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 17 May,2019

Andy Klindt Woodcraft | #CDM2019 Vendor

Tell us about your business Andy Klindt is an Iowa artisan who creates using wood and iron. Andy uses native Iowa timbers for his wooden

BySuzanne Hull 15 May,2019

Christkindlmarket Des Moines 2019 Entertainment Schedule

Thursday, December 5, 2019 Be one of the first to experience Christkindlmarket Des Moines 2019 during this private, ticketed preview party at

BySuzanne Hull 10 May,2019

Three In One Artworks | #CDM2019 Vendor

Tell us about your business For four years, I’ve been developing my skills and style in pottery and sculpture. My work consists of three t

BySuzanne Hull 8 May,2019

Dakota Tinworks | #CDM2019 Vendor

Tell us about your business Now in its fifth year, Dakota Tinworks is a family-owned business, specializing in traditional, handmade tinware

Our Sponsors

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