Leipzig Christmas Markets 2018

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Leipzig Christmas Markets 2018

Christmas Market – Leipziger Weihnachtsmarkt
27.11.- 23.12.2018
City centre
daily from 10.00am to 9.00pm
Friday and Saturday from 10.00am to 20.00pm
22.11: Opening 5.00

The tradition of Christmas Markets in Leipzig dates back from the 15th century. Due to the extraordinary cultural and gastronomic offer in the Old Town, the markets in Leipzig now boast a legendary reputation.

With more than 250 stalls, this is one of the largest and finest Christmas Markets in Germany.


  • The Advent calendar’s largest Way. From 01.01 to 24.12
  • Santa Claus will be present during the market
  • Gnome-factory – craft area for children
  • Forest Fairy with puzzles for children (Thomas Wiese)
  • Concerts of trumpeters from the balcony of the Old Town Hall
  • Historical Christmas Market “Old Leipzig” (Naschmarkt)
  • Swings, Ferris wheel and miniature train rides for children
  • Display of model trains
  • Finnish Village (Augustusplatz)
  • Cultural program on the stage of market

How to get there

By plane
Airport Lipsia-Halle (30 km)
Erfurt Airport ( 130 km)
By car
Highways A 9, A 14 e A 38
To access some cities in German it is necessary to purchase a mark, the Feinstaubplakette”, to be exhibited on the windshield. This rule is now about to extend all over the country.
Further information on the driving mark, as well as a list of locations where it is required can be found on the following webpage : http://www.umwelt-plakette.de/

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