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30. November 2023

City marketing

Varied Christmas market programme from 01.12. - 03.12.23

Every Friday to Sunday, visitors can enjoy a varied musical programme on the market square under the arches of the historic town hall. This also applies to the period from 01.12. to 03.12.23. The programme ranges from solo artists to duos and bands.


The following live programme is planned for the following days:

Friday 01.12.23

15.00 - 17.30 Boogie & More

In the duo "Boogie & more", chance encounters merge with a passion for music. Peter Steinbrink (guitar, vocals) and Theo Theissen (piano, cajun, kazoo, blues harp) play atmospheric (classical) jazz, old hits and melodies from the 50s.

18.00 - 21.00 Knappenquartett

The miners' quartet originates from the large Auguste Victoria mining orchestra in Marl. At Christmas time, it entertains its audience with lively and sensual Christmas brass music in miners' costumes.

Saturday, 02.12.23

12.00 - 17.00 Ice designer

Sculptures made of crystal-clear ice, fascinatingly beautiful, sparkling like a diamond and, despite their transience, a highlight at the Bocholt Christmas market.

18.00 - 21.00 DJ Klaus Lensing

A varied programme of alternative Christmas music such as jazz, swing and chill/lounge music.

Sunday, 03.12.23

15.00 - 16.30 Sporker Musikanten

The band was founded in 1976 and today consists of approx. 30 musicians aged 16-80 who enjoy playing Egerländer and Bohemian brass music.

17.00 - 20.00 Chris Hard Jazz Band

The Chris Hard Jazz Band as a trio takes you into a festive jazz world, where piano/banjo, bass and wind instruments in harmonious fusion provide for a unique, bes(ch)winged Christmas experience.

The Christmas market is supported by Bocholter Energie- und Wasserversorgung and Stadtsparkasse Bocholt.