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Kaiser Wilhelm GK WM
Copyright: visitberlin, Foto: Wolfgang Scholvien

One of the most striking features of the Christmas market at the Memorial Church is the large Christmas tree ensemble that is set up in front of the church every year. This ensemble consists of a large illuminated Christmas tree and another tree decorated with thousands of Swarovski crystals. This glittering sight is particularly impressive at night.

Supporting programme for Christmas at the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church:

The Christmas market at the Gedächtnis-Kirche offers an entertaining supporting programme, including concerts, choir performances and other acts that put visitors in a festive mood. All in all, this Christmas market is a popular meeting place for people who want to experience the festive atmosphere and magic of the Christmas season in Berlin.

What can you expect at the Christmas market at the Memorial Church?

The Christmas market at the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in Berlin is one of the most famous Christmas markets in the German capital. The memorial church is a famous sight in Berlin and is located on Kurfürstendamm, one of the city's main shopping streets.

The Christmas market around the church is therefore particularly popular with locals, shopping enthusiasts and tourists. The Christmas market offers a variety of festive attractions, including festively decorated stalls selling Christmas gifts, arts and crafts, Christmas decorations and culinary treats. Visitors can enjoy mulled wine, bratwurst, roasted almonds and many other traditional German Christmas treats.

At stopping point 1

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Book our Best of Berlin bus tour now! Christmas market admission is not included and may have to be paid separately on site at the respective market.

Kaiser Wilhelm GK WM 2
Copyright: visitberlin, Foto: Wolfgang Scholvien

All information on the Christmas markets, especially on opening times and admission prices, is subject to change!

Do you still have questions about the Christmas market at the Gedächtniskirche? Take a look at our FAQs:

The following awaits you at the Christmas market at the Gedächtniskirche:

  • There is a Ferris wheel for children and a carousel, which are extremely popular with children.
  • On New Year's Eve, there are fireworks every 2 hours from 18:00, which usher in the New Year in style.
  • Some of the proceeds from the sale of mulled wine go to charity.
  • Außerdem verteilt ein Weihnachtsmann jeden Tag Geschenke.

The following opening hours apply to the Christmas market at the Gedächtniskirche:

  • Sunday to Thursday from 11:00 - 21:00
  • Friday & Saturday from 11:00 - 22:00
  • at Christmas holidays from 13:00 - 21:00 
  • 31 December 11:00 - 20:00
  • 2 January 1 - 9 pm

Yes, the Christmas market at the Gedächtniskirche is also open on Christmas Eve from 11:00 to 14:00. On 31 December you can visit the Christmas market from 11:00 to 20:00. 

Wenn ihr den Weihnachtsmarkt an der Gedächtniskirche mit den öffentlichen Verkehrsmitteln erreichen wollt, bekommt ihr gleich mehrere Möglichkeiten. Der nächste Bahnhof ist der U-Bahnhof Kurfürstendamm. However, you can also easily reach the Christmas market on foot from Zoologischer Garten or Augsburger Straße stations.


If you would like to travel by bus, the following stations are ideal for you: U-Kurfürstendamm, Breitscheidplatz, Europa-Center, S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, S+U Zoologischer Garten/Jebensstraße, Theater des Westens, Friedrich-Hollaender-Platz.

The Christmas market at the Gedächtniskirche is in the immediate vicinity of stop 1 on our Best of Berlin Tour.