It's back! An authentic, German, outdoor Christmas market is returning to Buffalo, New York! If you went last year, you already know what a cool experience that it was and it's back and better than ever.

There will be Christmas tree lighting, local choirs, a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, and many more German Christmas traditions. As Western New York’s premier European Holiday Market, Hofbräuhaus Buffalo unites this German tradition with international flare and local charm!

The Christkindlmarkt

A Traditional German Christmas Market

November 24, 2023 - December 17, 2023

Hofbräuhaus Buffalo

190 Scott St, Buffalo, NY 14204

See the times for each weekend below.

The Christkindlmarkt will be comprised of four, 3-day weekends during the month of December 2023. This holiday event is a traditional German Christmas Market that unites cherished German and European traditions with international flair and local charm. This event will feature tons of local artisans selling high-quality unique, handcrafted gifts and food - pottery, folk art, paintings, wood-crafted ornaments, jewelry, and much more. 2021 was the first year for Christkindlmarkt at Hofbräuhaus Buffalo. Plus, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there, horse-drawn carriage rides, a beer barrel Christmas tree lighting, and local choirs.

When is the Christmas market in Buffalo? Where is the Christmas market in downtown Buffalo? Here are the details on when it starts at Hofbräuhaus Buffalo, 190 Scott St, Buffalo, NY 14204.

Week 1

Friday November 24th 12-8

Saturday November 25th 12-8

Sunday November 26th 12-5


Week 2

Friday December 1st 4-8

Saturday December 2nd 12-8

Sunday December 3rd 12-5


Week 3

Friday December 8th 4-8

Saturday December 9th 12-8

Sunday December 10th 12-5


Week 4

Friday December 15th 4-8

Saturday December 16th 12-8

Sunday December 17th 12-5


The 2023 Christkindlmarkt will take place over 4 weekends and will benefit our friends at Hope Rises!

Authentic, Outdoor Holiday Market Coming To Hofbräuhaus Buffalo This Year

For 2021, the is an Authentic, Outdoor Holiday Market Coming To Hofbräuhaus Buffalo This Year

Gallery Credit: Rob Banks

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