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Christkindlmarkt on the Bund 2023

Finished every Wednesday to Sunday , Weekday 3pm - 10pm; Weekend 12-10pm
YiFeng Galleria (Rockbund)
Yuanmingyuan Lu, between Beijing Dong Lu and Nan Suzhou Lu


【UPDATE: Due to unforeseen circumstances the event will not be extended until January 1st. Detail announcement below】 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.

Due to unforeseen circumstances the event will not be extended until January 1st. People who bought tickets for the extended week will be refunded within 1-5 working days. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused by this!

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 & Jan 1st 12-10pm 
周末 &1月 1日: 12-10pm / 周三至周五 3-10pm


Yuanmingyuan Lu / East Beijing road – near the BUND

Closest Metro:

East Nanjing Road, line 2, exit 6


Free entry: Kids below 1.3M; Small dogs with a leash, big dogs with a leash and a muzzle.
免票:儿童 1.3 米以下免票;小体型狗狗牵绳可进入,大体型狗狗牵绳戴嘴套可进入。

Tickets Contacts:

30rmb pre-sale, 40rmb at the door.

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 ticket please contact " smtk " through WeChat mini program, or 4008870075 (10:00-18:00 during workdays) or send an Email to 
有关您的门票问题, 如有需要请在工作日10:00-18:00 通过微信小程序联系 "smtk" 票务平台, 或热线:4008870075, 或发送邮件至, 谢谢!

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Can I modify the time slot?

    When needed, you can modify your entry date right below your ticket QR code, just make sure you're logged in to the mini-program.
    In case you don't see this feature, click on the three dots in the upper right corner, then Re-enter the mini-program to use this change dates feature.
    Please be aware that modifications are not possible for time slots that are already Sold Out. Kindly note that each order can only be modified once. Thanks so much for your understanding :)

  • Do kids needs a ticket?

    Kids below 1.3m do not need a ticket.

  • Does the ticket include any food or drinks ?

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

  • If you meet scalpers on site:

    Please call 110 the police if you get fake and overpriced tickets from scalpers. Remember to save the evidence. 

  • Will the Christkindlmarkt on the Bund be canceled on a rainy day?

    Hello there! We've confirmed with the event organizers that the market will proceed as scheduled despite the rain. You are free to decide whether you'd like to attend or not.

    Due to the weather, arriving a bit earlier or later is fine. For your safety and the safety of fellow attendees, please try to follow the time on your ticket and cooperate with on-site crowd safety management. We wish you a wonderful day!

  • Will there be more door tickets for Christkindlmarkt on the Bund 2023 after pre-sales sold out?

    As indicated on the ticket purchase interface, tickets are currently sold out online. If this is the case, we recommend you purchase tickets for a different date in advance (available every Wednesday to Sunday).

    If you still wish to attend on a certain day, the organizers will assess the on-site attendance for the day and may release some limited on-site tickets. If needed, please consider arriving at the venue earlier in the afternoon to make a purchase. It's important to note that the online ticket platform does not have the authority to sell on-site tickets and cannot provide real-time information about on-site availability or specific release times. We kindly remind you to prioritize your safety during your travels. Have a great day!