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101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, PA 18015
+1 610-332-3378
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Not Germany, but closer

I enjoyed my time in the market. There are a variety of crafts, although many were expensive... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen B
Alexandria, Virginia
via mobile
If you can't go to Germany for a German Christmas Mart, Chriskindlmarkt in Bethlehem, Pa. is the place to go.

Chriskindlmarkt offers all types of Christmas ornaments, decorations, and floral arrangements. You... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tampa, Florida
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101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, PA 18015
+1 610-332-3378
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed my time in the market. There are a variety of crafts, although many were expensive. There was great German food in the eating area, and entertainment.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chriskindlmarkt offers all types of Christmas ornaments, decorations, and floral arrangements. You can watch ice sculptors, glassblowers, and a variety of craftsmen.

Thank flamom46
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, great shopping (and I hate shopping) and great entertainment in the shadows of the Bethlehem Steel Plant. The admission fee is worth the entertainment and the collection of vendors are unique. Do your xmas shopping here next year if you get the chance...More

Thank Jackalcall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband & I went here Dec. 15th & really enjoyed walking around. There weren't too many people there that night due to bad weather earlier that day. We enjoyed wine tasting, glass making, and the German food. We purchased English toffee, which is out...More

Thank gl1013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Christkindlmarkt from south FL, and thoroughly enjoyed it! There were about 100 vendors of all crafts. We really enjoyed watching the glass blowing and really wished we had signed up to make our own Christmas ornament. There was an incredible German vendor with...More

Thank Beth E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was with a group of 12 people of 8 adults and 4 kids. This could be called a white tent Xmas vendor mini-community. Met a lot of fine vendors and ate some German food at the food court. The visitor center hosted the Christkindlmarkt and...More

Thank George T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our third year attending the Bethlehem Christkindlmarkt ... and it will NOT be our last! We did see a few negative reviews prior to our trip and were mildly concerned ... but all I can say is that those who didn't enjoy themselves...More

Thank I5418YCdennisk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience. My first time there. Simply enchanting. Friendly vendors, live music, great shopping experience with lots of gift ideas.they have a food court also. It really put me in the Christmas spirit. Plan to spend the day.

Thank Bernie A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is listed by many as one of the TOP TEN Christmas markets in the US . Thought the entry price was steep but honestly there are some really unique gifts and nice crafts. We bought a lot. I like that you can eat and...More

Thank doublemdoublet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We plan have made Christkindlmarkt a special day on our December schedule for decades, and always have a great time at this holiday event in Bethlehem. We saw the ice-carving demonstration, glass-blowing, gingerbread house contest, a wonderful band in the food court tent, and enjoyed...More

Thank Mary R
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11 December 2017|
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Response from trytogetawayoften | Reviewed this property |
None here, but I saw them at Hershey Park last year - they had several!
14 November 2017|
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Response from le0na25 | Reviewed this property |
I would agree with other responder, definitely Hotel Bethlehem. Your family may even take a self-guided tour through the hotel to see their amazing Christmas decor[brochures at the front desk]
Elizabeth B
9 December 2016|
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Response from Familyfun4Parsippany | Reviewed this property |
Yes we picked up our tix at the Will Call area where you enter