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  • Striezelmarkt

Reviving tradition

Downtown Dresden will once again be filled with twinkling lights, the aroma of mulled wine, and Christmas music starting from 26 November, when the 2020 Striezelmarkt, Germany’s oldest Christmas market, will open its doors for the 586th time.

Opening hours

26 November to 24 December 2020

Daily: 10am to 9pm
Opening day (26 November): 4 to 9pm
Christmas Eve (24 December): 10am to 2pm

The Striezelmarkt in moving pictures.

Striezelmarkt highlights

Will be updated during the year

Every day, Dresden’s largest Christmas market offers a wide range of delights for the young and old. The Advent weekends in particular feature special attractions like the Stollen festival (‘Stollenfest’). Find an overview here. Read more

The Striezelmarkt is international

Will be updated during the year

Millions of guests visit the Striezelmarkt every year. Many of them gaze in wonder at the Christmas city of Dresden. Our programme flyer is available for download in various languages.

český | polski | русский

Daily attractions for the young and old

Will be updated during the year

Enjoy some downtime with family, friends and acquaintances. The Striezelmarkt particularly offers a number of fun daily experiences for its younger guests, including the Christmas bakery or Wichtelkino (‘elves’ cinema’). Read more


Press contacts and information material are available here.

Access & parking

Will be updated during the year

Find out the location of the Dresden Striezelmarkt and all other Christmas markets across the city, and how to access them by regional rail, suburban train (S-Bahn), tram, bus or car. Enjoy your Christmas expeditions! Read more