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Christmas events - the programme

Below you can find a detailed programme of the fair. A lot to choose from indeed.

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PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
as at 10 November 2022 
*The programme may be subject to change 
 
Saturday / 19 November 

16:00 / CHRISTMAS FAIR OPENING CEREMONY & PARADE Ceremonial opening of the Christmas Fair with the Gdańsk city authorities, preceded by a mini-show performed by the GAK Theatre and the Taraban ensemble. The opening will culminate in a performance of Advent songs by the artists of the Gdańsk-based Tubicinatores Gedanenses ensemble, who became the prototype for the fair trumpeters. Then, a colourful parade will begin, with merchants, craftspeople, drapers, brewers, coopers and bakers, alongside drummers who call in guests and criers who encourage them to buy merchandise. The celebrations will be visually evocative of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens / from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, GAK Theatre, Taraban, Tubicinatores Gedanenses, stage / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
15:00–19:00 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA & GRANNY / Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
Sunday / 20 November 
15:00 / CHRISTMAS STORYTELLING: Elves Among Animals, by Qfer Theatre 
Strawberry Elf and Tin Elf get an urgent mission from Santa. They have to come up with a fairy tale for him to tell the children when visiting their homes. It turns out not to be that simple as all the Christmas stories have already been invented. Performance with a Polish Sign Language interpreter / event partner: Catering Mariola Moczyńska / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
16:00–20:00 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA & GRANNY  
Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
16:30–19:30 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: Christmas is Just Round the Corner / Giant candy canes or ornamental baubles? Who will you pose with for a Christmas snapshot? / from Mosaic Circus Attractions / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
Wednesday / 23 November 
17:00–20:00 / JOYFUL CAROLLING / CHRISTMAS KARAOKE / Anyone Can Sing! We are waiting especially for you! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
16:30–19:30 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA AND GRANNY / Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
Thursday / 24 November 
16:30–19:30 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA AND GRANNY / Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
Friday / 25 November 
16:30–19:30 / CHRISTMAS STORYTELLING: Gerda, Kai and The Snow Queen, games & activities / Will Gerda find Kai? Will she be able to melt his frozen heart? / from: Wykrzyknik (Exclamation Mark) Academy of Fun & Learning / event partner: Premium Gracjan Gacek / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
16:30–19:30 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: Christmas is Just Round the Corner / Giant candy canes or ornamental baubles? Who will you pose with for a Christmas snapshot? / from: Mosaic Circus Attractions / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Bogusławskiego / ul. Tkacka 
 
16:30–19:30 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA & GRANNY  
Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
Saturday / 26 November 
14:00–18:00 / CHRISTMAS STORYTELLING: Gerda, Kai and The Snow Queen, games & activities / Will Gerda find Kai? Will she be able to melt his frozen heart? / from: Wykrzyknik (Exclamation Mark) Academy of Fun & Learning / event partner: Premium Gracjan Gacek / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
15:00–19:00 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA & GRANNY 
Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
18:30 / CHRISTMAS MUSIC MAKING: CAROLLING IN HARMONY / Gdańsk Song & Dance Ensemble Live in Concert / from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
Sunday / 27 November 
15:00 / CHRISTMAS STORYTELLING: How Santa Invented Little Red Riding Hood, by Qfer Theatre / In the frenzy of Christmas preparations, Santa has forgotten to come up with a new fairy tale which he always tells children when he visits their homes. Since there isn’t much time left, he asks Mrs. Santa Claus for help. Performance with a Polish Sign Language interpreter / event partner: Catering Mariola Moczyńska / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
15:00–19:00 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA AND GRANNY / Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
18:30 / CHRISTMAS MUSIC MAKING: JAZZ CAROLS / CHRISTMAS SONGS / Get into the spirit of the upcoming holidays with famous Christmas songs in original pop-jazz arrangements from the jazz trio: Aleksander Kamiński (saxophone), Agnieszka Brenzak (vocals), Grzegorz Kusio (piano) / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
Monday / 28 November 

16:30–17:15 / ST LUCY’S PROCESSION FROM KALMAR, a twin city of Gdańsk. On 13 December, the shortest day of the year, Sweden celebrates St Lucy’s Day (Luciadagen). To follow the tradition of that day, there are processions of girls dressed in white, singing songs, carrying candles and offering cookies. They are led by a young girl (Lussibrut) whose head is adorned with a crown of candles because St Lucy’s Day is a festival of light. You will see such a picturesque procession at the Gdańsk Christmas Fair as well / organised by: Gdańsk City Hall / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Advent Gate 
 
Tuesday / 29 November 
16:30–19:30 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA & GRANNY 
Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
16:30–19:30 / HELLO SANTA! / Meet Santa, take a souvenir snapshot, whisper in his ear what you’re dreaming of for Christmas / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
Wednesday / 30 November 
16:30–19:30 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA & GRANNY 
Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
17:00–20:00 / JOYFUL CAROLLING / CHRISTMAS KARAOKE / Anyone Can Sing! We are waiting especially for you! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
Thursday / 1 December 
16:30–19:30 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA AND GRANNY / Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
18:00 / THE SECRETS OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR. LET’S OPEN WINDOW #1 / from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, Gdańsk Garrison / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Advent Gate 
 
18:30 / CHRISTMAS MUSIC MAKING: JAZZ CAROLS / CHRISTMAS SONGS / Get into the spirit of the upcoming holidays with famous Christmas songs in original pop-jazz arrangements from the jazz trio: Aleksander Kamiński (saxophone), Aga Brenzak (vocals), Grzegorz Kusio (piano) / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
Friday / 2 December 
16:00–20:00 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA & GRANNY  
Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
17:00–18:30 / CHRISTMAS ATELIER: Christmas EcoWonders Made of Paper, creative workshop. 
organised by: Joseph Conrad-Korzeniowski Voivodship & Municipal Public Library (WiMBP) in Gdańsk / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Zbrojownia (Armoury) of Art & Handicraft 
 
18:00 / THE SECRETS OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR. LET’S OPEN WINDOW #2 / from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, Gdańsk Garrison / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Advent Gate 
 
18:30 / CHRISTMAS MUSIC MAKING: CARILLON CAROLS / Gdańsk is Poland’s only city to have its own unique mobile carillon, which consists of 48 bells with a total weight of almost five tonnes. During the Fair, the Gdańsk Mobile Carillon will give you the Christmas repertoire. With: Monika Kaźmierczak, city carillonist of Gdańsk; Paweł Hulisz, trumpeter, originator and founder of the Tubicinatores Gedanenses ensemble; Emil Miszk, trumpeter, composer, arranger / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
Saturday / 3 December 
14:00–19:00 / TREFLIK FAMILY CINEMA / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Zbrojownia (Armoury) of Art & Handicraft 
 
16:00–19:00 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA AND GRANNY / Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
15:00–20:00 / COCACOLA EVENT / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
18:00 / THE SECRETS OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR. LET’S OPEN WINDOW #3 / from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, Gdańsk Garrison / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Advent Gate 
 
18:00–19:00 / SANTA FROM LAPLAND ON A VISIT TO GDAŃSK! / organised by Forum Gdańsk / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) 
 
18:30 / CHRISTMAS MUSIC MAKING: CARILLON CAROLS / Gdańsk is Poland’s only city to have its own unique mobile carillon, which consists of 48 bells with a total weight of almost five tonnes. During the Fair, the Gdańsk Mobile Carillon will give you the Christmas repertoire. With: Monika Kaźmierczak, city carillonist of Gdańsk; Paweł Hulisz, trumpeter, originator and founder of the Tubicinatores Gedanenses ensemble; Emil Miszk, trumpeter, composer, arranger / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
Sunday / 4 December 
14:00 BETHLEHEM HOUSE OF BREAD / organised by Gdańsk Archdiocese, Caritas, St Mary’s Church in Gdańsk / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
14:30–17:30 / CHRISTMAS FUN WITH TREFLIK / organised by Trefl SA / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Zbrojownia (Armoury) 
 
15:00–18:00 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA AND GRANNY / Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
15:00–18:00 / HELLO SANTA! / Meet Santa, take a souvenir snapshot, whisper in his ear what you’re dreaming of for Christmas / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
18:00 / THE SECRETS OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR. LET’S OPEN WINDOW #4 / from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, Gdańsk Garrison / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Advent Gate 
 
Monday / 5 December 
17:00–18:30 / GDAŃSK CHRISTMAS TREE, LET’S WELCOME SANTA CLAUS/ Santa Claus comes to Gdańsk and lights up the lights on the Gdańsk Christmas Tree. Look out for Santa’s boat on the River Motława! / Organised by: City of Gdańsk, Gdańsk Christmas Tree Foundation, GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture / Długie Pobrzeże (Long Waterfront), Zielony Most (Green Bridge), Długi Targ (Long Market) 
 
17:00–20:00 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA & GRANNY  
Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
18:30 / THE SECRETS OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR. LET’S OPEN WINDOW #5 / from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, Gdańsk Garrison / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Advent Gate 
 
Tuesday / 6 December 
16:30–19:30 / CHRISTMAS ATELIER: Zero-Waste Decorations, creative workshop. organised by: WYKRZYKNIK (Exclamation Mark) Academy of Fun & Learning / event partner: Palce lizać (Finger-Licking Good) Ice Cream & Coffee Shop / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Zbrojownia (Armoury) of Art & Handicraft 
 
16:30–19:30 / HELLO SANTA! / Meet Santa, take a souvenir snapshot, whisper in his ear what you’re dreaming of for Christmas / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
16:30–19:30 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA & GRANNY  
Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
18:00 / THE SECRETS OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR. LET’S OPEN WINDOW #6 / from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, Gdańsk Garrison / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Advent Gate 
 
Wednesday / 7 December 
16:30–19:30 / HELLO SANTA! / Meet Santa, take a souvenir snapshot, whisper in his ear what you’re dreaming of for Christmas / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
16:30–19:30 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA AND GRANNY / Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
17:00–19:00 / CHRISTMAS ATELIER: Zero-Waste Decorations, creative workshop. organised by: WYKRZYKNIK (Exclamation Mark) Academy of Fun & Learning / Palce lizać (Finger-Licking Good) Ice Cream & Coffee Shop / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Zbrojownia (Armoury) of Art & Handicraft 
 
17:00–20:00 / JOYFUL CAROLLING / CHRISTMAS KARAOKE / Anyone Can Sing! We are waiting especially for you! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
18:00 / THE SECRETS OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR. LET’S OPEN WINDOW #7 / from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, Gdańsk Garrison / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Advent Gate 
 
Thursday / 8 December 
16:30–19:30 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA AND GRANNY / Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
16:30–18:30 / CHRISTMAS ATELIER: Christmas Decorations, workshop with the GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture / organised by: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture / Targ Węglowy, Zbrojownia (Armoury) of Art & Handicraft 
 
16:30–19:30 / HELLO SANTA! / Meet Santa, take a souvenir snapshot, whisper in his ear what you’re dreaming of for Christmas / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
18:00 / THE SECRETS OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR. LET’S OPEN WINDOW #8 / from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, Gdańsk Garrison / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Advent Gate 
 
Friday / 9 December 
16:00–19:00 / TREFLIK FAMILY CINEMA / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Zbrojownia (Armoury) of Art & Handicraft 
 
16:30–19:30 / CHRISTMAS STORYTELLING: Gerda, Kai and The Snow Queen, games & activities / Will Gerda find Kai? Will she be able to melt his frozen heart? / from: Wykrzyknik (Exclamation Mark) Academy of Fun & Learning / event partner: Premium Gracjan Gacek / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
16:30–19:30 / HELLO SANTA!/ Meet Santa, take a souvenir snapshot, whisper in his ear what you’re dreaming of for Christmas / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Bogusławskiego / ul. Tkacka, Zbrojownia (Armoury) of Art & Handicraft 
 
18:00 / THE SECRETS OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR. LET’S OPEN WINDOW #9 / from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, Gdańsk Garrison / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Advent Gate 
 
Saturday / 10 December 
16:00–19:15 / POMORSKIE REGION’S FORESTERS WELCOME YOU! 
Workshop to create magical, forest-scented Christmas centrepieces and forest-based jewellery; fun facts about forest life; birds of prey demonstrations; forest-themed music from the Hunting Horn Band; competitions with attractive prizes / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
16:00–16:10 / official opening of the forest stand: Jantar Hunting Horn Band live 
16:10–16:25 / stories about the forest and a competition with prizes 
16:25–16:45 / What Do Owls Do in Winter? birds of prey demonstration: Tengmalm’s owl, barn owl and Bengal eagle-owl, falconer show 
18:30–18:40 / Jantar Hunting Horn Band live 
18:40–18:55 / stories about the forest and a competition with prizes: Foresters as Forest Hosts 
18:55–19:15 / What Do Owls Do in Winter? birds of prey demonstration: Tengmalm’s owl, barn owl and Bengal eagle-owl, falconer show 
/ Organised by: Polish State Forests Regional Directorate, Gdańsk 
 
14:00–19:00 / CHRISTMAS ATELIER: Forest-scented centrepiece and forest-based jewellery workshop; educational games & activities 
organised by: Polish State Forests Regional Directorate, Gdańsk / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Zbrojownia (Armoury) of Art & Handicraft / Targ Węglowy / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
14:00–19:00 / HELLO SANTA! / Meet Santa, take a souvenir snapshot, whisper in his ear what you’re dreaming of for Christmas / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Bogusławskiego / ul. Tkacka, Zbrojownia (Armoury) of Art & Handicraft 
 
16:00–19:00 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA AND GRANNY / Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Bogusławskiego / ul. Tkacka 
 
17:00–18:30 / CHRISTMAS STORYTELLING: VISITORS FROM ROVANIEMI / A team of Elves will arrive from Lapland with Santa. Due to the run-up to Christmas, the Elves will have their hands full to prepare their Christmas gifts for children, Santa’s postmaster will collect and postmark letters to Santa, with Santa himself able to have a rest on his throne, if only for a little while, and dedicate his time to children only / from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, GAK Theatre / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Bogusławskiego / ul. Tkacka 
 
18:00 / THE SECRETS OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR. LET’S OPEN WINDOW #10 
/ from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, Gdańsk Garrison / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / Advent Gate 
 
Sunday / 11 December 
14:15–15:00 / POMORSKIE REGION’S FORESTERS WELCOME YOU! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
14:15–14:25 / official opening of the forest stand: Jantar Hunting Horn Band live 
14:25–14:40 / stories about the forest and a competition with prizes: What Christmas Tree to Choose? 
14:40–15:00 / What Do Owls Do in Winter? birds of prey demonstration: Tengmalm’s owl, barn owl and Bengal eagle-owl, falconer show / organised by: Polish State Forests Regional Directorate, Gdańsk 
 
14:00–19:00 / CHRISTMAS ATELIER: Forest-scented centrepiece and forest-based jewellery workshop; educational games & activities / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Zbrojownia (Armoury) of Art & Handicraft 
17:00–17:10 / Jantar Hunting Horn Band live / organised by: Polish State Forests Regional Directorate, Gdańsk 
17:10–17:25 / stories about the forest and a competition with prizes: Foresters as Forest Hosts 
17:25–17:45 / What Do Owls Do in Winter? birds of prey demonstration: Tengmalm’s owl, barn owl and Bengal eagle-owl, falconer show / organised by: Polish State Forests Regional Directorate, Gdańsk 
 
14:00–19:00 / HELLO SANTA! 
/ Meet Santa, take a souvenir snapshot, whisper in his ear what you’re dreaming of for Christmas / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Bogusławskiego / ul. Tkacka, Zbrojownia (Armoury) of Art & Handicraft 
 
15:00 / CHRISTMAS STORYTELLING: At Santa’s Cottage, a play / Santa and Strawberry Elf welcome children and adults to their cottage. / They spend their time playing, chatting and singing. Performance with a Polish Sign Language interpreter. 
/ from: Qfer Theatre / event partner: Catering Mariola Moczyńska / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
17:30 / CHRISTMAS MUSIC MAKING: CAROLLING IN HARMONY 
In the Silence, Medical University of Gdańsk Choir Live in Concert / New, fresh take on Christmas songs through a combination of film scores, folk and jazz inspired by the music of Chopin, Debussy, Kilar and more / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
18:30 / THE SECRETS OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR. LET’S OPEN WINDOW #11 / from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, Gdańsk Garrison / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Advent Gate 
 
Monday / 12 December 
18:00 / THE SECRETS OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR. LET’S OPEN WINDOW #12 / from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, Gdańsk Garrison / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Advent Gate 
 
Tuesday / 13 December 
16:00–19:00 / CHRISTMAS ATELIER: Forest-scented centrepiece and forest-based jewellery workshop. Educational games & activities. 
organised by: Polish State Forests Regional Directorate, Gdańsk / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Zbrojownia (Armoury) of Art & Handicraft 
 
16:30–19:30 / HELLO SANTA! / Meet Santa, take a souvenir snapshot, whisper in his ear what you’re dreaming of for Christmas / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
16:30–19:30 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA AND GRANNY / Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
18:00 / THE SECRETS OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR. LET’S OPEN WINDOW #13 / from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, Gdańsk Garrison / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Advent Gate 
 
Wednesday / 14 December 
16:00–19:00 / CHRISTMAS ATELIER: Forest-scented centrepiece and forest-based jewellery workshop. Educational games & activities. 
organised by: Polish State Forests Regional Directorate, Gdańsk / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Zbrojownia (Armoury) of Art & Handicraft 
 
16:30–19:30 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA AND GRANNY / Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
17:00–20:00 / JOYFUL CAROLLING / CHRISTMAS KARAOKE / Anyone Can Sing! We are waiting especially for you! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
18:00 / THE SECRETS OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR. LET’S OPEN WINDOW #14 / from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, Gdańsk Garrison / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Advent Gate 
 
Thursday / 15 December 
16:30–18:30 / CHRISTMAS ATELIER: Christmas Decorations, workshop with the GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture / organised by: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture / Targ Węglowy, Zbrojownia (Armoury) of Art & Handicraft 
 
16:30–19:30 / HELLO SANTA! 
/ Meet Santa, take a souvenir snapshot, whisper in his ear what you’re dreaming of for Christmas / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage / ul. Bogusławskiego / ul. Tkacka / Zbrojownia (Armoury) of Art & Handicraft 
 
18:00 / THE SECRETS OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR. LET’S OPEN WINDOW #15 / from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, Gdańsk Garrison / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Advent Gate 
 
18:30 / CHRISTMAS MUSIC MAKING: JAZZ CAROLS / CHRISTMAS SONGS / Get into the spirit of the upcoming holidays with famous Christmas songs in original pop-jazz arrangements from the jazz trio: Aleksander Kamiński (saxophone), Agnieszka Brenzak (vocals), Arek Krawiel (piano) / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
Friday / 16 December 
16:00–19:00 / TREFLIK FAMILY CINEMA / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Zbrojownia (Armoury) of Art & Handicraft 
 
16:30–19:30 / HELLO SANTA! / Meet Santa, take a souvenir snapshot, whisper in his ear what you’re dreaming of for Christmas / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage / ul. Bogusławskiego / ul. Tkacka / Zbrojownia (Armoury) of Art & Handicraft 
 
16:30–19:30 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA AND GRANNY / Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
18:00 / THE SECRETS OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR. LET’S OPEN WINDOW #16 / from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, Gdańsk Garrison / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Advent Gate 
 
18:30 / CHRISTMAS MUSIC MAKING: CAROLLING IN HARMONY / Gdańsk Song & Dance Ensemble Live in Concert / from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
Saturday / 17 December 
14:30–17:30 / CHRISTMAS FUN WITH TREFLIK / organised by Trefl SA / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Zbrojownia (Armoury) of Art & Handicraft 
 
15:00 / CHRISTMAS STORYTELLING: In a Toy Shop, a play / At the end of the day, the shop assistant in a toy shop cleans up, leaves and locks the shop. Right then, the toys come to life and start having crazy fun. Unexpectedly, the shop assistant comes back to the shop, and the toys try to return to their places in a panic / from: Mosaic Circus Attractions, event partner: BC Bartosz Krupiński / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
15:00–18:00 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA AND GRANNY / Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
15:30–19:30 / HELLO SANTA! / Meet Santa, take a souvenir snapshot, whisper in his ear what you’re dreaming of for Christmas / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage / ul. Bogusławskiego / ul. Tkacka / Zbrojownia (Armoury) of Art & Handicraft 
 
18:00 / THE SECRETS OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR. LET’S OPEN WINDOW #17  
/ from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, Gdańsk Garrison / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Advent Gate 
 
18:30 / CHRISTMAS MUSIC MAKING: JAZZ CAROLS / CHRISTMAS SONGS / Get into the spirit of the upcoming holidays with famous Christmas songs in original pop-jazz arrangements from the jazz trio: Aleksander Kamiński (saxophone), Agnieszka Brenzak (vocals), Grzegorz Kusio (piano) / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
Sunday / 18 December 
12:00–15:15 / CAROLLING WITH PRESCHOOLERS 
Polish Christmas carols and American Christmas classics in smooth jazz arrangements  
/ organised by: Hospice Foundation / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / stage 
 
12:00–15:00 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA AND GRANNY / Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
14:00–19:00 / TREFLIK FAMILY CINEMA / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Zbrojownia (Armoury) of Art & Handicraft 
16:00 / CHRISTMAS STORYTELLING: Peasant Nativity Scene, by Qfer Theatre / In days of old, during the Christmas season, carollers would go from cottage to cottage with a nativity scene and puppets. It is this very custom that the performance evokes. The actors sing with the enthusiasm of village carollers, telling the good news to the world. A lively plot, a story that is wistful and funny at the same time. Performance with a Polish Sign Language interpreter / event partner: Catering Mariola Moczyńska 
 
16:00 / GDAŃSK CHRISTMAS EVE / organised by: City of Gdańsk, GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture / Długi Targ (Long Market) 
 
16:00–19:00 / HELLO SANTA! / Meet Santa, take a souvenir snapshot, whisper in his ear what you’re dreaming of for Christmas / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage / ul. Bogusławskiego / ul. Tkacka / Zbrojownia (Armoury) of Art & Handicraft 
 
18:00 / THE SECRETS OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR. LET’S OPEN WINDOW #18 / from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, Gdańsk Garrison / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Advent Gate 
 
Monday / 19 December 
18:00 / THE SECRETS OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR. LET’S OPEN WINDOW #19 / from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, Gdańsk Garrison / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Advent Gate 
 
Tuesday / 20 December 
17:00 / JOYFUL CAROLLING: Christmas carol programme performed by the AKOLADA Band / from: Pomorskie Studio Artystyczne Puls / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
16:30–19:30 / HELLO SANTA! / Meet Santa, take a souvenir snapshot, whisper in his ear what you’re dreaming of for Christmas / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
16:30–19:30 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA & GRANNY  
Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / Advent Gate 
 
18:00 / THE SECRETS OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR. LET’S OPEN WINDOW #20  
/ from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, Gdańsk Garrison 
 
Wednesday / 21 December 
16:00–19:00 / TREFLIK FAMILY CINEMA / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Zbrojownia (Armoury) of Art & Handicraft 
 
17:00–18:30 CHRISTMAS STORYTELLING: The Snow Queen, a parade pageant 
From the world of Andersen’s fairy tales. The story of a boy named Kai, whose heart the evil Queen turns into a piece of ice with a sliver of her magic mirror / from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, GAK Theatre / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
18:00 / THE SECRETS OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR. LET’S OPEN WINDOW #21 / from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, Gdańsk Garrison / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / Advent Gate 
 
Thursday / 22 December 
16:30–19:30 / CHRISTMAS FREEZE FRAMES: MR & MRS NUTCRACKER, AKA THE CHRISTMAS FAIR NUTCRACKER GRANDPA AND GRANNY / Our Christmas Fair showpiece! They are happy to pose for souvenir snapshots! / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market) / ul. Tkacka / ul. Bogusławskiego 
 
18:00 / THE SECRETS OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR. LET’S OPEN WINDOW #22  
/ from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, Gdańsk Garrison / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Advent Gate 
 
18:30 / JOYFUL CAROLLING / Wiktoria Rogowska, Marta Burdynowicz Live in Concert / organised by: Hospice Foundation / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
Friday / 23 December 
16:00–19:00 / TREFLIK FAMILY CINEMA / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Zbrojownia (Armoury) of Art & Handicraft 
 
16:30–19:30 / HELLO SANTA! / Meet Santa, take a souvenir snapshot, whisper in his ear what you’re dreaming of for Christmas / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), stage 
 
18:00 / THE SECRETS OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR. LET’S OPEN WINDOWS #23 & 24 
/ from: GAK Gdańsk Archipelago of Culture, Gdańsk Garrison / Targ Węglowy (Coal Market), Advent Gate