Christmas markets in Düsseldorf

Visit Düsseldorf this Christmas

Tradition, culture, and the most magical environment, there are several highlights to be experienced in this city. Located on the banks of the Rhine, Düsseldorf becomes a huge Christmas Market in different parts of the city full of typical products and crafts, Christmas decorations, and attractions for everybody. Don’t miss skating on the large ice rinks at Jan-Wellem Platz next to the Hofgarten. And you can also enjoy beautiful views over the city and the Rhine from the “Wheel of Vision”, a big wheel with 42 heated gondolas located centrally at Burgplatz. Kids will love the fairytale market with roundabouts, wooden stalls, and Christmas trees.

Altstadt-Markt and Engelchen-Markt 

The capital of North Rhine-Westphalia hosts a Christmas Market consisting of different themed markets that strung together. More than 200 wooden stalls located in different parts of the city. One of them is the Marktplatz in the most important square in the historic centre overlooking the Renaissance-style town hall. A wide range of stalls with numerous craftspeople such as glassblowers, cabinet makers and ironworkers. The magical Engelchenmarkt is also known as the Angels’ Market because of its unique decoration. This Christmas market in Düsseldorf is located in Heinrich-Heine-Platz, and a mandatory stop to recharge your batteries with typical German cuisine or to savour a glass of spicy wine in the mulled-wine pyramid.

Sternchenmarkt, the little-star market

The brightness and jingle of glass stars create a magical Christmas atmosphere at the Sternchenmarkt market, also known as the little-star market, in Stadtbrückchen. In the courtyard of the historic Wilhelm-Marx-Haus, the lights float above visitors to create a unique winter ambience while the little ones climb aboard the magic roundabout. The stalls in this unique Christmas market in Düsseldorf offer Christmas decorations, gifts and food and drinks that are typical at this time of year. A great place for fun is the ice rink at the Plaza Gustaf-Gründgens market, before enjoying a cup of hot chocolate. If you prefer Christmas shopping, the Königsallee shopping district is full of stores and very crowded at Christmas.