Christmas markets in Leeds 2019 - everything you need to know

The Christkindl market in Leeds is one of the most authentic ones in the UK when it comes to show the festive and Christmassy atmosphere of an original German market. Of course – Leeds itself is a beautiful and fun town, but you have to see the beauty of the city centre when the wintertime finally arrives. Are you planning to come over to the United Kingdom in winter? Get ready for a Christmas market that knows how to impress.

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Wooden Chalets everywhere

The wooden chalets catch the eye directly at the Christkindl market because they are so lovingly decorated. Take your time, look at them and be amazed by the gigantic range of different products. If you are still trying to find a good present for your loved ones at home, you should definitely try it at one of the stalls. Handcrafted toys and some good-looking jewelleries are just waiting for you.

Don’t forget to grab some of the German delicacies before you move on to the several carousels. The food is just amazing, and it tastes very good. Please come here hungry, otherwise you will regret it with sad eyes. You'll see how quickly the wallet empties because of the treats. There are some less intelligent ways to get rid of your money, that’s for sure.

A variety of localities offer authentic German cuisine. Check out the “Alp Chalet Bavaria” or the “Kuh Stall” and the “Ski Hütte”. We promise you won't be disappointed at all. The restaurants know how to combine good food with a portion of entertainment.

A family friendly place for the wintertime

The Christkindl market in Leeds is often known as one of the family friendliest spots you can be during the wintertime in town. This is also proven by the children's show every Sunday, where the little ones can have a lot of fun. Face paintings, sing-alongs, balloon modelling and a lot of other amusing things will be found on the stage of the market square. Watch out and don’t miss the appearances of the princesses of the winter wonderland together with some other costumed characters.

Opening Times of the Christkindl Market

It doesn’t matter if you are living in the UK or in another country – if there should be a chance for you to come over to the Christmas Market, you need to do it with no doubt. The market opens the doors between the 8th of November and the 21st of December so there is enough time for you to enjoy the magic atmosphere.

The beautifully decorated German market is open from Monday to Saturday, from 10:30 am to 9:30 pm. On Sunday doors are open from 10:30 am to 7:30 pm.  

Central location guarantees easy transportation

If this is your first time in Leeds, there's nothing to worry about. The location of the Christmas market makes a stress-free journey possible even for strangers. Located right in the heart of the city, it is easy to find the spot.

The market is quite popular, so every citizen knows it. Just follow the many enthusiastic people and enjoy the time with a cup of mulled wine. We wish you an unforgettable and beautiful time.

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