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 & FIRST WEEKEND OF DECEMBER

FRIDAY, 11/26 & 12/2: 11AM - 7PM

SATURDAY, 11/27 & 12/3: 11AM - 7PMSUNDAY, 11/28 & 12/4: 12AM - 5PM

Plan for Thanksgiving Weekend?  

CHRISTKINDLMARKT DATES & HOURS

Friday, November 25: 11am-7pm

Saturday, November 26: 11am-7pm

Sunday, November 27: 12pm-5pm

 

Friday, December 2: 11pm-7pm

Saturday, December 3: 11am-7pm

Sunday, December 4: 12pm-5pm

SCHEDULE

LaPorte County Fairgrounds

NEW LOCATION FOR 2022

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  complete with rental skates - make a skate donation and skate away!

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.

Scroll down to complete a quick form to apply.

Please include picture or website link with your items for consideration.

Note: direct sale companies (Scentsy, Pampered Chef, CBD Oils, etc.) are not allowed as a stand alone vendor. If at least a portion of your booth is a hand crafted, personally made, or unique - we will consider.

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 during open hours of the market.

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

4-7pm: Die Musikmeisters

Friday Entertainment

11-3pm: The German Band
4-7pm: TBA

Saturday Entertainment


1-4pm: Die Musikmeisters

Sunday Entertainment

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VENDOR REGISTRATION

YES... BOOTH SPACES ARE  AVAILABLE.

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: $100-200 per weekend depending on if you choose tent or indoor area. Sorry, no one day vendors. Paid security on site Friday and Saturday Nights.

LINK TO MORE DETAILED APPLICATION ABOUT POTENTIAL NEW VENUE:

NEW VENUE APP

APPLICATIONS OPEN

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