What is it?

The Leeds German Christmas Market, also known as Christkindelmarkt is among the most visited and well established Markets in the the UK. With it’s traditional wooden stalls, festive scenery and the large Christmas carousel ride the market provides a colourful, vibrant and unique continental festive atmosphere in the heart of Leeds.

There really is something for all the family from the ever popular Christmas carousel; stalls with handcrafted toys, jewellery, festive decorations, speciality food and drink including Stollen and Gingerbread.

The middle of the Leeds German Market houses the popular Frank-furter Scheune, Kuh Stall and Alp Chalet. Here visitors have a warm, cosy, and atmospheric retreat from the cold outdoors where they can sample the very best in authentic German food and drink. It’s a fantastic way to celebrate the festive period with family and friends. Be prepared to queue however, as this is one of the most popular attractions at the Leeds German Christmas Market.

There is no entry charge for the market.


The market is open between 13th November and 20th December 2015, during these dates we open from 10:30am to 09:30pm Monday to Saturday and 10:30am to 06:30pm on Sundays.

Where is it?

This year Millennium Square will once again transform into a scenic winter village, the postcode for your sat nav is LS1 3AH.

Nearest Bus Route:
For regular local bus services and timetable information to and from the city centre contact West Yorkshire Metro on 0113 245 7676 or visit www.wymetro.com

Nearest Railway Station:
Leeds City Train Station is only a ten minute walk away from Millennium Square. For train services and timetable information visit www.nationalrail.co.uk

Nearest Airport:
Leeds Bradford Airport – around 8 miles from the city centre and is accessible by a dedicated bus service’ in the Nearest Airport section