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Christkindlmarket Des Moines

  • Cowles Commons
  • Address: 300 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
  • December 1, 2017 - December 3, 2017
  • Friday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Phone: (515) 250-6366
  • Price: FREE
Overview

Experience a German-inspired Christmas Market at Cowles Commons December 1-3. Enjoy the sights, sounds, smells and flavors of the holidays as you participate in a 700 year old tradition.

Shop regional vendors selling old-world, hand-crafted products from wooden vendor stalls; enjoy lively performances of polka music, traditional dance and choirs in the entertainment tent; participate in children's activities; sip Glühwein (warm, mulled wine) and savor European-style Iowa craft beer.

Des Moines European Heritage Association, a 501(c)3, tax-exempt non-profit, produces Christkindlmarket Des Moines. This event is free and open to the public. Dates and times are as follows:

Friday, December 1: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, December 2: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday, December 3: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Christkindlmarket Des Moines