Munich Summer Festivals You NEED To Attend

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Get ready to party-cipate in some of the hottest outdoor music and art events with this year’s Munich summer festivals!

Whether you want to dance until the sun goes down, check out the work of the city’s most creative residents, or chill out in the summer sun – check out our round-up of festivals to attend in Munich this summer.

Munich Summer Festivals

💡Looking for Munich summer festivals on the more casual side? Check out this list of upcoming open air festivals this summer to find your perfect party fit!

Another Day Festival x Container Collective

Another Day Festival returns for another Open Air Festival series at the Container Collective on May 25! The festival boasts three stages featuring a line-up of exciting acts to keep the crowds entertained.

From indie to electronic, the festival promises to offer a pure festival feeling for music lovers of all genres. Get ready to dance the day and night away with some of the best music acts around.

When: May 25, 2024 // 3 p.m. – 5 a.m

Where: Container Collective (Atelierstrasse 4)

Cost: Tickets start at 14.50€ // See here for more details

Wannda Circus

Munich Summer Festivals Wannda Circus
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A surreal conglomerate of colour, tents, art, music and workshops – the Wannda Circus has marched into town for the summer.

This festival runs continuously from May to August and has a variety of art exhibits, workshops, and open airs to attend – the site is true to its name and has a real circus atmosphere. A place for creatives to thrive and dream alongside similarly-minded people.

When: May 18, 2024 – September 8, 2024

Where: Völckerstraße 5 // Check their program here

Cost: From 17€ // additional events and workshops vary in price


Munich Summer Festivals You NEED To Attend
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Come one, come all to the 10th anniversary of Weinfest! In West Park, celebrate Pentecost with live music, great food, amazing company, and of course wine!

An assortment of winemakers and wines will be ready and waiting for you all May weekend, and entry is free so come check it out!

When: May 16 – 20, 2024
Thursday & Friday, 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Saturday – Monday 2 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Where: Lake Stage, West Park

Cost: Free

Traumhänger Open Air Festival

Munich Summer Festivals Traumhänger Open Air Festival
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Five stages across indoor and outdoor areas, Traumhänger promises to be a high-energy affair with electric Techno music setting the tone. With over 50 exceptional artists, food trucks, and chill-out areas, the festival offers an unforgettable experience for electronic music lovers.

And, to cap off the night, guests can look forward to a stunning fireworks display. Hurry and grab your tickets now as 80% of tickets have already been sold!

When: June 1, 2024 // 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Where: Hans-Jensen-Weg 3

Cost: Tickets start at 39€ // Get more details here

Isle Of Summer

Munich Summer Festivals Isle Of Summer
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Isle of Summer is running one of Munich’s biggest electronic music events this summer.

With a good mix of EDM and house music from both local and international stalwarts, pick from one of the sessions (beach or festival) and melt away into whatever vibe you choose.

When: Isle of Summer Opening – May 4, 2024 // 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Isle of Summer Festival – June 25, 2024 // 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Isle of Summer Beach – August 3, 2024 // 12 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Where: Various locations // Check their program here

Cost:Tickets starting at 41.90€

Greenfields Open Air

Munich Summer Festivals Greenfields Open Air
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9 Artists, 2 stages, 1 amazing day. One for lovers of house and techno, this year’s lineup includes the likes of Marten Lou, Miss Monique, and Pan-Pot.

Hit up Greenfields if you want to throw on your dancing shoes and groove until the sun goes down.

When:  July 20, 2024 // 11 a.m.

Where: Galopprennbahn München

Cost: From € 39.90 // Get more details here

Sommernachtstraum At Olympia Park

Munich Summer Festivals Sommernachtstraum At Olympia Park
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On July 20, the Olympic Park will be transformed into a magical atmosphere for a spectacular open-air event. With top-class live acts and Gentleman headlining, festival-goers can expect a night to remember.

Along with food from all over the world and artistic surprises, this event offers the perfect opportunity to unwind and take in the summer night. As the evening draws to a close, guests can gather around the Olympiasee to witness one of the biggest pyrotechnic shows in Germany.

When:  July 20, 2024

Where: Spiridon-Louis-Ring 21

Cost: From 39.50€ // Get more details here

Oben Ohne

Munich Summer Festivals Oben Ohne
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For an astronomically low price an an ethos based on inclusivity – hit up Oben Ohne.

This one-day open air has a minimum entrance age of 12, is disability friendly (think wheelchair ramps, sign language interpreters), and tickets cost an iconic 5 EUR (Anyone who has a Juleica will continue to receive tickets for the TOP OHNE Open Air free of charge until June 20th).

With a mix of genres, this festival truly does have something for everyone. You’ll need Juleica now, as tickets are now sold out!

When:  July 20, 2024

Where: Königsplatz

Cost: Just 5€ // Get more details here


Munich Summer Festivals Superbloom
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A true summer festival with some big international names (think Chainsmokers, Calvin Harris, Milky Chance, Sam Smith…), Superbloom is the chance for you to feast your senses on some of the world’s current most popular artists and enjoy a carnival-like atmosphere.

When:  September 7 & September 8, 2024

Where: Olympiapark & Olympiastadion, München

Cost: Tickets start at 119€ // Get more details here


Munich Summer Festivals Theatron
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The Theatron festival is returning this summer! Come to the amphitheater nestled in the scenic parkland of the Olympic site and enjoy complimentary admission to jazz, pop, classical music, and more!

With seating available for up to 2,000 guests, there’s plenty of space for everyone! Theatron promises a little something to suit every taste.

When:  July 25 – August 18, 2024

Where: Olympia Lake

Cost: Free

Ikarus Open Air

Munich Summer Festivals Ikarus
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Memmingen’s most enchanting musical playground is back! Enjoy a haven for thousands of kindred spirits, where euphoria, passion, and the finest of electric beats can be found.

Ikarus features a lineup of hundreds of artists from all over the globe. Get ready for an unforgettable journey!

When: May 17 – 20, 2024

Where: Militärflugplatz

Cost: From 79.90€ // Get more details here

Holi Festival of Colours

Munich Summer Festivals Holi Festival of Colours
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The vibrant Holi Festival of Colours returns to Munich! Grab your tickets now and take part from noon till 9! DJs will be spinning electro, minimal, and house beats, as well as hourly powder throws making a rainbow spectacle, you don’t want to miss it.

Wear white to make the colours really pop on you and enjoy drinks and food stalls on-site!

When: June 15, 2024 // 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Where: Luitpoldanlage Fairground

Cost: From 17.20€ // Get more details here

Midsommar Festival

Munich Summer Festivals You NEED To Attend
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The Midsommar Festival aims to bring the solstice ritual into the now. Get ready for an exciting event with a myriad of different workshops and music.

This year’s Midsommer Festival promises to be a perfect event for music lovers, festival-goers, and enthusiasts of culture alike. Enjoy captivating artists and create unforgettable memories in a light, natural atmosphere just outside the city.

When: June 21-23, 2024

Where: Hub 2b, Untereit

Cost: From 32€ // Tickets available here

Season of Sounds Festival

The Season of Sounds Festival is back! Every year, techno and electronic music lovers come together in the beautiful mountaineering village of Lenggries Wegscheid.

Located an hour south of Munich, the whole thing will take place amongst the Bavarian mountains at the base of Brauneck. The festival features national and international artists, so come on down for an electronic extravaganza.

When: June 7, 2024

Where: Parkplatz, Lenggries

Cost: From 49.50€ // More details here

Schall im Schilf Festival

Munich Summer Festivals You NEED To Attend
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The electronic festival of the summer is coming to Munich at the end of July! Take part in a full day of EDM with food and drink and friends as far as the eye can see.

Tickets are only available in advance so be sure to grab yours now!

When: July 27, 2024 // 12 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Where: Garchinger See

Cost: From 42€ // Details available here

Traumtänzer Festival

In the heat of the summer, Traumtänzer reminds us not to come to the festival to escape, but to come to be free.

Early bird tickets are already gone, so get your hands on some before this 3-day event is completely sold out!

When: July 12-14, 2024

Where: Tonwerk Dorfen

Cost: From 34.90€ // More details here

Brass Weisn Festival

Loud and proud, The Brass Weisn Festival has returned! Expect singing, dancing, trumpets, costumes, and everything else that goes with a multi-day camping festival extravaganza!

You can either come for the day, come for a few days and stay nearby, or stay a long while and camp right beside the action. We leave the decision-making up to you.

When: August 1-4, 2024

Where: Garchinger Straße near the Echinger See

Cost: From 19.99€ // Additional information here


Munich Summer Festivals You NEED To Attend
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This June, come on out to the 2-day event: Actionella. An event by women, but not just for women, Actionella aims to span a multitude of genres, catering to everyone’s tastes.

All of the artists have important things to say, sometimes traveling long distances and pouring their heart into their performances. Tickets are limited by the event space so get yours today!

When: June 7-8, 2024

Where: Musikfestival im Domagkpark

Cost: From 15€ // Details available here

Deep in Forest Festival Midsummer 2024

June 15 promises to be an evening you won’t soon forget. All afternoon and night, more than 15 DJs will bring the forest to life with music going for as long as you can.

This event is unfortunately sold out so find a friend that knows a friend to get yourself in!

When: June 15, 2024 // 1 p.m. – 5 a.m.

Where: Starnberg, Mühlthal 

Cost: 17.43€ // More information here

La Mer Sauvage Festival

The water runs wild at La Mer Festival this year. With over two dozen artists performing, there’ll be enough hip-hop, EDM, and DJ’ing to last you all weekend.

You can camp nearby or take the party bus for non-stop action. Early bird tickets are already gone so get your pals and get your tickets!

When: May 31 – June 2, 2024

Where: Hausberg 1

Cost: From 35€ // More information here

Tollwood Festival

Munich Summer Festivals Tollwood
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The Summer Tollwood Festival is back and welcomes music fans, culture enthusiasts, and wanderers one and all! Different groups will be performing all summer in the Market of Ideas, while additional live music artists from across the globe perform all through the season.

Tollwood also plays host to concerts, showcasing an array of acts including newcomers and legends. Be sure to swing by the marketplace for crafts and cuisine. Over 90% of the events are free (only the musical lineups have costs attached), so come check out the lineup and enjoy the shows!

When: June 21 – July 21, 2024

Where: Olympic Park

Cost: Varies per Event

Theatron Pfingstfestival

Theatron returns to Olympic Park next month! This free event features hundreds of artists (check it out here) in a tried and true setting of over 20 years.

Come check out a late spring weekend of excellence at Theatron!

When: May 18 – 20, 2024

Where: Olympic Park

Cost: Free

Any Other Munich Festivals Or Open Airs We Should Add To The List?

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