The Nuremberg Christmas Market is one of the oldest Christmas Market on Hauptmarkt square in the old quarter. With the traditional image Nuremberg Christmas Market has been a model for other Christmas Markets in Germany.
The Nuremberg Kinderweihnacht is the children’s market and has an old-fashioned carousel, Ferris wheel and steam train. The Nativity scene trail runs between the two markets.
There are around 400 stall in this market which includes 180 wooden stalls are festooned with red-and-white cloth, have given this Market its name of “Little Town from Wood and Cloth” and nearly 200 stall holders present their traditional wares like gingerbread, fruit loaves, bakery goods, sweets, Nuremberg roast sausages, mugs of mulled wine, Nuremberg bratwurst and glühwein. Accompanied with these sre the arts and craft items like Christmas tree angels, cribs, Christmas tree ornaments, garlands, candles, toys, etc. One can find number of products, which means that every one has some thing or the other for them.
The Stall Holders also compete for the most beautiful and tasteful stall design since 1981. Nuremberg spicy Favourite souvenirs include the “Nuremberg Plum People”, little figures made from prunes.
Nuremberg Christmas Market 2016 Date and Timing Schedule :
From November 25th to December 24th 2016
Opening Times :
Monday-Thursday – 10:00am-9:00pm
Friday-Saturday – 10:00am-9:00pm
Sunday – 10:00am-9:00pm
Opening day: 25th November – 10:00am-9:00pm
Opening ceremony: 5.30pm
24 December 2016 (Christmas Eve) : 10am-2pm