Christmas Markets

Kassel: Fairytale Christmas market

- Enchanting fairytale Christmas market with familiar figures in the town center
- Handicraft, culinary delights, large fairytale pyramid

Date: November 27 to December 30, 2017

Opening hours: 11 am to 8 pm daily; gastronomy to 10 pm, closed: December 24-26

Bremen: Christmas market

- With 170 stalls in historical settings around the City Hall (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
- Christmas concerts and exhibitions, fairytale play of the Bremen Town Musicians daily at 5 pm

Date: November 27 to December 23, 2017

Opening hours: Mo.- Sr. 10 am to 8:30 pm, Fr. - Sa 10 am - 9 pm, So. 11 am to 8:30 pm

Bremen: Schlachte-Zauber market

- Schlachte-Zauber lights up the Weser embankment in an ice-blue sea of lights
- Costumed pirates, mediaeval taverns, traditional tradesmen, hearty delicacies
- On the opening day, a great pirate spectacle is celebrated

Date: November 27, to December 23, 2017

Opening hours: weekdays and sundays 11 am to 8:30 pm, saturdays 11 am to 8 pm

Hameln: Christmas Market Hameln

- Fabulous programme against a unique backdrop with an illuminated sky over the wedding house terrace.

Date: November 27, till December 23, 2017

Opening hours: Monday till Thursday 10 am - 8 pm; Friday and Saturday 10 am - 10 pm; Sunday 11 am - 8 pm
"Mystical Night": December 2nd, 10 am - 11 pm

Hann. Münden: Christmas market

- Christmas romanticism in a setting of historical half-timbered houses in the old town
- Fairy tale narrators, handicraft, special events, individual present ideas and advent manger

Date: December 1st, to December 23, 2017

Opening hours: daily. 11 am to 8 pm

Hanau: Fabulous christmas market

- More than 75 market and gastronomy stalls
- Mini ferris wheel, Nativity manger , hand-carved wooden figures, largest advent calendar in Hesse, 70 exhibitors in market booths, artists' Christmas fair in the historic City Hall

Date: November 27, to December 22, 2017

Opening hours: daily 11 am to 9 pm

Marburg on the Lahn: Advent market on the market place

- Festively adorned streets and alleyways
- Stroll through the historic old upper town

Date: December 1st, to December 23, 2017

Opening hours:  Monday till Saturday 11 am - 8 pm, Sunday 12 am - 8 pm

Hofgeismar: Christmas market

- Illuminated half-timbered houses, handicrafts and culinary offerings, fairytale narrations, puppet plays, visit to Santa Claus, accompanying musical programme

Date: Every weekende in advent, Friday till Sunday: 01.-03.12.17; 08.-10.12.17; 15.-17.12.17; 22.-24.12.17

Closed: Mo.- Th.

Fürstenberg: Artisan Christmas market

- 80 exhibitors, participatory activities, tower of wind instruments, diversified programme, culinary delights, artistic metalwork, basket maker, glassblower, cut-out silhouettes artist, spinner

Date: 02.-03.12.17; 09.-10.12.17

Opening hours: 11 am to 7 pm

Melsungen: Christmas market in the winter woods

- Festively illuminated, with streets adorned with Christmas trees
- Yuletide presentation of artisans

Date: December 1, to December 22, 2017

Opening hours: Monday till Friday 2 pm - 7 pm, Saturday and Sunday 12 am - 7 pm

Alsfeld: Fabulous Christmas market

- Marketplace in a mediaeval romantic setting of half-timbered houses
- Specialties from Upper Hesse, gift articles, culinary products, carousel, railway, fairytale alley
- Traditional mulled wine on Thursday evenings

Date: December 8, 2016 to December 17, 2017

Opening hours: daily. 11 am to 8 pm

Bad Wildungen: Christmas market in the old town

- Marketplace with more than 40 stalls, great Christmas tree programme on the stages, petting zoo, Hesse's most beautiful gingerbread house
- Santa Claus waits for children on Sunday afternoon

Date: December 14, to December 17, 2017

Kaufungen: "Stiftweihnacht" Christmas market in the storybook abbey courtyard

- Fabulous setting with craftsmanship and art round about the foundation for chivalrous nobility

Date: December 15, to December 17, 2017

Opening hours: 12/9 4pm - 8 pm; 12/10 12 am - 8 pm; 12/11 11 am - 7 pm

Heilbad Heiligenstadt

- On the 2nd and 3rd Advent weekend with fairytale program and attractions at the market place and in the baroque garden.

Baroque Garden and market place:

Date: 08.12.-10.12.2017 und 15.12.-17.12.2017

Opening Hours: 1 pm - 8 pm

Pedestrian zone Wilhelmstraße

Date: 7.12.-23.12.

Opening Hours: noon - 7 pm