Poznań Bethlehem 2018 or Christmas Market
The most magical time of the year is right ahead of us. Christmas trees, gifts, delicious food and love - all that can be found in December in most parts of the world. Also in Poznań. As each year, our city turns into the winter wonderland and Poznań Bethlehem takes place. Handful of attractions will be available for locals and lucky tourists. There are two Christmas markets, both connected by christmas alley so walking beetwen them is not only quick but entertaining, too.
On November 17th first part of the Bethlehem starts on the Plac Wolności (Freedom Square). There, 33 mteres Ferris wheel is going to be installed, among other carousels, stands with food and warmed wine.
If you never heard of Silent Disco, it is about time. It is unique event, when participants get pair of headphones, on wich they can choose between three different DJs. Try it! You won't regret!
Market open daily 11:00 am till 9:00 pm.
Second part of the Bethlehem will go on on the Old Market Square, so in a very heart of Poznań. It starts on December 1st with official lightening of the main Christmas tree.
Then, local producers will please you with their fish, cheese, meats, wines and beers. It is perfect for buying some gifts as well.
The coolest thing is nothing else but Ice Festival. Groups from different parts of the world will change their blocks of ice into a real piece of art. For bests there is a prize waiting. Ice sclupting will happen on weekend of December 8-9.
Moreover, December 13th the carol singing takes place. We will listen to well known Silent Night, but in many languages of the world. Have you ever heard this in Japanese or Indonesian?
This market is open daily 11:00 am till 7:00 pm.
Details and updates (including schedules in polish) HERE
Be in Poznań on second weekend of December if you would like to see how simple ice blocks turn into real pieces of art. Groups from many countries will compete against each other in who makes the best ice sculpture. Details of the event HERE.