Do you want to celebrate the pre-Christmas period in picturesque surroundings? Then you should absolutely pay a visit to the nostalgic Christmas market in Hattingen. The tranquil market welcomes numerous visitors from the city and outside the city every year. It is one of the most attractive markets in the state. In the historic atmosphere of the medieval half-timbered houses, at the Hattingen Christmas market enjoy culinary delights, traditional crafts and warming Glühwein.
Heavenly festival programme at the Hattingen Christmas market
The high point takes place every day at 5.00pm in the old town hall: Frau Holle opens one of the advent calendar’s 24 windows, shakes gold coins from feather pillows and reads stories. The festively decorated steam carousel from 1898 also lights up children’s eyes. Choirs and music groups encourage you to sing along to traditional Christmas songs. The fairy tale street and a nativity scene completes the Christmassy mood perfectly.