2022 Market Hours
*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
*Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
Monday & Tuesday:
Wednesday & Thursday:
4 - 9 pm
Friday & Saturday:
12 - 9 pm
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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Food & Gifts

- 2023 Vendor directory -

This list represents vendors from this past season.
Stay tuned for the 2024 vendor list to be released.

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. Lichtermeer
Authentic paper star lanterns, Moravian stars, and candles
3. Schwibbogen
Elegant German candle arches
4. Geschenke
Handmade German gifts, toys and figurines (made in the unique “Reifendrehen” style)
5. Holzbildhauer
Wood art, nativities and religious figurines from Oberammergau
7. Weihnachtspyramide
A selection of masterful pyramids and candles from Germany.
8. Klassische Holzkunst
Authentic German nutcrackers, incense burners and incense from the Erzgebirge, and traditional folk art from Seiffen and the Black Forest 
9. Frankenmuth Clock Company
Legendary Black Forest cuckoo clocks from Hönes, Trenkle, and Schneider
10. Winterborn Hüte, Handschuhe, & Schals
German-made hats and scarves, and a selection of Andean wool garments
12. Speisekammer
Gourmet oils and vinegars, loose leaf teas, and salt blends  
14. Marlene’s German Collectibles
German wood crafts by KWO and Christian Ulbricht, ornaments, and votive candles
15. Lauri's Baumschmuck
Hand-painted eggs; ceramic, wood, and straw ornaments from Germany
17. Villeroy & Boch
German-made porcelain and glass gifts
18. Christkindlmarkt Souvenirs
Market merchandise including mugs, snow globes, hats, apparel and more
31. Perlkönig
An array of jewelry from the renowned German designer, Perlkönig 
38. Out of the Blue
Traditional hand-painted Polish pottery
39. Vogel German Lace
Beautiful lace tablecloths, decorations and more
40. Baumschmuck aus Lauscha
Hand-made glass ornaments from Germany
42. Hanukkah Shuk
Gifts to celebrate the Hanukkah season
43. Lichterwald
A special selection of votive candles and tea lights
44. Carmel Andenken
Carmel-branded wearables, keepsakes and other merchandise 
45. Trüffel & Mehr
High-end chocolate truffles and sculptures
46. Zöller & Born
Traditional hand-painted Bierkrüge (beer Steins)
47. Bavarian Sweet Shoppe
European candies, chocolate and German Lebkuchen hearts


1. Glühwein
Glühwein (mulled wine) and select German beers
11. Die Bäckerei
Authentic German bakery treats and locally made wine from Daniel's Vineyard
13. The Walking Waffle Company
Gourmet Belgian waffles with a variety of toppings
16. Silkelicious
Hot chocolate, apple strudel, doughnuts and brownies 
20. Bob's Belgian Hot Chocolate
Gourmet hot chocolate made with real, pulverized Belgian chocolate
21. Kartoffelpuffer Küche
Traditional German potato pancakes, pan-fried until golden and crispy
22. Baumstriezel
Chimney Cakes - Cylindrical, freshly baked treats covered with various sweet or savory toppings.
23. Alpenlodge
Raclette cheese over boiled potatoes; Tartiflette, a cheesy potato dish cooked in a giant pan
24. Glühwein
Glühwein (mulled wine) and select German beers
25. Wurst Haus
Sausages served from a traditional German Schwenkgrill
26. Das Pretzel Haus
Classic Bavarian pretzels, giant pretzels, and pretzel bites with dips
27. Rose & Lois
Coffee and fresh sweet and savory pastries
28. Raclette Chalet
Traditional Swiss-German raclette sandwiches with melted cheese scraped over fresh bread
29. Glühwein Pyramid
German Glühwein (mulled wine), Glühbier (mulled beer), select German beers, and Kinderpunsch (non-alcoholic punch)
32. Räucherschinken Haus
 “Prague Ham,” pit smoked ham cooked over an open wood fire
33. Groomsville Popcorn
Specialty popcorn and German-style roasted nuts
34. Heiße Schokolade
Hot chocolate
48. Kaffee & Schmalzkuchen
Schmalzkuchen (German doughnuts), coffee, lattes, mochas and hot chocolate
49. Schnitzel & Sauerkraut
The classic German pairing of Schnitzel and Sauerkraut, and Kartoffelspieß (spiralized potatoes on a stick)
50. Das Schokoladenhaus
Chocolate-covered treats, specialty hot chocolate, and freshly-made Stroopwafels
51. Käsespätzle
German Spätzle (egg-based noodles) with cheese and roasted onions; German-style beer 
52. Fischbrötchen & Pommes Frites
Fried fish sandwiches and french fries with dips
53. Ma Crêperie
Sweet crêpes with a variety of seasonal fillings
54. Döner Kebab
German-style Döner kebab, rotisserie-style meat shaved onto bread and served with toppings
55. German Glühwein
German Glühwein (mulled wine), Glühbier (mulled beer), select German beers
56. Herzhafte Suppen
Hearty German-style soups
57. Farmhouse Flammkuchen
Freshly-baked, traditional Swiss flatbread pizzas 
59. Heiße Schokolade
Hot chocolate
60. Glühwein
German Glühwein (mulled wine), Kinderpunsch, and select German beers 


6. Christkindlmarkt Express
Train display set in a miniature European village
19. Kulturecke
Exhibit featuring German Christmas traditions and German history in Indiana
30. Winter Pavilion
Experience German entertainment and holiday performances
35. Ice Skating
Ice skate admissions & skate rental
61. Werkstatt
Live demonstrations by artisans visiting from Germany
62. Kinderecke
Hands-on family activities, and arts & crafts
63. Spielhaus
Family entertainment, shows, character meet and greets, Santa Sundays, and more


36. Ice Resurfacer
Ice resurfacer
37. First Aid Hut
First Aid and wheelchair rental
41. Guest Services
Information, lost and found, and volunteer check-in  
58. Operations Hut
Carmel Christkindlmarkt operations
Learn more about what you can find at the market this year!