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READ TIME 4 MIN – The opening of our Christkindlmarket locations does not only mean festive decorations and twinkling lights but also the return of beloved vendors that add a touch of warmth and charm to the Christkindlmarket experience. A Christkindlmarket staple that has captured the hearts of market-goers at all three locations is POOK. Renowned for their cozy and stylish winter essentials, read about the origins of their signature style.
READ TIME 2 MIN – With over 100 vendors from all over the world across all three market locations, the Christkindlmarket is absolutely remarkable in its variety of food and holiday gifts. Whether you go to Aurora, Chicago, or Wrigleyville – every market location has a unique selection of vendors that are combining cherished European tradition with international flair and local charm. Our diversity of vendors make the Christkindlmarket the authentic German-style holiday market experience it is today.
READ TIME 3 MIN – We are counting down the weeks to the Holiday Season while it’s still Octoberfest Time … or, is it? The name might be slightly misleading, but one of the most popular German traditions celebrated world-wide, the Oktoberfest, actually begins in September and only lasts until the beginning of October.
READ TIME 4 MIN – That special time of the year is fast approaching: The Millenium Tree Christmas tree is glistening, the Thanksgiving Day Parade marches down Michigan Avenue, and the Christkindlmarket opens its doors once again for another season of Gluehwein, Bratwurst and holiday cheer. With over 25 years of history, the Christkindlmarket is a holiday staple in the Chicago area and will be returning this year with three locations across Chicago and the suburbs.
READ TIME 3 MIN – With temperatures dropping below 30 degrees, winter is just around the corner – Perfect timing for all Chicagoans and Chicago visitors to get some warm winter gear. Our Christkindlmarket vendor Winterborn Alpaca produces high-quality winter clothes made out of Alpaca wool to make you feel warm and cozy when exploring the Christkindlmarket.