Christmas markets in Bamberg and the region
During Advent, Maximiliansplatz square in the pedestrian zone is transformed into a Christmas market, featuring among others, a large Franconian half-timber nativity scene depicting various scenes from the Christmas story. Further markets featuring arts and crafts take place from late November to December in Bamberg and in many of the communities in the vicinity of Bamberg.
November 11th, 2023 - November 12th, 2023
Don Bosco Christmas Market
Artists and craftspeople exhibit and sell their selected works in lovingly decorated stalls and booths on Jakobsberg hill with its impressive and historical ambiance.
November 28th, 2023 - December 23rd, 2023
Bamberg Christmas Market
During the Christmas season, the marketplace at Maximiliansplatz in Bamberg's pedestrian zone is filled with pre-Christmas magic. In the heart of the Old Town with its illuminated and decorated shops and streets, the irresistible aroma of grilled bratwurst, roasted almonds, mulled wine and ...
December 1st, 2023 - December 3rd, 2023
Advent Market in the Sand
The square around the medieval Elisabethenkirche (Obere Sandstraße) offers the historical backdrop for the small, atmospheric Advent market in the sand. Around 30 exhibitors present their goods from regional products and handicrafts as well as high-quality commercial products.
December 2nd, 2023 - December 3rd, 2023
Advent magic Schlüsselfeld
Advent magic with a Christmas village in the town hall courtyard, stage performances, mulled wine, sweet and hearty treats, honey sales, woodwork and much more - the proceeds go to the community foundation.
December 8th, 2023 - December 10th, 2023
Kunstmarkt im Historischen Museum
Kunstausstellung und Verkaufsmesse mit höchstem gestalterisch-handwerklichen Anspruch in einem. Mit Fokus Franken zeigen Gestalter*innen aus ganz Deutschland hier ihre zeitgenössischen Arbeiten in Bamberg. Lassen Sie sich inspirieren, kommen Sie mit den Kunstschaffenden ins Gespräch und ...
December 16th, 2023 - December 17th, 2023
Intercultural Crafts Christmas Market
High quality crafts products sold by craftspeople from the region and a supporting programme showing the Christmas traditions and customs from different countries all over the world Situated in and around the lovingly renovated St. Johannes Chapel on Stephansberg hill.