It's easy to see why the Lake Mohawk German Christmas Market in Sparta, NJ continues to be ranked as "One of the Top Ten Things to Do in December in the State". While you personalize your holiday shopping, tantalizing smells will dance among the vendors set along the picturesque lakefront, as traditional food and drinks among the festive chorus's of local school choirs and entertainers.The authentic wooden huts have simply enhanced the enchanting festive atmosphere. In the 17 years since its humble beginning of raising funds for local charities and organizations, it is now truly recognized as New Jersey's largest Christmas Market. The Market has a special visitor St. Nicholas, himself, and features a pony ride and petting zoo. Three Park & Ride locations are provided allowing for a stress free visit one being for handicapped.