frequently asked questions
It is a seasonal market traditionally held during the Advent in the town square, the market offers food, drink and seasonal items for sale from open-air stalls, accompanied by traditional singing and dancing.
The Christkind is the namesake of the Christkindlmarkt and German bearer of gifts.
The Cincinnati Christkindlmarkt is being held at the Schmidlapp Event Lawn in Smale Riverfront Park just outside Moerlein Lager House. The address is:
124 E Mehring Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202
CLICK HERE for parking directions and pricing.
To see when the Christkindlmarkt is open, CLICK HERE
All service animals are welcome throughout. Well-behaved (non-service) pets are welcome on a short leash in all outdoor areas only. Please note that small pets could be overlooked by other guests, so please keep this in mind.
Admission is FREE. To get a raffle ticket for the event, sign up for Moerlein Lager House Loyalty Rewards, visit Servatii Pastry Shop, or get a free raffle ticket at Eventbrite. Your raffle ticket will be entered into a daily drawing for a $100 gift card. You do not need to be present to win.
The Cincinnati Christkindlmarkt is an all-weather event. The market would only shut down in the event of severe weather as instructed by the National Weather Service. If that were to occur, we will immediately post closure messages on our website, and our social media outlets
The AC Marriott is located directly behind our event lawn and may be able to accommodate your needs. Contact them directly with any questions. AC Marriott Reservations
Tobacco products are not permissible while on the Market premises (up to and including cigarettes, e-cigarettes, vape pens and pipes)
CLICK HERE to apply to be a vendor.
CLICK HERE to be a sponsor.