As a city that the famous Brothers Grimm once called home, it should come as no surprise that Kassel, Germany puts a special storybook twist on their Christmas market festivities every year, organizing not just a regular Christmas Market, but a Fairytale Christmas Market.
With an enchanting fairytale forest, storybook showcases all around town, and a Christmas pyramid featuring some of the most famous characters from the Brothers Grimm fairytales, the Kassel Christmas Market (Märchenweihnachtsmarkt Kassel) is a major visitor magnet every year, with thousands coming for the festivities from all over the world.
So, curious to see what the buzz is all about?
Read on for an overview of the Kassel Christmas Market in Hesse, with official dates, hotel recommendations, and locations.
NOTE: This is a Christmas market we haven’t personally visited yet, so all the information below is taken from official sources for your reference! If you have any personal tips from first-hand experience to add, let us know in the comments so we can improve this guide!
Kassel Christmas Market Dates 2024
According to the event’s official website, this year’s edition of the Kassel Fairytale Christmas Market will take place from Nov 25 – Dec 30, 2024.
Note: Closed Dec 24 – Dec 26
Kassel Christmas Market Locations
You can typically find Christmas market activities in Kassel around the historic centre, between Königsplatz and Friedrichsplatz.
Kassel Christmas Market 2024 Hotels
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Official Kassel Christmas Market Website
For the most up-to-date information and announcements, be sure to visit the event’s official website.
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