Holiday, Winter & Christmas Markets in Iowa: Opening Dates for 2022!

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Wondering when holiday, winter & Christmas markets will be open this year in Iowa? We’ve done all the research so you don’t have to!

In this post, we’ll be sharing a list of the most popular Christmas & holiday markets in Iowa, along with the opening dates that we know of so far.

We know it isn’t easy to find all this information in one place, so we’ve spent hours assembling all the dates and official websites of various markets to make your trip planning infinitely easier.

We hope you find this list helpful!

Iowa Christmas Markets 2022 Opening Dates

In the table below, we’ll be summarizing the known opening dates for some of Iowa’s biggest and best-known Christmas markets and fairs this year.

While we try our best to ensure the information is up-to-date and accurate, we recommend double checking with official sources (like the websites below) before making any plans. Dates and details can change quickly these days, so it’s always better safe than sorry!

NOTE: We’ve put a lot of time and effort into assembling the information below, so if you are quoting/referencing these details in your own articles and websites, we would greatly appreciate a link back to this page. Thank you for your understanding!

LocationChristmas Market Name2022 DatesMore Info
Boone, IABoone Christmas PaloozaDec 3More Info
Cedar Rapids, IAOld World Christmas Market Dec 3 - 4More Info
Des Moines, IADes Moines Holiday Boutique
Nov 4 - 6More Info
Des Moines, IAChristkindlmarkt Des MoinesDec 1 - 4More Info
Hampton, IAFranklin County Convention Center Annual Holiday ShowNov 12More Info
Iowa City, IAIowa City Holiday Market
Nov 12More Info
Newton, IANewton Homemade Holiday Market Nov 26More Info
Pella, IAKerstmarkt: Pella's Dutch Christmas MarketDec 1 - 3More Info
Swisher, IADowntown Swisher Holiday MarketNov 5More Info
Waterloo, IAWaterloo Holiday Gifts & Craft Show Oct 8More Info
Winterset, IAWinter Solstice Market
Dec 10 - 11More Info

Help us improve this list of Christmas market opening dates in Iowa!

Know of any other Christmas markets we should add to our list? Let us know in the comments with a link to an official source if possible so we can ensure we get accurate dates.

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