Principal Park
1 Line Drive
Des Moines, IA 50309
2022 Dates

December 1: 5pm - 9pm
December 2: 11am - 9pm
December 3: 11am - 9pm
December 4: 11am - 5pm

Why Visit Christkindlmarket Des Moines?

Service description


Learn about European culture through this 700 year old holiday tradition!


Enjoy bratwurst, candied nuts and authentic German foods.

Kid (and Pet) - Friendly

Visit the KinderKorner where your kids can hear stories, sing songs, and participate in other cultural activities.


Select from old-world, artisinal, hand-crafted products representing various European cultures.


Nowhere in our State will you experience such a diverse artistic offering on our entertainment stage.


Christmas markets aren't the same without warm, mulled-wine enjoyed out of a commemorative, keepsake mug!

Sponsor and Vendor Opportunities

Click on one of the links below to learn more about the sponsor and vendor opportunities

What Our Community is Saying

Our Latest Blog Posts

BySuzanne Hull Jun 2, 2022

Siegwerk USA | 2022 Weihnachtswald Sponsor

We’re pleased to welcome Siegwerk USA as the Weihnachtswald Sponsor of Christkindlmarket Des Moines 2022. Siegwerk was founded in Sieg...

BySuzanne Hull Jun 1, 2022

Duke Rentals | 2022 Platinum Sponsor

We’re pleased to have Duke Rentals as a member of our team as a Platinum Sponsor. Headquartered in Southwest Iowa, Duke Rentals is locall...

BySuzanne Hull May 20, 2022

Creative Choice Solutions | 2022 Platinum Sponsor

We’re pleased to have Choice Creative Solutions as a member of our team as a Platinum Sponsor. Choice Creative Solutions is the brainchil...

BySuzanne Hull May 18, 2022

Christkindlmarket DSM Mug Unveiling and Open House

Be one of the first to view Christkindlmarket Des Moines’ 2022 Glühwein mug design at Jasper Winery on Monday, June 13 from 5 - 7pm. The mug...

Our Sponsors

Many thanks to our sponsors for their support of Christkindlmarket Des Moines. Be sure to visit their websites to learn more.