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Address: Spring and Main Streets, Bethlehem, PA
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Great way to spend your day

Lots of variety in vendors. Excellent quality items. Even the food choices at the food court were very good. Accomplished some Christmas shopping and had a lovely day out with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Cathe M
Lords Valley, Pennsylvania
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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115 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This market has many craft vendors with high quality products to purchase for holiday decorating, gifting, dining and more. Furthermore, they have a section with food vendors and a stage with musicians playing regularly throughout the day. Finally, they have a Santa Claus for the children to have their photos taken. You can easily spend several hours at this festive... More 

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Lords Valley, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lots of variety in vendors. Excellent quality items. Even the food choices at the food court were very good. Accomplished some Christmas shopping and had a lovely day out with a friend.

Thank Cathe M
New York City, New York
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44 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

When we first moved to Bethlehem 7 years ago, Christkindlmarkt was high on our list of 'to-do' activities as we learned the customs, features and opportunities of our new environment. Originally, the Markt was located in two huge tents just off lower main street (where several annual festivals are also held). The ambiance was good. We purchased 'season' tickets for... More 

4 Thank Jerry G
Breckenridge, Colorado
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154 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This authentic Christmas Market is held every Christmas season in Chicago in the Daly Plaza. Easy to get to by bus or the EL. Having been to ones in Germany - this is smaller, but just as fun. Whether it's the food or the ornaments, you won't be disappointed.

Thank mtnwinegirl
State College, Pennsylvania, United States
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125 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We were really looking forward to the Christkindlmarkt, hoping it was like the Christmas markets in Europe. But, sadly, it was just a craft market with extra Christmas ornaments. There was one stall that was from Germany -- astronomically outpriced. We paid a lot to get in and ended up buying a glass of gluhwein (which was very good) and... More 

3 Thank Kathy M
Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This was our first year to Christkindlmarkt. We loved it. Coming from a German origin it was so awesome finding treasures from all over. Luckily we had some free passes to get in as paying $9.00 each to enter to shop is a little excessive. Parking was easy and everyone was friendly. Would I go back, only if I had... More 

1 Thank Traci2013
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148 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This is the second time we've been to the Christkindmarkt. The first time was three years ago. Since they moved to the new location I think there are a few more vendors with a slightly better selection of products. Although I guess that can be hit or miss depending on what vendors are there from week to week and year... More 

4 Thank lt10
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This is ridiculous! Not only do the vendors pay an arm and a leg, but so do the patrons! It is definitely not worth the price! What are we paying for? The entertainment? NO, they do charge a fee. Just another ArtsQuest money making event.

2 Thank Rehtaeh P
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

A $9 admission fee is a little steep to just walk around and browse, but if you are in the market for gifts with anything to do with Christmas and winter, this is the place. With almost 200 vendors, there is something for everyone. If you have the time and the energy, the Sands Casino and outlet stores are close... More 

Thank taraandbill
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Simply paid an admission charge ($4.00) to view a vast number of vendor stalls. Not worth the time of expense.

1 Thank rfidoten

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