READ TIME 3 MIN – What should an authentic German Christmas Market have besides the variety of vendors from Germany and all around the world? German Entertainment, German Activations and German Goodies!
You can find all that at the Christkindlmarket Chicago at Daley Plaza!
You’re in for a Caffeinated Treat – Try Tchibo Coffee
Europe’s #1 coffeehouse will be making their debut appearance at the Christkindlmarket Chicago, running long weekends through December 19th. During this time, you can spread and feel the holiday “tcheer” by enjoying FREE cups of hot, fresh coffee at the Tchibo booth from Thursdays to Sundays. Visitors can also test out “The Tchibo”—a revolutionary, bean-to-brew, German engineered (and GACC award-winning!)—coffee machine. Other holiday coffee bundles will be on display, which are available for purchase online.
Enjoy National Cookie Day a little early – Try Bahlsen Cookies
Start out your day with a sweet treat! The first 4,500 Christkindlmarket Chicago guests on Thursday, December 2nd, will be one of the lucky ones to receive a sample of Germany’s beloved Bahlsen Choco Leibniz cookie.
Celebrate the First Official Christkindlmarket Chicago Day – Try Haribo
We have a few online and in-person surprises planned for you on December 1st. If you’re one of the first 100 visitors at either location (Christkindlmarket Chicago and Christkindlmarket Wrigleyville), you get to sample some Haribo Goldbears at the entrance.
Enjoy Live Music from our Alpine Brass Bands at Both Locations
Not only does the Phenix Trio wear their perfect Bavarian outfits every time they perform at the market, they also make sure to include festive German songs in their repertoire. You can find them at the Christkindlmarket Chicago at Daley Plaza every Friday from 5 – 9 PM.
On Saturdays, the Alpine Brass Quartet plays traditional music from 1 – 4 PM.
New at the Christkindlmarket Wrigleyville at Gallagher Way this year: the Euro Express Band. They play American Heritage Music that can typically be found at Oktoberfest celebrations. You can find their performance days and times in the Wrigleyville Event Calendar.