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Volunteer to join the Christkindlmarkt excitement! The Carmel Christkindlmarkt is a 501C3 nonprofit and we need volunteers to help!

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Ages 15-18 are also welcome to volunteer with parental permission.

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Market Hours
*Closed Nov. 26 for Thanksgiving Day
We are now closed for the season.
See you next year!
Special hours of operation on
Monday, December 21st : Noon - 9 pm
Tuesday, December 22nd : Noon - 9 pm
Christmas Eve : Noon - 3 pm
We'll see you next year!  
November 20th - December 24th, 2021

2022 Market Hours
*Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday:
4 - 9 pm
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday :
11 am - 9 pm
Special hours of operation
Nov 23 (Wed): 11 am - 9 pm
Dec 3 (Sat): 11 am - 10 pm
Dec 10 (Sat): 11 am - 10 pm
Dec 19-23 (Mon-Fri): 11 am - 9 pm
Dec 24 (Sat): 11 am - 4 pm
Dec 26-30 (Mon-Fri): 11 am - 9 pm


- The Market-

Carmel Christkindlmarkt 

-Entertainment aPPLICATION-

The mission of the Carmel Christkindlmarkt is to provide the City of Carmel with a wintertime tourist destination by providing an engaging and authentic German cultural experience. Entertainers participating in the Carmel Christkindlmarkt must be committed to partnering with the market in order to provide this experience to the visitors of the Carmel Christkindlmarkt.

The Carmel Christkindlmarkt will have a blend of Germanic, traditional, and contemporary Christmas performances. Stage musicians, roaming musicians, dance groups, drama troupes, and spoken word acts are encouraged to apply.

The Carmel Christkindlmarkt is a winter market – plan to perform in cold temperatures. Entertainers should dress in warm clothes, and should be comfortable in cold temperatures for the duration of their performances.

While the staff of the Carmel Christkindlmarkt is happy to support entertainers and function as a resource to the entire market, market staff will not be available to function as stage hands or production assistants. Please do not plan to use market staff or volunteers in order to perform.

Please list all equipment that your proposal will require, along with the requested information.
Please understand that electrical power to the market is limited, and requested voltages are not guaranteed. The Carmel Christkindlmarkt will work with approved performers to accommodate requests as is possible. Additional costs may apply to vendors requiring substantial additional
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The 2019 Entertainment Schedule has been completely filled up for the season.
Thank you for your interest! Please check back after the close of the market to apply for the 2020 season.