Christmas Markets

Berlin shines in a festive blaze of lights every year in the period before Christmas. There are about 60 Christmas markets to wander round and enjoy. On grand boulevards and squares and also in small side streets and in museums, they’ll surprise you with their magic, charm and Christmassy delicacies. Whether thought provoking and fairytale or trendy and urban - there's something for everyone here list of Berlin Christmas markets 2014 (PDF).

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Fair, procession & parade

In early November, Potsdamer Platz in the heart of the city is transformed into a gigantic winter wonderland. A toboggan run with views of the Brandenburg Gate, an...

Potsdamer Platz
11/01/2014 - 01/04/2015
Fair, procession & parade

Journey around world in eight days – that's the motto of this "market of the continents" at the Dahlem museum campus. More than fifty dealers offer handicrafts from...

Museen Dahlem - Kunst und Kulturen der Welt
11/22/2014 - 12/14/2014
Fair, procession & parade

Vom 24. November bis 30. Dezember 2014 findet im
„Bergmannhof“ der Bergmannstrasse 5-7 erstmals der
Kreuzberger Wintermarkt der „Berliner Originale“ statt...

1. Kreuzberger Wintermarkt
11/24/2014 - 12/30/2014
Fair, procession & parade

You know it's the festive season when the area around the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church starts smelling of roasted almonds, hot chocolate and mulled wine. More than...

Breitscheidplatz
11/24/2014 - 01/04/2015
Fair, procession & parade

The whole of Alexanderplatz turns into a massive Christmas market with many small wooden huts during the festive season. Under the shadow of the TV Tower, potters,...

Alexanderplatz
11/24/2014 - 12/28/2014
Fair, procession & parade

Around the historic Neptunbrunnen behind Alexanderplatz is home to the romantic Berliner Weihnachtzeit. The nostalgic charm of this Christmas market is due to its...

Platz vor dem Roten Rathaus (Berliner Rathaus)
11/24/2014 - 12/28/2014
Fair, procession & parade

The baroque Charlottenburg Palace is a sumptuous backdrop for this Christmas market in City West. An elaborate light installation bathes the market, the palace, the...

Platz vor dem Schloss Charlottenburg
11/24/2014 - 12/28/2014
Fair, procession & parade

The historic architectural setting of the Kulturbrauerei with its many courtyards offers a picturesque backdrop for this family-friendly Christmas market. The Lucia...

Kulturbrauerei(Innenhof)
11/24/2014 - 12/22/2014
Fair, procession & parade

This is one of the most popular Christmas markets in Berlin during the festive season. Framed by the Französischer Dom, the Konzerthaus and the Deutscher Dom, a small...

Gendarmenmarkt
11/24/2014 - 12/31/2014
Fair, procession & parade

For more than forty years, the small streets and squares in Spandauer Altstadt have transformed every December into a large, unique Christmas market. The largest...

Altstadt Spandau
11/26/2014 - 12/23/2014
Fair, procession & parade

The Christmas market at Rathaus Zehlendorf has a festive glow with its many lighted trees in December. The small market offers handicrafts, leather, textiles and...

Rathaus Zehlendorf
11/26/2014 - 12/30/2014
Fair, procession & parade

The Verein Christliches Jugenddorfwerk Deutschlands helps young people in difficult situations with everyday life and offering advice on training and workshops. At...

Bundespresseamt
11/27/2014 - 12/08/2014
Fair, procession & parade

The Berlin environmental and Christmas market is located in one of the oldest streets of Berlin directly behind the Hackesche Höfe. For each of the four weekends...

Sophienstraße
11/29/2014 - 12/21/2014
Fair, procession & parade

Domäne Dahlem is an open-air agricultural and food museum with a focus on ecology. The former manor dating back more than 800 helps visitors understand the journey of...

Domäne Dahlem
11/29/2014 - 12/21/2014
Fair, procession & parade

Year-round, Winterfeldtplatz in Berlin-Schöneberg is known for its popular weekly market. On the four Sundays of Advent, the square becomes a cosy Christmas market...

Winterfeldtplatz
11/30/2014 - 12/21/2014
Fair, procession & parade

The traditional eco-market takes place every Thursday on Köllwitzplatz; on the Sundays of Advent, a festive version sets up shop, offering toys, textiles, crafts and...

Kollwitzplatz
11/30/2014 - 12/21/2014
Fair, procession & parade

This traditional Christmas market on Richardplatz in Neukölln-Rixdorf shines with the romantic glow of gas lamps on the second weekend of Advent. At the heart of...

Richardplatz
12/05/2014 - 12/07/2014
Fair, procession & parade

Christmas market

Stadtverwaltung Hennigsdorf
12/05/2014 - 12/07/2014
Fair, procession & parade

Approximately 140 artists and craftspeople show their work, including painting, graphics, illustrations, paper design, jewellery creations and wood design at this...

Zeltinger Platz 1, Berlin (Frohnau)
12/06/2014 - 12/07/2014
Fair, procession & parade

This Renaissance palace built by Prussian elector Joachim II in the middle of the Grunewald is the oldest surviving palace in Berlin. Every Advent weekend, it becomes...

Jagdschloss Grunewald
12/06/2014 - 12/07/2014
Fair, procession & parade

The former Jandorf department store built in 1904 at Weinbergspark in Berlin-Mitte transforms into a special kind of indoor Christmas market each year. The building...

Kaufhaus Jandorf
12/07/2014 - 12/21/2014
Fair, procession & parade

The Christmas market at the Samariterkirche in Friedrichshain is a popular place to meet up with friends during the festive season. Over 60 dealers offer seasonally...

Samariterkirche
12/13/2014 - 12/14/2014
Fair, procession & parade

The neighbourhood around Leopoldplatz in Berlin-Wedding gathers on the third Sunday of Advent each year in front of the festively lit old Nazarethkirche. Since the...

Platz vor der Nazarethkirche
12/14/2014 - 2p.m.-8p.m.
Fair, procession & parade

The eighteenth-century Britz palace is the romantic backdrop for this historic Christmas market. Held the weekend before Christmas in the palace's fabulously...

Schloss Britz
12/19/2014 - 12/21/2014
Fair, procession & parade

On the last weekend before Christmas, the festive spirit hits Charlottenburg's Westend neighbourhood. The heart of the family Christmas market are the stands where...

Preußenallee
12/20/2014 - 12/21/2014

Located directly on the water, this romantic, relaxed and comfortable restaurant is decorated with wooden furniture, old lamps and ornate picture frames. Simply put, Freischwimmer is a cool location in Kreuzberg’s Flutgraben area. The restaurant is in a very old building that was once used for renting and repairing boats. The entrance is directly next to Berlin’s oldest gas station. You can sit outdoors during the summer and indoors during the winter.