Christmas Activities & Traditions for Kids Advent in Linz for families

...spending time with the family, getting in the Christmas mood, shortening the countdown to Christmas!

‚Linzer Kerzenziehen’ (create a candle)

  • 10 November to 22 December
    daily 8.30 am to 6 pm

The ‘Linzer Kerzenziehen’ in the vault of Hotel Wolfinger in the Main Square in Linz is a special attraction. Fashion a truly personal present from scented beeswax. Every decagram of wax (39 cents/decagram) is sold for a charity project!

Tip for groups: Booking in advance is recommended for tour groups. Candles can be prepared in advance!

Contact: Lebenshilfe OÖ, Fachwerkstätte Linz, phone +43 664 5001468

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Saint Nicholaus is coming to Linz!

Saint Nicholas at the Südbahnhofmarkt

  • 1 December 2018

Saint Nicholas is visiting the Südbahnhofmarkt (market)

Saint Nicholas rides on his horse

  • 2 December 2018
    5 pm

Saint Nicholas rides his horse through the christmas market Pfarre Linz - St. Peter (Spallerhof)

Saint Nicholas at Zoo Linz

  • 6 December 2018
    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.

Saint Nicholas at the Main Square

  • 6 December 2018
    3 pm

Saint Nicholas will come to Main Squar (Hauptplatz) to give delicious snacks to the kids!

Saint Nicholas at Volksgarten

  • 6 December 2018
    3 pm

Don't miss St. Nicholas at christmas market at Volksgarten!

Charity run ‚Niko-Lauf‘ in the Old Town

  • 2 December 2018
    2 pm

For the good purpose young and old disguised as Saint Nicholas march together through the Old Town of Linz, accompanied by music. The costume costs of 17 Euro will be donated.

www.altstadt-linz.at

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‘Advent like in a fairy-tale' in the Grotto Railway on Pöstlingberg

  • 2 December 2018
    8 December 2018
    9 December 2018
    16.December 2018
    23 December 2018
    respectively 10 am to 5 pm

    24 December 2018
    10am to 3 pm

‘Advent like in a fairy-tale' in the grotto railway on the Pöstlingberg. A special highlight for everyone! To shorten the count-down to Christmas, the grotto railway is also running on 24 December 2018!

www.grottenbahn.at

Lentos Atelier for kids

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  • 1 December 2018
    15 December 2018
    22 December 2018
    10 am to 12 pm

Create an advent calendar, enjoy mulled wine for kids and listen to christmas music: the Lentos Atelier is for kids between 6 and 13 years.

www.lentos.at

Zoo Linz

  • “Bratwürstel“-Advent-Sunday
    2 December
    11 am to 3 pm
  • St. Nicholas visits the zoo
    6 December 2018
    2 pm to 3.30 pm
  • Christmas at the Zoo
    24 December 2018
    10 am to 1 pm
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Ice sculpture exhibition "Ice Magic"

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  • 17 November 2018 to 6 January 2019

Discover a huge world made out of ice at Volksgarten Linz! International artists build impressive figures out of ice blocks. The theme of the exhibition is "Ice Palace". The inhabitants of the palace are made from ice with chainsaws and chisels. There will also be light installations and interactive parts. 

Ice magic is a special highlight at this years christmas program in Linz!

www.icemagic.at

Kinderkulturzentrum Kuddelmuddel

  • 9 December 2018
    16 December 2018
    23 December 2018
    respectively 11 am
  • 19 December 2018
    21 December 2018
    respectively 10 am

Ox und Esel - kind of a nativity play by Norbert Ebel. (German)
www.kuddelmuddel.at

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Mai Cocopelli Family Band

Posthof Linz c Guenther Groeger
  • 22 December 2018
    4.30 pm

Highlight for the whole family: the christmas concert of the Cocopelli-Band! Wonderful christmas and winter songs are presented.

www.posthof.at

Theater Maestro

  • Ballett "Der Nussknacker"
    24 November 2018
    6 pm

    2 December 2018
    9 December 2018
    respectively 3 pm

    15 December 2018
    6 pm

    22 December 2018
    5 pm
  • Pippi plündert den Weihnachtsbaum
    16 December 2018
    3 pm
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„Es klingt ... (nach Weihnachten!)“ - Sounds like Christmas

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  • 2 December 2018
    9 December 2018
    16 December 2018
    23 December 2018
    respectively 4 pm

Sing, create your own music instruments and join interesting tours through the Castle Museum: an adventure for the whole family!

Ice Skating at Parkbad

  • Ice skating
    Outdoor Ice rink from 1 November 2018 tioll beginning of March 2019
    open daily
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Perchten with drums

  • 1 December 2018
    6 pm

Perchten at Main Square (Hauptplatz).

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  • 7 December 2018
    5 pm

Perchten at Weihnachtsmarkt at Volksgarten.

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