09.12.2017

Christmas Markets in our region

Apart from the wonderful big market in our city center, there will be several smaller markets and bazars in many city districts and in the surroundings on every weekend in Advent. Here comes a small selection for you:


St. Nicholas’ Market at Bad Godesberg (city center)
Dates: 27 Nov to 23 Dec

St. Nicholas’ Market at Beuel
Dates: 1 to 3 Dec

Advent Market at Duisdorf
1 to 3 Dec

Christmas Market at Mehlem
2 Dec

Christmas Market at Oberkassel
1 to 3 Dec

Christmas market at Friesdorf
2 Dec

Christmas Market at Lannesdorf
8 to 10 Dec

A Christmas Market featuring traditional arts and crafts and culinary delights from the Erzgebirge (Ore Mountains) region will again be held at Bonn’s hotel Dreesen at Bad Godesberg.
Dates / Times: 1 to 10 Dec, 12 noon to 9 pm (last day to 7 pm)
Location: ‘Chestnut Winter Garden’ at Rheinhotel Dreesen, Rheinstraße 45 to 49, 53179 Bonn
Small entrance fee for adults

Christmas at Schloss Drachenburg
With theater performances and a Christmas bazar in the castle. Guests may take the cog railway to the castle grounds.
Dates / Times: the first three weekends in Advent, from 12 noon to 9 pm on Sat and to 8 pm on Sun respectively
Location: Schloss Drachenburg, Königswinter
Entrance fee: EUR 6 for children, EUR 12 for adults (including cog railway)


But you may also want to check out some of the markets in our region. Here are some good options for you:

Cologne
The city features several markets at Roncalliplatz near the cathedral, at Alter Markt, Neumarkt, and Rudolfplatz – open from this weekend to 23 Dec
More information: www.koelnerweihnachtsmarkt.com

Mechernich-Satzvey
Atmospheric market on the castle grounds and in the inner ward of Burg Satzvey
On three weekends in Advent
More information: www.burgsatzvey.de

Siegburg
The city features a very special atmospheric medieval market during the Advent season every year – enjoy medieval music and theater performances, drinks and culinary delights on the market square in the city center.
Dates: 26 Nov to 22 Dec
More information: www.mittelalterlicher-markt-siegburg.de


And south of Bonn, the cities of Linz and Ahrweiler offer very atmospheric Christmas Markets as well. If the Advent Season is too short to cover all markets this year, save some for next year …


Note: all markets will be closed on Sunday, 26 Nov, as this day is dedicated to the commemoration of the dead.


Enjoy the season in Bonn and in our Region!