Celebrate Christmas Markets
Embrace the magic of Christmas by visiting one of many incredible Christmas Markets dotted across the globe.
No matter where you are these holidays, embracing the holiday season won’t be complete until you explore the wonder and magic of a Christmas wonderland. Here are some of the best Christmas markets around the world, where magic and excitement come alive.
Germany’s oldest Christmas Market opens its doors again for the 2015 festive season. Striezelmarkt celebrates its 581st year of bringing traditional music, holiday lights and jovial aroma to Dresden. Open from 26 November to 24 December 2015.
Hyde Park Winter Wonderland, London
Hyde Park provides a true wonderland this Christmas for the whole family – see the circus acts, ride the Giant Wheel, enter the Magical Ice Kingdom or skate on the Ski Zillertall Ice Rink. With over 100 rides and attractions, Christmas Markets, bars, cafes, restaurants, street food, live music – from 10am to 10pm every day until January 3rd (except Christmas Day), you’ll find never ending excitement!
Shanghai German Christmas Market, Shanghai
You’ll forget that you’re in China for the night by visiting this German-themed market. Take a trip back in time as you wander through the traditional wooden hut village, as merchants sell their food, drink, crafts and Christmas goodies. Open 27 November to 27 December 2015.
Enjoy as the stunning backdrop of Austria accompanies your evening under the stars at Christkindlmarkt in Salzburg. Open until Boxing Day, the market offers handmade crafts, sweets and other Christmas treasures.
Toronto Christmas Market, Toronto
You won’t want to miss out on this street festival, celebrate the tradition and love of Christmas until Sunday 20 December 2015. Christmas lights illuminate the historic Distillery District of Toronto and turn it into a magic wonderland of lights as you sip on mulled wine and search for the perfect Christmas gift.