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Christkindlmarkt on the Bund 2023

every Wednesday to Sunday , Weekday 3pm - 10pm; Weekend 12-10pm
Yuanmingyuan Lu, between Beijing Dong Lu and Nan Suzhou Lu


The German Christkindlmarkt is back this season at its previous location, the Rockbund just off the Bund. Over 40 beautifully decorated wooden huts and an enormous Christmas tree are bringing you the traditional German Christmas spirit straight to Shanghai. Warm yourself with a cup of homemade mulled wine, enjoy various dishes from Germany and other countries, shop at the craft market, and meet Santa to make your festive wishes.

The famous German Christmas Market returns to the Bund this year, bringing you the festive spirit of a traditional German-style market on the charming YuanmingYuan road and square, next to the Rockbund and the Peninsula Hotel. This wonderful scenic spot tucked in between the historic Union church and the Shanghai skyline is the perfect spot for our romantic Christmas market! 

Over 40 wooden stalls await you at the cozy and romantic German Christmas Market, where you can find a variety of gifts & treats. A big Christmas tree, adorned with lights and ornaments, stands in the center of the market, creating a festive atmosphere. You can also visit the Santa hut to take a picture with Santa Claus to share your Christmas joy with your loved ones!

Air filled with the scent of baked apples, roasted almonds, gingerbread, mulled wine, hot chocolate and many other tasty regional specialties from Germany and other countries. Come and indulge yourself in the delicious food and drinks that will make you feel warm and happy!

Besides authentic German sausages by Zeitgeist you will be able to feast on many delicious German dishes, Chilean style Churrascos by La Picá Chilena, juicy BBQ Sticks, tasty Tacos by Tacolicious, Raclette Cheese, French fries by Royal Patat and much much more! There is something for everyone’s taste and appetite!

Finally, don't miss out on the fantastic array of craft vendors where you can discover unique Christmas presents! Explore a diverse selection of  beautiful hand-made candles, captivating scents, luxurious cashmere scarves, eco-friendly products, Christmas ornaments and decorations, exquisite jewelry, elegant carpets, and much more.

Make a Wish 
For the small and big kids Santa and his elves will come by on the weekends to grant wishes!

Opening Dates:

November 22nd - December 24th
Closed on Mondays and Tuesday's 
星期一 - 星期二 休息

Opening Times:

Wednesday - Friday 3pm - 10pm
Saturday & Sunday 12-10pm
周末 12-10pm / 周三至周五 4-10pm


30rmb pre-sale, 40rmb at the door.
Free entry for kids below 1.3m.

Please note that tickets are not refundable, and entrance is only permitted during the booked time slot. This is a safety measurement to prevent overcrowding. Thanks for your understanding.

For questions related to your tickets, please contact 400 8870 075 (10am–6pm during workdays) or email


Yuanmingyuan Lu / Beijing Dong Lu – near the BUND. The entrance is on the Beijing Lu side.

Closest Metro:
East Nanjing Road, line 2, exit 6

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Can I change the date after I've booked the tickets?

    Changes to ticket dates are permitted exclusively 24 hours before the event commences on the date corresponding to your ticket purchase.

  • Can I modify the time slot?

    Feel free to contact us during our business hours (Monday to Friday, 10 am to 6 pm) with your order number, and we will make an effort to accommodate your request if alternative time slots are available.

  • How can I get an invoice?

    Please send the order number, invoice information, and email address to the event organizers at You will receive an electronic ticket after all the events finish.

  • Do kids needs a ticket?

    Kids below 1.3m do not need a ticket.

  • Can I bring dogs into the event?

    Small dogs with a leash are allowed.

  • Is there parking nearby?

    As the event is located near the Bund, it is recommended to utilize public transportation.

  • Does the ticket include any food or drinks ?

    The ticket is for general admittance only, no food or drinks.

  • What do the time slots on the booking page (e.g. 3-5pm) mean?

    The designated time slots specify the period within which you can enter the market. Once inside, you are welcome to stay for as long as you desire.

    For instance, the 3-5 pm time slot indicates that you should enter the market after 3pm but before 5pm. You are permitted to remain in the market beyond 5 pm. This measure is in place to ensure crowd control and safety due to the large attendance at this market. We appreciate your understanding.