The Christmas market in Münster (22 November to 23 December) is one of the best-known and most popular Christmas markets in Germany. The radiant old town, the scent of almonds and mulled wine and festive music enchant Münster during Advent. Here you can feel the Christmas anticipation with your hands.
The Prinzipalmark, the centre of the city, shines in golden splendour - surely one of the most beautiful motifs a Christmas market can offer. But Münster has no less than 6 Christmas markets, all of which you can easily reach within a few minutes' walk. Take some time - and Münster's Christmas market will be an unforgettable experience.
The 2G rule applies when visiting the Christmas markets in Münster.
The small Christmas village at the Kiepenkerl monument radiates contemplation and is a good end to a stroll through the Christmas markets in Münster. The quaint stalls offer handicrafts and Christmas gift ideas. The "Kiepenkerl" Christmas market is known for its good culinary offerings.
In the heart of the city, at the foot of the Lamberti Church, the next Christmas market already awaits you. The arched houses around the Lamberti Church form a particularly atmospheric backdrop for the Christmas market. The Christmas houses stand close together and, together with the lighting, create a particularly cosy atmosphere. It is not for nothing that the Christmas market is also known as the"market of lights". open until 22.12.
Well sheltered in the town hall courtyard, the Christmas market awaits its guests. The brightly lit sky makes the atmosphere even more festive. The selection of handicrafts, gift ideas and small delicacies is huge in the inner courtyard of the town hall. With 120 stalls, the Christmas market is not only the largest, but also the oldest Christmas market in the city.
The wooden pyramid at the Christmas market on the Aegidii market is a proud 6 metres high. Here, too, Münster shows its pre-Christmas side. The market stalls are brightly lit, while the surrounding buildings spread a picturesque glow. No one can pass by the many delicacies at the Aegidii Market anyway.
The Giebelhüsskesmarkt may be the youngest Christmas market in Münster, but it is certainly not inferior to the other Christmas markets in terms of glittering lights, culinary temptation and romantic Advent atmosphere. In front of the walls of the Überwasserkirche, the Giebelhüüskesmarkt is a popular starting or ending point for a short "Christmas walk" through Münster. open until 22.12.
The X-MS Christmas market is located directly on Harsewinkelplatz. Under the motto "From Münster for Münster", the focus is on regional and sustainable offerings. From arts and crafts to gastronomy, you'll only find vendors with a Münsterland connection. During the Advent season, the Christmas market changes its face with ever-changing Christmas huts.