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Christkindl Market

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Welcome to a New Christkindl Experience for 2020

Kitchener’s annual 4-day Christkindl Market is going virtual this year and expanding to 24 days! Relive the sights and sounds of the festival from previous years and enjoy new additions such as recipes, stories of traditions, a downtown walking tour, and online shopping from your favorite butchers, bakers, and toymakers.

This year’s 24th annual Christkindl Market 2020 includes:

  • 24-day online Advent calendar to enjoy and relive memories over the past 23 years.
  • Christkindl Marketplace where you can shop for unique gifts from your favorite vendors – holiday gifts, traditional and handmade treasures as well as delicious holiday specialty foods and treats.
  • Christkindl Market-In-A-Box gives you an enhanced Christkindl experience at home. A limited number of boxes will be available for sale.

Christkindl Market is a centuries-old festival of German Christmas that was first celebrated in Kitchener in 1997. This beloved family tradition typically sees 40-thousand visitors in downtown Kitchener over 4 days. 2020’s new format means everyone can enjoy the festival safely from their home for 24 days!

    200 King Street, West 7th Floor, Kitchener, ON

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