Christmas market Lucerne

05. - 22. December 2024 | Christmas market in Luzern

The Christmas market at Franziskanerplatz in Lucerne is an annual event, traditionally held from the beginning of December until just before Christmas Eve. This festive market is organized by IG Luzerner Herbstmesse und Märkte, an organization not only known for organizing the market but also for its expertise in conducting various seasonal events..

Franziskanerplatz, with the imposing Franciscan Church, provides a picturesque setting for the Christmas market. Surrounded by historic buildings and in close proximity to significant landmarks, including the famous Chapel Bridge and the Water Tower, this location is predestined for the market. The market itself spans the entire Franziskanerplatz, offering a variety of stalls and activities.

Visitors to the market can look forward to unique experiences. There are special attractions for children such as cookie baking and face painting. The festive atmosphere is enhanced by Christmas music from various musical groups and choirs. A special delight are the traditional delicacies and beverages offered at the market – from savory treats to sweet delicacies and warming drinks.

Access to the market is convenient and easy, both on foot and by public transport, making it an ideal meeting place for locals and tourists.

Lucerne itself is rich in history and culture. Known for its well-preserved medieval architecture, the city is surrounded by mountains and lies on Lake Lucerne, giving it breathtaking natural beauty. Historical landmarks, museums, and cultural heritage make Lucerne a fascinating destination.

In conclusion, the Christmas market at Franziskanerplatz is not just a place for pre-Christmas shopping but also an experience that reflects the traditional Swiss Christmas spirit and the uniqueness of Lucerne. It is a place where the joy and sense of community of the holidays come alive.

The Christmas market will take place on 18 days from Thursday, 05. December to Sunday, 22. December 2024 in Lucerne.

In 138 days
05.12.2024 - 22.12.2024*
Thursday - Sunday, 18 days
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Local time:
20:14 h (UTC +02:00)

Fair location:

Frankziskanerplatz, CH-6003 Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland


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Fair organizer
IG Luzerner Herbstmesse und Märkte
Winkelriedstr. 12a
CH-6002 Lucerne, Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0)36 09330
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Past editions:
  • 01. - 21. December 2023
  • 01. - 21. December 2022
  • 02. - 21. December 2021
  • 05. - 22. December 2019
  • 30 Nov. - 19 Dec. 2018
  • 01. - 20. December 2017
  • 03. - 21. December 2016
  • 03. - 20. December 2015
  • 04. - 21. December 2014

Fair location:

Frankziskanerplatz, CH-6003 Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland


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Product groups: candles, christmas cribs, christmas decorations, christmas lights, christmas ornaments, christmas pastries, cookies, drinks, food, gingerbread, mulled wine, nativity scenes, punch, tree hangers, 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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Where does the Christmas market taking place?
The Christmas market fair takes place in Lucerne, at the Frankziskanerplatz.

When is the Christmas market taking place?
Visit the Christmas market from 05. - 22. December 2024.

How often does the Christmas market take place?
The Christmas market takes place annually.

What kind of fair is the Christmas market?
The Christmas market is an exhibition for Christmas, Christmas fair and Advent market.