Location

Principal Park
Des Moines, Iowa


Dates

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

Why Visit Christkindlmarket Des Moines?

Culture

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

Food

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.

Shopping

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

Entertainment

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

Glühwein

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 17 Jan,2020

Grand View University – In-Kind 2020 Sponsor for 2020

Grand View University provides meeting space for all Des Moines European Heritage Association and Christkindlmarket Des Moines meetings. This h

BySuzanne Hull 15 Jan,2020

Centennial Warehousing Corporation | In-Kind Sponsor for 2020

Centennial Warehousing Corporation has graciously agreed to continue to donate storage space for our wooden vendor stalls. After working with

BySuzanne Hull 10 Jan,2020

Bravo Cultural Enrichment Grant Recipient

Christkindlmarket is a Cultural Enrichment grant recipient from Bravo! Bravo Greater Des Moines strives to have a community where arts, culture

BySuzanne Hull 3 Dec,2019

Silent Auction Tree Blog Feature: Waukee International Club

The Waukee High School International Club is eager to showcase “Deutschland 2020” at this year’s Silent Auction as they work towards fu

Our Sponsors

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