Christmas Activities & Traditions for Kids Advent in Linz for families

Everyone knows that the waiting time until Christmas Day can be very long, especially for the little ones. It's a good thing that Linz has a colourful programme for the whole family. So Advent will be unforgettable!

Zoo Linz

An excursion to Linz Zoo is also a great experience during the Witermonths. The animals are happy about visitors and even get presents at Christmas!

  • “Bratwürstel“-Advent-Sunday
    1 December 2020
    11 am to 3 pm
  • St. Nicholas visits the zoo
    6 December 2020
    2 pm to 3.30 pm
  • Christmas at the Zoo
    24 December 2020
    10 am to 1 pm
Tiergarten LinzZoo Ermaennchen c linztourismus Kiteko

Saint Nicholas is coming to Linz!

Saint Nicholas at Zoo Linz

  • 6 December 2020
    2 pm to 3.30 pm

St. Nicholas personally visits the zoo on this special day, distributes goodies to the small zoo visitors and accompanies them on an interesting tour across the zoo.

Workshops for kids

Building cribs from natural materials

Handicrafts for children from 6 years (accompaniment desired).

  • 11 December 2020
    2 pm to 5 pm

Creating a candle

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: 0,50 € per 10 g
For groups of children there is a unit price: 5 € per child incl. the candle.
Registration for groups: +43 677 635 104 82

  • 2 November 2020 to 30 January 2021
    daily 9 am to 7 pm
  • 24 and 31 December 2020
    daily 9 am to 5 pm
Linzer Kerzenziehen c linztourismus tom mesic

Charity run ‚Niko-Lauf‘ in the Old Town

  • The event has unfortunately been cancelled for 2020.
    According to the information of 14. October 2020
Nikolauf Altstadt Linz c EM

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