Market Map & Vendors

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Map of the 2021 Christkindlmarket Chicago

Exclusive spot for the reserved table program, read more about it at Stammtisch Table Reservations.

Delicious hot pretzels in various flavors, including traditional, and stuffed with tasty fillings. Hot cider also available.

DönerMen started with a simple idea; bring German Imbiss (street food) to Chicago. Where Bavarian beer hall fare is what Americans have come to think of as German food, Imbiss is a popular and rich side of German cuisine that draws from various intersecting food cultures in Europe.
DönerMen is anthropology through food. Try Currywurst, a post-war Berlin invention combining Indian spices via British Imperialism and German sausage in one dish. Or try the other DönerMen stalwart, Döner Kebab, a marriage of flavors brought to Germany by Turkish immigrants in the early 1970’s, packaged for the fast pace of modern Berlin.
Sound highfalutin? It’s not. You know how the U.S has tex-mex? This is sorta of a Ger-Turk. Or is it Turk-Ger? Either way it’s delicious.
DönerMen opened a brick and mortar location on Chicago’s North Side at 2849 W Belmont that pairs fine brews and international liquors with their cuisine. Prost!

A variety of sweet and savory treats. Bread rolls with fish, with your choice of salted or sour pickled herring, or salmon and Traditional East German desserts such as Ossi Grütze.

These puzzles are the perfect gift for Christmas! They are lots of fun to build for both children and adults alike. Start easy and complete one in minutes, or challenge yourself and take your time building!

We are dedicated to carry high quality, unique items made in Bavaria/ Germany. Hand made and artistic holiday ornaments (trees, stars, Santas, nativity scenes, animals, angels, snow men and so much more…) Engraved Bavarian Weizen Beer glasses.

We do free engravings on almost all our ornament. Visit us at www.bavarian-glass-art.com

Sausages including: Nürnberger, Frankfurter, Weißwürste, Thüringer and Currywurst. Sauerkraut, snow balls and hot & cold drinks. Nürnberger and spicy Kilometer sausages, Leberkäse (traditional sliced pork loaf), Sauerkraut, fried potatoes, potato pancakes, smoked pork loin, grilled chicken breast and hot & cold drinks.

Large assortment of fresh sweet and savory strudels and puffs.

One of the most famous Christmas stores in the world from Rothenburg/Germany, has a permanent place here in Chicago at the market. Its walk-in booth holds holiday ornaments, pyramids, nativity scenes and many, many more gifts and specialty items.

Walk-in cabin with an extensive assortment of glass ornaments.
https://www.germanglass.com/

Famous Stollen (traditional German holiday cake), strudel, hot chocolate and other delightful baked goods to enjoy at the market or to take home.

The wood for our hand-crafted nativities and ornaments is acquired by pruning the Holy Land olive wood tree: no trees are cut down to create our products. Each piece is unique due to the individual grain of the wood from each tree as well as the woodworker’s personal style.

Sausages including: Nürnberger, Frankfurter, Weißwürste, Thüringer and Currywurst. Sauerkraut, snow balls and hot & cold drinks. Nürnberger and spicy Kilometer sausages, Leberkäse (traditional sliced pork loaf), Sauerkraut, fried potatoes, potato pancakes, smoked pork loin, grilled chicken breast and hot & cold drinks.

Sausages including: Nürnberger, Frankfurter, Weißwürste, Thüringer and Currywurst. Sauerkraut, snow balls and hot & cold drinks. Nürnberger and spicy Kilometer sausages, Leberkäse (traditional sliced pork loaf), Sauerkraut, fried potatoes, potato pancakes, smoked pork loin, grilled chicken breast and hot & cold drinks.

Try the iconic market beverages: Imported German hot spiced wine and beer. You need to be 21+ to purchase alcoholic beverages on-site.

Wisconsin artisanal cheesemakers featuring our Alpine-style Raclette.

Chiya Chai, 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 at Christkindlmarket Chicago offers fresh made doughnuts, curry fries and chili potatoes along with cold weather Chai favorites like Chai Apple Pie, Pumpkin Spice and Pecan Maple.

Bratwurst, potato pancakes, Currywurst, Leberkäse, Sauerkraut, hot soups and hot & cold drinks. For more information be sure to check Traditional German Food out on Facebook!

Assorted roasted nuts and German Gingerbread treats.

Original German beer steins and glasses. For more information be sure to check German Steins & Souvenirs out on Facebook!

Candles, ceramic houses in the form of popular German buildings and churches etc., paper stars, home décor, and tea-light gift items.

Bob has six certificates from The Chocolate Academy, and he is bringing his out-of-this-world Belgian Hot Chocolate, to Christkindlmarket Chicago this year! Made onsite, with homemade whipped cream, Bob combines dark and milk 100% 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 dee-licious products for you to take home and enjoy. Stix and Mix. They make fantastic Christmas gifts. Indulge in a cup of LUXURIOUS chocolate. Bob’s Belgian Hot Chocolate! The Best of the Best!

Wooden Wonders specializes in hand-painted nesting dolls, beautifully-carved wooden Santa Clauses, traditional wooden and glass Christmas tree ornaments, amber jewelry, delicate glass figurines and many other collectibles that represent Eastern Slavic best folk craft traditions.

Get this year’s Christkindlmarket Merchandise: From pins, beanies, hats and scarfs to gift boxes, ornaments, and mugs, we have it all – as long as supplies last!

Dr. Silkman’s is the proud maker and purveyor of the best small-batch, handmade, natural bath and body products found anywhere. The highlight of the shop is the Body Lotion Candles. What’s that? Just like it sounds! Light, melt, and apply. These amazing dual use candles are rich in vitamins A,C,E,F, and antioxidants, and are a treat for the skin from head to toe. Other goodies found in the shop include generously sized bars of natural handmade soap, organic beard care supplies, shaving gear, and much more.

Pook is simply the world’s warmest, most unique and truly, most fashionable winter apparel around. From the runways of Milan to the pizza houses of Illinois, you want to be seen wearing Pook.

Bratwurst, potato pancakes, Currywurst, Leberkäse, Sauerkraut, hot soups and hot & cold drinks. For more information be sure to check Traditional German Food out on Facebook!

Try the iconic market beverages: Imported German hot spiced wine and beer. You need to be 21+ to purchase alcoholic beverages on-site.

Schnitzel, chicken sandwiches, German burgers, potato pancakes, goulash soup, French fries, hot & cold drinks.

Authentic German goods, featuring cuckoo clocks from the Black Forest, Christian Ulbricht nutcrackers and German smokers, Christmas nativity sets, pyramids, ornaments, tea light holders, and other hand carved wood crafts. Visit Fehrenbach’s online shop to see some of the cuckoo clocks they are bringing to Christkindlmarket as well as their ANRI wood figures and German beer steins.

Brightly colored wreaths, glistening bells, cherub-like angels, twinkling candles, jolly Santas, nativities and more – all carefully hand painted on durable pewter. Collectibles to last for generations and delight Christmas after Christmas. Bavarian Pewter features a number of traditional and unique pewter ornaments, all “Made in Bavaria/Germany”, to trim a Christmas tree, adorn a wreath, or accent a centerpiece. Bavarian Pewter’s enchanting Christmas ornaments embody the wonder and delight of the holiday season. Visit us at www.BavarianTradition.com.

Traditional lace products, including tablecloths, runners and doilies from Plauen, Germany.

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, handcrafted clove & spice wreaths,nativities in splint boxes, and delicately carved Krampus figurines. Visit us at www.BavarianTradition.com.

Organic French Gourmet Pastries; Inspirational items and gifts, Christmas Nativity Sets & more.
The Religious Nuns and Friars of St Roger Abbey work for the poorest of the poor and all those who suffer in their heart or in their body, with no distinction of race, class, gender or creed, in the USA and in their missions overseas, through their soup kitchens, after school programs, food nutrition services to the homeless, schools, orphanages and clinics, along with care to lepers, visits to prisoners and more.
When you purchase from St Roger Abbey, you help a noble cause: which is to provide relief to physical and spiritual misery and to feed the hungry.

United Chocolate Works is all about pushing boundaries of chocolate creations. Our mission is simple: sourcing only the best quality cocoa beans and form them into truly unique and fun forms! The only limit is imagination and we have plenty of that. We love to experiment with new creations and finding new ways to create ingenious forms of chocolates that will mesmerize and surprise and bring joy to everyone. Truly singular, our chocolates both look and taste fantastic! Enjoy!

Nutcrackers, Smokers, Wooden Ornaments and Pyramids from the Erzgebirge in Germany. Our original and diverse products are deeply rooted in the tradition of our regional craftsmanship. Erzgebirge folk art has fascinated many for generations. A broad variety of our assortment of products is especially important to us. We are always trying to offer unusual products from smaller manufacturers.
Purchase our handmade products now from Saxony! Visit our store: www.nutcrackerland-Chicago.com

Hand-painted Polish pottery from Boleslawiec Poland and Austrian imports including nativity scenes in miniature boxes, Christmas, Winter and Summer ornaments, as well as Swarovski crystal gift items.

Wisconsin artisanal cheesemakers featuring our famous Baked Cheese and Hot Honeycrisp Apple Cider.

SaraBoo Creek’s original ornament designs are all artisan made in Illinois and may be personalized for free on site!

Great collection of premium Loose Leaf Tea (2006-2011 World awarded), Hot Tea to go and gift sets.

BearHands & Buddies has been in business for 17 years manufacturing a unique line of animal themed mittens, hats & scarves that are popular with kids & adults alike. We sell to many different stores, national parks and zoos but we love participating in retail markets during the holiday season, especially the Christkindlmarket, which is our favorite!
Our paw shaped, Thinsulate lined mittens are super warm and are both fun & functional as you are able to take your hands out without removing the mittens. They are available in a rainbow of fleece colors and cozy faux fur designs in sizes ranging from infant to adult L. Accompanying the mittens are our buddy scarves and hats. These products incorporate a plush toy so kids can stay warm in a fun way, giving their plush buddy a ride, while leaving their hands free to play.
Additionally, we carry an assortment of animal themed plush toys, kids apparel and accessories that make great holiday gifts.

Pure Honey – natural and healthy – from Germany and all over Europe. Honey infused with Raspberry, Elderberry, Ginger, Jalapeño, Strawberry, Cinnamon and more…Body Care with Honey and Beeswax. 

Honey Candy and natural Beeswax Candles. We can’t wait to welcome you at our honey booth or visit us at www.honeyshop24.com. 

Do you love animals and mystical creatures?
Are you looking for a unique gift for somebody who does?
We are happy to present you a collection of hand-crafted animal figurines of all kinds, as well as dragons, fairies and gargoyles, to name a few.
From small whimsical stick pencil sitters, animal shaped key rings and incense smoking dragons to impressive carved sculptures of moose, wolves and much more, everybody can find a favorite gift at our booth.
Originally based in Germany, we started with a little pottery in Leipzig. Personal contacts to artisans and little craft workshops in other countries gave us the opportunity to develop a network that now allows us to offer unique hand-made crafts made after our own design.
Besides all the animal themed gifts we also carry handcrafted wooden decorative items from the Black Forest area in Germany; you will find a selection of attractive accessories for your home and pretty Christmas decorations.

Tea, silver jewelry, silk and pashmina scarves, mountain goat wool jackets and sweaters, and many more beautifully handcrafted gifts from Nepal and the Himalayas.

“From our Famliy to Yours”… Handblown and handpainted ornaments from Lauscha, Germany.

Peruvian jewelry, scarves, hats and holiday gift items.

Hand-painted mouth-blown ornaments from Poland and unique holiday gifts from abroad.

Leather purses, backpacks and bamboo jewelry. Handmade Alpaca wool sweaters, ponchos, scarves, gloves, and hats.

Beautiful, hand-woven alpaca scarves, shawls, socks, and plush, handmade stuffed animals. Founded by Canadian designers, they work with a single Ecuadorian family and a Peruvian women’s cooperative to produce beautiful winter accessories.

The authentic handcrafted ornaments capture the spirit of Christmas in Bavaria and the Erzgebirge and are based on traditional yuletide designs. The ornaments are available in a variety of styles and sizes and include whimsical figurines, hand painted woodned ornaments, stocking stuffers and delicately carved wood figurines. Items can be used as tealight holders, advent calendars or stocking stuffers. There is also a variety of wooden hanging pyramides and straw angels that can be used as Christmas tree toppers. Visit us at www.BavarianTradition.com.

We carry a variety of hand crafted gifts which include woven scarves, wool shawls, pashminas, hand painted ornaments, and spiritual artifacts. These items were created by village artesans from all over India.

Do you love animals and mystical creatures?
Are you looking for a unique gift for somebody who does?
We are happy to present you a collection of hand-crafted animal figurines of all kinds, as well as dragons, fairies and gargoyles, to name a few.
From small whimsical stick pencil sitters, animal shaped key rings and incense smoking dragons to impressive carved sculptures of moose, wolves and much more, everybody can find a favorite gift at our booth.
Originally based in Germany, we started with a little pottery in Leipzig. Personal contacts to artisans and little craft workshops in other countries gave us the opportunity to develop a network that now allows us to offer unique hand-made crafts made after our own design.
Besides all the animal themed gifts we also carry handcrafted wooden decorative items from the Black Forest area in Germany; you will find a selection of attractive accessories for your home and pretty Christmas decorations.

Assortment of roasted nuts, gingerbread, and German cookies. A huge assortment of German chocolates & candy, Stollen (traditional German holiday cake), popcorn and cotton candy.

Try the iconic market beverages: Imported German hot spiced wine and beer. You need to be 21+ to purchase alcoholic beverages on-site.

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