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"The lie resembles a ball of snow, the longer it is rolled forth, the bigger it will become."

Martin Luther

Christmas Markets in LutherCountry

Christmas Market in Magdeburg

Nov 25 2019 - Dec 30 2019

Magdeburg

The Christmas market in Magdeburg offers its visitors an especially exciting blend of romantic scenery, fabulous winter fun, medieval ambience, and festive evening celebrations. This popular historic Christmas market is a fairytale world come to life, complete with an ice rink and copious amounts of Magdeburg’s delicious mulled wine!

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Christmas Market in Erfurt

Nov 26 2019 - Dec 22 2019

Erfurt

Although Erfurt's Christmas Market spreads throughout the old town, the focus is on the vast Cathedral Square. The 200 market booths sell everything from Thuringian bratwurst (Germany's favorite grilled sausage) and Christmas cookies to handmade toys or traditional, handmade Christmas decorations.

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Christmas and Winter Market in Weimar

Nov 26 2019 - Jan 05 2020

Weimar

Local artists display their work every first Advent and offer unique Christmas gifts. One highlight of this Christmas market is the Christmas tree. It was in Weimar in 1815, that the first Christmas tree was publicly displayed in Germany. This custom became widely popular and many towns adopted it. Of course, this tradition can still be seen in Weimar, and every year, a Christmas tree is set up to cheer the visitors. After Christmas Eve the magic isn’t over. Till January the Christmas Market turns into a Winter Market.

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Christmas and Winter Market in Halle (Saale)

Nov 26 2019 - Dec 23 2019

Halle (Saale)

The Christmas market in Halle (Saale) is one you shouldn’t miss! Gaze upon the town’s famous “Advent Candle”, i.e. the illuminated Red Tower of the Market Church. Here, visitors can savor delicious regional dishes from all around Europe. After first indulging in a bit of mulled wine, eggnog or hot chocolate, guests can purchase one of the reindeer collection mugs as a special keepsake.

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Christmas Market in Lutherstadt Wittenberg

Nov 26 2019 - Dec 30 2019

Lutherstadt Wittenberg

In the market square, a statue of Luther looks out across the Christmas market, with its stalls decorated with pine boughs, lights and Christmas ornaments. In the air is the scent of mulled wine and roasted almonds. Across the square is St. Mary’s Church, where Luther preached.

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Christmas Markets in LutherCountry

Nov 29 2019 - Dec 23 2019

Throughout LutherCountry

Every year from late November to December, LutherCountry transforms into a Winter Wonderland with various Christmas markets. Traditional food and drinks, local crafts, music and entertainment make it possible to celebrate Christmas the way Martin Luther did 500 years ago!

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Advent in the Courtyards

Nov 30 2019 - Dec 01 2019

Quedlinburg

On three Advent weekends, over twenty of the most beautiful inner courtyards display what is otherwise hidden behind their closed doors. In these intimate, historical settings, rarities and small treasures can be found and enjoyed by all.

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Christmas Market at Wartburg Castle

Nov 30 2019 - Dec 01 2019

Wartburg Castle Eisenach

Wartburg Castle is where Martin Luther, the Protestant Reformer, changed history, when he translated the New Testament into German. And this UNESCO World Heritage Site just outside Eisenach is still a massively impressive fortress. At the weekends in Advent, however, a Historic Christmas Market transforms the castle, with artists and street performers, craftsmen and knights. Meet candle makers and barrel makers, rope makers and lantern makers, minstrels and puppeteers.

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Lauscha Christmas Baubles Market

Nov 30 2019 - Dec 01 2019

Lauscha

On two Advent weekends, visitors to the Original Lauscha Christmas Baubles Market can stroll past stands adorned with delicate decorations and watch artisans as they create brilliant works of art at Lauscha's Museum of Glass Art. Lauscha is the village where the first glass Christmas tree ornament was produced about 160 years ago.

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Advent in the Courtyards

Dec 07 2019 - Dec 08 2019

Quedlinburg

On three Advent weekends, over twenty of the most beautiful inner courtyards display what is otherwise hidden behind their closed doors. In these intimate, historical settings, rarities and small treasures can be found and enjoyed by all.

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Christmas Market at Wartburg Castle

Dec 07 2019 - Dec 08 2019

Wartburg Castle Eisenach

Wartburg Castle is where Martin Luther, the Protestant Reformer, changed history, when he translated the New Testament into German. And this UNESCO World Heritage Site just outside Eisenach is still a massively impressive fortress. At the weekends in Advent, however, a Historic Christmas Market transforms the castle, with artists and street performers, craftsmen and knights. Meet candle makers and barrel makers, rope makers and lantern makers, minstrels and puppeteers.

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Lauscha Christmas Baubles Market

Dec 07 2019 - Dec 08 2019

Lauscha

On two Advent weekends, visitors to the Original Lauscha Christmas Baubles Market can stroll past stands adorned with delicate decorations and watch artisans as they create brilliant works of art at Lauscha's Museum of Glass Art. Lauscha is the village where the first glass Christmas tree ornament was produced about 160 years ago.

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Christmas Market at Mansfeld Castle

Dec 07 2019 - Dec 08 2019

Mansfeld-Lutherstadt

Medieval Christmas Market at Mansfeld Castle.

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Advent in the Courtyards

Dec 14 2019 - Dec 15 2019

Quedlinburg

On three Advent weekends, over twenty of the most beautiful inner courtyards display what is otherwise hidden behind their closed doors. In these intimate, historical settings, rarities and small treasures can be found and enjoyed by all.

For further information, please click here.

Christmas Market at Wartburg Castle

Dec 14 2019 - Dec 15 2019

Wartburg Castle Eisenach

Wartburg Castle is where Martin Luther, the Protestant Reformer, changed history, when he translated the New Testament into German. And this UNESCO World Heritage Site just outside Eisenach is still a massively impressive fortress. At the weekends in Advent, however, a Historic Christmas Market transforms the castle, with artists and street performers, craftsmen and knights. Meet candle makers and barrel makers, rope makers and lantern makers, minstrels and puppeteers.

For further information, please click here.

Christmas Markets in LutherCountry

Nov 29 2020 - Dec 23 2020

Throughout LutherCountry

Every year from late November to December, LutherCountry transforms into a Winter Wonderland with various Christmas markets. Traditional food and drinks, local crafts, music and entertainment make it possible to celebrate Christmas the way Martin Luther did 500 years ago!

For further information, please click here.