Live Out All Your Hallmark Christmas Movie Dreams in Cullman, Alabama

Live Out All Your Hallmark Christmas Movie Dreams in Cullman, Alabama
Words by Courtney Hancock

The entire Christmas season in Cullman is magical. Whether you can make it to one event or all of them, you’re sure to enjoy the magic & wonder of this charming small town.

Nov 13-15:  Christmas Open House

The 30th Annual Cullman Area Christmas Open House takes place November 13-15. This is the perfect time to discover all the Hallmark movie inspired town has to offer. Shop, eat, play and stay for the weekend! All COVID-19 mandates are strictly in place to ensure you have a safe weekend while you enjoy the full experience of Cullman, AL.

For more information visit, Facebook or Instagram.

Nov 21:  Christmas in the Warehouse District

The Cullman Warehouse District is the best of Alabama’s historic shopping, eating, and playing. Whether you love modern amenities, the latest apparel trends, or sifting through antique shops for the perfect household nick-knacks, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in the Warehouse District. Christmas is a special time as the streets are lit, stores are decked out, and music fills the air.

Laura Quick, Good Grit CEO, recently moved their main offices to the Cullman Warehouse District saying “Cullman Warehouse District is like walking onto the set of your favorite Hallmark Movie...I love the small-town charm with almost all of the conveniences that a bigger city like Birmingham has to offer! Coffee, shopping and of course, my new favorite office!”

Nov 27:  Lighting of the Weihnachtspyramide (German Christmas Pyramid) 

Celebrate the city’s German roots with the Lighting of the Weihnachtspyramide! The 30ft tall attraction is best seen when lit by electric candles at night. Take the family for the weekend after Thanksgiving to see the country’s tallest pyramid! reported that “The idea for the Christmas pyramid came from the Christmas Markets in Germany,” the mayor said. “Cullman has a strong German heritage, and we felt it was a great way to honor that heritage during Christmas. Christmas Markets, or Christkindlmarkts, in Germany typically run the month of December and feature traditional German food, wine, Christmas ornaments and other arts and crafts.”

Dec 4:  Christmas in Cullman 

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at Christmas in Cullman! Enjoy the Annual Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony. We could all use an enchanted moment at the end of this wild year. Create space for hope this holiday season with Christmas in Cullman!

For more information visit the Christmas in Cullman Facebook Page or watch this video to get a sneak peak!

Dec 11 - 12:  Christkindl Market

Come out December 11 & 12 for the first Cullman Christkindlmarkt, our very own German Christmas market! The Christkindlmarkt is the perfect way to finish up your Christmas shopping with lots of great vendors, and you’ll also be able to experience what many have called “a scene from a Hallmark movie.” The weekend will also feature live entertainment, food vendors, classic Christmas movies, and a special performance by the Cullman Civic Ballet of “The Nutcracker: Clara’s Dream.” If you look, you may even see Santa!

For more information about all of Cullman’s upcoming holiday events, visit!