Tesla has turned its Berlin Gigafactory into a festival site with rave music, a Ferris wheel and food stalls for 9,000 visitors

Kate Davy

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Maja Hatij / Getty Images

  • Tesla has transformed its Gigafactory in Berlin into a festival site for the district fair “Giga-Fest”.

  • Videos on Twitter show the festival set up with rave music, a Ferris wheel, and game booths.

  • Giga-Fest begins at 10 a.m. and DJs will continue to “go the party” after 7 p.m., according to Tesla’s website.

Tesla has converted its Gigafactory in Berlin into a festival site for a county fair called “giga fest,held on Saturdays, Reuters first mentioned.

Videos Spread On Twitter, massive platforms featured on-site flashing lights, speakers blaring electronic music, and devices that lit small lightning bolts as the automaker prepared to celebrate one day.

One Video The post on Saturday showed that Tesla has also set up a Ferris wheel, whirlpool and game kiosks at the factory site. Food trucks serving local food will be available at the festival, according to Tesla’s Giga-Fest website.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Plans announced for the first time For the county fair in August, the She said In September he plans to attend.

Giga-Fest card holders can also take a tour of the day’s battery and electric vehicle factory. Musk said that Tesla will prioritize residents of Brandenburg and Berlin on the tour, but that the general public will also be able to visit.

The county fair is scheduled to kick off at 10 a.m. and finish at 7 p.m. Saturday, but bands and DJs will “keep the party going,” according to the site.

Online registration for the exhibition ended on September 30, the website said. She added that space is limited and “if we had the capacity, we would prioritize visitors with a zip code in Berlin or Brandenburg.”

About 9,000 people are expected to head to Giga-Fest in Tesla on Saturday.

Although large gatherings are 5,000 people due to COVID-19 restrictions, Tesla requested and received permission To host 9,000 people at Giga-Fest, Reuters reported on Thursday.

Visitors are required to show evidence of vaccination, recovery from COVID-19, or a negative PCR test within the past 48 hours, according to rules listed on Tesla’s Giga-Fest website.

Tesla previously said it plans to start production at the Berlin Gigafactory At the end of 2021.

But the decision to build the Giga factory did not come without criticism. Local environmental groups have argued that the site can threatening drinking water in the area. Meanwhile, a German court ruled that deforestation would Endangering the local population of sand lizards.

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