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.


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!


Where can I find lodging near the market?
The Celeste St. Paul | Hotel + Bar–St. Paul’s new boutique hotel is offering European Christmas Market visitors a 20% discount on rooms and suites valid for Thursday-Sunday night stays December 5-22, 2019.

This offer includes free shuttle service to and from the market as well as cook to order omelets for breakfast. Use promo code ECM19 when booking your room at the Celeste St. Paul | Hotel + Bar now!

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 Here 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. 


How can my business be a vendor at the 2019 European Christmas Market?
All 2019 spots have been filled. Contact us right away to inquire about your spot at the 2020 St. Paul European Christmas Market!

Where can I buy the new 2019 mug?
Inside the tents, you can purchase Gluhwein in the commemorative 2019 mugs.
2019 european christmas market mug

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