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Family Wonderland

Christmas Market in Berlin from 18 November 2022 to 1 January 2023

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 even more Christmas, you can stroll through the old town in about 20 minutes to the large medieval market, the Lichterzauber at Spandau Citadel.

Opening hours and admission

  • Date: 18 November 2022 to 1 January 2023
  • Opening hours: Monday to Friday 1pm to 10pm and Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays 12pm to 10pm. The Christmas market will be closed on 20 November and 24 December 2022.
  • 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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