Christmas Markets in Zurich 2016

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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 24th with the 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!


Hauptbahnhof Market | 24 November – 24 December

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

Find out More: Christkindle Markt Website

Hirschenplatz Market (Old Town) | 24 November – 23 December

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

Find out More: Official Website

Werdmühleplatz Market | 24 November – 23 December

2-second scoop: The market stalls are not the highlight here, but rather the 90+ musical performances

Find out More: Singing Christmas Tree Website

Bellevue /Sechseläutenplatz | 24 November – 23 December

2-second scoop: 200 holiday gift huts, an ice rink, live entertainment and fiery aperos

Find out More:Wienachtsdorf Website

Kries 4 + 5 Xmas Edition | 4 – 5 December

2-second scoop: The “cool kids” of Zurich showcase their holiday offerings

Find out MoreWaldraud

Heiliger BimBam | 15 – 18 & 22 – 23 December

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

Find out More: Montagsmarkt Website

American Womens Club | 4 December

2-second scoop: A small market which often features favorite American ingredients & crafty treats

Find out More: AWC Website 

Zuri Girl Tip:  Most Swiss Cities and our neighboring friends in Germany, France and Italy also host beautiful Christmas markets. We especially love Montreux, Baden Baden and Strausbourg.  Hop on the SBB and spread your holiday cheer across countries!