Be one of the first to experience Christkindlmarket Des Moines 2019 during this private, ticketed preview party at Principal Park, on Thursday, December 5, 20219 from 5 – 9pm.
This event grants you exclusive access to the market before it officially opens to the public.
Be one of the first to get your 2019 commemorative mug, meet and mingle with select vendors and get a head start on your holiday shopping.
Pick from two ticket packages:
Enjoy a sit down, authentic German holiday buffet dinner in Yuletide Hall, our heated, outdoor entertainment venue with performances by DSM Dueling Fiddles and Barefoot Becky & the Ivanhoe Dutchmen. Buffet dinner will include: reuben bites, pretzel bites, green salad with German pickles, beef rouladen with roasted brussel sprouts, carrots and new potatoes, pork schnitzel with mushroom cream sauce, Käsespätzle and red cabbage with apples. Receive two drink coupons for European beer, warm, mulled Glühwein (don’t forget the amaretto, orange liqueur and apple liqueur add-ins!), Kinderpunsch (non-alcoholic mulled cider) or assorted sodas. Receive a gift bag featuring hand-selected items from our vendors and partners. Guaranteed free parking One 2019 commemorative Glühwein mug
General Admission guests:
Receive one entree, one dessert, and two drink coupons valid at all Christkindlmarket Des Moines food and drink vendors. Additional food and drink items may be purchased from vendors throughout the evening. Guaranteed free parking One 2019 commemorative mug
For guests with families, we offer a special Kid's Package:
One entrée and one drink coupon. One 2019 commemorative mug.
Please Note: The Kid's Package is only valid for children 10 years of age or younger. (Children 0-4 years of age are free.) Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.
5:00 pm - Doors open – Enter venue from the north side of the Main Lot only 5:30 pm - VIP dinner begins with entertainment in Yuletide Hall 8:30 pm – Buffet closes
A limited number of VIP tickets are available for purchase. Tickets are non-transferable, and all ticket purchases are final at time of purchase. Buy your tickets TODAY before they sell out!
We look forward to celebrating the 4th Annual Christkindlmarket Des Moines with you at our 2019 Preview Event!