The American-German Club of the Palm Beaches shares the Holiday cheer and excitement of an authentic German Outdoor Christmas market.
Visitors have plenty of opportunity pick up some German language essentials and learn more about German culture without having to travel to Europe. Experience the old world charm at Christkindlmarkt at the American-German Club by creating lasting memories and starting a new tradition with family and friends!
Fun activities are geared towards the youngest visitors, including workshops of making Christmas ornaments, coloring pages, decorating miniature gingerbread houses and much more!
The Christkindlmarkt is featuring a variety of vendors selling unique wares. Gifts such as handcrafted ornaments, jewelry, and clothing will be available for visitors' perusal.
Holiday craft and cookie baking workshops will take place throughout opening hours on both days of the Christkindlmarkt.
Musical and dance performances
Saturday December 7
2:30pm Lake Worth High School Trojan Sound Chamber Group
3:15pm Okeeheelee Middle School Choru
3:45pm Conniston Middle School Blue Marlin Jazz Ensemble
4:20pm Palm Beach Central High Traditions Choral Group
5:00pm American German Club Volkstanz Gruppe (cultural dance performance)
6:30pm Children’s Lantern Parade followed by Tree Lighting with Santa Claus & The Christkind
Sunday December 8
1:00pm - 3:00pm Meet and greet with Chelsea Taylor and the New Country 103.1 Street Team - giveaways and more!
2:00pm Palm Beach Day Academy Bulldog Choir
2:30pm Palm Beach Day Academy Handbell Choir
3:15pm Lake Worth High School Trojan Chorus
4:00pm Santaluces High School Jazz Band
4:40pm American German Club Volkstanz Gruppe (cultural dance performance)
6:30pm Children’s Lantern Parade followed by Tree Lighting with Santa Claus & The Chriskind
German delicacies such as bratwurst, potato pancakes, and schnitzel along with sweet indulgences ranging from baked holiday specialties like the traditional stollen, strudel, and pretzels will satisfy all tastes. Imported German beer, the not to be missed Glühwein - hot spiced wine, will be available for purchase in souvenir mugs. Our seating areas provide visitors with a place to relax, sit down and enjoy delicious food and drinks.
The Christkindlmarkt hosts live entertainment and performances. School groups, a brass band with its festive popular holiday music, holiday carolers and dance group will perform. The Christkind, the namesake of the market, and Santa Claus will be available for photos with the children.
At approximately 5:30PM children are invited to participate in the parade during which they are led through the market, carrying lanterns, and singing several classic German and American holiday songs.
The highlight of the event will be the Tree Lighting by Santa at around 6:30PM.