New Christmas Village & Christkindl Market Open Dec. 16–18 with
Unique Gifts, Live Music, German Cuisine, Santa, and More
PRESCOTT, Ariz., November 14, 2022—Prescott’s First Annual Christmas Village & Christkindl Market will be held Dec. 16, 17, and 18 on West Goodwin Street in front of the Prescott Chamber of Commerce in downtown Prescott. Inspired by a centuries-old European tradition, the Christkindl Market will feature hand-crafted ornaments and other unusual gift items from local artisans and vendors. Kids can visit Santa (Saint Nikolaus), and enjoy the kid’s carousel, kids Ferris wheel, bounce house, and the Kinder Korner activities tent. Santa will meet with the children, plus he will do storytelling and special performances. All ages will enjoy wagon rides with Clydesdale Horses around a Courthouse Plaza, aglow with lights. There will be a variety of traditional German foods, as well as The Bier & Mulled Wine Garten.
The event will also feature a traditional German band, the Christkindl Angel, plus an aerialist performing acrobatics, and choirs from local schools.
Hours: Friday, Dec. 16 from 4-8 pm, Saturday, Dec. 17, 11 am – 8 pm; Sunday, Dec. 18, 11 am – 3 pm. This event is sponsored by the Arizona Office of Tourism, Desert Financial Credit Union, Experience Prescott Office of Tourism, Prescott Chamber of Commerce, and Hensley Beverage Company. Admission is free, but some rides and activities may require a small fee.
“The Christmas Village & Christkindl Market will be a wonderful new holiday tradition for Prescott. ,” said Sheri Heiney, President of the Prescott Chamber of Commerce. “We invite families and friends to come to enjoy all that Arizona’s Christmas City has to offer!”
Learn more about this and other holiday events at www.ArizonaChristmasCity.com.