About Carmel Christkindlmarkt

The holidays are more magical than ever in Hamilton County, Indiana. Old-world holiday charm is coming to Carmel, Indiana, at the Carmel Christkindlmarkt (pronounced crist-kindle-market) opening Nov. 16. Find the Carmel Christkindlmarkt at Center Green, between the Palladium concert hall and the Tarkington theater. Locals know this as the location of the Carmel Farmers Market in the summer. Beneath twinkling lights, browse more than 50 wooden huts selling authentic products imported from Germany, like wooden toys, nutcrackers, music boxes, ornaments and more. Don’t miss the collectible items like the boot mug and Bierkruges for adult beverages. While you’re shopping, sip a hot mug of Gluhwein (mulled wine) or hot cocoa. Come hungry to enjoy a hand-rolled German pretzel, bratwurst, Lebkuchen (German cookie), raclette (melted cheese served on bread) and Stollen (dried fruit bread).