This Unbelievable Christmas Bazaar In Illinois Will Transport You To Christmases Past

There’s a unique shopping experience taking place in Ottawa, Illinois that only happens once a year, and you don’t want to miss it. This Christmas bazaar is full of Old World wonders that are like nothing you’ll find in the stores.

Give the gift of tradition and authenticity this year when you shop this German market. Check it out:

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Get more information about Ottawa’s Chris Kringle Market on its official Facebook page or the city’s website.

Speaking of tradition, click here for nine weird and wacky holiday ones you’ll only understand if you’re from the Land of Lincoln.

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