The Frankfurt Christmas Market

We have been enjoying lots of holiday activities this Christmas season. We’ve been in Germany over 2 years now, and I still hadn’t been to Frankfurt (which is only 30 minutes away). So we decided to head to the Frankfurt Christmas Market with the kids.

I loved the giant snowflake lights!
I loved the giant snowflake lights!
Stomper called this a "black hole" - it was a glass building, with a hole in it to the other side. It was very cool looking!
Stomper called this a “black hole” – it was a glass building, with a hole in it to the other side. It was very cool looking!
Lights on the ceilings over the sidewalks.
Lights on the ceilings over the sidewalks.
This picture does not capture how huge and bright and hauntingly beautiful the moon was that night.
This picture does not capture how huge and bright and hauntingly beautiful the moon was that night.
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The kids were SO excited to ride the carousel!
Hiccup waited with Daddy while the rest of us rode.
Finn waited with Daddy while the rest of us rode.
Bunches wanted to ride on a horse.
Sophie wanted to ride on a horse.
They were so excited to ride the carousel!
They wanted to ride in the rocking carriage.
A fancy jewelry store called Schmuck. At those prices, you'd have to be a schmuck to shop there.
A fancy jewelry store called Schmuck. At those prices, you’d have to be a schmuck to shop there.
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The nativity

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German "Mexican" food. Not Mexican food.
German “Mexican” food. Not Mexican food.
The church looked so beautiful at night.
The church looked so beautiful at night.
The streets were SO lit up, and gorgeous!
The streets were SO lit up, and gorgeous!

It was very pretty and festive. I’m not sure it was worth the hassle of traffic and finding parking – and the Wiesbaden market is just as pretty. But we all had a nice time.

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