The Leipzig Christmas Market is one of the largest markets holiday-spirited markets in Germany. The month-long market is set in the scenic historical center of Leipzig which only adds
The Leipzig Christmas Market is one of the largest markets holiday-spirited markets in Germany. The month-long market is set in the scenic historical center of Leipzig which only adds to the festive atmosphere.
The story says the market has been held in Leipzig since the year 1458. Because the market is set in the photogenic historical center of Leipzig you can imagine how it would look hundreds of years ago. History does not only stay in our minds and imagination. The famous 100-year-old Carousel at the market will literally take you back in the past.
There are six areas with more than 250 stalls where you can find anything from local food to handicrafts and antiques. All six areas have their own theme and appeal. For example, at the Naschmarkt behind the Town Hall, you can find handicrafts. The handicrafts are made with old techniques and craftsmanship which can only be inherited.
The Finnish Village is a world of wonders where adults and children alike will amazed. Let your imagination run and let your mind wander off to sages and legends at the Fairy Tale Forest.
Read more about the Leipzig Christmas Market to learn more about the program. There are plenty of other interesting Christmas markets and events in Germany you can read about. And while you are in Germany we recommend you to visit the sparkling city of Berlin as well. Berlin is a great family destination. Check out more events here.
November 23 (Tuesday) - December 23 (Thursday)
Thomaskirchhof 18, 04109 Leipzig, Germany