market schedule

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Here are the dates the market will be open: every Wednesday through Sunday (starting on the day before Thanksgiving).
               
Event Times: Cincinnati Christkindlmarkt at Moerlein Lager House        
 
Fri 12/22: 5-10pm
Sat 12/23: 12-10pm
Sun 2/24: 12-7pm
Xmas: Closed
Tue 12/26: 5-9pm
Wed 12/27: 5-9pm
Thur 12/28: 5-9pm
Fri 12/29: 5-10pm
12/30: 12-10pm
12/31: 12-9pm
          

weekly promotions & Entertainment Schedule

Every Wednesday –
  • Kids Eat Free (ages 12 and under) on the market  with Ice Slide Ticket purchase 5-9 pm (Purchase Ice Slide Tickets Here) with a special voucher good at our pizza shack for a variety of items, including pizza. 
  • Wednesdays are all about family, $5 wooden ornament project is made for all ages to enjoy!  Expect 15-20 minutes of making.
  • Happy Hour on the Market 5-9 pm
Every Thursday –
  • Half-price wine night 5-9 pm on individual glasses and full bottles.
  • Half-price bourbon night on high-end feature bourbons. Plus, cigar features
  • Happy Hour on the Markt 5-9 pm
Every Friday –
  • Dickens Christmas Carolers 6-9 pm
Every Saturday –
  • Check our schedule for the Golden Christkindl and other children’s characters 12-6 pm
  • Cincinnati Christkindlmarkt Holiday Karaoke where you can win prizes from 3-6 pm
  • Dickens Christmas Carolers 6-9 pm
Every Sunday –
  • Check our schedule for the Golden Christkindl and other children’s characters 12-6 pm

No Characters on Bengals Game Days

CHARACTER SCHEDULE

Date: Time: Character Appearance:
11/22/2023 6:30-8:30pm Dickens Carolers 
  6:30-8:30pm Christkindl Angel
  6:30-8:30pm Frozen Cast
  6:30-8:30pm Elves
  6:00-9:00pm Guest  Bartender Igloo Boardwalk
  6:30-8:30pm Mo Egger Hosting Cigar Night Stage Warming Tent
  5:00-9:00pm Kids Eat Free Wednesday with Slide Ticket Purchase
     
24-Nov 12:00-3:00pm Frozen Cast Brunch and Christkindlmarkt Visit
  3:00-6:00pm Christkindll Angel
  6:00-9:00pm Dickens Carolers 
  9:00-10:00pm Holiday DJ
  3:00-5:00pm Jon Jon Kiss 107.1 Live Appearance
     
25-Nov 10:00-1:00pm Frozen Cast Brunch and Christkindlmarkt Visit
  1:00-3:00pm Santa 
  3:00-6:00pm Christkindl Angel
  3:00-6:00pm DJ Dave Holiday Karaoke
  6:00-9:00pm Dickens Carolers 
  9:00-10:00pm Holiday DJ
     
26-Nov 10:00-1:00pm Bengals Game Day Everything Cincy Tailgate Fest
  1:00-4:00pm  Bengals Game Watch Party
     
29-Nov 5:00-9:00pm Kids Eat Free Wednesday with Slide Ticket Purchase
     
30-Nov 6:00-9:00pm Guest  Bartender Igloo Boardwalk
     
     
1-Dec 6:00-9:00pm Dickens Carolers 
     
2-Dec 10:00-1:00pm Santa Brunch and Christkindlmarkt Visit
  1:00-3:00pm Frozen Cast
  3:00-6:00pm Christkindl Angel
  3:00-6:00pm DJ Dave Holiday Karaoke for prizes
  5:00-7:00pm Ashley from B105 
  6:00-9:00pm Dickens Carolers 
     
3-Dec 10:00-1:00pm Santa Brunch and Christkindlmarkt Visit
  1:00-3:00pm Elves
  3:00-6:00pm Christkindl Angel
     
6-Dec 5:00-9:00pm Kids Eat Free Wednesday with Slide Ticket Purchase
     
7-Dec 6:00-9:00pm Guest  Bartender Igloo Boardwalk
     
     
8-Dec 6:00-9:00pm Dickens Carolers 
     
9-Dec 12:00-6:00pm Elves
  3:00-6:00pm Christkindl Angel
  3:00-6:00pm DJ Dave Holiday Karaoke for prizes
  6:00-9:00pm Dickens Carolers 
     
  3:00-5:00PM WEBN Kid Chris and Sara Elise Appearance During SantaCon 
     
10-Dec 10:00-1:00pm Bengals Game Day Everything Cincy Tailgate Fest
  1:00-4:00pm  Bengals Game Watch Party
     
13-Dec 3:00-6:00pm Mo Egger Happy Hour Christmas Party Live Radio Broadcast ESPN 1530
  5:00-9:00pm Kids Eat Free Wednesday with Slide Ticket Purchase
     
14-Dec 6:00-9:00pm Guest  Bartender Igloo Boardwalk
  6:30-8:30pm Mo Egger Hosting Cigar Night Stage Warming Tent
     
15-Dec 6:00-9:00pm Dickens Carolers 
     
16-Dec 10:00-1:00pm Bengals Game Day Everything Cincy Tailgate Fest
  1:00-4:00pm Bengals Game Watch Party
  4:00-7:00pm DJ Dave Holiday Karaoke
  5:00-7:00pm Q102 Mollie
  6:00-8:00pm Dickens Carolers 
     
17-Dec 10:00-1:00pm Frozen Cast Brunch and Christkindlmarkt Visit
  1:00-4:00pm  Christkindl Angel
     
20-Dec 5:00-9:00pm Kids Eat Free Wednesday with Slide Ticket Purchase
     
21-Dec 6:00-9:00pm Guest  Bartender Igloo Boardwalk
     
     
22-Dec 6:00-9:00pm Dickens Carolers 
     
23-Dec 12:00-3:00pm Frozen Cast
  3:00-6:00pm Christkindl Angel
  3:00-6:00pm DJ Dave
  6:00-9:00pm Dickens Carolers 
     
24-Dec 12:00-3:00pm Elves
  3:00-6:00pm Christkindl Angel
     
26-Dec 3:00-6:00pm Mo Egger Mo’s Happy Hour Live Radio Broadcast ESPN 1530
  6:00-8:00pm Mo Egger and Friends (sports celebrities) 
     
27-Dec 6:00-8:00pm Super Hero’s Night 
  5:00-9:00pm Kids Eat Free Wednesday with Slide Ticket Purchase
     
28-Dec 6:00-9:00pm Guest  Bartender Igloo Boardwalk
     
     
30-Dec 10:00-1:00pm Galactic Day Brunch and Christkindlmarkt Visit
  2:00-4:00pm Frozen Cast
  4:00-7:00pm DJ Dave Holiday Karaoke Final
     
31-Dec 10:00-1:00pm Princess Brunch and Christkindlmarkt Visit
  4:30-7:30pm Bengals Watch Party both inside and Outside
     

parking & directions

PARKING AT MOERLEIN LAGER HOUSE FOR THE CHRISTKINDLMARKT

Central Riverfront Garage Parking with the best entrance into the Moerlein Lager House is just west of the facility on Mehring Way. Numerous entrances are available into this garage including, Second Street by Main, Joe Nuxhall Way, and Race, please follow the signs to the Event Lawn.

Take the Event Lawn elevator or stairs right at the Moerlein Lager House. Price is $4 for the first hour and a maximum of $13 for a 24 hour period, except during Reds, Bengals, and other events where special pricing applies.

Cincinnati Public Landing just East of the Moerlein Lager House located at 435 East Mehring Way. Parking is conditional – weather permitting at this location and no overnight parking allowed.

Off- street metered parking is available throughout the Banks development and downtown, just north of second street. 

The Cincinnati Streetcar has a stop on 2nd Street within walking distance of the Moerlein Lager House and Christkindlmarkt. There are numerous areas to park both off street, surface lots, and parking garages along the streetcar line.

Follow on 75 S to use second lane from the left lane to continue on Exits 1A-1B and follow signs for Second St/Downtown/Riverfront. Keep right to continue on Exit 1A, follow signs for Second St/Downtown/Riverfront. Turn right onto Elm St. Turn left onto Mehring Way/Ohio Scenic Byway. Turn left on Joe Nuxhall Way. The Moerlein Lager House will be on your right.

Take 71 S to Exit 1B for Third St toward Covington. Continue onto E 3rd St. Use second from the left lane to turn left onto Walnut St. Use second from the left lane to turn left onto Second St East. Turn right onto Joe Nuxhall Way. Destination is on your right.

Take I-71 entering Ohio. Keep right at the fork to continue on I-71N, follow signs for Columbus/US-50 E. Take the Second St. exit. Stay on Second St. until you turn right onto Elm St. (.2 miles). Turn left onto W Mehring Way/Ohio River Scenic Byway. Turn left onto Joe Nuxhall Way. The Moerlein Lager House will be on your right.

Follow 471 North into Ohio. Take exit 6A for Third St. Keep left, follow signs for Third St. Use the right two lanes to take the Third St exit toward Downtown/Riverfront. Turn left onto Broadway. Turn left on E Pete Rose Way. Turn right onto E Mehring Way/Ohio River Scenic Byway. Turn right onto Joe Nuxhall Way. The Moerlein Lager House will be on your right.

Westbound: Take the exit for Third Street/Downtown/Riverfront. left on Walnut Street and proceed south one block to Second St. Take a left on Second St. continue one block to Joe Nuxhall Way. Take a right onto Joe Nuxhall Way; the Moerlein Lager House will be on your right

Eastbound: Take the Fifth Street exit. Go straight (east) on Fifth St five blocks to Fifth and Walnut. Take a right onto Walnut and continue south three blocks to Second St. Take a left onto Second then a right onto Joe Nuxhall Way (one block). The Moerlein Lager House will be on your right.