Barrel organ players live on 17.12.

Hurdy-gurdy players

Listen to historical barrel organs, played by the tuneful ambassadors of DMM...


UPTOWN BAND live on 09.12.


On 09.12. UPTOWN BAND will perform Acoustic Covers to warm up the audience...


Rostov Don Cossack Choir on 16.12.

Rostov Don Cossack Choir

Strong-voiced Gregorian chants, as well as folksongs and Christmas songs...


The Bionic Five live on 11.12.

The Bionic Five

„Handmade unplugged music to save our planet“ – Acoustic Rock & Pop Covers...


BOK Big Band live on 11.12.

BOK Big Band

Swing, Rock, Funk & Latin in best big band sound, with singer Jana Schrietter...


Sebastian Niklaus live on 16.12.

Sebastian Niklaus

„Niklaus is coming“ – Singer-songwriter Sebastian Niklaus on Christmas Tour...


Ana Agre & Alex. Kleonov on 08.12.

Ana Agre

Violinist and concert pianist: Famous compositions from classic age to modern age...


The GrooveCompany live on 16.12.

The GrooveCompany

Modern Black Gospel from BaWü: Full of spirits, lively and intoxicating...


Large children’s choir live on 11.12.

Choir of the Johann-Peter-Hebel-School Bruchsal

School choir of Johann-Peter-Hebel-Schule Bruchsal with over 100 children...


Frohsinn Neudorf live on 10.12.

Large mixed choir Frohsinn Neudorf

Mixed choir in large formation with over 120 singers on stage...


ANICA live on 15.12.


Nice acoustic pop by singer-songwriter ANICA on 15.12. (as trio on stage)...


DEJAN live on 10. & 17.12.

Dejan Perica

On 2nd and 3rd Advent DEJAN from Bruchsal will create a romantic atmosphere...


BNN news article of 24.10.2017

Newspaper article – BNN Bruchsaler Rundschau

Article by Badische Neueste Nachrichten about preparations... (external link, in German)

Event date and opening hours

Schlossweihnacht 2017

Palace Garden (Schlossgarten) at the Bruchsal Palace

Friday 3 pm – 9 pm
Saturday 3 pm – 9 pm
Sunday 1 pm – 9 pm
Monday 3 pm – 9 pm

Schlossweihnacht 2017

Palace Garden (Schlossgarten) at the Bruchsal Palace

Friday 3 pm – 9 pm
Saturday 3 pm – 9 pm
Sunday 1 pm – 9 pm

Tickets will be available on premise, advance ticket sales starts in Nov.

Pre-Christmas festival at Bruchsal Palace

Illumination of the Bruchsal Palace

Castle Illumination

The splendid baroque façade of Bruchsal Palace and the romantic palace garden will be illuminated colorful. The impressive light installation creates a wonderful atmosphere for the craft market, musicians and live artists on stage.

Schlossweihnacht 2016 in review

Craft Market

Selected artisans and craftsmen show their skills and self-made goods from felt, ceramics, leather, wood, glass or stone and much more. The products are presented in magnificent pagoda tents and you can find special gifts for your beloveds.

Craft Market and Exhibitors
Live music

Live music

Regional musicians, bands, ensembles and choirs will perform live on stage in front of the illuminated Bruchsal Palace. With beautiful singing and instrumental sounds they will create a romantic Christmas atmosphere on all event days.

Programme (Schedule)
Culinary mile

Culinary Mile

Delicious food and beverage is provided at the culinary mile. Take a rest and enjoy gastronomic specialties cooked on fire, vegetarian food or sweet deserts. Of course you can also warm up with mulled wine (“Glühwein”) or other hot drinks.

Culinary Mile (Gastronomy)
Performers and showacts

Performers and showacts

Performers like snow queens, soap bubble artists or fire acrobats enchant the audience and create memorable experiences at the Schlossweihnacht. There'll also be some attractions especially for children, like a Christmas cookie bakery.

Musicians, Artists, Attractions
Ladies in baroque costumes

Guided tours in the Palace

Our recommendation: Combine your visit of Schlossweihnacht with a palace tour (separate tickets are available at the counter located inside Bruchsal Palace). On 17.12.2017 there'll be some special tours with guides in baroque costumes.

Attractions inside the Palace