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Christkindlmarkt

Spring and Main Streets, Bethlehem, PA
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Ranked #5 of 9 shopping in Bethlehem
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
Activities: Shopping
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Rising Sun, Maryland
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50 reviews 50 reviews
25 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I wasn't impressed last year, but this year I visited twice. We had a coupon for $2 off when we went opening day. Found a groupon for 2 admissions for $9 for the Second visit. My friends and I had such a wonderful time, looking forward to next year already! Which, may require multiple visits. Be aware that some vendors... More

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Towamencin Township
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106 reviews 106 reviews
9 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

This was our 4th year going to the annual Christmas event and I have to say it needs to me overhauled. Since they moved locations from downtown to the Steel Stacks, they have relied on the "same old, same old". They need to turn it up a notch and add some new and refreshing things such as the entertainment. For... More

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Piscataway, New Jersey
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96 reviews 96 reviews
31 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

I've been wanting to go for a few years though I'm glad I waited for a Groupon offer this year as regular priced entry is a bit on the high side when you are basically paying to go shop. We found parking right away even if there was heavy traffic coming and going, and I'll admit it is a pleasant... More

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Point Pleasant, PA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Seriously, as a fellow artisan, I had high expectations of this show, disappointed we not only sat in traffic, fought to find where it exactly was and where to park but we spent LESS time walking around than it took to get there....and we are close by! There were a lot of jewelry vendors, more dog treat and dog "stuff"... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

The town of Bethlehem was so cute and quaint. As we walked Main Street it's started to flurry and it was just a wonderful Christmas feeling. There was a side street that had a little village with homemade products that were wonderful. Then I found one that had hot chocolate hot cider and then I saw at the bottom of... More

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

A lot nicer than when I went a few years ago. Glad most of it is inside. A lot of different vendors and more food selections than before. Its neat being at the Steel Stacks and is close to the casino and outlets. We went to the outlets first to go to the Peeps store and then the market. The... More

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Macungie, Pennsylvania, United States
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218 reviews 218 reviews
33 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

First of all it was a rainy day and the second tent has major leaking problems. There are not enough true Christmas displays like the namesake markets on Germany. It is very much another craft show with some Christmas stuff thrown in. Not sure where dog biscuits and frozen wine drinks fit the theme. It is a large craft show... More

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Macungie, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews 57 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

My husband and I take an entire day to go to Christkindlmarkt each year. We enjoy looking at all the crafter's items and try to get unique gifts for family and friends. Although this event occurs over the course of a month during November-December, there are some crafters that are not there EVERY weekend, but most are there the entire... More

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Bethlehem
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116 reviews 116 reviews
86 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

My Husband and I just went there last night. It is part of a tradition in our town/city every year. The location at the steel stacks is easy to get to and park. Most of the vendors are in huge heated tents and some who brave the cold outside selling their goods . Displays of exquisite Christmas items not usual... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

A go-to destination, located at the SteelStacks of the abandoned Bethlehem Steel factory. Lots if coupons available. We have attended several times in the past years. This year we are volunteering with ArtsQuest, the parent non-profit. What a wonderful atmosphere! Continual live entertainment in the 2nd huge tent. Both tents are heated. Such talent in all the booth's wares. Santa... More

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