2022 Market Hours
NOVEMBER 19 - DECEMBER 30
*Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
The Market is officially CLOSED for the 2022 season.
See you next year!
Special hours of operation on
Nov 23 (Wed): 11 am - 9 pm
Dec 3 (Sat): 11 am - 10 pm
Dec 10 (Sat): 11 am - 10 pm
Dec 19-22 (Mon-Thurs): 11 am - 9 pm
Dec 24 (Sat): 11 am - 4 pm
Dec 26-30 (Mon-Fri): 11 am - 9 pm

2024 Market Hours
NOVEMBER 23 - DECEMBER 24
*Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
Monday & Tuesday:
CLOSED
Wednesday & Thursday:
4 - 9 pm
Friday & Saturday:
12 - 9 pm
Sunday:
12 - 8 pm
Special Hours
Nov 27 : Noon - 9 pm
Dec 16 & 17 : 4 - 9 pm
Dec 23 : Noon - 9 pm
Dec 24 : Noon - 4 pm

365

service days

26350

DISHES SERVED

157

Types of wine

25400

CUSTOMER COUNT

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The Kulturecke

- Presented by IHS & IGHS -

Our market partnered with the Indiana German Heritage Society and the Indiana Historical Society in 2019 to bring our guests the Kulturecke! A fabulous space to explore Indiana's rich German-American history. German immigrants contributed in many ways to the state: business, education, architecture and even Christmas traditions. You might be surprised to find how many Christmas traditions originated in Germany and were brought to Indiana by German immigrants! The Kulturecke will allow you to explore the top 10 Christmas traditions you didn't know were German as well as other fun and informative facts about German influence on culture.


Take a virtual tour of the Carmel Christkindlmarkt Kulturecke!

New this year!

New this year, we’re inviting high school and college students to apply to be our Kulturecke Docent! This scholarship program is a fantastic opportunity to get involved with the Carmel Christkindlmarkt and bring history and cultural awareness to Carmel, Indiana. Sponsored by the Indiana German Heritage Society, the Kulturecke Docent will wear a special outfit, be present in the hut to welcome visitors, and provide helpful and interesting facts found in the Kulturecke.
Click here to learn about the Kulturecke Docent Scholarship Program
Indiana German Heritage Society
Das Deutsche Haus–Athenaeum
401 East Michigan Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
ighs.org

The Indiana German Heritage Society is a statewide heritage organization founded in 1984 to commemorate the 1983 German American Immigration Tricentennial. The IGHS is dedicated to the exploration, discovery, study, preservation,sharing, and celebration of Indiana’s rich German heritage. The term “German” is not limited to Germany, but includes all of German-speaking Europe. The IGHS promotes German heritage through its publications, exhibits, student scholarships, conferences, participation in festivals, and awarding the title of Hoosier German American of the Year. The IGHS cooperates with other organizations, including the German American Klub, Palatines to America, Indiana Historical Society, Society for German American Studies, Friends of Wyneken, Athenaeum Turners, Carmel Christkindlmarkt, Athenaeum Foundation, Indianapolis-Cologne Sister City Committee, and many more. We welcome you to join the Society. Among other activities, IGHS members are invited to participate in a monthly Stammtisch program at Das Deutsche Haus–Athenaeum in Indianapolis. The program includes dinner, conversation, and a presentation by a guest speaker regarding topics of interest to German Americans. Members do not have to be German and we look forward to your application.

Indiana Historical Society
Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center
450 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
indianahistory.org

Since 1830 the Indiana Historical Society has been Indiana’s StorytellerTM, connecting people to the past by collecting, preserving, and sharing the state’s history. A private, nonprofit membership organization, IHS maintains the nation’s premier research library and archives on the history of Indiana and the Old Northwest and presents a unique set of visitor experiences called the Indiana Experience. IHS also provides support and assistance to local museums and historical groups; publishes books and periodicals; sponsors teacher workshops; produces and hosts art exhibitions, museum theater, and outside performance groups; and provides youth, adult, and family programs. IHS is a Smithsonian Affiliate and a member of the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience.

Serving in Your Christkindlmarkt

-OUR TEAM-

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If you are interested in volunteering, check out all the ways that you can Get Involved.
Reams of Paper
Notecards with Envelopes
Crayons
Colorful Construction Paper
Tape of all kinds
4" Tissue Paper Squares
Metallic Gold Pipe Cleaners
Thanks for supporting this holiday family fun!