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Karlshorst Christmas market

This Christmas market will unfortunately not take place in 2020

Traditionally, cultures from all over the world come together on the second weekend of Advent at the Christmas market in Karlshorst.

Under the slogan, "The world is at home in Karlshorst", the Karlshorst Christmas market invites you to come and visit. A Christmas season pleasure for the whole family!

On the second weekend of Advent the Karlshorst Christmas Market once again invites you to the Johannes-Fest-Platz and the Kulturhaus Karlshorst. In addition to festive delicacies such as mulled wine or gingerbread, you can also enjoy specialities from all over the world. Under the motto "The world is at home in Karlshorst" you will get an insight into the Christmas traditions of other cultures from around the world. Enjoy the cosy atmosphere and browse the stands filled with home-made products.  

Colourful stage programme at the Johannes-Fest-Platz 

A colourful stage programme at the Johannes-Fest-Platz highlights the festive atmosphere. Along with the SozDia brass band, the Jazztreff Karlshorst will also being giving a performance. A visit from Father Christmas is also planned!

Build your own gingerbread house and much more in the Kulturhaus

The younger visitors to the Christmas market can get creative in the Kulturhaus. The build-your-own gingerbread house is especially popular with children. In addition, play performances and fairy tales get you in the mood for the Christmas season. 

A tradition of the SozDia Foundation Berlin 

The iKARUS local centre of the SozDia Foundation Berlin invites all to come every year on the second weekend of Advent to the Karlshorst Christmas market. Their aim is to support civic involvement in the neighbourhood. At the same time, the SozDia Stiftung Berlin is committed to various areas of society. These include, for example, work with refugees, families and children.

Highlights of the Karlshorst Christmas market

  • Specialities from all over the world 
  • Stage programme at the Johannes-Fest-Platz with traditional Christmas music and jazz 
  • Varied programme for children in the Kulturhaus
  • Make your own gingerbread house 
  • Cosy atmosphere

Our tips for your visit to the Karlshorst Christmas market

Visit the Christmas market with the whole family. The variety of activities for children leaves almost no wish unfulfilled. Combine your visit to the Christmas market in Karlshorst with an excursion to the Tierpark Berlin (zoo). You can reach the Tierpark in 20 minutes by public transport.

Opening hours and admission


  • We recommend travelling by public transport. You can also find parking near the S-Bahn station Karlshorst if you are travelling by car. 
  • S-Bahn (overground train): S3, S5, S-Bahn station Karlshorst 
  • Bus 296, 396, S-Bahn station Karlshorst (Bus Stolzenfelsstrasse)
  • Tram 21, 27, 37, M17, S-Bahn station Karlshorst

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