When the first Advent light is lit, the time of the light-filled Christmas markets in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern begins again. From the Baltic Sea to the Lake District in Hanseatic towns with maritime flair, in front of romantic castles or in historic barns, the varied markets embellish the Advent season. Delicious smells of Christmas baked goods and regional specialties, such as the popular sea buckthorn wine, give the Advent markets a special charm. In combination with festive music and atmospheric light decorations, the numerous Christmas markets in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern are always worth a trip.
Christmas Markets at a Glance
- Christmas Market in the Old Town of Schwerin
- Ludwigsluster Castle Christmas
- Mecklenburg Advent Market in the Bollewick Barn
- Christmas Market in the Fieldstone Barn in Ulrichshusen
- Christmas Market in Rostock
- Christmas market in the World Heritage City of Stralsund
- Advent Market in Greifswald and Wismar
- Christmas Market in Neubrandenburg
- Christmas Market in the Baltic Resort of Binz on the Island of Rügen
Contemplative Advent Season with Castle Romance
- State Capital Schwerin
Enjoy the traditional Christmas market in Schwerin's old town amidst cozy half-timbered houses and Christmas-decorated alleyways. It is especially inviting to do a few laps on the covered ice rink on the south bank of the Pfaffenteich. The state capital Schwerin remains decorated for Christmas beyond the Christmas holidays.
- Baroque Town of Ludwigslust
Something very special is the Ludwigslust Castle Christmas. Only for a few days it enchants its visitors. One highlight is the castle in the glow of lights. In addition, visitors can expect handicrafts, all kinds of homemade goods and culinary delights from the region.
Advent Weekend in the Barn
- Bollewick Barn
The Bollewick barn in the Lake District invites you to the Mecklenburg Advent market. On the first two weekends of Advent, the smell of peppernuts and hand-baked Bollewicker Stolle wafts through the barn. Lovingly decorated booths of more than 100 artists and craftsmen entice you to take an extensive stroll in the largest fieldstone barn in Mecklenburg.
- Fieldstone Barn and Ulrichshusen Castle
A special Advent market can be experienced on the first three Advent weekends in the old, heated fieldstone barn in Ulrichshusen, where a variety of exhibitors, craftsmen and artists invite you to visit. Ulrichshusen Castle is also one of the exceptional hosts of the Festival Winter of the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival. The combination of musical high pleasure and historical castle ambience makes these concerts a unique experience.