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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-

Food & Gifts

- 2022 Vendor directory -

Check back for a directory of our 2019 vendors.

The Carmel Christkindlmarkt offers a vast array of authentic German food, drink and gifts, sourced from Germany and German-speaking countries. From raclette and Glühwein, to pretzels and wurst, there’s a treat for every taste. 


2. Kinderboutique
Heirloom quality clothing, toys, books, and accessories for infants through 8-year-olds.
3. Rӓuchermӓnner & Rӓucherkerzen
Incense burners and incense from the Erzgebirge region of Germany.
4. Nussknacker
Nutcrackers from legendary German brands.
5. Werner Reifentiere / Werner Spielzeug
Handmade German toys and figurines made in unique "reifendrehen" style.
6. Geschenke
A selection of German gifts and holiday decor.
8. Weihnachtspyramide
A selection of masterful pyramids and candles from Germany.
9. Schwibbogen
Elegant German candle arches.
11. Frankenmuth Clock Company
Legendary Black Forest cuckoo clocks from Hönes, Trenkle, and Schneider.
12. Winterborn Hüte, Handschuhe, & Schals
German-made hats and scarves, and a selection of Andean wool garments.
13. Werkstatt Souveniers
An array of gifts and crafts made by German artisans.
14. Klassische Holzkunst
Traditional German folkart from Seiffen, Germany and the Black Forest.
16. Villeroy & Boch
German-made porcelain and glass.
18. Lauri's Baumschmuck
Handpainted eggs, ceremic, wood, and straw German ornaments.
20. Marlene's German Collectibles
German wood craft by KWO and Christian Ulbricht.
21. Christkindlmarkt Souvenirs
CCKM Merchandise: Mugs, ornaments, hats, apparel, etc.
40. Out of the Blue
Hand-painted traditional Polish pottery.
41. Vogel German Lace
Traditional lace tablecloths, decorations, etc.
42. Baumschmuck aus Lauscha
Hand-made glass ornaments from Germany.
44. Carmel Andenken
Carmel-branded wearables, keepsakes, and other merchandise.
45. Lichterwald
Paper star lanterns, Moravian stars, votive candle holders
46. Hanukkah Shuk
Gifts to celebrate the Hanukkah season.
47. Chocoldea
High-end chocolate and chocolate sculptures.
48. Zöller & Born
Traditional German Bierkrüge and steins.
49. Bavarian Sweet Shoppe
European candies, chocolate and German
Lebkuchen hearts.


1. Glühwein
German Glühwein and select German beers.
7. Die Bäckerei
Authentic baked German treats and locally made wine from Daniel's Vineyard.
15. The Walking Waffle Company
Gourmet Belgian waffles.
17. Winzerland
Wine and charcuterie from Sugar Creek Winery
19. Silkelicious
Hot chocolate, apple strudel, donuts, brownies
23. Glühwein
German glühwein and select German beers.
24. Bob's Belgian Hot Chocolate
Gourmet hot chocolate made with real, pulverized Belgian chocolate.
25. Kartoffelpuffer
Traditional German potato pancakes which are pan-fried until golden and crispy.
26. Baumstriezel
A cone–shaped baked treat with various toppings.
27. Alpenlodge
Raclette cheese over boiled potatoes. Tartiflette: a cheesey potato casserole-like dish cooked in a giant pan.
28. Das Wurst Haus
Sausages served from a traditional German Schwenkgrill.
29. Das Pretzel Haus
Classic Bavarian pretzels, giant pretzels, and pretzel bites.
30. Rose & Lois
Coffee and fresh sweet and savory pastries.
31. Raclette Chalet
Traditional Swiss-German raclette sandwiches. Warm, melted cheese scraped over Swiss favorites.
32. Glühwein Pyramid
German glühwein, glühbier, select German beers, and non-alcoholic punches.
34. Herzhafte Suppen
Hearty German style soups.
35. Biergarten
German style beers on tap. Authentic Bavarian pretzels.
36. Groomsville Popcorn
Specialty popcorn and German roasted nuts.
37. Heiße Schokolade
Hot chocolate.
50. Kaffee & Schmaltzkuchen
Schmalzkuchen, coffee, latte, mocha, and hot chocolate.
51. Schnitzel & Sauerkraut
The classic German pairing of schnitzel and sauerkraut.
52. Das Schokoladenhaus
Chocolate-covered treats and specialty hot chocolate.
53. Lángos
Fried, savory bread topped with meats & cheeses or with sweets.
54. Fischbrötchen & Pommes Frites
Fried fish sandwiches and french fries.
55. Ma Crêperie
Sweet crêpes with a variety of seasonal fillings.
56. Java Haus
Gourmet coffee.
57. German Glühwein
German Glühwein, Glühbier, select German beers, and non-alcoholic punches.
58. Käsespätzle
German Spätzle, egg-based noodles, with cheese and roasted onions. German style beer.
59. Farmhouse Flammkuchen
Freshly-baked, traditional Swiss flatbreads.
61. Heiße Schokolade
Hot chocolate and cookies.
64. Glühwein
German glühwein, select German beers, and non-alcoholic punches.


10. Christkindlmarkt Express
Train display set in a miniature European village.
22. Kulturecke
Exhibits of German Christmas traditions and German history in Indiana.
33. Winter Pavilion
The entertainment hub of the Market, featuring singers, choirs, performers and more.
38. Ice Skating
Ice skate admissions & skate rental.
39. Ice Resurfacer
Ice resurfacer.
43. Guest Services
Information, lost and found, and volunteer check-in.
60. Operations
Carmel Christkindlmarkt operations.
62. Kinderecke
Kids activities, crafts, music, character meet and greets, and more.
63. Werkstatt
Demonstrations and crafts from German artisans.
Learn more about what you can find at the market this year!