Various Christmas Markets all around Potsdam

For Potsdam, Christmas means once again reflecting on its cultural roots. Not only the historic city centre attracts you with a large Christmas market, but also other cosy places get you in the mood for the Advent season:  Snack on sweet Dutch specialities at the famous Sinterklaas festival, marvel at Polish craftsmanship or experience the performance of a Bohemian shepherd's mass. Potsdams Christmas markets invite you to discover the cultural diversity.

Blauer Lichterglanz - Christmas Market in the City Centre of Potsdam

The central historical Christmas market with fairytale stage and open-air ice rink.

  • 25 November - 29 December 2019
  • Ice Skating at the Luisenplatz
  • Su - We 11.00 am - 8.00 pm
  • Th - Sa 11.00 am - 9.00 pm
  • December 24, closed
  • December 25+26, 11.00 am - 5.00 pm

Polish Star Market at the Kutschstall on Neuer Markt

An atmospheric and popular market with polish handicrafts, specialities and a varied stage programme.

  • 25 November - 1 December 2019
  • Friday 4.00 pm - 6.00 pm
  • Saturday 11.00 am - 8.00 pm
  • Sunday 11.00 am - 7.00 pm
  • 2 Euro admission

Bohemian Christmas Market at Babelsberg Square Weberplatz

Bohemian tradition on the Weberplatz with craftsmen, traders, artists and innkeepers as well as a Bohemian Crystal Fairy.

  • 6 December - 8 December 2019
  • Friday 5.00 pm - 10.00 pm
  • Saturday 11.00 am - 10.00 pm
  • Sunday 11.00 am - 7.00 pm

Advent Market at the Belvedere Pfingstberg

Romantic Christmas market in the festively illuminated Belvedere that attracts visitors with fairy tales, a craft workshop and lots of music.

  • 29 November - 1 December 2019
  • Friday 4.00 pm - 9.00 pm
  • Saturday 12.00 am - 8.00 pm
  • Sunday 12.00 am - 6.00 pm

Sinterklaas-Fest at the Dutch Quarter

Discover Dutch traditions in the Dutch Quarter. Highlight is the arrival of Sinterklaas and his entourage at the Potsdam Harbour on 7 December 2019.

  •  7 December - 8 December 2019

Advent Garden at the Russian Colony Alexandrovka

Enjoy scented culinary dishes and Russian specialities, tea from the samovar or mulled wine. Little visitors can listen to Russian fairy tales and stories.

  • 30 November - 29 December 2019

Romantik Christmas Village at the Krongut Bornstedt

Only 400 metres from Sanssouci Palace, the Krongut Bornstedt invites you to the "Romantic Christmas Village" in the historic courtyard of the UNESCO World Heritage ensemble.

  • 30 November - 22 December 2019
  • Sa+Su 2 Euro admission
  • Th - Fr 5.00 pm - 8.00 pm
  • Sa - Su 12.00 am - 9.00 pm