Christmas Markets in Frankfurt

It’s Glühwein time! Enjoy Christmas decorations, beautiful Christmas trees, delicious local specialties, warming mulled wine and festive atmosphere with family and friends. Here is a roundup of the best Christmas markets 2019 you should visit in Frankfurt:

1.Frankfurter Weihnachtsmarkt

Why: Frankfurt’s Christmas market is not only the oldest (1393) but also one of the prettiest and largest in Germany. It attracts millions of visitors every year from all over the world. Over 200 festive stalls are set out on Römerberg square, Paulsplatz and Main Riverbank.

Highlight: Christmas tree on the Römerberg square. This year tree is 32 meters tall and approximately 80 years old, this proud spruce grew up in the wildlife park of Bad Orb and was named Peter of Orb. The lighting ceremony usually takes place on the first day of the Frankfurt Christmas Market.

Where: Hauptwache, Römerberg, Main Riverbank, Frankfurt am Main

When: 25 November – 22 December 2019

Christmas Market in Frankfurt, photo:

2.Rosa Christmas Market Frankfurt

Why: Christmas market is better in pink: pink Christmas trees, pink lights, pink decorations and stalls.

Where: Friedrich-Stoltze-Platz, Frankfurt am Main

When: 25 November – 22 December 2019

Rosa Christmas Market Frankfurt in Frankfurt

3.CityXmas Market

Why: Rooftop Chrismas Market with amazing view to the Frankfurt skyline. One of the highest Christmas Markets in Germany.

Where: Carl-Theodor-Reiffenstein Platz 5, Frankfurt am Main (Parkhaus Kosntablerwache).

When: November- December 2019 (please check the current opening hours here )

CityXmas Market in Frankfurt

4.Christmas Market at Thurn und Taxis Palais

Why: Enjoy the Christmas ambience the with a glass of mulled wine in the courtyard of the Palais Thurn und Taxis, one of the Frankfurt’s most emblematic buildings.

Where: Thurn-und-Taxis-Platz 1, Frankfurt am Main

When: 25 November – 31 December 2019

Christmas Market at Thurn und Taxis Palais in Frankfurt (photo: @myzeil)

5. Europa Christmas Market

Why: Sky-high Christmas Market on the roof of Skyline Plaza Shopping Mall in Frankfurt. Charming setup, spectacular skyline view & Christmas specialities from different countries across Europe, including Italy, France, Belgium, Sweden, Austria & Switzerland.

Where: Skyline Plaza Shopping Mall, Frankfurt am Main

When: 15 November – 21 December 2019

Europa Christmas Market, photo:

6. Christmas markets in Frankfurt Sachsenhausen

Christmas Market on the former Goetheturm

Why: Christmas Market on the former Goetheturm celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2019. Surrounded by forest, this is a small but charming Christmas Market with magical atmosphere.

Where: Sachsenhäuser Landwehrweg, Frankfurt am Main

When: 25 November – 22 December 2019

Christmas Market in Sachsenhausen

Why: Christmas Market with bohemian vibe in Frankfurt Sachenhausen. Not many stalls to choose from, but the famous mulled apple wine is a must try.

Where: Paradiesplatz, Alt-Sachsenhausen, Frankfurt am Main

When: 6 December – 22 December 2019 

7.Christmas Market in Frankfurt Bornheim

Why: Enjoy the lively atmosphere of the famous Berger Street in Frankfurt Bornheim with its own Christmas Market on December 6.

Where: Berger Straße, Frankfurt am Main

When: 6 December 2019 from 15:00 to 21:30

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