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You’re Invited to the 2017 Hahndorf Christmas Village

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Christmas is just around the corner and the Hahndorf’s Christmas Village is soon to be upon us. 

You won’t want to miss out as our town decks the halls, decorates the trees and switches on the fairy lights for the festive season.

Hahndorf Christmas Village - street view
Image: Fritz Faces, taken by Josh Geelen 

Discover Hahndorf in all its glory as the town transforms into a Christmas wonderland. Just like the villages of Europe, Hahndorf has everything set for a magical and joyful Christmas celebration experience.

With our variety of boutiques, shops and galleries open late for unique and hand-crafted gift shopping, you’re sure to find something perfect for that special someone.

Late Night Trading Hahndorf

This late-night trading will also be taking place on Thursday 7 December, Thursday 14 December and Thursday 21 December when many traders will be open until 7pm! By making the most of these extra hours, you'll be supporting local business owners with incredible, unique wares. These are local farmers, craftsmen, artists, leathersmiths, candle makers, soap makers, jewellers, chocolatiers, winemakers and more, all with products made locally and sold on a small scale. It's the best way to give back to the community! 

Our award-winning and famous restaurants and cafes will delight in offering delicious meals, and cellar doors open to add to the merriment, and a program of entertainment for the whole family – there’s no place you’d rather be from 15-17 December.

Hahndorf Christkindlmarkt
Image: Fritz Faces, taken by Josh Geelen 

While you’re in town, be sure to check out the popular Hahndorf Christkindlmarkt, which was recently named the Southern Hemisphere’s best Christmas market by Jetstar. With a variety of market stalls, performances by local talent, food and drinks, all surrounded by the glow of Christmas lights – you’ll feel the love and community of the Christmas spirit. 

Make sure you also explore the artisan markets at the Hahndorf Academy, as well as the Christmas Bazaar Markets at St Michael’s Lutheran Church.

Did you see last year’s Christmas tree? Be prepared for something even bigger and better this time around.

The Hahndorf Christmas Village and Christkindlmarkt runs from 5pm – 10pm on 15–17 December 2017. To stay up-to-date with all things Hahndorf Christmas Village, make sure you click ‘attending’ on our Facebook page here.

Don’t forget to keep an eye out for the big man in red too, he’ll be making a stop in Hahndorf too.