CHRISTINA KALFF

Christmas Village will transform Philadelphia into an authentic German market this holiday season.

This is the 15th year that LOVE Park, City Halls Courtyard and the North Broad section of Philly will come alive with holiday cheer. You’ll feel like you’re in Germany instead of Pennsylvania as local and international vendors set up in traditional wooden booths, offering holiday gifts, ornaments, jewelry and high-quality arts and crafts.

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Save your appetite for bratwurst, schnitzel and Helmut’s strudel, plus special hot Glühwein (mulled wine). There will also be two large beer gardens set up with authentic Munich-style beer benches.

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If you’re not old enough for a wine or spirits tasting, take a ride on the historic carousel or Ferris wheel, and watch the Schuhplattler dancers perform. There’s also a Christmas Village kids train.

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The festive Käthe Wohlfahrt tent features popular Christmas gifts from Germany, including glass ornaments, music boxes, nutcrackers, Schwibbogen and incense smokers.

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The Christmas Village is open from 11 am – 7 pm Sundays – Thursdays, and Fridays and Saturdays from 11 am – 8 pm, from Nov. 19 – Dec. 24. The village is closed Nov. 21, 22 and 23. Thanksgiving Day hours (Nov. 24) are 9 am – 5 pm, and Christmas Eve hours (Dec. 24) are 11 am – 5 pm. The location of the village is City Hall and LOVE Park at JFK Plaza, 1500 Arch St., Philadelphia. Admission is free.

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The Christmas Village will be accompanied by the Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market, which features more than 40 local arts and craft vendors. This special attraction will be open from Nov. 19 through Jan. 1, 2023. You’ll see large white tents with Herrnhut stars on top of them at Dilworth Park in front of City Hall/across the street from Christmas Village.

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