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Christkindlmarket Chicago - German American Services, LLC


The Christkindlmarket Chicago brings a cherished German and European tradition to Chicago. The city's largest open-air Christmas festival features gifts, food and holiday cheer.

Christkindlmarket is an enchanting and inviting holiday village nestled in the center of the city’s downtown. Inspired by the 16th century Christkindlesmarkt in Nuremberg, Germany, one of the first holiday markets of its kind, the Christkindlmarket is well-known for its vendors’ high quality gifts and food, holiday cheer, and for being the ideal place for families to create their own holiday traditions.

Each year, people from all over the world visit the free Christkindlmarket Chicago. The unique shopping experience, typical German food and drinks and diverse holiday enteratinment make it a holiday tradition and staple. Christkindlmarket Chicago is no longer just a German tradition; it has become a Chicago institution.

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