Principal Park
Des Moines, Iowa


December 6, 2019: 11am - 9pm
December 7, 2019: 11am - 9pm
December 8, 2019: 11am - 5pm

Why Visit Christkindlmarket Des Moines?


Learn about European culture through this 700 year old holiday tradition!


Enjoy bratwurst, candied nuts and authentic German foods.

Kid (and Pet) - Friendly

Visit the KinderKorner where your kids can hear stories, sing songs, and participate in other cultural activities.


Select from old-world, artisinal, hand-crafted products representing various European cultures.


Nowhere in our State will you experience such a diverse artistic offering on our entertainment stage.


Christmas markets aren't the same without warm, mulled-wine enjoyed out of a commemorative, keepsake mug!

Sponsor and Vendor Opportunities

Click on one of the links below to learn more about the sponsor and vendor opportunities

What Our Community is Saying

Our Latest Blog Posts

BySuzanne Hull 8 Jul,2019

Central Iowa Wind Ensemble | #CDM2019 Performer

Tell us about your group The Central Iowa Wind Ensemble was started in 2002 by a group of local music educators. Over the years our group has

BySuzanne Hull 8 Jul,2019

Barefoot Becky & the Ivanhoe Dutchmen | #CDM2019 Performer

Tell us about your group Barefoot Becky & the Ivanhoe Dutchmen perform as a 2 to 5 person group. For Christkindlmarket Des Moines, we wi

BySuzanne Hull 5 Jul,2019

Farmboy | Platinum Sponsor

We're pleased to be working with Farmboy on event branding, educational awareness, and environmental design for Christkindlmarket Des Moines 201

BySuzanne Hull 28 Jun,2019

SG Edelweiß-St. Paul | #CDM2019 Performer

Tell us about your group and what to expect from your performance Founded in 1961, SG Edelweiß-St. Paul is a Bavarian Dance group, comprise

Our Sponsors

Many thanks to our sponsors for their support of Christkindlmarket Des Moines. Be sure to visit their websites to learn more.