This November, the German Christmas Market of Oconomowoc will unwrap its 12th anniversary with a festive flourish, heralding the start of the holiday season. As a beloved local tradition, the market is set to bring the spirit of a European Christmas to Wisconsin, opening its Entertainment Tent on Wednesday, November 22, 2023, at 5 PM. The air will fill with the nostalgic melodies of Big Al & the Hi Fi’s from 7 to 10 PM, setting the scene for the merriments to unfold.
November 22nd – 26th, 2023
Mark your calendars for Friday, November 24, when the entire market comes alive at 10 AM. Revelers can immerse themselves in the vibrant atmosphere, with the scent of authentic European food wafting through the air and the unique sounds of live polka music as a soundtrack to their shopping. Discover one-of-a-kind gifts and trinkets from an array of unique vendors, providing perfect holiday shopping opportunities.
In a move to enhance the festive experience, a new shuttle service is being introduced this year. Operating on Friday and Saturday from 10 AM to 10 PM, the shuttle will offer convenient transport between Nature Hill Intermediate School and the heart of the market, with a drop-off in front of Etcetera. With services running every 30 minutes, visitors can enjoy the festivities without the hassle of parking.
The German Christmas Market of Oconomowoc is more than just a market; it’s a place where holiday memories are made, where families and friends gather to celebrate and indulge in the joyous season. Don’t miss the chance to be part of this enchanting holiday tradition – be there to toast to the market’s 12th anniversary and to kick off your holiday season with a touch of German charm!