Principal Park
1 Line Drive
Des Moines, IA 50309
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2023 Dates

November 30: 5pm - 9pm
December 1: 11am - 9pm
December 2: 11am - 9pm
December 3: 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 Mar 21, 2023

Edward Jones – Ryan Kent, CFP® | 2023 Hut Sponsor

Many thanks to Edward Jones – Ryan Kent, CFP®for his support of Christkindlmarket Des Moines 2022. Learn more about Ryan: I believe in tr...

BySuzanne Hull Mar 14, 2023

EMC Insurance Companies | 2023 Silver Sponsor

We’re excited to announce EMC Insurance Companies’ support of Christkindlmarket Des Moines 2023. EMC Insurance Companies is dedicated...

BySuzanne Hull Mar 6, 2023

Christkindlmarket Des Moines Nonprofit Partnership Program (NPP)

Are you looking for a fundraiser for your non-profit? Join us as one of our nonprofit partners at Christkindlmarket Des Moines this year! ...

BySuzanne Hull Feb 12, 2023

2023 Call For Vendors

Iowa European Cultural Connection invites you to become a vendor at the 8th Annual Christkindlmarket Des Moines taking place November 30 - D...

Our Sponsors

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