Leeds City Council
  • A to Z
  • Newsroom
  • Contact us
  • Accessibility
  • A- A+

Christkindelmarkt - German Christmas Market

8 November 2013 - 18 December 2013

Bringing a little piece of Germany to the heart of the city centre for Christmas!

 

Looking for a fun outing for all the family this November, Leeds Christkindelmarkt one of the largest and most established traditional German Christmas Markets returns on 8 November. Millennium Square will once again transform into a scenic winter village, with over 40 traditional wooden chalet stalls decorated with festive greenery and twinkling colourful lights.

There’s something for everyone from the ever popular Christmas carousel; stalls with handcrafted toys, jewellery, festive decorations, speciality food and drink including Stollen and Gingerbread; the Alp Chalet Bavarian eatery providing a warm and cosy place to sit and enjoy authentic German food and drink; and the Frankfurter Scheune - a beautifully themed festive meeting hall.

New for 2013 is a themed children's event in the Frankfurter Scheune very Sunday morning from 10.30am until 12.30pm (see additional information).


Market General Opening Times:

Monday-Saturday, 10.30am-9.30pm

Sunday, 10.30am-7pm (Sunday 10 Nov, 12-7pm)

 

Frankfurter Scheune Opening Times (no bookings available):

Monday-Saturday, 10.30am-4pm & 5pm-10pm (last orders/entry at 9.45pm)

Sunday, 12.30pm-7pm (last orders/entry at 6.45pm)
Event for children aged 12 years and under (with accompanying adult aged 18 years or over together with family members), takes place 10.30am - 12.30pm 

Alp Chalet Opening Times (dining reservations available in person at the venue):

Monday-Saturday, 10.30am-10pm

Sunday, 10.30am-7pm (Sunday 10 Nov, 12-7pm)

 

In addition to the German market a Festive Family Funfair will be taking place on Cookridge Street (between the Headrow and St Anne’s street) every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 22 November to 15 December 2013.

 

Price:   Free entry - stalls trading

Contact details:   events@leeds.gov.uk
0113 3950891

Additional information:  

Millennium Square 

Calverley Street
Leeds
LS2 3AD

Details  

Leeds' award winning outdoor public space and live entertainment venue

Facilities  

Access  

Dependant on event.

Public transport  

City centre venue

Latest events

Families

Easter Bunny trail

from 05 April 2014

Easter Bunny trail

Lotherton Hall

Easter trail for families.

Families

Boat rides

from 10 April 2014

Boat rides

Thwaite Mills Watermill

Family boat rides.

Families

Easter eggstravaganza!

from 15 April 2014

Easter eggstravaganza!

Temple Newsam

Easter family activity.

Families

Annual egg roll

19 April 2014

Annual egg roll

Leeds City Museum

Family activity.