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Weihnachtsmarktbesucher am Alexanderplatz
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Weihnachtsmarkt zwischen Hauptbahnhof und Kanzleramt (Christmas Market between Central Station and Chancellery)

Christmas Market in Berlin from 21 November to 29 December 2022

Washingtonplatz between the Central Station and the Chancellery is also transformed into a festive winter world during the Christmas season.

Whether you are waiting for your train and looking for a nice last-minute present, have just arrived in Berlin or are simply out and about in the government district: a visit to the small Christmas market between the Central Station and the Chancellery  is definitely worth it.

International specialities and Christmas market classics

In addition to Christmas market classics, various international exhibitors will be presenting international specialities at their stands, such as designer products from Berlin designers and artisans as well as organic products from sustainable companies. Here you will find handmade products made of various fabrics, Christmas stockings to fill yourself, organic wines, jewellery, pieces of the Berlin Wall made of chocolate, beautiful objects for children, light arcs, desk photo calendars, leather goods and much more.

Tip: Plan your Christmas evening programme now

Berliner Weihnachtszeit
Berliner Weihnachtszeit am Roten Rathaus © visitberlin, Foto: Wolfgang Scholvien

Give yourself and your family another very special moment of anticipation for Christmas in Berlin with a glittering Christmas show or a festive concert. We have the most beautiful Christmas events for you. Plan an extraordinary evening after your visit to the Christmas market.

Christmas Events in Berlin

Varied culinary offerings and choral music

You can warm yourself up with a Feuerzangenbowle (red wine punch), children’s punch, cocoa, mulled wine, honey mead and coffee. There is also a variety of culinary offerings for those with large and small appetites.
In recent years, a carousel and a small Ferris wheel have made children’s eyes light up, while various choir performances have provided musical accompaniment to the Christmas hustle and bustle in front of Europe’s largest multi-level train station.

Highlights of the Christmas Market between Central Station and Chancellery

  • Last-minute gift ideas
  • Handcrafted designer products
  • Ferris wheel and children’s carousel
  • Choral music
  • International specialities and organic products

Our tips for your visit to the Christmas Market between Central Station and Chancellery

Before or after your visit to the Christmas market, take a look around the Central Station and the Chancellery in the government district and visit the Reichstag. Note: We recommend booking tickets well in advance. Stop by an exhibition at Hamburger Bahnhof or the Natural History Museum or walk through the History Park Cell Prison Moabit.

Opening hours and entrance fees

  • Dates: 21 November to 29 December 2022
  • Opening hours: 2 pm - 10 pm
  • Free admission


The Christmas Market between Central Station and Chancellery is located on Washingtonplatz south of the Central Station. We recommend travelling by public transport.

  • Bus: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, TXL Berlin Central Station
  • U-Bahn (underground train): U55 Berlin Central Station
  • S-Bahn (overground train): S3, S5, S7, S9, S75 Berlin Central Station
  • Tram: M5, M6, 0M8, M10 Berlin Central Station
  • Regional and long-distance trains


All Berlin Christmas markets at a glance