Events

 
 

Kinder Tag

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Wednesday, December 05, 2018
02:00 PM - 06:30 PM
An afternoon full of activities and performances geared toward children and their families

Kinder Tag's Schedule of Events

  • 2-4 pm:  Chicago's own Christkind visits the market 
  • 4-5 pm:  Children's Lantern Parade registration

Registration begins at 4:00 pm, at which time  lighted lanterns can be purchased for $10. Alternatively, lanterns may be brought from home (note: no candles allowed). Click here to reserve a lantern. 

  • 5 pm:      Lantern Parade

Experience the typical celebration of St. Martin's Day in Germany! The tradition of St. Martin is celebrated by German school children in honor of good Samaritans. Children and families are invited to parade around the market plaza while singing German and American Christmas carols. The Christkind will be leading the parade and every participant will receive a goody bag. 

  • 5:30 pm: Goody bag pick up for participants