Thursday, December 3, 2015

Christkindlmarkt - A Celebration of German Holiday Traditions

The Arizona Center for Germanic Cultures will present its seventh annual Christkindlmarkt -- a traditional German Christkindlmarkt in downtown Phoenix at the Heritage Square, 7th Street and Monroe Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015 10 a.m. to 5p.m.

Browse through traditional handicrafts, including handmade soaps and candles, jewelry, ornaments and toys. Enjoy traditional Christmas food and beverage specialties from Germany, including Nuernberger bratwurst and wieners, sauerkraut, Gulasch soup, real German Laugenbrezeln (hot soft pretzels), apple strudel, "Lebcake" style gingerbread cookies (Lebkuchen), hot roasted chestnuts, roasted sugar almonds (gebrannte mandeln), German Christmas cookies, hot mulled wine (Gluehwein), hot apple cider, hot cocoa, coffee (available with a variety of schnapps), and German winter beer from Warsteiner.

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