A festive weekend in Munich.

A festive weekend in Munich.

We explore the best festive celebrations happening in Munich throughout November and December.

The countdown to festive season is officially on and where better to celebrate than Munich. 

After two years, festive celebrations are back in Bavaria. From traditional festive markets to pop ups, to some more alternative options – there is something for everyone. Not to forget the myriad of food and drink options sure to keep you warm and toasty in the crisp Bavarian air. 

So, if you’re planning on spending some time in this enchanting city over the festive season, check out the best ways to celebrate below: 

Pink Festive Market, Stephansplatz.

I’m dreaming, of a pink Christmas. Originating from Munich’s LGBTQ+ community, The Pink Market is a celebration for all but also raises funds for important and vital charities. It is also the first and only climate – neutral festive market in Munich.

When? 21st November - 23rd December
Where? Stephansplatz, 80337 München

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Winter Wonderland, Schwan Locke.

Enjoy music, mulled wine and festive treats in the Schwan Locke courtyard. An event hosted by Schwan Locke and Bambule!.

When? 12th November - 23rd December, Wednesdays – Sundays
Where? Schwan Locke, Theresienwiese

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Tollwood Winter Festival, Theresienwiese.

Get ready to enjoy music, live performances, arts and crafts and organic delicacies. Expect a curling rink and a ‘magic forest’ with unique sculptures.

When? 24th November - 31st December
Where? Theresienwiese, Munich 

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Marchenbazar Fairy Tale Market, Leonrodplatz.

Expect circus tents and a fairground – this market is unlike any other. With daily live music and performances from artists who have come from all over the world.

When? 24th November - 29th December
Where? Olympia Park, Sud

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Festive Market, Marienplatz.

The classic and most popular market in Munich returns for 2022.

When? 21st November - 24th December
Where? Marienplatz

Winterrausch im Hexenhaus.

Musicians, readings, bingo and acrobatics. Need we say more?

When? 24th November - 21st December

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Medieval Festive Market, Wittelsbacherplatz.

For an authentic experience, this is the German market from the middle ages. Rumoured to have the best mulled wine – boiled in a cauldron and served in goblets.

Munich Airport Festive Market.

A celebration in an airport doesn’t sound like our usual plan for the festive season -  but this is definitely not one to miss. With an ice rink, culinary delicacies, and an incredible atmosphere, make sure you pay a visit.

When? 19th November - 26th December 

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Wondering where to stay when celebrating? Book your stay at either Schwan Locke or WunderLocke:

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