Christmas Market and New Year’s Market Schloß Schönbrunn

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Handicrafts and culinary delights

From 23 November, the courtyard in front of Schönbrunn Palace will be filled with the aroma of punch, roasted almonds and other delicacies, the sounds of Christmas tunes and carols, and the myriad lights. About eighty lovingly decorated huts offer plenty to discover:

- Christmas decorations

- paper items

- delicatessen items

- ceramics

- textiles

- culinary delights, warming drinks and much more

From 27 December to 5 January, the New Year’s Market Schloß Schönbrunn will present traditional handicrafts and all kinds of requisites for celebrating the New Year.


Children’s programme

A varied children’s programme will shorten the waiting time for the arrival of Christmas.

- Children’s Hut with all kinds of fun and games

- Christmas Workshop where you decorate gingerbread or model marzipan figures

- Quiz Rally with shepherds on stilts

- Visit of the Austrian Santa Claus (Nikolaus) where he will be handing out small treats to young visitors on 5 and 6 December 


Advent concerts

Every day musical Christmas greetings will be provided by choirs and music ensembles free of charge on the stage in front of the Christmas tree.

To welcome the upcoming year visitors can enjoy jazz and swing formations at the New Year’s Market.


Lighting of the Christmas tree

At 5pm on 23 November the Christmas Market Schloß Schönbrunn will be officially opened. To the accompaniment of seasonal songs the 18-metre spruce will be lit up for the first time. The tree is traditionally donated by Österreichische Bundesforste.


Opening hours
23 November to 26 December 2019
and 27 December 2019 to 5 January 2020
243November to 23 December: 10am to 9pm
24 December: 10am to 4pm
25 December to 5 January: 10am to 6pm

Entrance: The Main Gate, Hietzing Gate and Meidling Gate open daily until 9.30 p.m. (23 December until 5.30pm, 25 December to 5 January until 6.30pm)

Public transport: U4 Hietzing or Schönbrunn, tram 60 or 10, bus 10°
Free WLAN available in the market area
Please note: Dogs and bicycles are not allowed in Schönbrunn and at the Christmas Market