4th Annual Christkindlmarket Preview Event

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Join us for a night of food, music, fun and holiday spirit and enjoy the Christkindlmarket Chicago before it officially opens to the public at this exclusive Preview Event! 

Stroll over to the market and be the first to get your hands on the 2018 souvenir mug, be part of the opening ceremony presented by the Christkind, meet and mingle with all of the vendors, and get a head start to pick from the unique gift wares.

Choose from two unique package experiences: VIP and General Admission!

Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018

Time: 5:00pm - 8:30pm

Venue: Christkindlmarket Chicago
Daley Plaza
50 W Washington Street
Chicago, IL 60602

View the "Ticket Packages" tab for more information.
$60 General Admission
$140 VIP
$25 Kid's

A limited number of VIP tickets are available. Purchase your tickets now before they sell out!

Detailed Schedule:



Doors open with roaming entertainment


Opening Ceremony with prologue by the Christkind


VIP dinner begins with exclusive entertainment in the Timber Haus
General Admission guests can roam the market and visit the Festival Tent

By attending this event, you agree to allow photos and/or video of you to be taken and used in GACC Midwest’s and German American Events' marketing collateral, including but not limited to our website and other digital channels.


Impressions from our Preview Event in 2018


Heather Broberg
Senior Manager, Membership Development & Engagement
Tel.: +1 (312) 585-8325
E-Mail: broberg(at)gaccmidwest.org


November 15, 2018
5:00pm - 8:30pm
Daley Plaza
Chicago, IL 

More information and registration coming soon!

Please contact Judit Ludwig-Jánosy if you are interested in the VIP Experience.