Christkindlmarket Huntsville returns for its third year, this time for three days December 6-8th to the historical Downtown Square. Christkindlmarket Huntsville is the largest Christmas market in Alabama. Featured in Food and Wine & AAA Alabama Journey Magazine.

This German-inspired Christmas market is home to dozens of local and national craft vendors. Thousands of attendees are expected throughout the weekend from Huntsville, the Tennessee Valley and beyond. 360 entertainment on all four sides of square with live music, Santa Claus and delicious traditional foods, will surely get you in the Holiday spirit.

Christkindlmarket Huntsville 2018

Christkindlmarket Huntsville is Free

What’s better than enjoying a fun event?  When you don’t have to pay to be there. Christkindlmarket Huntsville is free for the public, because of the support of the Huntsville community and generous sponsors who want to make sure this event is a success.

The Market has been Nationally Recognized

Christkindlmarket Huntsville been featured in Food and Wine Magazine along with AAA, Alabama Journey Magazine. The Christkindlmarket has been recognized as the best Christmas market in North Alabama and is continuing to grow in success every year.

There will be a large selection of Craft Vendors

If you are looking for the perfect stocking stuffer or a one of a kind gift that can be passed down through generations, you’ll find it here. Christkindlmarket Huntsville has a large selection of vendors from across Huntsville and the South East Region. In the past Christkinldmarket has had over 50 craft vendors from traditional ornament makers to soaps and children's clothing. This year, there will be even more vendors to choose from that can make any Christmas list complete.

Give Back to a Local Charity

Christkinldmarket is partnering with Free 2 Teach in furthering their mission. Free 2 Teach works with teachers to ensure that they have the resources and financial help the need to make their classrooms successful year round. As a family friendly event Christkindlmarket understands the importance of education in a family and how necessary it is that your children receive the best education possible. We want to be apart of furthering that mission by providing a platform for Free 2 Teach to collect classroom items and raise awareness.

The Location - Downtown Huntsville Square

Thanks to Downtown Huntsville Inc, Christkindlmarket Huntsville is excited to bring this event to the historic Downtown Huntsville Square. This will allow you to have a full day of Holiday family fun. You can visit the Skating in the Park in front of the Museum of Art, take a stroll through the Tinsel Trail in Big Spring Park and then head up to the Square to the Christkindlmarket for shopping, German-inspred food and drinks, and live entertainment. To finish it off you can take a picture with Santa Claus to make your day one to remember.

Christkindlmarket Huntsville 2018

Purple cup it!

Downtown Huntsville is a part of the Arts & Entertainment District, which means feel free to grab a purple cup and use it at any of the surrounding restaurants and bars to enjoy a German inspired drink that will put you right into the Holiday spirit.

Free Entertainment

Did we mention Live Entertainment? While you shop let the music from the Little German Band of Huntsville fill your ears. And you won’t want to miss the talented kids from Lyrique Music Productions as they sing some of your favorite Christmas songs. And it wouldn’t be Christmas without a special appearance from the man himself, Santa Claus!

Christkindlmarket Huntsville 2018

Special Hotel Rates for Visitors

Christkindlmarket Huntsville has partnered with surrounding area hotels to provide you with a special rate the weekend of the market. See how we do Christmas in Huntsville and make your stay even more special by getting a room at the AC Hotel, Embassy Suites, or SpringHill Suites, all conveniently located within a mile of the square.

Get a taste of a German outdoor Christmas market

Last but certainly not least, enjoy our version of a German Christmas Market. Get a taste of Germany with some of the markets traditional foods such a bratwurst, a famous potato pancake or drinks like mulled wine. Snag a cuckoo clock or a nutcracker at one of the vendor booths, dance along to the German band play traditional folk music. And take in the sites with beautiful Christmas decorations that will transport you to a European town center. Let us bring a little piece of Germany to you right here in Huntsville.

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