Christmas markets in the region of the Lower Rhine, the variety of Christmas markets in the region is large and ranges from traditional Christmas markets to charitable Christmas markets to modern Christmas markets.
The largest Christmas markets in the region are the Christmas market in Düsseldorf and Duisburg. Here you can find Pre-Christmas decorated wooden stalls where Christmas items, gift ideas, handicrafts and much more are sold. Furthermore, there are often mulled wine stands and eating stands such as Grater cake stands & sausage stands.

Christmas Markets


Christmas Markets Lower Rhine

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When visiting, remember that pickpockets are booming in the run-up to Christmas and especially in places like Christmas markets. Take care of your valuables!

Most Christmas markets are closed on Dead Sunday!

The Christmas markets get particularly crowded at weekends, as the car parks and parking lots will also reach their capacity limits, so use public transport to the Christmas markets in the city centers if possible

Christmas market Brüggen

On the 3rd and 4th Advent of the Christmas market in Brüggen you will find Christmas stalls and a supporting program from 11:00 a.m. The shops are also open.

Christmas market in Düsseldorf

The Christmas market  in Düsseldorf  takes place at various locations in Düsseldorf city center. These include the Christmas market at the town hall, Christmas market on Flinger Strasse in Düsseldorf’s old town, Christmas market on Heinrich Heine Platz at Carsh Haus, Christmas market on Schadowplatz, Christmas market in the courtyard of Wilhelm-Marx-Haus and Christmas market on Gustaf-Gründgens-Platz. At Christmas time, a large Ferris wheel is being built on the Burgplatz, which offers a wonderful view of the city.

Christmas market in Duisburg

The Christmas market in Duisburg is one of the largest Christmas markets on the Rhine and takes place in Duisburg city center. More than 100 stalls decorated for Christmas will transform Königstraße into a street of lights.

Christmas market Geldern

The christmas market in Geldern is called Nikolausmarkt and is places on the market place. It is a traditional Christmas market, which offers things to buy and eat , but also a varied program. In addition, numerous artisans show their work and works of art.

Christmas market Goch

At the Christmas market in Goch you will find artisans and hobby artists, as well as a gastro mile with hot drinks and Christmas delicacies. There is also Christmas music and a crib.

Christmas Markets Lower Rhine

Christmas market Kempen

The Christmas market in Kempen takes place in the historic center of the city of Kempen on the Lower Rhine. Not only a nice pre-Christmas experience, but also a great way to buy Christmas presents. Or just stroll and enjoy the culinary delights on offer.

Christmas market Kleve

The Christmas market in Kleve takes place in the beautiful atmosphere of the forest garden, which is carried over to the Christmas market and makes it a special Christmas market. Around 90 retailers offer their goods, including jewelry, sweets, wooden figures, wool items, and much more.

Christmas market Krefeld

The Christmas market in Krefeld is placed around the Dionysiuskirche in the Krefeld city. Here you will find a pre-Christmas atmosphere. In numerous wooden stalls decorated for Christmas, all kinds of interesting things are offered in addition to Christmas decorations. Mulled wine stands and grated cake stands ensure the physical well-being of the visitors. There is also a carousel for children.

Christmas market Moers

An idyllic Christmas market awaits you in Moers. The fort and some adjacent streets are transformed into a village of Christmas stalls. A varied entertainment program provides additional entertainment.


Christmas Markets Lower Rhine

Christmas market Weeze

Christmas market in the center of Weeze. The traditional Christmas market takes place from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 70 stands with Christmas items present their offerings. There is also mulled wine as well as music and children’s attractions.

Christmas market Xanten

The Christmas market in Xanten takes place on the market square in Xanten. In addition to booths decorated for Christmas, there is a colorful supporting program on the weekends.

Christmas market (crib market) Kevelaer

Christmas market in the Pax Christi Forum with a nativity scene with live animals and stalls.

Customs & Traditions

Numerous customs and traditions are based on religious festivals, even if this aspect has often been lost.

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Shopping Lower Rhine

In the region of the Lower Rhine you will find shopping streets, farm shops as well as luxury shops or shopping centers!

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Special Christmas markets

Christmas market Burg Linn (Castle Linn)
Christmas market Schloss Moyland (Palace Moyland)
Christmas market Schloss Dyck (Palace Dyck)
Christmas market open-air museum Grefrath
Christmas market at Graefenthal Abbey
Christmas market in front of Benrath Palace