Markets in the Überseestadt district
Lenzmarkt, Speichermarkt, Herbstmarkt: browse and enjoy at Speicher XI.
This textile market is a paradise for hobby crafters with items from around the world for sale across 140 stalls. A huge selection of textiles, haberdashery, cutting patterns, templates and cloth dyes is available at unbeatable prices. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned hobbyist, a visit to the market is a must for anyone interested in crafts. You're guaranteed to find what you need at Stoffmarkt Holland market.
When the first buds appear and the sun comes out it's time for the annual Lenzmarkt at the historical Speicher XI, a former warehouse in the docklands. The market in Überseestadt is a popular destination for keen gardeners and flower lovers. Around 50 stallholders offer all sorts of products, services and advice to make your balcony, garden or flowerbeds more beautiful.
There is a wide choice of regional nursery plants, shrubs, plants for balcony or beds, roses and herbs straight from the producer. And of course there is free expert advice on buying and care.
Gardening tools such as lawnmowers and decorative items are available, along with a wide selection of petcare products, and food and drink stalls provide a break from shopping and browsing.
Admission to Lenzmarkt is free, and there is ample free parking on nearby Grossmarkt.
Great seasonal produce such as strawberries, asparagus and new potatoes awaits visitors to the fifth summer market on around 50 stalls. Wines, liqueurs, oils, herbs, spices, pastes, pasta, dried fruit, marmalades and many more culinary delights can be sampled and purchased. A selection of household wares and kitchen gadgets such as peelers, knives, pans and preserving jars is also available.
Admission to Sommermarkt is free, and there is ample free parking on nearby Grossmarkt.
Enjoy art, culture and a taste of the good life at Speicher XI, a former warehouse in the docklands. Stroll along the docks, take in the varied stage programme or make a detour to the Speicher XI Dockland Museum. The charming gastronomic atmosphere and the choice available from around 130 stalls make this market in Überseestadt a magnet for foodies.
From fine and unusual jewellery, pottery, artisan soaps and glass art to nursery plants, home accessories and custom-made clothing, you can find everything here that makes life easier and better. Culinary specialities such as home-made mustard, ham from South Tyrol, exquisite oils and wonderful jams are a treat for any food lover.
If you're visiting the market by car there is ample free parking on nearby Grossmarkt.
Harvest time is celebrated at this autumn market that offers everything from pumpkins and squashes to apples and beetroot. The variety of local produce available at this time of year is immense. Herbstmarkt in Überseestadt is perfect for browsing and taking in all the different colours, smells and tastes of the season. There are also various food and drink stalls and a small programme of entertainment and other events for children.
Besides typical farm produce such as fruit, vegetables and plants, the market also provides a platform for environmentally friendly produce, organic food and home growers. It is the perfect showcase for the diversity and quality of locally sourced goods such as cheese, speciality sausages and hams, baked goods, deli products and wines as well as home wares and local arts and crafts.
TAUSENDSCHÖN – art, curios and more
You'll find plenty to discover here. Alongside amber jewellery, coins, old clocks and cutlery you can also find handmade cloth bags, leather goods, pottery and glassware and plenty of ideas for decorating. Fashion, home furnishings, table linen, children's clothing and baby blankets can also be found here. And if you have a sweet tooth, the jams and liqueurs will be right up your street.
At TAUSENDSCHÖN you can get creative yourself and create your own work of art made of glass or felt under expert guidance.
Dates for 2016
5 March 2016, 9am–5pm: Stoffmarkt Holland
6 March 2016, 11am–6pm: TAUSENDSCHÖN – art, curios and more
8 May 2016, 10am–6pm: Lenzmarkt (in front of Speicher XI)
19 June 2016, 11am–6pm: 5th Sommermarkt (in front of Speicher XI)
10 July 2016, 10am–6pm: 13th Speichermarkt (in front of Speicher XI)
30/31 July 2016, from 11am: Überseetörn
3 October 2016, 11am–6pm: Herbstmarkt (in front of Speicher XI)
9 October 2016, 11am–6pm: TAUSENDSCHÖN – art, curios and more
How to get there
Stop: Waller Ring
Stop: Speicher XI