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DATES. LOCATIONS. OPENING HOURS. Christmas markets in Hamburg

The Advent season in Hamburg would not be the same without its enchanting Christmas markets. At a total of 14 markets, the entire range of pre-Christmas delights can be experienced with all the senses. Here no one can escape the magic of Christmas Eve.

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Historic Christmas market on Rathausmarkt

Woodcarvers from the Tyrol, gingerbread bakers from Aachen and Nuremberg, ceramics from Lausitz, silversmiths and many others welcome you to marvel, participate, taste and enjoy.

Historic Christmas market on Rathausmarkt

Historischer Weihnachtsmarkt

Rathausmarkt
20095 Hamburg

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Winter Pride

Winter Pride opens its pink doors once again this year, and with its convivial atmosphere and an entertaining weekend programme attracts many visitors to St. Georg.

Winter Pride

Winter Pride

Lange Reihe 4
20099 Hamburg

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Christmas market on Spitalerstrasse

Small Christmas huts with a wide variety on offer - dolls, crystals, poker-work, wooden toys, freshly roasted chestnuts, mistletoe, Jericho roses, candles and Cartesian Devils, etc.

Christmas market on Spitalerstrasse

Weihnachtsmarkt Spitalerstraße

Spitalerstr.
20095 Hamburg

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Christmas Market on Jungfernstieg

The entire market is dazzling with its staging of Christmas lights. Its themes, the colour of the lights and luminosity match the contemporary architectural language of the location.

Christmas Market on Jungfernstieg

Weißer Zauber auf dem Jungfernstieg

Jungfernstieg
20095 Hamburg

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Christmas market Altona/ Ottensen

Feuerzangenbowle, traditional wooden huts and 1001 gift ideas: colourful Christmas variety at the Ottensen Christmas market.

Christmas market Altona/ Ottensen

Weihnachtsmarkt Altona/ Ottensen

Ottenser Hauptstraße 1
22765 Hamburg

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Christmas at the Gänsemarkt

This is unprecedented: the beloved Christmas market at the Gänsemarkt is full of gingerbread huts – pretty enough to eat!

Christmas at the Gänsemarkt

Weihnachtlicher Gänsemart

Gänsemarkt
20354 Hamburg

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Tips for a magical Christmas Advent events

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26. November bis 23. Dezember 2018 Fairytale ships on the Inner Alster

A special feature of our pre-Christmas harbour city are the Fairy-tale Ships for children. For over 33 years now, they have been thrilling children on the Inner Alster (Ballindamm). Each of the five ships offers its own programme free of charge.

Fairytale ships on the Inner Alster
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On all Advent Saturdays Hamburg Christmas parade

In the weeks before Christmas, the shops, arcades and department stores once again regale their visitors with glittering lights, their windows present the most beautiful gift ideas to linger and dream about; the scent of cinnamon and roasted almonds wafts from the Christmas markets.

Hamburg Christmas parade

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Christmas in Hamburg

Enjoy the very special atmosphere in the pre-Christmas period between the Elbe and Alster rivers, at historic churches and dreamy canals, lively squares and historical corners of the Hanseatic city.

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Culture, street festivals, music and much more Events in Hamburg

Whether it's art, music or theatre - experience the Hamburg you want to see. You'll find events with your favourite artist on the date you want! Experience the cultural diversity of Hamburg's cultural scene and the many events here and in the metropolitan region.

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Festivals & Street Fairs

Parks or industrial zones are transformed into festival sites; side-streets invite you to come to highly diverse street festivals.

Festivals & Street Fairs

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