclists on Monday night! The Glockenbach Werkstatt is hosting “bike kitchen” where you can tune up your bike, purchase parts, and get professional feedback on your ride.
Space is limited, so if you find yourself unable to participate right away do grab a drink at the Beer Garden.
When: April 3, 2023 // 7 p.m
Where: Blumenstrasse 7
Free Entry Friday Villa Stuck
The museum Villa Stuck is having its monthly free first-Friday entry on April 7th!
From 6-10 pm, visitors can enjoy the temporary exhibits, including this month’s “Alice Rekab – multiple family house” and historical room tours at 8:30 pm.
You can register for the tours here on their website!
Where: Villa Stuck // Prinzregentenstr. 60
When: April 7, 2023 // 6 p.m – 10 p.m
Südbahnhofkonzerten im Bahnwärter Thiel
Come on out on April 12th for an evening of musical fun in Munich’s classic creative collective Bahnwärter Thiel.
This spring concert will feature the Brass Twins, Suntone, and Vera Nois. Admission begins at 7:30 for an 8pm show start.
Admission is free but donations are certainly welcome!
Where: Bahnwärter Thiel // Tumblingerstraße 45
When: April 12, 2023 // 7:30 p.m -10:30 p.m
Olympia Park Easter Festival
If you’re looking for a fun and festive way to spend Easter Sunday with your family, head on over to the Olympic Park!
Colourful entertainment, including exciting activities for young visitors like the craft stall and the Wheel of Fortune, awaits. Activities can also win you free tickets to events and leisure facilities in the park.
Don’t miss out on the family Easter fun with rides and stands, face painting, a children’s magic show, and much more! Prizes can also be won and taken home throughout the day.
Where: Spiridon-Louis-Ring 21 (in front of the Olympic Tower)
When: April 9, 2023 // 11 a.m
Plants For All Market
Purchasing low-cost plants is a perfect way to spend a Thursday, Friday, or Saturday! With plants starting at just €2, Folie offers your pick of an assortment of different, categorized plants on a first-come, first-serve basis.
With over 150 different species and pots to put them in, this event is perfect for beginner and veteran plant lovers alike. There will also be extra discounts offered on April 15 as a closing-out sale.
The facility is animal-friendly and wheelchair accessible, so book your free registration seat here!
Where: Westermühlstraße 3
When: April 13 & 14, 2023 // 10 a.m – 7 p.m
When: April 15, 2023 // 10 a.m – 6 p.m
Table Tennis Tournament
Every Tuesday afternoon there will be outdoor courtyard ping pong from 5-7 pm!
The Schwan team invites you to come out and show what you’re made of in a relaxed but competitive weekly gathering. If you already know what you’re doing, fantastic. If not, then you’ll definitely learn here!
Where: Landwehrstraße 75
When: Every Tuesday in April (4,11,18,25) // 5 p.m – 7 p.m
Gasteig Cultural Island
Are you ready to explore the Island? Taking place on April 22nd, the Kulturinsel opens in front of the Gasteig HP8 with live music, dancing and a full on party!
Kulturinsel will feature wooden benches, raised beds, an open bookcase, and open modules that can be moved into a stage, table, or action area, offering a new free space for creativity until October 2023.
In the middle of the city, the Kulturinsel aims to be an oasis, a place for people to relax, make music spontaneously, or garden. The opening on April 22 will give a glimpse of what the Kulturinsel is capable of.
Where: Am Kulturkraftwerk | Gasteig HP8
When: April 22, 2023 // Starting at 2p.m
Hofbräukeller Charity Swing Concert
Looking to enjoy a cost free event that benefits a good cause? How about some live music with a great Bavarian flair!
The Charity Münchner Herz and the Hofbräukeller are organizing a benefit concert on Sunday, April 23, at 11 a.m. in the ballroom of the Hofbräukeller.
For the benefit, Adi Stahuber and his Isartal brass band will be playing a beautiful spring ensemble. Admission is free, but donations are most certainly welcome and requested.
Where: Hofbräukeller // Innere Wiener Straße 19 (in the ballroom)
When: April 23, 2023 // 11 a.m
Juliet Rose Hofffest
Come enjoy an after work celebration with a good old Hoffest! Located in Juliet Rose’s courtyard in the middle of Haidhausen, you can enjoy some dynamite drinks, a live DJ and snacks. Entry is free and food and drink can be purchased by cash or card.
After 10 the party will continue in the Juliet Rose Bar, so make sure you get there in time because it tends to fill up fast!
Where: Juliet Rose // Rosenheimer Strasse 15
When: April 25, 2023 // 6 p.m – 10 p.m
Yodel Course for beginners
Looking to try something super unique and super fun? Why not come try out your yodeling skills!
Luise Kultur is hosting a three-part introductory course that teaches basic yodelling techniques from Vienna, Munich, and Meran regions.
Each session is conducted by a different instructor, providing a diverse range of simple and delightful yodels for the participants to practice.
The course is available only as a complete package, and needs to be registered for here!
Where: Ruppertstrasse 5
When: April 19, 26, and May 3, 2023 // 7:30 p.m – 9 p.m
Auer Dult – Mai Dult
Time to get ready for some market strolling, snacking and taking a spin on the carousel, because the Auer Dult is back again with it’s traditional edition the Maidult!
There is something for everyone at this tri-annual market festival. There will be 290 merchants opening their shops, a multitude of children’s rides and attractions, as well as the usual selection of extra tasty food stands!
If you’ve never been or need the details to get there, check out our Auer Dult post, filled with everything you need to know!
When: April 29, 2023 to May 7, 2023 // Market opens 10am – 8pm & rides 10.30 am – 8pm
Looking For Other Deals or Cool Things to Do in Munich?
We always make sure to keep our event calendar up to date with the latest and greatest upcoming activities. Check it out here if you are interested in more than the few above mentioned events!
If you’re still strapped for ideas on things to do this weekend, check out Groupon. If it’s your first purchase, you can use the code HALLO to save 20% off any of their local deals, which means you can splurge on cool experiences like restaurants, alpaca walking, and even hot air balloon flights at a steep steep discount. Click here to browse.