Friday, December 1st, 4 p.m. - 10 p.m. (Tree Lighting at 6 p.m.)
Saturday, December 2nd, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Sunday, December 3rd, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Shain Park will come alive with activity during the City of Birmingham’s eighth annual Birmingham Winter Markt event. Attendees will enjoy European food and drinks, gift items, holiday greens, crafts, ice carving demonstrations, live reindeer, warming stations, a Kinderhaus children’s activity area, the popular Santa House, horse-drawn carriage rides and live entertainment. Download the Entertainment Schedule here!
Birmingham Tree Lighting Event On opening night - Friday, December 1 at 6 p.m., the community will come together with Santa and Birmingham’s Mayor for live caroling and the lighting of a 35-foot blue spruce with more than 40,000 LED lights!
Sponsor Information The Birmingham Winter Markt event is made possible through generous sponsors. Download the 2017 Birmingham Winter Markt Sponsorship Packet for more information on sponsoring this year's event. Thank you for your support!
A Special Thank You to our 2017 Winter Markt Sponsors:
Carriage Ride Sponsor:
Willkommen Tent Sponsor:
View the 2016 Birmingham Winter Markt Photo Book here!
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1 • 4:00PM-10:00PM
6:30-8:30pm Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides
6:30-8:30pm Santa Haus
4:00-10:00pm Kinderhaus Activity hosted by Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes
4:00-10:00pm Ice Carving Demonstration by Clear Cut Ice