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Family Wonderland

Christmas Fair in Berlin from 17 November 2023 to 1 January 2024

Not far from Spandau's old town, the Family Wonderland invites you to get in the mood for Advent with rides, attractions, crafts and delicious Christmas treats.

Christmas fair for families

Let's go to the Christmas fair in Spandau. Here, stalls and rides shine in a colourful glow of lights. The smell of mulled wine, roasted almonds and freshly baked waffles is in the air. 

The Family Wonderland on the Alte Post grounds opposite the Spandauer Arcaden invites young and old to a Christmas party with lots of attractions. 

Tip: Plan your Christmas evening programme now

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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

Many delicacies

Of course, food and drink will also be provided: there will be the smell of freshly baked waffles and candy floss, warm up with a punch or mulled wine and enjoy typical Christmas market delicacies such as bratwurst, steak and much more.

Those who can hardly wait for Christmas will be pleased to know that Winterzauber Berlin opens its season as early as 21 November. This makes the Family Wonderland in Spandau one of the first Christmas markets in Berlin.

Highlights of the Family Wonderland

  • Rides for young and old
  • Family-friendly
  • Within walking distance of Spandau's Old Town

Our tip for your visit to the Winter Wonderland

Combine your visit to the Family Wonderland with a stroll through Spandau's Old Town. The Spandauer Christmas Market  is also within walking distance. And if you're in the mood for some history, you can stroll through the old town in about 20 minutes to the Spandau Citadel, one of the best-preserved Renaissance buildings in Europe.

Opening hours and admission

  • Date: from 17 November 2023 to 1 January 2024
  • Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 2pm to 9pm, Friday and Saturday 2pm to 10pm, Sunday & Holidays 1pm to 9pm. The Christmas Market will be closed on 26 November and 24 December 2023.
  • Admission: free


From Alexanderplatz you can reach the Family Wonderland in about 40 minutes by taking the S3 or S9. If you take the ICE for part of the journey, you'll be in Spandau in less than half an hour.

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