This weekend is, of course, going to be full of Christmas-themed events. But you can also start celebrating Saint Nicholas Day in advance, visit farmers markets, see some great art, and enjoy winter sports…OUR TIP If you are looking for a taxi in Prague, don’t forget to use our Uber promo code for a free ride.
According to the weather forecast, it will be sunny on Saturday, with mild wind, while Sunday should be cloudy and windless. During the weekend, the temperatures will vary between -1°C (30,2°F) and 2°C (35,6°F) during the day and may drop to -5°C (23°F) after dark.
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Saint Nicholas DayFAMILY EVENT OUR TIP On Sunday, you can enjoy Saint Nicholas Day, when the trio of Saint Nicholas, angel and devil approaches children to ask them whether they were good. The feast takes places on the 5th of December, but events with this theme take place as early as Sunday. The kids usually recite some rhymes and sing, and the good ones receive some candy. Enjoy the tradition originally, in the popular leisure area of “Žluté lázně”. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m, with no entrance fee. Find more information on the Facebook Event page. Address: Žluté lázně, Podolské nábřeží, Prague 4.
Farmers MarketsFARMER MARKETS On Saturday, you can visit folk craft markets on the “Jiřího z Poděbrad” square. You can buy, for example, fresh dairy products from Czech farmers, smoked meats, or regional pastry. Various hand-made tools for gastronomy are going to be available, too. The markets operate 8 a.m. – 6 p.m, and there is no entrance fee. Address: Náměstí Jiřího z Poděbrad.
Pre-Christmas Film Music ConcertCONCERT On Sunday, the Prague Film Orchestra invites you to their traditional concert of music from Christmas movies and fairy-tales. This year, for the first time, you can also hear some Christmas carols. But, most of all, all guests are looking forward to Alice’s Theme from the movie Alice in Wonderland, a selection of music from the Harry Potter series, and the theme from Skyfall.
The concert starts at 7 p.m. The entrance fee varies from 550,- to 650,- CZK and tickets can be booked online. Find more information on the Facebook Event page. Address: Prague Congress Centre, 5. května 1640/65, Prague 4.