Hello beautiful bored people of Munich! With this week’s heatwave hitting the city, we are experience a mixture of both summer celebrations and desperately seeking activities to keep cool
Luckily, there are many fun options headed our way this weekend that are perfect plans for both of those moods..and naturally some great free ones as well!
Free Activities, Open Airs and Events This Weekend in Munich
Whether you want to enjoy an open air, experience a couple cultural moments or simply enjoy some summer wine, this list of weekend activities in Munich should provide some excellent inspiration!
Art, aperitifs and disco? What more could you want after work on a Wednesday! Even better, this monthly event takes place in the city centre at Kunsthalle.
Starting at 6pm, you can choose to join in a guided museum tour or explore yourself. Then afterwards head down to the museums lounge turned party area for some cool drinks, cooler music and the opportunity to take part in a raffle giveaway.
When: July 20, 2022
Cost: Stille Rebellen exhibition free of charge // Guided tour tickets can be found here
Spazioarte x Guermet Wine and Art
Interested in exploring a new wine region and experiencing new art? What if we told you you can do both without diving into any of the summer travel hassle
On Thursday the Glockenbach gallery Spazioarte will host an art and wine evening led by our local turkish wine and meze favorite; Gürmet. This three course meal and wine tasting-including a selection of wines from multiple Turkish wine regions -will take you on a summery, flavour filled journey.
In addition to this culinary adventure, you will have the opportunity to learn more about artist and architect Handan Yalki Toyhan’s digital projects and designs.
If you have yet to experience Turkish wine and meze, new art or are simply looking for a great opportunity to network with other Munich locals, then this is an opportunity you shouldn’t miss out on!
When: July 21,2022 // Starting at 7pm
Cost: 69€ // Tickets can be bought here
Yokocho Karaoke English Trivia Night
An evening full of English trivia,fun and singing all with the added potential of cash or liquid prizes all for a 2€ entry? Yes please!
Every Thursday, Yokocho Karaoke bar hosts an amazing English music trivia night. For just a 2€ buy in ( money goes towards the winners pot!) you can join or bring a team of up to 4 people to take part in an attempt to win the jackpot as well as a 50€ gift voucher.
The music trivia begins at 7:30pm and goes through 4 rounds; General Knowledge, Album Covers, Lyrics, and Name That Tune, all covering music from the 60’s to now…and the best part, win or lose, after the trivia the bar opens up for open Karaoke so you’ll still have all the opportunity to shine!
When: July 21, 2022 // 7:30pm-9:30pm
Where: Yokocho Karaoke in Werksviertal
Cost: 2€ entry per person
Live Concert at Gans am Wasser
Enjoy the perfect summer evening out in Westparks most magical lakeside cafe; Gans am Wasser.
This Friday local singer/songwritter ElMar will offer a multicultural musical concert, including a mixture from jazz, R&B, classic soul and even flamenco influences.
While you sit under the fairy lights and stars, you can enjoy a variety of cool summer beverages and tasty snacks from the cafe stands. With a atmosphere like that (date night ideas anyone?) and of course the free admission, this is a splendid plan for your summer evening.
When: July 23, 2022 // 7:30pm-8:30pm
Where: Gans am Wasser // Westpark
Cost: Free entry
Popup Sommer Cinema Wine Tasting and Film
If you are searching for some casual and cultural Saturday night plans, then this combination wine tasting and open air cinema evening would be dynamite decision for you!
This summer, the Pop-up Open Air Cinema (Sommer Kino) sits right at the heart of the museum district at the HFF Munich with a lovely list of ongoing events next to their films. This weekend being a sommelier guided exploration of Lake Neusiedl.
Starting at 6pm, you can join in and try the 6 different wines while enjoying a layed back atmosphere into the dusk when the open air cinema begins its evening German cult classic film showing ( unfortunately not in English, but hey, after 6 types of wine we think it could still be fun!).
When: July 23, 2022 // 7:30pm-9:15pm
Where: Pop-up Sommerkino at HFF München // Bernd-Eichinger-Platz 1
Cost: Tickets are 39€ for the wine tasting+film or 10€ for just the film
Belsazar Olympiasee Picknick
This weeks weather is perfect for a picknick, and why not choose a better location than Munich’s stunning Olympia Park!
Belsazar and Kino am Olympiasee have joined together to offer this great event space which includes live music, a variety of fun food trucks, Belsazar aperitifs and even the fun of getting a free drink if you show up wearing rose,peach,beige or white!
You can choose to bring your own picknick or even order a special picknick bag in advance from the Kino am Olympiasee. Whichever way you choose to plan your picknick, there will be a great location and even great mood waiting!
When: July 24, 2022 // 5pm-10pm
Where: Kino am Olympiasee // Olympiapark
Cost: Free admission, just make sure to BYOP (bring your own picnic!)
Hip Hop and BBQ at Cafe Kranich
BBQ and Bass lovers rejoice! This Sunday open air at Cafe Kranich has all your favourites in one central Munich spot.
Teamed up with some local music favourites from Crux, this open air turned sundowner is sure to be a great switch up for your typical summer barbecue plans. Enjoy a day full of good food, day drinking and dancing without the hassle of cooking or cleaning up after (our idea of a great ending to the weekend).
The fun begins at 2pm and goes all through the night. And for those of you who buy your tickets before hand online they are only 5€!
When: July 24, 2022 // 2pm-midnight
Where: Cafe Kranich // Sonnenstraße 19
Cost: 5€ if bought before // 10€ if bought day of at Cafe Kranich
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.