Dom Fair

Dom Fair

November-December
The Hamburger Dom, or Dom Fair, is one of the most famous Christmas fairs in the world. It was named after its original location, which was in the open square in front of the Dom, or cathedral, in Hamburg, Germany. Today the fair is held in the Heiligengeistfeld, or Holy Ghost Field, in the middle of the city. It features booths filled with toys, gingerbread, crafts, and other temptations for holiday shoppers. The Fair begins in November and doesn't close until just before Christmas, giving shoppers from Hamburg and the surrounding area plenty of time to buy their gifts.
CONTACTS:
Hamburg Tourist Office
Steinstrasse 7
Hamburg, 20095 Germany
49-40-300-51-300; fax: 49-40-300-51-333
www.hamburg-tourism.de/en
SOURCES:
FestWestEur-1958, p. 79