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Program

1st Market Week

11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
06:15 pm Festive Opening of the 23rd Rüdesheim Christmas Market of Nations
by Gospel concert starring Maxine Howard
Market Stage

St. Catharine’s – Quiet Market due to War Remembrance

11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
06:00 pm Rüdesheim Christchild Market Stage
07:00 pm Requiem & Evensong
Remembering the Victims of War
St. Jakobus Church
11:00 am Christmas Market Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
03:00 pm „Fairy Tales & Mulled Wine
– Advent on River Rhine“
Landing 12, Rhine Shore
05:00 pm Eucharist
– Blessing of the Advent Wreath
St. Jakobus Church
05:30 pm The Frosch Family hosts the traditional Dinner of the Kale Hotel Krone
06:00 pm
Rüdesheim Christkind Market Stage

1st Sunday of Advent

11:00 am Christmas Market Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
11:30 am The Frosch Family hosts the traditional Dinner of the Kale Hotel Krone
03:00 pm Ben Kyle – Swinging Christmas Market Stage
03:00 pm Advent Cruise
with Music of the Season
Landing 12, Rhine Shore
05:00 pm
Rüdesheim Nativity Play Market Stage
06:00 pm
Rüdesheimer Christchild Market Stage
06:30 pm
St. Andrew’s Tattoo by Moguntia Pipes & Drums
Market Area
and Market Stage

2nd Market Week

11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
06:00 pm Eucharist Rüdesheim Hospital

Elves’ Day & St. Andrew’s Eve

11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
02:00 pm Carlsson’s Workshop:
Wish Lists & Season’s Greetings
Carlsson’s Stall, Market
06:00 pm
Rüdesheim Christchild Market Stage
07:00 pm Advent at River Rhine:
Die Niederwaldmusikanten
Market Stage

St. Andrew’s Day

11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
19:00 am
Advent at River Rhine:
Die Niederwaldmusikanten
Market Stage
11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
06:00 pm
Rüdesheimer Christchild Market Stage
06:30 pm Eucharist Rüdesheim Hospital
07:00 pm
Advent at River Rhine:
Die Niederwaldmusikanten
Market Stage
11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
02:00 pm
‘Alle für Alle’ – Groove of Advent
Market Stage
03:00 pm „Fairy Tales & Mulled Wine
– Advent on River Rhine“
Landing 12, Rhine Shore
05:00 pm Festive Holy Mess
for the For Eve of Advent
St. Jakobus Church
06:00 pm
Rüdesheim Christchild Market Stage
07:00 pm
Sara Bennett
Pop meets Classic:
Power of Voice
Market Stage

St. Barbara’s Day – 2nd Sunday of Advent

11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
03:00 pm Advent Cruise
with Music of the Season
Landing 12, Rhine Shore
05:00 pm
Rüdesheim Nativity Play Market Stage
06:00 pm
Rüdesheim Christchild Market Stage
06:30 pm
Rick Mayfield – Singing Santa Market Stage
07:30 pm Evensong for Advent Rüdesheim Hospital

3rd Market Week

St. Nicolas Eve

11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
06:00 pm Eucharist Rüdesheim Hospital

Elves’ Day & St. Nicolas Day

10:00 am Rüdesheimer Nikolaus visits Oberstrasse |
Kindergarden
Gift Giving & Open Singing
 Oberstraße 37
11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
06:00 pm
Rüdesheim Christchild Market Stage
11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
17:00 am
Advent at River Rhine:
Die Niederwaldmusikanten
Market Stage
11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
07:00 pm Advent at River Rhine:
Die Niederwaldmusikanten
Market Stage
11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
06:00 pm
Rüdesheimer Christchild Market Stage
11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
02:00 pm ‘Alle für Alle’ – Groove of Advent
Market Stage
03:00 pm „Fairy Tales & Mulled Wine
– Advent on River Rhine“
Landing 12, Rhine Shore
05:00 pm Eucharist for the 3rd of Advent St. Jakobus Church
06:00 pm
Rüdesheimer Christchild Market Stage
07:00 pm Ben Kyle – Swinging Christmas Market Stage

3rd Sunday of Advent

11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
03:00 pm Advent Cruise
with Music of the Season
Landing 12, Rhine Shore
05:00 pm
Rüdesheim Nativity Play Market Stage
06:00 pm
Rüdesheim Christchild Market Stage
06:30 pm Skandinavian Advent –
St. Lucy visits the Market
Market Area
06:30 Uhr Winzerkapelle
– Christmas Music
Market Stage

4th Market Week

11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
06:00 pm Eucharist Rüdesheim Hospital

Elves’ Day & St. Lucy’s Day

11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
06:00 pm
Rüdesheim Christchild Market Stage
07:00 pm
Advent at River Rhine:
Die Niederwaldmusikanten
Market Stage
11:00 am Christmas Market Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
07:00 pm
Advent at River Rhine:
Die Niederwaldmusikanten
Market Stage
11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
05:00 pm Evensong Jakobustreff
06:00 pm
Rüdesheim Christchild Market Stage
07:00 pm
Sarah Bennett
Pop meets Classic: Power of Voice
Market Stage
11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
02:00 pm
‘Alle für Alle’ – Groove of Advent
Market Stage
03:00 pm „Fairy Tales & Mulled Wine
– Advent on River Rhine“
Landing 12, Rhine Shore
05:00 pm Holy Evening Mess
for the 4th Sunday of Advent
St. Jakobus Church
06:00 pm Rüdesheimer Christchild Market Stage
06:30 pm
Colour the Sky Market Stage

4th Sunday of Advent

11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
01:00 pm
Colour the Sky Market Stage
03:00 pm Advent Cruise
with Music of the Season
Landing 12, Rhine Shore
05:00 pm Choir of St. Jakobus – Advent Concert St. Jakobus Church
05:00 pm
Rüdesheim Nativity Play
Market Stage
06:00 pm
Rüdesheim Christchild Market Stage
06:30 pm
Lisa Bund – Herzmusik
Heart’s Music – Piano – Patrick Embach
Market Stage

5th Market Week

11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
06:00 pm Eucharist Rüdesheim Hospital
07:00 pm Sound of Advent: Die Niederwaldmusikanten Market Stage

Elves’ Day & Thomas’ Night

11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Craft Town Hall
06:00 pm
Rüdesheim Christchild Market Stage
06:30 pm
Thomas’ Night
Lore, Minstrels & Lights
for Longest Night
Market Place & Market Area
11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
07:00 pm
Advent at River Rhine:
Die Niederwaldmusikanten
Market Stage
11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
07:00 pm
Advent at River Rhine:
Die Niederwaldmusikanten
Market Stage
11:00 am Christmas Market’s Gates swing open
11:00 am Rheingau Arts & Crafts Town Hall
04:30 pm Evensong Jakobustreff
06:00 pm
Rüdesheimer Christchild Market Stage
07:00 pm
Sounds from Taiga
Russian Songs of the Season
Market Stage

Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year!
Thank you & See you in 2017!

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