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

Check out all of the ways that you can be involved by clicking the link below.
Ages 15-18 are also welcome to volunteer with parental permission.

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Market Hours
NOVEMBER 14 - DECEMBER 24
*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
NOVEMBER 19 - DECEMBER 30
*Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday:
CLOSED
Thursday:
4 - 9 pm
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday :
11 am - 9 pm
Special hours of operation
November 23 : 11 am - 9 pm
December 19-22 : 11 am - 9 pm
December 24 : 11 am - 4 pm
December 26-29 : 11 am - 9 pm

About

- The Market-

2022

-Internship Opportunities-

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.

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.
Intern at the Carmel Christkindlmarkt

We are currently accepting applications for 2022 Carmel Christkindlmarkt interns! 

The Carmel Christkindlmarkt is the #1 holiday market in the United States, and interns will receive invaluable experience in event communications and marketing for this top attraction. Interns will assist with the market’s social media presence, media activities, marketing efforts and more, all while becoming immersed in German culture and holiday traditions. 

The internship will run throughout the fall semester, from late August through December. Interns must be able to complete work on-site at the market in Carmel, Indiana, as needed from November 1, 2022, through Dec. 31, 2022. 

Eligible interns must be college students currently enrolled in a college or university. Applications are due no later than April 8, 2022. Interviews will be conducted throughout April and May. Interns will receive a stipend as well as reimbursement for travel to the market. 

If interested in applying, please complete the following questionnaire AND be sure to email your resumé and cover letter to media@carmelchristkindlmarkt.com. Please include "INTERNSHIP APPLICATION" in the subject line. Applications submitted without these materials sent via email will not be considered.

PART 1 : APPLICATION FORM
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PART 2 :
Email resume and cover letter to media@carmelchristkindlmarkt.com.