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 20 Sep,2019

Siegwerk | Platinum Sponsor

Christkindlmarket Des Moines 2019 is pleased to have Siegwerk USA Inc. as a Platinum Sponsor for #CDM2019. "Siegwerk is proud to support a f

BySuzanne Hull 18 Sep,2019

British Afternoon Tea Among the Vines – Wrap Up!

We had so much fun taking afternoon tea like a Londoner here in Des Moines on Sunday, September 8 from 2 - 4pm at Jasper Winery! EVENT HIGHLI

BySuzanne Hull 13 Sep,2019

#CDM2018 Planning Committee Receives Group Governor’s Volunteer Award

The #CDM2018 Planning Committee is honored to have been chosen to receive the Group Governor’s Volunteer Award. We are extremely thankful t

BySuzanne Hull 11 Sep,2019

Non-Profit Volunteer for Tips!

Volunteers are integral to a successful community event. Christkindlmarket Des Moines needs your help and we have several volunteer opportunitie

Our Sponsors

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