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Christkindlmarket marking 25th anniversary; will return to Daley Plaza and Wrigleyville
--From a press release
2021-09-15

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(CHICAGO, IL) (September 15, 2021 The Christkindlmarket Chicago celebrates its 25th anniversary and will be back in-person as well as online in 2021! Visitors can enjoy their most beloved holiday tradition at two locations this season:

Christkindlmarket Chicago (November 19 — December 24)

Regular Hours: Sunday — Thursday: 11am — 8 pm, Friday — Saturday: 11am — 10pm

Special Hours: Thanksgiving (Nov. 25), Christmas Eve (Dec. 24): 11am — 4pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/christkindlmarket

Christkindlmarket Wrigleyville (November 19 — December 31)

Regular Hours: Monday — Thursday: 3p — 9pm, Friday — Saturday: 11am — 10pm, Sunday: 11am — 7pm

Special Hours

Thanksgiving (Nov. 25), Christmas Eve (Dec. 24) and New Year's Eve (Dec. 31): 11am — 4pm

Christmas Day (Dec. 25): Closed

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/christkindlmarket.wrigleyville

For more information about Winterland at Gallagher Way, visit www.gallagherway.com .

More information about each location, the vendors, and events is available on the Christkindlmarket website.

The virtual marketplace, that is taking place for the second year in a row, makes it possible to purchase Christkindlmarket collector's items online - a wonderful option for those who prefer celebrating the event from the comfort of their homes. Visitors can start pre-ordering from the Online Shop on October 25th, 2021.

Another popular tradition returning to the Chicago market in 2021 is the Stammtisch indoor dining. Visitors can reserve tables for up to eight people and choose from different food and drink packages that will be served family-style in the heated Timber Haus. The Stammtisch Reservation system will open within the next couple of weeks — it is possible to sign up for the Stammtisch Newsletter now to be one of the first to receive an alert. Skip waiting in line for food and reserve your Stammtisch table package!

"It's been a tough year for all of us, especially for our vendors who own small businesses. We are so grateful that we can continue our beloved holiday event in person and celebrate our 25th Anniversary with all our friends. Health and safety are always our top priority, and we will be providing detailed guidelines closer to the market opening," announced CEO and General Manager Maren Biester Priebe.

For a more exclusive experience, that includes being the first to shop from all the market vendors in a more intimate setting, guests can purchase tickets to the 'Twas the Night Before Christkindlmarket at Daley Plaza. The preview event takes place on the evening of November 18 (5:30pm - 8pm), the day before the official public opening of the market. Tickets are extremely limited to this special event. Their sales will be announced on social media and through the General Newsletter.


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