An important roll during the "Romantic Christmas Market - Castle Merode" is the broad and high qualitative entertainment programm. 

To enhance the festive pre-celebrations of christmas, many regional musicians and singers are yet again enriching the market with their presence.
Therefore a varied and culturally high-qualitative program is guaranteed. As the visitors of all ages are invited to participate in the live performances of the artists, warm-hearted and joyful atmospheres are being spread throughout.
Moreover, the artists are contributing to the reconstruction of Castle Merode with their performances at the Romantic Christmas Market at Castle Merode.


Light of Peace

The Peace Light from Bethlehem will be delivered in the castle court on the third Sunday of Advent, the 17th of December.
Visitors are welcome to take the Peace Light with their own candles.



This year's Schützenentreffen will take place on Sunday 3rd December throughout the day.


Christmas Angel

A beautiful tradition is being hold on a daily basis. High up in the castle, the christmas Angel appears at the window and sings.
The performances can be attend in the castle courtyard at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm.


Saint Nicholas

The Saint Nicholas will visit the Christmas market on Wednesday 6th of December at 5 p.m. and Friday 8th of December at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.
It has been told around, that he even holds ready some suprises for the children.


Saint Lucia

The Saint Lucia is going to enlighten the visitors with her presence on Wednesday 13th and Saturday 16th of December at 5 p.m.


Punch and Judy show

As for every year, the puppet shows are happening on a daily* basis:

From Monday to Friday at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.;

On Saturday and Sunday at 3:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

*There will be no shows during the Saint Lucia Procession on Wednesday 13th and Saturday 16th of December.


The artist Ralf Buchinger is preparing cabaret lectures ensuring entertaining shows.