Christkindlmarkt: Christmas Shopping in Cincinnati

Christkindlmarkt: Christmas Shopping in Cincinnati

Looking for some excellent Christmas shopping in Cincinnati? Christkindlmarkt is a magical shopping experience. There’s nothing like it in Southwest Ohio. Where else in the area can you get unique heirloom-quality ornaments, linens, handcrafted toys, cuckoo clocks and other imported German gifts people will treasure? Where else can you stroll among charming little booths, visit with Santa Claus, St. Nicholas and enjoy the aroma of hot mulled wine filling the air?

Although there are events that are way bigger and more elaborate in cities such as Chicago, Christkindlmarkt prides itself on offering Cincinnati an authentic German Christmas market experience without traveling hundreds or thousands of miles to get it. What a great way to get your Christmas shopping done early!

2022 Dates & Times:christmas shopping in cincinnati

Friday November 4th: 5Pm – 10PM
Saturday November 5th: 11AM – 5PM
Sunday November 6th: 12Pm – 5Pm

Germania Society
3529 W. Kemper Road
Cincinnati, Ohio.

Special Events

  • Delicious German food, pastries, bier, hot and cold beverages
  • Merchandise imported from Germany
  • Locally handcrafted items
  • Artisan demonstrations
  • Carriage rides
  • A children’s Lantern Parade at 7 p.m. Saturday and petting zoo
  • Strolling musicians
  • Santa Claus, St. Nikolaus, and more!
  • THE RETURN OF BREAKFAST WITH SANTA for the first time in several years.

Tentative Schedule:

Friday, Nov. 4
5:15 pm to 7:15 pm, Santa Claus
7:45 pm to 9:45 pm St. Nicholas
Saturday, Nov. 5
8 a.m.-11 a.m.: Breakfast with Santa
12 pm: Christkind
12:15 pm to 2:30 pm: Santa Claus
3 pm to 6:30 pm: Saint Nicholas
**6:30 pm lineup for children’s Lantern Parade at Klubhaus; parade steps off at 7 pm (lanterns for sale beginning at 4 pm)
6 pm to 8 pm: Krampus
7 pm to 9:45 pm: Santa Claus
Sunday, Nov. 6
noon: Christkind
12:15 pm to 2:15 pm: Santa Claus
2:45 pm to 4:45 pm: Saint Nichola