Top 10 Events to Attend in December

Here is our Moscow Events Calendar 2019 with the main food and cultural events, shows for kids, free days and street and film festivals!

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Here are the biggest events and shows that are definitely worth a visit this holiday season!

European Financial Coach №1 in Moscow

Dec 1

The PRIVATE MONEY international event is opening in Moscow once a year. In one day you will learn about the newest streams of passive income,how to start building investments from scratch, navigate the new investment landscape, how to combine classic, new and short-term investment opportunities and to find your individual way to save money. The best European speakers  including Europe’s №1 financial educator Bodo Shefer will be onstage throughout the day! BOOK TICKETS here

Speakers’ Panel –

Bodo Shefer
Europe’s №1 financial educator
Rоbert Rolih
The author of the bestseller “The One Million Desicion”
Robert Allen
The author of some of the most influential financial books of all time, including the New York Times bestseller “The One Minute Millionaire”

Journey Into Christmas

Dec 21 – Jan 13

The annual festival “Journey Into Christmas” will open steps from Red Square on December 21 with dozens of special stalls and tents, playgrounds and stages.

The festival will encompass dozens of special Christmas zones in the city centre. More than 100 stalls, selling different products, are placed on the territory of the fair. The festival will be open until January 13.

DEC 1 – DEC 15: Top 10 Events in Moscow 

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Moscow City: Pub Crawl

Dec 1

Dec 8 

Dec 15

Guided by an English-speaking pub crawling expert, move from one bar to another, get to know travelers from all over the world, play fun games and contests in addition to getting perks and welcome drinks in the bars. Each time the routes are designed to visit the most exciting events: parties, concerts or dancing on the bars.


The Biggest Christmas Needlework Fair

Dec 8 – Dec 9

Dec 29 – Dec 30

he needlework “ArtFlection” fair is  taking place twice in December at ID Telegraph . Craftsmen from more than 20 Russian cities will participate. Operating hours 10.0 – 21.00. Entrance is free.

Kremlin: Entry Tickets+2 Hour Tour

Dec 8 !

Take your chance to visit the legendary Kremlin, the symbol of Russian statehood. In 2 hours, explore an ancient fortress that was home to Russian tsars and communist leaders. Learn the story behind the buildings that have witnessed 900 years of Russian history.Book your ticket here

Free Museum Day

Dec 16

The best museums of Moscow offer free admission on December 16 – 2018.

Top 10 Museums to Visit on Free Museum Day in December

Bach’s Cosmic Concert at the Moscow Planetarium

Dec 19


The Moscow Virtuosi State Chamber Orchestra is holding a concert as part of the project “Classical Music for Night Owls”, at the Moscow Planetarium.

Under its starry cupola, the musicians will play Bach’s cosmic music. Johann Sebastian Bach composed more than 300 mesmerising cantatas full of light and hope.

High Jewellery in the Kremlin

Nov – Jan 13 2019

For the first time in Russia, the Moscow Kremlin Museums are holding a retrospective exhibition, presenting pieces of high jewellery art by world-known Italian Maison BVLGARI, which history dates back more than a hundred and thirty years. Over four hundred unique pieces of high-end jewellery from the Bulgari Heritage Collection, are on display.

The history of the brand is closely related to such legendary women as Anna Magnani, Elizabeth Taylor, Audrey Hepburn, Ingrid Bergman, Gina Lollobrigida, Monica Vitti and Sophia Loren, reflected in the display which includes a considerable quantity of jewellery that expressed charismatic image and inimitable character of each woman. Entrance fee is 500 rubles. To purchase ticket, please, click here.

The traditional “Nutcracker” Ballet in Moscow’s Kremlin

Dec  11  19.00


Seeing a Ballet in the heart Moscow on the Christmas Eve must be every traveller’s dream Having celebrated its twentieth anniversary, «The Kremlin Ballet» became the leader among choreographic companies of the country.

The International Doll Ball

Dec 14 – Dec 16

The International Doll Ball is the biggest doll exhibition and fair in the world! This year 1220 masters from 26 countries will take part in the event at Gostiniy Dvor from Dec 14 until December 16.

The Intedrnational Doll Ball in DecemberEach season the ball always has a unique program, a majestic fairytale for visitors of any age. Entrance fee is 500 rubles.Tickets will be available soon.

Legendary shows on ice with world-renowned Olympic champions

Nutcracker on Ice 

Dec 27 – Jan 7


As midnight strikes on a magical Christmas Eve, a toy Nutcracker comes to life, sweeping young Marie to a world of enchantment where she meets the Mouse King, the Nutcracker Prince and, of course, the Sugar Plum Fairy.

Set against a backdrop of projections, opulent costumes, magic tricks and special effects, the cast of World Level Championship level skaters dance to Tchaikovsky’s glorious score.


The Swan Lake on Ice with Evgeniy Plushenko

Dec 20 – Dec 31

BLACK FRIDAY: Use 30BF Promocode and get 30% Discount until Nov 25! 

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This winter season the VTB Arena in Moscow will host a truly unique ice show based on the legendary fairy tale: the Swan Lake.

Two world-renowned Olympic-level figure skaters, Adelina Sotnikova and Yevgeny Plushenko, will present the Swan Lake as an ice show, a classical story brought to the stage with modern visual effects and technologies. The event is expected to be one of the most expensive shows of this season.

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Comic Con in Moscow

Dec 22 – Dec 23

The International Comic – Con exhibition at the Sokolniki Exhibition Centre is a unique opportunity to be the first to see exclusive TV show and film premieres, learn of latest board games, comics and meet foreign and local film stars and special guests!

From the beginning the showcasing primarily comic books and science fiction/fantasy related film, television, and similar popular arts, the convention includes a larger range of pop culture and entertainment elements across virtually all genres, including horror, animation, anime, manga, toys, collectible card games, video games, webcomics, and fantasy novels in the country.

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