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.
Big Mad Labs makes and sells unique custom made toys and novelties. The toys are designed by popular artists as well as my own unique designs. All toys are made by Big Mad Labs at the highest quality currently available in a large variety of colors and sizes
Products include: A large variety of animals and creatures in different sizes and colors.
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.
Products Include: A variety of hand made wooden jewelry, and woodblock prints of photography and artwork.
Benjamin Leatham is a wood artist and creates an original and extensive line of cherry, walnut, birch, and maple kitchenware, serving bowls, and cutting boards. His design philosophy is simple: Surround yourself with things you find beautiful and use them everyday.
Products Include: Cooking utensils, hand-turned bowls, and cutting boards from locally salvaged wood.
Coco Nola’s is a German and Italian style bakery. We create handmade baked goods; bringing our favorite flavors of home to other’s homes in kind (and all year round!). We use non-toxic packaging and organic ingredients whenever possible.
Welcome to a Danish Christmas experience. Our menu brings authentic and high-quality Danish foods to the Christmas market such as Aebleskivers and Risalamande. Come visit our stand and watch us make a traditional Danish Christmas delight for you.
Products Include: Aebleskivers (Pancake Balls), Risalamande (Almond Rice Pudding)(GF), and Hot Apple Cider.
The family owned and operated meat market lead by Lindstrom’s very own METZGER MEISTER Martin Ziegler offers traditional smoked meats and sausages to take home. Enjoy also his delicious hot Swedish meatballs as several meat items such as: Bacon, Beef Sticks, Boneless Ham, Brats, Braunschweiger, Cottage Ham, Dinner Sausage, Garlic Summer sausage, Jagdwurst, Polish Rope and Smoked pork loin as well as the often asked for curry sauce. Guten Appetit!
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. Spark a child’s imagination with our creative toys!
Products Include: 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).
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.
Hello Norden is an architectural and interior design + home goods company in Minneapolis- We are Misfits of Creation, as we break the industry stereotypes and forge our own way of doing things. Without the pompous. Without trends. Without Keeping up With the Jones’.
Products Include: Icelandic Sheepskin Chair Pads & Rugs, Savon de Marseille All Natural Soaps, Brushes and Dishwashing Sets, Hello Norden All Natural Candles.
Hovden Wear brings traditional clothing and accessories into the modern day. We use 100% natural materials, woven in Europe, to create our beautiful shirts, skirts, aprons, and home goods. We are inspired by the traditions and craftsmanship of the past, and aim to bring that same level of quality to the modern home. Handcrafted. Heirloom worthy. Hovden Wear.
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.
Christmas Ornaments and Decorations along with Home and Cabin Decor with Scandinavian/German/Minnesota Folk Art influence. Including decorative and functional Birdhouses. All items hand-made in Minnesota by the vendor, or relatives.
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.
For a century, Alliance Française has been promoting French language and French-speaking cultures through language classes, social and cultural events and information resources in Minnesota. An independent chapter of a world-wide organization, AFMSP is the 5th largest in the United States. La Boutique is the retail store at Alliance Française offering wonderful gifts from France and from French-speaking countries around the world.
From Superior to Johanna to Phalen, everyone has a favorite lake. This Christmas, bring home the lakes you love as stunning Watercolor Fine Art Originals or Prints (11″x14″). With Ready-to-Wrap Framed Prints for only $99, it’s easy to give your loved ones the gift of beauty.
Hand-picked driftwood from the pristine shores of Lake Superior, artfully created in Wabasha, Minnesota. Curated, designed, and handcrafted by Birdie McBride. Find your piece of the North Shore at Lake Superior Drift Co.
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).
Mademoiselle Miel was born when beekeeper and chocolatier Susan Brown began creating Honey Bon-bons by using honey from her rooftop hives and encasing it in 100% single origin, organic cacao. Since then, new flavors and products have been created, garnering awards and accolades, including being named a Top 10 Chocolatier in North America – the first chocolatier ever to be awarded in that regard for using unsweetened chocolate.
Products Include: Honey Bon-bons, Chocolate Bars, Honey-sweetened hot cocoa, Honey-sweetened hot lemon tonic, Honey Hot-cocoa Bombs, Cups, Honey-sweetened snacks.
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!
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)(GF), 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”! Available at the Market on 08-11 & 15-17 December 2023.
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.
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.
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!
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.
As a long-standing staple in the heart of charming downtown New Ulm, The Christmas Haus New Ulm continues to offer authentic German items. What makes these items so special? These are labors of love straight from Germany, mainly the Ore Mountains (Erzgebirge which is famous for many Christmas traditions) in the village of Seiffen. The Christmas Haus brings German and Scandinavian Specialty Imports.
Products Include: Nutcrackers, Pyramids, Lighted Archways, Inge Glass German Ornaments, Beer Steins, German Hats and Pins, and more!
Valerie’s French Kitchen offers authentic French cooking right here in Minneapolis and the Twin cities area! As a native of France, I am delighted to share my culture by introducing our customers to homemade, delicious and healthy French cooking. Our small company also offers unique gifts personally sourced, and made in France.
Products include: French onion soup with caramelized onions, croutons and French gruyere cheese (Vegetarian); Quiche Lorraine, the traditional quiche with bacon, cream, nutmeg and French gruyere cheese; Homemade Snowball Christmas cookies.
Wenonah Body Lab is an artisan crafter of all natural, small batch, handcrafted body care products made by real people using natural plant based ingredients featuring plastic-free packaging. Our products are People Friendly & Earth Friendly.
Products Include: Bar Soap, Body Lotion, Hand Cream, Lip Balm, Aromatherapy Candles, Oil Diffusers (Home & Car), Essential Oils, Shower Steamers, Bath Bombs, and Solid Lotion.