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Prague Events Guide 2021

Prague Events » What's on in Prague in December 2021


Prague hosts events all year round, including food and drink festivals, exhibitions, rock and pop concerts, classical music festivals, marathons, and the Easter and Christmas markets. Prague Experience is your Prague events guide.


  December 2021

Prague Christmas Markets 2021 - HALF-OPEN
Prague Christmas Markets 2021 - HALF-OPEN
DATES: 27 November 2021 - 06 January 2022
TIMES: Daily 10:00-22:00
The Prague Christmas Markets are officially cancelled, but certain markets are open and the city has plenty of festive cheer. Most cultural events and tourist services are open and running.
WHERE: Old Town Square, Prague Castle and Republic Square
WEBSITE: Prague Christmas Markets 2021 - HALF-OPEN

Charles Bridge
Lamplighting along Charles Bridge
DATES: 01 December 2021 - 23 December 2021
TIMES: 16:00
In the build up to Christmas, every day at 4pm a lamplighter in period costume lights historical gas lamps placed along Charles Bridge and in the nearby streets. It's a bit of theatre really, but December is the ideal month to revive this romantic old custom.
WHERE: Charles Bridge, Prague 1

Olympic Tokyo - Exhibition
Olympic Tokyo - Exhibition
DATES: 01 December 2021 - 31 December 2021
TIMES: Daily 09:00-18:00
PRICES: Adult: 300 CZK. Senior/Student/Child: 200 CZK.
This exhibition at the Historical Building of the National Museum covers the three Tokyo Olympic Games - the 1940 games that did not take place; the successful 1964 games; and the 2020 games that took place in 2021.
WHERE: National Museum, Wenceslas Square 68, Prague 1
WEBSITE: Olympic Tokyo - Exhibition

The Nativity at Bethlehem Chapel
The Nativity at Bethlehem Chapel
DATES: 01 December 2021 - 03 January 2022
TIMES: Daily 09:00-18:00 (24 & 31 December 09:00-14:00; 25 December 13:00-18:00; 01 January 13:00-18:00)
This annual exhibition features traditional nativity scenes, handicrafts, Christmas decorations and local customs.
WHERE: Crypt at Bethlehem Chapel, Betlemske namesti 4, Old Town, Prague 1
WEBSITE: The Nativity at Bethlehem Chapel

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The Nativity at Our Lady of the Snows Church
DATES: 01 December 2021 - 05 January 2022
TIMES: Daily 10:00-18:00
(24 Dec 10:00-16:00; 31 Dec 10:00-15:00; 01 Jan 13:00-18:00)
PRICES: 50 CZK
Display of nativity scenes and traditional village life scenes. Moving figurines include woodcutters and craftsmen carrying out daily tasks. To find the Christmas exhibition, look for the sign 'Betlemy'.
WHERE: Galerie Ambit, Nativity at the Church of Our Lady of the Snows, Jungmannovo namesti 18, Prague 1

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Ice Rink in the Old Town
DATES: 01 December 2021 - 31 January 2022
TIMES: Various times from 08:00/10:30-17:30
PRICES: Adult: 70 CZK. Child: 40 CZK. Skates: 50 CZK + deposit 500 CZK required.
Take a break from the sightseeing to enjoy outdoor skating at an open-air ice rink in the Old Town. All levels of skaters are welcome.
WHERE: Na Frantisku Sports Centre, Kozi St, Old Town, Prague 1

Charles Bridge Museum
The Nativity at Charles Bridge Museum
DATES: 01 December 2021 - 02 February 2022
TIMES: Daily 10:00-17:00 (22 December 10:00-14:00; 24 December 10:00-16:00; 01 January 11:00-18:00)
View a traditional nativity scene made of straw and featuring life-sized figures, plus a Vltava Fish Nativity Scene, and an African Nativity Scene made of mahogany.
WHERE: Charles Bridge Museum, Krizovnicke namesti 3, Prague 1

Jindrisska Tower
The Nativity at Jindrisska Tower
DATES: 01 December 2021 - 02 February 2022
TIMES: Daily 10:00-18:00 (24 December 10:00-15:00)
PRICES: Adult: 120 CZK. Child: 50 CZK. No need to book, tickets available on the day.
Jindrisska Tower presents traditional hand-carved wooden nativity scenes created by wood-carvers in Třešť, a small town in the Vysočina region, south-east of Prague.
WHERE: Jindrisska Tower, Jindrisska, Prague 1

Famous Czech Composers - Exhibition
Famous Czech Composers - Exhibition
DATES: 01 December 2021 - 30 June 2022
TIMES: Daily 09:00-18:00
PRICES: Adult: 300 CZK. Senior/Student/Child: 200 CZK.
This exhibition at the Historical Building of the National Museum guides visitors through life and works of the four extraordinary Czech classical music composers: Bedřich Smetana, Antonín Dvořák, Leoš Janáček, Bohuslav Martinů.
WHERE: National Museum, Wenceslas Square 68, Prague 1
WEBSITE: Famous Czech Composers - Exhibition

iMucha - Art in Motion - Exhibition
iMucha - Art in Motion - Exhibition
DATES: 01 December 2021 - 31 December 2022
TIMES: 10:00-19:00
PRICES: Adult: 290 CZK. Senior/Student/Child: 190 CZK.
iMucha at Municipal House is an extensive collection of posters and other works of art by the famous Czech painter, illustrator and graphic artist, Alfons Mucha. The collection brings Mucha's works to life with digital technology; models from his posters are shown in motion and Mucha himself speaks from a self-portrait.
WHERE: Municipal House, Republic Square 5, Prague 1
WEBSITE: iMucha - Art in Motion - Exhibition

Church of Our Lady Victorious: Infant Jesus of Prague
The Nativity at Church of Our Lady Victorious
DATES: 05 December 2021 - 06 January 2022
TIMES: Daily 08:30-17:00 (except during services)
Throughout December, a large nativity scene is on display in front of the church. It is on painted panels and leads you from Hellichova tram stop to the church. Inside the church, there is a contemporary nativity scene, which has been decorated by children.
WHERE: Church of Our Lady Victorious: Infant Jesus of Prague, Karmelitska 9, Prague 1

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Ice Rink in the Old Town
DATES: 05 December 2021 - 31 January 2022
TIMES: 10:00-21:00
PRICES: Entrance: Adult: 100 CZK. Child: 50 CZK.
Skates: Adult: 100 CZK. Child: 50 CZK.
An open-air ice rink at a square near the Estates Theatre enhances the festive atmosphere. All levels of skater are welcome.
WHERE: Ovocny trh (behind Estates Theatre), Old Town, Prague 1

The Nutcracker at Hybernia Theatre - Ballet Series
The Nutcracker at Hybernia Theatre - Ballet Series
DATES: 06 December 2021 - 16 April 2022
PRICES: 850 CZK-1450 CZK
Tickets available for:
06,13,24,25,27,29 December 2021;
01,02,10,24 January 2022; 05,07,28 February 2022;
14 March 2022; 16 April 2022.
The Best of The Nutcracker covers the whole story of the famous ballet, but is shortened to appeal to a wider audience. Advance booking is essential as performances always sell out.
WHERE: Hybernia Theatre, Republic Square 4, Old Town, Prague 1
WEBSITE: The Nutcracker at Hybernia Theatre - Ballet Series

Art Prague - Exhibition
Art Prague - Exhibition
DATES: 07 December 2021 - 12 December 2021
TIMES: Daily 10:00-18:00
The contemporary art fair, ART Prague, presents original works from over 250 artists drawn from local galleries. Most fields of art are represented, including painting, drawing, graphic arts, sculpture, art glass, installation and video projection.
WHERE: Namesti Republiky 7, Prague 1
WEBSITE: Art Prague - Exhibition

Prague Symphony Orchestra 2021 - Municipal House
Prague Symphony Orchestra 2021 - Municipal House
DATES: 08 December 2021 - 16 June 2022
TIMES: 19:30
PRICES: 400 CZK-800 CZK
Tickets available for: 08,09,15,16 December 2021.
The Prague Symphony Orchestra performs in the stunning Smetana Hall at Municipal House, the grandest concert hall in Prague. Formed in 1934, the orchestra is giving several concerts per month as part of their 2021-22 season.
WHERE: Municipal House, Republic Square 5, Old Town, Prague 1
WEBSITE: Prague Symphony Orchestra 2021 - Municipal House

Don Giovanni at Estates Theatre - Winter Series
Don Giovanni at Estates Theatre - Winter Series
DATES: 09 December 2021 - 27 May 2022
TIMES: 19:00
PRICES: 1090 CZK-1290 CZK
Performances: 09 December 2021; 24,30 March 2022; 18,27 May.
Don Giovanni returns to the Estates Theatre in Prague. In 1787, Mozart personally conducted the world premiere of the opera at this very theatre. Impressive set designs, vibrant period costumes, and a superb cast create a true sense of occasion.
WHERE: Estates Theatre, Ovocny trh 1, Old Town, Prague 1
WEBSITE: Don Giovanni at Estates Theatre - Winter Series

Dyzajn Market Winter
Dyzajn Market Winter
DATES: 11 December 2021 - 12 December 2021
TIMES: 10:00-18:00
PRICES: Free entry.
Dyzajn is an open-air market where visitors can buy original artwork and design pieces from 180 designers, including pieces of art, jewellery and accessories, handbags, China, decorations, clothes and toys. There is also live music, creative workshops, children's theatre and fashion shows.
WHERE: Prague Holesovice Exhibition Centre, Vystaviste, Prague 7
TRAVEL: Tram stop: Vystaviste; Metro station: Nadrazi Holesovice (line C) and walk 800 metres.
WEBSITE: Dyzajn Market Winter

Christmas Eve - Public Holiday
Christmas Eve - Public Holiday
DATES: 24 December 2021
Public holiday. Christmas Eve is the most festive day of Christmas in the Czech Republic. It is a wonderfully peaceful day in Prague; the Christmas markets are open, but only selected shops, bars and restaurants. Sightseeing tours and river cruises operate until around lunchtime. There are also festive concerts.
WEBSITE: Christmas Eve - Public Holiday

Christmas Day - Public Holiday
Christmas Day - Public Holiday
DATES: 25 December 2021
Public holiday. Prague welcomes visitors with open arms on Christmas Day. The Christmas markets and shops are open, and tourist attractions and sightseeing tours operate as normal. There is also festive entertainment, including classical concerts, and fine restaurants to dine in.
WEBSITE: Christmas Day - Public Holiday

St. Stephen's / Boxing Day - Public Holiday
St. Stephen's / Boxing Day - Public Holiday
DATES: 26 December 2021
Public holiday. The Christmas markets and shops are open, and tourist attractions and sightseeing tours operate as normal. There is also festive entertainment, including classical concerts, and fine restaurants to dine in.
WEBSITE: St. Stephen's / Boxing Day - Public Holiday

The Nutcracker at National Theatre - Ballet Series
The Nutcracker at National Theatre - Ballet Series
DATES: 28 December 2021
Tickets available for: 28 December 2021 (6 tickets)
Tchaikovsky’s endearing ballet "The Nutcracker" is a highlight of the Christmas season in Prague. This enchanting production at the National Theatre delights audiences every year. Advance booking is essential as performances always sell out.
WHERE: National Theatre, Narodni 2, Prague 1
WEBSITE: The Nutcracker at National Theatre - Ballet Series

New Year's Eve in Prague
New Year's Eve in Prague
DATES: 31 December 2021
New Year's Eve in Prague is for everyone, from the quiet and romantic to the wild and carefree. Some revellers opt for a romantic meal, others for an "all-inclusive" night of fine food, drinks, music and dancing. Don't miss the fireworks at midnight!
WEBSITE: New Year's Eve in Prague

Prague Opera, Ballet & Classical Concerts in December 2021
Prague Opera, Ballet & Concerts in December 2021
DATES: 01 December 2021 - 31 December 2021
Prague is famous for its opera, ballet and classical concerts. Performances are held in magnificent opera houses, stunning concert halls, and in an array of churches and other historic buildings. Tickets are reasonably priced, so shows often sell out. Advance reservations are therefore highly recommended.
WEBSITE: Opera, Ballet & Classical Concerts in December 2021

Prague Theatre in December 2021
Prague Theatre in December 2021
DATES: 01 December 2021 - 31 December 2021
Visit a Prague theatre for a typically Czech experience. Black light theatre is a mix of dynamic dance routines, mime artists, animated film, and state-of-the-art visual and audio effects. While marionette theatre features giant puppets. Shows are highly visual, so appeal to adults and children of all ages and nationalities. Advance reservations are highly recommended.
WEBSITE: Theatre Performances in December 2021




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