Old World Christmas Market

The Osthoff Resort's Old World Christmas Market was voted #5 Best Holiday Market by USA Today's Readers' Choice 2023!

The 2024 Old World Christmas Market is open daily from 10 AM - 5 PM, December 6-15, 2024. Admission is $7 per adult, children 14 and under are complimentary with an adult ticketholder. Discounted ticket prices for groups of 20 or more are available. Reminiscent of the centuries-old Christkindlesmarkt of Nüremberg, Germany, the 26th annual Old World Christmas Market at The Osthoff Resort offers the warmth and merriment of this Old World tradition.

For ten consecutive days, guests stroll the aisles of a grand heated tent bedecked with fragrant boughs of fresh evergreens and the tantalizing scents of roasted almonds as they browse for unique and specialty items among international and regional artisans. Czech blown-glass ornaments, Russian nesting dolls, German hand-carved smokers and nutcrackers, fine apparel, handmade amber and silver jewelry, Turkish pashmina scarves and shawls, stained glass art, Russian hand-painted Santas, fresh green wreaths, kissing balls and centerpieces, alpaca products, Estonia woolens, fine chocolates, Plauen lace, fine woodwork, fur products and much more!

The Old World Food Court offers shoppers space to relax and enjoy delectable German fare, such as hot glühwein, sauerbraten, dumplings, schnitzel, potato pancakes, red cabbage, pulled pork and apple strudel.

More Special Holiday Activities
From Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides, Ornament Making and Cookie Decorating for children, to a delightful Breakfast with Santa or a Brunch with St. Nicholas and his Reindeer (yes, a real live reindeer!), there is surely an activity for everyone! View activities and reserve online, reserve special dining events, or learn more by calling (877) 517-4396.


Overnight Accommodations
The Osthoff Resort has everything you'd want for a cozy winter escape: Delicious, soul-warming food at two on-site restaurants, swimming pool and whirlpool, fireside nook in the cocktail lounge and picturesque, snow-dusted landscapes.


To book overnight accommodations, see our Event & Holiday Packages.

For more information, please call (877)517-4596.


German Handcarved Nutcrackers and Smokers

History of the Nüremberg Christkindlesmarkt

Christmas Market

Old World Christmas Market Group Tours


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Photo Gallery


Holiday Activities

Gerhard Lippman Carved Wood

Exhibitor Information

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