Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Prague 2023

Christmas tree lighting ceremony in PragueThe Christmas markets and the tree on the Old Town square are symbols of the holidays in Prague. The Christmas tree lighting ceremony is usually scheduled for the last Saturday in November.

The tree remains lit until January 6st.

Renowned for being the most vibrant and busy of all Prague's markets, the Old Town square market hosts some special Christmas events and features live shows, concerts and dance performances along with a great festive atmosphere.

When is the Christmas tree lighting ceremony in various districts of Prague in 2023? See a complete overview below. 

Prague 1:
Old Town Square: Saturday 2.12.2023 from 4.30 p.m.
Petrské square: Sunday 3.12.2023 from 17:00
Kozí plácek: Sunday 3.12.2023 from 18:00
Kampa: Tuesday 5.12.2023 from 17:00
Malostranské squre: Tuesday 5.12.2023 from 18:15
Betlémské square: Wednesday 6.12.2023 from 17:00
Vodičkova street in front of the office: Wednesday 6.12.2023 to 18:00

More information here (available only in Czech). 

Prague 6:
Bělohorská street near Kaštan, 2.12. 2023 from 5:00 p.m. (refreshments from 4:00 p.m., carol singing)
Malé Břevnov Park in front of Kindergarten Za Oborou 1.12. 2023 from 5:00 p.m. (program from 4.20 p.m.)

Prague 8:
Karlínské square: Monday 27. 11. 2023 from 4 p.m.
Elsnicovo square: Tuesday, 28.11 2023 from 4 p.m.
Ládví: Wednesday 29. 11. 2023 from 4 p.m.
Čimice: Thursday 30. 11. 2023 from 4.00 p.m.
Krakov, Friday 1. 12. 2023 from 4:00 p.m.
More information here (available only in Czech).