A Shopping Wonderland Right In The Heart Of Leeds

Posted in News & Polls by Trai Hadfield on 21/11/2016

Christkindelmarkt in Leeds

Are you looking for the perfect Christmas market to really sink your teeth into all the traditional craft ales, wooden stalls and festive shopping? Then don’t miss the Christkindelmarkt in Leeds which starts on Nov 11th and runs up until Dec 18th as here you’re sure to love all the continental festivities. For the 2016 Christkindelmarkt, Millennium Square will get a whole new festive makeover complete with wooden stalls and cosy indoor areas where you can take it easy.

Christkindelmarkt in Leeds(Image source:- http://whatson.leeds.gov.uk/germanchristmasmarket/Pages/default.aspx)

Our Favorite Stalls:-

When it comes to shopping the Christkindelmarkt brings new stalls every year along with several memorable favourites. Here you can get your hands on decorations, jewellery and handcrafted toys as well as all the little stocking fillers in-between.

         Leeds Market Best Stalls(Image source:- http://whatson.leeds.gov.uk/germanchristmasmarket/Pages/default.aspx)                           

All of this helps you come up with the perfect gift ideas that you probably would never have thought of on your own. Here are just a hand full of our favourite festive stalls where you will find all the best presents and decorations for the holidays.

-Toy Stall: This is where you are going to find all the very best and most unique gift ideas ranging from handcrafted marionette dolls to cuddly toys.

-Pralines: If there’s one thing we all know makes the perfect present over the holidays it’s a few chocolate goodies. So treat yourselves to some chocolates or truffles here and indulge that guilty pleasure.

- Star Stall: Tired of dusting off the old Christmas decorations? Here you will find all kinds of paper stars and Christmas decorations to suit all kinds tastes.

Where to Eat:-

You will find plenty of traditional German snacks littered about all the stalls in the market. This gives you the chance to try exciting nibbles such as fried potato, frikadellen and frankfurter sausages.

  Leeds Christmas Market Alp Chalet(Image source:-http://whatson.leeds.gov.uk/germanchristmasmarket/Pages/default.aspx)                                  

However there are also a handful of great meal options making it easy for you to spend a full fun filled day at the Christkindelmarkt in Leeds. Here are just a few examples of the relaxing and delicious food and drink options that are available. 

Alp Chalet: A returning feature this year will be this classic Bavarian style restaurant where you will be able to enjoy tasty food, incredible drinks and fun entertainment in the evening. The 2016 Alp Chalet features a whole new daily lunchtime menu that is to die for so make sure you give it a try.

Santa’s Breakfast: If you are looking to spend the day at the market then make sure you check out the special Santa’s Breakfast deals that are available each Sunday morning 10:00am – 11:30am in the Alp Chalet, perfect for a family day out.

Ski Hutte Bar: With an incredibly cosy atmosphere this Ski Hutte Bar is the perfect place for you to sit back and relax as you enjoy a nice drink. This is the perfect way to unwind after a full day of Christmas shopping so make sure you visit on the day.

Top Tips:-

This is ideal for a nice family day as there will be sing-alongs, games, face paint, balloon modelling and so much more. Plus on Sundays their main stage has fun kid’s shows to go along with the Santa’s Breakfast.

     Leeds Christmas Market Ski Hutte(Image source:-http://whatson.leeds.gov.uk/germanchristmasmarket/Pages/default.aspx)                                    

With the incredible Bavarian restaurant you and a full group of friends could kick off with dinner, do a good bit of shopping and then meet back up at the Ski Hutte for drinks at the end.

Additional Info:-

Website- http://whatson.leeds.gov.uk/germanchristmasmarket/Pages/default.aspx

Address- Millennium Square, Leeds, LS2 3AD

Dates and Times-

Nov 11th – Dec 18th
10:30am – 9:30pm