Insights & outlooks
Specially carved for the Schönbrunn Christmas Market
Since 2012, the root crib handmade by master carver Franz Oberschneider from East Tyrol has been a very special eye-catcher in front of the stage. Every year it is expanded by a few scenes. Read more ...
St. Nicholas Day
Origin and tradition
In the run-up to Christmas, many folk traditions accompany us. Among other things, we commemorate St. Nicholas on 6 December. But where does this tradition come from?
Companion in the Advent season
24 doors full of anticipation
The companion through the most beautiful time of the year at the Christmas Market Schönbrunn. Learn more about the long tradition of the Advent calendar.
Live performances at the Christmas Market
Portrait of the vocal ensemble Bandwich
Which music groups will be performing at the Christmas Market this year? Who will provide the musical illumination of the Christmas tree? Read on and find out more ...
Annual tree search
Employee Sarah reports on her first tree hunt
The tree for the Schönbrunn Christmas Market has been chosen. We take you on a search for the Christmas tree. Learn where the tree comes from this year and find a list of trees since 1994.