Each year, Karlsruhe transforms into a magical CHRISTMAS CITY. About 60 partners arrange a unique festive programme.

Promotions and Shopping in the Christmas City of Karlsruhe

An extraordinary festive experience is guaranteed by several agents within the inner-city that offer Christmas sales, promotions and festively-decorated shopwindows. The alluring scent of Christmas treats hovers in the air and invites to a tasty shopping break. An experience that appeals to all senses and can surely not be found in any online store.

Corona Virus

Current information - Corona guide

Karlsruhe continues to open! Shops, restaurants, culture & more - this applies currently!

Due to the current official measures implemented by Baden-Württemberg and the city of Karlsruhe to limit the spreading of COVID-19, public life is currently still facing severe restrictions. Please find out more directly from the shops, organizers or institutions. The information on this website may vary and further information in the link above are only available in German.

You would like to be tested? You can find an overview of all current test sites in the city and district here.

Our tourist information office located on Kaiserstraße 72-74 is open. There is no need for an appointment. The opening hours and more information you can find here.

The city of Karlsruhe provides up-to-date information on the corona crisis at or by phone +49 721/133-3333.

On a lighter note: if you feel like clearing your mind, go ahead and continue exploring the beautiful aspects of Karlsruhe through our digital offers at (only available in German).

Stay healthy, and stay tuned!