Every year during the festive period, Wiesbaden becomes a glittering sea of lights thanks to its ‘Sternschnuppenmarkt’ or, Shooting Star Market.
Ongoing now for over two decades, this unique Christmas market is known for its beautiful lighting and decorations, which features large light-up lilies in addition to other dazzling programming around the city.
If you’re currently planning your own trip, or simply curious about what Wiesbaden Christmas Market is like, then we’re here to help.
Read on for an overview of the Wiesbaden 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!
Wiesbaden Christmas Market Dates 2024
According to the event’s official website, this year’s edition of the Wiesbaden Christmas Market will take place from Nov 26 – Dec 23, 2024.
Wiesbaden Christmas Market Locations
The main location of the Sternschnuppenmarkt (Shooting Star Market) is Schlossplatz, but there is now also a special children’s market at Luisenplatz, and a large ferris wheel/winter village at Mauritiusplatz.
Another festive spot to visit is the Kurhaus, which comes alive at night with lights and a few lit-up Christmas trees.
And while you won’t find Christmas market stalls here, the Marktkirche is also worth a visit for its festive lights:
Wiesbaden 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 Wiesbaden 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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