Dates : 23rd November – 23rd December 2018
Opening Times : Mon-Sun 11am-9pm
Closed on 25 Nov 2018
From 1 December the beautiful old town hall is transformed into an enormous Advent calendar, with one more window being lit up each day. The Bonn Christmas Market is held every year between the impressively illuminated shop fronts and is festively decorated in the Bottlerplatz, the Peace Court, and the Vivatsgasse, Windeckstrasse and now also in the Post Road. The market invites you to enjoy Glühwein and hot mead, Stollen, hot chestnuts,Gingerbread and Rhenish specialties. The majority of the more than 170 vendors offer a traditional range of pre-Christmas gift ideas. There are cribs, crafts, pottery, Jewelry, wooden products, Advent accessories, leather goods, textiles, beeswax candles directly from the beekeeper and much more. The event always begins on the Friday before Remembrance Sunday, the market itself remains closed on Remembrance Sunday.
Christmas Markets – Weihnachtsmarkt – Marche de Noël – Mercatino di Natale – Mercados de Navidad
German Christmas Markets or Weihnachtsmarkt,have now become popular and are a welcome and familiar sight in many of the cities, towns and villages throughout Europe during the season of Advent.
Whether visiting a local Christmas Market or taking a Christmas Market Tour, the wonderful festive atmosphere will be sure to lift your spirits and bring the Christmas cheer a little closer.
Wrap up warm and wander along the rows of pretty wooden chalets taking in the rich, warming aromas associated with Christmas such as hot roast chestnuts, grilled bratwurst sausages, crepes or pancakes, hot doughnuts, gingerbreads and Gluhwein or Mulled wines or ciders. You can sample the marzipan figures, chocolate covered fruits or one of the many festive delicacies on offer from around the world. There are all kinds of Christmas gifts and decorations, especially traditional things such as tree decorations, wood carvings, crib figures, traditional toys, candles, hand-knitted jumpers, lambskin slippers and glassware, you will be able to find that special little something that will be a unique gift for someone to treasure. Children will be excited to meet with Santa Claus and maybe, just maybe!! there will be a little present for them too!
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