Christmas Market (Weihnachtsmarkt) in Celle 2024

Where: ,
When: From end November until end December 2024
Christmas market - CarniFest Online Photo © All Rights Reserved
Christmas market
CarniFest Online Photo © All Rights Reserved

The half-timbered houses in the old quarter of Celle (located in North West Germany, 20 minutes from Hanover), are decorated with a unique lights during Advent.

The advent days are the period of the four Sundays before Christmas when the Christian world indicates the event of Jesus revelation. The glowing lights of the ancient houses create a marvelous decoration for the Christmas Market in the city.

On the Christmas Market days accommodations can be fully booked, hence it is recommended to make a room’s reservations in advance in order to find a room in a reasonable price.

In dozens of wooden huts hand crafts, presents, various decorations side by side with hotdogs, chestnuts, hot cider, Gluhwein and punch are sold. The giant Christmas tree and a presentation of Jesus’ birth (Christmas Nativity scene) that represents the figures of the baby Jesus on a straw platform with Miriam and Josef are unique to the city.

All these create the festive atmosphere of the days prior to Christmas. This is a genuine fiesta for the whole family.

Opening hours:
Mon-Fri 11am-8pm
Sat 10.30am-9pm
Sun 11am-8pm
Closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

For accommodations, check the most recommended hotels in Celle and around, most of them suggest FREE CANCELLATION option or NO PREPAYMENT NEEDED – PAY AT THE PROPERTY:
Accommodations around Celle:

Event Related Information

Contact details:
Celle Regional Tourist Office
Phone: +49 5141 1212

For your attention !

As unforeseen circumstances can arise, the details of events are subject to change. We highly recommend checking with the organizers before making any travel arrangements to ensure up-to-date information.

Country Information

Euro (EUR)
Voltage and Frequency:
230V 50Hz
Dialing country code:
Time Zone:
UTC+1 , (Summer (DST) UTC+2)
German .
Central Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, between the Netherlands and Poland, south of Denmark.
Temperate and marine; cool, cloudy, wet winters and summers; occasional warm mountain (foehn) wind.
Information email:
Tourist website:
Information address:
German National Tourist Board (GNTB) Beethovenstraße 69 60325 Frankfurt/Main Fax: +49 (0) 69/75 19 03
Germany background and overview
As Europe's largest economy and second most populous nation, Germany remains a key member of the continent's economic, political, and defense organizations. European power struggles immersed Germany in two devastating World Wars in the first half of the 20th century and left the country occupied by the victorious Allied powers of the US, UK, France, and the Soviet Union in 1945. With the advent of the Cold War, two German states were formed in 1949: the western Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) and the eastern German Democratic Republic (GDR). The democratic FRG embedded itself in key Western economic and security organizations, the EC, which became the EU, and NATO, while the Communist GDR was on the front line of the Soviet-led Warsaw Pact. The decline of the USSR and the end of the Cold War allowed for German unification in 1990. Since then, Germany has expended considerable funds to bring Eastern productivity and wages up to Western standards. In January 1999, Germany and 10 other EU countries introduced a common European exchange currency, the euro.
[Courtesy of The World Factbook]

City Information

In-country dialing code:

Add Comment

Click here to post a comment

Our website uses cookies in order to give you a better user experience, by continuing to use our website, you agree to the use of cookies as described in our cookies policy.