2021 Local Vendors
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!
A small family farm that specializes in growing and sourcing local herbs and medicinal plants for exceptional body care products. They take these sourced plants and cold infuse them in oils for 12 weeks before they are used in lotions, scrubs, salves and butters, bringing you the most potent healing properties for your skin.
- Sweet and Salty Scrubs
- Bath Bombs
- Green Tea Body Butters
- Magnesium and Aromatherapy Roll-ns
- Coconut Milk Soaps
- Lip Balms
Burbach’s European Pancakes is bringing the rich taste of German food to Minnesota. Traditional family recipes are at the heart of their business and their mission is to serve a taste of German heritage with every flavorful experience.
- Potato Pancakes
- Hot Chocolate
Independently owned, handmade, + vegan blends for body + space. Essential oils, body care, and aromatherapy accessories. 100% natural and plant-based with zero synthetic ingredients.
- Essential oils
- Bath soaks
- Room sprays
- Crystal bottle necklaces
Eastern European souvenirs.
- Keychains, bags, and jewelry
- Painted boxes
- Wooden pipes
- Kitchen linens and utensils
- Handmade Christmas ornaments
- Wooden toys, wooden puzzles, and instruments
- Soft toys, nesting dolls, and handmade ethnic dolls
- European and Baltic style wool items (mittens, hats, scarves, socks, ponchos)
Our creative, safe and fun natural wood toys are handcrafted in our solar powered workshop from sustainably harvested trees. Our durable toys are child safe and 100% handmade in the USA since 1972.
- Little Toys for Little Hands 8 wooden toys (Toot, Pickup, Tractor, Plane, Dozer, Copter, School Bus, Car)
- Pull Toys (Gertie Grasshopper or Cleo Frog)
- NextStep Toys: Tractor-n-Wagon, Toot-n-Coal Tender, Semi Truck-n-Trailer
- Big Trucks Wood-n-Toot, Load’n Go Semi Truck’n Trailer, Fizzy Fire, Car Carrier
German Brat Haus
Selling German Christmas Market style sausage products. Only the most authentic sausage will do for this Market!
- Hot dogs
- A variety of other specialty sausage products
German Specialty Imports is your one stop shop for all things German! They sell a variety of authentic goods honoring the German heritage.
- Christmas Ornaments
- Mouth-blown and Hand Painted Glass and Porcelain
- Hand Carved and Hand Turned/Handmade Nutcrackers
- Incense Burners / Smokers / Rauchermaennchen
- Candle Carussels/Pyramids
- Light arches/Schwibbogen
- Advent Calendars
- German Christmas Cookies and Candies
- Christ Stollen in Different Varieties (German Fruitbread)
- German Christmas Linen
- Gluehwine Spices to Make Your Own Gluehwine
- Feuerzangenbowle Cups and Party Sets
- German Wool Blankets and Much More
If you are in the market for tutoring, translating, consulting and more, the owner, Erika, offers those services too outside the market!
German Traditional Crafts will be selling beautiful Herrenhuter Stars (decorative light ornaments) imported directly from Germany and fitted for American consumers. These lights can be used inside or outdoors year around and are available in many sizes, colors and materials. They brighten up any space where want to enjoy them.
iPierogi is family owned and operated food vendor, serving homemade style pierogi and other polish food. They arrived in America 25 years ago and still keep the traditions of Poland alive.
They serve the most delicious:
- Polish Sausage
- Poppy Seed Cake
Krapfen, Cookies and Cakes
Justyna Haluch has Polish roots and a family tradition that makes her a fantastic baker. She brings family recipes to us and offers some of her specialties at the Market including:
- Krapfen (German style donuts)
- Funnel Cakes
- Traditional Cookies
- Coffee Cakes
Host of 2 booths at the European Christmas Market this year! One booth, Wooly Wooly, specializing in handmade wool products. The second, specializing in soft Alpaca merchandise. Find all of her products at the link below.
- Wool Hats
- Wool Mittens
- Soft Toys
- Arts & Crafts
A MN-based faux fur start-up that believes with the right gear, it’s never too cold. Creator of the patented faux fur ruff. Also providing faux fur mittens, neck warmers, hats!
- Faux Fur Ruff (magnetic)
- Faux Fur Puffs (magnetic)
- Leather Chopper Mittens
- Earrings with Faux Fur Puffs
- Hair Clips
- Neck Warmers
- Ear Muffs
- Shoe Clips
Love art? Love a good mystery? NewArtCode sells artwork and notecards with secret messages encoded in blooming morse code, ready to be decoded by the recipient.
- Note Cards
A collective shop of small businesses and artisans that are all inspired by the Nordic traditions. Together they sell Scandinavian inspired handcrafted goods, candles, art, imports, decor, Christmas gifts and more!
- Handmade Wooden Gnome Houses
- Hand-Forged Metalware
- Hand-knitted Goods
- Wooden Bowls and Utensils
- Herbal Remedies
- Vintage goods from Scandinavia
- Nordic flags
- Small Imported Stationery Items
- Gift Paper
- Glogg Gift Sets
- Risgrot Gift Sets
- Handmade Leather Goods
We produce & sell wild berry and specialty jams and sweet cover honey flavored with organic fruit powders and organic extracts.
- Jam – banana rum, brandied apple cinnamon, wild grape, strawberry, blueberry, peach, raspberry, cherry almond
- Flavored Honey – huckleberry, lingonberry, blueberry, strawberry, raspberry, cinnamon, caramel cinnamon, banana, pumpkin, cranberry, cherry almond, raw honey, wild berry
- Natural Beeswax Candles
- Gift Packs
Potekglass is a kiln formed glass design shop owned by Malcom Potek and Kara Van Wyk. Potekglass works on commission projects for public and private spaces, as well as creating gallery work of their own. Malcom teaches glass classes at their home studio and throughout the US.
*ONLY AT THE MARKET WEEKENDS 12/3-12/5, 12/10-12/12, 12/17-12/19
Children’s clothing, toys and accessories that are sourced from around the world. Globally designed, playfully inspired.
- Cute children’s clothing
- Hand-embroidered sweaters
- Toys from around the world
- Hair accessories
Schmidt Farm is an organic century family farm located in the beautiful Driftless Region of Southeast Minnesota. They create the products they sell from items grown or honorably gathered on their farm.
- Wool art
- Wood crafts
- Peacock feathers/crafts
Sienna + Stone creates handmade goods and accessories. Inspired by simple joys, natural colors, and the art of romanticizing life.
- Clay Earrings
- Clay Ornaments
- Macramé Plant Hangers
- Macramé Wall Hangings
- Macramé Lanyards
- Macramé Keychains
- Macramé Coasters
*ONLY AT THE MARKET NOV 26 – NOV 28
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, just 100% pure beeswax!
*FIRST WEEKEND ONLY
A cute shop specializing in hand crafted wood signs, ornaments and variety of home decor.
- Holiday Christmas Signs
- Christmas Trees Ornaments
- Home Framed Signs
- Engraved Keychains
- Standing Wood Trees
Proudly baking high quality sweet treats. Baking only with cane sugar, non-GMO flour, butter, free-range eggs, fine chocolate, and organic ingredients whenever possible.
- Polish Poppy Seed Bread
- Traditional Christmas Cookies
- and more
Add that little extra flavor you have been missing with this handcrafted, infused pure maple syrup. We sell a variety of flavors including:
Premium dog treats made with beer grain from the brewing process at local Twin Cities breweries. They make a variety of high quality pet products and fun gifts for every devoted dog mom/dog dad.
- Dog Treats
- Pet Bandanas
- Pet Bow Ties
- Matching Sets
- Pet Sweaters
- Custom Pet Stockings
- Tote Bags
Wintercraft is your local expert in the wonderful world of ice luminaries. Explore this ancient craft made new with family-friendly DIY kits and guidance to make your own magical ball of light.
- Global ice lantern kits
- “Fun with Ice” packs
- Ice Luminary Magic book (28 DIY ice projects)
- Ice lantern-making supplies
- New Ice Luminary Mold – “The Bucket”!
*Experts are at Wintercraft booth to offer assistance.