Location

Principal Park
Des Moines, Iowa

Dates

December 3, 2020: 5pm - 9pm
December 4, 2020: 11am - 9pm
December 5, 2020: 11am - 9pm
December 6, 2020: 11am - 5pm

Why Visit Christkindlmarket Des Moines?

Culture

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

Food

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.

Shopping

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

Entertainment

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

Glühwein

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 6 May,2020

Virtual Christkindlmarket DSM 2020 Mug Unveiling

Be one of the first to view Christkindlmarket Des Moines’ 2020 5th anniversary Glühwein mug design during our virtual mug unveiling via Zoom

BySuzanne Hull 15 Apr,2020

NB Golf Cars | Bronze Sponsor

Cheers to NB Golf Cars for donating the use of one of their vehicles to help us move materials and product around Principal Park during Christki

BySuzanne Hull 20 Mar,2020

Lamberti, Gocke & Luetje, P.C. | Silver Sponsor

Many thanks to the Lamberti, Gocke & Luetje, P.C. law firm in Ankeny for their support of Christkindlmarket Des Moines 2020.  LGL valu

BySuzanne Hull 12 Mar,2020

Qs & Brews Trivia Night at 515 Brewing Company

Do you know it all? Do you like beer? Are you interested in supporting a good cause? If you answered yes to any of these questions, the

Our Sponsors

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