With a small but mighty selection of beautiful Christmas markets to choose from, the German city of Potsdam (just a stone’s throw from Berlin) is a delightful addition to any German Christmas Market itinerary.
If you’re currently planning your own trip, or simply curious about what Potsdam’s Christmas Markets are like, then we’re here to help.
Read on for an overview of the Potsdam Christmas Market scene in Brandenburg, 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!
Potsdam Christmas Market Dates 2024
There are several different Christmas markets that take place in Potsdam during the season. Here are the known dates for different markets we know of so far:
- (Main Xmas Market) Weihnachtsmarkt Blauer Lichterglanz Dates: TBA (Previous year’s event: Nov 28 – Dec 29, 2023)
- Böhmischer Weihnachtsmarkt auf dem Weberplatz Babelsberg: Dates: TBA (Previous year’s event: Dec 1 – 3, Dec 8 – 10, 2023)
- Sinterklaas-Fest im Holländischen Viertel Dates: TBA (Previous year’s event: Dec 9 – 10, 2023)
- Sternenmarkt mit Sternenfest Dates: TBA (Previous year’s event: Dec 1 – 3, 2023)
Potsdam Christmas Market Locations
The main Christmas Market in Potsdam (Weihnachtsmarkt Blauer Lichterglanz) can be found in the city centre, around Luisenplatz, Brandenburger Straße and Bassinplatz.
Throughout the season, there are also a variety of smaller Christmas markets in and around Potsdam that take place for only select dates. Here are a few of the most popular ones:
- Romantic Christmas village in the Krongut Bornstedt
- Sinterklaas Festival in the Dutch Quarter
- Advent garden in the Alexandrowka
- Bohemian Christmas market in Babelsberg
- Polish Christmas Market (Polish Star Festival and the Star Market)
Potsdam Christmas Market 2024 Hotels
Looking for a place to stay nearby while you visit Christmas markets? Here are some recommendations:
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Official Potsdam 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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