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Flensburg Christmas market

Flensburg Christmas market

Gemütlichkeit, heartfelt warmth & bright lights at Flensburg’s Christmas Market

Guests can look forward to genuine German gemütlichkeit and Danish hygge in Flensburg’s inner city from 25. November till 31. December 2019. Arts, crafts anddelicious treats will be offered in beautifully decorated huts and stalls between the two markets Südermarkt and Nordermarkt: It is Christmas Market time in Flensburg!  Grand opening of Flensburg’s Christmas Market will take place on Monday, 25.November at the Christmas pyramid midst the idyllic settings of the Südermarkt.The pyramid is the advent-landmark of the Christmas Market. Here you meet tostroll and have a leisurely small talk - what is called “klönschnack” in this part ofthe country. Bigwigs in politics and society will officially launch the ChristmasMarket at 17:00hs as the famed Fielmann Christmas tree will be lightened up andspread its radiance onto the spectators’ faces. Santa Claus and his heavenlyhelpers will blend into the crowd and bring joy to the youngest visitors with smalldelicious surprises. Conjointly everybody will count down until the tinsel-cannonfires and spreads golden glitter through the air. Surely, nobody can resist thechristmasy atmosphere, and even the last sourpuss will join the party. TheScandinavian huts and stalls at the Südermarkt marketplace, among them the„the world’s smallest counter“ with its famous Tallin-punch, and the witch’s houseHexenhaus, invite the visitors to take a leisurely stroll and relish the variegatedofferings.   Flensburg’s   Christmas   shopping   mile,   in   the   local   German-Danishlanguage-mix-up called „weihnachtliche hyggemeile“, extends between the twomarkets Südermarkt and Nordermarkt via Holm and Große Straße. Every year inNikolai Straße, German armed forces staff invite you to try their delicious foods,among which their pea soup seems to be the most popular bargain. You will findthem here from Thursdays through Saturdays.

During the course of the Flensburg Christmas Market an appealing programcomprising of music and action will divert the spectators. Our team at theTourismus   Agentur  Flensburger   Förde   would   like   to  emphasize   the   donationfestival „Meerherz Spenden-Festival“, due on 23. December 2019 in the GroßeStraße. Artists from near and abroad will perform to their best abilities from11:00hs till 20:00hs. In honour of the occasion a special punch-cup was designed,that can be purchased at the various punch stands at the Christmas Market. Thereturns of the sales of the original Flensburg punch cup, and the entrance fee willbe donated to „Lichtblick Flensburg“.

Furthermore, each Sunday at the Nordermarkt (market place) little surprise-actions will be performed at 15:00hs. As usual at this time and event, also thepopular wish tree “wunschbaum” can be found at the Nordermarkt, as well as thecrunchy cake house in front of Café Central. Here, the children will be able to puttogether their own wish list and send it to Santa Claus. Two guest-guides - BertJacobsen and Ruth Rolke - will invite all visitors to participate in a christmasy walkthrough the city. During the Christmas Market, services of the Tourist information include freedeposit of visitors’ and shoppers’ luggage and purchases, besides Santa Claus’

Christmas post office. At Santa Claus’ famous Christmas post-box, children candeposit their self-made and handwritten letters and wish lists until 13. December(last day). Rest assured, that each kid will receive an answer! Thus - for the firsttime - your child’s wish will come true even before Christmas Eve. Be creative -there are no limits.

Activities   are   open   during   the   tourist   information’s   regular   opening   hours:Monday through Friday 09:00 to 18:00hs; Saturday 10:00 to 14:00hs. Moreinformation at the Tourist information on Nikolaistraße 8 (phone +49 (0)461 90 90920).As you stroll the picturesque Rote Straße, you will be delighted to see and hearmusical greetings and even small concerts in the shop windows. Also, in thevarious churches of the historic centre, Advent concerts will take place. Thehistorical merchants’ houses are a popular visitors’ target during Christmas timeas well.

The farmers’ market will during the period from 20. November till 28. Decemberbe held on Wednesdays and Saturdays on Südermarkt and Holm.

Flensburg Christmas market opening times:

25 November to 31 December: Holm, Große Straße & Nordermarkt
25 November to 23 December: Südermarkt
Mon - Sat: 10 am - 10 pm
Sun. 11 am - 8 pm
24 December + 31 December until 2 pm
Closed on 25 December + 26 December

New ICE ARENA on Hafenspitze (Harbour’s End)

Starting on 8 November, Schleswig-Holsteins largest skating rink  will reside for a visit at the Hafenspitze Flensburg.
Open daily from 13:00 till 19:00, a haven for all ice princesses and princes. Early holiday openings on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00.
Every Saturday evening: Join the Ice Disco from 19:30 till 23:00. All other opening days, beginning at 19:00: ice stock shooting, ice hockey, and  company outings.

Prices:
Grown ups 3,50 EUR / 1,5 h
Children up to 14 yrs. 3 EUR / 1,5 h
Skates for rent 3 EUR, penguins/walkers 3 EUR
Special prices for school classes and groups. Please note the special opening hours at Christmas and New Year. More information at: www.eisarena-flensburg.com


Promoter

Tourismus Agentur Flensburger Förde GmbH
Contact: Friederike Heinemann
Nikolaistraße 8
24937 Flensburg
Phone: +49 461 90909350
Email: heinemann(at)flensburger-foerde.de
Social media: #flensburgerweihnachtsmarkt