With a variety of diverse programming and fun festive events around the city, Rostock is one of the top Christmas destinations in northern Germany, welcoming thousands of visitors every year.
From its fairytale world (and towering Christmas tree) to its main market at Neuer Markt, Rostock’s Christmas Market scene has a little something for everyone, even those keen to get in on a Medieval spectacle!
So if you’re currently planning your own trip, or simply curious about what Rostock Christmas Market is like, then we’re here to help.
Read on for an overview of the Rostock Christmas Market in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, 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!
Rostock Christmas Market Dates
According to the event’s official website, this year’s edition of the Rostock Christmas Market will be taking place from Nov 27 – Dec 22, 2023.
Rostock Christmas Market Locations
You can typically find Christmas market stalls in Rostock all around the city centre, with special programming at each of these locations:
- Main Christmas Market area at Neuer Markt
- Fairytale World at Kröpeliner Tor
- Arts and Crafts Area at Universitätsplatz
- Medieval Spectacle at the Monastery Garden
- Winter Carneval at the Fischerbastion
- Weihnachtsdorf am Brink at KTV
You can find an interactive map of the Rostock Christmas Market here.
Rostock Christmas Market 2023 Hotels
Looking for a place to stay nearby while you visit Christmas markets? Here are some recommendations:
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Official Rostock 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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