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Chris Kringle Market

Get into the holiday spirit with the third annual Chris Kringle Market in downtown Ottawa!

The Chris Kringle market features artisan gift vendors, tasty holiday treats, traditional German-style beer, and memorable activities for the whole family to enjoy!

This year’s special activities include complementary carriage rides, festive carolers, ornament crafting, an ice carving demonstration, and a visit from a live reindeer!

—Scroll down for complete activities schedule below the photos—

Chris Kringle Market Hours:

  • Friday       November 30   4:00pm-8:00pm
  • Saturday December 1     10:00am-7:00pm
  • Sunday    December 2     11:00am-4:00pm
  • Friday       December 7     4:00pm-8:00pm
  • Saturday December 8    10:00am-7:00pm
  • Sunday    December 9     11:00am-4:00pm

2018 Chris Kringle Market Activities Schedule:

  • Old Town Farmers Christmas Market: Free Entry
    • Saturday December 8
    • 8:00am-4:00pm
    • Located at 824 LaSalle Street

 

  • Reddick Mansion Tours: $10
    • Friday November 30 and Friday December 7
    • 6:00pm-8:00pm
    • Located at 100 West Lafayette Street

 

  • Reddick Library Story Teller: Free
    • Saturday December 1 and Saturday December 8
    • Beginning at 11:00am
    • Located at the Chris Kringle Market Warming Tent

 

  • Santa House: Free
    • Saturday December 1, 1:00pm-3:00pm
    • Sunday December 2, 2:00pm-4:00pm
    • Saturday December 8, 1:00pm-3:00pm
    • Sunday December 9, 2:00pm-4:00pm
    • Located at the northwest corner of Jackson Street near Washington Park

 

  • OTHS Vocal Jazz Ensemble: Free
    • Saturday December 1 and Saturday December 8
    • 1:30pm-3:00pm
    • Located at the Chris Kringle Market

 

  • Live Reindeer: Free
    • Sunday December 2 and Sunday December 9
    • 1:00pm-3:00pm
    • Located at the Chris Kringle Market

 

  • Horse Drawn Carriage Ride: Free
    • Sunday December 2 and Sunday December 9
    • 2:00pm-4:00pm
    • Located at the Southeast Corner of Washington Square Park

 

  • Children’s Ornament: Free (while supplies last)
    • Starting Friday November 30
    • 4:00pm-Supplies Last
    • Located at the Chris Kringle Market Warming Tent
    • Hosted by Ottawa Art League

 

  • Ottawa Christian Academy Choir: Free
    • Friday November 30
    • 4:00pm-5:00pm
    • Located at the Chris Kringle Market

 

  • Lamplight Singers Caroling: Free
    • Friday November 30, 6:00pm-8:00pm
    • Saturday December 1, 4:30pm-6:30pm
    • Friday December 7, 6:00pm-8:00pm
    • Saturday December 9, 11:00am-1:00pm
    • Located at the Chris Kringle Market

 

 

–Events And Vendors Subject To Change–

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