Market

Deutsches Haus is holding its 4th annual ChristKindlMarkt or Christmas Market in December 2022. A Christkindlmarkt is a street market associated with Christmas during the Advent season. These markets originated in Germany in the late Middle Ages. Our market will offer food, drink, seasonal items and handmade gifts and crafts offered for sale from open air stalls, and be accompanied by traditional Christmas music and singing.

Friday, December 2, 4pm to 8pm
Saturday, December 3, 11am to 8pm
Sunday, December 4, 11am to 4pm

No entrance fee. Parking on grounds for customers is free while space is available.

Shopping

In 2021, there were items from over 40 different vendors – either locally made or imported from Germany. Many items suitable for gifts including jewelry, soaps, scarves, and locally-made foods ranging from spiced pecans to stollen from an old family recipe.

Vendor Information

Deutsches Haus’ 4th annual ChristKindlMarkt or Christmas Market will be held December 2-4 in New Orleans.

The booth fee is $200, or $250 if you want to use the Haus electricity. It is a night market Friday and Saturday night, so you need lights, but if you have LED’s, that’s fine.

The Market hours are:
Friday, December 2, 4pm to 8pm
Saturday, December 3, 1am to 8pm
Sunday, December 4, 11am to 4pm

This is a growing market with a focus on arts, crafts, and also food items such as sweets, roasted nuts, etc. Everything has to be handmade except if it’s Made in Germany. If that sounds like you, we welcome you to apply below. There is a rolling deadline, so go ahead and apply as soon as possible.

Link here to the application form. Have some photos of your work ready. Email Gene Meneray at gene@louisianacrafts.org for any questions.

Food

Sausages, gluhwein (warm mulled wine) plus hot chocolate and other treats will be available.

Entertainment

Visits by St. Nicholas and the Christkind for children. Photos may be taken with either. Handbell and seasonal music. Kurrende Brass is a traditional open invitation to brass musicians young and old to bring their instrument and join the Haus Band to play Christmas carols.