VENDOR INFO

Christkindlmarkt LaPorte

  • FOOD & DRINK
  • MARKET & ENTERTAINMENT
  • CHRISTMAS TREES

 

A Christmas market tradition stretches back to Germany during the middle ages. Over the centuries, the joys of the traditional Christmas markets spread from town to town, and around the world! Christkindlmarkt is the German name for the traditional Christmas market, literally translated as "Christ child market." These markets feature a delightful blend of holiday food, drinks, gifts, and decorations. Various regions of Germany became well-known for their hand-crafted Christmas decorations, wood-working, artwork, or textiles. Today, millions of people enjoy Germany's Christmas markets each year at a variety of locations. Bethany Lutheran Church with the help of some great friends is bringing a taste of this tradition to LaPorte.

 

 

MARKET OPEN DAILY

THANKSGIVING WEEKEND

FRIDAY, 11/26: 11AM - 7PM

SATURDAY, 11/27: 9AM - 7PM

SUNDAY, 11/28: 11AM - 5PM

Plan for Thanksgiving Weekend?  

CHRISTKINDLMARKT DATES & HOURS

Friday, November 26: 11pm-7pm

Saturday, November 27: 9am-7pm

Sunday, November 28: 11pm-5pm

SCHEDULE

Located at LaPark Playground

Corner of 1st & G Streets

FOOD & DRINK

German Food. Pastries.
Hot Chocolate. S'mores.

Biergarten. German Beer. Mulled Wine.Craft & Domestic Beers.

ICE SKATING RINK

An ice skating rink with artificial ice will be at the center of things  complete with rental skates and attendants.

SPONSORS NEEDED

Call 219-363-8060

CURLING

A little grown up fun and competition with a curling ice rink. Find out why it's called "chess on ice" as you and your friends try to outdo other teams. Prizes. By the Biergarten.

The Market

Quality art, crafts, toys and more. Christmas EVERYTHING! The Market will wrap around the skating rink and you'll enjoy the magic and the smell of fresh Christmas Trees throughout the market that are available for sale. Pre-order your tree today!

Vendor applications are being accepted.

VENDOR INFO LINK

Please include picture or website link with your items for consideration. Questions? Call 219-362-3312

HELP CREATE THE WINTERWONDERLAND OF CHRISTKINDLMARKT

ORDER YOUR  CHRISTMAS TREE

By purchasing a tree, you help transform a local playground parking lot into a Winter Wonderland for all to enjoy at the Christkindlmarkt. Your tree will be a part of the twinkling forest and will go home with you after the event.Place your order by selecting from the available trees. Tree Pick Up: We will be onsite to help you load your tree when you come to pick up! Your tree will be ready for pick up on Sunday, November 28th between 12 - 4 PM

CHRISTMAS TREE PRE-SALE

BEGINS OCTOBER 30TH

QUESTIONS? Email contact@bethanylaporte.org

Garland, Swags, Wreaths, & Kissing Boughs also available.

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

Amazing musical entertainment brings the Christkindlmarkt to life.

11-3pm: TBA

3-7pm: TBA

Friday Entertainment

11-3pm: TBA

3-5pm: TBA

5-7pm: TBA

Saturday Entertainment

12-2pm: TBA

2-4pm: TBA

Sunday Entertainment

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VENDOR REGISTRATION

Wanted: Artists. Creatives. Crafters. Builders. Bakers. Makers.

It's a simple application. Tell us your name and contact and share a link to your website, Facebook, Etsy, Instagram, or somewhere we can see what you sell.

Vendor fee: $30 per day but must commit to all 3 days. $90 total. Paid security on site Friday and Saturday over night. Vendors are also asked to donate one item for a fundraising auction held to benefit the LaPark Inclusive Playground.