Christmas Market Jena

| Christmas market in Jena city center

The Jena Christmas Market, an annual highlight of the pre-Christmas season, is a festive tradition set against the picturesque backdrop of Jena. It regularly runs until December 22nd, transforming the city into a winter wonderland brimming with lights, colors, and festive cheer..

Jena itself, renowned for its vibrant history and status as a university town, provides the perfect setting for such an event. The city breathes history and modernity in equal measure, giving it a unique aura that attracts visitors from near and far.

Organized by JenaKultur, an institution responsible not only for the market's coordination but also for infusing additional cultural expertise into its design, the marketplace in the heart of the old town is particularly striking with its carefully restored buildings. Here, the market stalls line up, their atmosphere enriched by the historical town hall and the shimmering city church, which offer a sublime backdrop to the hustle and bustle.

The market stalls extend throughout various areas of Jena's city center, inviting visitors to stroll, marvel, and indulge. A distinctive feature of the Jena Christmas Market is the tower blowing from the towers of the city church, filling the air with festive sounds. Not to be overlooked is Thuringia's grand Christmas pyramid, majestically perched on the Eichplatz and known far beyond the city's borders.

Traditional delicacies such as Thuringian bratwurst and regional specialties are available for the palate, complemented by fragrant mulled wine and other winter beverages. In conclusion, the Jena Christmas Market is an event worth visiting not only for its traditional offerings but also for its warm and welcoming atmosphere. It is this blend of historical ambiance, cultural richness, and festive mood that makes it so special and captures the hearts of visitors year after year.

The Christmas Market take place annually, and therefore presumably in November 2024 in Jena.

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Local time:
10:00 h (UTC +01:00)

Fair location:

Am Markt, 07743 Jena, Thuringia, Germany


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Löbdergraben 14a
07743 Jena, Germany
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Past editions:
  • 24 Nov. - 22 Dec. 2023
  • 25 Nov. - 22 Dec. 2022
  • 25 Nov. - 22 Dec. 2019
  • 26 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2018
  • 27 Nov. - 22 Dec. 2017
  • 25 Nov. - 22 Dec. 2016
  • 25 Nov. - 22 Dec. 2015
  • 25 Nov. - 22 Dec. 2014

Fair location:

Am Markt, 07743 Jena, Thuringia, Germany


for trade fair date in Jena

Product groups: christmas cakes, christmas decorations, christmas lights, christmas ornaments, cookies, gingerbread, punch, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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