We will already be in Berlin from tomorrow (Thursday): The first Black Yellow activities will take place in the BVB PUMA fan shop in the Potsdamer Platz two days before the Cup final. Everything from Kicker, competitions and contests to children's make up will be there, and of course the BVB photo machine, where you can take photos all to do with the Cup final as memories to take home.
Important guests will be expected in the afternoon: mascot-EMMA will be there for photos and autographs from 15:00 to 16:00 hrs. From 16:00 hrs our hero from Berlin, Norbert Dickel will take over.
Then on Friday we will visit Karstadt sports in Berlin-Steglitz. Again, there will be lots of Black Yellow activities waiting for you that took place in the Portdamer Platz Arcades before this. By the way, you can not only just win the fitting kit for the final in the competition, you can also win an originally signed jersey from season 2015/16. EMMA will come round at 14:00 hrs and from 15:30 to 16:30 there will be two BVB autograph sessions.
Our BVB info service will be waiting for you at the Washingtonplatz, directly between the Hauptbahnhof (main rail station) and the Spree. you can find all the infos to the Black Yellow activities in the city here. The BVB info service will welcome the arriving fans and will help them find their way and orient themselves.
Our double-decker bus from MAN will be in action again this year. You can get on the bus on Friday or also on Saturday! The departure bus stop is next to Washingtonplatz in the Ella-Trebe-Strasse.
Departure times on Friday: 14.30 hrs / 15.15 hrs / 16.00 hrs / 17.00 hrs / 17.45 hrs / 18.30 hrs
Departure times on Saturday: 10.00 hrs / 10.45 hrs / 11.30 hrs / 12.15 hrs / 13.00 hrs / 13.45 hrs / 14.30 hrs / 15.15 hrs / 16.15 hrs / 17.00 hrs
It will also be Black yellow on the Spree, this time in double execution. The two BVB WILO boats will invite 120 fans to a free-of-charge sightseeing tour of Berlin on Saturday. This will start at 10:45 hrs and run every 45 minutes from the departure point "Paul-Löbe-Haus" near the Hauptbahnhof (main rail station).
Times on Saturday for the FMS Rixdorf: 10.45 hrs / 11.45 hrs / 12.45 hrs / 13.45 hrs / 14.45 hrs / 15.45 hrs
Times for FMS Spree-Perle on Saturday: 11.00 hrs / 12.00 hrs / 13.00 hrs / 14.30 hrs / 15.30 hrs / 16.30 hrs
You will get free-of-charge tickets for our BVB MAN bus or the BVB WILO Spreeboats at the BVB info service desk and all info desks for all of our many activities for the Cup final weekend in Berlin - as long as there are enough tickets to go around.
You will also find mobile photo stations at various attractions in the capital. Here everyone can take their very own personal photo to take home with them as a memory of the occasion.
The BVB App will give you a complete overview of all activities in Berlin. The BVB App will go into "holiday-mode" as of 9:09 hrs on Friday and will give updates on all activities.
As "only" 35000 BVB fans can actually get into the Berlin Olympic Stadium - each finalist had a contingent of 21400 places and in addition there are 31500 tickets that have been allocated to sponsors or have been available for sale via the DFB -, Borussia Dortmund has yet again this year organised a Public Viewing with the help of their main sponsor Evonik. 14000 Black Yellow fans will watch the game with great excitement in the Sommergarten - as was the case in 2014 - however this time the service will be much improved with a bigger screen, a better infrastructure and also a detailed stage programme. The gates already open at 14:40 hrs.
Should Borussia Dortmund win the DFB Cup for the fourth time after 1965, 1989 and 2012, the show will continue in Dortmund on Sunday. The start of the procession from the Westfalenhütte via Borsigplatz to the City is scheduled for 15:09 hrs.
You will find all infos in one place from Thursday, 19.May via: bvb.de/pokalfinale2016