Saarbrücker Christkindlmarkt Saarbrücken

| Christmas market at St. Johanner Markt

In the heart of Saarbrücken, encircled by the historic backdrop of St. Johanner Markt, a magical spectacle unfolds each year during the advent season: The Saarbrücken Christkindlmarkt. This traditional market, which remains open until December 23rd, has become an integral part of the pre-Christmas bustle in the region..

The picturesque scenery of St. Johanner Markt, framed by historic facades and impressive buildings, provides the perfect setting for the Christkindlmarkt. The ambiance, steeped in history, imbues the market with an atmosphere that transports visitors into a world filled with Christmas nostalgia. It is this unique ensemble of location, tradition, and festive splendor that makes the Saarbrücken Christkindlmarkt so special.

The market stretches from the bustling St. Johanner Markt along the lively Bahnhofstraße to the modern Europa Galerie. Here, in lovingly decorated stalls, numerous vendors line up, offering everything from artisanal crafts to Christmas treats. Traditional delicacies such as bratwurst, gingerbread, and chestnuts, along with warming mulled wine, a must-have in the cold season, provide gastronomic delights.

The market is organized by the Verkehrsverein Saarbrücken e.V., which is not only responsible for its organization but also brings its comprehensive expertise to the planning and execution, ensuring an unforgettable experience for visitors.

A highlight that enchants both young and old each year anew is the "flying Santa Claus," who, high above the visitors' heads with his reindeer sleigh, brings to life the story of Rudolph, the reindeer with the red nose. This magical spectacle is just one of many that make the Saarbrücken Christkindlmarkt so distinctive.

The market's easy accessibility also contributes to its popularity. Whether by public transport or car, the market is centrally located and thus easily accessible for every visitor.

In conclusion, the Saarbrücken Christkindlmarkt is much more than just a Christmas market. It is a place where the joy of tradition, togetherness, and the anticipation of the festive season unite in a warm and festive atmosphere. A place that, with its unique charm, lovingly designed stands, and rich array of culinary delights and artisanal treasures, captivates all its visitors, making it an unforgettable experience in the most contemplative time of the year.

The Saarbrücker Christkindlmarkt in Saarbrücken took place from Monday, 20. November to Saturday, 23. December 2023.

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Local time:
16:45 h (UTC +02:00)

Fair location:

St. Johanner Markt,
St. Johanner Markt, 66111 Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany


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Fair organizer
Verkehrsverein Saarbrücken e.V.
Bahnhofstr. 31
66111 Saarbrücken, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)681 9380913
Fax: +49 (0)681 9380938
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Past editions:
  • 20 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2023
  • 21 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2022
  • 24 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2021
  • 25 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2019
  • 26 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2018
  • 27 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2017
  • 21 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2016
  • 23 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2015
  • 24 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2014
  • 25 Nov. - 23 Dec. 2013

Fair location:

St. Johanner Markt,
St. Johanner Markt, 66111 Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany


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Product groups: christmas cookies, christmas decorations, christmas lights, christmas tree decorations, cookies, drinks, food, gingerbread, mulled wine, nativity scenes, punch, tree pendants, wooden decorations, …

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