Christmas Market 2018

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

 

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

 

Heiligs Blechle: Foodtruck Christmas Market at the City Carree

Opening hours:
Sunday to Thursday 3 pm - 9 pm
Friday and Saturday 12 pm - 10 pm

Datterich-Express: City tour in historic tram

11.12.18 15:30

Enjoy the ride on board the nostalgic tram through the festively decorated Darmstadt. Hot mulled wine and Christmas treats are served. Soft drinks are also available. Tickets (including food and drinks): Adults € 16, children € 14.50, for sale in the customer centre of the HEAG at Luisenplatz.

"Monstersingen" with Kruschel

11.12.18 17:00 - 18:00

Programme for kids: The "Kruschel"-monster is visiting the Christmas Market.

Datterich-Express: City tour in historic tram

11.12.18 17:30

Enjoy the ride on board the nostalgic tram through the festively decorated Darmstadt. Hot mulled wine and Christmas treats are served. Soft drinks are also available. Tickets (including food and drinks): Adults € 16, children € 14.50, for sale in the customer centre of the HEAG at Luisenplatz.

"Heiligs Blechle" - laut und leise: Aaden

11.12.18 18:00

Clever and introverted pop music from Mainz. Aaden is the project of the songwriter Patrick Beiling.

Kids choir of the Elly-Heuss-Knapp-Schule

11.12.18 18:00 - 18:30

The kids choir of the Elly-Heuss-Knapp-Schule, the "Schulspatzen" (school sparrows), sing Christmas songs on the stage on the Christmas Market.

Datterich-Express: City tour in historic tram

11.12.18 19:30

Enjoy the ride on board the nostalgic tram through the festively decorated Darmstadt. Hot mulled wine and Christmas treats are served. Soft drinks are also available. Tickets (including food and drinks): Adults € 16, children € 14.50, for sale in the customer centre of the HEAG at Luisenplatz.

Christmas quiz for kids

12.12.18 17:00 - 17:45

Christmas quiz for kids

„Heiligs Blechle“ - Queerer Mittwoch: The PianaMaS

12.12.18 18:00

This six-headed group will surprise us with cover hits from Rock to Reggae and even more.

Aurora DeMeehl beim Salm im Weihnachtsstadl

12.12.18 19:00 - 20:00

Aurora DeMeehl hits the stage as the wife of Santa Claus promising a great atmosphere and a happy chitchat.

Silent night? No way!

Datterich-Express: City tour in historic tram

13.12.18 15:30

Enjoy the ride on board the nostalgic tram through the festively decorated Darmstadt. Hot mulled wine and Christmas treats are served. Soft drinks are also available. Tickets (including food and drinks): Adults € 16, children € 14.50, for sale in the customer centre of the HEAG at Luisenplatz.

Datterich-Express: City tour in historic tram

13.12.18 17:30

Enjoy the ride on board the nostalgic tram through the festively decorated Darmstadt. Hot mulled wine and Christmas treats are served. Soft drinks are also available. Tickets (including food and drinks): Adults € 16, children € 14.50, for sale in the customer centre of the HEAG at Luisenplatz.

"Heiligs Blechle" - Glühschoppe: DJs Daniele Iezzi & David Broghammer

13.12.18 18:00

This two DJs will heat up the Foodtruck market with their magnificent Baleric, Boogie, Disco and Soul Beats.

Original "Stadl-Musik" from Tirol

13.12.18 18:00 - 21:00

Concert with original austrian music. Feel free to sing along, sway to the music or just listen to the melodies.

 

Datterich-Express: City tour in historic tram

13.12.18 19:30

Enjoy the ride on board the nostalgic tram through the festively decorated Darmstadt. Hot mulled wine and Christmas treats are served. Soft drinks are also available. Tickets (including food and drinks): Adults € 16, children € 14.50, for sale in the customer centre of the HEAG at Luisenplatz.

"Heiligs Blechle" - Dan Dietrich

14.12.18 18:00

Not only Rock and Blues also Folk and Soul are middlepoint of the performance. An absolutely must have for real friends of handmade music.

Peter Lorenz

14.12.18 18:00 - 21:00

Peter Lorenz is playing at the "Glühweinkiste" on Luisenplatz.

Vielbunter Freitag

14.12.18 18:00 - 21:00

"Vielbunter Freitag" of Darmstadt's queer community.

"The PianaMaS" start with a cover-mix concert of rock, pop, hiphop and reggae. Aurora DeMeehl and Rosa Opossum follow at 6pm and will certainly entertain you. Romy Politzki, Loopop artist from Passau, will also hit the stage and play some songs.

Advent concert at Church St. Ludwig Darmstadt

14.12.18 19:00 - 20:00

„…dem Morgen entgegen, sternwärts, weltwärts…“

Literatur und Orgelsoirée

Jorin Sandau, Orgel

Elisabeth Prügger-Schnizer, Texte

Eintritt frei, Spenden erbeten

Oldtimer-Tour with historic tram "Linie 24"

15.12.18 10:00 - 17:00

On all four Advent Saturdays families can make classic tram tours through Darmstadt's city centre. The round trips take place between 10 am and 5 pm, take 60 minutes and can be interrupted at the intermediate stops. Children from the age of 6 may travel without an adult companion, care and entertainment on board are provided. Tickets are available in the vehicle. Costs: adults 4,50 €, children (4 - 14 years) 2,50 €, families (2 adults with max 3 children) 9,00 €.

Orgelmatinée zum Advent

15.12.18 11:30 - 12:00

Organ concert at the Stadtkirche Darmstadt. Free entry.

Eberstädter Weihnachtsmarkt

15.12.18 15:00 - 20:00

Traditional Christmas Market in Darmstadt's district Eberstadt.

„Heiligs Blechle“ - Weihnachts-Klänge vom Carree-Balkon

15.12.18 16:00

Every Saturday from 4 pm, the brass band of TSV Braunshardt will give a concert on the balcony in the City Carree.

 

Darmstädter Blecho

15.12.18 17:00 - 18:30

The ensemble "Darmstädter Blecho" - five saxophone players - are playing international Christmas songs.

"Heiligs Blechle" - Blood Money

15.12.18 18:00

The 5-headed-band Blood Money will represent all the important facts around the life of the legend Tom Waits. Especially the smokey voice stands in the middle of the performance.

Hubertus von Garnier

16.12.18 15:00 - 18:00

Hubertus von Garnier is playing at the "Glühweinkiste" on Luisenplatz.

Eberstädter Weihnachtsmarkt

16.12.18 15:00 - 20:00

Traditional Christmas Market in Darmstadt's district Eberstadt.

„Darmstadts Stimmen zum Klingen bringen“ – Carol singing with Tobi Vorwerk

16.12.18 16:00 - 16:30

Tobi Vorwerk is singing international Christmas songs and looks forward to everyone singing along.

Advent concert at Church St. Ludwig Darmstadt

16.12.18 16:30 - 17:30

„Wir sagen euch an den lieben Advent!“

Offenes Singen im Advent

Chöre der Akademie für Tonkunst

Chöre an St. Ludwig

Claudia Nicolai und Jorin Sandau, Leitung

Eintritt frei, Spenden erbeten

"Friends of Gospel"

16.12.18 16:30 - 18.00

Concert of the gospel and jazz ensemble from Griesheim.

"Heiligs Blechle" - Well Done Boys

16.12.18 18:00

This four band members are coming from completely different kinds of music. With a smokey flair they try to get back to their roots.

Jagdhornbläserkorps des Jagdclub Darmstadt e.V.

17.12.18 19:00 - 20:00

The Jagdhornbläserkorps des Jagdclub Darmstadt e.V. are playing with their 16 hunting horns. Something truly special.

Datterich-Express: City tour in historic tram

18.12.18 15:30

Enjoy the ride on board the nostalgic tram through the festively decorated Darmstadt. Hot mulled wine and Christmas treats are served. Soft drinks are also available. Tickets (including food and drinks): Adults € 16, children € 14.50, for sale in the customer centre of the HEAG at Luisenplatz.

"Monstersingen" with Kruschel

18.12.18 17:00 - 18:00

Programme for kids: The "Kruschel"-monster is visiting the Christmas Market.

Datterich-Express: City tour in historic tram

18.12.18 17:30

Enjoy the ride on board the nostalgic tram through the festively decorated Darmstadt. Hot mulled wine and Christmas treats are served. Soft drinks are also available. Tickets (including food and drinks): Adults € 16, children € 14.50, for sale in the customer centre of the HEAG at Luisenplatz.

Student brass band Goddelau

18.12.18 18:00 - 19:00

The students brass band of the Musikverein Goddelau is playing under the direction of Thomas Grimm.

Datterich-Express: City tour in historic tram

18.12.18 19:30

Enjoy the ride on board the nostalgic tram through the festively decorated Darmstadt. Hot mulled wine and Christmas treats are served. Soft drinks are also available. Tickets (including food and drinks): Adults € 16, children € 14.50, for sale in the customer centre of the HEAG at Luisenplatz.

Datterich-Express: City tour in historic tram

19.12.18 15:30

Enjoy the ride on board the nostalgic tram through the festively decorated Darmstadt. Hot mulled wine and Christmas treats are served. Soft drinks are also available. Tickets (including food and drinks): Adults € 16, children € 14.50, for sale in the customer centre of the HEAG at Luisenplatz.

Datterich-Express: City tour in historic tram

19.12.18 17:30

Enjoy the ride on board the nostalgic tram through the festively decorated Darmstadt. Hot mulled wine and Christmas treats are served. Soft drinks are also available. Tickets (including food and drinks): Adults € 16, children € 14.50, for sale in the customer centre of the HEAG at Luisenplatz.

„Heiligs Blechle“ - Queerer Mittwoch: Janice Reinhardt

19.12.18 18:00

The first act of the evening in front of the "Centralstation". A full packed package of cover songs and self created songs.

Youth brass band Büttelborn

19.12.18 18:00 - 19:00

Concert of the youth brass band Büttelborn, under the direction of Viktoria Kleine.

„Heiligs Blechle“ - Queerer Mittwoch: Beate Leisner

19.12.18 19:00

A concert with a voice you won`t forget so fast. From Folk, Pop, Soul until Latin you will be impressed.

Datterich-Express: City tour in historic tram

19.12.18 19:30

Enjoy the ride on board the nostalgic tram through the festively decorated Darmstadt. Hot mulled wine and Christmas treats are served. Soft drinks are also available. Tickets (including food and drinks): Adults € 16, children € 14.50, for sale in the customer centre of the HEAG at Luisenplatz.

Datterich-Express: City tour in historic tram

20.12.18 15:30

Enjoy the ride on board the nostalgic tram through the festively decorated Darmstadt. Hot mulled wine and Christmas treats are served. Soft drinks are also available. Tickets (including food and drinks): Adults € 16, children € 14.50, for sale in the customer centre of the HEAG at Luisenplatz.

Datterich-Express: City tour in historic tram

20.12.18 17:30

Enjoy the ride on board the nostalgic tram through the festively decorated Darmstadt. Hot mulled wine and Christmas treats are served. Soft drinks are also available. Tickets (including food and drinks): Adults € 16, children € 14.50, for sale in the customer centre of the HEAG at Luisenplatz.

"Heiligs Blechle" - Glühschoppe: DJ Kemal

20.12.18 18:00

A amazing DJ with a mixture of stuff from the late 1980s til today.

Original "Stadl-Musik" from Tirol

20.12.18 18:00 - 21:00

Concert with original austrian music. Feel free to sing along, sway to the music or just listen to the melodies.

Datterich-Express: City tour in historic tram

20.12.18 19:30

Enjoy the ride on board the nostalgic tram through the festively decorated Darmstadt. Hot mulled wine and Christmas treats are served. Soft drinks are also available. Tickets (including food and drinks): Adults € 16, children € 14.50, for sale in the customer centre of the HEAG at Luisenplatz.

Christmas quiz & Tobi Vorwerk

21.12.18 17:30 - 18:30

Christmas quiz; afterwards Tobi Vorwerk is singing Christmas carols

DJ Ralf Jünger and Afterwork-Chillout with his project in front of the "Weißer Turm".

21.12.18 18:00 - 21:00

DJ Ralf Jünger and Afterwork-Chillout with his project in front of the "Weißer Turm".

"Heiligs Blechle" - Ostückenberg

21.12.18 18:00

With his own band, this guitarist definitely finds the right way to mix Jazz with his own authentic interpretation of Rap.

Hanne Kah

21.12.18 19:00 - 21:00

Singer-songwriter Hanne Kah finishes off the last Friday of the Christmas Market.

Oldtimer-Tour with historic tram "Linie 24"

22.12.18 10:00 - 17:00

On all four Advent Saturdays families can make classic tram tours through Darmstadt's city centre. The round trips take place between 10 am and 5 pm, take 60 minutes and can be interrupted at the intermediate stops. Children from the age of 6 may travel without an adult companion, care and entertainment on board are provided. Tickets are available in the vehicle. Costs: adults 4,50 €, children (4 - 14 years) 2,50 €, families (2 adults with max 3 children) 9,00 €.

Orgelmatinée zum Advent

22.12.18 11:30 - 12:00

Organ concert at the Stadtkirche Darmstadt. Free entry.

Eberstädter Weihnachtsmarkt

22.12.18 15:00 - 20:00

Traditional Christmas Market in Darmstadt's district Eberstadt.

J. S. Bach: Weihnachtsoratorium

22.12.18 17:00 - 19:00

Christmas concert of J.S. Bach`s songs at the Stadtkirche Darmstadt on 22nd December 2018.

EUMETSAT Jazz

22.12.18 17:00 - 18:00

The EUMETSAT Jazz Ensemble is playing on the Christmas Market.

"Heiligs Blechle" - One Take Toni

22.12.18 18:00

His hit "Hier und Jetzt" shows his real character. A happy and creative man who absolutely lives in the present and takes things by the roots.

Peter Lorenz

22.12.18 18:00 - 21:00

Peter Lorenz is playing at the "Glühweinkiste" on Luisenplatz.

„The 12 Tenors“, concert at darmstadtium

22.12.18 20:00

Concert of "The 12 Tenors" at darmstadtium. The "12 Tenors" are accompanied by a live band and an elaborately staged light show.

Eberstädter Weihnachtsmarkt

23.12.18 15:00 - 20:00

Traditional Christmas Market in Darmstadt's district Eberstadt.

11. Jubiläums-Weihnachts-Livekonzert mit Toni & Mimo

23.12.18 17:00 - 22:00

11th anniversary concert with Toni & Mimo at the stage in front of the "Weißer Turm". Free entry.

"Heiligs Blechle" - Last Glühschoppe mit DJ Yunus

23.12.18 18:00 - 22:00

The last "Glühschoppe" on the Foodtruck-Market in the City Carree; with DJ Yunus.

Frank Bülow

23.12.18 19:00 - 21:00

Frank Bülow and his friends get you in mood for Christmas.

Musik & Worte zur Christnacht

24.12.18 23:00 - 24:00

Christmas oratorium with the music from J.S. Bach.

Festliches Weihnachtskonzert mit G.F. Händels Oratorium Athalia

26.12.18 17:00

Christmas concert in the "Pauluskirche".

„Night of the Musicals“, musical at darmstadtium

27.12.18 20:00

Timeless classics of the musical history and hits from current successful productions are presented in "The Night of the Musicals".

Kranichsteiner Modellbahntage

28.12.18 10:00 - 16:00

Come and visit the Train Museum in Darmstadt-Kranichstein after the holidays. Shown are various model railway layouts and exhibitions.

 

Adults: 7€

Children (4-14y.): 3.50€

„Cinderella - the musical ", musical at darmstadtium

28.12.18 16:00

The well known fairy tale "Cinderella" as musical with rousing pop songs, wonderful costumes and convincing performers.

Kranichsteiner Modellbahntage

29.12.18 10:00 - 16:00

Come and visit the Train Museum in Darmstadt-Kranichstein after the holidays. Shown are various model railway layouts and exhibitions.

 

Adults: 7€

Children (4-14y.): 3.50€

"Swan Lake - The Russian National Ballet from Moscow", Ballet at darmstadtium

29.12.18 20:00

The most popular ballet classic of all time in a breathtaking performance. A fairy-tale plot, an opulent equipment, breathtaking dances - and the immortal music of Peter I. Tchaikovsky.

„Night of the Dance“, dance show at darmstadtium

30.12.18 19:00

The "Night of the Dance" presents South American passion paired with Irish temperament. This dance show combines stunning choreography, traditional Irish tap dancing and progressive dance elements.

Silvester in der Innenstadtkirche St. Ludwig Darmstadt

31.12.18 22:00 - 23:00

Feux d'Artifice

A french organ firework ends the year 2018.

Organ: Jorin Sandau

Free entry. Donations welcome.

Christmas Package

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 EUR 145.00 per room.

 

Booking on request up to 8 days before arrival and according to availability. Prices valid on all advent weekends, from Saturday to Sunday.

Booking contact:  T: +49 (0) 6151 - 1345-11, tcb@noSpamdarmstadt.de

Christmas time in Darmstadt 2018

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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

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