Atlanta Christkindl Market 4th Place in Fodor’s “The 15 Best German Christmas Markets in the U.S.”
German Christmas markets are famous for their tasty Christmas goodies, cozy atmosphere, and holiday crafts. Shoppers bundle up to meet friends, often gathered around food vendors selling hot mulled wine, cocoa, or beer.
German Christkindl Market takes over part of Buckhead Village
The German Christkindl Market, presented by the German American Cultural Foundation, features dozens of vendors selling handmade German goods — including ornaments, wooden toys, and jewelry — and treats.
Atlanta Christkindl Market Featured in AJC Article “Three Georgia cities among top 15 Christmas markets in the U.S.”
Though European in origin, Christmas markets are becoming increasingly popular in the U.S. Better yet, three Georgia cities have been ranked among the country’s best markets for the holiday season.
Atlanta Christkindl Featured in Blue Ridge Mountain Travel Guide: The 20 Best Places to Celebrate Christmas in Atlanta (2022)
Celebrating Christmas in the Blue Ridge Mountains is truly magical, whether you’re visiting charming small towns like Dahlonega and Helen GA or exploring a burgeoning metropolis like Asheville.
German Christmas Market Returns From Pandemic Hiatus With New Buckhead Location
After a pandemic hiatus in 2020, Atlanta’s German Christmas market is back this year, relaunching on Black Friday (Nov. 26) at the third location since the tradition was brought to the city five years ago.
Atlanta’s Christkindl Market is now open for the season, in a new location
Great news! Atlanta’s Christkindl Market returns in 2021 after being canceled last year.
The market will open on the Friday after Thanksgiving, November 26, 2021. It will stay open through January 2, 2022 — a huge departure from other years, when the market closed at noon on Christmas Eve.
Jamestown-owned Buckhead Village scores growing Christkindl Market tradition
Village owner Jamestown announced today the budding (pre-COVID) tradition that is Atlanta’s German Christkindl Market will uproot from Centennial Olympic Park to the upscale Buckhead shopping hub this year. (Jamestown has headquarters in Atlanta and Germany, after all).