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Family visiting a Christmas market © GettyImages, Bild: AleksandarNakic

Magical WinterWonderland Berlin-Brandenburg

Unfortunately, this Christmas market on the Hoppegarten racecourse grounds will not take place in 2022

Christmas sparkling rides, an XXL ice rink, magical Christmas shows and much more will make the eyes of young and old light up.

This is what makes Christmas really fun. For the Magical Winter Wonderland, the Hoppegarten horseracing track is adorned with countless lights and attractions. Immerse yourself in a Christmassy winter world that presents a suitable Christmas surprise for all ages.

Christmas glow ride fun

The Christmas glow amusement park attracts visitors with the largest Ferris wheel in Berlin-Brandenburg and an 80-metre high chain flyer. Whiz into Christmas fun on four roller coasters. Younger guests can have fun on fairytale adventure rides. Those who prefer a more leisurely pace can stroll through the glittering fairytale forest.  Take a few rounds on the XXL ice rink. Curling enthusiasts also get their money's worth here.

International Christmas delicacies

Afterwards, you can warm up with mulled wine and Christmas delicacies. In addition to typical regional delicacies such as fragrant waffles, roasted almonds and grilled sausages, you can choose between various international specialities such as flambé salmon or Asian pan-fried dishes.

Largest Christmas tree in Berlin-Brandenburg

Marvel at the largest Christmas tree in Berlin-Brandenburg and the XXL Advent calendar. In the Father Christmas House, little guests can tell Santa their wishes.

Arts and crafts and unusual gift ideas

Over 40 international traders and artisans await you in the magical traders' alley. Here you will find Christmas decorations, wooden toys, candles, art and glassblowing. You're sure to discover one or two unusual gifts and can even look over the shoulders of the artisans during live demonstrations.

Highlights of the Magical Winter Wonderland

  • Magical world of lights
  • More than 60 Christmas rides
  • Christmas Circus William
  • XXL ice rink with curling
  • Ice sculpture artist
  • Varied shows

Entertainment for young and old

Let yourself be enchanted by one of the numerous Christmas shows. These take place both during the day and at dusk. From the Christmas Circus and fairytale puppet theatre to Christmas live acts with magical lighting effects and atmospheric music, the show programme of the magical Winter Wonderland will make the eyes of young and old light up. Immerse yourself in a very special Christmas world with 3D video mapping shows and marvel at the craftsmanship of the ice sculpture artists.

Our tip for your visit to the Magical Winter Wonderland

The Hoppegarten horseracing track was opened on 17 May 1868 by Kaiser Wilhelm I and Reich Chancellor Otto von Bismarck. Numerous major horse races still take place here today. At the same time, the spacious grounds are used time and again for large-scale events and open-air events.

Opening hours and admission

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We recommend using public transport to get to the S-Bahn station Hoppegarten. There is also a free hourly bus shuttle from Alexanderplatz to Hoppegarten and back. Car drivers can park on site for 1 euro. There are 5,000 parking spaces available. 

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