Christmas in Prague

Christmas in Prague

You can experience the most amazing period of the year in Prague. Christmas in Prague have an unforgettable atmosphere. Historic houses, palaces and towers, cobbled streets and baroque squares lit by gas lamps enchant every visitor. Come and enjoy Christmas in Prague. Christmas Prague is unforgettable.

Christmas markets in Prague

Winter Prague is interwoven with the charming atmosphere of Christmas. You can admire Christmas trees with lots of lights, advent wreaths, candlesticks, nativity scenes with live animals, ornaments, decorations, handicrafts and Christmas treats. These traditional Christmas products and delicacies can be bought or tasted on festively decorated squares and beautifully tune in to the coming days of fulfilled wishes.

Christmas Markets in Prague – overview

Czech Christmas Markets – Náměstí Míru

Prague Christmas Markets 2018 - Trdelnik
Prague Christmas Markets 2018 – Trdelnik

20.11.2018 – 24.12.2018
Traditional Christmas Markets on the Main Square in Vinohrady Square. In front of the church of St. Ludmily.
open: daily 10.00 – 19.00
In front of the church of St. Ludmily again grows a lot of stalls with a varied selection of Christmas goods: mistletoe, advent wreaths, candles, candlesticks, toys, Christmas decorations and bindings, candies, advent calendars, nativity scenes, art craft products.

Manifesto Winter Market

On Florenc, Prague 1 – New Town
open 11: 00-20: 00 only Thursday
The Manifesto Market, which got to Prague on The New York Times, changed its appearance and concept into an unprecedented Christmas market.
The Manistesto Winter Market will last 5 weeks until 23 December and will always be open from Thursday until Sunday from 11 am to 8 pm.
The container city also has four unique heated igloos, the same as that which has become a hit in London and New York Roof Cafes.
The Manifesto features twenty gourmet businesses led by renowned chefs, including Italian chef Matteo de Carli and the new concept of the Bowl featuring Still Life. There is also a rich selection of seasonal special drinks – Honest welding, punch and hot fruit grogy. You can see and buy a selection of Czech design, original handicraft gifts and art in cooperation with the curators of Lemarket, which is known for presenting the best local independent designers and designers. During the 20-day Advent Market, up to 100 dealers can be reached.

Christmas markets at the Castle

Prague Castle, Prague 1 – Hradcany
Fr 23.11.2018 – Su 6.1.2019
Christmas Markets at the Prague Castle at St. George’s Square.
Come and experience the advent atmosphere of Prague Castle and let yourself be inspired for Christmas shopping.
The Christmas markets make use of the largest area of ​​the world’s castle area and attract a quality assortment of carefully chosen products. Pleasant vendors will make you feel good, even if you do not buy anything. The stalls will be spread over the square behind the cathedral of St. Vitus, Wenceslas and Adalbert.
Opening hours:
Mon – Thu 9.00 – 18.00
Fri – Sun 9.00 – 19.00
24.12.2018 9.00 – 15.00
1.1.2019 11.00 – 18.00

Czech Christmas Markets – Tyl Square

Tylovo náměstí, Prague 2 – Vinohrady
Fr 23.11.2018 – Mon 24.12.2018
On Tyl’s Square there are several Christmas-time stalls, such as Old Bohemian Trdelnik, Moravian cakes, honey gourds, potato goodies, Tuscan Christmas delicacies, wine specialties, sand pictures, small gift items and, of course, refreshments with the aroma of wine and Christmas punch.
open: daily 10.00 – 19.00

Czech Christmas Markets – Republic Square

Náměstí Republiky, Prague 1 – Old Town
Su 25.11.2018 – Mon 24.12.2018
10.00 – 19.00
Christmas in the open air – traditional Christmas markets in the area towards V Celnici Street.
A wide range of Christmas items are available: mistletoe, advent wreaths, candles, candlesticks, toys, Christmas decorations and bindings, sweets, advent calendars, nativity scenes, art crafts, typical Christmas refreshments and much more.

Christmas Markets at the Exhibition Grounds + Pottery and Handicraft Markets

Exhibition Grounds, Prague 7 – Holesovice
Fr 30.11.2018 – Su 2.12.2018
10.00 – 18.00
Sales exhibition of gifts, decorations and ceramics.
Stay in the pre-Christmas bustle and draw a new inspiration. You take home gifts, decorations, good ideas or just the little things that please. The atmosphere of Christmas will complement carols, fragrant Christmas pastries, punch, spices and other goodies.
CHRISTMAS MARKETS take place in parallel with the PURPOSE AND MARKET MARKETS. Here you will find not only potters, but also craftsmen and old-fashioned craftsmen and tradesmen, who will offer you, in addition to selling their products, examples of their work.
At both exhibitions admission: 25 CZK
Children up to 10 years old have free admission.

Christmas markets in Old Town Square

Old Town Square, Prague 1 – Old Town
Sat 1.12.2018 – Sun 6.1.2019
The Main Christmas Market in the City
Prague Christmas Markets are one of the most beautiful in the world.
Most visitors will always attract Christmas markets in the Old Town Square, which bring every year to the historic center of the city the atmosphere of real Czech Christmas.
Beneath the solemnly lit and decorated tree, there are crèches and live animals to remind the atmosphere of Bethlehem – sheep, donkey, lama. Typical Christmas merchandise is sold in the stalls, and examples of traditional folk crafts can be seen at the market.
Throughout the market, market visitors can enjoy the program on a large stage in Old Town Square. Live performances of folklore, ethnographic and children’s ensembles from all over the country and abroad and program blocks for both small and large audiences.
The Old Town Square will decorate the spruce spruce from the Liberec region during the advent. For the first time, it lights up at its best on Saturday 1 December 2018 at 16.30 and then every day at 4:30 pm, 7:30 pm, 6:30 pm, 7:30 pm, 3:30 pm and 7:30 pm.
Opening hours:
sales houses with product assortment will be open every day from 10.00 to 22.00
refreshment stands will be open daily from 10.00 to 24.00
The stalls offer mainly Christmas goods and Czech handicraft products – tree decorations, candy cutters, decorations, candles, advent wreaths. Traditional Christmas dishes, such as hot chestnuts, mulled wine or christmas candies, will be brought to market.

Christmas Markets Wenceslas Square

Wenceslas Square, Prague 1 – New Town
sa 1.12.2018 – sun 6.1.2019
You can also admire the famous Christmas tree and stalls with examples of traditional folk crafts every year on Wenceslas Square. Not only on the Old Town Square, but also on Christmas Eve there is a fish soup.
Sale houses with product range will be open daily from 10.00 to 22.00
Selected refreshment stalls will be open daily from 10.00 to 24.00.

Christmas markets of Republic Square

Náměstí Republiky, Prague 1
Sa 1.12.2018 – Su 30.12.2018
Traditional Christmas markets in front of the Palladium shopping center.
Sale houses with a product range will be open daily from 10.00 to 22.00
Selected refreshment stalls will be open daily from 10.00 to 24.00.
In stalls you can see Christmas goods and Czech handicrafts – Christmas tree decorations, candy decorations, decorations, candles, advent wreaths and Christmas-themed items. Traditional Christmas dishes, such as hot chestnuts, mulled wine or christmas candies, will be brought to market.

Christmas at Kampa

Kampa, Prague 1 – Lesser Town
Fr 7.12.2018 – Su 6.1.2019
10.00 – 22.00
Christmas markets in Kampa have a romantic atmosphere.
The market takes place in the square beneath the Charles Bridge, between the main Vltava river and Čertovka, in sight of the Prague Castle.
You can buy quality souvenirs, wooden puppets, glass figures, porcelain figures and straw ornaments.

Visit Christmas markets in Prague and experience the unforgettable atmosphere of Advent and Christmas.

Bye in Prague

Best Prague Events in May

Best Prague Events in May

Best Prague Events in May
Best Prague Events in May

Do not you know where to go in Prague in May? We bring overview of interesting events in Prague. Here are the tips of the best Prague events in May.

Best Prague Events in May.

May 1 – Feast of rosé wines
Old Castle Stairs, Prague 1

May 1 – Veggie Naplavka LIFE
Rašínovo nábřeží

May 1 – Festival of microbreweries 4. First Beer May
Břevnov Monastery, Markétská 1

May 1 – Take a four-wheeled 81-71 subway train

May 1 – 20 – Butterflies and plants
Prague Botanical Garden
Fata Morgana Greenhouse, Tuesday-Sunday

May 5 – Volkswagen Marathon Weekend 2018
Old Town Square

May 9 – Den Evropy 2018 / Europe Day 2018
Strelecky Island

May 9 – Bobby McFerrin in Prague
Forum Karlín, Pernerova 51

May 10 – 26 – Czech Beer Festival
Letenská plain

May 11 – MAGNETIC Festival – Axwell Ingrosso, Prague
PVA EXPO Prague, Letnany

May 12 – Embassy Festival Food & Culture
Farmer Markets on Kulaťák, Vítězné náměstí

May 12 – Barvám Neutečeš 2018 – Prague
Psychiatric hospital Bohnice, Ustavni 91

May 12 – Prague Candy Festival 2018
Pragovka, Kolbenova 34

May 12 – Asia Food Fest Dragonfly
Smíchovská náplavka

May 12 – Opening of Prague Spring on Kampa
Kampa Park, Kampa 8b
The Prague Spring Music Festival is held from 12.5. to 3.6. At several places in Prague, especially in the Municipal House and Rudolfinum

May 13 – Vienna Days in Prague

May 14 – Svatojanske Navalis 2018
Prague 1, river

May 15 – Miss Agro 2018
Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Kamýcka 129

May 18 – Praha pije víno / Prague Drinks Wine 2018
New Town Hall Prague, Karlovo náměstí 23

May 19 – March Prague – Prčice

May 19 – Family Day
Havlickovy sady, Prague – Vinohrady

May 19 – Ruzovy maj na Naplavce – Pink May, Czech and Moravian vine 2018
Farmers’ markets Náplavka, Rašínovo nábřeží

May 19 – 95 With You!
Riegrovy sady, Prague – Vinohrady
Czech Radio celebrates its ninety-fifth birthday since the start of regular broadcasting.

May 21 – 27 – Prague Design Week
Hybernská 4

May 25 – Night of churches 2018
Churches open their gates, many places.

May 26 -27 – Prague Food Festival 2018

May 26 -27 – Mezi Ploty 2018
Psychiatric Hospital Prague – Bohnice, music festival

May 26 – Ratolest Fest 2018
Rašínovo nábřeží
The fifth year of a small family festival (somewhat gigantic) is traditionally on both banks of the Vltava river. There are over 100 small and large sports, artistic, natural, technical and water experiences waiting for you. Ratolest Fest – Best Day for a Family by the River.

May 26 – 5th Medieval Festivities in Břevnov Monastery
Břevnov Monastery

May 26 – Festival of Creative and Logical Gaming – Prague 2018
Strelecky Island

May 26 – Prague Rooftop Festival 2018
Amazing views of the city, exclusive locations, great atmosphere and beautiful sunsets in the party rhythm. Multiple places.

May 31 – Merkado 2018
Jiřího z Poděbrad square
Merkado turns the fifth in a row of Jiřího z Poděbrad square in Latin America. This year’s festival theme is meat.

What to do in Prague in April

What to do in Prague in April

What to do in Prague in April - Visit Prague
What to do in Prague in April – Visit Prague

In April you could get blooming sets in the Petrin Park. A classic walk along the royal road from the Powder Tower across Old Town Square, the Charles Bridge to the Prague Castle is amazing every month. Do not forget to visit the river bank ‘Naplavka’ or ZOO and botanical gardens. Old castle Vyšehrad is also interesting place with the spirit of history and for superb view of Prague scenery.

Tips for events and what to do in Prague in April

1.4. – 8.4.2018 Gallery Dancing House: The exhibition of Josef Lada is extended for a week.
1.4. – 15.4.2018 The Prague Exhibition Grounds in Holešovice: Matějská pouť / St. Matthew’s Fair.
2.4.2018, 19:30 O2 arena: Metallica Concert.
3.4. – 20.5.2018, Tue-Sun 9.00-18.00, Fata Morgana Glasshouse, Botanical Garden Prague – Troja: Exhibition Butterflies and plants.
6.4. – 8.4.2018 PVA Expo Prague – Letňany: For Bikes – 9th Cycling Fair.
6.4. – 30.4.2018 Prague: Young Jazz tuning– International Festival of Contemporary Jazz.
7.4.2018 Prague: Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon 2018 will begin the running season in Prague.
7.4. – 24.4.2018 Prague: European Film Days.
12.4. – 15.4.2018 The Prague Exhibition Grounds in Holešovice: Autoshow Praha 2018.
12.4. – 15.4.2018 PVA Expo Praha – Letňany: Family and Leisure Fairs – For Family, For Kids, For Pets and Aktiv 55+.
16. 4. 2018, 20:00, O2 arena: concert Imagine Dragons 2018
19.4.2018 Forum Karlín, Rudolfinum Prague: Film Music Prague 2018 – film music festival.
22.4.2018 Cross] [club Praha – Holesovice: Street Food Festival – spring 2018.
27.4.2018, 20:00, O2 arena: Roger Waters.
27.4. – 29.4.2018 Gallery Weekend 2018 – Prague.
28.4.2018 Prague Majáles 2018 Airport Prague Letňany.
28.4.2018 Grand Veteran – veterans exhibition at Bohnice Psychiatric Hospital.

Or you can visit one of favorite Spring or Farming Markets.
Naplavka markets
Markets on Jirak
Farmer’s markets at Náměstí Republiky
Karlin Farmer Markets

10 reasons to take a city break in Prague

10 reasons to visit Prague

Prague is a city of architecture. Romanesque chapels and cellars, Gothic cathedrals, Baroque palaces and gardens, worldly Art Nouveau buildings and unique Cubist architecture make it a unique place in the world.

Prague is a city of best and cheap beer. Taste traditional Pilsner at any of Prague’s pubs or beers from small and medium-sized breweries both from the Czech Republic and abroad. Beer is really cheap in Prague!

Prague is musical. Prague can satisfy both classical music fans and fans of rock, pop and every other genre. While you can get your fill of classical music in the Rudolfinum, the Municipal House, or one of the churches in Prague, no fan of dance music should miss a visit to Prague’s music clubs.

Prague is a town of bridges over picturesque river Vltava. Few cities can claim to have such a picturesque river as the Vltava. Pragues is spanned by over thirty bridges and footbridges, its water gently laps the edges of ten islands, and each day dozens of steamers, rowboats and pedal boats glide through its waters.

Prague’s historic gardens and parks are truly some of Prague’s gems. There are over two hundred – the oldest of them was founded in the Middle Ages, they offer breathtaking views of the city.

Prague also has celebrated cafés which people visit out of respect for the classical café tradition. Try Café Slavia; experience a nearly Parisian atmosphere at Café Louvre; and the Grand Café Orient will win you over with its exceptional Cubist interiors.

You can cool your shopping fever in a number of modern shopping malls (Palladium, Nový Smíchov, Arkády Pankrác and more) or on Pařížská Street, Prague’s most exclusive shopping avenue, home to many of the world’s top luxury brands.

Prague offers countless activities for families with children. Take a steamship from the city centre to the Prague Zoo, rightly considered to be one of the most beautiful zoos in the world.

Prague has technical monuments commemorating changes in the everyday life of our ancestors in comparison with the present day.

Prague’s views are breathtaking 365 days a year with nearly a thousand towers and spires. That’s Prague is nicknamed “the city of a hundred spires”.