Christmas market Würzburg

29 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2024 | Würzburg Christmas market on the Upper and Lower Market Squares

The Würzburg Christmas Market, an annual celebration heralding the festive Advent season, is an event that brings together history, culture, and the joy of Christmas. This market, open daily from late November until December 23rd, offers visitors a unique opportunity to soak up the festive atmosphere in one of Germany's most historically significant cities..

First held in 1800, the organization of the Christmas market falls under the purview of the Würzburg city administration. They are responsible not only for its coordination but also for ensuring safety, cleanliness, and an engaging cultural program. The marketplace, centrally located and easily accessible in the heart of the city, serves as a picturesque backdrop for the event.

One of the main reasons for the distinctiveness and appeal of the Würzburg Christmas Market is its breathtaking setting. It is nestled amidst the historical backdrop of the Falkenhaus and the Gothic Marienkapelle, whose architectural beauty lends an almost magical atmosphere to the scene. These remarkable buildings amplify the market's historical ambiance and enhance its aesthetic appeal.

Spread across the entire marketplace, numerous stalls entice with a wide array of products – from traditional Christmas crafts and decorations to culinary delights. Visitors can meander through rows of festively adorned booths, all aglow in the gentle light of Christmas illuminations. A characteristic feature of the Würzburg Christmas Market is its blend of traditional Bavarian goods and international specialties, reflecting the cultural diversity of the region.

For guests arriving from afar, the market's central location ensures easy access via public transportation. Excellent connections to bus and train services make the market accessible to everyone.

In conclusion, it is clear that the Würzburg Christmas Market is much more than just a shopping experience: it is an annual tradition that celebrates the city's cultural heritage, fosters a sense of community, and provides a warm, festive atmosphere that delights people of all ages. It serves as a festive haven, inviting visitors to leave behind the stresses of everyday life and immerse themselves in the joyous mood of the Christmas season.

The Christmas market will take place on 25 days from Friday, 29. November to Monday, 23. December 2024 in Würzburg.

In 167 days
29.11.2024 - 23.12.2024*
Friday - Monday, 25 days
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Local time:
12:54 h (UTC +02:00)

Fair location:

Marktplatz, 97070 Würzburg, Bavaria, Germany


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Rückermainstr. 2
97070 Würzburg, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)931 370
Fax: +49 (0)931 373373
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Past editions:
  • 01. - 23. December 2023
  • 25 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2022
  • 27 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2020
  • 29 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2019
  • 30 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2018
  • 01. - 23. December 2017
  • 25 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2016
  • 27 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2015
  • 28 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2014
  • 29 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2013
  • 30 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2012

Fair location:

Marktplatz, 97070 Würzburg, Bavaria, 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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