No need to travel to Europe for “Chirstkindlmarkt”… just take the LRT to St. Paul’s Union Depot next weekend for their free open-air event based on the traditional markets that spring up in Germany and Austria during the holiday season.

St. Paul’s European Christmas Market is back for it’s third year. We stopped by this weekend for a festive afternoon surrounded by carolers, dancers, European inspired food and drink and unique handmade holiday gifts, handblown glass ornaments, clothing and decorations.

Bring the family next weekend… Santa is there every day, come Friday 5-7 for reindeer!


Friday, December 8: 4–9 p.m.
Saturday, December 9: 11 a.m.–9 p.m.
Sunday, December 10: 12–6 p.m.


Friday, December 8
4 – 4:30 p.m.: Simley High School Choir
4 – 6 p.m.: Santa Claus
5 – 7 p.m.: Reindeer
5 – 7 p.m.: Mechanical Maestros
7:30 – 8:30 p.m.: GAI Minnesångers

Saturday, December 9
11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Krampus
12:30 – 2 p.m.: Elizabethan Syngers
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.: Mark Stillman – Accordionist
3:30 – 4:40 p.m.: Mary Margaret Sullivan, Reading Stories
3:30 – 4 p.m.: Krampus
5:00 – 7 p.m.: Toll Free Handbell Quartet
6:30 – 7 p.m.: Krampus
7 – 9 p.m.: Santa Claus

Sunday, December 10
12 – 2 p.m.: Tiny Christmas Elves
1 – 2 p.m.: Marlowe – Eukelele
2 – 4 p.m.: Santa Claus

About Sharlene Hensrud

I love what I do! Highly insightful, analytical and creative, there is nothing I love more than helping you find the right solution for your real estate transition. My mission is to serve my clients with honesty and integrity, exceeding their expectations in service and support… and to help others by donating a portion of every transaction to Habitat for Humanity.

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