Beautiful bored people of Munich, after a golden few days of gorgeous Fall weather, it seems like the tides will be turning a bit this weekend…
But don’t worry! Rain or shine, there are loads of fun events to enjoy in Munich over the next few days. Here are a few of our top picks:
Olympic Swimming Pool Grand Re-Opening & Open House
Finally! After what feels like a lifetime of restoration, the Olympic Swimming Pool at Olympic Park is reopening TODAY with a free party for the public from 3pm onwards. You can take part in different classes, test out the sauna, watch demos from divers and swimmers, and even enjoy the kids’ program. Admission is free. Click here for more info.
When: Friday, November 15, 2019
Where: The Olympiapark Olympic Swimming Pool
Munich Airport Christmas Market
And so it begins! The first Christmas market of the season opens up TODAY but here’s the catch: it’s all the way at the airport. The main markets in Munich won’t be opening until next week at the earliest, so if you can’t resist that urge to drink glühwein, you can enjoy all the Xmas market fun at the airport’s MAC Forum.
When: November 15 – December 29, 2019
Where: The Munich Airport MAC Forum (covered area between the two terminals)
Board game lovers, take note: Spielweisn, Southern Germany’s largest games fair, will be taking place this weekend with over 3000 games to play, a Long Night of Games on Friday and a special Geek Nite on Saturday. Click here for more info.
When: Friday, November 15 – Sunday, November 17, 2019
Where: MOC Event Center, Lilienthalallee 40
Cost: Tickets start at 14 euros.
Literaturfest München 2019
And if books are more your thing, the Literaturfest will be taking over the city over the next few weeks, featuring 120+ international authors! Highlights include the book show at the Gasteig, the Geschwister-Scholl-Prize ceremony, the festival’s birthday party on Saturday and many special guests. More info here.
When: November 13 – Dec 1, 2019
Where: All Around Munich
Photo München 19
Southern Germany’s largest photography exhibition will also be taking place this weekend at the Praterinsel, with a showcase of over 180 photographers’ work, including legendary names like Roger Fritz.
When: Friday, November 15, 2019 to Sunday, November 17, 2019
Cost: 13 euros for adults.
In need of some more art in your life? Great news – the Munich Kunstsupermarkt is open for the 2nd time this year, offering up ten whole weeks of original artwork available to peruse and purchase, with everything from drawings and paintings to printed photography and sculptures. For more info, visit their official website.
When: November 8th, 2019 to January 18, 2020
Where: Tal 30
Looking to buy cruelty-free food products, clothing and cosmetics? Over 110 exhibitors are waiting for you at VeggieWorld, an expo for all those embracing a vegan lifestyle. Click here for more info.
When: Saturday, November 16 to Sunday, November 17, 2019
Where: MTC World of Fashion, Ingolstädter Straße 45 + 47
Cost: 13 euros for adults. Click here to learn more
Concerts, Performances, Etc. in Munich This Weekend
There are also loads of concerts/performances taking place this weekend, catering to every taste from folk and classical to blues and even comedy.