Food, Beverage, and Gift Vendors:
Lake Tahoe, CA - USA
Austrian imports with nativity scenes in miniature boxes, Christmas, Winter and Summer ornaments, as well as Swarovski crystal gift items.
Visit the Alpine Heritage website
The authentic handcrafted ornaments capture the spirit of Christmas in Bavaria and are based on traditional yuletide designs. The ornaments are available in a variety of styles and sizes and include whimsical Jumping Jacks, hand painted pewter ornaments, handcrafted clove & spice wreaths,nativities in splint boxes, and delicately carved wood figurines.
Beer & Wine Vendors
Delicious beer and Glühwein (hot spiced wine).
Bob's Belgian Hot Chocolate
Bob has six certificates from The Chocolate Academy and is bringing his OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD Belgian Hot Chocolate to the Christkindlmarket Park at Wrigley, Naperville, and Pop-Up in Chicago! Made onsite, with Homemade Whipped Cream, Bob combines 100% Dark and Milk imported Belgian Chocolate, with other fine ingredients, to create a Cup of his AMAZING Hot Chocolate! Once you try it… there is no going back! You will want more and more! Bob has also created some deee-licious products for you to take home and enjoy! STIX, MIX, and BALLEN! They make FANTASTIC Christmas Gifts! Indulge in a Cup of Luxurious Hot Chocolate! Bob’s Belgian Hot Chocolate! THE BEST OF THE BEST!
Café Café Vienna specializes in breakfast and lunch specialties, and also offers freshly made authentic German and Austrian breads, pastries, and cakes. As a German family owned restaurant, we are proud to be Chicago’s premier spot to savor original German and Austrian specialties. At the Christkindlmarket, we offer our handmade soft pretzels, bratwurst, sauerkraut, schnitzel, and hot and tasty soups. Visit our Lincoln Park location to enjoy our famous Pretzel Croissant Sandwich, as featured in the Chicago Tribune. We offer a variety of hot and cold sandwiches, as well as Fresh Salads and Bavarian favorites such as Weisswurst, Leberkäse, and Spätzle. Take home handmade European-style breads and delicious desserts such as Bienenstich, Sacher Torte, Black Forest Cake, Esterházy Cake and Altwiener Apfelstrudel. This creative concept is modeled after the traditional neighborhood bakeries and restaurants found throughout Bavaria and Austria. We offer dine in, take out, delivery, online ordering, catering, and cakes for all occasions.
Delight your tastebuds and more when you stop by Candyality at the Cristkindlemarket, voted best candy store in Illinois by Food Network Magazine. Offering an array of sweet treats, movie style popcorn, artisan small-batch caramel & cheese popcorn, chocolates, gummy bears, "Secret Recipe" Butter Beer, and more. Shop for unique gifts and stocking stuffers for family and friends. Appealing to kids of all ages, you'll be sure to candy coat your holiday memories when you experience all that Candyality offers.
Visit Candyality website
In Chicatolia, our entire selection is handmade. We offer all kinds of products, for MEN & WOMEN. Quality purses, briefcases, journals, tablet covers, wallets, and accessories. Our leather goods are made of leather that was treated via a vegetal tanning process, an organic treatment using natural materials and no chemicals. We seek and select the premium quality to provide our customers the life long satisfaction with their purchase. The high-quality leather we use makes each of our items the definition of heritage with an edge. Apperciating the quality, respecting the mastery of our artisans and sustaining the tradition of the handcraft are the core values that drive our boutique and production process.
Kathmandu - Nepal / Chicago, IL - USA
Chiya Chai & Pie, owned by Chiya Chai Café at 2770 N Milwaukee Avenue in Logan Square Chicago, prides itself on its delectable house-brewed Chai menu – one of the most expansive in the world. In addition to a selection of savory pies served at its Logan Square café, Chiya Chai and Pie at Christkindlmarket Park at Wrigley offers a variety of seasonal sweet and savory pies with cold weather favorites like Chai Apple Pie, Pumpkin Spice and Pecan Maple. Chiya Chai & Pie will also offers its popular Chai Tea mixes and concentrates for you to take home – as holiday gifts for loved ones or a luxurious treats for yourself.
The best chocolate you've never heard of!
DHappy Holidays! Decadent Flavor is a traveling dessert company that offers a variety of specialty dessert stations from our signature mini donuts to our delicious dessert beverages and gourmet coffees. We seek to create and serve delectable treats and indulgences for all occasions including but not limited to weddings, corporate events, birthday parties, grand openings etc. Swing by and visit us this holiday season and partake in some of our delicious treats. We would love to see your smiley faces!! In the interim, feel free to visit us at decadentflavor.com to view all of our 14 different dessert stations.
Visit the Decadent Flavor website
Gifts from Eastern Europe
Over the past 25 years, Art Business Centre Inc. has participated in various exhibitions and Christmas fairs held in 14 cities in Europe, Asia, and North America, where we’ve showcased the works of painters and craftsmen representing traditional arts and crafts from Eastern Europe. Our products familiarize the visitors of Christmas markets with the best examples of Slavic craft traditions. We feature only original handcrafts, most of them are made by masters from art school of G.S. Korobov, Ukrainian Academy of Painting, and his son Volodymyr Korobov, Art Director of Art Business Centre Inc., following their sketches. Many products are personally made by the Korobovs family. Art Business Centre Inc. specializes in hand-painted nesting dolls, beautifully-carved wooden creations such as Santa Clause, traditional holiday tree ornaments, Baltic amber jewelry, delicate glass figurines, and many other items that never fail to delight the public.
WTea, silver jewelry, silk and pashmina scarves, mountain goat wool jackets and sweaters, and many more gift ideas from Nepal.
Information about the Christkindlmarket Park at Wrigley! Stop here if you have any questions about the market.
Leather purses, backpacks and bamboo jewelry. Handmade Alpaca wool sweaters, ponchos, scarves, gloves, and hats.
Partnership for Culture and Crafts
Tuttlingen - Germany / Homer Glen, IL - USA
Signature English Toffee in various flavors and other gourmet chocolates.
Washington, D.C / Baltimore, MD - USA
There are so many names that relate to the Sweet or Savory, Crunchy, Fluffy, irresistible pastry that originates from Eastern Europe. These twisted, spiral, chimney shaped treats are not just delicious, but fascinating to watch being made right before your eyes. The STACKERY specializes in making these unforgettable pastries from scratch giving you the freshest taste and quality. Our Breads are always homemade, made to order, and paired with the best mother nature has to offer to give you a delightful and pleasing experience! We combine them with farm sourced organic fruits, spreads, and meats of your choice for a unbeatable TREAT. Old World Europe in the palm of your hands. Build the "Ultimate Stack". #TheStackery
Taylor Street Soap Co.
Our soap is made from scratch with ingredients like olive oil, coconut oil, avocado oil, shea butter and cocoa butter. All recipes have been formulated by us over a period of many years of trial and error. We believe that natural products should be beautiful, functional and fun to use. In addition to cold process soap, our brand features a variety of great body and home products. Solid lotion sticks, refreshing linen sprays, luxurious lip balms, exfoliating sugar scrubs and dreamy whipped soaps are sure to be an ideal gift for you or someone special.
Visit the Taylor Street Soap Co. website
Meckenheim - Germany
Viktoria Anna Ornaments and Sweet Shoppe
Poland / Chicago, IL - USA
All natural handmade gingerbread and sugar cookies, caramels , hard candies, chocolate figurines and glass ornaments. Designed in Chicago and handmade in Poland.
Beautiful, hand-woven alpaca scarves, shawls, ponchos, socks, blankets and plush, handmade stuffed animals. Produced fair-trade by a single Ecuadorian family.
Visit the Winterbourne Alpaca website
Yo Sox boats over 150 designs of Men and Women’s funky socks. No matter what the occasion, you’ll always get compliments when these are on your feet. We’re focused on stylish, comfortable socks at an affordable price point.
Visit the Yo Sox website