Christkindlmarkt - German Christmas Market in Belleville at the Downtown Square

Dates: Nov 25, 2022 through Dec 23, 2022

The annual Christkindlmarkt, the open-air German Christmas Market in Belleville is centered around the Downtown Square. Dates: Friday, November 25th - Friday, December 23rd. Admission is FREE and features European and handcrafted items, delicious food and beverage vendors, FREE horse-drawn trolley rides, giant snow globe photo booth, petting zoo, German Folk dancing, Santa Parade and more! See website for activities and vendor schedules and for ALL the holiday details.

Christkindlmarkt Dates and Hours:

-November 25th-27th, December 1st-4th, 8th-11th, & 15th-23rd
-Opening Day: Thanksgiving Friday, November 25th | 9am-8pm
-Thursdays-Saturdays | 11am-8:30pm
-Sundays | 11am-6pm
-CLOSED | Mondays-Wednesdays | November 28th-30th, December 5th-7th & 12th-14th
-Last Day: Friday, December 23rd | 11am-5pm

For More Information:

Belleville Downtown Square | Website

Belleville's Downtown Square is the focal point of the city. This location is home to most festivals, parades, and concerts that occur throughout the year. The square also features the Veterans Memorial Monument that honors American soldiers that died in the major wars of the 20th century.
Directions: From Downtown St. Louis, take I-64 east. Continue on I-64 in Illinois, take Exit #3 to merge onto I-64 toward Louisville. Take Exit #12 for IL-159/Illinois Street and go south toward Belleville/Collinsville. The Belleville Downtown Square is located at the intersection of Main Street and Illinois Street (IL-159) in Belleville.


Main Street and Illinois Street (IL-159),
Belleville, IL