Christmas Market Rotterdam

01 - 31 Dec


Christmas Market Rotterdam city centre

A couple of years ago there used to be a big Christmas market in Rotterdam centre with many Christmas houses and stalls decorated in a charming Christmas style while Christmas music playing. But unfortunately there was no christmas market in Rotterdam centre last year and it doesn't look like there will be one this year. That doesn't mean that there are no alternatives to the Christmas market in Rotterdam centre. There are smaller Christmas markets and other fun Christmas activities.

Other Christmas Markets in Rotterdam

At the beginning of December there will be a lifestyle Swan Market with vintage clothing and bling bling at the Van Nelle Factory in Rotterdam. Though this is not a Christmas market, still it's a fun market to visit. The Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian and Danish Seamen Church organize small Christmas markets, where you can buy all kinds of Scandinavian products and might even meet Santa Claus. Also some small scale Christmas markets are held in the suburbs of Rotterdam. Another small Christmas market takes place at the Trompenburg botanic garden in Rotterdam. And last but not least the majestic Market Hall Rotterdam will beautifully decorated to get into the Christmas mood.

TIP: visit the Christmas Market in Dordrecht!

You can also take the Waterbus service to Dordrecht where they organize the biggest Christmas markets of the Netherlands by far. The Dordrecht Christmas market is comparable to the big German Christmas markets like the one in Düsseldorf.

What else are we going to do at Christmas time in Rotterdam?

Get into the Christmas mood at the  Winterfair in the Ahoy convention centre. Here you can do Christmas shopping, enjoy fashion shows and visit a small Christmas village. Another a fun event with Christmas is the indoor ice rink in Rotterdam where you can celebrate Christmas with your kids. The famous Christmas Circus in Ahoy is also a splendid day out for the whole family. Check out the webpage about Christmas in Rotterdam at this website for more information about Christmas activities in Rotterdam. If you play to stay till the new year you can visit our page about new years eve in Rotterdam with a list of new years parties.

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