Grafenegg Advent

Grafenegg Schlosspark



The Grafenegg Advent has enchanted visitors for more than 40 years. The craft market in the castle, hut villages in the seasonally decorated castle grounds, culinary delicacies from Lower Austria as well as musical and literary performances by popular Austrian stars delight visitors afresh every year.  


«ORF NÖ ADVENT DER STARS» Play reading & Music

Daily from 1–2 pm and 4-5 pm | Reitschule


THURS 7 December 
Theatre and opera legend Otto Schenk & the classical duo Aukrea

FRI 8 December 
Stage and tv star Barbara Wussow & the Alpine Carolers

SAT 9 December 
«5 Voices of Musical im Advent» with Maya Hakvoort, Tini Kainrath, Marjan Shaki, Ramesh Nair and Andreas Lichtenberger

SUN 10 December 
Actor Peter Weck & the classical ensemble Concilium musicum Wien


Craft market & Ateliers

Daily from 10 am – 7 pm | Castle, park

At our ateliers and over 140 exhibitors in and around the castle visitors can discover all kinds of regional and high-quality products.


«So schmeckt Niederösterreich»-culinaric village

Daily from 10 am – 7 pm | park

40 producers offer delicious regional delights – from sweet to sour to savoury.


Family Christmas Country

Christmas wood workshop (from 5 years), "LAMA WORLD" & "HORSE MEADOW" (from 3 years)
Daily 10 am - 7 pm | Castle & Park

«BABYOASE» (from 0-3 years), «KLANGWELT» with DoReMi & FaSolLa, Christkindl-bakery (from 3 years)
Daily 10.30 am - 6 pm | Castle

"HEUTE KINDER WIRD’S WAS GEBEN!" Musical Christmas trip (from 3 years)
FR - SA at 11.30 am & 3 pm and Sun at 11.30 am | Castle

Nikolo parade with the brass quartet Rosstanz
FR - SA at 5 pm | Start Vinothegg

«MOON DUST FOR THE CHRISTIAN CHILD» Kasperl & Strolchi with Robert Steiner
Sun at 14.30 pm | Riding school



Christmas Concert with the Tonkunstler Orchestra

Tonkunstler Orchestra | Anna Lucia Richter soprano | De Marchi conductor

SUN 10 December, 7 pm | Auditorium

Tonkunstler Orchestra | Anna Lucia Richter soprano | De Marchi conductor



Tickets from € 14




Lower Austrian Advent Singing – an event by the Volkskultur Niederösterreich

THURS 7 December, 7 pm | Auditorium

FRI 8 December, 7 pm | Auditorium

One of the two evening will be broadcasted by Radio NÖ.


Tickets from € 20

Other programme

THUR – SAT, 2.30 pm | castle courtyard
«Adventliches Sing Mit» («Sing along time») with Norbert Hauer and the Bläserquartett Rossatz

FRI 8 December, 10 am 
Live broadcast of the catholic liturgy, held by provost Maximilian Fürnsinn

SUN 10 December 2.30 pm 
«Kasperl & Strolchi» puppetry with Robert Steiner

Daily sing and dance workshops for kids, equestrian vaulting, «Lama World», a kids' atelier and Christkindl bakery.




Adults: € 8
Group discount on 7 December: € 6
Teens (13 – 18 Jahre): € 4
Kids to 12 years: free

* Discount available for groups of at least 20 people.



Dogs only allowed in the castle park.


Evening concerts
Please book your tickets via the Programm & Tickets Webpage or telephone: +43 (0)2735 5500 or +43 (01) 586 83 83.

The ticket to each evening concert includes a one-time free entrance to the Grafenegg Advent.


Departure from Bahnhof Krems to Grafenegg Castle.
Please also use the online information of VOR.
Up-to-date train information from/to Krems can be found here.



Grafenegg Advent
T +43 (0) 2735 5500


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