Christmas Markets

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 26 to December 30, 2018
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 26 to December 23, 2018
Opening hours: Mo.- Thu. 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 26, to December 23, 2018
Opening hours: Mo.- Thu. 10 am to 8:30 pm, Fr. - Sa 10 am - 9 pm, So. 11 am to 8:30 pm

Hameln: Christmas Market Hameln

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

Date: November 26, till December 23, 2018

Opening hours: Monday till Thursday 10 am - 8 pm; Friday and Saturday 10 am - 10 pm; Sunday 11 am - 8 p
"Mystical Night": December 1st, 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: November 30, to December 23, 2018
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 26, to December 22, 2018
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: November 30, to December 23, 2018
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: November 30m to December 23, 2018, every weekende in advent, Friday till Sunday: 30.11. – 02.12.; 07.12. – 09.12.; 14.12. – 16.12.; 21.12. – 23.12.
Closed: Mo.- Thu.
Opening hours:

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: December 1st + 2nd & December 8th + 9th 2018
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: November 30, to December 22, 2018
Opening hours: 12 am to at least 8 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 7, to December 16, 2018
Opening hours: Mon – Thu.. 11:30 am - 06:30 pm, Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 08:00 pm, 12.12. (familyday) 10:00 am - 06:30 pm, 13.12. (special evening for hot mulled wine: Glühweinabend) 11:30 am-11:00 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 13, to December 16, 2018
Opening hours: Thu: 2 pm to 9 pm; Fri: 2 pm to 11 pm; Sat: 12 to 11 pm; Sun: 12 am to 6 pm

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

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

Date: December 14, to December 16, 2018
Opening hours: 12/14 4pm - 8 pm; 12/15 12 am - 8 pm; 12/16 12 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.

Date: December 6, to December 30, 2018
Opening Hours: 4 pm to 7 pm

Göttingen

  • In the middle of the Old Town of Göttingen
  • The world famous Gänseliesel (Little Goose Girl) statue, is right in the center oft he Christmas market

Date: November 28, to December 29, 2018 – closed December 24, to December 26, 2018
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10:00 am – 08:30 pm ; Sat+Sun 11:00 am – 08:30 pm