Kristkindlmarkt of Peoria

Kristkindlmarkt of Peoriasat11dec10:00 amsat7:00 pm

Event Details

Experience a bit of Old World Christmas Magic at the Annual Kristkindlmarkt which will take place at Expo Gardens (located at 1601 W Northmoor Rd. in Peoria) from 10 am – 7 pm. Featuring over 40 area vendors offering a variety of holiday arts and crafts, baked goods, imported items from Germany and Austria plus a visit from Kristkindl (Santa Claus).   The event will be entirely indoors and there will be live entertainment featuring, brass groups playing and singing Christmas Carols, accordion players, piano players and more from 11 am – 5 pm.  And new this year will be a kid’s activity area where they can write letters to Santa, create ornaments and play games.   Food typical of the Kristkindlmarkts  will also be available  including bratwurst, weinerschnitzel, homemade strudel, glühwein, hot chocolate, hot cider, Bavarian pretzels and German beer.  A Peoria German American Society event, admission is free. For more information, visit

For details about becoming a vendor, contact Jeff Pulfer at 309-621-1813 or [email protected]

Fröhliche Weihnachten!



(Saturday) 10:00 am - 7:00 pm


Expo Gardens

1601 W Northmoor Rd, Peoria