Jingle jingle: Berlin’s Christmas Markets this weekend

Fancy dress: Charles Dickens Christmas fair

Think minced pie, Christmas carol and a jolly crowd. Attention to details, costumes and no embarrassment when you don’t manage to pronounce Glühwein properly.

When: Saturday, 05.12.2015, 14:30 bis 18:00

Classic: Alt-Rixdorfer Weihnachtsmarkt

This is a traditional Christmas market in the heart of historical Neukölln. Find all the usual suspects (bratwurst, cotton candy..), in a petroleum lamp lit atmosphere, selling arts and crafts products by charity organization. This market is a classic and has been running for 43 years.

When: Friday- Sunday, 4. — 6. Dezember 2015, Friday, 4.12.2015 17.00–21.00
Saturday, 5.12.2015 14.00–21.00, Sunday, 6.12.2015 14.00–20.00

Artsy: Künstlerweihnachtsmarkt am Mexicoplatz

If you wish to combine a Grogg with a Christmas gift hunt — then this is a good verdict. The Advent-Künstlerstation at Mexikoplatz offers about 90 stalls in the category: art (&crafts). Find handmade Christmas cards, stationary and decorative items.

when: Sundays: 06.12.2015, 13.12.2015 and 20.12.2015, open from 11.00–19.00

Picturesque: Jagdschloss Grunewald

This weekend you’ll find a picturestque market in the courtyard of Jagdschloss Grunewald. Located by the lake, with a castle and a cobblestone courtyard you’ll find yourself whistling ‘I’m dreaming of a white Christmas’, even when there is no sign of snow.

when: Saturday, 05.12.2015–06.12.2015, 11.00 bis 19.00

Unique: Hundeweihnachtsmarkt

Find anything that makes your four legged friend happy. Located in dog heaven around Forsthaus Paulsborn you’ll find like-minded dog lovers and needless to say: BYD (bring your dog).

when: Saturday,5. & Sunday, 6.12.2015, 10.00–18.00