Frankfurt Christmas Market

21 November – 22 December 2022

Due to its number of visitors and size, the Frankfurt Christmas Market is one of the most important Christmas markets in Germany. Elaborate and creative stand decorations, the backdrops of Römerberg and Paulsplatz and the huge Christmas tree also make the Frankfurt Christmas market one of the most beautiful Christmas markets.


Official opening

Monday, 21.11, 5:10 p.m. Opening of the Frankfurt Christmas Market.
On opening day, the Christmas Market is open from 10:00 am.

Opening hours

Monday - Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm


Römerberg, Paulsplatz, Mainkai, Hauptwache, Friedrich-Stoltze-Platz

Orientierungsplan Frankfurter Weihnachtsmarkt 2022


Visit by Santa Claus

5:10 pm Bühne Römerberg

The Tower Horns

Wednesday and Saturday 6:00 pm Römerberg, Nikolaikirche

Carillon of St. Nicholas Church

Daily 9:05 am, 12:05 pm and 5:05 pm Römerberg, Nikolaikirche

Advent Concerts "International Christmas"

Stage, Römerberg at 5:10 pm

Monday 21.11.2022 Official opening
Friday 25.11.2022 Choir of the ECB
Saturday 25.11.2022 Choir community Sossenheim
Sunday 27.11.2022 Cantus Wirena
Friday 02.12.2022 Police Choir Frankfurt
Saturday 03.12.2022 Steinheimer Altstadtraben
Sunday 04.12.2022 Christ The King Choir
Tuesday 06.12.2022 Frankfurt Childrens' Choir NEEBER-SCHULER and Visit by Santa Claus
Friday 09.12.2022 Womens' Choir Nieder-Eschbach
Saturday 10.12.2022 Swensk Ton
Sunday 11.12.2022 Womens' Police Choir Frankfurt am Main
Friday 16.12.2022 Frankfurt NEEBER-SCHULER (Adult Choir)
Saturday 17.12.2022 Herchenröder Quartett
Sunday 18.12.2022 Rödelheimer Neuner

 The Chiming of Frankfurt's Church Bells (50 Bells from 10 Churches)

Saturday 26.11.2022 04:30 pm
Tuesday 24.12.2022 05:00 pm
  1. Kaiserdom (9 Bells)
  2. St. Katharinenkirche (4 Bells)
  3. Paulskirche (6 Bells)
  4. Peterskirche (4 Bells)
  5. Dreikönigskirche (5 Bells)
  6. Liebfrauenkirche (5 Bells)
  7. St. Leonhardskirche (6 Bells)
  8. Alte Nikolaikirche (4 Bells)
  9. Dominikanerkloster (3 Bells)
  10. Karmeliterkloster (4 Bells)


100th Artists' Christmas Market

21.11. - 22.12.2022 Artists' Christmas Market in the Paulskirche 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
02.12. - 22.12.2022 Artists' Christmas Market in the Römer 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
In addition, exhibition in the Römerhöfchen "100 Years of the Artists' Christmas Market", free admission.


Advent Carol Singing at the Frankfurt Christmas Market

This year, the traditional Advent carol singing will once again take place in the Liebfrauenkirche.
26.11. – 17.12. at 7:30 pm each day.
Choirs will sing and play instrumental ensembles for half an hour. Together with the visitors, well-known Advent songs are sung.
Further information (only in german) here.


Steam Train Rides with Historical Railway

10.12. and 11.12., 11:00 am - 20:00 pm, Mainufer/Eiserner Steg
Further information (only in german) here.

Seat reservation

The following gastronomic establishments have guest rooms or outdoor areas with chairs, covered and partially heated.


The History of Frankfurt's Christmas Market

The Frankfurt Christmas Market is indeed no ordinary event. Its history has been traced back to 1393, when first reference thereof was made in official documentation. The market was traditionally accompanied by the performance of ecclesiastical mystery plays, which were also held on the Römerberg.


Bookable offers

Christmas in Frankfurt

Every year at Christmastime, the Römerberg - Frankfurt's famous old town centre - is transformed into a winter wonderland. Here, in front of the city's...

  • Overnight stay including breakfast at a hotel of your choice
  • Frankfurt Card for two days
  • Christmas surprise
  • Adventsrundgang at 5:00 pm (Walking Tour ONLY in German)
From 88,00 € per person/double room

Advent Experience for Groups: Guided Tour of the Old Town & Roasted Almonds

Kaiserstraße 5660329 Frankfurt am MainTel. +49 (0) 69/24 74 55 -

Advent Stroll through the New Frankfurt Old Town including a bag of roasted almonds fresh from the Frankfurt Christmas Market

16,00 € per person