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
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Winter Pavilion - Entertainment

- Enjoy the holiday sounds & shows of the Market! -

The Winter Pavilion is located at the east end of the ice rink.

Our Winter Pavilion is a hub for entertainment, where you’ll find live music, performances, competitions and more. Stop by when you visit to hear some holiday music, or mark your calendar for our special events to spend dedicated time watching our incredible events. We promise you that every visit will have something new happening on our main stage!

- 2023 Entertainment Schedule -

All listed events have passed.  
Stay tuned for the 2024 schedule to be released closer to the season.
To view our full schedule, please visit our schedule page.
VENDOR APPLICATIONS ARE NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE 2021 CARMEL CHRISTKINDLMARKT.
Vendors interested in applying for the 2022 Carmel Christkindlmarkt may complete the application below.
Midwest Alphorn Retreat
November 18, 2023
12:00-12:45 PM
Entertainment
Midwest Alphorn Retreat, led by Dr. Peggy DeMers, will be performing traditional sounds of the Alps on their handmade authentic wooden Alphorns.
Jay Fox & the Jammin’ Germans
November 18, 2023
1:00-2:45 PM
Entertainment
German & Christmas Entertainment Show
Midwest Alphorn Retreat Photo Opt
November 18, 2023
1:30-2:00 PM
Entertainment
Get your photo taken with the Midwest Alphorn Retreat and their handmade, authentic wooden Alphorns.
Fort Wayne Tänzer
November 18, 2023
2:45-3:30 PM
Entertainment
Enjoy traditional German dance from this Fort Wayne, Indiana dancing troupe.
Midwest Alphorn Retreat Photo Opt
November 18, 2023
3:00-3:30 PM
Entertainment
Get your photo taken with the Midwest Alphorn Retreat and their handmade, authentic wooden Alphorns.
Midwest Alphorn Retreat
November 18, 2023
6:30-7:15 PM
Entertainment
Midwest Alphorn Retreat, led by Dr. Peggy DeMers, will be performing traditional sounds of the Alps on their handmade authentic wooden Alphorns.
Dickens Carolers
November 18, 2023
7:30-8:15 PM
Entertainment
Come enjoy your favorite carols and holiday standards presented by the Dickens Carolers from At Your Door Productions, providing seasonal cheer for almost thirty years across central Indiana.
Midwest Alphorn Retreat
November 18, 2023
8:15-9:00 PM
Entertainment
Midwest Alphorn Retreat, led by Dr. Peggy DeMers, will be performing traditional sounds of the Alps on their handmade authentic wooden Alphorns.
Midwest Alphorn Retreat
November 19, 2023
12:00-12:45 PM
Entertainment
Midwest Alphorn Retreat, led by Dr. Peggy DeMers, will be performing traditional sounds of the Alps on their handmade authentic wooden Alphorns.
Midwest Alphorn Retreat Photo Opt
November 19, 2023
1:00-1:30 PM
Entertainment
Get your photo taken with the Midwest Alphorn Retreat and their handmade, authentic wooden Alphorns.
Shannon Wise
November 19, 2023
1:00-1:45 PM
Entertainment
Celebrating this season with you and some of the best Holiday songs and arrangements!
Midwest Alphorn Retreat
November 19, 2023
2:00-2:45 PM
Entertainment
Midwest Alphorn Retreat, led by Dr. Peggy DeMers, will be performing traditional sounds of the Alps on their handmade authentic wooden Alphorns.
VOCE
November 19, 2023
3:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
Carolers strolling the Market and singing German carols.
Carmel Symphony Orchestra
November 19, 2023
3:00-3:45 PM
Entertainment
The Carmel Symphony Orchestra is the resident orchestra at the Palladium at the Center for Performing Arts.Performing acoustic renditions of Modern and Christmas classics.
Sarah Scharbrough Trio
November 19, 2023
4:00-5:45 PM
Entertainment
Enjoy this trio as they perform classic Christmas music with a jazz, pop, and gospel spin!
En Pointe Indiana Ballet
November 19, 2023
6:00-6:45 PM
Entertainment
Come enjoy an En Pointe Christmas!
Brian & Paula
November 19, 2023
7:00-7:45 PM
Entertainment
We will be performing Classic Christmas songs, current Christmas songs and some Christmas songs with a German Flair.
VENDOR APPLICATIONS ARE NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE 2021 CARMEL CHRISTKINDLMARKT.
Vendors interested in applying for the 2022 Carmel Christkindlmarkt may complete the application below.
Juke Fox
November 22, 2023
12:00-12:45 PM
Entertainment
Join Indianapolis Opera soprano, Anne Fuchs, and her accordionist father, Jim Fuchs, for an international songbook featuring German and American favorites.
Dianna Davis, Accordian Duo
November 22, 2023
1:00-1:45 PM
Entertainment
Traditional German and Christmas music on the accordion and guitar!
Indy Spotlight
November 22, 2023
2:00-2:45 PM
Entertainment
We are a vocal trio that has been singing together for 7 years.
Katherine Nagy
November 22, 2023
3:00-3:45 PM
Entertainment
Come join Katherine Nagy and her Trio as they serenade you with their soulful voices, beautiful harmonies and acoustic instruments. Learn more at katherinenagymusic.com
Ali Boice, Singer & Performer
November 22, 2023
4:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
Sweet Tunes Band
November 22, 2023
5:00-5:45 PM
Entertainment
Family friendly sing-along holiday music with the Sweet Tunes Family Band
Saxophone Christmas with Ed Pithey
November 22, 2023
6:00-6:45 PM
Entertainment
Smooth jazz Christmas favorites from Carmel’s own Ed Pithey
The Klezmets
November 22, 2023
7:00-8:45 PM
Entertainment
Founded by Dana Goot and born from a love of gypsy and klezmer music, the Klezmets’ music stirs up a smooth and fresh take on Balkan, Middle Eastern, American Songbook, and other world music.
Ellie Buening
November 24, 2023
12:00-12:45 PM
Entertainment
Singing seasonal favorites while performing on piano and ukulele.
The Klaberheads
November 24, 2023
1:00-2:45 PM
Entertainment
Sing along to a variety of German, traditional, and pop Christmas tunes guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit!
Johnny Koenig
November 24, 2023
4:00-5:45 PM
Entertainment
Johnny’s been playing accordion since he was 5 and performing professionally since he was 15. He’s always keeping his dad's band and the Polka greats like Frankie Yankovic and Walter Ostanek in mind when in front of people.
Jennie DeVoe
November 24, 2023
7:00-9:00 PM
Entertainment
Blues-Soul-Americana singer Jennie DeVoe and her band bring their own spin on Christmas classics.
Nostalgia Dance Center
November 25, 2023
12:00-12:45 PM
Entertainment
Nostalgia dancers will be performing works from their upcoming winter recital "Snow Day."
Dianna Davis, Accordian Duo
November 25, 2023
1:00-1:45 PM
Entertainment
Traditional German and Christmas music on the accordion and guitar!
Dickens Carolers
November 25, 2023
2:00-2:45 PM
Entertainment
Come enjoy your favorite carols and holiday standards presented by the Dickens Carolers from At Your Door Productions, providing seasonal cheer for almost thirty years across central Indiana.
Odd Man In
November 25, 2023
3:00-3:45 PM
Entertainment
Live performance of classic and modern Christmas favorites with an emphasis on jazz and swing.
Indianapolis Liederkranz
November 25, 2023
5:00-6:45 PM
Entertainment
Authentic German Christmas songs sung in German.
Indianapolis Liederkranz German Band
November 25, 2023
5:00-6:45 PM
Entertainment
As part of the Indianapolis Liederkranz we promote German traditions and heritage. Come enjoy our 10 -18 piece orchestra performing German Christmas music.
Blackjack Davey and the Rhythm Kings
November 25, 2023
4:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
Hailing from west of Indianapolis, this 4-piece ensemble consists of "Blackjack Davey" - David Moore on guitar and vocals, supported by "The Rhythm Kings"- James "Jimmy" Hornaday on bass, Ron "Roxy" Brown on drums, and Edward "Eddie" Pithey on saxophone. The band is known for taking familiar tunes from other genres and “twisting” those melodies and tempos to better represent Blues.
Johnny Koenig
November 25, 2023
7:00-8:45 PM
Entertainment
Johnny’s been playing accordion since he was 5 and performing professionally since he was 15. He’s always keeping his dad's band and the Polka greats like Frankie Yankovic and Walter Ostanek in mind when in front of people.
Die Fledermäuschen Tanzgruppe
November 26, 2023
12:00-12:45 PM
Entertainment
Come see Indianapolis' only German folk dance group perform, and join in the fun yourself!
Chad Brown
November 26, 2023
1:00-1:45 PM
Entertainment
Traditional Christmas music with a jazz/swing flair.
Mr. Daniel
November 26, 2023
1:00-1:45 PM
Entertainment
Mr. Daniel shares his love of music using singing, dancing, games, movements, and instruments.
Carmel High School Greyhound Sound
November 26, 2023
2:00 - 2:45 PM
Entertainment
Featuring full group numbers and smaller musical acts, Carmel High School’s upper-level tenor/bass choir, Greyhound Sound, is excited to return and share the holiday spirit with the Christkindlmarkt!
Carmel Symphony Orchestra
November 26, 2023
3:00-3:45 PM
Entertainment
The Carmel Symphony Orchestra is the resident orchestra at the Palladium at the Center for Performing Arts.Performing acoustic renditions of Modern and Christmas classics.
Mr. Daniel
November 26, 2023
4:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
Mr. Daniel shares his love of music using singing, dancing, games, movements, and instruments.
Eliott Ferguson
November 26, 2023
5:00-5:45 PM
Entertainment
Eliott Ferguson is an acoustic folk and blues musician with a quirky sense of humor.
Daniel Hicks Trio
November 26, 2023
6:00-6:45 PM
Entertainment
Your favorite Holiday season classics- reimagined as fresh, soulful, and swinging arrangements by the Daniel Hicks Trio.
Mr. Daniel
November 26, 2023
6:00-6:45 PM
Entertainment
Mr. Daniel shares his love of music using singing, dancing, games, movements, and instruments.
Brian & Paula
November 26, 2023
7:00-7:45 PM
Entertainment
We will be performing Classic Christmas songs, current Christmas songs and some Christmas songs with a German Flair.
VENDOR APPLICATIONS ARE NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE 2021 CARMEL CHRISTKINDLMARKT.
Vendors interested in applying for the 2022 Carmel Christkindlmarkt may complete the application below.
Carlos Torres Ponce
November 29, 2023
4:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
Carlos is a Peruvian musician with more than 20 years of experience playing wind instruments. He will be performing Christmas classics on wind instruments while providing a unique cultural experience.
Great Joy
November 29, 2023
5:00-5:45 PM
Entertainment
Celebrating this season with you and some of the best Holiday songs and arrangements!
The Elizabeth Lee Duo
November 29, 2023
6:00-6:45 PM
Entertainment
Local Carmel artist, Elizabeth Lee, will be performing Holiday songs with her dad, Bobby.
Odd Man In
November 29, 2023
7:00-7:45 PM
Entertainment
Live performance of classic and modern Christmas favorites with an emphasis on jazz and swing.
Saxophone Christmas with Ed Pithey
November 29, 2023
8:00-8:45 PM
Entertainment
Smooth jazz Christmas favorites from Carmel’s own Ed Pithey
Ali Boice, Singer & Performer
November 30, 2023
4:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
Sweet Tunes Band
November 30, 2023
5:00-5:45 PM
Entertainment
Family friendly sing-along holiday music with the Sweet Tunes Family Band
Castlewood Singers
November 30, 2023
6:00-6:45 PM
Entertainment
Castlewood Singers will perform a variety of Christmas music familiar, entertaining, and fun.
Sarah Scharbrough Duo
November 30, 2023
7:00-8:45 PM
Entertainment
Enjoy this duo as they perform classic Christmas music with a jazz, pop, and gospel spin!
Daniel Hicks Trio
December 1, 2023
4:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
Your favorite Holiday season classics- reimagined as fresh, soulful, and swinging arrangements by the Daniel Hicks Trio.
Behold the Lamb Ministries, Inc. ~ Soli Deo Gloria Concert Choir
December 1, 2023
5:00-5:45 PM
Entertainment
The Behold the Lamb Ministries, Inc. ~ Soli Deo Gloria Concert Choir (featured annually in The Hamilton County Passion Play and with choir members representing communities from across central Indiana) will present a choir concert of traditional and new Christmas music set to stirring new arrangements.
Jeff Russell
December 1, 2023
6:00-6:45 PM
Entertainment
Squeezin’ Christmas favorites on the accordion with Kreusch! (a.k.a Jeff Russell)
Duke Tumatoe & the Power Trio
December 1, 2023
7:00-8:45 PM
Entertainment
Blues
One Voice Indy
December 2, 2023
12:00-12:45 PM
Entertainment
We change lives by sharing the healing power of music with learning, laughter and love in every performance.
Indianapolis Liederkranz
December 2, 2023
1:00-1:45 PM
Entertainment
Authentic German Christmas songs sung in German.
Capital City Chorus
December 2, 2023
1:00-1:45 PM
Entertainment
Capital City Chorus is an all-women’s a cappella chorus based in Indianapolis, Indiana, singing music in the barbershop style. Chartered in 1956, CCC has been performing for local and international audiences ever since. We are an award-winning chorus with Sweet Adelines International, our parent organization.
Juke Fox
December 2, 2023
2:00-2:45 PM
Entertainment
Join Indianapolis Opera soprano, Anne Fuchs, and her accordionist father, Jim Fuchs, for an international songbook featuring German and American favorites.
Mr. Daniel
December 2, 2023
2:00-2:45 PM
Entertainment
Mr. Daniel shares his love of music using singing, dancing, games, movements, and instruments.
Indianapolis Liederkranz German Band
December 2, 2023
3:00-3:45 PM
Entertainment
As part of the Indianapolis Liederkranz we promote German traditions and heritage. Come enjoy our 10 -18 piece orchestra performing German Christmas music.
Capital City Chorus
December 2, 2023
3:00-3:45 PM
Entertainment
Capital City Chorus is an all-women’s a cappella chorus based in Indianapolis, Indiana, singing music in the barbershop style. Chartered in 1956, CCC has been performing for local and international audiences ever since. We are an award-winning chorus with Sweet Adelines International, our parent organization.
Fort Wayne Tänzer
December 2, 2023
4:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
Enjoy traditional German dance from this Fort Wayne, Indiana dancing troupe.
Mr. Daniel
December 2, 2023
5:00-5:45 PM
Entertainment
Mr. Daniel shares his love of music using singing, dancing, games, movements, and instruments.
Mr. Daniel
December 2, 2023
5:30-7:30 PM
Entertainment
Mr. Daniel shares his love of music using singing, dancing, games, movements, and instruments.
Jay Fox & the Jammin’ Germans
December 2, 2023
7:00-8:45 PM
Entertainment
German & Christmas Entertainment Show
Indiana Ballet Conservatory
December 3, 2023
12:00-12:45 PM
Entertainment
This performance will feature signature excerpts from our annual Nutcracker performance including the divertissements of Sweets and the Sugar Plum Fairy.
Daniel Hicks Trio
December 3, 2023
1:00-1:45 PM
Entertainment
Your favorite Holiday season classics- reimagined as fresh, soulful, and swinging arrangements by the Daniel Hicks Trio.
Odd Man In
December 3, 2023
2:00-2:45 PM
Entertainment
Live performance of classic and modern Christmas favorites with an emphasis on jazz and swing.
VOCE
December 3, 2023
2:00-3:45 PM
Entertainment
Carolers strolling the Market and singing German carols.
Curtain Call Dance Center
December 3, 2023
3:00-3:45 PM
Entertainment
Family friendly dance in small ensembles of jazz, tap and prop performing to your holiday favorites!
Circle City Sidewalk Stompers Clown Band
December 3, 2023
4:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
The Circle City Sidewalk Stompers Clown Band includes trumpets, trombones, saxophones, bass, snare drums, and sousaphone and are dressed in colorful clown costumes while entertaining the crowd with comic interaction and fancy footwork.
Breanna Faith
December 3, 2023
5:00-5:45 PM
Entertainment
Holiday themed live music from singer-songwriter, Breanna Faith.
Ballet Theatre of Carmel Academy's "The Nutcracker"
December 3, 2023
6:00-6:45 PM
Entertainment
Experience the magic of the holiday season with excerpts from Ballet Theatre of Carmel Academy's 2023 production of "The Nutcracker"!
Christopher Burrus: Der Leiermann
December 3, 2023
7:00-7:45 PM
Entertainment
Christopher Burrus plays Christmas carols and ancient German traditional music on the Drehleier, a folk instrument that was popular in Germany during the 17th century.
Vendors interested in applying for the 2022 Carmel Christkindlmarkt may complete the application below.
Brian & Paula
December 6, 2023
4:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
We will be performing Classic Christmas songs, current Christmas songs and some Christmas songs with a German Flair.
Chad Brown
December 6, 2023
5:00-5:45 PM
Entertainment
Traditional Christmas music with a jazz/swing flair.
Carlos Torres Ponce
December 6, 2023
6:00-6:45 PM
Entertainment
Carlos is a Peruvian musician with more than 20 years of experience playing wind instruments. He will be performing Christmas classics on wind instruments while providing a unique cultural experience.
Odd Man In
December 6, 2023
7:00-7:45 PM
Entertainment
Live performance of classic and modern Christmas favorites with an emphasis on jazz and swing.
Shannon Wise
December 6, 2023
8:00-8:45 PM
Entertainment
Celebrating this season with you and some of the best Holiday songs and arrangements!
Ali Boice, Singer & Performer
December 7, 2023
4:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
Mr. Daniel
December 7, 2023
5:00-5:45 PM
Entertainment
Mr. Daniel shares his love of music using singing, dancing, games, movements, and instruments.
Castlewood Singers
December 7, 2023
6:00-6:45 PM
Entertainment
Castlewood Singers will perform a variety of Christmas music familiar, entertaining, and fun.
Christopher Burrus: Der Leiermann
December 7, 2023
7:00-7:45 PM
Entertainment
Christopher Burrus plays Christmas carols and ancient German traditional music on the Drehleier, a folk instrument that was popular in Germany during the 17th century.
Mr. Daniel
December 7, 2023
7:00-8:45 PM
Entertainment
Mr. Daniel shares his love of music using singing, dancing, games, movements, and instruments.
Saxophone Christmas with Ed Pithey
December 7, 2023
8:00-8:45 PM
Entertainment
Smooth jazz Christmas favorites from Carmel’s own Ed Pithey
Indy Spotlight
December 8, 2023
12:00-12:45 PM
Entertainment
We are a vocal trio that has been singing together for 7 years.
Heather Lake Bays
December 8, 2023
1:00-1:45 PM
Entertainment
Professional session singer for Disney and film sings your holiday favorites!
Eliott Ferguson
December 8, 2023
2:00-2:45 PM
Entertainment
Eliott Ferguson is an acoustic folk and blues musician with a quirky sense of humor.
Timeless
December 8, 2023
3:00-3:45 PM
Entertainment
Christmas classics sure to get you singing along and your toes tapping!
Dickens Carolers
December 8, 2023
4:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
Come enjoy your favorite carols and holiday standards presented by the Dickens Carolers from At Your Door Productions, providing seasonal cheer for almost thirty years across central Indiana.
Mollie B & SqueezeBox
December 8, 2023
6:00-8:00 PM
Entertainment
Known for polkas, country, and Christmas music, these National TV show artists will help put you in the holiday spirit.
Mollie B & SqueezeBox
December 9, 2023
1:00-3:00 PM
Entertainment
Known for polkas, country, and Christmas music, these National TV show artists will help put you in the holiday spirit.
Indianapolis Children’s Choir
December 9, 2023
4:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
Castlewood Singers
December 9, 2023
7:00-7:45 PM
Entertainment
Castlewood Singers will perform a variety of Christmas music familiar, entertaining, and fun.
Daniel Hicks Trio
December 9, 2023
8:00-8:45 PM
Entertainment
Your favorite Holiday season classics- reimagined as fresh, soulful, and swinging arrangements by the Daniel Hicks Trio.
Brass Attack (38th Infantry Quintet)
December 10, 2023
12:30-1:30 PM
Entertainment
The only military band in the state of Indiana and serves as the musical ambassadors for the Indiana National Guard.
Indianapolis Liederkranz German Band
December 10, 2023
2:00-2:45 PM
Entertainment
As part of the Indianapolis Liederkranz we promote German traditions and heritage. Come enjoy our 10 -18 piece orchestra performing German Christmas music.
VOCE
December 10, 2023
2:00-3:45 PM
Entertainment
Carolers strolling the Market and singing German carols.
Brass Animals
December 10, 2023
3:00-3:45 PM
Entertainment
Brass Animal's sound fuses the popular New Orleans-style brass band style with an eclectic blend of hip-hop, R&B, funk and pop. Come join us for some holiday music with a little bit of flare and check us out at www.brassanimals.com.
Circle City Sidewalk Stompers Clown Band
December 10, 2023
4:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
The Circle City Sidewalk Stompers Clown Band includes trumpets, trombones, saxophones, bass, snare drums, and sousaphone and are dressed in colorful clown costumes while entertaining the crowd with comic interaction and fancy footwork.
Brass Animals
December 10, 2023
5:00-5:45 PM
Entertainment
Brass Animal's sound fuses the popular New Orleans-style brass band style with an eclectic blend of hip-hop, R&B, funk and pop. Come join us for some holiday music with a little bit of flare and check us out at www.brassanimals.com.
Eliott Ferguson & Erynne Gemberling
December 10, 2023
6:00-6:45 PM
Entertainment
Eliott Ferguson is an acoustic folk and blues musician with a quirky sense of humor.
One Voice Indy
December 10, 2023
7:00-7:45 PM
Entertainment
We change lives by sharing the healing power of music with learning, laughter and love in every performance.
Vendors interested in applying for the 2022 Carmel Christkindlmarkt may complete the application below.
Indy Spotlight
December 13, 2023
4:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
We are a vocal trio that has been singing together for 7 years.
The Elizabeth Lee Duo
December 13, 2023
5:00-5:45 PM
Entertainment
Local Carmel artist, Elizabeth Lee, will be performing Holiday songs with her dad, Bobby.
Indianapolis Liederkranz German Band
December 13, 2023
6:00-6:45 PM
Entertainment
As part of the Indianapolis Liederkranz we promote German traditions and heritage. Come enjoy our 10 -18 piece orchestra performing German Christmas music.
Indianapolis Liederkranz
December 13, 2023
7:00-8:45 PM
Entertainment
Authentic German Christmas songs sung in German.
The Klezmets
December 14, 2023
4:00-5:45 PM
Entertainment
Founded by Dana Goot and born from a love of gypsy and klezmer music, the Klezmets’ music stirs up a smooth and fresh take on Balkan, Middle Eastern, American Songbook, and other world music.
Jeff Russell
December 14, 2023
5:00-5:45 PM
Entertainment
Squeezin’ Christmas favorites on the accordion with Kreusch! (a.k.a Jeff Russell)
Jutta & the Hi-Dukes
December 14, 2023
7:00-8:45 PM
Entertainment
Traditional and upbeat Chanukah and Klezmer music. Visit their website at www.hidukes.com. Photo credit: (c) 2020 Modal Music, Inc. (tm)
Jutta & the Hi-Dukes
December 15, 2023
12:00-1:45 PM
Entertainment
Ethnic holiday and Christmas music from Germany, Sweden, Denmark, France, Romania, Greece, and more! Visit their website at www.hidukes.com. Photo credit: (c) 2020 Modal Music, Inc. (tm)
Jeff Russell
December 15, 2023
2:00-2:45 PM
Entertainment
Squeezin’ Christmas favorites on the accordion with Kreusch! (a.k.a Jeff Russell)
Indy Spotlight
December 15, 2023
3:00-3:45 PM
Entertainment
We are a vocal trio that has been singing together for 7 years.
Heather Lake Bays
December 15, 2023
4:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
Professional session singer for Disney and film sings your holiday favorites!
Alex Meixner Band
December 15, 2023
6:00-6:45 PM
Entertainment
Dynamic accordionist Alex Meixner mixes an array of musical styles into traditional, exuberant Central European party music, letting die-hard polka fans to enjoy the evolution and letting hipsters discover all there is to love in the innately fun genre. Solo and with his band, he has performed at major venues and festivals around the world, as well as at uncountable accordion-centric events. His virtuosic yet quirky style has made him a sought-after collaborator (he worked alongside Jack Black in the Netflix/Sundance pick The Polka King), spokesperson (Hormel and Ford have used his music), and educator. His recording “Polka FreakOut” with Brave Combo’s Bubba Hernandez won him a GRAMMY nomination.
Alex Meixner Band
December 15, 2023
8:00-8:45 PM
Entertainment
Dynamic accordionist Alex Meixner mixes an array of musical styles into traditional, exuberant Central European party music, letting die-hard polka fans to enjoy the evolution and letting hipsters discover all there is to love in the innately fun genre. Solo and with his band, he has performed at major venues and festivals around the world, as well as at uncountable accordion-centric events. His virtuosic yet quirky style has made him a sought-after collaborator (he worked alongside Jack Black in the Netflix/Sundance pick The Polka King), spokesperson (Hormel and Ford have used his music), and educator. His recording “Polka FreakOut” with Brave Combo’s Bubba Hernandez won him a GRAMMY nomination.
Alex Meixner Band
December 16, 2023
4:00-5:30 PM
Entertainment
Dynamic accordionist Alex Meixner mixes an array of musical styles into traditional, exuberant Central European party music, letting die-hard polka fans to enjoy the evolution and letting hipsters discover all there is to love in the innately fun genre. Solo and with his band, he has performed at major venues and festivals around the world, as well as at uncountable accordion-centric events. His virtuosic yet quirky style has made him a sought-after collaborator (he worked alongside Jack Black in the Netflix/Sundance pick The Polka King), spokesperson (Hormel and Ford have used his music), and educator. His recording “Polka FreakOut” with Brave Combo’s Bubba Hernandez won him a GRAMMY nomination.
The Mike Schneider Band
December 16, 2023
6:00-6:45 PM
Entertainment
Put the happy in your Holidays with your German and Christmastime favorites from the Mike Schneider Band!
Monika Herzig and Liesl Kranich
December 16, 2023
7:00-7:45 PM
Entertainment
Join Monika & Liesl for a German holiday classic singalong!
The Mike Schneider Band
December 16, 2023
8:00-8:45 PM
Entertainment
Put the happy in your Holidays with your German and Christmastime favorites from the Mike Schneider Band!
The Mike Schneider Band
December 17, 2023
12:00-12:45 PM
Entertainment
Put the happy in your Holidays with your German and Christmastime favorites from the Mike Schneider Band!
Mr. Daniel
December 17, 2023
1:00-1:45 PM
Entertainment
Mr. Daniel shares his love of music using singing, dancing, games, movements, and instruments.
The Mike Schneider Band
December 17, 2023
2:00-2:45 PM
Entertainment
Put the happy in your Holidays with your German and Christmastime favorites from the Mike Schneider Band!
Circle City Sidewalk Stompers Clown Band
December 17, 2023
3:00-3:45 PM`
Entertainment
The Circle City Sidewalk Stompers Clown Band includes trumpets, trombones, saxophones, bass, snare drums, and sousaphone and are dressed in colorful clown costumes while entertaining the crowd with comic interaction and fancy footwork.
Mr. Daniel
December 17, 2023
3:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
Mr. Daniel shares his love of music using singing, dancing, games, movements, and instruments.
The Mike Schneider Band
December 17, 2023
4:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
Put the happy in your Holidays with your German and Christmastime favorites from the Mike Schneider Band!
Alex Meixner Band
December 17, 2023
6:00-7:45 PM
Entertainment
Dynamic accordionist Alex Meixner mixes an array of musical styles into traditional, exuberant Central European party music, letting die-hard polka fans to enjoy the evolution and letting hipsters discover all there is to love in the innately fun genre. Solo and with his band, he has performed at major venues and festivals around the world, as well as at uncountable accordion-centric events. His virtuosic yet quirky style has made him a sought-after collaborator (he worked alongside Jack Black in the Netflix/Sundance pick The Polka King), spokesperson (Hormel and Ford have used his music), and educator. His recording “Polka FreakOut” with Brave Combo’s Bubba Hernandez won him a GRAMMY nomination.
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Peter Fulton
December 18, 2023
4:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
Peter will warm your hearts with Christmas songs from the Great American Songbook that were made popular by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Bing Crosby.
Dickens Carolers
December 18, 2023
5:00-5:45 PM
Entertainment
Come enjoy your favorite carols and holiday standards presented by the Dickens Carolers from At Your Door Productions, providing seasonal cheer for almost thirty years across central Indiana.
Carmel High School “Select Sound” Holiday Carolers
December 18, 2023
6:00-6:45 PM
Entertainment
Carmel High School’s Elite Acapella Ensemble, “Select Sound”, performing as traditional Victorian era Dickens Carolers singing a variety of holiday music.
Carmel High School Parent Pep Band
December 18, 2023
7:00-7:45 PM
Entertainment
This parent pep band will be performing traditional carols and seasonal favorites.
Castlewood Singers
December 18, 2023
8:00-8:45 PM
Entertainment
Castlewood Singers will perform a variety of Christmas music familiar, entertaining, and fun.
Brian & Paula
December 19, 2023
4:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
We will be performing Classic Christmas songs, current Christmas songs and some Christmas songs with a German Flair.
Chad Brown
December 19, 2023
5:00-5:45 PM
Entertainment
Traditional Christmas music with a jazz/swing flair.
Shannon Wise
December 19, 2023
6:00-6:45 PM
Entertainment
Celebrating this season with you and some of the best Holiday songs and arrangements!
Alexander Camp
December 19, 2023
7:00-7:45 PM
Entertainment
Performing acoustic renditions of Modern and Christmas classics.
Carlos Torres Ponce
December 19, 2023
8:00-8:45 PM
Entertainment
Carlos is a Peruvian musician with more than 20 years of experience playing wind instruments. He will be performing Christmas classics on wind instruments while providing a unique cultural experience.
Ali Boice, Singer & Performer
December 20, 2023
4:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
The Elizabeth Lee Duo
December 20, 2023
5:00-5:45 PM
Entertainment
Local Carmel artist, Elizabeth Lee, will be performing Holiday songs with her dad, Bobby.
Sweet Tunes Band
December 20, 2023
6:00-6:45 PM
Entertainment
Family friendly sing-along holiday music with the Sweet Tunes Family Band
Monika Herzig and Peter Kienle
December 20, 2023
7:00-8:45 PM
Entertainment
Jazzy Holiday Classics
Carlos Torres Ponce
December 21, 2023
4:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
Carlos is a Peruvian musician with more than 20 years of experience playing wind instruments. He will be performing Christmas classics on wind instruments while providing a unique cultural experience.
Breanna Faith
December 21, 2023
5:00-5:45 PM
Entertainment
Holiday themed live music from singer-songwriter, Breanna Faith.
Indianapolis Liederkranz German Band
December 21, 2023
6:00-6:45 PM
Entertainment
As part of the Indianapolis Liederkranz we promote German traditions and heritage. Come enjoy our 10 -18 piece orchestra performing German Christmas music.
Indianapolis Liederkranz
December 21, 2023
7:00-7:45 PM
Entertainment
Authentic German Christmas songs sung in German.
Carmel High School “Select Sound” Holiday Carolers
December 21, 2023
7:00-7:45 PM
Entertainment
Carmel High School’s Elite Acapella Ensemble, “Select Sound”, will be strolling the Market as traditional Victorian era Dickens Carolers singing a variety of holiday music.
Christopher Burrus: Der Leiermann
December 21, 2023
8:00-8:45 PM
Entertainment
Christopher Burrus plays Christmas carols and ancient German traditional music on the Drehleier, a folk instrument that was popular in Germany during the 17th century.
Ellie Buening
December 22, 2023
12:00-12:45 PM
Entertainment
Singing seasonal favorites while performing on piano and ukulele.
The Elizabeth Lee Duo
December 22, 2023
1:00-1:45 PM
Entertainment
Local Carmel artist, Elizabeth Lee, will be performing Holiday songs with her dad, Bobby.
Monika Herzig and Peter Kienle
December 22, 2023
2:00-3:45 PM
Entertainment
Jazzy Holiday Classics
Great Joy
December 22, 2023
4:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
Gospel Quartet sharing Christmas favorites sure to warm your heart!
Jeff Russell
December 22, 2023
6:00-6:45 PM
Entertainment
Squeezin’ Christmas favorites on the accordion with Kreusch! (a.k.a Jeff Russell)
Duke Tumatoe & the Power Trio
December 22, 2023
7:00-8:45 PM
Entertainment
Blues
Breanna Faith
December 23, 2023
12:00-12:45 PM
Entertainment
Holiday themed live music from singer-songwriter, Breanna Faith.
Sweet Tunes Band
December 23, 2023
1:00-1:45 PM
Entertainment
Family friendly sing-along holiday music with the Sweet Tunes Family Band
Sarah Scharbrough Trio
December 23, 2023
2:00-3:45 PM
Entertainment
Enjoy this trio as they perform classic Christmas music with a jazz, pop, and gospel spin!
Alexander Camp
December 23, 2023
4:00-4:45 PM
Entertainment
Performing acoustic renditions of Modern and Christmas classics.
Fort Wayne Tänzer
December 23, 2023
5:00-5:45 PM
Entertainment
Enjoy traditional German dance from this Fort Wayne, Indiana dancing troupe.
Jay Fox & the Jammin’ Germans
December 23, 2023
7:00-8:45 PM
Entertainment
German & Christmas Entertainment Show
Ellie Buening
December 24, 2023
12:00-12:45 PM
Entertainment
Singing seasonal favorites while performing on piano and ukulele.
Eliott Ferguson
December 24, 2023
1:00-1:45 PM
Entertainment
Eliott Ferguson is an acoustic folk and blues musician with a quirky sense of humor.
Blackjack Davey and the Rhythm Kings
December 24, 2023
2:00-2:45 PM
Entertainment
Hailing from west of Indianapolis, this 4-piece ensemble consists of "Blackjack Davey" - David Moore on guitar and vocals, supported by "The Rhythm Kings"- James "Jimmy" Hornaday on bass, Ron "Roxy" Brown on drums, and Edward "Eddie" Pithey on saxophone. The band is known for taking familiar tunes from other genres and “twisting” those melodies and tempos to better represent Blues.
Christopher Burrus: Der Leiermann
December 24, 2023
3:00-3:45 PM
Entertainment
Christopher Burrus plays Christmas carols and ancient German traditional music on the Drehleier, a folk instrument that was popular in Germany during the 17th century.
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