The ice nativity scene in the Landhaus courtyard 2020 | © Graz Tourismus - Harry Schiffer
01. christmas­­­ markets
02. Chrristmas Highlights
03. Events

Christmas in Graz

18.11. - 24.12.2022

The seasonal glow of a multitude of lights, atmospheric Christmas markets, a life-size nativity scene made of ice, a lit Advent calendar projected onto the town hall – that is Graz during the run-up to Christmas. Experience Graz during the “5th season” and prepare to be enchanted by its unique atmosphere.

TIP: Uniquely in Austria, all Christmas markets are within easy walking distance!

© Graz Tourismus - Harry Schiffer

New Year's Eve in Graz

The old year is drawing to a close and the new one is already waiting to be welcomed accordingly. Traditionally, the turn of the year is celebrated in Graz. New Year's Eve parties and balls are held in many hotels and restaurants. The last hours of the year can be enjoyed with festive gala menus - after all, Graz is Austria's gourmet capital.

New Year's Eve in Graz
Lumagica | © MK Ilumitation-LUMAGICA GmbH

Christmas season

in the surrounding region

The word “advent” means “arrival”. It’s a time of joyful anticipation and busy preparations for Christmas. Plus, it’s a time when the Graz Region shines with special splendour. Numerous Christmassy highlights are waiting for you in an around Graz, helping you pass the time until Christmas Eve.

Advent in the surrounding region