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

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What Our Community is Saying

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BySuzanne Hull May 20, 2022

Creative Choice Solutions | 2022 Platinum Sponsor

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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...

BySuzanne Hull May 11, 2022

Three In One Artworks | #CDM2022 Vendor

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BySuzanne Hull May 6, 2022

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Our Sponsors

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