No, the spelling is not wrong – the Excelsior Christkindlsmarkt is correct! Inspired by the traditional German, open-air Christmas markets, Excelsior Christkindlsmarkt brings a cherished German tradition with local charm and a festive holiday atmosphere.
The festival features German holiday foods, decor, gifts and entertainment for the entire family. This event is FREE and open to the public.
This year’s event takes place from November 29th through December 1st. Hours are 10 am – 7 pm Friday and Saturday and 11 am – 4 pm Sunday. The Biergarten is open until 10 pm both Friday and Saturday night.
Meet the live reindeer and Father Christmas, ride the NorthPole Trolley, listen to live music and ride a horse drawn buggy. Sip a mug of gluhwein and do your Christmas shopping.
Watch the Children’s Lighted Lantern Parade, a sight to behold of 1,000+ children with glowing lights and take the kids to KinderWorld, a children’s heated center for music, storytelling and more.
The heated KinderWorld is Sugar Plum Fairyland where children experience the wonder and fun of Christmas time.
The merriment of the season is celebrated with storytelling, traditional Christmas stories, Balloon Artist, Enchanted Frozen Princesses, Christmas Music, the Christkind Angel, Father Christmas and more. New this year – an Enchanted Frozen Sisters Tea Party!
Visit the Excelsior Christmas website for a full schedule of events.