Christmas Market in Bochum

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Flying Santa Claus and his sleigh at Bochum Christmas Market
© Ingo Otto

One of the best Christmas markets in the Ruhr region of Germany is in Bochum. The medieval market square around the Pauluskirche (church) with its crafts stands and various delights is just one reason that hundreds of thousands of visitors return year after year.

Almost two hundred stalls standing between sprigs of fir, Christmas pyramids and bright, shining lights. create the perfect environment for good cheer.

Daily entertainment is provided on the stage and many stalls are run by artisans who make some of their wares at the market themselves. Tree decorations, ceramics, glassware, candles and wooden toys are amongst the gifts available for purchase in Bochum.

Helping to get people into the mood for Christmas is the Ruhr region’s one and only Flying Santa. Artists soar above the heads of kids and adults alike on a wonderful sleigh drawn by reindeer. Every day between 5pm and 7pm.

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Contact

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Bochum Marketing GmbH

Huestrasse 9

44787 Bochum

Phone: +49 234 904 960

Fax: +49 234 904 9621

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