The start of the light festival, an avalanche of Christmas Markets, a documentary festival, and a lot more 😀

1) The start of the Warsaw light festival

Warsaw really needs some extra lights and colors at this time of the year 🙂 Really looking forward to these illuminations!

Check our video from last year:

When: Saturday 8 (the Christmas tree probably at 15:30/16:00)

Where: All over Warsaw

Price: FREE

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2) Visit a Christmas Market

Several Christmas markets are planned to start this weekend. Check out the full post here.

3) Check out the Coca-Cola Christmas truck

The Coca-Cola Christmas truck will visit Warsaw! You can get personalized cans of Coca-Cola, visit Santa’s room, and take a virtual ride on Santa’s sleigh.

When:  Saturday 8 from 15:00 to 20:00

Where: Arcadia

Price: FREE

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4) Get into the holiday mood at the Ice rink on the European Square

A beautiful fairytale ice rink, Venetian carousel for kids, and food trucks with Polish food and sweets.

When:   Dec 1 – Dec 2

Where: Pasaż Stefana Wiechecki “Wiecha” 4, Warsaw

Price: FREE

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5) Sample wines at the Ferment Show 2018

Some of the best wines on the Polish market from more than 40 exhibitors.

When:  Saturday 8 from 11:00 to 19:00

Where: Ujazdowski Castle

Price: 50 PLN

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6) Enjoy free screenings of international documentaries at WATCH DOCS. 2018

WATCH DOCS. Human Rights is one of the oldest and largest human rights film festivals in the world, which annually gathers over one hundred thousand viewers in the whole country.

Human rights film festivals have become extremely successful over the last two decades on nearly all continents.

All of films at the festival will be presented in their original language versions with Polish and English subtitles.

When: December 6 – 13

Where: Several Locations in Warsaw

Price: FREE tickets


7) Discover niche Asian music at the 2nd Radio Asia Festival

Radio Asia Festival is an event dedicated to niche Asian music.

During the four festival days, you can hear radically different music projects – from contemplative, minimalist compositions, combining the sound of acoustic instruments and subtle electronics, through ritual dances accompanied by modern music, explosively melodic jazz from Korea, and homey Japanese melodies, to processed field recordings and a high-octane evening dance party with Indian bhangra.

When:  Dec 6 – 9

Where: ul. Marszałkowska 8, Warsaw

Price:  60 PLN (one ticket for the concerts of two artists)

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8) Spend a unique day with adorable Alpacas!

During the “Santa’s meeting with Alpacas” you will meet Natan, Kazik, Promyk, Milor, Minos, Puree (which is as white as snow), Alvaro, Lotos, Maraku and Sultan.

When: December 8 – 9

Where: Strzygłowska 61, Warsaw

Price: 40 PLN

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9) Throw the dice at Rzuć Kostką!

Rzuć Kostką is one of the biggest events about board games in Warsaw. But it is not all about playing board games: on this Christmas edition of the event they will be giving away a lot of fantastic games (to the first 150 people). Check out more info on the event page.

When: December 8 – 9

Where: Kazimierza Wóycickiego 1/3, Warsaw

Price: 15 – 20 PLN

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10) Spend St. Nicholas Day at Royal Wilanów

Attractions, animations, workshops for kids, musical performances and festive sounds.

When: Saturday 8 Saturday from 11:00 to 15:00

Where: Klimczaka 1, Warsaw

Price: FREE

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Several Christmas markets are planned to start this weekend. Check out the full post here.

Check all the (past) Warsaw Weekend Guides here.

By |2018-12-06T19:32:50+00:00December 6th, 2018|Weekend in Warsaw|1 Comment

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Hi! I am Federico, an Italian guy with a burning passion for Warsaw! Awesome to see you here!

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  1. Pascal December 7, 2018 at 1:41 pm - Reply

    Hello I am French and enjoy Warszawa to.thanks for the guide merci

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