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 Feb 24, 2021

Centennial Warehousing Corporation | In-Kind Sponsor for 2021

Centennial Warehousing Corporation has graciously agreed to continue to donate storage space for our wooden vendor stalls.As a non-profi...

BySuzanne Hull Feb 19, 2021

Green State Credit Union | Annual Hut Sponsor

We're pleased to welcome GreenState Credit Union as an Annual Hut Sponsor of Christkindlmarket Des Moines 2021.Organized in 1938, GreenState...

BySuzanne Hull Dec 6, 2020

CDM Online Popup Store

ALL FOOD MUST GO! 50% OFF ALL FOOD! The CDM Online Popup Store will be open Jan. 1 - Jan. 6 at midnight. If you weren't able to p...

BySuzanne Hull Nov 14, 2020

Christmas Cracker: #CDMCurbside FREE KinderKorner Craft Kits sponsored by MidAmerican Energy Company

Christmas crackers are a traditional favorite in the United Kingdom. Tom Smith, a London sweet maker, came up with the idea after visiting P...

Our Sponsors

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