With over a million LED lights and 60 light installations spread across the city, it’s safe to say that Magdeburg, Germany becomes a truly glittering wonderland come Christmas time.
The crown jewel of the festivities? The Magdeburg Christmas Market (Magdeburger Weihnachtsmarkt) which dazzles visitors from Germany and beyond with 50+ flavors of Glühwein to sample, a fun skating rink, a ‘fairytale alley’, and many other exciting highlights.
If you’re currently planning your own trip, or simply curious about what Magdeburg Christmas Market is like, then we’re here to help.
Read on for an overview of the Magdeburg Christmas Market in Saxony-Anhalt, 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!
Magdeburg Christmas Market Dates
According to the event’s official website, this year’s edition of the Magdeburg Christmas market will take place from Nov 27 – Dec 29, 2023.
Magdeburg Christmas Market Locations
You can typically find Christmas market stalls in Magdeburg around the Alten Markt (Old Market) and the Rathaus (City Hall).
You can find a full interactive map of the market on their website here.
Magdeburg Christmas Market 2023 Hotels
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Official Magdeburg 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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