Der Prinzipalmarkt in der Adventszeit

Christmas markets

Christmas markets 2024
November 25th to December 23rd, 2024
Sunday to Thursday 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Christmas markets at a glance

Weihnachtsmarkt im Dunkeln, beleuchtete Bäume und Stände mit Menschen

Christmas Market around the Town Hall

November 25th until December 23, 2024

The largest and oldest Christmas market in Münster welcomes visitors beneath a romantic canopy of lights in the inner courtyard of the Town Hall. There is something for all ages in the huge selection of jewellery and craft items, plenty of delicious delicacies and a nostalgic children’s merry-go-round.

Der Weihnachtsmarkt am Aegidiimarkt in Münster.

Aegidii Christmas Market

November 25th until December 23, 2024

Located on Aegidiimarkt plaza, the Christmas market, its stalls encircling a magnificent Christmas pyramid featuring a half-hourly carillon and a large crib, invites the whole family to stroll amongst handicrafts and mouth-watering delicacies.

Der Weihnachtsmarkt an der Lamberti-Kirche in Münster.

Lights Market St. Lamberti

November 25th until December 22, 2024

At the foot of the mighty St. Lamberti-Kirche, the little blue huts of the lights market create a special sparkle. Surrounded by magnificent gabled houses, the Christmas decorations and Münster’s largest Christmas tree compete in a bid to outshine one another.
The Lights Market St. Lamberti opens until December 22nd.

Der Giebelhüüskes-Weihnachtsmarkt in Münster.


November 25th until December 22, 2024

The Christmas market opens its doors against the medieval backdrop of the Überwasserkirche and with a splendid view of the illuminated towers of St.-Paulus-Dom. A wide variety of craft items and and tasty treats can be found here.
Also the Giebelhüüskesmarkt closes its doors on December 22nd.

Der Weihnachtsmarkt am Kiepenkerl in Münster.

Christmas Village around Kiepenkerl

November 25th until December 23, 2024

In the little Christmas village around the statue of Münster’s Kiepenkerl, quaint stalls beneath a beautiful Christmas tree serve Westphalian specialities and display various handicrafts, inviting you to linger awhile and savour it all in the wonderfullycosy atmosphere.

X-MS-Weihnachtsmarkt am Harsewinkelplatz in Münster.

X-MS Christmas Market

November 25 until December 23, 2024

The Christmas market on Harsewinkelplatz right next to the “Kirschensäule” (Cherry Column) sculpture by Thomas Schütte is a market by Münster for Münster. The entire range from arts and crafts to gastronomic delights is local, regional, sustainable and creative. A real Münster market for everyone.

Weihnachtliche Stimmung in Münster

Atmospheric offers in Advent

Experience the colorful diversity of the pre-Christmas season in Münster - with exciting details, stories and insider tips.
Arts and culture

Some impressions

Lebkuchenherz: "Gruß vom Weihnachtsmarkt Münster"

Travel to Münster

Whether by bus, train or your own car: this is how you can get to Münster in Advent without a care in the world.
How to reach Münster

Touristen-Information im Stadthaus 1

Visitor Information

Münster Information

Heinrich-Brüning-Straße 7
48143 Münster
Mon – Fri 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sat 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tel. +49 (0)2 51/4 92-27 10

Information in the Historic Town Hall

Prinzipalmarkt 10, 48143 Münster
Tue – Fri 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sat, Sun and holidays 10 a.m.– 4 p.m.
Tel. +49 (0)2 51/4 92-27 24

Flyer "Advent in Münster" (pdf, 1,74 MB)

Ein gedeckter Frühstückstisch (Symbolbild)

Stay overnight

We will be happy to book a hotel or holiday flat for you to make your stay in Münster as comfortable as possible.
Booking hotline: 02 51/4 92-27 26 - or book conveniently on the internet.

Stay overnight in Münster