With no exaggeration, Zagreb can be compared to other Central European capitals, which have a very long tradition of organizing Christmas events. In fact, it can surpass them as well, and this was confirmed by the end of 2015, when Zagreb was first named the city with the best Christmas Market in Europe, after which the program became even more interesting and meaningful, and won the same title in 2016. and in 2017. This year Zagreb voted No.3 Best Christmas Markets in the World for 2019 in a survey by global travel site Big 7. This is not the first time the Big 7 has award Zagreb. Recently, Zagreb was chosen as the best location to visit in the winter season in a competition of 25 cities.
This year's Advent in Zagreb will last from November 30 to January 7, 2020. Each edition of Advent in Zagreb brings some news, so this year Advent in Zagreb has two main themes - The Nutcracker and Croatian Heritage, so the sculptures of Nutcracker will be placed all over the city, especially in Grič tunnel and Oktogon.
New locations such as Tuškanac with Film Advent, Dežman Passage to Tuškanac Cinema, Park Grič, Zakmardi Stairs, Franje Rački Street, Trg žrtava Fašizma, Bundek and Franjo Tuđman Square and many of us will delight the Christmas atmosphere in Maksimir, which is part of Advent in Zagreb also became 2018, location in front of Croatian National Theater, European Square, Ban Jelačić Square, Strossmayer Promenade, Oktogon, Zrinjevac, Tomislav Square with ice rink, popular Fuliranje on Strossmayer Square, live Nativity scene in front of the Cathedral, Grič Tunnel, ZOO in Maksimir, Klovićevi courtyards with an unforgettable view of Zagreb to the Cathedral, Prekrižje, all enriched with a rich gastronomy offer, concerts, DJ performances.
The Zagreb Advent begins with the burning of the first Advent candle at Manduševac, followed by the opening programs on Zrinjevac (Christmas lamps) and Tomislav Square.
This year we will visit famous locations in the city as well and of course there will be LIVE broadcasts from city squares and Advent celebrations.
Is there a better way to announce Advent in Zagreb?