The Advent market opens on November 18th. For the first time it does not end on December 26th, but on January 1st.
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2-G evidence on wristbands
Specifically, this should happen with the help of bracelets, which will be available at selected market stalls and in up to four places outside the market. Guests who spend more than 15 minutes at a stand must also register. “We really want to hold the Salzburger Christkindlmarkt Jahr. We assume that.
No 2-G proof for passers-by
According to the rules, it is also fixed that passers-by die strolling through the Christmas market and do not have to show a 2-G certificate. This year, for the first time, the Advent market is to be transformed into a New Year’s Eve market with a program for the turn of the year from Stefanitag. On December 31st, live music and dancing are planned for the New Year at Kapitelplatz. Broadcasts of New Year’s Eve fireworks from major cities around the world are to be shown on a large screen, and large fireworks are also to take place in the city of Salzburg.
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Around 100 stalls at the Salzburg Christmas Market
The Salzburg Christmas market at the cathedral is one of the last Advent markets in the world. The origins of the former “Tandlmarkt” go back to 1491. According to Haider, around 100 Christmas market huts will be set up this year alone. The Flachgau community of Seeham will provide the Christmas tree for Residenzplatz today with an 80-year-old spruce.