St. Paul European Christmas Market Frequently Asked Questions

To help you plan your experience, here are some of our most frequently asked questions about the St. Paul European Christmas Market.

Are dogs allowed at the market?
No, we ask that you leave your furry friends at home.

Where is a cash machine?
You can find a cash machine inside Union Depot.

Where can I buy those cute mugs and other beverages?
Inside the tents, you can purchase Gluhwein in mugs, beer, coffee, and water.


Will there be a photographer with Santa with photos I can purchase?
There will not be an official photographer with Santa so we encourage you to snap your own memories!


How can my business be a vendor at the 2019 European Christmas Market?
Spots fill up early so don’t hesitate to inquire about a spot at the 2019 St. Paul European Christmas Market!

Where can I find parking?
One option is to park in the Union Depot Parking Lot B which is located below and to the east of the Market (see parking rates here). We also have directions and a link to St. Paul’s interactive parking finder on our Getting There page.

Is the European Christmas Market located outdoors?
Yes, we are an outdoor, open-air market. We have one large and one small tent for you to take shelter, warm up (which is where you can purchase Glühwein, warm, spiced mulled wine. 

You’ll also find selected entertainment that requires the indoors to perform as well as some crafts activities for children.

Where can I download free passes for Metro Transit bus and light rail?
You can download free passes on our Metro Transit page.

When are the free Metro Transit passes valid?

Weekend 2, passes valid respectively:
Sun Dec, 9: 11 am-7 pm
Mon. Dec 10 from 6-10 pm
*Note that the times valid are not the same as the Christmas Market hours of operation.


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