Christmas Market | Svornosti Square
Friday–Sunday 10:00–19:00, Monday–Thursday 11:00–18:00
Daily offer of gastronomy delicacies, craft items with Christmas theme, traditional crafts and weekend cultural programme.
Organized by: Sdružení cestovního ruchu Český Krumlov, z. s. (Tourism Association)
Friday 16. 12. 2022
13:00 – 18:00 Dog Christmas | Dog shelter, Kaplická St.
A tour of the shelter combined with a Christmas candy and punch tasting. It is possible to bring gifts to the four-legged pets in the form of food, treats or to make a financial contribution, either directly at the shelter or to the shelter's account no.:19 - 221 241 / 0100, VS: 9619000001. From 3 pm performance by local band Lakomá Barka.
16:30 – 19:00 Musical performances by kids from local kindergartens and primary schools, Theater performance for children | Svornosti Square
19:00 Lakomá Barka and Krumlov Chamber Orchestra | Český Krumlov Synagogue
Voluntary admission fee
Saturday 17. 12. 2022
14:00 – 18:00 Peace Light of Bethlehem distribution | Regional museum courtyard
Český Krumlov Scouts will traditionally distribute the Peace Light of Bethlehem
Musical performances | Svornosti Square
15:00 – 16:00 Andromeda (country music)
16:30 – 17:30 Pipe Band (folk music)
18:00 – 19:00 Janchi (pop-rock)
Organized by: Sdružení cestovního ruchu Český Krumlov, z. s. (Český Krumlov Tourism Association)
Fairy-tale Saturday in the Monasteries | 3+ Gallery, Český Krumlov Monasteries
10:00 – 18:00 Creative workshops | Interactive exhibition
The interactive exhibition will turn into a unique space full of creative workshops where you can create tree ornaments, Christmas decorations and other attractive gifts. You can also make costume accessories for the Angel procession. You can also just browse through the interactive exhibition. Admission 100 CZK (= 10 Monastery coins, available for purchase at the visitor centre).
10:00 – 18:00 Fairy-tale courtyard | Monastery courtyard and Craft Street
Open craft workshops welcome all who want to see or try out the work of a bag maker, a blacksmith, potter, beekeeper or a glassmaker. You can make your own or buy a finished product from the craftsmen, have a bite to eat and warm up with a hot drink.
13:00 – 17:30 Shepherd's Menagerie | Monastery Courtyard
The shepherds are going to Bethlehem with their animals. Come and cuddle with the animals and take a pony ride (fees apply). In cooperation with the Leisure Centre Pepíno in Pyramida.
17:00 and 19:00 Christmas Candlelight Guided Tours with commentary in Czech | Monastery Museum
Sunday 18. 12. 2022
16:30 Christmas carols with local folk band "Kapka" | Svornosti Square
17:00 Advent concert at Kvítkův Dvůr | Rococo Hall at Kvítkův Dvůr
The Clarinet ensemble Prachatice. Admission 290 CZK
Complete Advent and Christmas 2022 Programme →
Programme for download →
Sights, museums and experiences
Tips for the daily offer of experiences – sights, museums, exhibitons, sightseeing cruises through the historic center on wooden rafts:
Český Krumlov Card – Single entry to 5 museums (valid for 12 months)
Castle Museum and Castle Tower (Český Krumlov State Castle and Château) | 1. 11. – 22. 12. 2022 Tuesday–Sunday 9:00–15:30
Monastery Museum and 3+ Gallery (place where children com first = exhibitions, interactive expositions, historical playroom, craft workshops) | daily 10:00–18:00
Museum Fotoatelier Seidel | Tuesday–Sunday 9:00–12:00, 13:00–17:00
Egon Schiele Art Centrum | Tuesday–Sunday 10:00–18:00
Regional Museum in Český Krumlov | Tuesday–Sunday 9:00–12:00, 12:30–17:00
Český Krumlov Synagogue | Saturday–Sunday 10:00–16:00
Marionette Museum – Fairy-Tale House | daily 11:00–16:00
Pilgrimage Site on Křížová hora | open on weekends and holidays 10:00–17:00
Cruises on wooden rafts | Winter cruises daily from 1. 12. to 31. 12. 2022 (except 24., 25. and 26. 12.) on 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30 and 16:00