Principal Park
1 Line Drive
Des Moines, IA 50309

December 2: 5pm - 9pm
December 3: 11am - 9pm
December 4: 11am - 9pm
December 5: 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 Oct 21, 2021

Yuletide Hall Entertainment

Thursday, December 2, 2021 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Barefoot Becky & the Ivanhoe Dutchmen are based out of Mt Vernon, IA and have been perf...

BySuzanne Hull Oct 20, 2021

Online Pre-sale for Christkindlmarket Des Moines

An der Weihnachtsecke (our store at Christkindlmarket Des Moines) is hosting an online pre-sale event. Items available during the pre-sale ca...

BySuzanne Hull Oct 13, 2021

What is Feuerzangenbowle?

We enjoy bringing European culture to Christkindlmarket Des Moines! We're featuring a Feuerzangenbowle mug in An der Weihnachtsecke (Chr...

BySuzanne Hull Oct 7, 2021

Siegwerk USA | Stage Naming Rights Sponsor

We’re pleased to welcome Siegwerk USA as the Stage Sponsor of Christkindlmarket Des Moines 2021. Siegwerk was founded in Siegburg, Ger...

Our Sponsors

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