Christmas market Düsseldorf

| Christmas Market in the city centre

The Düsseldorf Christmas Market, an annual pre-Christmas event, bathes the city in a sea of lights and colors. Traditionally, the market opens its gates during the pre-Christmas season and enchants visitors with its unique flair until December 30th. This popular market has its origins in a long tradition that dates back to the Middle Ages..

Düsseldorf itself, with its rich history and vibrant culture, provides a picturesque backdrop for the market. Geographically favored by the Rhine, which has always attracted people and trade flows, Düsseldorf is a natural meeting point for commerce and festivities. The market is organized by D.LIVE GmbH & Co. KG, which is not only responsible for the coordination but also contributes a wealth of additional expertise, such as event management and marketing, to make the experience unforgettable for all visitors.

The heart of the Düsseldorf Christmas Market beats in the Market Square, the Old Town Market, and around the Burgplatz. Here, lovingly decorated huts line up, while in the background, historic buildings like the old town hall and the Schlossturm create an impressive backdrop. These architectural witnesses to bygone times give the market an atmosphere that is both historical and festive.

What makes the Düsseldorf Christmas Market special is its division into various themed markets. Each of these markets has its own character and weaves through the city center like a colorful thread, transforming Düsseldorf into a true Christmas city. The market stalls extend across several areas, offering a wide range of goods and culinary delights.

Visitors can look forward to a variety of specialties. In addition to artisanal products ranging from jewelry to ceramics to Christmas decorations, traditional delicacies and beverages beckon. Mulled wine, potato pancakes, roasted chestnuts, and gingerbread are, of course, not to be missed. Each bite and sip promises to put taste buds into the Christmas spirit. In the festive season, the Christmas market offers a space for community, joy, and the sharing of pre-Christmas anticipation. Anyone who has experienced the magical atmosphere of the Düsseldorf Christmas Market will hold this special place close to their heart.

The Christmas market in Düsseldorf took place from Thursday, 23. November to Saturday, 30. December 2023.

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Local time:
17:43 h (UTC +01:00)

Fair location:

Marktplatz, 40213 Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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Fair organizer
D.LIVE GmbH & Co. KG
Arena-Str. 1
40474 Düsseldorf, Germany
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Past editions:
  • 23 Nov. - 30 Dec. 2023
  • 17 Nov. - 30 Dec. 2022
  • 18 Nov. - 30 Dec. 2021
  • 21 Nov. - 30 Dec. 2019
  • 26. - 30. December 2018
  • 26 Nov. - 24 Dec. 2018
  • 22. - 24. November 2018
  • 27 Nov. - 30 Dec. 2017
  • 23. - 25. November 2017
  • 17 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2016
  • 19 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2015
  • 20 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2014

Fair location:

Marktplatz, 40213 Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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Product groups: candles, christmas cribs, christmas decorations, christmas lights, christmas ornaments, christmas pastries, cookies, drinks, food, gingerbread, mulled wine, nativity scenes, punch, tree hangers, wooden decorations, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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