Enjoying culinary delights and gift ideas Christmas markets in Linz

A stroll around the stalls, sampling the products, buying beautiful Christmas gifts, being tempted by the delicious smell of the sausages barbecuing over charcoal – a visit to one of the many Linz Christmas markets heightens pleasure of the run-in to Christmas!

The markets that are open during the whole pre-Christmas period are joined by many smaller markets that enrich the weekends.

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Christkindlmarkt at the Main Square

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The baroque main square in Linz is the backdrop for the “Christkindlmarkt” with its appealing mix of local crafts, warm punch and delicious gingerbread.

  • 23 November to 24 December 2019
    daily from 10 am to 8 pm
    (gastronomy until 9 pm)

    On 24 December 2019 some stalls at the marked are opened till noon.

Discover Christmas projections

  • 29 November to 23 December 2019
    daily 5 pm to 8 pm every half an hour

Attentive visitors to the Christmas Market will discover something new: the façade of the Hotel Wolfinger will be illuminated with projections in the evening. Santa Clause, Christmas trees or gifts float over the historic walls. From the stands at the Christkindlmarkt you have a good view of the pictures and animations. During this time the Christmas tree becomes even more worth seeing due to light effects.

Cultural programme on the main square

  • 28 November 2019
    Ramona Rotstich (Rocket Roll, Akustik)
    5 pm
  • 29 November 2019
    Jakobskinder - (double bass and
    two-voice singing)
    5 pm
  • 30 November 2019
    Pia Vanelly (Schlager music)
    5 pm
  • 1 December 2019
    Brass ensemble
    3 pm
  • 1 December 2019
    Jimmy Cempron (Soul, Santana, Jazz)
    5 pm
  • 5 December 2019
    Ed Win & Tonfried feat
    Lena Hoffelner (Electro Pop)
    5 pm
  • 6 December 2019
    St. Nicholas is coming
    3 pm
  • 6 December 2019
    Robert Staudinger (Austropop)
    5pm
  • 7 December 2019
    Strada (Coverband - Rock'n Roll)
    5 pm
  • 8 December 2019
    Brass ensemble
    3 pm
  • 11 December 2019
    Advent music
    5 pm
  • 12 December 2019
    Carin Cosa (Countrysongs)
    5 pm
  • 13 December 2019
    Philipp Griessler (Austropop)
    5 pm
  • 14 December 2019
    Linz Perchten with the drummers
    5 pm
  • 15 December 2019
    Lena Hoffelner (Soul, Pop, Jazz)
    3 pm
  • 18 December 2019
    Photo with the Christ Child
    4 pm
  • 19 December 2019
    Hofstadler (Chor Kolping)
    5 pm
  • 20 December 2019
    SEM (A Celtic Christmas Crossover)
    5 pm
  • 21 December 2019
    Pia Vanelly (Schlager music)
    5 pm
  • 22 December 2019
    Kerstin & Michael Hausegger (Austropop)
    3 pm

Christmas Market Volksgarten

The fairy-tale worlds in the Linzer Volksgarten are a delight and not just for its younger visitors. You will also find a rich variety of Christmas gift ideas and culinary delights on sale there. Enjoy a wonderful time!

  • 23 November to 24 December 2019
    Monday to Saturday 9 am to 7 pm
    Sunday and public holidays 10 am to 7 pm
    (gastronomy until 9 pm)

    On 24 December 2019 some stalls at the marked are opened till noon.
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Cultural programme on the main square

  • 28 November 2019
    Jimmy Cempron (Soul, Santana, Jazz)
    5 pm
  • 29 November 2019
    Pia Vanelli (Schlager music)
    5 pm
  • 30 November 2019
    Anna Fay (Deutsch Pop)
    5 pm
  • 1 December 2019
    Philipp Griessler (Austropop)
    3 pm
  • 5 December 2019
    Linz Perchten
    5 pm
  • 6 December 2019
    St. Nicholas is coming
    3 pm
  • 6 December 2019
    Advent music
    5 pm
  • 8 December 2019
    Lena Hoffelner (Soul, Pop, Jazz)
    3 pm
  • 12 December 2019
    Erika Foramitti (Jazz)
    5 pm
  • 13 December 2019
    SEM (A Celtic Christmas Crossover)
    5 pm
  • 14 December 2019
    Strada (Coverband Rock‘n Roll)
    5 pm
  • 15 December 2019
    Kerstin & Michael Hausegger (Austropop)
    3 pm
  • 19 December 2019
    Photo with the Christ child
    4 pm
  • 20 December 2019
    Klangblut (Acoustics-Pop)
    5 pm
  • 21 December 2019
    Jakobskinder (Double bass and two-voice singing)
  • 22 December 2019
    Shrimps Cocktail (Countrysongs)
    3 pm

Winter Market Pfarrplatz

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The redesigned Pfarrplatz square behind the city’s parish church in Linz is once again home to craftsmen, artists and farmers offering their local and home-made products.

  • 23 November to 23 December 2019
    daily from 11 am to 9 pm

Wärmepol

A counterbalance to the Christmas stress with delicious mulled wine. Inner courtyard of the Brückenkopfgebäude Ost (Hauptplatz 6).

  • 15 November to 22 December 2019
    Tuesday to Thursday 4.30 pm to 10.30 pm
    Friday to Saturday 12.30 noon to 10.30 pm
    Sunday 12.30 noon to 7.30 pm
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Further Christmas Markets

Middle Ages Advent

  • 6 December 2019
    10 am to 10 pm
  • 7 December 2019
    2 pm to 10 pm
  • 8 December 2019
    10 am to 7 pm

A journey back in time to a the Middle Ages: history revives at the medieval Advent market in Linz's old town. Food, arts and crafts, children's programme, musical entertainment and a unique and lively Advent calendar.

Medieval Advent

Kathrein-Market Mariendom

  • 22 November 2019
    2 pm to 6 pm
  • 23 November 2019
    11 am to 7 pm
  • 24 November 2019
    10 am to 1 pm

Visitors to the Kathrein Market of the cathedral parish of Linz can look forward to delicacies such as biscuits, liqueurs, jams and chutneys in front of the Mariendom in Linz. The CreativClub supplies beautiful gift ideas for the coming Christmas season with handmade products, soaps, herbal salts and much more.

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Christmas market at OÖ Kulturquartier

  • 6 December 2019
    1 pm to 6 pm
  • 7 December 2019
    1 pm to 6 pm
  • 8 December 2019
    10 am to 5 pm

In the warm rooms of the OÖ Kulturquartier and in the cosy inner courtyard, manufacturers once again present their products. Live music and culinary specialities round off the programme.

Christmas market at Kulturquartier

 

Kekserlmarkt in ‚Josef Linz‘

  • 23 and 30 November 2019
    7, 14 and 21 December 2019
    9 am to 5 pm

Farmers from Upper Austria offering traditional products from the farm bakery in the inner courtyard of the restaurant Josef.

Kekserlmarkt at Josef

Creativ Christmas market at Landhaus arcade court

  • 7 and 8 December 2019
    14 and 15 December 2019
    10 am to 6 pm

Visitors will find handmade, delicious and unusual products in a special ambience at the Creativ Christmas Market in the arcade courtyard of the Landhaus. Regional craftsmanship and lovingly designed products are offered here.

Christmas market at Lentia City

  • 23 November to 24 December 2019

The popular shopping center in Urfahr invites you to the Christmas market with a colourful variety of products.

Lentia City

Truffle market at Südbahnhofmarkt

  • 13 and 14 December 2019

Truffle tent at Linzer Südbahnhofmarkt with fresh Italian truffles, truffle products from oils to salami, and tasting of truffle dishes.

Truffle market

Winter magic at the market place

  • 6 December 2019
    12 noon to 6 pm

Under the motto "Winter magic at the market" the Linz Südbahnhofmarkt invites you to a culinary Advent event.

Winter magic

Creative craftsmanship

  • 29 November 2019
    2 pm to 6 pm
  • 30 November 2019
    10 am to 5 pm

Creative crafts from natural materials, self-made Christmas cribs and books with Christmas poems and Advent stories can be found at the Kulturverein Besser Leben.

Handcraft market

Advent bazaar

  • 30 November 2019
    9 am to 4 pm

The Advent bazaar of the Waldorf School Linz inspires with music, theatre performances and Advent activities.

Advent bazar

Advent market at Alter Milchof

  • 21 November 2019
    2 pm to 6 pm

From the large selection of handmade products from the facilities of pro mente oö, visitors to the Advent market at Alter Milchhof will find great Christmas presents.

Advent market

ARTadvent at Mundwerstatt

Various artists, including some members of the art and culture association Kreativity from Alberndorf, present art objects that can also be purchased.

The culinary delights for visitors are not neglected with punch and smaller dishes.

Mundwerkstatt

Arts and Crafts market

  • 11 to 21 December 2019
    Monday to Friday 9.30 am to 6 pm
    Saturday 9.30 am to 5 pm

Arkade - the popular shopping centre directly at the Taubenmarkt - invites you to the arts and crafts market in Advent. 

Arts and crafts market

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