Christmas Garden Insel Mainau 2021 | Steps to the Moon ©Christmas Garden/Dita Full Moon

Christmas Garden Hannover

November 17, 2023 - January 7, 2024
Hannover Adventure Zoo

Unique lighting design ☆ New circular route ☆ Many new highlights

This year more magical than ever!

This year's Christmas Garden will be more magical than ever with sparkling new light installations and beloved favorites!

From mid-November, experience a newly illuminated circular walk and spend magical hours in the Christmas-decorated Hannover Adventure Zoo.

It pays to book early, because the most popular days sell out quickly!

Windsor Illuminated 2021 ©Fanatic Creative

Anticipation of Christmas

It's the most wonderful time of the year when the twinkling evening circular walk lights up Hannover's popular Adventure Zoo again. This winter, the romantic walk takes a magical route with all-new worlds of lights that will surprise even our visitors:inside from previous years. Discover a winter oasis in a festive mood at Christmas Garden Hannover. Let yourself be carried away by many glittering illuminations into an enchanting glowing Christmas world.

One of the most popular destinations

Since its opening in 2021, Christmas Garden Hannover has become one of the most popular destinations during the Christmas season. This year, the Adventure Zoo will once again be transformed into a magical winter wonderland along a circular path approximately two kilometers long. A visit to the Christmas Garden is an experience that offers adults and children everything that makes a winter outing together unforgettable.
christmas-in-the-animal-park-2022©Weihnachten im Tierpark_Michael Clemens

Welcome to the Christmas Garden Hannover

Plan your magical journey, immerse yourself in a glittering world of lights and spend relaxing hours in the Christmas Garden.

Your visit

All information about opening hours, directions, admission times and map.

FAQ - Questions and answers 

Answers to the most frequently asked questions about visiting the Christmas Garden.

Christmas party

Let the year come to an atmospheric end at a Christmas party.


Along the circular route you will find a varied gastronomic offer.

Spectacular light shows, music, enchanted paths and a fabulous plant world. The Christmas Garden has already enchanted millions of people [...]

Hannoversche Allgemeine

Finally, Christmas Garden again. BILD says: It's worth it!


Experience the
most beautiful light spectacle in Lower Saxony

Secure your tickets for the most popular days in Christmas Garden Hannover already now in advance.

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