Karstadt – a Christmas shopping Wonderland!

***image1***Christmas is a time to reflect. We think about our families, our friends and people that have earned a little “Thank You.”

When it’s starting to snow and freeze outside come to Karstadt and enjoy cozy Christmas shopping. Get inspired by the joyous holiday ambience found on every floor of our 130,000 sq. foot “Christmas Shopping Wonderland.”

You are invited to stroll through our festively decorated Karstadt house and find inspiration for your Christmas gift ideas.

Join in these seasonal activities:
•Large Christmas market – basement. Take a stroll through sparkling Christmas decorations, great craft material and become inspired by creative and artistic ideas.
•Nov. 30 to Dec. 24,  “Beautiful ideas need a beautiful wrapping,” – second floor. Free gift wrapping service
•Nov. 17 to Dec. 29, Steiff-exhibition in wintry surroundings – first floor. Penguins, polar bears, reindeer and more in our toy department
•Dec. 5 to 8, Dec. 12 to 15 and Dec. 17 to 20, Arts and Crafts and pearl works – first floor. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. regional artists feature craft and pearl works. Come by and marvel at the creativity and ideas that are being presented to you. Additional Hardanger exibit on Dec. 14
•Dec. 10 to 15, Flower arrangements – basement. Live performance and sales
•Nov. 30 to Dec. 24, Christmas cabins – basement. Take a break in our comfy cabins and enjoy fresh waffles, coffee or a hot Glühwein. Take part in our Christmas competition and win great prizes.
•Dec. 1, Dec. 8, Dec. 15, and Dec. 22 Prosecco – perfumery, ground floor. Enjoy the holiday atmosphere with a glass of Prosecco champagne.
•Dec. 1, Dec. 6, Dec. 8, Dec. 15 and Dec. 22, Santa Claus is visiting and taking picture – first floor. The master of our secrets is visiting Karstadt and waiting on a big golden throne to listen to your childrens’ biggest wishes, while being photographed with them.
 •Dec. 8, Dec. 15 and Dec. 22, Clown Mumpe Naseweis and Knut – first floor. Program: “We are waiting for Santa Claus.” Clown Mumpe Naseweis and his assistant Knut will cast a spell on your kids with their magic show prepared for the Christmas season.
•Dec. 8, Dec. 15 and Dec. 22, Get your face painted by the fairy Sillifee – basement. Kids can have their faces painted. Creativity will have no boundaries. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
•Dec. 5 and Dec. 19, Paint and Crafts afternoon – first floor. Young and old, free your creativity painting and doing crafts 2 to 5 p.m.
•Dec. 15, Caricature portraying, ground floor. Sponsored by Picard Leatherware, “Better with a pinch of humor than a barrel of perfection,” noon to 5 p.m.
•Dec. 6, Big Santa Nikolaus festivity at Karstadt – square, 4 to 7 p.m. A big event with lots of surprises that won’t just make children’s hearts jump.
•Dec. 10 and 11, USO visits Karstadt – basement