Münster Christmas Market | Explore Christmas Markets in Germany | Germany Travel Blog

Updated: May 27


The Münster City turns into a Christmas fairytale every year in November and December. There are around 300 Stalls offering Christmas specialities in 5 different Christmas markets.

Münster Christmas Market

Last year in 2018, we had experienced the Christmas festivity in Münster. A city in North Rhine Westphalia, Germany. Here in this blog, we will explain about the 5 main Christmas markets in Münster.


How to reach Münster:

There is a possibility of travel by an Deutsche Bahn's ICE train or Flixbus to Münster. If you are living in North Rhine Westphalia state, we would say it would be better to Buy Day ticket of NRW for 30.50 and use all the public transport excluding ICE, IC in NRW.

Town Hall Christmas Market:

One of the main Christmas Market of Münster located near Town hall. It’s one of the oldest markets and attracts around 1 Million visitors every year. The courtyard of the town hall turns into a magical Christmas market decorated with canopy lights.

Town Hall Christmas Market

There are more than 100 Stalls in this market and selling different Christmas specialities like Christmas decor, handmade crafts, lights, candles, jewellery, scarves and other day to day things.

There are also plenty of stalls selling delicious delicacies like Potato pancakes, Sour potatoes, Crepes, Pommes, Pancakes etc. For the entertainment of kids, there is also a carousel for the kids.

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Stalls at Town Hall Christmas Market

Starting Date: Nov 25, 2019 to Dec 23, 2019

Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday - 11 AM to 8 PM

Friday & Saturday - 11 AM to 9 PM

Aegidii Christmas Market

One of the most famous Christmas market is located in Aegidii Square, It attracts a lot of visitors for its Wooden Pyramid and wonderful magical environment. It presents nativity scene with a background of glockenspiel music plays after every half an hour.

The market is located near a parking places so It would be better if you are driving with a car to either start or end your Christmas market tour from here.This market also has collection of different stalls offering handmade crafts, clothes and also classical culinary experience.

Aegidii Christmas Market in Münster, Germany

One of the most exciting things for the market is solving a Schwanger Hunt. Everyday, the market has a hidden 7 fairy character in the market stalls.

We have attached the map above, it will be helpful to complete the hunt by finding a “Bad Wolf”.

Map of Schwanger Hunt in Aegidii Christmas Market in Münster, Germany

Starting Date: Nov 25, 2019 to Dec 23, 2019

Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday - 11 AM to 8 PM

Friday & Saturday - 11 AM to 9 PM

The Lichtermarkt at Lamberti Church:

The market had set up for the first time in 1987 and since then it was being placed every year. The market is located near Prinzipalmarkt Lamberti Church.

Prinzipalmarkt Lamberti Church

The market has a beautiful ambiance and attractive colors which welcome a lot of visitors.

Christmas Market in Münster, Germany

The unique blue huts with white roof stalls are the significance of the markets.One of the Tallest Christmas trees of Münster is also located in this market.


There are around 30 Stalls in the market offering a range of arts and crafts and various culinary options.

Handy-crafts in a booth at Lichtermarkt Christmas Market in Münster

Starting Date: Nov 25, 2019 to Dec 22, 2019

Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday - 11 AM to 8 PM

Friday & Saturday - 11 AM to 9 PM

Giebelhüskesmarkt

The market is located near Uberwasser Church between Hindenburgplatz and Domplatz and it’s a bit different than other marker as it's a new Christmas market.

There are beautiful stalls set up offering different Christmas decorations. Handcrafts, jewelry, candles etc. There are also few stalls offering Christmas specialties like roasted mandeln, waffles, crepes etc.

Giebelhüüskesmarkt Christmas Market in Münster

A booth Displaying Traditional German Christmas Celebration in a miniature at Giebelhüüskesmarkt Christmas Market in Münster.

Christmas Wooden Pyramid in Münster

Starting Date: Nov 25, 2019 to Dec 22, 2019

Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday - 11 AM to 8 PM

Friday & Saturday - 11 AM to 9 PM

Christmas Village at Kiepenkerl:

Around the Statue of Munster’s Kiepenkerl, the beautiful Christmas Village is set up every year. The village is famous for its Christmas specialities of Westphalia including Christmas decorations, ceramics, handicrafts, candles and culinary delicacies.

The wooden stalls are placed in the village. The market is famous for its lively environment.


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Christmas Market in Münster

Starting Date: Nov 25, 2019 to Dec 22, 2019

Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday - 11 AM to 8 PM

Friday & Saturday - 11 AM to 9 PM

Christmas Market in Münster


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