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. In the Sand - Bamberg's oldest district - arts and craftsmen and -women congregate around the mediaeval Church of St. Elisabeth on the first weekend of Advent. Three crafts Christmas Markets offer high quality goods on the third and fourth Advent weekends.
Please note, that we cannot say yet, whether the markets can take place in 2020 or whether they will be cancelled due to Corona. We'll inform you as soon as possible.
Advent & ChristmasNovember 26th, 2020 - December 23rd, 2020
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 ...
Advent & ChristmasNovember 27th, 2020 - November 29th, 2020
Advent Market in the Sand
The mediaeval St. Elisabeth's Church and the stately town houses around St. Elisabeth's Square form the historical setting for the Advent Market in the Sand, Bamberg's oldest district. On the first weekend of Advent two dozen craftsmen and women gather to sell their Christmas wares. The ...
Advent & ChristmasDecember 12th, 2020 - December 13th, 2020
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.