Are you on the hunt for a very special piece of furniture? Do you like to browse, discover, and haggle? Sophisticated specialty items from exotic countries, flowers, and fresh produce are a must for you?

Then you can simply enjoy the diverse range of markets held in the fan-shaped city!

The numerous farmers’ markets in Karlsruhe leave nothing to be desired. At Marktplatz, a colourful flower market can be found almost all year round, as well as the beloved evening market each Wednesday form the end of March to the beginning of October. At Stephanplatz and Gutenbergplatz, there are around 40 stands offering their gourmet wares three times a week. Here, you can find everything from fresh fruit and vegetables to meat, baked goods, and specialties from exotic countries.

For true collectors, Karlsruhe has a long list of flea markets to offer that invite visitors of all ages to go bargain hunting. You too can find your favourite piece from a bygone era during this very special shopping experience!

Discover the winter wonderland created in Karlsruhe’s city centre at the traditional Christkindlesmarkt. Alongside the Stadtwerke Eiszeit and the Kinderland St. Stephan, this is a very important part of Christmas in the city of Karlsruhe. At the two squares, over 100 different merchants will be offering culinary delights and winter-themed products for visitors of all ages. Christmas excitement guaranteed!


Corona Virus

Important Information

Due to the official measures implemented by the State of Baden-Württemberg and the city of Karlsruhe to limit the spreading of COVID-19, Karlsruhe’s public life is currently facing severe restrictions. Cultural institutions, hotels and events are especially affected by this. Please refer directly to their individual websites for up-to-date information.

As of May 4th, 2020, the Karlsruhe companies have reopened! The current situation is still existence-threatening for many companies because there is a lack of income from the past few weeks. So take advantage of the opportunities offered and shop locally, whether on site, by telephone or online. All information can be found here. You will also find a list of restaurants that offer a pick-up or delivery service here. The opening times may differ from the information on this website.

Our tourist information office located on Kaiserstraße 72-74 is opened again as well with high security measures Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm and Saturday from 10:30am - 2:30pm.

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!

Best wishes from all the staff at KTG Karlsruhe Tourismus GmbH and KME Karlsruhe Marketing and Event GmbH