Dresdner Striezelmarkt

The original Christmas market
Glittering lights, sparkling stars, looks of sheer delight on the faces of the children, mulled wine, the aroma of ginger bread and Christmas carols: the 582nd Dresdner Striezelmarkt is the oldest Christmas market in Germany as well as the senior one in Dresden. Simply stroll around at your own pace, sampling the local refreshments and looking for gifts to buy at the various stalls: Erzgebirge carved figures, Lausitzer Blaudruck cloth and Herrnhut Stars. And of course, a slice of original Dresdner Christstollen consumed next to the brightly lit, supersize Erzgebirge pyramid.

Picture: Silvio Dittrich | DMG BY

Market location

Altmarkt 22

01067 Dresden


Opening hours

27 November to 24 December 2019

daily from 10 to 21 o’clock

On the 24th of December the market is only open until 2 pm.

Public transport

Altmarkt: 1, 2, 4

Prager Straße: 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 62

Pirnaischer Platz: 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 12, 75

Postplatz: 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 62, 94


Up-to-date information on parking facilities and parking capacities can be found at

Free parking spaces in Dresden.


Christmas in Dresden is worth at least one overnight stay. Book now and enjoy the Christmas benefits.

23.12.2019 | Start: 14 Uhr

Dresden Day of the Kreuzkirche

Dresden’s Kreuzkirche as a market church is not only close to the market but also in a special correspondence to the market itself. On this day, the stage programme will revolve around the history and special features of the Kreuzkirche. Especially in the evening hours the Christmas covers with church topics (e.g. a nativity play) will be dedicated. In the church itself there will be special events (e.g. a concert of the Dresdner Kreuzchor).

Location: Striezelmarkt and Kreuzkirche Dresden


Advent Calendar Festival

A colourful festival for young and old! Learn more about the historical background of the Advent calendar. This year, for the third time, the arrangement of the children’s and adventure world, which is unique in Germany, will be honoured with its own celebration. Come and see us!

Location: Striezelmarkt


25th Dresdner Stollenfest

Dresden bakers celebrate the one of the most famous christmas cake, the Dresden Christstollen, at the Stollen Festival together with hundreds of thousands of guests from all over the world.

Location: Striezelmarkt


The great shopping night

On this day all stands are open until 11 o’clock in the evening!

Location: Striezelmarkt

Further information can be found at www.striezelmarkt.de