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All LutherCountry Events

Luther 1517: 360° Panorama by Yadegar Asisi

Oct 22 2016 - Oct 31 2021

Lutherstadt Wittenberg

The 360° panorama is dedicated to the events that took place 500 years ago, in the very city where Martin Luther started the Reformation. The scenes of the panorama bring Lutherstadt Wittenberg to life. Visitors can look for some of the most famous inhabitants during the Reformation, the Great Reformer himself and other important Reformation Heroes in the scenes of this important LutherCity.

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Christmas Market in Magdeburg

Nov 26 2018 - Dec 30 2018

Magdeburg

The Christmas market in Magdeburg offers its visitors an especially exciting blend of romantic scenery, fabulous winter fun, medieval ambience, and festive evening celebrations. This popular historic Christmas market is a fairytale world come to life, complete with an ice rink and copious amounts of Magdeburg’s delicious mulled wine!

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Christmas Market in Lutherstadt Wittenberg

Nov 26 2018 - Dec 30 2018

Lutherstadt Wittenberg

In the market square, a statue of Luther looks out across the Christmas market, with its stalls decorated with pine boughs, lights and Christmas ornaments. In the air is the scent of mulled wine and roasted almonds. Across the square is St. Mary’s Church, where Luther preached.

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Christmas Market in Eisenach

Nov 26 2018 - Dec 21 2018

Eisenach

Christmas Market in the historic center of Eisenach, located on and around the market square.

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Christmas Market in Dessau

Nov 26 2018 - Dec 23 2018

Dessau

Advent Market in Dessau.

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Christmas Market in Gotha

Nov 26 2018 - Dec 30 2018

Gotha

Christmas Market at the market square and in front of Friedenstein Castle.

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Christmas Market in Erfurt

Nov 27 2018 - Dec 22 2018

Erfurt

Although Erfurt's Christmas Market spreads throughout the old town, the focus is on the vast Cathedral Square. The 200 market booths sell everything from Thuringian bratwurst (Germany's favorite grilled sausage) and Christmas cookies to handmade toys or traditional, handmade Christmas decorations.

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Christmas and Winter Market in Weimar

Nov 27 2018 - Jan 05 2019

Weimar

Local artists display their work every first Advent and offer unique Christmas gifts. One highlight of this Christmas market is the Christmas tree. It was in Weimar in 1815, that the first Christmas tree was publicly displayed in Germany. This custom became widely popular and many towns adopted it. Of course, this tradition can still be seen in Weimar, and every year, a Christmas tree is set up to cheer the visitors. After Christmas Eve the magic isn’t over. Till January the Christmas Market turns into a Winter Market.

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Christmas and Winter Market in Halle (Saale)

Nov 27 2018 - Dec 23 2018

Halle (Saale)

The Christmas market in Halle (Saale) is one you shouldn’t miss! Gaze upon the town’s famous “Advent Candle”, i.e. the illuminated Red Tower of the Market Church. Here, visitors can savor delicious regional dishes from all around Europe. After first indulging in a bit of mulled wine, eggnog or hot chocolate, guests can purchase one of the reindeer collection mugs as a special keepsake.

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Christmas Market in Quedlinburg

Nov 28 2018 - Dec 20 2018

Quedlinburg

Quedlinburg is home to one of the most beautiful Christmas Markets in LutherCountry. The market square, surrounded by half-timbered houses, is the perfect setting for a romantic holiday season. The scent of mulled wine and roasted apples hangs in the air, children enjoy rides on the carrousel, and everybody can get into the holiday spirit.

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Christmas Markets in LutherCountry

Nov 28 2018 - Dec 23 2018

Throughout LutherCountry

Every year from late November to December, LutherCountry transforms into a Winter Wonderland with various Christmas markets. Traditional food and drinks, local crafts, music and entertainment make it possible to celebrate Christmas the way Martin Luther did 500 years ago!

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Christmas Market in Schmalkalden

Nov 30 2018 - Dec 23 2018

Schmalkalden

"Herrscheklasmarkt" in Schmalkalden - a Christmas Market for the whole family.

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Christmas Market in Quedlinburg

Dec 01 2018 - Dec 16 2018

Quedlinburg

Quedlinburg is home to one of the most beautiful Christmas Markets in LutherCountry. The market square, surrounded by half-timbered houses, is the perfect setting for a romantic holiday season. The scent of mulled wine and roasted apples hangs in the air, children enjoy rides on the carrousel, and everybody can get into the holiday spirit.

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Christmas Market at Wartburg Castle

Dec 01 2018 - Dec 02 2018

Wartburg Castle Eisenach

Wartburg Castle is where Martin Luther, the Protestant Reformer, changed history, when he translated the New Testament into German. And this UNESCO World Heritage Site just outside Eisenach is still a massively impressive fortress. At the weekends in Advent, however, a Historic Christmas Market transforms the castle, with artists and street performers, craftsmen and knights. Meet candle makers and barrel makers, rope makers and lantern makers, minstrels and puppeteers.

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Lauscha Christmas Baubles Market

Dec 01 2018 - Dec 02 2018

Lauscha

On two Advent weekends, visitors to the Original Lauscha Christmas Baubles Market can stroll past stands adorned with delicate decorations and watch artisans as they create brilliant works of art at Lauscha's Museum of Glass Art. Lauscha is the village where the first glass Christmas tree ornament was produced about 160 years ago.

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Lauscha Christmas Baubles Market

Dec 02 2018 - Dec 09 2018

Lauscha

On two Advent weekends, visitors to the Original Lauscha Christmas Baubles Market can stroll past stands adorned with delicate decorations and watch artisans as they create brilliant works of art at Lauscha's Museum of Glass Art. Lauscha is the village where the first glass Christmas tree ornament was produced about 160 years ago.

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Christmas Market at Wartburg Castle

Dec 08 2018 - Dec 09 2018

Wartburg Castle Eisenach

Wartburg Castle is where Martin Luther, the Protestant Reformer, changed history, when he translated the New Testament into German. And this UNESCO World Heritage Site just outside Eisenach is still a massively impressive fortress. At the weekends in Advent, however, a Historic Christmas Market transforms the castle, with artists and street performers, craftsmen and knights. Meet candle makers and barrel makers, rope makers and lantern makers, minstrels and puppeteers.

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Christmas Market Eisleben

Dec 08 2018 - Dec 19 2018

Eisleben

Lovely Christmas Marketin in Lutherstadt Eisleben, Martin Luter's beloved hometown.

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Christmas Market at Mansfeld Castle

Dec 08 2018 - Dec 09 2018

Mansfeld-Lutherstadt

Medieval Christmas Market at Mansfeld Castle.

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Christmas Market in Muehlhausen

Dec 13 2018 - Dec 16 2018

Muehlhausen

Advent in Muehlhausen, enjoy the small Christmas Market.

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Christmas Market at Wartburg Castle

Dec 15 2018 - Dec 16 2018

Wartburg Castle Eisenach

Wartburg Castle is where Martin Luther, the Protestant Reformer, changed history, when he translated the New Testament into German. And this UNESCO World Heritage Site just outside Eisenach is still a massively impressive fortress. At the weekends in Advent, however, a Historic Christmas Market transforms the castle, with artists and street performers, craftsmen and knights. Meet candle makers and barrel makers, rope makers and lantern makers, minstrels and puppeteers.

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Advent in Luthers Hoefen Eisleben

Dec 15 2018

Eisleben

Christmas Market "Advent in Luthers Höfen" taking place in Lutherstadt Eisleben's various courtyards.

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Thuringia Bach Festival

Apr 12 2019 - May 05 2019

Arnstadt, Weimar

From Arnstadt to Weimar and in several towns in Southern LutherCountry you can explore the history of the baroque composer and organ virtuoso Johann Sebastian Bach and his family. The Thuringian Bach Festival emphasizes the composer's musical heritage in the region by hosting concerts and readings at places where he lived and worked.

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Luther's School Enrollment

Apr 27 2019

Mansfeld-Lutherstadt

Every year on the first Saturday following Easter this festival is celebrated in honor of Martin Luther's school enrollment. A few months after Martin Luther's birth his family moved to Mansfeld-Lutherstadt, where he lived as a child. He went to school from 1488 until 1496 in Mansfeld-Lutherstadt.

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Luther's Wedding

Jun 14 2019 - Jun 16 2019

Lutherstadt Wittenberg

June 13, 1525 commemorates the day the former monk Martin Luther and the escaped nun Katharina von Bora exchanged their wedding vows in this wonderful city by the river Elbe. Each year this historic moment is celebrated by residents and guests. Join in the celebrations, when the wedded couple and 2,000 opulently costumed wedding guest's parade through the streets of the old town of Lutherstadt Wittenberg.

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St. Martin's Festival

Nov 10 2019

All over Germany

If there is one day a year that is enjoyed by families right across LutherCountry, it has to be November 11th. This is Saint Martin's Day, when families in the federal state of Thuringia in Germany celebrate two "Martins": Saint Martin of Tours and Martin Luther.

Both played very important roles in the history of LutherCity Erfurt, with Saint Martin of Tours being the city's patron saint and Martin Luther having been baptized there. In commemoration, local citizens will therefore celebrate St. Martin's Day on November 10th with a big festival featuring old traditions, music and delicious pastries.

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Christmas Markets in LutherCountry

Nov 29 2019 - Dec 23 2019

Throughout LutherCountry

Every year from late November to December, LutherCountry transforms into a Winter Wonderland with various Christmas markets. Traditional food and drinks, local crafts, music and entertainment make it possible to celebrate Christmas the way Martin Luther did 500 years ago!

For further information, please click here.