Our advent calendar with the most beautiful Ingolstadt Christmas stories.


Every day we publish contemplative stories and poems by authors from Ingolstadt and the surrounding area. Take a look and let yourself be enchanted by a new story every day.

Discover our winter attractions.


Christmas market

The traditional focal point of the Christmas season is the Christmas market on Theaterplatz, which has been around since 1570. Here you will find lots of festively decorated stalls with hot drinks and sweet and savory treats. The Christmas market opens on November 22.

Website: christkindlmarkt-ingolstadt.de

Address: Theaterplatz Ingolstadt

Opening hours: daily from 10:00 a.m.


Ice arena

The ice arena is located on Paradeplatz, nestled in a rustic hut village with a large alpine hut, against the picturesque backdrop of the New Palace. From November 16th, skate elegant circles on the ice or show off your curling skills!

Address: Paradeplatz

Opening hours: Mon-Fri from 14:00, Sat-Sun from 11:00


Christmas collection

A brand new Christmas collection awaits you at the Tourist Information on Rathausplatz from mid-November: delicious chocolate Advent calendars, cozy fairtrade sweaters for the cold season, unique porcelain jewelry and much more.

To the product overview

Address: Moritzstraße 19

Opening hours: Tue-Fri 10:00 - 17:00, Sat 10:00 - 14:30



From November 16, the Almhütte on Paradeplatz offers delicious delicacies in a cozy and rustic atmosphere. From there you have the perfect view of the hustle and bustle on the ice rink.

Reservations: huettengaudiingolstadt.de

Address: Paradeplatz

Opening hours: daily from 11:00 a.m.


Winter Lounge

The Winter Lounge in the arcades of the Old Town Hall offers you pure Christmas feeling. Surrounded by fir branches, cozily warm thanks to sheepskin, blankets and a mushroom heater, and served with delicious hot drinks and spicy cakes, it is a wonderful place to relax with family and friends.

Website: richters-events.com/winterlounge

Address: Old Town Hall

Opening hours: daily from 14:00


Winter beer garden

The winter beer garden in the daydream is characterized by a lot of attention to detail and the Swiss mountain village character. From hot water bottles and organic mulled wine, to homemade cookies, raclette breads and Swiss cheese fondue, there is something for everyone in our huts and ski gondolas.

Reservations: by mail to Tagtraum Ingolstadt

Address: Paradeplatz

Opening hours: Tue-Fri from 4 pm, Sat-Sun from 2 pm


Our Christkindl

Look forward to the Christkindl! Angelically in white he flutters through the city and conjures up not only children, but also adults a sparkle in the eyes. You are welcome to approach the Christkindl when you see him floating through the city center! Tip: In the pedestrian zone, at the Paradeplatz and at the Theaterplatz the chances are good to get a few nibbles from the Christkindl.



Artisan market

Tucked away, the arts and crafts market nestles into the historic setting at Carraraplatz. On Advent weekends, our rotating artists present masterful handicrafts. Perfect for Christmas gifts!

Address: Carrara Square

Opening hours: check here



Advent tours

Let yourself be carried away into the world of nativity scenes and be inspired by the beauty of the numerous nativity scenes. The atmospheric approx. two-hour tour "Kumm, geh' ma Kripperl schaugn..." leads along the Ingolstadt Nativity Scene Trail. On selected examples you will get to know the history of development and tradition of the Christmas crib in general and especially in Ingolstadt.

Tickets: "History with pleasure in Advent"

Tickets: "Kumm, geh' ma Kripperl schaugn" (Come and see the crib)



Fairy tale path

The nostalgic fairy tale trail takes you on a journey to the land of fairy tales. Lovingly set up fairy tale huts stand in the Mauthstraße to the Paradeplatz. Will you find the wicked witch of Snow White or the frog eagerly waiting for the kiss of the beautiful princess?

Starting point: Above Viktualienmarkt

Opening hours: daily around the clock


Christmas train

Take your little ones on a mysterious journey with the enchanted Christmas train through Ingolstadt's Old Town. The enchanted train winds its way through the small streets, along Christmas decorated stalls and takes you to the numerous actions and activities during the Advent season.

Starting point: At the Viktualienmarkt

Travel times: on Advent weekends from 3 to 7 p.m., every 20 minutes


Twin cities

Every year, the small stalls of our twin towns enchant the guests of the Christkindlmarkt on the Theaterplatz with all kinds of delicacies. Why not try the fresh and homemade crêpes!

Address: Theaterplatz Ingolstadt

Opening hours: daily from 10:00 a.m.

For direct information and advance ticket sales: +49 841 305-3030 If you have any questions about our leisure experiences, please write to us at marketing@ingolstadt.de

Information and bookings:
+49 841 305-3030

If you have any questions
about our leisure
experiences, then
write to us at marketing@ingolstadt.de