The lights of the Christkindlimarkt shined brightly and laughter is all around. The «Engelsstimmen» of a children’s choir rang out with a pure, clear sound. The air was filled with the fragrance of Christmas specialities from near and far. And a man with a long white beard disappeared into the crowd.



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Thursday to Saturday, 10.30 am to 10 pm
Begins Thursday, 22 November 2018
Ends Monday, 24 December 2018, 4 pm


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Begins Thursday, 22 November 2018
Ends Monday, 24 December 2018, 4 pm

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The Christmas tree

A tree festooned with decorations towered high again above the Zurich Christkindlimarkt. More than 7,000 crystal ornaments were reflected in the shining eyes of the crowd. Twinkling in the evening light, the magnificent Christmas tree looked as if all the night’s stars wanted to kiss the earth.  

The «Engelsstimmen»

On a large stage at the Lucerne Christkindlimarkt, a children’s choir sung Christmas carols, instruments played in perfect harmony. Everybody could step into the limelight with the «Engelsstimmen» during the Advent season. The Christmas sounds warmed the heart and spread forth the magic of Christmas.


What a glorious view! From up here, you have seen the whole Zurich Christkindlimarkt. Parents enjoyed a glass of mulled wine with a savoury platter and children delighted in a hot orange punch. Good-natured bosses finished work early to chat with their employees in the relaxed atmosphere with a Raclette or Fondue.

Emmentaler Stöckli

As in days gone by, the Lucerne and Zurich Christkindlimarkt presented traditional Swiss craftsmanship: a woman with nimble fingers conjured up small works of art with scissors and paper. Next to her, a cheerful man sold cheeses and sausages, specialities from the Emmental region. And for those with cold feet, someone weaved wool to make a

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At the Christkindlimarkt in 2017

A young woman maked up a girl to look like an ice princess, while ladies in sumptuous gowned and fanciful masks pass by. A man prouded of his rustic heritage showed a group of boys how to press cider. There was so much to see! One visit to the Christkindlimarkt was not enough to discover everything.

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The fragrance of local and exotic dishes intermingle. What was that – farmer’s sausage, tarte flambée or maybe something Asian? Peppermint or licorice? Specialities from near and far could have been found at the Christkindlimarkt and gifts of a very special kind. Looking for a kaleidoscope, wooden toys or rose-scented bath salts? You will adore the unique gifts to be found on the festively decorated stalls. Browse through what was on offer.

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