Christkindlmarkt - German Christmas Market in the Belleville Downtown Square

Dates: Nov 24, 2023 through Dec 23, 2023

The annual Christkindlmarkt, the German Christmas Market in Belleville is centered around the Downtown Square and is open select days beginning the Friday after Thanksgiving, November 24th through Sunday, December 23rd. Admission is FREE and features live entertainment and demonstrations, live reindeer, German food vendors, European retail vendors, family photo ops, Santa on the Square, petting zoo, FREE horse drawn trolley rides and more! See website for ALL the details.

Christkindlkmarkt Dates & Hours

Thanksgiving Weekend:
Friday, November 24th | 9am-8pm
Saturday, November 25th | 11am-8pm
Sunday, November 26th | 11am-6pm

Thursday-Saturday, November 30 - December 2nd | 11am-8pm
Sunday, December 3rd | 11am-6pm

Thursday-Saturday, December 7th-9th | 11am-8pm
Sunday, December 10th | 11am-6pm

Daily, December 14th-22nd | 11am-8
Last Day to Shop: Sunday, 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