Christmas day dinner or lunch in Prague 2023

If you want to avoid the havoc of organizing meals for the whole family at home, enjoy a special festive menu in one of the Prague restaurants that are open for Christmas day lunch or dinner. Chefs put a lot of thought into their festive meals and they usually offer both typical Czech menus and non-traditional unique creations. See restaurants that put on special Christmas menus and check out where to go for Boxing Day and Christmas day dining.

Christmas Eve Dinner Prague 2023


Christmas Dinner and Brunch at Andaz Prague
ZEM Prague, Senovážné náměstí 31, Prague 1
December 24 and 25, 2023 from 6 p.m. or from 8.30 p.m. (5-course Christmas menu) December 26 2023 from 11.30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (brunch)
Celebrate the holiday season with an unforgettable Christmas brunch experience and festive 5-course dinner. Indulge in a delightful culinary journey crafted by talented chefs and enjoy an inspiring 5-course dinner for 2,595 CZK per person, or with wine pairing for 4,190 CZK on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. On Boxing day, savour a delectable a la carte Christmas brunch, featuring an exquisite spread of seasonal dishes and culinary delights prepared by experts. Elevating the experience even further, an exceptional champagne cocktail 
will add a touch of effervescence to your celebration. Enjoy a magnificent ambiance, perfect service and the joy of sharing this special daywith your loved ones.
Reservations at +420 227 341 234 or festive.prague@andaz.com.
www.hyatt.com

Christmas Dinner & Brunch in the Jungle
The Monkey Bar, Opletalova 21, Prague 1
December 24 and 25, 2023 from 12:30 p.m. – 3.30 p.m.
December 24 and 25, 2023 from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

The Monkey bar is a perfect option for those looking to celebrate Christmas in style. It serves a sumptuous Christmas Day brunch in the jungle with a mix of classic and contemporary dishes, such as roasted turkey sandwich with poached egg, pulled duck burger with potato Rösti, grilled filet of cod with roasted Brussel sprouts or homemade pappardelle in creamy pumpkin and miso sauce with caramelized gingerbread pecan nuts.
You can expect bottomless cocktails, delectable brunch dishes, funky festive atmosphere with music, signature cocktails and Christmas desserts. Festive signature brunch menu 2 200 CZK, bottomless Mimosa and Punch for CZK 750. Festive Christmas 4-course dinner with aperitivo for 3000 CZK is served on December 24 and 25 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The cost of cocktail and wine pairing is 900 CZK per person.
Reserve your table via hello@monkeybarprague.com and make this Christmas one to remember. Find out more at 
www.monkeybarprague.com

Christmas Menu at La Bodeguita del Medio
Kaprova 19/5, Prague 1
24, 25, 26.12.2023 from 12 p.m.
La Bodeguita del Medio offers both special Christmas Menu and á la Carte. 
Christmas menu: Salmon cream soup with creme fraiche 9€
Fresh oysters Fine de Claire 2/0 served on crushed ice with shallot vinaigrette (6 pcs) 20€
Gratinated snails 6pcs with garlic butter served on sea salt 15€
Fried carp fillets with home-made potato salad 15€
Veal cutlet fried in butter with homemade potato salad 17€
Tel.: +420 224 813 922 | Web: www.labodeguitadelmedio.cz


Christmas Brunch & Live music at the Artisan restaurant
The Artisan Restaurant, Marriott Hotel Prague, V Celnici 1028/8, Prague 1
25.12. and 26.12. 2023 from 12.30 p.m.
Celebrate the holiday season with family and friends at the Artisan Restaurant, which hosts a themed Christmas brunch event, complete with live music, kids' activities, and entertainment. Traditional Goose and Duck Brunch served in buffet style offers exquisite culinary offerings, bottomless drinks in a beautifully decorated setting for the price of 1985 CZK per adult and 645 CZK per child. More information and booking call +420 222 881 212 or go to this link.
www.theartisan.cz

Christmas Day Brunch at Hilton Hotel Prague
Café & Bistro, Hilton hotel Prague, Pobřežní 1, Prague 8
25.12. 2023 from 12:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
It's going to be a very Merry Christmas at Hilton Prague! A Christmas Day Brunch is back! Get spoiled with delicious treats from the buffet including poached lobster, farm turkey, duck foie gras, slowly roasted veal leg with chestnut stuffing, Christmas Santa’s log, meat carving station, festive desserts and much more. The Christmas Brunch offer includes a glass of Prosecco as a welcome drink, unlimited consumption from our festive buffet, white and red house wine, beer and soft drinks, coffee or tea, kids' play area, live music and free parking and Santa’s gift for kids. Price for adults is 1 790 CZK CZK, children 3-12 years 990 CZK, free of charge for children up to 3 years of age. Booking at 224 842 024 or email to festivedesk.prague@hilton.com
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Christmas Eve Dinner at Seasons Restaurant
Seasons Restaurant, Pobřežní 1, Prague 8
24.12. 2023 from 6 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
This holiday season, join us for an extraordinary Christmas dinner experience that will enchant your senses and create lasting memories. Indulge in a lavish 4-course culinary journey meticulously crafted by the talented Hilton Prague culinary team.
Dinner package includes a 4-course festive menu (a vegetarian option available) with delicacies, such as Lobster & Monkfish Tournedos and Champagne & Fruit Terrine, for 1.890 CZK per person and 990 CZK per child 3-12, free of charge for children up to 3 years of age, beverage á la carte. 
For reservations call 224 842 024 or email festivedesk.prague@hilton.com.
www.seasonsprague.cz

Exceptionally Enchanting Christmas dinner at 1890 Restaurant & Bar
NH Collection Prague Carlo IV, Senovážné náměstí 13/991, Praha 1
24.12. 2023 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Uncover the Magic of Christmas and delight in a delicious 6course dinner, sip fine wines, and experience live music amidst the Christmas ambiance of the neo-renaissance palace. The price 3 990 CZK includes 6course festive menu, welcome drink, soft drinks, and selected wines & beer. Book at +420 778 449 055 or rt.nhcollectionpraguecarloiv@nh-hotels.com
www.nh-collection.com

Christmas Escargots at La Gare Restaurant
La Gare, V Celnici 1038/3, Prague 1
24.12. 2023 from 10.30 a.m. - 3 p.m. 
Restaurant La Gare has prepared 3 types of escargots for Christmas Eve: Burgundy escargots with herb butter, escargots with mushroom ragout and allumette with sea salt, Vol au vent escargots and garlic velouté. Escargots will be served from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and 1.00 p.m. to 3 p.m. The price of one portion is 349 CZK.  In addition to the special escargot menu, La Gare offers some items from à la carte menu. Booking at: manager@lagare.cz or +420 222 313 712. 
www.lagare.cz

Christmas Brunch and Dinner at Augustine Restaurant
Augustine, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Letenská 12/33, Prague 1 - Lesser Town
24. 12.2023, 25.12. 2023 from 6 p.m. (Festive 4-course menu)
25.12. 2023, from 12.30 p.m. - 4 p.m. (Brunch)
Celebrate Christmas time with your loved ones at the place where stories of monks are still alive. Enjoy enchanting decoration with the view of the Christmas tree in historical arcades together with an exquisite culinary experience accompanied with live music. Festive brunch includes a rich buffet with unlimited prosecco (2200 CZK) or champagne (3200 CZK) or with no-alcoholic beverages (1 600 CZK) as well as live music. Delicious 4-course festive dinner for 2490 CZK prepared by Executive Chef and his experienced team awaits you at luxury Augustine Restaurant. Celebrate enchanting Christmas time with your loved ones and savour exceptional delicaties created with prime seasonal ingredients. For detailed information and reservations, call +420 266 112 280 or send email to restaurant.augustine@luxurycollection.com
www.augustine-restaurant.cz

Christmas lunch and dinner at Aquarius restaurant
Alchymist Grand Hotel and Spa, Tržiště 303/19, Prague 1
24.12. 2023 from 12 p.m.
24.12. 2023 from 6 p.m.
25.12. 2023 from 6 p.m.
Experience the elegance and hospitality of the Alchymist Grand Hotel and Spa, a 16th-century baroque landmark just a few steps from the iconic Charles Bridge. Enjoy the charm and elegance of the Baroque era, modern Italian cuisine at the fine dining Aquarius Restaurant. Celebrate the spirit of Christmas with a festive lunch menu for 1 500 CZK, featuring Morel soup, stuffed snails and Mont Blanc as well as welcome drink, coffee or tea. 6-course Christmas Eve Dinner and Christmas Day Dinner are served from 6 p.m. on Christmas Day and Christmas eve. The price CZK 4,400 and 3 700 CZK also includes a welcome drink, amuse bouche, petit fours and coffee or tea. For booking call +420 257 286 019 or visit the website.

Christmas dinner at Indian Jewel
Rybná 9, Prague 1
24, 25 and 26.12. 2023
Planning a Christmas dinner for friends, family or colleagues? Prague´s top Indian restaurant, Indian jewel, offers the finest Indian cuisine, the best quality spices and the freshest ingredients. Set a few meters from Old Town square, the restaurant offers à la carte as well as Christmas specials. Advance booking is highly recommended at 420 725 107 059. Price: À la carte, more at 
indianjewel.cz.

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Mozart dinner at Grand Hotel Bohemia, Králodvorská 4, Prague 1
24. 12. and 25. 12. 2023 from 7 p.m.
Enjoy exceptional cuisine along with the most famous arias and duets from Mozart's operas in the most impressive setting of the Boccaccio ballroom at Grand Hotel Bohemia in the very heart of the Old Town quarter in the centre of Prague 1. The 2.5 long programme includes the classical Mozart concert programme, divided in three parts, a welcome drink, a festive menu and drinks. Served during the concert breaks, the 3-course dinner is inspired by traditional recipes from the Czech and Austrian cuisine. Gold menu served in exclusive balcony boxes, fish, meat, vegetarian gold menu, children’s menu as well as the unlimited beverage packages are available. Prices from 3 400 CZK, booking at +420 778 091 222, info@mozartdinner.cz or online.

Festive Menu at Masaryčka Restaurant
Masaryčka restaurant, Havlíčkova 1014/2, Prague 1
18.12. 2023 do 1.1. 2024
Head to the popular Masaryčka restaurant in Prague 1 for a special festive menu prepared by chef Lukáš Nechyba. From December 18 until the beginning of the new year, you can enjoy salmon cream soup with prosecco, fried pork loin with Czech deli salad, or hugely popular Czech Christmas dish "Houbovy (mushroom) kuba" with fried onion. Booking at +420 739 932 098 or website.
www.masaryckarestaurace.cz/en

Tasting menu with bottomless drinks at Talíř Restaurant
Restaurant Talíř, Wenceslas square 779/16
24.12. - 6. 1. 2024
Designed by award-winning Czech architects and located in on the Wenceslas Square, restaurant Talíř offers a 3 to 7-course menu focused on traditional Czech cuisine with bottomless drinks. Enjoy traditional Czech appetizers, soups, main courses and desserts served on tasting plates along with unlimited consumption of selected soft drinks, Czech and Moravian wines and Pilsner Urquell beer on tap.Experience a unique atmosphere of one of the most popular restaurants in Prague while listening to a live music or DJ set. For booking call or +420 608 022 882 or email on talir@pytloun-restaurants.cz
www.restauracetalir.cz

Christmas at Ribs of Prague
Ribs of Prague Restaurant, Melantrichova 5, Prague 1
24.12. 2023 from 1.1. 2024 from 11.30 a.m. to 11.30 p.m.
Legendary Ribs and Pork Knuckle in Prague! Indulge in Prague's most celebrated ribs and pork knuckle at Ribs of Prague. They serve their standard, yet extraordinary, menu for both Christmas and NYE. Large portions guaranteed. Booking at +420 777 878 788 or info@ribsofprague.cz
www.ribsofprague.cz



New Year's Eve in Prague 2023


New Year's Eve in Prague should be planned ahead since many venues such as restaurants, pubs and clubs require advance booking. It is definitely the biggest party night with a lot of celebrations, all-night parties and fireworks. New Year's Eve packages usually include champagne toasts, open bars and shows – live performances or concerts. Discover the most glamorous and the hottest New Year's Eve events in Prague and enjoy the most sensational celebration ever! See our guide to the best NYE's parties, free things to do and events you do not want to miss!

New Year's Eve in Prague 2023 - 2024

Andaz New Year’s Eve Dinner ZEM Restaurant, Senovážné náměstí 31, Prague 131.12. 2023 from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m.Celebrate New Year's Eve with a 5-course feast with wine pairing in ZEM restaurant. Each dish is beautifully crafted to captivate your taste buds.
Priced at 8,995 CZK per person, the exclusive offer includes a welcome drink, unlimited soft drinks and the access to the vibrant Andaz NYE Party and a midnight toast (9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.). Make sure to secure your spot with a 100% deposit and enhance your New Year's celebration to new heights. Reservations at +420 227 341 234 or festive.prague@andaz.com. 
www.hyatt.com/

Andaz New Year’s Eve Party
Andaz Prague, Senovážné náměstí 31, Prague 1
31.12. 2023 from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Ring in the New Year in style at Andaz Prague's New Year's Eve bash that promises to be the highlight of your year! Get ready to dance the night away and welcome the new year with a bang at Andaz Prague. Enjoy unlimited soft drinks, wine, champagne, cocktails, and a midnight toast, as well as a delectable dessert live station throughout the evening. With live music until midnight and a spirited DJ keeping the energy alive, this event is not to be missed. Indulge in a New Year's Eve celebration that will truly be the highlight of your year for 4,995 CZK per person, payable as a 100% deposit. Tickets are selling fast, with only 150 available, so secure your spot quickly at +420 227 341 234 or festive.prague@andaz.com. 
https://www.hyatt.com

Best Events for NYE Party Scene
and a guide to the top celebrations and party venues, visit www.bestclubsprague.com/nye.

One Club Prague Hollywood Night
One Club Prague, Melantrichova 5 Prague 1
31.12.23 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Join us at One Club Prague for a glamorous Hollywood Night this New Year's Eve. Featuring multiple stages and a lineup of top DJs, offering a diverse experience. Known for its high-energy atmosphere and exceptional music. Tickets are in high demand, so we recommend securing yours early to avoid disappointment. Contact info@oneclubprague.cz or book on the website
Sparkling NYE Dinner & Party in The Jungle
The Monkey Bar, Opletalova 21, Prague 1
31.12.2023 from 7 p.m.
The Monkey Bar hosts an exclusive party of glittering glamour, sensational cocktails, delicious food and captivating entertainment in the first urban jungle in Prague! Monkey Resident DJ VIIITO and Afro House Music with trumpet and programme will be available from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. Free entrance after midnight. Glamour Package for 6 500 CZK per person includes 5 course degustation menu, welcome reception and unlimited consumption of wine, beer, ChandonSekt, and non-alcoholic beverages while gold package for 4 500 CZK per person includes tapas buffet, welcome reception and unlimited consumption of wine, beer, ChandonSekt and non-alcoholic beverages. Reservation and prepayment are required via hello@monkeybarprague.com.
www.monkeybarprague.com

New Year's Eve Party at the Asian Temple - Traditional Asian Street food
Asian Temple, Bílkova 13, Prague 1
31.12.2023 from 7 p.m. - 1 a.m.
Gorgeous party in the Asian Temple is a luxury, unique and original celebration of the new year! The programme features special fire and light shows by Boomcats, teppanyaki grill shows, DJ, live music and entertaining programmes. The price of the adult ticket is 3,790 CZK, children under 15 pay 1,690 CZK and the price for the lounge is 1,290 CZK. Tickets can be purchased in cash directly at the restaurant.
www.asiantemple.cz

New Year's Eve at La Bodeguita del Medio
Kaprova 5, Prague 1
31.12.2023 from 7 p.m. 
Great music and food, vibrant Cuban atmosphere, dancers and the choice of different locations inside the club, winter garden, restaurant, a cocktail bar or cigar club  –  prices from 2.500 CZK.  Guests can purchase a beverage pack and enjoy unlimited drinks, beers, wines, cocktails and soft drinks. 
www.labodeguitadelmedio.cz

New Year's Eve party at Cafe 80s 
Cafe 80s, V Kolkovně 909/6, Prague 1
31.12.2023 from 7 p.m. 
Vibrant atmosphere, dancing and the best tunes from the 80s! The ticket for 1.790 CZK includes a welcome drink and 3-course menu. 
www.cafe80.cz

New Year's Eve at Dutch Pub
Vladislavova 1390/17, Prague 1
31.12.2023 from 7 p.m. - 3 a.m.
Eclectic range of cask ales, distinctive interior, fantastic food, vibrant atmosphere, live music, fireworks and the choice of three menus for 1.790 CZK.
www.dutchpub.cz

New Year's Eve in Gabby's Irish Pub
Vladislavova 1390/15, Prague 1
The newly opened Gabby's Irish Pub in Vladislavova street has prepared a special NYE event on the last night of the year.
The ticket for 1590 CZK includes a welcome drink (glass of prosecco and Becherovka), an appetizer in the form of Salmon Tartare with a toasted baguette as well as Rib-Eye steak with roasted grenaille potatoes, grilled with vegetables and green pepper sauce.
Come and enjoy an unforgettable New Year's Eve! You can make a reservation at +420 720 821 444, info@gabbyspub.cz or
on web sites.
https://gabbyspub.cz/

M1 Lounge Platinum NYE RnB - Hip Hop
Masna 1, Prague 1
31.12.23 from 9 p.m.
Experience an electrifying New Year's Eve at M1 Lounge, a venue known for hosting top-tier RnB and Hip Hop events. This annual sell-out event is a highlight at one of Prague's Best Clubs. Visited by renowned artists like G-Eazy, Wiz Khalifa, and MGK. Get ready for an unforgettable night filled with the best in RnB and Hip Hop. Act fast, as tickets are highly sought-after! Booking at info@m1lounge.com or at the website.
www.m1lounge.com/nye

New Year's Eve celebration at The Prague Marriott Hotel 
V Celnici 8, Prague 1
The Prague Marriott Hotel hosts a glamorous New Year's Eve celebration with a gourmet buffet dinner, dancing, live music and entertainment. A live band playing disco hits from the 70s, 80s, and 90s, as well as DJs with music hits from the 70s, 80s, 90s, 2000s, and 2010s will take turns during the evening. There will be a stage with a large dance floor, live performance, several dance performances, a photo booth, and micro-magic acts. After the countdown and the New Year's toast, the party continues until 2:00 a.m. and the DJ plays until 3:00 a.m. Prices from 6 500 CZK to 8 500 CZK include a diverse buffet menu with over 45 delicious items as well as an unlimited open bar from 7:30 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. with non-alcoholic beverages, wine, sparkling wine, and beer, a glass of Prosecco upon arrival. Please use this link or email: NYE.Prague@marriotthotels.com to this unforgettable event. 
www.marriott.com

New Year’s Eve at Cloud 9 Sky Bar & Lounge - "Sin City Bar"
Cloud 9 Sky Bar & Lounge, Hilton Prague, Pobřežní 1, Prague 8
31.12. 2023 from 7.30 pm to 3 a.m.

Be in the spotlight at the fashionable and upscale Cloud 9 on the rooftop of Hilton Prague, the place for your exclusive celebration. An forgettable night high in the sky features a premium buffet dinner, special performances, a private fireworks show, DJs and more sparkling surprises. The price 9 490 CZK (from 9 p.m.) or 8 490 CZK per person includes the finest selection of canapés and snacks, unlimited Champagne, premium white and red wines, cocktails, spirits and drinks until closing time. Cloud 9 Sky Bar guests have access to the New Year's Eve show and performance in the hotel lobby. Reservations at +420 224 842 024 or e-mail: festivedesk.prague@hilton.com. See more on Facebook

Las Vegas New Year's Eve Party at Hilton Hotel Prague
Atrium and the Seasons restaurants, Lobby at Hilton Hotel Prague, Pobřežní 1, Prague 8
31.12. 2023 od 19.00 do 03.00
Hilton Prague’s annual New Year’s Eve party will become your favorite memory. Kick off 2024 in impressive style - delightful buffet dinner, captivating music and dance performances, neon light performance from Pyrotera, mirror shows, "fake" wedding chapel and "fake" casino, midnight toast and celebration with a countdown to the New Year as well as an amazing after-party including top-notch entertainment and a few more surprises! Prices from 5,990 CZK to and 12,990 CZK per person include a welcome drink, dinner, midnight toast and unlimited selection of wines, beers and soft cocktails as well as the show. Children can enjoy a supervised play area featuring special attractions and a buffet. For reservations, call: +420 224 842 024 or e-mail: festivedesk.prague@hilton.com. See more on Facebook.

New Year's Eve Celebration at 1890 Restaurant & Bar
NH Collection Prague Carlo IV, Senovážné náměstí 13/991, Praha 1
31. 12. 2023 from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Step into the New Year with elegance and join an unforgettable party! New Year’s gala evening offers culinary delights with live cooking stations and a never-ending flow of wines, beer, and soft drinks, including welcome and midnight toasts. Indulge in a gourmet buffet with a wide array of delectable choices, all while enjoying the enchanting tunes of a sensational swing band followed by a midnight DJ and dancers. Price for adult is 5 900 CZK, children 6 to 12 year have a 50% discount. Book at +420 778 449 055 or rt.nhcollectionpraguecarloiv@nh-hotels.com
www.nh-collection.com/en/hotel/nh-collection-prague-carlo-iv

New Year's Eve at Buddha-bar Prague
Jakubská 649/8, Prague 1

Menu served in family-style, iconic music, welcome drink, champagne, unbeatable cocktails and splendid interior for 5 700 CZK per person or a selection of sushi from NYE Omakase sushi menu for 1 990 CZK.  
www.buddha-bar.cz

New Year's Eve at La Gare
V Celnici 1038/3, Prague 1
31.12. 2023 from 5.30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
A special New Year's Eve Menu and oysters will be served at La Gare from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The price 4 750 CZK includes a delicious festive 8-course menu and live music. A Vegetarian version of the 8 course menu is available for 2 950 CZK. Deposit CZK 1,000 per person for each reservation is required. For reservations and questions, please send email to manager@lagare.cz or phone +420 222 313 712.
www.lagare.cz

New Year's Eve Celebration at Augustine
Augustine restaurant, the Refectory Bar and St. Thomas Brewery, Letenská 33/12, Prague 1
31.12. 2023 from 6 p.m.
An exceptional New Year's Eve Celebration at Augustine starts at 6 p.m. at the Refectory bar with a welcome cocktail, canapés and music. Gala dinner at Augustine restaurant from 7 p.m. to 10.30 p.m. includes a 6-course gala dinner and bottle of champagne per couple, along with live music. Midnight party in St. Thomas Brewery 10.30 p.m. to 2 a.m. offers a midnight champagne toast, late night snack including traditional lentil soup and music by saxophonist and DJ. Reception & Dinner & Party 8.200 CZK. Booking at +420 266 112 282 or Concierge.augustine@luxurycollection.com.
www.augustine-restaurant.cz

Great Gatsby Night at Alchymist Grand Hotel and Spa
Tržiště 303/19, Prague 1 - Little quarter
31.12. 2023 from 7 p.m.
Celebrate the last day of the year in the style of the Great Gatsby - a glamorous and dazzling party inspired by the classic F. Scott Fitzgerald novel. Step into the roaring 1920s and enjoy great food, wine, once-prohibited cocktails and live music. Served from 7 p.m., a six-course menu features terrine of foie gras, lobster with lentils, pigeon and sweetbread lasagna, risotto with venison civet, duck in three services or grilled snapper with black truffle and Saint-Honorè dessert. After midnight, you can witness a stunning Fire show on Ice and then the party continues until dawn with music and a live band. Book your seats now and get ready to party like it's 1920! The price of 11,500 CZK includes a welcome cocktail, amuse bouche, wine pairing, soft drinks, petit fours, coffee or tea, midnight toast and entertainment throughout the evening. For booking go to this link or call +420 257 286 011.

New Year's Eve at RockOpera Prague
Prague Market, Komunardů 306/1, Prague 7
31.12. 2023 from 6 p.m. (premiere)
The premiere Ragnarock will take place in the large hall of Rockopera at Prague market in hall no. 10. After the premiere of songs from the new rock opera Ragnarock, you will hear the best songs from RockOpera Prague! The programme includes a welcome drink,a midnight toast with a special view of Prague, fire acrobatics, scarf acrobatics, theatre performances, great rock bands and fun until early morning. Tickets from 990 CZK.
hwww.rockopera.cz/en1/program/

New Year’s Mozart Gala Dinner at Grand Hotel Bohemia
Králodvorská 4, Prague 1
31.12. 2023 from 7.30 p.m.
Grand Hotel Bohemia hosts a truly unique and the most exclusive celebration of the end of 2023. The most famous arias and duets from Mozart's operas are performed in the impressive setting of a historically protected neo–baroque Boccaccio Ballroom. The 2.5 long programme includes the classical Mozart concert programme, a welcome drink, a luxury gala menu and drinks. Served during the concert breaks, the 3-course dinner is inspired by traditional recipes from Czech and Austrian cuisine. Gold menu served in exclusive balcony boxes, fish, meat, vegetarian gold menu, children’s menu as well as the unlimited beverage package are available. Prices start at 10 500 CZK. Booking at 778 091 222, info@mozartdinner.cz or online.
www.mozartdinner.cz




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). 











Prague during the Advent season 2023


There are a lot of activities to be enjoyed in Prague during
the Advent season, including carol concerts, Advent cantatas, choral singing, family shows, pantomimes, charity bazaars, expositions and fairs. Advent wreath and Christmas craft workshops for both kids and adults are also very popular. Advent activities and events take place in many locations such as Prague Botanic garden, Prague Zoo, Vyšehrad fortress or branches of the Prague Museum. Find things to do during the advent season and see what´s on in Prague for kids this Christmas.

Prague events in December 2023:

Christmas at the Holešovice Exhibition Grounds - Pottery and Craft Markets
2. - 3.12. 2023 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
During the Christmas Beroun Pottery Markets at the Exhibition Grounds, visitors can choose from a wide range of gifts for the whole family. In addition to the beautiful festive atmosphere, there will be more than 130 craftsmen from all over the Czech Republic including Czech glassmakers, blacksmiths, knifvers, weavers and as well as other traditional craftsmen. The markets will also include stalls with French cheeses, sausages, pâtés, pretzels, gingerbread, caramels, mead, a stylish tea house and mulled wine. Children's ensembles will sing and dance by the Christmas tree, or you can make your own Christmas bell. Entry is free and barrier-free.
www.navystavisti.cz

Magical Czech Christmas Mass by Jakub Jan Ryba

Church of Sts. Simon and Jude
29/11/2023 - 6 p.m.
30/11/2023 - 6 p.m.
25/12/2023 - 3 p.m. and at 6 p.m.
Municipal House, Smetana Hall
20/12/2023 - 7.30 p.m.
21/12/2023 - 6 p.m.

The Czech Christmas Mass by Jakub Jan Ryba with theatrical elements directed by Matěj Forman will take place in the Church of Sts. Simon and Jude and in the Smetana Hall of the Municipal House. The orchestra, choir, soloists and the magical world of puppets take you back in time to watch the story of the birth of Jesus Christ and the journey of the shepherds to Bethlehem in a wonderful scene setting and costume design. With a faithful depiction of the classic Czech nativity scene, Magic Christmas Mass is "a rich feast for the eyes and ears". The performances are also suitable for children. You can buy tickets for the performance here at the Church of St. Šimon or to the Municipal House.

Crafts, folklore and design Show at Holešovice Market - Hall 17
25. 11. - 10. 12. 2023, Mon-Fri 8:00-20:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-20:00
Handicrafts, folklore and design in the Holešovice Market – a unique collaboration between the Holešovice Market, the Bohemian Perfection platform and the Moravian Beauty Foundation will offer a unique display of traditional and designer handicraft products, an exhibition themed on the phenomenon of ornament called "In the beauty of ornament" and dozens of unique workshops with masters of various crafts. During this unique Advent show, visitors can view or purchase products from almost sixty designers from various corners of the Czech Republic. Come and soak up the Christmas atmosphere, explore a unique exhibition, make Christmas decorations using traditional techniques or buy interesting Christmas gifts. Admission for adults is CZK 100, senior citizens CZK 50, and children under 15 are admitted for free.
https://www.holesovickatrznice.cz/

Advent weekend at the New Town Hall, Charles Square 1/23, Prague 2
9. 12. 2023 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

New Town Hall invites visitors to spend the Advent season in the company of loved ones, friends and family in the very heart of Prague's New Town. Novoměstský advent will take place on Saturday 9 December 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. It will offer Advent goods, handicrafts, refreshments, toys, and creative workshops. The program will include theater performances, choir performances or drum shows, in which you can actively participate. The interior of the town hall will feature model railways, train sets, locomotives, buildings as well as the landscape and road transport. 
www.nrpraha.cz

Wenceslas Christmas at upper part of the Wenceslas square, Prague 1
24. 11. 2023 – 7. 1. 2024  from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The New Town Prague Association organizes Wenceslas Christmas Market at the upper part of the Wenceslas square, which supports non-profit organizations.The market offers a charming Christmas atmosphere, demonstrations of traditional crafts, a wide range of handmade gifts, quality refreshments as well as St. Nicholas celebrations, Bethlehem light, Christmas Eve service in the open air and musical performances. 
www.facebook.com/VaclavskeNamestiSNMP

Christmas at Lesser Town
3. 12. 2023 – 1. 1. 2024 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Traditional Christmas event of Lesser Town will be held at the square under the Charles Bridge at Kampa. It will feature a beautifully decorated tree, stalls demonstrating crafts, stands with refreshments and snacks, including mulled wine, "trdelník" or sausages. Traditional singing of Christmas carols under the Charles bridge will take place on December 24. The market includes a rich cultural program, traditional St. Nicholas event and Christmas tree lighting ceremony.

Advent markets on Jiřího z Poděbrad square
29.11. – 23.12. 2023 from 10.00 - 20.00
Jiřího z Poděbrad square, in front of The Church of the Most Sacred Heart of Our Lord, will turn into a fair with traditional handicrafts and Christmas goodies. Visitors can enjoy traditional Christmas specialities, hot mulled wine, mead as well as rich cultural programs - traditional Christmas tree lighting ceremony, concerts, theater performances or workshops for children.
https://trhyjirak.cz/akce-na-jiraku

Advent markets at Vitezne square
2.12. - 23.12. 2023 every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
The Victory Square at Prague 6 hosts Advent markets every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition to the usual assortment, visitors can purchase and wide selection of Christmas goods - Advent wreaths, Christmas decorations, mistletoe and small gifts produced in the Czech Republic as well as snacks, mulled wine, coffee, hot ciders, vegetables, pastries, sea fish, meat, sausages, cheeses, Christmas sweets, ceramics, natural cosmetics, wooden or knitted toys, children's clothing and books, jewelry and leather products.Traditional Christmas dishes, such as fish soup or fried carp with potato salad will be available.
www.trhynakulataku.cz

Christmas exhibition in the Bethlehem Chapel - Glass Christmas, Betlémské náměstí 256, Prague 1
25.11.2023 do 3.1.2024 from 9.00 -18.00
24.12. a 31.12.2023 from 9.00 - 14.00, 25.12.2023 and 1.1.2024 from 13.00 - 18.00
The Christmas exhibition in the Bethlehem Chapel has been an integral part of Christmas time and the festive spirit in Prague for many years. This year's exhibition "Glass Christmas" will include a rich accompanying program. The theme of this year's exhibition is glass nativity scenes. Visitors can admire fragile nativity scenes made of glass, blown and beaded glass ornaments and glass figurines. Entrance fee to the exhibition is 60 and 120 CZK.
www.vanocnivystava.cz

Christmas exhibition of the Botanic Garden Na Slupi, Prague 2
1. 12. 2023 do 1. 1. 2024 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The traditional Christmas exhibition in the upper greenhouse of the Botanical Garden of Charles University will enchant you with hundreds of traditional and new Christmas decorations based on folk traditions and decorated Christmas trees. There will be a sale of Christmas decorations and Saturday workshops.
https://bz-uk.cz/

Advent at the National Agricultural Museum, Kostelní 1300/44, 170 00 Prague 7
16. 12. 2023 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m

Advent in the museum offers a market, workshops, theater performances for children, a baking course and an accompanying program in the yard and in the expositions of the museum. 
www.nzm.cz

Christmas in Prague 6 - Šabachův park, Šesťák on Victory square + other places
5. 12. 2023 – 23. 12. 2023
The Christmas program in Prague 6 includes concerts, musical and theatrical performances, Advent markets with Christmas goods and charity stalls. Theme music of the Army of the Czech Republic will start the program with a concert, which takes place on Thursday, December 7 at 5:00 p.m. in the church of the CČCH Wuchterlova. The St. Nicholas celebration u "Sklanaku" intended primarily for families with children, will take place on December 5 from 4 p.m. Markets with a musical program will be held on "Šešťák" on the Victory square from 13 to 22 December. from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. On Saturday 23.12. Special Saturday Christmas markets will take place on the Victory square from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ryba's Christmas mass will take place again on 25.12. from 17.00 in the church of CČCH Wuchterlova.
https://praha6.cz/

Christmas at Chodovská fortress
15. 12. 2023 from 17:00 - 19:00
The courtyard of Chodovské tvrze will offer a rich Christmas program, which will include theater performances, a live nativity scene (5 p.m.), Christmas tree lighting ceremony (5:30 p.m.), musical performance (5:35 p.m.), art workshops for children and adults, Prague mobile carillon (6:00 p.m.), Christmas concerts, live nativity scene (7 p.m.).
chodovskatvrz.cz

Karlin Christmas Market at Karlin square
17.12. 2023 from 11:00 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
Advent at Karlinske square will bring magical atmosphere of Christmas markets, the smell of mulled wine, nativity scene, carols, rich accompanying program, Christmas workshops, singing performances of local schools and choirs. Children can write a letter to Santa Claus.
www.facebook.com

Gingerbread Nativity Scene at the Church of St Matthew
16.12. 2023 from 11:00-17:00
17.12. from 14:00-17:00
23.12. from 14:00-17:00
24.12. from 11:00-15:00
25.12. from 11:00-17:00
26.12. from 11:00-17:00
30.12. from 14:00-17:00
31.12. from 14:00-17:00
01.01. 2024 from 11:00-17:00
06.01. 2024 from 13:00-15:00
Gingerbread Nativity Scene will be displayed at the Church of St Matthew in Dejvice from December 16 on festive days and on weekends until the end of January. Gingerbread Nativity Scene with more than fifty years of tradition currently 250 figures.  Find the opening hours and more information on the website. 
www.matejstranti.com/

Advent in Prague


Prague's magical Christmas markets 2023

Prague's magical Christmas markets with its beautifully designed wooden chalets take place on the major squares - Old Town square, Republic square, Wenceslas square or Peace square. They lay out plenty of exciting foodie items, handmade craft gifts and the most delicious warming drinks such as hot chocolate or spiced mulled wines. You will find great gift ideas as there is a vast selection of Christmas decorations, toys, jewelry, winter clothing and accessories. It is also a great alternative to the usual Christmas shopping experience. If you stroll around the city markets, you are sure to get in the festive spirit.

Christmas markets at Old Town square 2023 take place daily from December 2, 2023 to January 6, 2024. 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 lives shows, carol concerts and dance performances along with great festive atmosphere. Children can enjoy creative workshops, a minizoo, Saint Nicholas' Day and New Year's Eve celebrations. The Christmas market lays out plenty of exciting foodie items, handmade craft gifts and the most delicious warming drinks such as hot chocolate or spiced mulled wine as well as great gift ideas including decorations, toys, jewelry, winter clothing and accessories. Stands with Christmas goods are open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and stands with refreshment are opened from 10 a.m. to 12 a.m


Christmas markets in the lower part of the Wenceslas square start in December 2, 2023 and end on January 6, 2024. Wenceslas square with beautifully designed wooden chalets hosts an amazing market, specializing in handmade wooden and steel gifts. Exciting foodie items and the most delicious warming drinks such as hot chocolate or spiced mulled wines are available. Stands with Christmas goods are open from from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and food stands close at 12 p.m.  

Christmas markets at Republic square 2023
 close to the V Celnici street are held daily from November 25 to December 24, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Located on the bustling public space close to V Celnici street, the market offers a wide selection of Christmas goods, such as mistletoe, Advent wreaths, candles, candle holders, kid's toys, Christmas decorations and bonds, confectionery, advent calendars, cribs, handicrafts and the best selection of festive food.

Christmas markets at Peace square 2023 are held in front of the Church of St. Ludmila from November 20 to December 24, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. About 60 stalls feature a great selection of traditional Christmas goods including Advent wreaths, candles, candle holders, toys, decorations, bonds, confectionery and advent calendars as well as festive delicacies, from sweet treats to sumptuous savouries. Visitors can also enjoy a beautifully-decorated tree with hand-painted nativity scene and rich program for both children and adults.

Christmas markets at the pedestrian zone Andel 2023 will take place from 24.11. to 24.12.2023. Visitors to the markets can enjoy a wide range of Christmas goods, traditional crafts, handmade products, farm products and refreshments. Christmas tree lighting ceremony along with the accompanying program is planned for the first Sunday of Advent.

Enjoy stunning exposition of lights, enchanting sounds, traditional Christmas delicacies and lots of fun and laughter.



See programme and more about Christmas markets in Prague here.

Best Advent and Christmas events in December Prague 2023: 

Christmas at the Holešovice Exhibition Grounds - Pottery and Craft Markets
2. - 3.12. 2023 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
During the Christmas Beroun Pottery Markets at the Exhibition Grounds, visitors can choose from a wide range of gifts for the whole family. In addition to the beautiful festive atmosphere, there will be more than 130 craftsmen from all over the Czech Republic including Czech glassmakers, blacksmiths, knifvers, weavers and as well as other traditional craftsmen. The markets will also include stalls with French cheeses, sausages, pâtés, pretzels, gingerbread, caramels, mead, a stylish tea house and mulled wine. Children's ensembles will sing and dance by the Christmas tree, or you can make your own Christmas bell. Entry is free and barrier-free.
www.navystavisti.cz

Magical Czech Christmas Mass by Jakub Jan Ryba

Church of Sts. Simon and Jude
29/11/2023 - 6 p.m.
30/11/2023 - 6 p.m.
25/12/2023 - 3 p.m. and at 6 p.m.
Municipal House, Smetana Hall
20/12/2023 - 7.30 p.m.
21/12/2023 - 6 p.m.

The Czech Christmas Mass by Jakub Jan Ryba with theatrical elements directed by Matěj Forman will take place in the Church of Sts. Simon and Jude and in the Smetana Hall of the Municipal House. The orchestra, choir, soloists and the magical world of puppets take you back in time to watch the story of the birth of Jesus Christ and the journey of the shepherds to Bethlehem in a wonderful scene setting and costume design. With a faithful depiction of the classic Czech nativity scene, Magic Christmas Mass is "a rich feast for the eyes and ears". The performances are also suitable for children. You can buy tickets for the performance here at the Church of St. Šimon or to the Municipal House.

Crafts, folklore and design Show at Holešovice Market - Hall 17
25. 11. - 10. 12. 2023, Mon-Fri 8:00-20:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-20:00
Handicrafts, folklore and design in the Holešovice Market – a unique collaboration between the Holešovice Market, the Bohemian Perfection platform and the Moravian Beauty Foundation will offer a unique display of traditional and designer handicraft products, an exhibition themed on the phenomenon of ornament called "In the beauty of ornament" and dozens of unique workshops with masters of various crafts. During this unique Advent show, visitors can view or purchase products from almost sixty designers from various corners of the Czech Republic. Come and soak up the Christmas atmosphere, explore a unique exhibition, make Christmas decorations using traditional techniques or buy interesting Christmas gifts. Admission for adults is CZK 100, senior citizens CZK 50, and children under 15 are admitted for free.
https://www.holesovickatrznice.cz/

Advent weekend at the New Town Hall, Charles Square 1/23, Prague 2
9. 12. 2023 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

New Town Hall invites visitors to spend the Advent season in the company of loved ones, friends and family in the very heart of Prague's New Town. Novoměstský advent will take place on Saturday 9 December 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. It will offer Advent goods, handicrafts, refreshments, toys, and creative workshops. The program will include theater performances, choir performances or drum shows, in which you can actively participate. The interior of the town hall will feature model railways, train sets, locomotives, buildings as well as the landscape and road transport. 
www.nrpraha.cz

Wenceslas Christmas at upper part of the Wenceslas square, Prague 1
24. 11. 2023 – 7. 1. 2024  from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The New Town Prague Association organizes Wenceslas Christmas Market at the upper part of the Wenceslas square, which supports non-profit organizations.The market offers a charming Christmas atmosphere, demonstrations of traditional crafts, a wide range of handmade gifts, quality refreshments as well as St. Nicholas celebrations, Bethlehem light, Christmas Eve service in the open air and musical performances. 
www.facebook.com/VaclavskeNamestiSNMP

Christmas at Lesser Town
3. 12. 2023 – 1. 1. 2024 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Traditional Christmas event of Lesser Town will be held at the square under the Charles Bridge at Kampa. It will feature a beautifully decorated tree, stalls demonstrating crafts, stands with refreshments and snacks, including mulled wine, "trdelník" or sausages. Traditional singing of Christmas carols under the Charles bridge will take place on December 24. The market includes a rich cultural program, traditional St. Nicholas event and Christmas tree lighting ceremony.

Advent markets on Jiřího z Poděbrad square
29.11. – 23.12. 2023 from 10.00 - 20.00
Jiřího z Poděbrad square, in front of The Church of the Most Sacred Heart of Our Lord, will turn into a fair with traditional handicrafts and Christmas goodies. Visitors can enjoy traditional Christmas specialities, hot mulled wine, mead as well as rich cultural programs - traditional Christmas tree lighting ceremony, concerts, theater performances or workshops for children.
https://trhyjirak.cz/akce-na-jiraku

Advent markets at Vitezne square
2.12. - 23.12. 2023 every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
The Victory Square at Prague 6 hosts Advent markets every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition to the usual assortment, visitors can purchase and wide selection of Christmas goods - Advent wreaths, Christmas decorations, mistletoe and small gifts produced in the Czech Republic as well as snacks, mulled wine, coffee, hot ciders, vegetables, pastries, sea fish, meat, sausages, cheeses, Christmas sweets, ceramics, natural cosmetics, wooden or knitted toys, children's clothing and books, jewelry and leather products.Traditional Christmas dishes, such as fish soup or fried carp with potato salad will be available.
www.trhynakulataku.cz

Christmas exhibition in the Bethlehem Chapel - Glass Christmas, Betlémské náměstí 256, Prague 1
25.11.2023 do 3.1.2024 from 9.00 -18.00
24.12. a 31.12.2023 from 9.00 - 14.00, 25.12.2023 and 1.1.2024 from 13.00 - 18.00
The Christmas exhibition in the Bethlehem Chapel has been an integral part of Christmas time and the festive spirit in Prague for many years. This year's exhibition "Glass Christmas" will include a rich accompanying program. The theme of this year's exhibition is glass nativity scenes. Visitors can admire fragile nativity scenes made of glass, blown and beaded glass ornaments and glass figurines. Entrance fee to the exhibition is 60 and 120 CZK.
www.vanocnivystava.cz

Christmas exhibition of the Botanic Garden Na Slupi, Prague 2
1. 12. 2023 do 1. 1. 2024 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The traditional Christmas exhibition in the upper greenhouse of the Botanical Garden of Charles University will enchant you with hundreds of traditional and new Christmas decorations based on folk traditions and decorated Christmas trees. There will be a sale of Christmas decorations and Saturday workshops.
https://bz-uk.cz/

Advent at the National Agricultural Museum, Kostelní 1300/44, 170 00 Prague 7
16. 12. 2023 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m

Advent in the museum offers a market, workshops, theater performances for children, a baking course and an accompanying program in the yard and in the expositions of the museum. 
www.nzm.cz

Christmas in Prague 6 - Šabachův park, Šesťák on Victory square + other places
5. 12. 2023 – 23. 12. 2023
The Christmas program in Prague 6 includes concerts, musical and theatrical performances, Advent markets with Christmas goods and charity stalls. Theme music of the Army of the Czech Republic will start the program with a concert, which takes place on Thursday, December 7 at 5:00 p.m. in the church of the CČCH Wuchterlova. The St. Nicholas celebration u "Sklanaku" intended primarily for families with children, will take place on December 5 from 4 p.m. Markets with a musical program will be held on "Šešťák" on the Victory square from 13 to 22 December. from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. On Saturday 23.12. Special Saturday Christmas markets will take place on the Victory square from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ryba's Christmas mass will take place again on 25.12. from 17.00 in the church of CČCH Wuchterlova.
https://praha6.cz/

Christmas at Chodovská fortress
15. 12. 2023 from 17:00 - 19:00
The courtyard of Chodovské tvrze will offer a rich Christmas program, which will include theater performances, a live nativity scene (5 p.m.), Christmas tree lighting ceremony (5:30 p.m.), musical performance (5:35 p.m.), art workshops for children and adults, Prague mobile carillon (6:00 p.m.), Christmas concerts, live nativity scene (7 p.m.).
chodovskatvrz.cz

Karlin Christmas Market at Karlin square
17.12. 2023 from 11:00 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
Advent at Karlinske square will bring magical atmosphere of Christmas markets, the smell of mulled wine, nativity scene, carols, rich accompanying program, Christmas workshops, singing performances of local schools and choirs. Children can write a letter to Santa Claus.
www.facebook.com

Gingerbread Nativity Scene at the Church of St Matthew
16.12. 2023 from 11:00-17:00
17.12. from 14:00-17:00
23.12. from 14:00-17:00
24.12. from 11:00-15:00
25.12. from 11:00-17:00
26.12. from 11:00-17:00
30.12. from 14:00-17:00
31.12. from 14:00-17:00
01.01. 2024 from 11:00-17:00
06.01. 2024 from 13:00-15:00
Gingerbread Nativity Scene will be displayed at the Church of St Matthew in Dejvice from December 16 on festive days and on weekends until the end of January. Gingerbread Nativity Scene with more than fifty years of tradition currently 250 figures.  Find the opening hours and more information on the website. 
www.matejstranti.com/



Find the updated information and opening hours of Christmas markets in Prague at "What's on in Prague".

Program of Christmas markets in the Old Town Square:

12/19/2023, Tuesday
15.30 – 15.45 ZUŠ Nové Strašecí – music and dance band
16.00 – 16.40 Field Ladybird Choir
16.45 – 16.50 Singing with children of ZŠ Nedvědovo náměstí, Prague 4
17.00 – 17.30 Musical course KD Bílá hora
17.35 – 18.00 Drtinka Children's Choir
18.00 – 18.20 Mirabel dance studio – Irish dances
18.30 – 19.30 Let's Go! - American spirituals

20/12/2023, Wednesday
16.00 – 16.30 Flute Ensemble Notečka and Children's Choir Klíček
16.30 – 17.00 Children's Opera Prague z.s.
17.00 – 17.30 Jistebnice Elementary and Kindergarten Choir
17.30 – 18.00 Old Noctuella Choir
18.00 – 18.30 Osmikvítek Children's Choir
18.30 – 18.50 Rosanka Senior Choir and Osmikvítek Children's Choir
19.00 – 19.45 Suchdol Children's and Youth Center – singing and dancing performance

21/12/2023, Thursday
16.00 – 16.30 Rolnička Prague Children's Choir – younger children
16.40 – 17.00 Lístek Children's Choir - ZUŠ Ratibořická Černý most
17.00 – 17.30 HUKOt Ořech Choir
17.45 – 18.15 DominiKa – Christmas concert
18.30 – 19.40 Top Dance Prague – selection and competition dance groups

22/12/2023, Friday
16.00 – 18.00 ZUŠ Blatná – vocal-instrumental performance
18.15 – 19.00 Folk ensemble Vonička

23/12/2023, Saturday
16.00 – 16.45 Gingerbread Christmas with the Empire of Entertainment
17.00 – 17.45 Markéta Wagnerová Quintet
17.50 – 17.55 Cathrine – Christmas concert

24/12/2023, Sunday, Christmas Day
11.00 – 13.00 Pouring Christmas fish soup
21.00 – 22.00 Czech Christmas Mass "Hey Master", Jakub Jan Ryba - mixed choir Vox Pragae, Praga Sinfonietta orchestra and soloists Lucie Silkenová soprano, Štěpánka Andělová alto, Ondřej Benek tenor, Martin Matoušek bass, Jakub Zicha organ, Miriam Němcová conducts

25/12/2023, Monday, the first Christmas holiday
16.00 – 17.00 Mazec Theater – Župan bakes cookies
17.30 – 18.30 Josef Vágner and the children's choir Coro Piccolo

26/12/2023, Tuesday, the second Christmas holiday
16.00 – 17.00 Divadélko Romaneto – Christmas fairy tale for the whole family
17.15 – 19.00 Třehusk – Old Prague band

27/12/2023, Wednesday
16.00 – 17.00 Jan Jareš – blind singer and pianist
17.00 – 18.00 Tomáš Vaněk – concert of musical and Christmas hits

28/12/2023, Thursday
16.00 – 17.00 Patrik Stoupa – Christmas concert
17.00 – 18.00 Grand Varieté Brno – musicals and Christmas songs
18.00 – 18.30 Karolina Čížková – Christmas concert

29/12/2023, Friday
16.00 – 17.00 Pop singing with ZUŠ Stodůlky Prague 5 and International
Prague Conservatory
17.00 – 18.00 Students of the International Conservatory Prague

30/12/2023, Saturday
16.00 – 17.00 Gospel Singers – worship band
17.45 – 18.30 Melodica – rock concert

31/12/2023, Sunday, New Year's Eve
NEW YEAR'S CELEBRATION
16.45 – 17.30 Bobík and friends on a trip – moderated by Jan Ladra
19.00 – 19.30 Sat Fine
19.30 – 20.15 DJ Daniel Kraus
20.15 – 20.45 Sat Fine
20.45 – 21.30 DJ Daniel Kraus
21.30 – 22.00 Sat Fine
22.00 – 22.45 DJ Daniel Kraus
22.45 – 23.15 Sat Fine
23:15 - 24:00 DJ Daniel Kraus

1/1/2024, Monday, New Year's Day
15:00 - 16:00 New Year's songs - arias from Czech operas, performed by opera soloists
Jana Belušová and Michal Bragagnolo

2/1/2024, Tuesday
16.00 – 16.30 Smíchovský selection - Children's and Youth Center Prague 5
17.00 – 18.00 The Geront Shadows Revival
18.30 – 19.00 Folk ensemble Lučinka

3/1/2024, Wednesday
16.00 – 18.00 Načarej – folk band
18.30 – 19.00 Unhošť School of Arts Theater Ensemble – How it was in Bethlehem

4/1/2024, Thursday
16.00 – 16.50 Marie Němcová with the band – New Year's concert
17.00 – 18.00 Sioux Falls University Concert Choir, USA
18.15 – 18.45 Happy band of seniors from HaFstudio

5/1/2024, Friday
16.00 – 18.00 Three Kings Celebrations St. James Choir and Orchestra Prague – Czech
Christmas Mass "Hey Master!", Jakub Jan Ryba

6/1/2024, Saturday
15.00 – 15.30 Hostivicky Choir
15.30 – 16.00 Smetana Mixed Choir
16.00 - 16.30 Audrey Lee Belcher and Hashtag - New Year's concert
17.00 – 17.30 The Boomberries – rock band

Ice skating in Prague


Ice skating
is a fantastic wintry thrill and a great way to celebrate the cold weather. There are some great outdoor options in the very center of the city. Take a look at the list of Indoor and outdoor ice-skating rinks in Prague and enjoy your favourite winter pastime.

Best ice skating rinks in Prague in 2023 / 2024 season

Outdoor, indoor and rooftop ice skating rinks across the capital. 

Ice rink in the courtyard of the Alchymist Grand Hotel and Spa
20.11. 2023 - 10.1. 2024
Address:Tržiště 19, Prague 1, 118 00
Web: https://alchymisthotel.com
Opening hours: Wednesday - Friday 12 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (ice rink),1 p.m. - 8 p.m., 1 p.m.- 9 p.m.(bar), Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6.30 p.m. (ice rink), 11 a.m.. - 6 p.m. (bar)
Price: 0 - 12years - 50 CZK, 12 - 99years - 100 CZK, skate rental 100 CZK / 45 min
This ice rink is set in the stunning courtyard of the Alchymist Grand Hotel and Spa in the picturesque Little quarter and provides a magical setting for ice skating during the winter season. Open daily during the winter season, the ice-skating will be a unique and memorable experience. High-quality snacks and drinks, including mulled wine or hot chocolate with marshmallows are available at the outdoor bar.


 Open-air ice skating below Zizkov TV Tower
1.12. 2023 - 29.2. 2024 
Address: Mahlerovy sady, 130 00 Prague 3
Web: https://towerpark.cz/
Opening hours: Monday - Sunday : 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. The maintenance of the rink is carried out from 11.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m., 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to  p.m.
Price: 150 CZK adults, children up to 14 - 100 CZK, kids up to 100 cm (accompanied by adult) free of charge, family 2 + 3 - 350 CZK

The illuminated ice area below Žižkov Television Tower, the tallest structure in Prague, is 30m long and 14m wide. Visitors can warm up with a mulled wine, a homemade punch, a hot chocolate, Italian bombardino or grilled specialties at the outdoor bar or at the
nearby cafe. Rental services are available. Enjoy a unique and magical ice-skating experience under the lights of Žižkov Tower along with the perfect service, excellent food and drinks.


 Open-air ice skating rink Shopping Center Cerny most
10.11. 2023 - 31.1.2024
Opening hours: Monday - Thursday 9:00 - 20:00, Friday - Sunday 9:00 - 21:00
Address: Chlumecká 765/6, Prague 9, tel. :702 272 616
Web: www.centrumcernymost.cz or https://www.ice-tec.cz/
Price: 120 CZK / person, kids up to 5 years – free of charge, 360 CZK / family

Located in front of the western entrance to the Shopping Center Cerny most, an open-air ice skating rink offers a well-maintained area in size of 30 x 20 meters, rental services (ice skates, helmets, knee and elbow pads for kids), storage space and refreshments. In December, visitors can enjoy various special events including Christmas Ice Show, celebration of St. Nicholas or ice skating courses for children.


Ice skating rink at Letna – Ice skating at Letna plain
1.12. 2023 – 18.2. 2024
Opening hours: Daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., 24. 12. 2023: 9.00–14.00, 31. 12. 2023: 9.00–16.00
Address: Letna plain, Prague 7 - Letna
Web: https://prahasportovni.eu/kluziste-na-letne/
Price: Free of charge

The ice skating rink (40 x 20m) with a separated kid´s skating area (20 x 10m) at Letna plain is located in front of Sparta Prague football stadium close to Milada Horakova street. Open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., it's the perfect place to enjoy your favourite winter activity. The ice-skating rink and the facilities are illuminated after dark and the cooling unit retains the rink cool even in the case of outdoor temperature of +15 degrees. The skating rink facilities include a heated tent, refreshments, ice skates rental and sharpening services. Visitors can benefit from free ice skating lessons and various events for children.


Ice Skating Rink Vypich in front of Star Game Reserve (Obora Hvězda)
24. 11. 2023 – 28. 2. 2024
Opening hours: Monday - Friday - 12 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday - Sunday - 9 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Address: DDM traffic playground, Vypich near Star Game Reserve
Webhttp://kluzistevypich.cz/
Price: Free admission
Visitors can enjoy free public ice skating from 9.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. in the area of the traffic playground of the House of Children and Youth in front of the Hvězda park in Prague 6. The complex offers skate rental, sharpening services, an accompanying program or a skating school for both young and adult beginners.


Public ice skating at Grebovka - Outdoor ice rink at Havličkovy sady 
1. 12. 2023 – 28. 2. 2024
Opening hours: daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Address: behind the Pavilon, Havlickovy sady, Prague 2
Webwww.praha2.cz
Price: 80 CZK / adult, children aged 0 - 6 free of charge, skate rental 80 CZK

The district of Prague 2 opened an outdoor ice skating rink (30 x 16 m) at Grebovka, close to the Gröbe Villa. The illuminated ice rink is open daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and guests can take advantage of an ice skate rental and a small refreshment area.


Čapadlo ice rink on the Prague waterfront
15. 11. 2023 – 25. 2. 2024
Opening hours: Mon - Fri 1 p.m. - 9 p.m., Sat - Sun 10a.m. - 9p.m
Address: Čapadlo, Náplavka na Hollaru, Prague 1
Webhttps://www.facebook.com/Capadlo/
Price: 120 CZK, children under 6 free of charge
Rental: skates CZK 100, helmet CZK 50, deposit for skates CZK 500
The Čapadlo ice rink right in the center of Prague 1 at Smetana's embankment offers both free skating and beautiful views of the Vltava and Prague Castle. Outdoor heated terrace, real Neapolitan pizza, draft beer and live music for free every Thursday from 17.00. Gloves and a helmet are mandatory for children under 12.


Public ice skating Jammertal at Folimanka Park 
1. 12. 2023 – 29. 2. 2024
Opening hours: daily from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Address: Folimanka Park
Webwww.praha2.cz
Price: 50 CZK / adult, children aged 0 - 6 free of charge, skate rental 100 CZK

The district of Prague 2 invites visitors to the newly opened ice rink at Folimanka Park, which runs daily from Wednesday, December 9, from 2 p.m. until February 29, 2024. 


Ice skating rink Vinorady in park Sady Svatopluka Čecha
01. 12. 2023 to 28. 02. 2024
Opening hours: Monday - Friday from 2 p.m. - 8 p.m., Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from 09 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Address: Park Sady Svatopluka Čecha, Prague 2
Web: https://www.jsmenalede.cz/
Price: All-day admission CZK 80, skate rental CZK 80, children under 6 free
A new ice rink measuring 30 x 15 meters is located in Sady Svatopluka Čecha. A skate rental is also available.


Ice skating rink Ladvi
24. 11. 2023 – 25.2. 2024
Opening hours: Monday – Friday 1 p.m.. to 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Address: Štíbrova 1776/17, Prague 8 - Kobylisy, tel. 775 291 111
Webfacebook.com/koupalisteladvi 
or www.praha8.cz
Price: 90 CZK adults, kids to 6 years 50 CZK, ice-skates rental 80 CZK

When the cold months come, Ladvi swimming pool becomes an ice skating rink. Skates, helmets and protective gear can be rented at the rental shop.


Skating in Prague 8 - Löwitův mlýn
24. 11. 2023 – 25.2. 2024
Opening hours: daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Address: U Českých loděnic 40, 180 00 Prague 8 - Libeň, tel. +420 773 058 964
Webhttps://www.facebook.com/jsmenalede
Price: 90 CZK / adults, 50 CZK / children up to 150 cm, free - children up to 6 years
Rental: 80 CZK / skates, 30 CZK / helmet

An ice rink (30m x 15m), refreshments, rental are available. 


INDOOR ARENAS:

Public ice skating at HC Slavia - Eden
Address: 
Vladivostocká 1460/10, Prague 10
Tel. 267 311 415
Web: www.hc-slavia.cz
Opening hours: See the website
Price: 50 CZK

If you are eagerly awaiting the beginning of the season, the indoor ice skating rink Eden opens for public on October 26. A professional ice skating rink is indoors so visitors can enjoy skating regardless of the weather. Sharpening services are available.


Škoda Ice Rink
Address:
 Přetlucká 3422/23, Prague 10, telefon: 608 001 703
Web: https://www.icerink.cz/verejne-brusleni
Opening hours: Saturday and Sunday – see the website
Price: 150 CZK / adult, 100 CZK/ children up to12 years

Skoda Ice Rink is a multi-purpose modern indoor arena in Prague 10 providing the perfect place for both seasonal and year-round ice skating. In addition to two profesional ice rinks, it offers a fitness center, hockey and ice skating classes for children and adults as well as rental and sharpening services. Families with children can enjoy sports camps, family ice skating or unique birthday celebrations. After skating, visitors can quench their thirst with warming drinks at the Ice Bar that serves tasty snacks and treats.


Ice Arena Hasa
Address: 
Sámova 1, Prague 10, tel.: 271 747 238
Webhttp://www.hotelhasa.cz/zimni-stadion/
Opening hours: See the website
Price: 80 CZK / adults and kids

An indoor skating arena in Vrsovice district is open year-round for general skating, figure skating and ice hockey. The venue also offers skating classes as well as rental and sharpening services. The ice rink is a big size and it does not usually get too busy even during weekends.
 



Ice skating in 2022:


Ice skating rink at the playground of the Elementary School Glowackého
17.11. 2022 - 28.2. 2023
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 9. a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Address: Glowackého 555/6, Prague 8 – Bohnice, Tel.: 607 990 831
Web: www.praha8.cz or https://www.facebook.com/kluziste/
Price: 50 CZK / adults, 40 CZK children up to 150 cm

An outdoor ice skating rink is operated by the Prague 8 district, which organizes cultural, educational and fun events for children, families and Prague citizens. There is ice skates and helmets rental. Exclusive hire of the ice rink for private events or commercial use is available. For more information check Facebook or official site of Prague 8. 

Public ice skating Na Frantisku
22. 11. 2022 – 31. 3. 2023
Opening hours: see the website
Address: Area of Na Frantisku, Kozí street, Prague 1, tel. 602 294 864
Web: www.hristenafrantisku.cz
Price: 70 CZK / adult, kids aged 1 to 14 – 40 CZK

The skating rink is located adjacent to the Na Frantisku Hospital in the quiet area of the Old Town, Prague 1. It features a well-kept outdoor ice rink for public skating in the size of 40 x 20 meters, ice-skates rental and sharpening services.

Ice skating at náměstí 14.října - Smíchov
26. 11. 2022 – 23. 2. 2023
Opening hours: Monday – Sunday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. - reserved for schools)
Address : náměstí 14. října, Prague 5, telefon: 225 111 119
Web: www.praha5.cz
Price: Free of charge

Operated by the City Hall of Prague 5, an open-air ice skating rink in the size of 20 x 10m is located behind St. Wenceslas church in Prague 5 close to metro stop Anděl. Public ice skating is free of charge for children and adults alike.

Ice skating on Střelecký Island
1. 12. 2022 – 31. 1. 2023
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 2p.m. to 9p.m., Sat and Sun: 12a.m. - 9 p.m.
Address: Střelecký ostrov, Prague 1
Webfacebook.com/strelak.strelecky.ostrov
Price: Free of charge for citizens of Prague 1 and children under 10, others - 50 CZK, skate rental: 100 CZK

Prague 1 invites its citizens to enjoy a new ice rink on Střelecký Island. Free public ice skating as well as rental services are available from 1 December to 31 January 2023.

Ice skating at Shopping Center Arkády Pankrác
22. 11. 2022 - 26. 2. 2023
Opening hours: Monday – Sunday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. 
Address: Shopping Center Arkády Pankrác, Na Pankráci 86, Prague 4, tel. 225 111 119
Webwww.arkady-pankrac.cz
 Price: 60 CZK / adults and children over 6, children aged 1 – 6 – free of charge

The ice rink close to Arkády Pankrác opens in November 25 and in case of favorable conditions, it will operate until the end of February. An open-air ice skating rink is conveniently located adjacent the metro station Pankrac in front of the Shopping Center Arkady Pankrac. The proximity of the shopping center and a great choice of restaurants and shopping options make it a popular leisure attraction in winter. It sometimes gets crowded at peak hours. Refreshment stand and ice skates rental are available. 

School ice skating rink at Veronske namesti
03.12. 2022
Opening hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 2 p.m. to
6 p.m.
Address: Veronské náměstí 20/391, Prague 10
Web: www.zsvn.cz
Telefon: 274 864 235, 774 966 391
Price: Free of charge

The outdoor ice skating rink is operated by the Elementary School Veronske namesti that allows maximum amount of 30 people at one time. It is not permitted to step on the rink without ice skate so parents, who teach their children, are invited to wear ice skates. The rink is closed in case of rainy weather. No rental services. 

Public ice skating at Ovocny trh
6. 12. 2021 – 31. 1. 2022
Address: Ovocný trh, Prague 1 – Old Town, tel. +420 602 663 631
Web: www.praha1.cz
Opening hours: Monday – Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Price: N/A

Open-air ice skating rink at Ovocny trh is a popular destination for locals, expats and tourists. Located in the heart of the Old Town, behind the Estates theatre, it offers a well-maintained ice area that is 30m long and 14m wide.  This downtown outdoor ice-skating rink offers free public skating sessions and ice-skate rental. During weekends visitors can enjoy accompanying programme for families or cultural events.

Ice rink in Riegrovy sady
3. 12. 2021 – 28.2. 2021
Opening hours: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Address: Riegrovy sady 28, Prague 2
Web: www.facebook.com/parkriegrovysady/

A 200m ice rink in Riegrovy sady is located between the athletic stadium and the beer garden. Expect a pleasant winter atmosphere, beatiful views, a decorated Christmas tree, nativity scene, food and drink events, craft shows, roasted chestnuts, mulled wine, punch and more.

Ice skating rink at Elementary and Nursery School Na Smetance
from 19. 12. 2019 to 23.2.2020
Address: Na Smetance 505/1, Prague 2-Vinohrady
Web: www.praha2.cz
Opening hours: daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Price: 50 CZK / adult, children aged 0 - 6 free of charge

Located at the multifunctional playground on the premises of Elementary School Na Smetance, the illuminated ice rink is open for children from the elementary and nursery school as well as the general public. Sport equipment rental and refreshments are available on site.

Ice skating at Victory square
15. 12. 2019 - 28. 2. 2020
Address: Čs. armády 601/23, 160 00 Prague 6, tel. +420 220 189 111
Web: www.praha6.cz
Opening hours: Daily 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.  
Price: Free

A mobile ice area 18 x 25 meters is located at Victory square, near Šolínova street, where Farmer´s markets are held. An ice skating school for children, rental services and a refreshment stand are available.  









Christmas and New Year's Eve in Prague

Christmas in Prague is a magical experience and there is so much happening in the city.

The 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 1st. 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 lives shows, concerts and dance performances along with great festive atmosphere.


Prague´s magical Christmas markets
with its beautifully designed wooden chalets take place on the major squares - Old Town square, Republic square, Wenceslas square or Peace square. They lay out plenty of exciting foodie items, handmade craft gifts and the most delicious warming drinks such as hot chocolate or spiced mulled wines. You will find great gift ideas as there is a vast selection of Christmas decorations, toys, jewelry, winter clothing and accessories. It is also a great alternative to the usual Christmas shopping experience. If you stroll around the city markets, you are sure to get in the festive spirit.

There are a lot of activities to be enjoyed in Prague during the Advent season, including carol concerts, Advent cantatas, choral singing, family shows, pantomimes, charity bazaars, expositions and fairs. Advent wreath and Christmas craft workshops for both kids and adults are also very popular. Advent activities and events take place in many locations such as Prague Botanic garden, Prague Zoo, Vyšehrad fortress or branches of the Prague Museum. Find things to do during the advent season and see what´s on in Prague for kids this Christmas.

Ice skating is fantastic wintry thrill and a great way to celebrate the cold weather. There are some great outdoor options in the very center of the city. Ice skating rink in Ovocný trh usually operates from November to January and offer equipment rental service. Na Františku ice rink provides great location for family skating but is also popular with dating couples. Take a look at the list of indoor and outdoor ice-skating rinks and enjoy favourite winter pastime.


If you want to avoid the havoc of organizing meal at home, enjoy special festive menu in one of the Prague restaurants that are open for Christmas day lunch or dinner. Chefs put a lot of thought into their festive meals and they usually offer both typical Czech menus and non-traditional unique creations. See restaurants that put on special Christmas menus and check out where to go for Christmas day dining.

New Year's Eve in Prague should be planned ahead since many venues such as restaurants, pubs and clubs require advance booking. It is definitely the biggest party night with a lot of celebrations, all-night parties and fireworks. New Year´s Eve packages usually include champagne toasts, open bars and shows – live performances or concerts. Discover what is happening in Prague for the New Year´s Eve and enjoy the most sensational celebration ever! See our guide to the best parties, free things to do and events you do not want to miss.

Prague's New Year's Eve fireworks display along the river Vltava is hugely popular event, which usually takes place in January, 1st. The best vantage points are at the Charles bridge and along the Vltava riverbank.