Christmas Markets in Zurich

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Talented Craftsman, Wooden Workshops, Shopping Sundays, Glüewein Toasts and Oozing Raclette will decorate the streets of Zurich as the annual Christmas Markets open their garland draped doors. Starting Thursday, the 22nd with the Lucy lighting ceremony on Bahnhofstrasse & Late Night Shopping until 10pm, the winter wonderland begins! 

Check out our Guide to Christmas Markets in Zurich below as well as our Guide to Christmas Events in Zurich.

Happy Holidays ladies!

Christmas Markets in Zurich


Hauptbahnhof Market | 22 November – 24 December

2-second scoop: Known for the Swarovski decorated 15m tree & bustling with 150+ stalls

Find out More: Christkindle Markt Website


Dörfli Christmas Market in the Niederdorf  | 22 November – 23 December

2-second scoop: Oldest in city, intimate & adorable to walk through focusing on hand-made products

Find out More: Zurich Tourism Website


Werdmühleplatz Market | 22 November – 23 December

2-second scoop: The 90+ performances creating a singing Christmas Tree are simply heart-warming and the centerpiece of this small market filled with aromas of crepes, fondue and Glühwein

Find out MoreSinging Christmas Tree Website


Bellevue /Sechseläutenplatz | 22 November – 23 December

2-second scoop: 100 holiday gift huts, an ice rink, live entertainment, fiery aperos, ice shows, chocolate atelier, musical advent calendar and a special childrens’ event program

Find out More:Wienachtsdorf Website


Heiliger BimBam | 20 – 23 December

2-second scoop: For creative & trendy gift givers discover small businesses and handmade offerings

Find out MoreMontagsmarkt Website


Local Markets

Many local businesses, clubs and groups create Christmas markets too. These are perfect for those that like to give handmade crafts and support local designers.

Check out our friends at the American Women’s Club who offer Photos with Santa on 2 December and The Enge Treff on 2 December.


Road Trip

Most Swiss Cities and our neighboring friends in Germany, France and Italy also host beautiful Christmas markets.

We especially love Montreux, Colmar, Baden Baden and Strasbourg.  Or for just a day trip try Rapperswil or Winterthur.

Hop on the SBB and spread your holiday cheer across countries!


If we missed your favorite Christmas market send us a message at info@mygirlfriendguide.com. We love spreading the word of holiday shopping & cheer!

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