Kitchener’s Christkindl Market

Every December, I go to enjoy the sights and sounds and tastes of Kitchener’s annual German Christmas Market; Towering Christmas trees adorned with lights and pretty ornaments, Christmas carols echoing through the air, fresh-off-the-grill potato pancakes, giant pretzels, hot glühwein (mulled wine), poppyseed squares and marzipan.


So many beautiful gifts to choose from. There are hand-made items by Canadian artisans, imports from Germany, baked goods and lots more.


Charming nutcrackers

DSC09427 nutcrackers 2Darling snowmen

DSC09435 nutcrackersDelicious German baked goods

nougatChildren of all ages will enjoy the huge toy train village!

trainsKen Daley displays his delightful, colourful art you can also buy online.


This traditional Christmas festival makes memories for all to treasure through the years!

Christmas trees

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The four day event is held at the City Hall and has an outdoor skating rink. Bring your skates and make it a family affair.


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14 Responses to Kitchener’s Christkindl Market

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  3. Cathy Lumb says:

    Lovely photos and descriptions Carmen! It was great meeting you at the Christkindl Market.

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  4. That looks so fun! I really enjoy arts and crafts. To add Glüwein and pastries to the mix would be an added treat!

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  5. Great posting and fab blog!
    xo reversecommuter

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  6. gracefully50 says:

    I would go crazy at this market! So festive!
    You look waaaaay too elegant for a stroll in the market. SO classy!

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  7. josepmbadia says:

    A lovely market that illusion. You are very elegant in your outfit today. I love the color combination and your skirt.

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  8. caroline1t says:

    Love your skirt! I’m so enjoying these markets now. They are just so much fun!

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