Christmas market Gotha

| Gotha Christmas market in the historic city center

The Gotha Christmas Market, an annual highlight set against the picturesque backdrop of Thuringia, celebrates the festive season from the last week of November until December 30th. This traditional event occurs in a rhythmic annual cycle, inviting visitors to the historic city of Gotha to experience Advent in a unique atmosphere..

What makes Gotha predestined for this market is its rich history and architectural beauty. The market itself takes place in the Hauptmarkt, surrounding the historic town hall. This location is not only central but also symbolic, as the town hall and other historical buildings lend the market a unique, almost fairytale-like atmosphere.

The market stalls, located in this area, offer a variety of goods and culinary delights. They spread across the entire Hauptmarkt, inviting visitors to stroll through the festively decorated alleys.

A visit to the Gotha Christmas Market promises a number of special features. In addition to the classic Christmas market atmosphere, there is often a diverse cultural program, curated by local artists and musicians. These performances transform the market into not just a shopping destination, but also a cultural experience.

A distinctive feature of the Gotha Christmas Market is the combination of traditional elements and the city's unique setting. It's this blend that makes the market so worth visiting - a perfect symbiosis of history, culture, and festive joy.

Traditional Thuringian delicacies and beverages are another highlight. From savory Thuringian sausages to sweet treats, accompanied by spicy mulled wine, the market offers a range of culinary delights that reflect the regional cuisine.

The market is a reflection of Gotha's warm and welcoming community, inviting everyone each year to be part of this wonderful tradition.

The Christmas market in Gotha took place from Monday, 27. November to Saturday, 30. December 2023.

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Local time:
09:10 h (UTC +01:00)

Fair location:

Neumarkt, 99867 Gotha, Thuringia, Germany


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Hauptmarkt 17
99867 Gotha, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)3621 510430
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Past editions:
  • 27 Nov. - 30 Dec. 2023
  • 21 Nov. - 30 Dec. 2022
  • 25 Nov. - 30 Dec. 2019
  • 26 Nov. - 30 Dec. 2018
  • 27 Nov. - 30 Dec. 2017
  • 23 Nov. - 26 Dec. 2016
  • 25 Nov. - 27 Dec. 2015
  • 28 Nov. - 30 Dec. 2014

Fair location:

Neumarkt, 99867 Gotha, Thuringia, Germany


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Product groups: candles, ceramics, Christmas biscuits, Christmas decorations, Christmas lights, Christmas tree decorations, cookies, drinks, food, gingerbread, hats, heat pads, jewellery, knitwear, lamps, mulled wine, nativity scenes, nativity scenes, pastries, punch, soaps, spices, tree pendants, wooden decorations, …

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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