Christmas time in Darmstadt

From 21.11.22 to 23.12.22, Darmstadt will once again offer the best in culinary delights, Christmas shopping and a festive atmosphere!

 

Culinary and handicraft specialities invite you to pre-Christmas hustle and bustle at Darmstadt's Christmas market. The adventually decorated city centre and the Christmas trees on Marktplatz, Luisenplatz and Ludwigsplatz create a Christmas atmosphere.

 

The special highlight every year are the stalls from Darmstadt's twin towns. Whether handicrafts in Liepaja (Latvia) or culinary specialities such as Hungarian lángos or wine and cheese from Saanen (Switzerland) - the twin towns are eagerly awaited by Darmstadt residents and visitors alike every year.

 

Guests are:
21.11. - 28.11.: Saanen (Switzerland)
29.11. - 6.12.: Liepaja (Latvia)
07.12. - 14.12.: Liepaja, Uzhhorod (Ukraine) and Troyes (France)
15.12. - 23.12.: Liepaja and Uzhhorod

Christmas markets in the districts

Besides having a full programme and many interesting culinaric and crafty booths in the city center, there are also christmas markets in the city districts that are worth a visit in Arheilgen, Bessungen, Eberstadt and Wixhausen. They each offer a range of specialities and a cultural and culinaric programme. 

General Information

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday: from 11 am to 9 pm

Friday and Saturday: from 11 am to 9.30 pm

The stalls on Ludwigsplatz will be closed on Christmas Market Sundays.

 

Arrival

We recommend a journey by public transport to Luisenplatz or Marktplatz, alternatively there is also a flexible journey with the HeinerLiner, the on-demand shuttle of HEAG mobilo. 

Adventspauschale

Strolling through Darmstadt's Christmas market, the smell of gingerbread, mulled wine, arts and crafts and the adventurous atmosphere put you in the Christmas mood. Find out where the Christmas trees come from and who is busy around the Christmas market. Take some time out and get in the mood for the upcoming Christmas.

 

Your Darmstadt weekend includes:

  •     1 overnight stay in a double room, including breakfast buffet
  •     Advent city walk, Saturday 5 pm, incl. mulled wine and mulled wine glass
  •     Darmstadt Card: 2 days free use of RMV bus and tram lines, in Darmstadt and surrounding area (tariff zone 40), with additional discounts at many cultural institutions
  •     Darmstadt Welcome Greeting

 

For the arrangement price from 155.00 Euro in a double room
For the arrangement price from 120.00 Euro in a single room

 

Bookable on the Advent weekends 2022, Saturday to Sunday. Booking contact: da-service@darmstadt.de

 

Short programme

  • 21.11.: Official opening of the Christmas Market, 6.15 pm, market square

  • 25.11.: "Fire & Ice" late-night shopping vom 6 to 9 pm

  • 3.12.: SING FOR PEACE (Peace Concert for Ukraine), starting at 3 pm, Friedensplatz

  • 6.12.: St. Nicholas will visit the city centre in a horse-drawn carriage, from 5pm

  • 9.12.: vielbunter Friday - programme of Darmstadt's queer community, 7 to 9 pm, market square and Friedensplatz

  • Cultural programme on the KulturKisten: Fridays from 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 3 p.m., market square and Friedensplatz

  • "Advent city walk": On Advent Saturdays at 5 p.m., city center 

  • Heiligs Blechle: Foodtruck Christmas Market: Sunday to Thursday in the City Carree

 

You can find the full programme here

Did you know...

...that Darmstadt has a "Glühweinprinzessin" (mulled wine princess)? She is elected every year since 2011 and, among other things, presents the new motif of the mulled wine glasses at the opening of the Darmstadt Christmas Market. Have a look at the "Glühweinprinzessinnen" of the past years here.

Traders and shops on Darmstadt Christmas Market 2022

Glühwein & Maronen - Dennis Hausmann

Glühwein & Maronen - Dennis Hausmann

Hot mulled wine and children's punch. You can also get delicious hot chestnuts here!

Hill`s Weinhütte

Hill`s Weinhütte

Our mulled wine comes from our own winery in Udenheim/Rheinhessen. We only use our own wines and our Christmas brew, which we cook ourselves according to old family tradition, to make our mulled wine, which for us makes a significant contribution to perfect mulled wine enjoyment.

 

 

 

Vegan offer:

All wines, including the mulled wines, are vegan.

 

For detailed questions, please contact the stand staff directly.

Crêpes Bei Moppel

Crêpes Bei Moppel

Moppel offers crêpes (vegan also), waffles and the special mulled beer fresh from the barrel.

 

 

Vegetarian/vegan/gluten-free offer:

The vegan crepes are made from oat/almond milk and spelt flour, with toppings such as cinnamon-sugar, apple sauce and daily changing toppings, e.g. spinach, mushrooms, vegan creams.

 

There are also hearty waffles made from potato dough in two different variations.

 

The hot chocolate is also available as a vegan version made from oat or almond milk.

 

For detailed questions, please contact the stand staff directly.

Bonneau Crêpes

Bonneau Crêpes

Delicious crêpes in many different variations.

Der Suppenschuppen

Der Suppenschuppen

Delicious hot soups.

T-Shirts und Metallwaren

T-Shirts und Metallwaren

Whether T-shirts with funny sayings or retro metal signs, here are little things for everyone.

Süßwaren Jürgen Unterköfler

Süßwaren Jürgen Unterköfler

Odenwald biscuits and gingerbread, meringue kisses and much more. There is something for every taste at Jürgen Unterköfler's confectionery stand.

 

 

Vegetarian/vegan/gluten-free offer:

For detailed questions, please contact the stand staff directly.

Süßwaren - Schaustellerbetrieb Udo Biebel

Süßwaren - Schaustellerbetrieb Udo Biebel

Delicious sweets, biscuits, etc.

Holzspielwaren Denker

Holzspielwaren Denker

Children's toys made of wood are becoming rare - but you can still find them at the Darmstadt Christmas Market!

Willi's Grill

Willi's Grill

Bratwurst, steaks and meatballs are available fresh and hot from the beechwood grill.

Spagerers Backhäusel

Spagerers Backhäusel

Everything for a sweet break:

- Grandma's Belgian waffle

- Crêpes: brand new "Thailand Crêpes" with a flair of sun and sea

- Volkorn crêpes with fresh vegetables and salads

- Steamed noodles with vanilla sauce

- Churros with unusual toppings

and as a delicious drink

Mead from the Schemel apiary

Mützen & Schals

Mützen & Schals

Scarfs, caps and gloves - everything you need to keep head, neck and hands warm. In many shapes, colours and materials.

Hausmann Imbiss vor dem Ratskeller

Hausmann Imbiss vor dem Ratskeller

In addition to currywurst & chips, kidney spits and burgers, Hausmann's Imbiss also serves delicious drinks and a large selection of different mulled wines.

 

 

Vegan offer:

The fruit wines, apple mulled wine and children's punch are vegan.

Also on offer e.g. fish roll (vegetarian) and mushrooms with cream sauce (gluten-free).

For detailed questions, please contact the stand staff directly.

Grupe's Pizza mit Herz

Grupe's Pizza mit Herz

Pizza, the Italian speciality, in many different variations.

 

 

Vegetarian offer:

For detailed questions, please contact the stand staff directly.

Grupe's Punschhütte auf dem Marktplatz

Grupe's Punschhütte auf dem Marktplatz

Delicious mulled wine and cold drinks.

China Hütte

China Hütte

Asian specialties are available at the China Hütte on Ludwigsplatz.

Korbwaren

Baskets, boxes and containers in many sizes and colours woven from wicker.

Süßwaren Bauer

Süßwaren Bauer

Bauer offers the whole range of sweets, whether chewing gum or chocolate kisses - there is something for everyone here.

Glühweinhütte Hausmann

Glühweinhütte Hausmann

In a cozy Christmas atmosphere you can drink a mulled wine and get in the mood for the holidays.

Die Glasperle - jewellry manufactory

Die Glasperle - jewellry manufactory

Many people know our shop in Arheilgen, where we make our jewellery from self-made glass beads and many other materials as unique pieces or in small series. Our glass angels, stars and trees are also made there in many colours. The glass colours shine especially beautifully in the Christmas tree or on the window. The range of tree decorations is complemented by the very popular flying and moving Father Christmases made of tin.

 

With us you will always find something special - for every budget.

Spagerer Süßwaren

Spagerer Süßwaren

Spagerer Süßwaren offer gingerbread hearts, roasted almonds, biscuits and popcorn at their stall at the fountain on Luisenplatz.

Wöbbeking Baumstriezel

Wöbbeking Baumstriezel

Baumstriezel are delicious delicacies made of dough, they come in different varieties such as Oreo, Rafaello, sugar cinnamon, Bounty, Hazellnut and christmasmarket special. Also offered at the stand are speculoos, walnuts and gingerbread.

 

 

 

Vegan offer:

The yeast dough, based on a traditional Hungarian recipe, is vegan, and there is also a vegan filling, e.g. apple sauce, and a vegan topping for the outside, e.g. nuts, poppy seeds, cinnamon sugar, vanilla or Oreo.

 

For detailed questions, please contact the stand staff directly.

Ghirmais Fitfit Kitcha

Ghirmais Fitfit Kitcha

Specialities from Eritrea.

 

 

Vegetarian offer:

For detailed questions, please contact the stand staff directly.

Tornadospieße

Tornadospieße

Tornadospieße

 

 

Vegetarian/vegan/gluten-free offer:

For detailed questions, please contact the stand staff directly.

Confectionery Felderhoff

Confectionery Felderhoff

Felderhoff offers a wide range of sweets for every taste.

 

Gingerbreads are also individually designed according to personal wishes.

Kinderkarussell

Kinderkarussell

A short break from strolling through the city for the little ones: with a round on the childrens' carousel on Ludwigsplatz.

 

 

The stalls on Ludwigsplatz will be closed on Christmas Market Sundays.

Churros

Delicious churros, a Spanish speciality.

 

 

Vegetarian offer:

For detailed questions, please contact the stand staff directly.

Consorte Textilartikel

Consorte Textilartikel

From cosy jumpers to cool T-shirts, you'll find everything your wardrobe needs here.

Hausmann's Imbiss auf dem Marktplatz

Hausmann's Imbiss auf dem Marktplatz

Snack stand with grilled classics and delicious burgers.

 

In addition to mulled wine and other hot drinks, the tried and tested Feuerzangenbowle will of course not be missing!

 

 

vegetarian/vegan/gluten-free offer:

Vegetarian/vegan dishes include fries and the veggie burger.

Gluten-free buns can be served with all dishes or as buns for the burgers.

The fruit wines, apple mulled wine and children's punch are also vegan.

 

For detailed questions, please contact the stand staff directly.

Perlkönig GmbH

Perlkönig GmbH

Perlkönig has been offering high-quality jewellry of its own design for over 20 years. The range includes pendants and chains as well as necklaces and earrings. Due to the high quality and customer friendliness, Perlkönig has gained a steadily growing circle of regular customers.

All pieces of jewelry are available in different versions as well as individually or as a set.

Mützen & Schals & Handschuhe

Mützen & Schals & Handschuhe

Scarfs, caps and gloves - everything you need to keep head, neck and hands warm. In many shapes, colours and materials.

Köhler's fairytale carousel

Köhler's fairytale carousel

On Köhler's fairytale carousel, young and old experience a wild ride - whether on mythical creatures or familiar horses.

Glühweinkiste Felderhoff

Glühweinkiste Felderhoff

At the Glühweinkiste there are not only traditional mulled wines on offer, but also specialities such as hot apricot wine, sugar-free children's punch, three varieties of varietal pure mulled wine, one of which is premium Sangiovese. Naturally organic and vegan and without sugar.

 

The traditional Swiss Raclette is freshly scraped and optionally served on

- Alsatian tarte flambée tongue (bacon and onions)

- vegetarian tarte flambée tongue (feta pepperoni)

as well as the vegetarian variations

rye bread, walnut and fig bread, potato pancake

 

For detailed questions about the vegetarian offer, please contact the stand staff directly.

Christstollen - Mamo Productions UG

Christstollen - Mamo Productions UG

Here you can find various versions of the original Dresden Christstollen: different sizes, with almonds, pure marzipan, chocolate and much more.

 

 

The Christstollen are vegetarian.

For detailed questions, please contact the stand staff directly.

Sternenlichter - Michael Winkelmann & Halvor Wolf

Sternenlichter - Michael Winkelmann & Halvor Wolf

The beautiful star lights paper stars light the way to the Christmas season. All will find a their decoration for Advent andwonderful glowing Christmas gifts.

Historisches Pferdekarussell

Historisches Pferdekarussell

On Friedensplatz, the historic horse-drawn carousel, built in Mainz in 1920, invites you to take a nostalgic ride.

Unterköflers Kindereisenbahn

Unterköflers Kindereisenbahn

Generations of Darmstadt children have ridden on the historic children's railway. Today, the children's railway still enchants large and small Darmstadt residents visiting the Christmas market.

Tee- und Gewürzhütte Maul

Tee- und Gewürzhütte Maul

Exquisite teas and many exciting spices await you here!

Candela candels

Candela candels

Original lotus candles from our own production, very beautiful gift ideas made of glass, wax and light, a large selection of candle accessories.

 

Contact at www.candela-shop.de or www.lotuskerze.com

Spagerer Café & Crêpes

Spagerer Café & Crêpes

Everything for a sweet break: crêpes, waffles, steamed noodles and hot drinks - at Diana Spagerer on Luisenplatz.

Odenwälder Holzbrennerei & Korkwaren

Odenwälder Holzbrennerei & Korkwaren

Werner Breidert has been at the Darmstadt Christmas market with his Odenwald wood works for almost 40 years. The wooden items such as kitchen utensils or lovingly individualized wooden boards and signs are always a great gift.

 

Individual branding is possible. Werner Breidert and his daughter try to carry out branding orders until Christmas.

 

For four years, mostly self-made cork items are also part of the range: e.g. bags, purses and accessories.

Nungesser Imbiss

Nungesser Imbiss

A short break on Ludwigsplatz with hot mulled wine and delicious food from the grill.

 

 

The stalls on Ludwigsplatz will be closed on Christmas Market Sundays.

Zoe's Kartoffelhaus

Zoe's Kartoffelhaus

Delicious food from the potatoe with various dips and sauces.

 

 

Vegetarian/vegan/gluten-free offer:

For detailed questions, please contact the stand staff directly.

Reibekuchen Roscher

Reibekuchen Roscher

Roscher offers delicious potato pancakes, as a snack or for the big appetite.

 

The eighth-generation family business offers potato pancakes made from fresh potatoes every day in proven quality.

 

 

Vegetarian offer:

The potato pancakes are baked in vegetable fat. They are served with apple sauce or garlic sauce (made from crème fraiche).

 

For detailed questions, please contact the stand staff directly.

Nungesser Crêpes

Nungesser Crêpes

Delicious crêpes with sweet or savoury fillings and toppings are available from Nungesser.

 

 

The stalls on Ludwigsplatz will be closed on Christmas Market Sundays.

Steel products and household goods

Steel products and household goods

Household goods, kitchen and table knives of all kinds as well as precision steel goods made of stainless steel (precision tweezers, scissors of all kinds, instruments, helpers for pedicures and manicures)!

 

Willi Koch stands for quality, reliability, advice and service for decades.

Gastronomiebetriebe Familie C. Hausmann

Gastronomiebetriebe Familie C. Hausmann

Chrisine Hausmann and her family not only offer traditional snack specialties such as bratwurst, currywurst and french fries, but also a wide range of specialties such as a various burger, kidney skewers, meatballs, spit roast and much more. Furthermore, the Hausmann family offers a daily changing special meal.

 

 

 

Vegetarian offer:

Mushroom pan with various dips and veggie burger.

For detailed questions, please contact the stand staff directly.

Köhler Langos King

Köhler Langos King

Langos, the Hungarian speciality, with various toppings.

Candy Factory Glock

Candy Factory Glock

Almonds, nuts, popcorn and all the other sweets your heart desires can be found at the Candy Factory Glock!

D`Chäsbräter

D`Chäsbräter

Swiss Raclette from Lake Constance... this is where the cheese happiness begins!

 

 

Vegetarian offer:

Cheese aclette with e.g. potatoes, cucumbers, bread, onions...

 

For detailed questions, please contact the stand staff directly.

Handbrot

Delicious hand bread with different fillings.

 

 

Vegetarian offer:

Hand bread filled with cheese and mushrooms.

 

For detailed questions, please contact the stand staff directly.

Holz- und Metall Dekoartikel

Holz- und Metall Dekoartikel

Figures and animal figures made of wood and metal, wind chimes, scented woods.

Kartoffelhaus

Kartoffelhaus

Our potato specialities are homemade & vegan potato pancakes according to a cross-generational recipe and jacket potatoes. Our potatoes are of course from the region!

 

 

 

Vegetarian/vegan/gluten-free offer:

The potato pancakes are vegan, accordingly also vegetarian. The jacket potatoes are gluten-free.

All sauces are vegetarian, applesauce is vegan and there will be a vegan chilli mayo.

 

 

For detailed questions, please contact the stand staff directly.

Hamel Zelt

Hamel Zelt

Hamel Zelt Imbiss: Delicious grilled food, mulled wine and cold drinks.

 

 

Vegetarian offer:

For detailed questions, please contact the stand staff directly.

Sheep's wool items

Sheep's wool items

Manufacturer in 2nd generation of sheep's wool items from the Odenwald

 

All items made from virgin sheep's wool come from the own production. The company and production site is in the Odenwald. Here blankets, pillows, slippers and various other things are made from Oeko-Tex certified materials.

Due to the in-house production, it is possible to realize custom-made products at any time.

Fischhütte

Fischhütte

Delicacies from the sea are available at the fish hut on Friedensplatz.

 

 

Vegetarian offer:

For detailed questions, please contact the stand staff directly.

Hausmann's Kinderkarussell

Hausmann's Kinderkarussell

For the little ones there is a very special surprise: the Hausmann family's carousel!

Grupe's punch hut

Grupe's punch hut

Here you find delicous punch and mulled wine.

Brauns leathershop

Brauns leathershop

Brauns leathershop, with Thiemo and Elke Braun, is a family business that has been going to trade fairs and markets for 30 years.

 

Thiemo and Elke Braun offer the belt shortening and repair service with the applicable hygiene and distance rules. There is the option of contactless payment with all girocards that have an NFC chip.

 

Inquiries are welcome under the mobile number 01523-3941600 or 0171-7923170.

Schokofrüchte Bauer

Schokofrüchte Bauer

For those with a sweet tooth and hangover, here are many delicious chocolate fruits, from pineapple to lemon.

Drechselarbeiten - Spiel & Kunst GmbH

Drechselarbeiten - Spiel & Kunst GmbH

We are a creative forge with company headquarters in Freudenstadt, a small town located in the idyllic northern Black Forest. As a manufacturer, we process the entire tree: the trunk wood, strong and weak branches, as well as the bark.

 

Making accessories in traditional craftsmanship is our passion, and good workmanship is our profession. Loving handcrafting is supported by professional milling and laser technology.

Mossautaler Seife - André Velonjara

Mossautaler Seife - André Velonjara

André Velonjara offers handmade body care.

 

The recipes are self-developed. He pays attention to regionality where possible. Most body care ingredients come from the Odenwald. Even the beef tallow from Alsbach Hähnlein and the goat milk from a goat farm in Bad König.

 

But not everything cannot be grown regionally and some ingredients, such as shea or almond butter, are not local products.

 

There are hair soaps with fine beer, toothbrushes whose bristles are made from castor oil, and creams that do not contain any preservatives. The wooden products are made of oiled beech wood, the soap bags are made of sisal.

Pfannen-Muntsch

Pfannen-Muntsch

The company Pfannen-Muntsch has been selling pots and pans for over 40 years in a well-established family tradition:

- Eurolux pans, roasters and pots

- Seitz baking release spray

- Kitchen gadgets made of silicone from the Kochblume brand

 

Telephone: +49 157 378 300 95

Fax: +49 6257 9189213

Email: info@pfannen-muntsch.de

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Darmstadt Shop Luisencenter
Luisenplatz 5
64283 Darmstadt 
Tel.: +49 6151 - 1345-13
Fax: +49 6151 - 1347-5858
information@noSpamdarmstadt.de

 

Opening hours:

Monday to Saturday: 10 am to 6 pm

 

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