Weihnachtsmärkte 2016


P17_Holiday Happenings

Wiesbaden
Through Dec. 23
Monday–Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Sunday, noon to 9 p.m.


Mainz
Through Dec. 23
Sunday–Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The market will close at 7 p.m. Dec. 23.


Koblenz
Through Dec. 22
Monday–Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The Koblenz Christmas market is one of the largest in the Rhineland-Palatinate wine growing region.



Darmstadt
Through Dec. 23
Monday–Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.


Castle Ronneburg
Dec. 10 and 11
11 a.m. to 8 p.m.


Frankfurt
Through Dec. 22
Monday–Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
One of Germany’s oldest and most popular Christmas markets in Europe.


Rüdesheim am Rhein
Through Dec. 23
Sunday–Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
120 stalls, representing 12 countries, gather to present Christmas customs and traditions from around the world.


Bernkastel-Kues
Through Dec. 21
Monday–Thursday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Closed Dec. 20.
Firework display Dec. 16 at 6:30 p.m.
Every day at 5:30 p.m. a new advent door is opened in the region’s largest advent calendar.


Miltenberg
Dec. 9 to 11, Dec. 16 to 18
Friday, 4 to 9 p.m.
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Miltenberg is a beautiful medieval little town set amid the splendid scenery of the Odenwald forest and the river Main.


Mannheim
Through Dec. 23
Daily, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
A five-minute walk from the Hauptbahnhof, about 200 booths are placed around the “Wasserturm,” a historic water reservoir and Mannheim’s most famous landmark. Children will enjoy the two antique merry-go-rounds and children’s train.


Heidelberg
Through Dec. 22
Daily, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
This market extends to five beautiful and historic market squares: Kornmarkt, Marktplatz, Universitätsplatz, Anatomiegarten and Bismarckplatz. Directly below Heidelberg’s Castle, situated on the Karlsplatz, a popular attraction is “Christmas on Ice.”


Marburg
Through Dec. 23
Monday–Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday, noon to 8 p.m.
The market around St. Elizabeth’s Church is one of the two Christmas markets in Marburg. While the Adventsmarkt is more a meeting point for gastronomy, the market traders build their stands around the St. Elizabeth’s Church. In addition to the Christmas markets, the fairytale forest at the Steinweg and the ice palace at the AquaMar are also part of the pre-Christmas festivities.