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So Much More Than a Holiday Destination

Christkindlmarkt presented by Univest Financial is a one-of-a-kind family event that brings the spirit of Bethlehem alive with the season. Twice recognized as one of the best holiday markets in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure, this heart-warming holiday event features:

  • Aisles of handmade works by more than 150 of the nation’s finest artisans.
  • The ring-ting-tingling sounds of live Christmas music and jolly, old St. Nick’s hearty laughter.
  • Ice carving and glassblowing demonstrations, including the popular Hot Glass Experience Glass Ornament sessions.
  • Käthe Wohlfahrt, offering handmade ornaments, nutcrackers and collectibles from Germany.
  • Breakfast with St. Nicholas, November 30, December 7 and December 14 (additional ticket required).

Christkindlmarkt 2019 season begins on Friday, November 22 and runs weekends until December 22! Click here to view the schedule.

New for 2019:
  • Visit our outdoor artisan huts, fire pits and igloos in the Outdoor Village!
  • Come to our pet photo sessions with St. Nicholas on Friday, Nov. 22 & Friday, Dec. 6 from 5:30-7 p.m. For $5, your pet can join in on the family fun at Christkindlmarkt, and its ticket can be redeemed toward a photo package with jolly old St. Nicholas!

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Skip the box office line and get your tickets in advance (valid any day of the 2019 season)

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