All through the year, Munich has lots of cultural and social highlights to offer.
Shrove Tuesday 2016
09 February – Music, masks and dance in the pedestrian zone; 11 am Market Women’s Dance at Viktualienmarkt. U-Bahn S-Bahn Marienplatz,
Spring Festival at Theresienwiese 2016
15 April - 01 May – Over 100 funfair businesses and various beer tents offer different live music every day – the perfect party. U-Bahn U4/U5 Theresienwiese,
Auer Dult 2016
This festival at Mariahilfplatz is a mecca for everyone who loves flea markets, kitchenware and tasty Bavarian titbits. Maidult 30 April - 08 May, Jakobidult 30 July - 07 August, Kirchweihdult 15 - 23 October.
Late-Night Music 2016
30 April – Everyone in Munich swings, sings, celebrates and dances the night away.
TIP: Founding of Munich Festival 2016
prob. 18 - 19 June – Munich celebrates its 858th birthday through out the city for two days of festivities.
Tollwood Festival 2016
29 June - 24 July Olympiapark and November - December Theresienwiese

Twice a year, this festival offers an exciting mix of international musicians and theatre groups, live music, art and culture as well as the international "Market of Ideas"; hotline for info and tickets: phone 0700 38385024.
Open-Air Classical 2016
16 - 17 July – Large, annual open air concert featuring classical music at Odeonsplatz. Boasts the flair of an Italian piazza – against a backdrop of festively illuminated historic buildings. U-Bahn U3-U6 Odeonsplatz,
Kocherlball 2016
The Kocherlball on 17 July is an old Munich tradition. As long ago as the 19th century, young service workers would meet at the Chinesischer Turm very early every summer Sunday morning to dance before returning to work. If you want to dance at the Kocherlball, better arrive bright and early (or late...): the music starts at 6 am.
Oktoberfest 2016
17 September - 03 October  - The most famous and largest fair in the world! U-Bahn U4/U5 Theresienwiese,,
Late-Night Museums 2016
15 October - Over 80 museums, collections and galleries offer various tours from 7 pm - 2 am.
Christmas Market and Ice Skating 2016
Mid November - January - Traditional Christmas market between Marienplatz and Stachus. Advent music from Town Hall’s balcony every day at 5:30 pm. Until mid-January, a fantastic ice-skating rink at Stachus draws ice skaters from near and far. U-Bahn S-Bahn Marienplatz, Karlsplatz (Stachus),,