Ditch your desk and roll up your sleeves, because we gotta get ready to take this holiday madness by the horns! I don’t know about you, but I’m in such a festive mood, I can’t get enough of raising my glass to a kinky new year. Right on time, Berlin quenches our party thirst with a crazy 10-day party marathon, that will satisfy all your festive needs for sure. We pre-selected some cool events for you, one for every day around Christmas and New Year’s Eve. So… ten days – are you ready for it?

Sunday, 23.12.

Holy Rave at Griessmuehle

Ready to rave right into the holy night? Nautilus and Killing Spree Records bring you the Holy Rave, with heavy techno beats guiding you into those Neukölln nights.

Grießmühle, Sonnenallee 221, 12059 Berlin-Neukölln

23. Dez. um 10:00 – 24. Dez. um 12:00

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Monday, 24.12., Christmas Eve

PAH! by TrashEra at Salon Zur Wilden Renate

With a very liberal and innovative approach, the TrashEra collective aspires to bring you a genderless and borderless space combined with some decently hard techno. Come and rave at PAH! at Wilde Renate.

Salon – Zur Wilden Renate, Alt-Stralau 70, 10245 Berlin-Friedrichshain

24. December 23:59 – 25. December 19:00

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Tuesday, 25.12., Christmas Day

The House of Presents at Monster Ronsons

PANSY’s drag queens never stop, also not during the holidays giving you the shows of their lives on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. And when there is enough alcohol involved, everyone can sing. Trust me. So why don’t you and your besties go live it up at Monster Ronson’s famous karaoke bar for one night with PANSY’s girls? You know, the one you will still laugh about 5 years later. So go claim the mike!

Monster Ronson’s, Warschauer Str. 34, 10243 Berlin-Friedrichshain

25. December 2018 – 21:00 till 04:00

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Wednesday, 26.12., Second Christmas Day

Milonga at Tangoloft

The iconic Tangoloft is bringing some Argentinian flavor to Christmas this year with a Milonga Christmas edition! Even if you have never tried Tango before, stop by (alone or with your loved one) on the second day of Christmas and give it a try! Their Christmas special starts in the afternoon but goes late into the night.

Tangoloft Berlin, Gerichtstrasse 23 Aufgang 2, 13347 Berlin-Wedding

26. December 15:00 – 27. December 03:00

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Thursday, 27.12.

Säule XXl at Säule

This Thursday at Säule, the Venezuelan DJ VTSS is going to feed you a menu of delicious techno, electronic body music, rave and industrial. Afterwards, Hyperaktivist will serve you awesome 90s techno and Sugar rounds it off with ravy, heavy techno beats.

Berghain / Panorama Bar, Am Wriezener Bahnhof, 10243 Berlin-Friedrichshain

27. December 2018, 22:00 – 05:00

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Friday, 28.12.

Janus at Berghain

The party series “Janus” is Berghain exploring the soundscapes of electronic dance music that is not bound to the strict rhythm of house and techno. Expect the unexpected!

Berghain / Panorama Bar, Am Wriezener Bahnhof, 10243 Berlin-Friedrichshain

28. December 2018, 23:59 – 09:00

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Kotelett&Zadak / Kuriose Naturale / Jama at KaterBlau

To all melancholic festival lovers and friends of mellow electronic beats  – I know the festival season is far away, but KaterBlau happens to be your silver lining on the horizon. So go, put on your wildest NYE outfit and dance unstoppably from Saturday to Monday.

KaterBlau, Holzmarktstraße 25, 10243 Berlin-Friedrichshain

29. December, 23:55 until 31. December, 21:00

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Saturday, 29.12.

Room 4 Resistance at Trauma Bar & Kino

Trauma Bar & Kino opens its doors to Room 4 Resistance to offer you some chill-out, rave, ambient and experimental floors. It creates a space for all women, trans and non-binary folks and friends. It also spices things up with a darkroom, video installations, VJ performances and – most importantly – space for experiments.

Trauma Bar und Kino, Heidestrasse 50, 10557 Berlin-Moabit

29. December, 23:00 – 30. December, 12:00

TRADE x No Shade x Einhundert w/ Dinamarca at Arena Club

In case you have raved on a Wednesday at TRADE, you know what you are in for that following Saturday at the Arena Club. Come to enjoy house and techno with a twist of occasional breakbeat or dancehall. Fun!!

Arena Club, Eichenstraße 4 Berlin, 12435 Berlin-Treptow

29. December, 23:00 – 30. December, 09:00

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Sunday, 30.12.

Buttcocks x DarkroomMafia x Juan Ramos x Rotciv x Pjotr

at SchwuZ

Whatever you want from this BUTTCOCKS party series, a wild dance or kinky acquaintance, you will find that and more. Be prepared to shake your body to fun electro-pop (or rave to hard techno – if you dare to enter the darkroom, that is).

SchwuZ, Rollbergstr. 26, 12053 Berlin-Neukölln

30. December 2018, 23:00 – 08:00

Torstraßen Festival Presents: The Night Before at Arkaoda

The guys from Torstraßen Festival want to ease you into NYE at arkaoda in Neukölln with some great live music, starting at 9 pm up until 11 pm. After the live performances, DJs like ACUD MACHT NEU, Albertine Sarges and Collage Collective Berlin will take over until dawn.

Arkaoda, Karl-Marx Platz 16, 12043 Berlin-Neukölln

30. December 2018, 22:00 – 06:00

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Monday, 31.12., New Year’s Eve

Hoe__mies Vol. 11 – NYE – Stay Golden at Arena

Hoe__mies is a Hip Hop party and community space that offers a platform to female, non-binary and trans artists celebrating their presence in Hip Hop and countering marginalization in the scene. Come over to give 2019 a warm, dancy, “golden” welcome!! There will also be a Kiki Ball organized by the House of Melody – Germany’s first voguing house.

Arena Club, Eichenstraße 4 Berlin, 12435 Berlin-Treptow

31. December 2018, 23:00 – 07:00

Fully Automated Luxury of Oblivion at Maze

Lecken and Mina hate NYE as much as we do! That’s why you need to come by, show some love and celebrate the end of the world with us! What to expect soundwise? Techno, till the world stops spinning.

Maze, Mehringdamm 61, 10961 Berlin-Kreuzberg

31. December 2018, 21:00 – 01. Januar. 2019, 14:00

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Tuesday, 1.1., New Year’s Day

The House of Presents at Monster Ronson’s

If you haven’t read our party guide close enough, you won’t notice that we actually are trying to get you to party with drag queens at Monster Ronsons twice in 10 days. But what a start into the new year – still slightly drunk, singing and happy!

Monster Ronson’s, Warschauer Str. 34, 10243 Berlin-Friedrichshain

25. December 2018 – 21:00 till 04:00

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If you actually pulled through our 10-day party marathon we would love you to share your experiences (or photographic proof) with #10daypartymarathon on IG – we cannot wait to see what that party madness looked like to you. And if you need more options for parties during the holidays and specifically on New Year’s Eve you should check out our event page with even more options!

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