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Magical Christmas Markets

Picturesque Christmas time in Vorarlberg

From the end of November until after Christmas, magical Christmas markets enchant the cities of Bregenz, Dornbirn, Hohenems, Feldkirch and Bludenz as well as some villages in Vorarlberg’s holiday regions. A calendar with all the already known dates of the Christmas markets in Vorarlberg can be found at the bottom of this page.

Christmas in the cities

Christmas Market in Bregenz
The Kornmarktplatz will be the central venue of the Bregenz Christmas Market from 15 November to 23 December 2023. Every year during Advent, a Christmas village is created here with all kinds of culinary delights in its own gastronomy zones and traditional handicrafts. Young visitors can also enter into the magic of the pre-Christmas season here. A special experience is the charming arts and crafts market in the Oberstadt, the old town of Bregenz. The market takes place on three weekends during Advent. Christmas Market in Bregenz

Vorarlberg Lines Christmas Ships
Traditionally, the Vorarlberg Lines Christmas ship operates between the Bregenz and Lindau Christmas markets. The Christmas ship on Lake Constance sails every Friday to Sunday from 24 November to 17 December 2023. Vorarlberg Lines Christmas ships

Christmas Market in Feldkirch
The town of Feldkirch will once again live up to the title of “Christmas Town” and enrich the Christmas season with many lights. From 1 to 23 December 2023, the old town of Feldkirch will be transformed into a Christmas town. Feldkirch shines in a special light during Advent. Feldkirch’s Christmas Market

Christmas Market in Dornbirn
From 24 November to 23 December 2023, the Dornbirn Christkindlemarkt will once again provide a pre-Christmas atmosphere every day on and around Dornbirn’s market square. The Christmas-themed town centre with its Christmas tree, nativity scene and numerous decorations invites you to enjoy and marvel. A special feature is the arts and crafts market in the Stadtmuseumspark. Here, creative people offer their lovingly handmade goods for sale. The cosy atmosphere in the Stadtmuseumspark invites you to browse and linger. Numerous choirs, brass bands and music groups provide the musical framework for the market. Christmas Market in Dornbirn

Christmas Market in Bludenz
From 23 November to 23 December 2023, the Christkindlehäuschen in Bludenz’s Mühlgasse open their doors and offer traditional culinary delights as well as new creations from Bludenz’s restaurateurs. Every week, the creative market participants provide special shopping experiences with handicrafts. Home-made products from the region such as honey, jam, liqueurs and sausages enrich the offer. In addition, a lovingly designed children’s programme shortens the waiting time for the Christ Child for the little ones. Christmas Market in Bludenz

Hohenems Christmas Market at Schlossplatz
In addition to arts and crafts, several caterers provide typical delicacies for the physical well-being at the Hohenems Christmas Market on Schlossplatz. You can also warm up with drinks in the punch garden at the Renaissance Palace. The nostalgic carousel and horse-drawn carriage are not to be missed. The switch-on ceremony for the Christmas illumination of the Schlossplatz will take place on 24 November 2023.
Christmas Market in Hohenems

Christmas Market Feldkirch (c) Nadine
Christmas Market
Christmas Markets in villages and rural areas

Advent in Schwarzenberg
The Schwarzenberg Advent in the picturesque village of Schwarzenberg in the Bregenzerwald is considered particularly atmospheric. The programme includes concerts (e.g. by the Vienna String Soloists), cabaret, handicrafts, etc.; as well as the popular Advent market on 1 & 2 December 2023 or exhibitions in the village and in pubs, readings, parlour music and lantern walks. Schwarzenberg Advent

Montafoner Winterzauber

“Peace and contemplation” is the theme of the Montafon Winter Magic from 23 December 2023 to 5 January 2024. A series of small events will become a sound experience during the most contemplative time of the year. e.g. during lantern walks and concerts. The concerts take place at various locations in the Montafon. Montafoner Winterzauber 

Christmas Market in Montafon
In Montafon, contemplative Christmas markets will be held in several villages from 30 November 2023 to 6 January 2024. In addition to the numerous food stalls and traditional handicrafts, there are also lovingly designed programmes for the youngest visitors. From the children’s bakery to childcare with film screenings. Christmas Markets in Montafon

Walser Advent Magic in Mittelberg, Kleinwalsertal
Advent is simply magical in the mountains! In 2023, too, there will be numerous highlights to experience in the pre-Christmas period in Kleinwalsertal at the Walser Advent Magic – from contemplative sounds to Advent concerts to candlelight & mulled wine. Walser Advent Magic

Advent in Lech Zürs am Arlberg
Lech Zürs am Arlberg welcomes the cold season with a colourful Advent programme. On 3 December 2023, a small Christmas market will take place on the village square in Zug. On the weekends of 8 to 10 and 15 to 17 December 2023, the Christmas market in Lech invites you to the Christmas-decorated village centre on the Kirchplatz. In Zürs, the Christmas market will take place on 16 December 2023 at the Hotel Enzian. The Advent programme is complemented by lantern walks, Christmas brass bands and a visit from the Christ Child. Advent in Lech Zürs am Arlberg

Christmas at Falkenhorst
The traditional pre-Christmas party will take place again this year on 23 December 2023 in the park of Villa Falkenhorst in Thüringen: with regional delicacies such as mulled cider, küachle, raclette and more, your physical well-being will be well catered for! The musicians of the Military Music Vorarlberg will provide a pre-Christmas atmosphere. In addition, the traditional Christmas concert of the Villa Falkenhorst will take place on 17 December 2023. Christmas at Falkenhorst


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