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Experiencing Christmas

10 Highlights at the Baden-Baden Christmas Market

The traditional Christmas market in Baden-Baden offers numerous attractions and delights. It's hard to choose just one.
Here are 10 things you definitely should experience.

1 ☆ Shop unique souvenirs & gifts

Traditional Christmas ornaments, glowing paper stars, handcrafted ceramics, wooden children's toys, and many more unique treasures: this is the world of arts and crafts at the Baden-Baden Christmas Market. Each item tells its own story and brings the magic of Christmas into your home – ideal for finding the perfect Christmas gift.

2 ☆ Taste regional specialities and winter delicacies

Embark on a culinary journey at the Christmas market and try the original Hungarian Baumkuchen, or how about original Allgäu cheese and fine sausage specialties, snack on candied nuts or taste the finest French nougat. Numerous winter delicacies are waiting to be devoured.

3 ☆ "Art and delicacies": Let's go on a guided tour

Premiere at the Baden-Baden Christmas Market: the new Christmas market tour "Art and Delicacies". This exclusive 2-hour tour offers not only 8 culinary samples but also insights into impressive arts and crafts and leads to the most beautiful photo spots of the market. In a small group of up to 15 people, accompanied by certified guides, discover the magnificently decorated Trinkhalle and numerous other highlights.

4 ☆ Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

Every year, the daily live program on the Sky Stage of the Baden-Baden Christmas Market delights! It's not just at the festive opening by Marc Marshall - look forward to concerts with top live bands, numerous artists, choirs, orchestras, and much more. Get swept away by the festive atmosphere and experience exuberant moments under the starry sky.

5 ☆ Enjoy exclusive dining in a private gourmet igloo

A visit to one of the 11 gourmet igloos at the Christmas market takes you into a unique culinary winter wonderland. Expect exquisite enjoyment in an extraordinary atmosphere. The pop-up restaurant offers a "Fonduelette menu", a combination of meat fondue and raclette cheese, perfectly complemented with regional wines. The gourmet igloos accommodate up to 8 guests and can be booked online for groups of 4 or more.

6 ☆ Send Christmas wishes to heaven

In the children's area of the Christmas market, numerous attractions await: a children's train, a historic carousel, and a mini Ferris wheel, while the Christmas bakery invites you to bake delicious Christmas biscuits. But there's also a particularly magical place to visit here: the Sky Mailbox, which carries children's wishes to heaven until Christmas Eve.

7 ☆ Mulled Wine Magic: Discover, Try, Enjoy!

Classic red or white mulled wine, innovative creations like trendy mulled gin, or delicious non-alcoholic punch – here you experience mulled wine delight that warms not just the heart. The fine taste and spicy aromas perfect the festive mood.
Did you know? This year, Natalie Lumpp, Germany's renowned wine expert and sommelier, will roam the stands to crown the market's best mulled wine.

8 ☆ Christmas nativity scene exhibition

Have you ever marveled at the variety of crib art in the 90-metre-long open walkway of the Trinkhalle (pump room)? Each nativity scene, a small work of art, tells of Christmas traditions and craftsmanship. From classic to modern – this exhibition combines tradition with innovation and captivates visitors every year.

9 ☆ Sweet Moments in the Children's Bakery

Discover the joy of baking with your children in the magical Christmas bakery. Here, under pedagogical supervision, children can give free rein to their creativity and immerse themselves in the art of baking biscuits. From rolling out the butter biscuits and cutting them out to creative decorating - every child becomes a little master baker. What a sweet adventure! All information about the Christmas bakery for children->

10 ☆ Share your magical Christmas market moments

Capture the magic of Baden-Baden's Christkindelsmarkt: your moments in front of the illuminated Christmas tree, the sparkling Trinkhalle, cosy moments in the reindeer sleigh or while enjoying your favourite treat. We invite you to share these special memories with us. Feel free to tag us: @visitbadenbaden #visitbadenbaden & #thegoodgoodlife

We look forward to unforgettable Christkindelsmarkt memories.