What is the location/address of the European Christmas Market? The Market is held at the East Plaza of Union Depot. In your navigation system please enter 240 E. Kellogg Blvd. St. Paul, MN 55101. You can look for parking along Kellogg Blvd. What are the dates and times of the European Christmas Market? 4 weekends starting after Thanksgiving: Nov 24-26nd Dec 1-3rd, 8-10th, 15-17th Fridays: 4 PM to 9 PM Saturdays: 10 AM to 8 PM Sundays: 11 AM to 6PM
When will Santa be at the Christmas Market? Santa will be at the Santa’s Village or wander around the Market on Saturdays (2 to 5 pm) and Sundays (1 to 4 pm). People are allowed to take their own photos with Santa.
Where do I get photos from the photographer? Check out our Facebook page to see photos taken at the market. All photographer photos are not tracked so if you see a shot you like, be sure to grab it on your cell phone and tag @StPaulEuropeanChristmasMarket when you post photos online!
Where is the nearest parking? Union Depot’s Lot C & D are the closest to the Market. The address is 392 E Kellogg Blvd, St PaulLocated between Lafayette St and Broadway just east of the Union Depot. The cost to park is $10.00 to 14.00 – the event parking rate. There is a wheelchair accessible ramp way from the lots to Union Depot’s East Plaza where the Market is located. There is a map with more parking ramps on our website HERE.
Is the Market outdoors? The European Christmas Market is an outdoor market located at Union Depot’s East Plaza, along the bike path and on the South Lawn. The tradition is to walk the outdoor Market with a mug of Hot Glühwein, Hot Chocolate or Coffee in your hand. Shop at our vendor kiosks and enjoy our live entertainment. To warm up, stop by in one of our two Warming Tents.
Are dogs allowed on the Market? We don’t allow any dogs on the Market unless they are service dogs.
Is there a Lost and Found on the Market? Each night we bring all our Lost and Found items to the Union Depot Lost and Found that is located next to the Amtrak Ticket Counter at the Ground Level behind the escalators. Please ask there if you lost something on the Market.
Who do I contact to become a vendor? If you are interested in learning about vendor opportunities for this year or next year please contact: Nadine@stpaulchristmasmarket.org
What kind of vendors do I find on the Market? There is a mix of vendors with European food specialties and handmade gifts on the Market. The gifts and crafts are brought from Europe, locally made or fair trade products. All our vendors sell high quality products that make unique gifts for your loved ones!
Do any of the Venors offer Gluten Free options? Many of our vendors offer gluten free (GF) and vegan (V) options. Please talk to the vendors on site about details of your dietary restriction: Oh Crêpe! – Buckwheat crêpes (GF) / Süss – Fries (GF, V) / Danish Aebleskivers – Risalamande (GF) / German & Italian Christmas Treats – Pignoli Cookies (GF) / Chocolate – Hot Chocolate (GF, V).