Visitor’s Guidde for the Kris Kringle Market in downtown Rochester.
Experience the European Essence of the 13th Annual Kris Kringle Market in Downtown Rochester
Downtown Rochester’s annual Kris Kringle Market returns this holiday season on Friday, December 4, 4:00-10:00 pm and Saturday, Dec. 5, Noon-10:00 pm. The market will be in a new location on the East Parking Platform (between E. University and E. Fourth) and will coincide with The Big, Bright Light Show.
The Kris Kringle Market is inspired by the 700 year-old tradition of the European Christmas markets. Visitors can enjoy food, shopping, live entertainment and the ambience of the open-air holiday market. Offerings include hand-crafted gifts, fresh greens, baked goods, specialty foods, glass blowing and much more. Many popular vendors will be returning, including Bavarian Roasted Almonds Co.and, The Original Strudel Factory.
“Visiting the Kris Kringle Market has become a tradition for many local families”, said Taylor Clayton, Marketing Coordinator for the Rochester DDA. “While this year will be different in terms of location and offerings, we’re excited for the community to have a safe way to shop and enjoy this holiday season”.
Shop the open-air market for holiday gifts and décor. Children can enjoy a socially safe photo opportunity with Santa Claus and warm up by the s’more station. Visitors can purchase a commemorative Kris Kringle mug at the Rochester DDA tent. The Kris Kringle market will be monitoring capacity and abiding by State and local safety requirements.
The Kris Kringle Market is exclusively presented by Lincoln of Troy. For more information, please visit downtownrochestermi.com or contact the Rochester DDA office at 248-656-0060