Enjoy the wonderful atmosphere of an authentic European Christmas Market while supporting our local crafters and artisans selling unique, handmade holiday gifts and delicious European and festive foods!
We sell a variety of different baked goods, from donuts, baklava, infusion jars and a variety of different hot chocolate bombs and Crackable candy kits over the holiday season. We sell at a variety of different event through out the year including 6 different famers markets during the summer.
Products Include: Baklava, Cake Donuts, Raised Donuts, Hot chocolate bombs – 6 different options, Crackable Chocolates filled with candy, and Infusion Jars – 6 different options.
Au Petit chalet brings a fun Swiss tradition called the Raclette to the European Christmas Market. Raclette is a traditional Swiss dish, also popular in other Alpine countries. Raclette comes from the French word that means “to scrape” and refers to both the type of cheese and the traditional Swiss dish it is served with.
Products Include: Melted raclette cheese over potatoes and cornichons, with charcuterie or without it for a vegetarian option. We also serve a variety of flavored milk steamers, such as vanilla, chai, chocopop and more! We make our drinks with real milk for creaminess and authenticity.
Toys and plushies handcrafted from secondhand stuff with whimsy, vibrant colors and happy details. Made for little people and the little people inside big people. Come play. At the Market 1st -Nov 25-27, 3rd- Dec 9-11 and 4th – Dec1 6-18 weekends only.
Products Include: Handmade toys and plushies in a variety of shapes and sizes.
Traditional German Potato Pancakes are a vital part of every Christmas Market in Germany. Our authentic recipe originates from Braunschweig, Germany. You can watch Nick fry the Kartoffelpuffer as they are called in Germany on a flattop grill in oil until they achieve a deep brown crispy outer shell that gives way to an almost creamy interior. They are traditionally served with apple sauce but you can also enjoy them with sour cream. This year we are sourcing our apple sauce and cider from Pinetree Apple Orchard.
Our Schnitzel is a pounded pork cutlet which breaded and deep fried. You can enjoy it with a Jaegersauce (Hunter Mushroom Gravy) or fair style on a stick. To round it all up enjoy a warm Bavarian Pretzel from the Breadsmith!
Products Include: Potato Pancakes with Sour Cream and Green Onion or Applesauce, Jaegerschnitzel, Pretzels, and Hot Cider.
Burly Babe creates a variety of beautiful hand made wooden items such as basswood earrings that are wood burned, hand painted, and finished with design and epoxy on both sides. She also creates wood block prints of her photography and art work. These different art forms on wood flow together to make a cohesive collection of work. At the Market the 2nd – Dec 2-4 and 3rd – Dec 9-11 weekends only.
Products Include: A variety of hand made wooden jewelry, and woodblock prints of photography and artwork.
Beautifully dipped chocolate covered fruit such as strawberries, grapes and apples. Pretzels and other treats covered in chocolate with creative and colorful twists! Take the treats home in a gift package or enjoy your choco fruit skewer on the Market!
Products include: Dipped Strawberries, Fruit Skewers, Pretzels, and Other Treats, and Hot Chocolate.
We create heirloom quality natural wooden toys that are safe, affordable and beautiful. We hand-create each toy in our solar powered workshop from sustainable forests. Celebrating 50 years in business in 2022! Spark a child’s imagination with our creative toys!
Products Include: New in 2022: Little Toys for Little Hands – Bunny, Duck (which we call a loon in Minnesota!), Elephant, Fish. Pull Toys (Cleo Frog & Gertie Grasshopper), Next Step Toys (TruckNTrailer, TootNTender, TractorNWagon), Blocks Set, Big Trucks (Fizzy Fire Engine, Lizzy Logger, Car Carrier, LoadNGo, WoodNToot Train), NameTrain (Engine & Caboose, Alphabet Cars), Little Toys for Little Hands (bus, car, copter, dozer, pickup, plane, toot train, tractor).
Earrings for Mangos was started by a group of friends who have a passion for empowering women and communities, both locally and globally! We donate our profits to The Mango Project, an organization in Uganda that fights malnutrition through mango preservation and health education.
Full service, Austrian Chef-driven neighborhood eatery and pub featuring American and Austrian fare, with 14 craft beers on tap and delicious craft cocktails. Open for lunch, dinner, takeout and private events. Food Smith brings Austrian specialties to the Market offering 3 types of Strudel!
Products Include: Traditional Austrian Apfelstrudel (apple strudel), Hunter’s Strudel (meat and veggies), and Topfenstrudel (Sweet Quark strudel).
For Knit Me Knot provides cozy, hand-knit winter-wear that is at once soft and luxurious while also warm enough to withstand the harsh Minnesota winter. We have a few core beliefs that serve as a north star when selecting our materials, designing our products, growing our team, and building our retail partnerships: Every knit holds a story.Materials matter. Crafted for quality.
Products Include: Hand Knit Hats, Mittens, Scarves, Headbands, Tree Skirts, Stockings, Dog Sweaters, and Christmas Ornaments.
Beautifully handcrafted electrical lights (STARS from the city of Herrenhut/Germany) for in- and outdoor use in multiple colors and sizes. Everything is originally produced in Germany and imported to the US with all the requirements for the American consumers!
Products Include: Herrenhut Stars in paper and plastic in different sizes and colors.
I am passionate about creating functional hand made pottery that people can use in their everyday lives. I believe there is a unique connection between a handmade vessel and the person who is using it. I hope my enjoyment of the making process, from centering on the wheel, to creating a finished piece shows in the work and that you enjoy using it as much as I do creating it to be used.
Hejlöv design is heavily influenced by the MN nordic culture and we are proud to have created a line of products focused on bringing beautiful, quality, life simplifying ideas and products to you and your home. At the Market the 1st weekend Nov 25-27 only.
iPierogi is a family own business, focusing on homemade pierogi, kielbasa , Cabbage Rolls, Blintzes and more. Renata and Robert is proudly introducing Delicious side of Polish Tradition where they emigrated from almost 30 years ago.
I’m a Japanese-American maker focusing in the fiber arts, whether it’s knitting, hand-stitching, or sewing. A lot of what I make and how I source my materials is influenced by my desire to reduce my impact on the environment. I do my best to source things locally and secondhand. I love finding ways to upcycle and bring new life to vintage, thrifted, or deadstock fabrics. I enjoy using materials that might otherwise go to waste to create something unique that brings people joy.
Kristi Abbott is a full-time artist creating engaging and multilayered artworks from layers of hand cut paper. As well as selling the original artworks, she produces prints and beautiful giftware based on the original pieces. At the Market the 4th weekend Dec 16-18 only.
Products Include: Original Collage Artworks, Art Prints, Giftware (including coffee mugs, pint glasses, coasters, and tote bags) and Christmas ornaments.
I am an author/illustrator/publisher. I have written and illustrated my own children’s book. I also illustrate puzzles, create custom puzzles for businesses (ice cream shops, farms, museums, resorts, etc.). I create the artwork for little luggage tags, and a few other small items which I also sell.
Products Include: Children’s Book: Opening Our Eyes to the World, Children’s puzzles (many varieties), Luggage/Backpack Tags, Greeting Cards, Christmas Ornaments, and Chocolates (which go along with my puzzles and book).
Namakan made an interchangeable fur ruff or trip for your hood or collar that features a patented magnetic design which allows people to add warmth and style to all their winter coats. Also sell super soft earmuffs, mittens, and other winter accessories!
I design and create bags from start to finish. I am inspired by unique leather, fabrics and practical purpose of each bag. Each one designed with artistry and engineered with precision and meticulous attention to every detail, I try to achieve an heirloom bag. Express your Pursenality!
Oh Crêpe! creates a unique French experience: our menu is authentic and made from scratch. We bring a little piece of Bretagne to the Twin Cities with our galettes, crêpes and cider. Come visit us at the Christmas Market and watch our Crêpe Masters turn crêpes in front of your eyes. We offer high quality, nutritious and delicious crêpes that are appealing to all. Our menu includes gluten-friendly and vegetarian options.
Products Include: Traditional French Crêpes: Galettes (buckwheat savory crêpes), Sweet Crêpes and a Delicious Hot Spiced Cider.
The Lazy Susan has been around for centuries. I am re-imagining it in new and exciting ways. It can be flipped, it can be made larger, and it can be used as an end table. It is truly “art that works”!
Products Include: A 12″ size that cannot flip. An 18″ size that CAN be flipped. A 24″ ring that can be added to the 18″ to make it larger. Table legs sets that enable the 18″ or 24″ size to be used as a non-rotating end table.
Owl Creek Organics produces and sells wild berry and organic fruit jams sweetened with honey. We also produce and sell flavored honey made with organic fruit powders & spices as well as plain raw honey.
Products Include: Honey, Flavored Honey, Jams Sweetened with Honey, Honey & Jam Gift Boxes.
Payshee (and her Saint Paul POParazzi) bring a centuries old European tradition of kettle-popped popcorn to your holiday celebrations, including a Christmas Market exclusive: KristKindl Gretel-Corn: gingerbread flavored kettlecorn for holiday gifting! Local, organic, gluten/nut free, vegan, in compostable packaging! Grab a bag to eat at the market, or add some POP to your holiday gatherings with all four flavors in a festive, burlap gift sack! Then warm up with a steaming cup of Cranberry Orange Christmas Tea Punch!
Products Include: Pink Himalayan Popcorn, Old Fangled KettleCorn, Bit o’ Heat KettleCorn, Kristkindl GretelCorn and Hot Christmas Tea Punch.
I use copper and brass shapes create copper jewelry. The heat creates the color and the way I hold the torch creates the patterns. It’s like painting with fire. My shapes range from geometric forms to animal and nature themes. I sell this jewelry at art shows and renaissance fairs throughout the nation.
Come try some savory recipes from Poland and Germany! Our traditional dishes include Pork Haxe with Sauerkraut, Leberkäse on a bun, Pork roast with onions, Roasted champignons, and homemade bread with lard & pickled cucumber. To give our meats a delicious taste the smoke house is fired with wood from a fruit tree. You can also take home our smoked delicacies such as ham, pork shoulder and loin.
Products Include: Mini Christmas Smoked Sausage, Christmas Smoked Pork Shoulder, Christmas Smoked Ham and Christmas Smoked Loin.
Minnesota made unique warm recycled wool mittens, children mittens, seasonal fun dog collars, leashes, and accessories, and unique freeze dried candies. Something fun for under the tree or to use while enjoying the market.
Products Include: Mittens, Dog collar, Leashes, Bow Ties, Flowers, Scarves, Hats, Freeze Dried Candy/Food, and Headbands.
Slow Burn is the result of the maker’s mindfulness practice, in turn these candles ask that you slow down and become intentional in whatever you do while your candle is burning. These whimsically shaped candles are hand poured in small batches in St Paul, MN using locally sourced beeswax from family run apiaries. Never using synthetic chemicals to provide fragrance to the candles, these products are non-toxic, simply 100% pure beeswax! At the Market the first 3 weekends only.
Spatzi serves housemade Spätzle served with a creamy mushroom sauce transported to Germany or Austria where these small housmade noodles are found on every menu. To warm you up from inside we are offering a Tomato bisque and Apple fritters served with salty caramel for your sweet tooth. Everything made from scratch and simply delicious!
Products Include: Spaetzle with Mushroom Cream Sauce, Apple Fritters with Sea Salt Caramel, and Tomato Bisque.
Spriggan Stone is an artisan ran company by Quay Flom and Kenneth Albrecht Jr. that sells handcrafted jewelry, rocks & minerals, and a vast selection of fair trade goods. Fair trade goods include items such as jewelry, pottery, tea, candles, leather journals, and so much more.
Products Include: Handcrafted Jewelry, Leather Journals, Rocks, Minerals, Salt Lamps, Sage, Incense, Incense Holders, Pottery, and Tea.
Steller Goods uses repurposed wool sweaters and Nordic Braid to make mittens, purses, elf hats, coats and jewelry. We also carry an assortment of Scandinavian products from other makers.
Products Include: Mittens, Elf Hats, Coats, purses, Catnip Mice, Dog collars with Nordic Braid, Scandinavian Notecards, Baby Taggy Blankets, Ornaments, garlands, Nordic Braid Pendants and Bracelets, Swedish dishcloths and kitchen towels, Al Johnson’s Swedish Pancake Mix and Lingonberries.