Court Theater
Langhans Halls Charlottenburg Palace

Modern event venue behind historical facade: Former Court Theater Charlottenburg Palace

The early classical Court Theater originated in 1788 as the western closure of the Schloss Charlottenburg and originally served the height of courtly festivities.

The former Court Theatre were first made accessible to the public again in August, 2015 with the exhibition “Frauensache”. Since the reopening, the former palace theater is available for a wide variety of high-quality events and functions. Whether gala dinners, exhibitions, conferences or weddings and other private festivities – the location offers the perfect setting for every occasion.

Behind the historical facade of the imposing three-story building, modern event halls flooded with light can be found on a surface area of 1,200 square meters. There are a total of three generous halls on the ground and first floors as well as two foyers that can be rented individually or together.

The representative building lies in the midst of the baroque Schlosspark in the west of the city.

 Characteristics Modern interior decoration in gray, 3.70m high, floor-to-ceiling windows in the two fronts, dance-suitable linoleum flooring, good acoustics, park view, barrier-free, elevator, ground-level delivery up to 7.5 tons
 Equipment Underfloor heating, WiFi (limited), modern bathrooms (6x ladies’, 6x gentlemen’s, 1x handicapped), coat check room in the entrance hall
Optional extras Different stages bookable (24 to 48 square meters), The Berlin Residence Orchestra in historic costumes, welcome by a master of ceremonies in historic costume, exclusive palace tours or special openings
 Rental period 24 hours / exclusive rental, continual support by on-site project managers

Hall Friedrich I.


Size 306 square meters (18.39 m x 16.76m)
Event types Dinner and dinner shows, birthdays, anniversary celebrations, wedding celebrations, balls, lectures, fairs, exhibitions, conferences, meetings, receptions and presentations
Seats Banquet seating (round gala tables): 140 Pers.
Block tables (long tables): 200 Pers. Parliamentary seating: 130 Pers.
Theater seating: 200 Pers.
Standing tables: 200 Pers.
Specific features 6 columns, 8 windows

Hall Luise


Size 306 square meters (18.39 m x 16.76m)
Event types Dinner and dinner shows, birthdays, anniversary celebrations, wedding celebrations, balls, lectures, fairs, exhibitions, conferences, meetings, receptions and presentations
Seats Banquet seating (round gala tables): 140 Pers.
Block tables (long tables): 200 Pers. Parliamentary seating: 130 Pers.
Theater seating: 200 Pers.
Standing tables: 200 Pers.
Specific features Balcony, 6 columns, 12 windows

Hall Sophie Charlotte


Size 306 square meters (18.39 m x 16.76m)
Event types Dinner and dinner shows, birthdays, anniversary celebrations, wedding celebrations, balls, lectures, fairs, exhibitions, conferences, meetings, receptions and presentations
Seats Banquet seating (round gala tables): 140 Pers.
Block tables (long tables): 200 Pers. Parliamentary seating: 130 Pers.
Theater seating: 200 Pers.
Standing tables: 200 Pers.
Specific features 6 columns, 8 windows

Connecting space

Size 60.12 square meters
Event types Lounge, bar, kitchen
Seats 60 Pers.
Specific features 3 windows

Ground floor foyer

Size 160 square meters
Event types Reception, wardrobe
Seats 150 guests
Specific features Entrance area, 2 firmly installed bars

First floor foyer

Size 108 square meters
Event types Reception, coat check room
Seats 150 guests

Our event contact person will be happy to assist you personally with appointment enquiries, further information about the West Wing, and rental rates and options. Just give us a call – or send us an email.

Maximilian Klemme
Sales Manager Eventlocation
Telephone: +49 (0) 30 2581 0351 23



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Touching moments that change your life

Births, baptisms, communions or confirmations, birthdays and anniversaries, engagements and weddings: whatever the occasion, the Great Orangery Charlottenburg is the ideal venue for celebrating your private parties.



Perfect moments your guests will remember forever

Festive receptions, glittering balls, elegant soirées, tasteful gala dinners: the Great Orangery is the perfect choice for a stately ambience and sophisticated atmosphere.



Decisive moments that determine your success

Product presentations, project completions, press conferences, launch events, company anniversaries: significant business events deserve a momentous setting like the Great Orangery.


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Set the mood surrounded by greenery: the Orangery Garden

Over an area of 2,000m2, the Orangery Garden is an inviting setting for atmospheric and exhilarating moments in the open air. Your meetings or celebrations are sure to be unforgettable, surrounded by nature cultivated according to the model of Baroque gardens and set against the backdrop of the Charlottenburg Palace – in the heart of the city, yet far from the hustle and bustle and noise of the traffic. The extensive gardens are especially suitable for sparkling receptions, presenting tasteful catering services, or rousing summer festivals.

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Our rooms offer space for large-scale, memorable scenes

From classic banquet seating to contemporary lounge concepts, from exuberant parties to tasteful gala dinners, from small, private celebrations to lively company parties: the function rooms of the Grand Orangery offer a suitable setting for any occasion and any event idea


A successful reception makes the perfect first impression

From an enchanting carnival atmosphere with walking acts to a bright welcome with modern light installations to a Hollywood-style reception on a red carpet, there's no limit to your creativity at the Orangery. On request, our master of ceremonies or the Berlin Residence Orchestra will also receive your guests in period costumes. You're sure to enthral and delight your guests at the very latest when they enter the opulent baroque architecture of the rotunda.

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at a glance


  • In der Großen Orangerie ist unser Herzenswunsch einer romantischen Hochzeit in Erfüllung gegangen.
    Eine beeindruckende Location in die wir uns sofort verliebt haben.
    Von der ersten bis zur letzten Minute haben wir uns hier wohlgefühlt, auch aufgrund des reibungslosen planerischen Ablaufs.

    Susanne M. & Michael M.

  • Ein riesiger Dank an Sie und Ihr Team für all die harte Arbeit bei der Vorbereitung unserer Hochzeitsfeier. Was für ein großartiger Service uns geboten wurde. Sie haben so zuvorkommend alle unsere Wünsche in der gesamten Organisation umgesetzt und dies auch am Tag der Hochzeit selbst. Für uns machte es die ganze Sache viel leichter, da wir uns gut aufgehoben gefühlt haben. Wir sagen danke!

    Miriam S. & Volker S.

  • “I have never received so much effusive thanks from our employees and business partners for inviting them to the Christmas party. The partners of the Great Orangery really demonstrated a magic touch for creating something special. Great.”

  • “We were looking for an extraordinary location – and we found one at the Great Orangery. The rooms were perfect for our festive occasion. Our guests felt almost like they were at the Prussian royal court and literally had a right royal time.”

Foto-Inventarnr: F0016978; Fotograf: Bach, Hans; Standort: Schloss Charlottenburg; Aufnahmedatum: 2008



partners for your event



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Maximilian Klemme

Location Manager
Phone +49 (0) 30 2581 035 14

To ensure your event will be to your guests’ taste


Catering by Marriott Berlin

The creative team from Catering by Marriott Berlin will delight your guests’ taste buds with the refined interplay between tasteful tradition and culinary trends. From exquisite appetizers to grandiose five-course gala dinners,  Catering by Marriott creates enjoyable moments. On request, the professional team will also handle the decoration and laying the banquet table.

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Markus Herbicht Catering

Zu einer herausragenden Event-Location gehört auch außergewöhnliches Essen, Trinken und Service am Gast. Mit Berlin Cuisine haben Sie einen der derzeit spannendsten Caterer für Ihre Events in der Großen Orangerie zur Seite. Ganz gleich für welchen Anlass. Berlin Cuisine steht für Contemporary Taste, kreativ und innovativ.

For shining eyes and melodious entertainment



NIKKUS Veranstaltungstechnik ist der smarte Partner für ästhetisch anspruchsvolle, durchdachte und budgetkonforme EventLösungen. Die Berater*innen von NIKKUS sind Verbündete, Mitdenker und Sparringspartner. Sie planen alles bis ins kleinste Detail. Geben Ihnen Impulse und sprudeln vor Ideen. Vor Ort baut das Team alles blitzschnell auf und später wieder ab. Sie genießen eine technisch perfekt umgesetzte Veranstaltung.

So your eyes have a reason to celebrate too


Party Rent Berlin GmbH

With 500 employees at 21 locations across Europe, the Party Rent Group ensures the perfect atmosphere at events of all sizes. The company pays special attention to innovation and an instinct for trends. This is reflected in its clever contemporary furniture and catering services –  from chairs and tables, to lounges and temporary offices, to kitchen, stage, and presentation technology.


Rent4Event GmbH

Rent4Eent was founded in 2000 by industry professionals to raise the bar in the “non-food catering” sector (event equipment). The Berlin-based company has remained true to this aspiration to this day. Tableware (glasses, crockery, cutlery), service accessories, kitchen equipment, furniture: Rent4Event outfits your event suitably for the occasion and on any scale. Outstanding service included.


Universum Geschirrverleih & Eventausstattung GmbH

Universum sees itself as a traditional and above all reliable event outfitter. The range of items for hire includes crockery, glasses, cutlery, furniture, table linen, and accessories – packaged to prevent breakage, shrink-wrapped, labelled, delivered on time, and ready to use, so that you and your on-site service and catering partners can concentrate on the essentials: the perfect event.

Because the good feeling of security is part of a successful event


B.E.S.T. Veranstaltungsdienste GmbH Berlin

With over 20 years of experience, B.E.S.T. offers a full service in terms of safety and service. In addition to traditional doormen (admission control), trained professionals ensure the security of your event both inside the premises and outside. On request, professional service staff will attentively welcome, verify, and seat your guests.

Event photography:
So you can relive the best moments again and again

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Pixel & Dot Photography

The photographers Kathrin Heller and Manuela Steinemann understand how to immortalise a unique atmosphere, a festive mood, and extraordinary moments in vivid images in a special way. As specialists in event, exhibition, and interior photography, the duo has made a name for themselves as a Pixel & Photography Dot  – and thoroughly deserves their status as preferred partners of the Great Orangery.

Loving details that make your event perfect

Wedding Flowers by Marie Lusso

Reinweiss Blumen – by Marie Lusso

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To make sure your guests feel entertained



The special occasion of passing your A-levels has to be celebrated properly! What would be better suited than a magnificent space with royal flair? Abitraum as a reliable partner for new graduates in Berlin and Brandenburg organizes your perfect prom with everything that goes with it, in our magnificent Great Orangery. Elegant gala dinner, stage entertainment or a party with lounge area, cocktail bar and DJ –  everything is possible here and Abitraum helps you realize your wishes.

Personnel for Events:
Because outstanding service and enthusiastic staff belong to a completely successful event.

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Ihre Ansprechpartner für Veranstaltungen
& Events in der Großen Orangerie

Maximilian Klemme
Location Manager
Tel.: 49 (0) 30 2581 035 14
Allgemeine Kontaktinformationen

Große Orangerie Schloss Charlottenburg
Orangerie Berlin GmbH
Spandauer Damm 22
14059 Berlin
Telefon: 49 (0) 30 2581 035 14
Fax: +49 (0) 30 2581 0352 00


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