Be creative, get in the mood for Christmas, cultivate customs and traditions Enjoy an active Advent adventure

Being creative, getting in the active Christmas mood and supporting Christmas traditions. You can enjoy the time before Christmas with all your senses.

Creating a candle

Linzer Kerzenziehen c linztourismus tom mesic

In the vault of the Hotel Wolfinger on the main square, visitors can make their own candles from the fragrant beeswax. The wick is held in the liquid wax at regular intervals so that the candle is made to the desired thickness.

Price: 0,42 € per 10 g
For groups of children there is a unit price: 4 € per child incl. the candle.
Registration for groups: +43 677 635 104 82

Opening hours

  • 7 November to 23 December 2019
    daily 8.30 am to 6 pm
  • 24 December 2019
    8.30 am to 5 pm
  • 25 December 2019 to 6 January 2020
    daily 10 am to 6 pm

Special events

  • 1, 8, 15, 22 December 2019
    10 am to 12:00 noon
    Author's reading Isle Hawa
  • 21 December 2019
    Pour the raunnacht into the candle
  • 24 December 2019
    2 pm
    Author's reading Isle Hawa
  • 27, 30 December 2019 and 1, 3 January 2020
    Holiday workshop wax paintings (Encaustic) design
  • 31. December 2019
    2 pm to 6 pm (wax casting)
  • 6 January 2020
    11 am to 3 pm

Through the city with the nightwatchman

Join the Nightwatchman on his Advent tour of Linz's old town and hear about medieval customs during Advent. Meeting point: Altstadt 2

  • 5, 12, and 29 December 2019
    respectively 7.30 pm

Registration required!
+43 664 4303164
linzer-nachtwaechter@gmx.at 

Nightwatchman

Nachtwaechter Linz c linztourismus Wolfgang Liegl

Charity run ‚Nikolauf‘

With their registration the participants of this special event will receive a Santa Claus costume and a starting number. The costumed St. Nicholas' costumes will be accompanied by music from the Old Market Square through the city centre. The net proceeds of the event will be donated to the good cause.

  • 1 December 2019
    2 pm
Nikolauf Altstadt Linz c EM

Workshops and courses

"Räuchern" at the winter solstice

Workshop at the Biology Center Linz.

  • 19 December 2019
    7 pm

"Message to Heaven"

"Räuchern" with incense, herbs and resins in the Botanical Garden.

  • 6 December 2019
    7 December 2019
    2.30 pm to 5 pm

Perchten and Glöckler

  • Linzer Perchten and drummers
    Christkindlmarkt Hauptplatz
    14 December 2019
    5 pm
  • Linz Perchten
    Weihnachtsmarkt Volksgarten
    5 December 2019
    5 pm
  • Linz Perchten
    Ice Magic Perchtennacht
    5 January 2020
    5 pm
Linzer Perchten c LCR

Wege zur Weihnacht - guided tour

Linz Top 10 international Mariendom c Laurene Philippot
  • 30 November 2019
    1 December 2019
    7 December 2019
    14 December 2019
    15 December 2019
    21 December 2019
    22 December 2019
    respectively 3 pm

An guided walk (DE) through the Mariendom - the largest church in Austria. 

Guided tours Mariendom

Curling at the main square

  • 27 November 2019,
    4, 11 and 18 December 2019
    respectively 12:00 noon to 5 pm

In addition to the Life Radio "Weihnachts-Scheine-Schießen", groups (with up to 6 people) can also enjoy curling at one of the plastic ice rinks on the main square. Registration is online. The tariff is 20 € for 30 minutes of playing and will be donated to Lebenshilfe OÖ und Rettet das Kind OÖ.

Curling at the Main Square

Eisstockbahn c EM

All changes reserved.