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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:  

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