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17-25 June 2023

Special Olympics Festival

The Special Olympics Festival offers a unique experience for all visitors with a diverse stage program, partner and sponsor stands, interactive activities, information on the topic of inclusion as well as an array gastronomic offers. It is the central meeting point for athletes, family members, delegations, Berliners, honored guests, sponsors, partners and all interested parties. People with intellectual disabilities are involved in all areas of the Special Olympics Festival.

15-25 June 2023 (subject to change)

Neptunbrunnen, 10718 Berlin-Mitte (next to Alexanderplatz and the Red Town Hall)

Smaller festival activities are also planned on Alexanderplatz and at Sommergarten on the grounds of Messe Berlin.


Additional information on the concept, program, operating hours, and more will be available on this page soon.

On the photo, there are two people smiling and showing their thumbs up. They are standing in front of Neptunbrunnen where the Special Olympics Festival took place during the National Games, and where is will be hosted again during the World Games Berlin 2023.
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The photo shows the cultural stage at the Special Olympics Festival. On it is a band.
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In the photo there five people dancing and holding each other's hands. All of them look very happy and exuberant.
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The photo shows a young man at the Brandenburg Gate, posing and looking at the camera. It looks like he is having a lot of fun.
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The photo shows the merchandise booth at the Special Olympics Festival during the National Games Berlin 2022. An employee shows some products and smiles towards the camera.
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The photo shows a group of 0´9 athletes celebrating at the Special Olympics Festival right in front of the TV tower at Alexanderplatz.
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The picture shows lanterns at night. In the background you can see the Berlin Cathedral.
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Is your organization, association, or institution a pioneer in the field of inclusion? Are you interested in supporting a topic that is relevant to society to help encourage a more inclusive society?

We offer organizations, associations and institutions, which are active in the field of inclusion, the opportunity to co-create the Special Olympics Festival – as exhibitor, workshop-provider or on stage. The application to participate at the Special Olympics Festival will be available on this page in Fall 2022. If you want to get be alerted when more information is available and/or when the application tool is open, fill in the short contact form below.

More details and information on participation opportunities and about the application will follow soon on this page.

Become part of the Special Olympics Festival 2023

Are you an inclusive organization, association, or institution interested in becoming an active part of the Special Olympics Festival? Send us your contact via the form below and we will contact you as soon as more details are published and the application tool is available on this page.
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