Christmas is just around the corner and Berlin is turning into a blaze of lights! With about 60 Christmas markets the city has a lot to offer. Little stands selling mulled wine, bratwurst, ginger bread, handcrafts, knitwear, decoration and lots of other things that will get you into the Christmas Spirit!
Here is a selection of some traditional and unconventional Christmas markets that are definitely worth a visit! Also check out the Christmas Market Schedule by Anamea
A mixture of fine art, culinary delights, handicrafts and show is the best way to describe the Weihnachtszauber Gendarmenmarkt. You can watch wood carvers, tailors and lots of acrobatic shows there. It is well known for being one of the most beautiful markets of Berlin and supports a lot of social projects. Entry Fee 1 Euro
21/11 – 24/12/2016
The traditional christmas market at Alt-Rixdorf is definitely worth a visit! Located in the historic Bohemian village around Richardplatz in Neukölln with more than 100 charity associations selling Christmas gifts, such as handmade toys, jewellery and candles. Mulled wine, toffee apples and barbeque sausages are just a small part of the delicacies sold at the Alt-Rixdorf Weihnachtsmarkt.
02 – 04/12/2016
|Wintertraum am Alexa
The biggest and the most thrilling Christmas market! It counts with more than 100 little stands selling everything from kitsch to classical handicrafts. Funfair rides, an ice rink and the party house of Nikolaus are not the most typical features of a German Christmas market, but for the adventure seekers a must!
21/11 – 23/12/2016
|Lucia Weihnachtsmarkt at Kulturbrauerei
The Lucia Weihnachtsmarkt at Kulturbrauerei is one of the most spectacular Christmas markets of Berlin! It is dedicated to the Scandinavian countries, where the feast of St. Lucy, the saint and bringer of light, is celebrated on 13 December. The brick buildings of the old brewery form a beautiful background to festively decorated market stalls. Swedish firelocks, Nordic delights and the “open-air coat heater” make this market a unique experience!
21/11 – 22/12/2016
If you are looking for an unconventional and not-traditional Christmas Market in Berlin, Weihnachtsrodeo might be the right alternative for you! Inventive handicrafts made by selected designers, artists and manufactures are sold in a creative atmosphere. Furthermore, Weihnachsrodeo offers great Chill-Out-Oases and a Street-Food-Market.
10 – 18/12/2016
|Holy Shit Shopping
Another unique experience and far from any traditional Christmas market. At Holy Shit Shopping designers present their exciting lifestyle products including fashion, jewelry, furniture and product design, art, photography, literature and specialty foods. A great way to buy original presents and taste and escape the holiday season stress with mellow beats, drinks and street food. Entry from 5 Eur
3 – 4/12/2016
|The Green Market Berlin Winter Edition
The Green Market Berlin Winter Edition is the first vegan lifestyle market. Of course vegan Street-Food and vegan drinks form a huge part of this market, but as well cooking workshops, fashion and cosmetics and creative Christmas presents are worth a visit.
17 – 18/12/2016