The German Christmas Market, Christkindl, Is A One-Of-A-Kind Place To Visit In Wisconsin

Oconomowoc is a small town west of Milwaukee in what’s known as the area’s lake country. Surrounded by small lakes, it’s about 35 miles from Milwaukee and 50 miles from Madison and it’s a beautiful little town just bursting with charm. But it also happens to be home to an awesome Christmas market in Wisconsin that pops up every year. These traditional Christkindlmarkets happen all around Europe, but originated in Germany. The small street markets pop up with goods to buy as presents, delicious snacks and mulled wine for you to drink. There’s great food, live music, and it’s a totally charming way to kick off your holiday season. Check it out!

The Oconomowoc Christmas Market is located at the corner of Main Street and Wisconsin Avenue in Oconomowoc, WI 53066. For more information, visit its website here.

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Address: Oconomowoc, WI 53066, USA
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Christmas Market in Wisconsin

October 26, 2019

What other Christmas Markets take place in Wisconsin?

Out of all the holiday events in Wisconsin, shopping at the local markets seems to be a real highlight for many. After all, there are only so many places you can keep going back to in order to buy gifts every year, right? Besides the Christmas markets in Oconomowoc, there are a few other holiday markets to consider when you’re shopping this year in Wisconsin. For instance, there is another Christkindl Market in Milwaukee to check out, plus the Sinter Klausen Christmas Markt, Turner Hall’s Christkindlmarkt, Old World Christmas Market, and more!

Where else can I find unique Christmas gifts in Wisconsin?

Finding the right Christmas gifts is often an insurmountable task for many, especially when the temperature gets colder and nobody wants to even step foot outside. However, there are plenty of shops and boutiques throughout the state that will end up being the best place to buy Christmas gifts in Wisconsin. For example, visiting your local cheese shop will often yield delicious gift options especially for family members out of state. Or checking out your local farmers market will likely highlight some fantastic homemade, locally-sourced treats. Check your neighboring towns and cities for boutique shops and stores that feature gifts that you won’t be able to find elsewhere in the state.

Where is the best place to buy Wisconsin-made gifts?

One of the most unique things to do for the holidays in Wisconsin involves checking out towns nearby that you wouldn’t normally visit in order to get some shopping done. This often will yield some Wisconsin-made gifts that end up being as unique as they come. You can also find a lot of Wisconsin-made gifts online, too, if you look at the right only shops and stores. Or simply visit your local town stores and shops for unique treasures that are likely made by Wisconsin artisans.