Location

Cowles Commons
Des Moines, Iowa

Dates

November 30, 2018: 11am - 9pm
December 1, 2018: 11am - 9pm
December 2, 2018: 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 9 Feb,2018

European Classics Presented by Le Jardin, March 22, 2018

Enjoy European Classics at Le Jardin on Thursday, March 22. Choose from several specialty dishes prepared by chef Tag Grandgeorge. Chef Tag will

BySuzanne Hull 31 Jan,2018

2018 Call for Performers

The quality of a traditional Christmas market depends on maintaining a high standard of programming. Christkindlmarket Des Moin

BySuzanne Hull 26 Jan,2018

Darcy Hines Designs | 2018 In-Kind Sponsor

Creative Sponsor Darcy Hines Designs is back again to help visually present Christkindlmarket Des Moines to our community. You may have seen her

BySuzanne Hull 24 Jan,2018

Gail’s Photography & Designs | 2018 In-Kind Sponsor

As we continue to host Des Moines European Heritage Association programs and get ready to produce Christkindlmarket Des Moines 2018, we’re find

Our Sponsors

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