🎆 FOMO Berlin: The Final Events of 2023 - December 18 - December 31

Weekly newsletter keeping you up to date on the coolest events for tech & culture in Berlin

Hi Berliners 👋

Welcome to the last edition of FOMO Berlin this year! I hope you are all ready for a festive time of Christmas and New Year’s because I sure am! 🎁 

We have, of course, made an extensive list of events for this week because Berlin is still buzzin’ 🔥 We also included a few events and suggestions for the last week of the year, to keep you entertained and ideas for how you can celebrate and New Year’s Eve!

ENJOY & Merry Christmas

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The events below are the ones I would attend this week if I find the time for it:

  • Confessions of Q4 - Berlin Sales Networking 🗓️ l Monday, 6.30 pm - Come and celebrate the end of Q4 with SDRs of Germany and Bettertrust. A night of confessing, networking, and mulled wine

  • Spicy X-mas Get Together🕺l Wednesday, 7 pm (invite only) - Join a sexy & elegant X-mas celebration full of beautiful inspiring minds, great connections & talks, as well as a live DJ, drinks, and delicious food!

  • Grace Founder’s Journey Female Founders Yearly Reflection 2023 👑 l Thursday, 10 am - Join Grace for a morning of mindfulness, reflection, and goal setting, fostering a supportive community for personal and professional growth

The FOMO Berlin Week 💙 (18.12 - 24.12):
Monday 18th
Tuesday 19th
  • Brunch for Change #3 / Christmas Special: Degrowth 🥞 l 9.30 am (free) - This brunch organized by NEW STANDARD.S brings together Berliners working to create a more resilient and adaptable urban environment and culture

  • Filter Pop-up CeeCee Cafe 📰 l 6 pm - Join Filter Magazine & Cee Cee Cafe for a fun get-together with drinks! It’s the perfect opportunity to buy Filter’s ISSUE 001 as a Christmas present!

  • Design and Animation (2D/3D) Meetup Berlin / x-mas-edition! 🔥🍷l 7 pm (free) - Enjoy mulled wine and connect with creatives in Motion Design, 2D or 3D Animation, CGI, Illustration, or related fields

  • Makers Show & Tell 🧑‍🎨 l 7 pm (free) - A laid-back networking + show and tell for makers, artists, designers, and hardware startups organized by workish.berlin

Wednesday 20th
  • C*SPACE COWORKING LUNCH & LEARN 🍴 l 1 pm (free) - An opportunity for members and non-members of C*SPACE to have lunch together and share projects or business ideas

  • Natural Wine Tasting with 8greenbottles and Cee Cee Cafe 🍷l 6 pm - Join Cee Cee Café for a lively and special evening as they will host a natural wine tasting together with 8greenbottles

  • Unreleased 🎶 l 7.30 pm - Once a month Lido gives up-and-coming rap and hip-hop artists a place to express themselves, and where secret rap acts present unreleased songs

  • Spicy X-mas Get Together🕺l 7 pm (invite only) - Join a sexy & elegant X-mas celebration full of beautiful inspiring minds, great connections & talks, as well as a live DJ, drinks, and delicious food!

Thursday 21st
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Friday 22nd
  • Coca-Cola Christmas Train  l 3 pm - Unfortunately, the infamous trucks won’t make it this year, instead Coca-Cola is sending their, just as magical, Christmas Train to Südkreuz, for the very first time!

  • Berliner Ensemble: Love Boulevard 🎭 l 8 pm - In a co-operation project of sex workers from Berlin and members of Berliner Ensemble’s acting company

Saturday 23rd
  • NOX 👨‍🎨l 2 pm - Explore Lawrence Lek's expansive exhibition, NOX, envisioning a future where artificial intelligence harmonizes with urban living

Sunday 24th
  • Christmas Eve 🎁 - Now it’s time for you to enjoy some time off with your loved ones, eat amazing Christmas food, and just catch up on rest! I wish you all a very Merry Christmas

Last week of 2023 (25.12 - 31.12):
  • Any day - Spa time 🧖- The year is coming to an end and hopefully, this means that you have some time to relax! So take a day off and treat yourself to one of Berlin’s many spas/saunas, like Liquidrom, which is open during the holidays

  • Monday 25th - Christmas brunch @ Melia Berlin 🍳 l 12 pm - Immerse yourself in the festive world of Spanish Christmas magic at this exquisite Christmas brunch

  • Tuesday 26th - Christmas Treasure Hunt in Berlin 🎄l 12 pm - Bring the whole family on a magical Christmas treasure hunt adventure through holiday-decked Berlin and discover amazing hidden gems

  • Thursday 28th - SEO-Breakfast "Rise & Rank" ☕️ l 9.30 am (free) - Buzzmatic cordially invites you to "Rise & Rank", the monthly SEO breakfast meeting in Berlin

  • Thursday 28th - Frauen Temple Night 🕍 l 7 pm - Women's Temple Night is an evening on which you can meet yourself and other women authentically, vividly, tenderly, and completely on your own terms

  • Friday 29th - Batuga's Floating Dinner 🍽️ l 6.30 pm - Experience Berlin from a different perspective: right on the water for a delicious three-course meal, at a long table in front of a warming fireplace with a brilliant view

  • Friday 29th - 10Y R Label Group x unreal - Berlin ⛓️ l 11 pm - ZENNER is hosting R-Label x unreal teaming up to give hellfire to the people when they celebrate 10 years of Berlin Techno

  • Saturday 30th - HEISSS x ANIMA I 50H NYE 🎧 l 10 pm - Jumpstart your New Year’s Eve at Muenze for their 52+ hours of celebration with the best sound and lineup Berlin can offer!

  • Sunday 31st - Berlin New Year's Eve Run🏃l 12 pm - Before the big New Year's Eve party, runners can end the old year in a sporty way at the traditional Berlin New Year's Eve Run of the SCC Berlin

  • Sunday 31st - New Year’s Eve Studio54 at Provocateur Berlin 🪩 l 7 pm - Jump into the new year at Provocateur Hotel with a seductive dinner with sensual entertainment and an unforgettable, glittering Studio54 party night

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PS: Will VC pick up in 2024? In this edition of Sifted Talks they interview VCs from Multiple Capital, Puzzle Ventures, and Dawn Capital about the future of VC: Looking ahead to 2024. I can highly recommend watching and getting ready for the new year 😉