Do you know where to go during Advent? To Prague! The capital is lit by a million lights and it will offer a lot of events that you should not miss. Book your accommodation in Residences Řetězová, from where you can reach the center, and embark on a swim of pre-Christmas fun!
Čertovka – the devil festival
On the evening of St. Mikuláš, which is December 5, 2018, the Vltava river will be packed with devils. There is a traditional devilish cruise for children and parents! The first ship lifts its anchors and sails to the Krizovicke Square from Judith's underground harbor at 5 pm. During a half-hour cruise, the devils are telling scary rumors, and if you are good, perhaps Nicholas will reward you with a present. Admission to the event is 340 CZK for adults, 100 CZK for children. In the evening you can also visit the Charles Bridge Museum for a symbolic 20 CZK, where you will find an exhibition of truly original Nativity scenes.
The smell of punch, mulled wine, trdelnik or gingerbread. An endless show of handicrafts and works of art. And a glowing tree adorned with Christmas decorations. These are Advent Markets. Prague has a fascinating atmosphere. People come from all over the world because Advent Markets in Prague are among the most beautiful ones next to Austrian and German. There is also a fairytale atmosphere and the spirit of Christmas. Do not miss them. They will be launched on December 1, 2018!
Třešť's Nativity Scenes at the Jindřišská Tower
When you finish the punch at the New Town markets, stop at the Jindřišská Tower. From 30 November 2018 until 2 February 2019, you will find here a traditional exhibition of hand-carved nativity sculptures decorated with moss and needles, the scent of which will awake in you a little child that is eagerly awaiting baby Jesus. Nativity scenes from Třešť can be seen daily from 10am to 6pm. Basic admission is 120 CZK, reduced 80 CZK, family 290 CZK.
Advent concert in National
Christmas in Prague without an Advent concert at the National Theater? Completely unthinkable! This is why traditional concerts will take place in the premises of architectural jewel with Christmas music and the Czech Christmas Mass by Jakub Jan Ryba. The Kühn Children's Choir will perform with the National Theater Orchestra and also the Holy Night of George Temle will be performed. Concerts can be visited every Advent Sunday at 11 am.
Christmas concert in Old Town Hall
Advent concerts does not finish musical pleasures in Prague. Old Town Hall will be filled with the tones of the Christmas concert of the Václav Temple Choir. All the audience will also be able to see all the historic premises of the historic town hall. Just arrive at the venue on December 2, 2018 at 16 or 18 o'clock. Tickets can be purchased in advance from 26 November 2018 at eshop.prague.eu.
Louskáček - Christmas dream at Vinohrady
The fairytale - Christmas Dream, which will be performed on November 17, 2018 by the Theater in Vinohrady, will fascinate you with the fairy tale atmosphere. The ballet accompanied by the music of P. I. Tchaikovsky will be performed till December 16, 2018, in total it will be played seven times, time of the performance will be at 14:00 and 18:00. The performance was created on the motifs of the romantic Fairy Tales and Myth King by E. T. A. Hoffmann, and its main theme is the magical moments of the Christmas night, which will be experienced by the hero Klára and his protector Prince Louskáček.
The magic of Christmas in Fata Morgana
What about tropical Christmas? The non-traditional concept of the most beautiful holidays of the year can be enjoyed in Fata Morgan's Botanical Gardens in the capital city of Prague, where the Christmas exhibition - Kouzlo Vánoc will take place from 22 November 2018 until 1 January 2019. You can see many original Advent and Christmas arrangements made from natural materials or unusual nativity scenes.