Schwerin Christmas Market | 2024 Dates, Locations & Must-Knows!

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Commonly considered one of the best Christmas markets in Northern Germany, the Schwerin Christmas Market (Schweriner Weihnachtsmarkt) delights thousands of visitors from Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and beyond each year with its beautiful assortment of Christmas activities scattered all around the city.

If you’re currently planning your own trip, or simply curious about what Schwerin Christmas Market is like, then we’re here to help.

Read on for an overview of Schwerin Christmas Market, 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!

Schwerin Christmas Market Dates 2024

According to the official website here, this year’s edition of the Schwein Christmas Market will take place from Nov 25 (open date).

Schwerin Christmas Market Locations

You can typically find Christmas market stalls and programming in Schwerin at the following locations:

Altstädtischer Markt

Located in Marktplatz, this is the main section of the Schwerin Christmas Market, and where you’ll find signature Christmas market features like a Christmas pyramid selling Glühwein, market stalls, and a stage for performances.

Alter Posthof

Another must-visit part of the Schwerin Christmas Market can be found at Posthof. Here, you’ll find a kids tent, animatronic displays, live artisan demonstrations and additional live performances.


This exciting portion of the Schwerin Christmas Market can be found along the southern side of the Pfaffentwich pond, and is where you’ll find a large ferris wheel, toboggan slide, carousel, and a beautiful alpine hut to warm up with some tasty Christmas market food and drink.


Last but not least, if your goal is to shop, definitely don’t miss a stroll along Mecklenburgstrasse, where you’ll find a nice variety of Christmas market stalls selling all kinds of nice decorations, gifts, and foodie favorites.

Schwerin Christmas Market 2024 Hotels

Looking for a place to stay nearby while you visit Christmas markets? Here are some recommendations:

Official Schwerin 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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