A Warm Thank you
from Rüdesheim Christmas Market of Nations
all guests on behalf of their visit and inspiration
all vendors, crafts and companies
all citizens and neighbours for their patience and support
all security and service
all paramedics, fire guard and police services
for a special, safe and secure market.
24th Christmas Market of Nations is taking place
from 23rd of November till 23rd of December 2017.
Frohe Weihnachten & Gutes wie Erfülltes 2017!
Merry Christmas an a Happy New Year!
Rehwald Family and Market Community
Thank you for voting us ‘Best Christmas City 2016’!
“Christmas all over the World” – The second Market half
By Nicolas Day and its customs, German Christmastime has finally arrived. 118 stalls offer good gifts and fine food for the holiday table.
From Monday, December 12th, French partner town of Meursault is hosting the stall at the Nativity scene.
‘Shepherds & Angels’ plus Elves’ Day
On the 10th and 11th of December classes of local Julius Alberti primary school are hosting the Nativity stall, offering baked goods and small delights in a fund raiser towards school and charitable projects.
On Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays till 23rd of December, the Rüdesheim Chirstchild appears at 6 pm on the Market stage.
On Tuesdays, 13th and 20th of December, the Elves adventure leads families over the market, to discover hidden goods, small surprises and deliver charity.
Each riddle solved and submitted at Peter Rehwald’s, Oberstraße, releases a donation by the market community.
Third of Advent – St. Lucy’s Week
Sunday, 11th of December, sees Scandinavian Christmas on the market place.
The North celebrates Lucy, Bearer of Lights, within the following week.
On Sunday, December 11th 2016, Lucia visits the market from 6:30 pm.
Seasonal Highlights – Market Christmas Time Concerts
In concert on fourth weekend of Advent – ‘Colour the Sky’
On weekdays Niederwald-Musikanten and Winzerkapelle will present local Advent and Christmas music, sames as ‘Alle for Alle’ project on Saturdays.
Saturday, December 10th 2016, at 7 pm Ben Kyle presents his program ‘Swingin’ Christmas’.
Friday, Dec 16th 2016, 7 pm, Sara Bennett is on stage with her concert ‘Pop meets Classic’.
Saturday, December 17th 2016, from 6:30 pm, and Sunday, December 18th, from 1 pm, ‘Colour the Sky’ present their polyphon acustic versions of rock classics and modern songs.
Fourth Sunday of Advent sees the Market Charity closing and the hand over of donation towards the local food drive.
From 6:30 pm Mainz singer Lisa Bund is taking the stage with her piano program ‘Herzmusik – Music by Heart’.
On Friday, 23rd of December, from 7 pm, the clear resonating voices of Rostov Kosak Choir close the series of market concerts.
20th of December? – Thomas’ Night!
On the foreve of Winter solstice, masks and minstrels travel the market, wishing ‘Merry Christmas’. Thomas’ Night begins on Tuesday, December 20th 2016, at 6:30 pm in front of St. Jakobus church on the marketplace.
Enjoy the Holidays – Be our Guests!
Family Rehwald and Market Community