November 9, 2023
November 9, 2023
On Friday, November 17, 2023, the beloved Christmas and Winter Market will open its doors at the Munich Airport Center (MAC) Forum, Europe’s largest covered outdoor space. Passengers and visitors are invited to come and enjoy the festively decorated market and get into the Christmas spirit every day from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. until December 31 (New Year’s Eve). The market will close at 4 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
With more than 40 stalls offering various handicrafts, fashion, jewelry, food and drinks, the market is the ideal place to find Christmas gifts, enjoy a glass of mulled wine and sample some culinary delights.
The ice skating and curling rinks are open every day from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Skates can be rented at the rink. The curling rink can be booked in advance via the airport website.
The numerous free events are a particular highlight. They include regular ice discos, ice sculpting, Advent wreath making, puppet theater shows and, of course, a visit from Santa Claus. Various bands will perform on stage between 5 to 8 p.m. every day, offering up musical entertainment from the worlds of pop, rock, funk, soul, gospel, folk, jazz and country.
Want to see even more of the airport? The popular winter light tours will return from November 17 to December 30. Lasting for 50 minutes, the tours give visitors the opportunity to look behind the scenes of the brightly lit airport. The light tours can be booked at: Airport Light Tours 2023 - Munich Airport (only in german). The meeting point for the tours is the Sportalm hut at the Christmas and Winter Market, which is also where any remaining tickets can be purchased on the day.
Visitors to the Christmas and Winter Market can use a special QR code to get three hours’ free parking at the P20 parking garage. The QR code can be found on the Christmas and Winter Market flyer and the airport website.
More information about the Christmas and Winter Market, the program of events, the curling rink, parking and the light tours can be found at the following link: Christmas and Winter Market 2023.
The new "Discoverers" exhibition, hosted in Munich Airport's Terminal 2 by bayern design, the center of competency for design supported by the State of Bavaria, is centered around sports and technological innovations. From now until November 21, visitors can see exciting exhibits from the world of fitness and health. Bavarian companies or designers were involved in all of the ideas.
At the new Skate & Style event, now coming to Munich Airport, spectators will witness dazzling displays of tricks, spins and jumps. From April 24-28, the airport's MAC Forum will be turned into a skateboarding hotspot as it hosts the South German championships in this exciting sport.
What will mobility look like in the future? This question is explored in a new exhibition: "Simply Move". Staged by bayern design, the Center of Excellence for Design of the State of Bavaria, in cooperation with Munich Airport, Simply Move covers topics ranging from self-driving cars and vertical take-off taxis to Munich Airport's unique innovation center LabCampus. Visitors can experience the nine exciting future visions in the Terminal 2 check-in area
The spacious, two-level lounge facility, with more than 1,700 square meters of floor space, has comfortable seating for around 200 people in pleasant working and resting areas. The hot and cold food choices on the buffet, complemented by a wide selection of beverages, vary according to the time of day.