christmas market, christmas market, old world chrismas market, craft fairOld World Christmas Market - December 3 - 12, 2021

Reminiscent of the centuries-old Christkindlesmarkt of Nüremberg, Germany, the 23nd annual Old World Christmas Market offers the warmth and merriment of this Old World tradition for 10 consecutive days!

Guests stroll the aisles of a grand heated tent bedecked with fresh evergreens and the tantalizing scents of roasted almonds as they browse for specialty items among international and regional artisans. Czech blown-glass ornaments, Russian nesting dolls, German hand-carved smokers and nutcrackers, handmade jewelry, Russian hand-painted Santas, alpaca products, Estonia woolens, Plauen lace, fine woodwork, fur products and much more!

Open daily from 10 AM – 5 PM.  Admission is $7 cash per adult at the door, children 14 and under are complimentary with an adult ticketholder.

Book the Old World Christmas Market Package which includes two event tickets. From $189 per night.

Voted #1 Best Holiday Market by USA Today's Readers' Choice 2018!

Children's Cookie Decorating
December 4 & 11, 2021, 10am & 11am

Decorate (6) scrumptious sugar cookies with a variety of colorful frostings and toppings. Snack and juice included. $13, plus tax, per person. Recommended for ages 4-12.
Reservations required; please call (800) 876-3399.
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Children's Ornament Making
December 4 & 11, 2021, 1pm

Create a seasonal ornament as a keepsake of your Osthoff visit! Snack and juice included. $13, plus tax, per person.

Reservations required; please call (800) 876-3399.



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Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides

December 4, 11 & 18, 2021, 12-4:30pm

Enjoy a 30-minute horse-drawn wagon ride throughout the quaint community of Elkhart Lake and return to a hot chocolate bar with cookies! $13, plus tax, per person. Half-hour time slot reservations required; please call (800) 876-3399.
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St. Nicholas Reindeer Brunch

December 5th & 12th

Seating from 9am - 12pm

Brunch Menu

$25.95 per adult Join St. Nicholas for a special holiday brunch given in his honor, and meet one of his trusty reindeer. (yes, a real live reindeer!) SOLD OUT!


Breakfast with Santa

December 4, 11 & 18

Seating from 8:30am - 10:30am

Breakfast Menu

Join us for the arrival of Santa Claus as he gathers last-minute requests from children of all ages! This family event includes knee-high breakfast buffet, Christmas caroling and special gift for the children from Santa's sack of surprises. Bring your camera and capture memorable moments!.


Super Dave in the Elk Room

Super Dave Live in the Elk Room

The Elk Room presents an evening of acoustic country music with a splash of easy-listening rock by Singer/Songwriter, Super Dave. Saturday, December 11, 2021, 7-10 PM.



Christmas Eve - December 24, 2021

Resort guests are invited on Christmas Eve for a complimentary hot chocolate bar, Christmas cookies and live piano music in the Elk Room from 4 - 7 PM.




Christmas at The Osthoff Resort - December 25, 2021

Youngsters will wake up Christmas Day morning to find a stocking full of treats, games and a special gift from the jolly old elf! For resort guests only; sign your children up at the front desk.



New Year's Eve Celebration - December 31, 2021

Ring in the New Year at The Osthoff Resort! Live acoustic music will be played at Concourse Restaurant & Lounge by Rosetti & Wigley from 7-10pm, with special dinner features. Afterwards, head to the Elk Room Cocktail Lounge for more live entertainment by the Abler Boys from 9pm-1am with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight.


Boots & Boogie Country Concert - January 28-29, 2022

Dust off your country hats and shine your boots, as you prepare for Boots & Boogie featuring live country performances on Friday, January 28th and Saturday, January 29th at The Osthoff Resort. We have an incredible line-up including Sawyer Brown, Priscilla Block and opening acts Walker County and Patrick Murphy to fill out the two-evening schedule of live music performances. Tickets include both nights for $129.



Big Band Gala - March 11-13, 2022

Dance away your winter doldrums and swing into spring at The Osthoff Resort’s Big Band Gala!

Call 800.876.3399 for reservations & information. Space is limited.






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