Christmas VillageOnce again Philly’s Christmas Village has transformed LOVE Park in Center City into a traditional German Christmas Market. Running now through Sunday, December 27, the Christmas Village is bringing the spirit of the Holiday season to our great city.

The outside Holiday market, located on the west side of City Hall, is modeled after the traditional Christmas Markets in Germany. Vendors in more than 60 wooden booths are selling traditional European food, sweets, and drinks. They are also offering a great shopping experience with international holiday gifts, ornaments, jewelry, and high-quality arts and crafts.

The unique atmosphere with thousands of lights, the big Holiday Tree, the delicious smell of waffles, gingerbread, bratwurst and mulled wine is a great way to get into the perfect Christmas mood.

Here are some of the vendors you’ll enjoy during your visit:

Kaethe Wohlfahrt
Incense Smokers, Nutcrackers, Pyramids, Schwibbogen, Music Boxes, Wooden Ornaments, Glass Ornaments

Gifts from Afar
Russian Christmas Ornaments, Nested Dolls, Wooden Ornaments, Amber Jewelry, Wooden carved Santas, Laquered Boxes, Birchbark Boxes, Glass Animals

Herrnhuter
Original Herrnhuter Stars presented by My Brilliant Star

Bethlehem Art
Hand Crafted Olive Wood Carving from the Holy Land (religious and kitchenware)

AIA Bookstore
Philadelphia Handmade Ornaments and Christmas Cards

Yolkstar Ornaments and Gifts
Hand painted glass and wooden ornaments and Christmas gifts from Ukraine and Russia

Unique Trading
Glass Christmas Ornaments from Egypt

Mexican Handcrafts
Mexican Christmas Ornaments and Gifts

Silk Road Traders
Turkish mosaic lanterns, ceramics and artisan crafts

Just Make Scents
Herbal packs

Shaggy Tie-Dye
Tide-dye cotton, sweaters, hats, hatbands, ponchos scarves and wall hangings

Yunka Intl. Trading
Pocket watches and mini clocks

Elementem Art and Design
Triptypes, landscape photography on plexi-glass

Eric Ajamaart
Handmade drawings, fine art

Russ Brown Photography
Framed photo art with Philadelphia motives

Nepa Bhon
Handmade works of art from Nepal

Tribal Art
Pillows, wall hangings, table runners and other handmade décor from Turkey

Hidden Creek Artisans & Grand Illusions
Edible birdhouses and pit pendulums

The Coaster Mill
Coasters with vintage pictures of New York City, Philadelphia and other cities

Inkas Hands Art Gallery
Contemporary Art Works, Fine Pottery, Silver Jewelry, all handmade

Black Bird on the Seven Seas          
Turkish Towels, Organic Soap, Salt Scrubs, Creams and Soy Candles

Norden Arts
Woolens, handmade bags (backpacks, shoulder bags) from recycled jute, hemp and cotton from Nepal

KJ Designs
Artisan sarves and felt neck jewelry

Janette’s Designs
Handmade sweaters, ponchos, hats, gloves and scarfs for women and kids

Felt n Wool
Handmade hat, handbags and paper art from Nepal / Himalaya

Bohemian Pink         
Puppets, soft toys, tutus and girl’s dress up accessories, ribbon purses, headbands and bows

Bear Hands   
Mittens, Hats and Scarves

Kashmir Dream       
Shawls, beaded bags, Moroccan goods and Syrian goods

Kiss of Europe          
French soap and tablecloths together with handmade Italian leather gloves

Chic Afrique Herbals          
Natural cosmetics and jewelry

Suzette Arts Couture
Accessories and home decor

Donegal Importers   
Irish capes, sweaters and gifts

Art Pottery Studio
Nicaraguan pottery

NY Cruets
Distinctive hand-made cruets ornamental oil and vinegar dispensers

Demca Demonstration         
The D-Grater gourmet grater from Spain

Dakota Prairie Designs
Hand painted glass

Home of Polish Pottery        
Finest handcrafted Boleslawiec pottery from Poland

Harpstone
Free-form wireworker jewelers

Charm Street Jewelry          
Charm lockets and glass jewelry

Sylca Designs
Designer jewelry and fashion accessories

Friction Jewelry New York 
Necklaces, earrings, charms

Tibet Collection
Handmade jewelry from Nepal and India like earrings, necklaces and bracelets

Mistura Timepieces  
Unique and contemporary wooden watches and sunglasses

Moon Glow   
Personalized jewelry

Eardivine      
Ear pins, ear cuffs and other fine jewelry

Ideal Handcrafted Jewelry
Jewelry from the Basque Country in northern Spain

Big Skinny Wallet
Thin leather and nylon wallets

Bella U
Boutique with jewelry and accessories

Bohemian Jumpers
Bohemian jumpers and Viking dolls

Funny Bricks
Block toys

Mazuyk and Metelev
Walking toys and solar powered toys

Silly Puppets
Unique glove & hand puppets and professional full and half body performance puppets

Kylie’s Pet Treats     
All natural dog, cat and bird treats and accessories and Christmas Village merchandise

LOL Signs
Humorous home decor signs and magnets

The Bacon Jams       
Spreadable bacon preserve

Brunkow Cheese      
Grilled Cheese specialties from Wisconsin

Chaddsford Winery 
Mulled wine, wine by the bottle and glass

Pretzelphoria
Pennsylvania-made pretzels with spices and high quality chocolate-covered pretzels

Crepes and German Sweets
Fresh handmade Crepes: sweet or savory and a wide assortment of German Christmas Sweets like gingerbread, stollen, and delicacys like “Milka”, “Kinderschokolade” and fresh marshmallows

German Sweets
Roasted nuts from all over the world, Chocolate-covered fruits in finest Belgian chocolate, gingerbread-hearts, magenbrot, advent calendar

Wandering Waffle
Delicious Belgian waffles

Hot Beverages
Hot chocolate, coffee, tea and apple cider

Berlin Döner Kebap Booth & Belgian Fries
Döner Kebab, originally invented in Berlin & fresh Belgian Fries

John & Kiras
Gourmet hand-crafted chocolates

German Grill / Weihnachtshütte
Tasty German Bratwursts, meats and potato pancakes served with or without potato salad and Sauerkraut

Helmut’s Original Austrian Strudel
Strudels and pretzels, sweet and savory

 

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