Christmas time in Darmstadt - Christmas Market from 25. November to 23. December 2019

The smell of ginger bread and mulled wine, handicraft and an festive atmosphere put you in the mood for Christmas when strolling around Darmstadt's Christmas Market.


Tuesdays and Wednesdays offer special programmme for children with music and interactive quiz. The school choir "Schulspatzen" traditionally performs on Tuesdays, 26.11.

Special about Darmstadt's Christmas Market are the stalls of Darmstadt's many twin cities. Handicraft e.g from Liepaja (Latvia) or culinary specialities like Hungarian Lángos or wine and cheese from Swiss Saanen are awaited eagerly by Darmstädter and visitors every year.

On Friday, 29. November, the shops of the city centre will be open until 10 pm for the late-night shopping "Fire & Ice".

Opening hours of the Christmas market:
Monday to thursday 10.30 am - 9 pm
Friday and Saturday 10.30 am - 10 pm
Sunday 11.30 am - 9 pm

On Friday, 29.11., for the event "Fire & Ice", the Christmas Market is open until 11 pm.

On Monday, 23.12., the Christmas Market is open until 10 pm.

Christmas Package

©Rüdiger Dunker

Enjoy winterly Darmstadt and its Christmas Market!


  • 1 night for 2 persons in a double room including breakfest
  • City tour "Darmstadt in Advent" (Saturday 5 pm) incl. a mulled wine
  • Darmstadt-Card: free use of public transport for 2 days (fare zone 40) and additional discounts in culture and leisure facilities
  • Darmstadt Welcome Present


from 137.00 Euros per arrangement in a double room
from 104.00 Euros per arrangement in a single room


Prices valid on all advent weekends, from Saturday to Sunday.

Christmas time in Darmstadt 2018

©Darmstadt Marketing/Rüdiger Dunker

Programme of Darmstadt's Christmas Market

Click here for an overview of the Christmas time programme in Darmstadt. Starting from 20. November, all dates and events are also listed in the Darmstadt App.

City Map Christmas Market

Christmas Market on Facebook

Find daily news to events around the Christmas Market on Facebook.

Partner of the Christmas Market

Advents-Ticket of DADINA

Our tip for public transport on Saturdays in Advent: The Advents-Ticket of DADINA.

On Saturdays in advent, the day ticket for adults for public transport becomes a group day ticket for up to five persons. Valid in fare zones 39, 40 and 41.



Darmstadt Card

The Darmstadt Card is available as a one-and two-day ticket, it includes the use of all public transport in the city area (fare zone 40) and discounts to numerous cultural facilities.