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Enjoy Holiday Shopping with Christmas Activities at Ottawa Chris Kringle Market

Come check out the first weekend of Ottawa, IL's Chris Kringle Market from Decemeber 6-8, 2019. This market will feature artisan gift vendors, tasty holiday treats, traditional German style beer, and memorable activities for the entire family to enjoy. 

This year you can expect special activities such as a complementary carriage rides, festive carolers, ornament crafting, ice carving demonstration, wreath making, cook decorating, “A Night Before Christmas” theme night and of course a visit from Santa. 

The first weekend also includes: 

-Reddick Library story telling, 

-Santa house tour, 

-Vest Dance troupe, 

-Ottawa Christian Academy Choir, 

-Lamplight singers 

and so much more! 

There will tasty foods and drinks to keep your fuel running the entire day such as The Cheese Shop, Jeremiah Joe Coffee, Red Dog Grill, The Lone Buffalo by Tangled Roots, Roxie’s Sweet Confections, August Hill Winery and Say I Do & More will all be attendance.  

With something to do for the entire family, this is definitely the perfect event to help you celebrate the meaning of Christmas a little early this year. 

For more information visit, www.facebook.com/ChrisKringleMarket/