Inter­national Christ­mas Market Essen

The pre-Christmas magic

Medieval christmas market

Time travel can be so easy: Visit the Kopstadtplatz and enjoy delicacies and goods as if from the Middle Ages - from handmade soaps and honey wine, to furs and smoked goods, to crystals and jewellery.


Every Tuesday and Thursday from 16.11. to 23.12.2021:

  • 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Fairy tales for kindergartens and schools - free of charge.
    Pre-registration under +49 176 35094847
  • 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.: Blacksmith and leatherwork for kindergartens and schools - material donation requested
    Pre-registration under +49 176 35094847

Every Tuesday and Thursday from 16.11. to 21.12.2021

  • From 7:00 p.m.: Fairy tales for adults, free of charge
    On request under +49 176 35094847

Every Saturday from 13.11. to 18.12.2021

  • 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.: Live from the Fairy Tale Hut: The muddled heads".

Every Wednesday from 17.11. to 22.12.2021

  • 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.: The Bards perform on the Kopstadt Square

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Impressions of the medieval market

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