Silesian Christmas Market in Görlitz – the traditional pre-Christmas market with numerous attractions for children and adults.

Görlitz Christmas market directions

Silesian Christmas Market Görlitz

Silesian Christmas Market in border Görlitz lasts from 1 till 17 December. It’s incredibly fabulous!


  • 1 – 17 DecemberMonday – Thursday 2 p.m. – 8 p.m
    Friday 2 p.m. – 9 p.m.
    Saturday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
    Sunday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.


  • free admission


  • over 100 exhibitors, artists, craftsmen and gastronomes from Poland, the Czech Republic and Germany, offering their products and delights to a palate
  • the selection of exhibitors last several months, there are no accidental stalls
  • the market is held at the historical, beautiful Old Town of Görlitz
  • the open-air romantic ice rink, open from 24th November till 7th January 
  • two curling fields
  • everyday from 4 p.m., children meet the Christkind, who walks along the Market and gives away sweets for a smile, poem or song
  • a ride for children, merry-go-round, wagon for creative play, tent for reading, big LEGO blocks – are only a few among the attractions for children
  • the scene at the market resounds with delicate Christmas music
  • it’s very climatic!


Christmas Market in Görlitz

The Old Town in Görlitz is very beautiful!

The skating rink in the centre of the town with a hut where you can get warm and eat or drink something.

Christmas Market in Görlitz

Exhibitors from Poland, Germany, the Czech Republic are carefully selected several months earlier.

Curling in Görlitz

There are two playing surfaces for Bavarian curling prepared for this occasion.

Slow-food in Görlitz

At the market, you can buy slow-food products directly from producers!

Town of Görlitz

Have a look at Görlitz in a trumpet :-)

Zoo in Görlitz

A part of the municipal zoo is moved to the centre of the town during the Christmas Market.

Christmas baubles from Poland

A stall with Polish Christmas baubles.

Scene in Görlitz

The scene resounds with Christmas music – small and big artists, professionals and amateurs create the musical atmosphere of the market.

Christmas market attractions

It is so crowded at weekends that you can hardly push your way between people.

Trdelník is a delicious treat which originated in Slovakia, at the market it is Czech specialty.

Tasty bread from oven

Additionally, among the market delicacies, you will find Polish bread baked on the spot in the wood-fired oven, Hungarian langos, trout smoked on the spot and the must-try German bratwurst and many, many more…

Idea for Christmas present

Here you spontaneously get ideas for Christmas presents.

Typically German Christmas decorations from the region of Erzgebirge.

The scene near the town hall is the cultural centre of the market, where not only concerts are held, but also public reading of fairy tales for children takes place.


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