Modern German Lace

Born in Germany, Elke Abate brings the

original hand crafted lace from Germany to the Christmas Market--runners, table coverings, 

window decor and more.  Stop by and chat with

Elke--you will learn so much about this beautiful

lace, German traditions, and so much more!

Also wooden smokers, pyramids, tree ornaments, toppers, and a limited supply of the world famous Steinbach Nutcrackers!


Gifts from the Holy Land

Beautifully hand crafted nativities and tree

ornaments, directly from the Holy Land to start or continue your holiday traditions today.   

Unique Glass

Beautiful hand blown glass ornaments handcrafted in Egypt by artisians will capture your attention as they sparkle in the light.  Select from ornaments, candle holders, glassware, and other home décor items.

Whimzy Collection

Handcrafted felt products

coming directly from Nepal;

many gifts for children to

adults.  Come by and say hi

to Sam, the owner, and

2015 Best Window Winner

and 2016 Runner Up!


Austin's Mohair Socks

Over 25 years of experience

creating socks and so much

more from Harmony, MN.



Siostra Polish Pottery & Gifts

Polish Pottery refers to the hand made, hand painted stoneware that comes from Boleslawiec

(“bo-leh-swa-vee-ets”), Poland. This is where the special white clay deposits are found.  The pottery has been made here since the 1300's and was very coveted for it's durability, excellent baking properties, as well as it's beauty.


The Brick Pick

Custom Lego Display frames and

mini figures; one of a kind

Decoupage artwork.  Makes great gifts for all ages.


Kimberly Smith Art & Design/Snowflake Haus

Photography prints, cards, gift tags, ornaments, necklaces--all made with artist's macro snowflake photography shot in Illinois.



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Traditional German souvenirs, accessories, ornaments and gift items, including brushed wool hats, collector pins, as well as official Christkindlmarkt gluhwein mugs and more, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting different non-profit organizations throughout the Metro-East.  Shop early for the Gluhwein mugs before they are gone--limited supply available!


Irie Elements

A local jewelry line that includes hand fused glass married with hand fabricated silver. The colorful jewelry consist of pendants, earrings, necklaces, bracelets and rings. 


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Shop the Market Haus for new and unique items, including hand carved cookie molds and sleigh bells and jingle bells on high quality leather, all handcrafted in the USA, hand painted glass ornaments made in Germany,  German cookies, and much more.  Staffed by various non-profit organizations throughout the Metro-East.