Christmas Market Rostock
Magical Christmas market atmosphere with food, fairground rides and stage programs for young and old – all waiting for you on New Market Square!
Everyday you are welcomed by Father Christmas and his helpers on the fairytale castle stage, booths entice you with delicious food, carousels for the whole family invite you to go for a ride, while above everything the giant wheel turns majestically.
The new attraction for 2012 is a giant pyramid! Be amazed – at over 20 metres in height, with three levels that can be walked through, and another three more levels on top with life-size crib figures – this XXL pyramid is the biggest Christmas pyramid in the world!
Historical Christmas Market
The surroundings of the monastery gardens including the old town wall and the Cultural History Museum make the perfect place and invite you to feel the atmosphere of a market like this. You are brought back to the Middle Ages by 30 handycraft and trading stalls and a range of historic foods. Devour culinary delights like goat’s goulash or Mutzbraten (pork, roasted on open birchwood fire, served with sauerkraut) or enter the medieval world of Nadin’s tavern “Zum schwarzen Raben”.
Watch a blacksmith at work or a woman felting, haggle with the wood carver or gown maker. Admire the works of silversmith, potter or tanner. Celebrate the winter solstice with the Vikings, take part in an archery tournament or try aiming with an axe.
A further attraction is the fairy tale tent and story teller. At dawn and in the evenings fire bowls and flaming torches spread a pleasant, festive atmosphere.
At weekends Captain Jack Sparrow, alias Arne Feuerschlund, and his pirates put on a spectacular show with games, fire and jugglery.
The entrance fee is:
Monday and Tuesday free
Wednesday to Sunday from 5 pm and at weekends adults 2 Euro toll and children 2 Euro toll.