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

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What Our Community is Saying

Our Latest Blog Posts

BySuzanne Hull 21 Jun,2019

Metro Brass Quintet | #CDM2019 Performer

Tell us about your group The Metro Brass Quintet has five members - two trumpets, a French horn, trombone, and bass trombone. The group has

BySuzanne Hull 19 Jun,2019

Mackenzie Highlanders Pipes and Drums of Iowa | #CDM2019 Performer

Tell us about your group The band was founded by Thomas S. Coulson, a distinguished piper, who served during World War II, as a pipe major wi

BySuzanne Hull 13 Jun,2019

DSM Dueling Fiddles | #CDM2019 Performer

Tell us about your group The DSM Dueling Fiddles are comprised of two violinists, Hanna Wolle and Genevieve Salamone. We have been perform

BySuzanne Hull 12 Jun,2019

Iowa State Bank | Bronze Sponsor

We’re excited to announce Iowa State Bank’s support of Christkindlmarket Des Moines 2019. Iowa State Bank is proud to have called Des Mo

Our Sponsors

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