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Experience the magic of the holidays at the annual Birmingham Winter Markt featuring displays from local artists and vendors, European cuisine, thousands of holiday lights, ice sculptures, live entertainment, complimentary carriage rides and more. Santa House (no appointment needed during Winter Markt only), live reindeer, a Kinderhaus children’s activity area and warming stations are sure to please visitors of all ages! Watch our Winter Markt video to see what you can expect at Winter Markt!

Join us on opening night (Friday, December 3) at 6:00 p.m., for the annual Birmingham Holiday Tree Lighting featuring Santa, live caroling and the lighting of a 35-foot holiday tree adorned with over 40,000 LED lights! 

Friday, December 3, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Tree Lighting, 6:00 p.m.)
Saturday, December 4, 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 5, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Shain Park in downtown Birmingham

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for the most up to date news on the Winter Markt and all of our holiday events and activities. 

Please note, all Birmingham Shopping District events follow current public health and safety state and local guidelines and recommendations in place at the time of the event. 


Information for Vendors

Vendor Application: Please complete and submit the 2021 Winter Markt Vendor Application by October 4, 2021. Please review the Winter Markt Rules and Regulations prior to submitting the application. Submission of this application does not guarantee acceptance as a Winter Markt vendor. If you are selected as a Winter Markt Vendor, you will receive an invoice from the Birmingham Shopping District. 

For more information, please call the Birmingham Shopping District office at 248-530-1200.

THANK YOU to our Sponsors:


Additional Sponsors:
Mercedes Benz Research & Development
Christian Science Reading Room

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