Important information for your visit

The Christmas Garden Dresden is open from 14 November 2018 to 6 January 2019, every day from 4.30 pm to 10 pm (apart from 24 and 31 December). Last admission at 9 pm.


Your personal admittance time

Book your tickets for the Christmas Garden Dresden already in advance sales and save unnecessary queuing times at the box office. In order to allow every single visitor a contemplative walk totally without hectic rush and hustle and bustle, we have reduced the admission to the Christmas Garden to a certain number of persons per hour.

According to our experience, the Christmas Garden Dresden has a large number of visitors in particular during the weekends and before 6.30 pm. We therefore recommend that you also consider a weekday and the admission times after 6.30 pm for a visit and buy your tickets in advance online. Select simply and easily your time slot and conveniently pass the admission during this hour. You will of course decide for how long you will stay at the Christmas Garden Dresden.

Gift cards

Are you still looking for the perfect Christmas gift for your beloved ones? Offer them a gift card for the Christmas Garden Dresden.



The Christmas Garden Dresden is an open-air event and the Dresden winter evenings can be very cold. We therefore recommend weatherproof clothing and solid footwear.

Your compass for the magical journey

Let yourself be enchanted by over 20 individual light installations, embedded into the diverse nature of the Pillnitz Palace & Park.

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How to find us

Entrances to the Pillnitz Palace & Park

  • August-Böckstiegel-Straße 2, 01326 Dresden  
  • Leonardo-da-Vinci-Straße, 01326 Dresden

By public transportation

We recommend using the information provided by public transportation in Dresden.


By car

We recommend using public transportation. There is only a limited number of parking spaces available around the Christmas Garden! The following chargeable parking areas are located directly on the area:

  • Parking area Leonardo-da-Vinci-Straße (chargeable)
  • Parking area Lohmener Straße (chargeable)

By plane, bus or train

If you are not from Dresden, it is worth the effort to compare different means of transportation. To do so we recommend the travel search engine GoEuro.

Plan your journey

Christmas city tours to the Christmas Garden Dresden

Get aboard and experience Dresden during a city tour in Christmassy splendour. Enjoy as a culmination the unique spectacular trail of lights at the Christmas Garden Dresden in Schloss & Park Pillnitz.

Providers and more information on city tours to the Christmas Garden Dresden can be found here:

Dresdner Stadtrundfahrt