Christmas market Darmstadt

| Darmstadt Christmas market on the market square

The Darmstadt Christmas Market is a festive tradition that delights visitors each year during the Advent season, up until December 23rd. This charming event is a shining example of the Christmas spirit that sweeps through the city..

Known as the City of Sciences, Darmstadt provides a picturesque setting for the Christmas Market with its rich cultural landscape and historical heritage. Led by the Darmstadt Showmen's Association e.V., which is responsible not only for organizing the event but also for bringing its expertise to such large-scale functions, the city transforms into a winter wonderland.

Traditionally, the market takes place at Marktplatz, Luisenplatz, and Ludwigsplatz, with festively decorated stands extending over these areas. Special architectural backdrops, such as the Darmstadt Residence Palace and the Ludwigskirche, give the market a unique atmosphere and create an unforgettable ambiance.

A visit to the Darmstadt Christmas Market is a true feast for the senses. The advent-decorated city center and the magnificently illuminated Christmas trees at Marktplatz, Luisenplatz, and Ludwigsplatz create a magical mood. The international stands from Darmstadt's sister cities add a worldly touch to the event and offer visitors the chance to experience cultures and traditions from all over the world.

A particular highlight of this market is the lovingly designed stands, which are operated with great dedication by local vendors. They offer a variety of traditional delicacies and beverages, from roasted almonds and gingerbread to mulled wine and hot apple wine, a regional favorite.

In conclusion, the Darmstadt Christmas Market is a celebration of community, culture, and festive joy. It's a place where memories are made, traditions are upheld, and the magic of the Christmas season is celebrated in every corner. A visit is an opportunity to immerse oneself in the festivities and experience the spirit of Christmas in its purest form.

The Christmas market in Darmstadt took place from Monday, 20. November to Saturday, 23. December 2023.

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Local time:
18:44 h (UTC +01:00)

Fair location:

Marktplatz, 64283 Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany


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Darmstadt Marketing GmbH
Elisabethenstraße 20-22
64283 Darmstadt, Germany
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Past editions:
  • 20 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2023
  • 21 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2022
  • 15 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2021
  • 25 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2019
  • 26 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2018
  • 20 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2017
  • 21 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2016
  • 23 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2015
  • 24 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2014

Fair location:

Marktplatz, 64283 Darmstadt, Hesse, 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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