November in Krakow




There are plenty of things to do in Kraków in November to make the most of the longer nights, or to warm up indoors. Whatever your interests, there's sure to be an event that suits you. From art exhibitions to festivals, we’ve got you covered with the best events and things to do in Kraków in November 2022. Enjoy!
1. Christmas Fair on Main Square
2. Open Eyes Art Festival 2022
3. 19th Prof. Jan Jargoń International Organ All Souls Festival
4. Audio Art Festival 2022
5. NÓWKA SZTUKA 2022. Artists and Designers Fair
6. Helena Rubinstein: First Lady of Beauty
7. Beer, wine and cider festival
8. Asian Festival 2022
9. Coffee and Chocolate Festival
10. Kimono. Layers of Inspiration


1. Christmas Fair on Main Square

Dates: 25.11.22 - 01.01.23
Address: Main Market Square

This year the Christmas fair in Krakow will start on November 25 and will last until January 1, 2023. You’ll be able to enjoy the magical Krakow Christmas spirit to the fullest! At the fair there will be a wide range of Christmas items & decorations as well as ceramic and wooden products, wool, textiles, art glass, jewellery, souvenirs, postcards, calendars and much more! You’ll be able to taste delicious dishes from the grill, such as traditional oscypek cheese roasted with cranberries, and to drink hot wine and other festive delights.




2. Open Eyes Art Festival 2022

Dates: 22.11.22 -23.12.22
Address: Different locations throughout the city

One of the basic principles of the Open Eyes Art Festival is interdisciplinarity, referring to all areas of art: painting, dance, sculpture, theater, photography, graphics, and music. Masters, Usurpers and Fugitives: this year's edition of the Open Eyes Art Festival, a series of artistic events that accompanies a prestigious economy summit, is held under this slogan. This year, this international summit brings together representatives from the spheres of science, economics, culture and politics for the seventh time in Krakow. The summit is devoted to an economy based on social values, and its important complement, cultural events.




3. Prof. Jan Jargoń International Organ All Souls Festival

Dates: 29.10.22 - 09.11.22
Address: Different churches throughout the city.

During this festival you’ll be able to listen to the magnificent sounds of the organ in beautiful Kraków churches. The event is dedicated to the memory of Prof. Jan Jargonius -an outstanding Krakow organist, composer and pedagogue. The programme features music from the Renaissance all the way to contemporary classics, with a focus on César Franck, as this year marks the bicentenary of his birth. The event this year also coincides with the marking of the 150th anniversary of the passing of Moniuszko, as well as the 300th anniversary of that of Johann Kuhnau, Bach’s predecessor as the Leipzig cantor. Admission is free.




4. Audio Art Festival 2022

Dates: 18.11.22 - 27.11.22
Address : Akademia Muzyczna, ul. św. Tomasza 43

The Audio Art Festival is an experimental and postmodernist exhibition of art from the close of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century. It presents individual artists from all over the world and emphasizes the integration of sound and visual art. The presentation of Audio Art appears in the forms of concerts, performances and installations. The Festival also presents other non-audio art events expanding beyond sound to invite participants into the whole experience of the art.




5. Artists and Designers Fair

Dates: 12.11.22 - 13.11.22
Address : Pałac Ogińskich i Potulickich

A unique meeting with Polish art and design. From 12-13 November 2022, the 5th edition of the Fair Artists and Designers will be held. It is a two-day celebration of artists, art collectors, talent seekers, and young enthusiasts of Polish art and design: many artists in one place. Posters, graphics, paintings, illustrations, books, photography, design, sculpture - you can buy items directly from the artists. It combines the exhibition part with an educational program that supports the career development of young talent.




6. Helena Rubinstein: First Lady of Beauty

Dates: 25.10.22 - 17.04.23
Address: GALICIA JEWISH MUSEUM,  ul. Dajwór 18

The Galicia Jewish Museum is pleased to invite you to an exhibition recounting the incredible life of Helena Rubinstein (1872–1965), prepared in cooperation with the Jewish Museum Vienna. 2022 marks Helena Rubinstein’s 150th birthday and the 120th anniversary of the launch of the Rubinstein brand. The exhibition provides a unique opportunity to learn about the life of this outstanding Cracovian woman. When she died in 1965, Helena Rubinstein was considered to be the wealthiest woman of her time and one of the first to become so through her own efforts.  Visitors can feel the spirit of the era thanks to the rich visual materials, including previously unknown photographs from the Krakow stage of Rubinstein's life and examples of cosmetics from different times.




7. Beer, wine and cider festival

Dates: 05.11.22, 12:00
Address: TAURON Arena Kraków, ul. Lema 7

The days may be shorter and a little chillier, but that doesn't mean the fun has to stop! Hops, apples and grapes are the theme of this first November weekend. Exhibitors will passionately tell you about traditional methods of brewing craft beer and recommend the perfect wine for any occasion. Come and enjoy the atmosphere, drinks and food!




8. Asian Festival 2022

Dates : 05.11.22, 12:00
Address : TAURON Arena Kraków, ul. Lema 7

Steaming Thai stalls, fresh Japanese sushi or Indian aromatic pakora? Or Georgian khachapuri or Lebanese tabbouleh? In Krakow it will smell of lemongrass, ginger and spicy chili. There will be pickled turnips and black sesame, homemade curry with crispy vegetables and fresh coriander, pho soup and Vietnamese banh mi sandwiches. There will also be Korean and Malaysian dishes, as well as natural Asian cosmetics.




9. Coffee and Chocolate Festival

Dates: 19.11.22 - 20.11.22, 12:00
Address : Hala Cracovia, al. Marszałka Ferdinanda Focha 40

This is a date that all coffee connoisseurs and fans of sweets should write down in their calendar. It's the day that the Coffee and Chocolate Festival will take place! Hundreds of liters of coffee from different parts of the world, presented by local cafes and coffee roasters from Poland, will be waiting for visitors. Cookies, chocolate, delicious pastries, ice cream ... everything you love in one place.  Every chocolate lover will find something for themselves! Come and get carried away on this chocolate-coffee journey!




10. Kimono. Layers of Inspiration

Dates: 19.11.22 - 09.04.23
Address: The Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology, ul. Konopnickiej 26.

The Manggha Museum presents the living tradition of the Japanese kimono and reveals how it continues to inspire contemporary fashion designers. The exhibition presenting a selection of the museum’s collection reveals the place the garment held historically and continues to hold in the lives of Japanese people who maintain the tradition of wearing kimonos at important life events. The exhibition features a contemporary element, exploring the place of the kimono in Polish fashion over the last decade. It has been prepared with Joanna Hawrot.



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