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Hofbräuhaus Buffalo presents Christkindlmarkt 2021

A traditional German Christmas market that unites cherished German and European tradition with international flair and local charm

For years, people have been calling for an authentic indoor/outdoor holiday market experience, complete with German and European traditions. Until the arrival of Hofbräuhaus Buffalo, there were few places that could have pulled it off without creating an entire market experience from scratch. Fortunately, Hofbräuhaus Buffalo already has many of the components needed to create a full fledge German Christmas market – there’s a huge interior beer hall, as well as a sizeable courtyard. And the best part? This will not be a one-off event – the Christkindlmarkt Market will be held Friday through Sunday, for three weekends in December (see schedule below). Now we’re talking!

With over 30 local artisans, selling everything from traditional foods to pottery, folk art, paintings, wood crafted ornaments, and jewelry, this inaugural event will be a sensational holiday affair, steeped in traditions. And in years to come, Christkindlmarkt will become a holiday tradition unto itself – a market that will be top on everyone’s list. Not to mention the flowing beers, the German food, and the sounds of live music, all coming together to create a spirited atmosphere that will put everyone in the mood for a festive holiday season.

Hofbrauhaus presents Christkindlmarkt 2021

Week 1

Friday, December 3rd 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Saturday, December 4th 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Sunday, December 5th 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Week 2

Friday, December 10th 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Saturday, December 11th 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Sunday, December 12th 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Week 3

Friday, December 17th 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Saturday, December 18th 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Sunday, December 19th 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Christkindlmarkt will take place in the Biergarten at Hofbräuhaus, 190 Scott Street, Buffalo, N.Y. 14204.

A full list of events and activities are available on the Hofbräuhaus Facebook page.

The holiday spirit is on tap at Hofbräuhaus Buffalo with its first-ever Christkindlmarkt. Opening on Friday afternoon (4:00 p.m.) with a parade and tree lighting ceremony (6:00 p.m.), the three-weekend event will feature more than 30 local artisans selling unique and handcrafted pottery, folk art, paintings, wood crafted ornaments, jewelry, and more in traditional wooden chalets outside the popular Bierhaus.

Based on authentic European Christmas markets, this new outdoor event unites cherished German traditions with international flair and local charm in a safe, family friendly experience in downtown Buffalo. Christkindlmarkt will feature visits from Santa and Mrs. Claus every Saturday from noon to 2:00 p.m. Market-goers should also be on the lookout for the legendary Krampus, as he lurks around the grounds each weekend. Glühwein (warm mulled wine) and hot chocolate will be available in souvenir mugs with other outdoor German fare. A full menu will be available inside Hofbräuhaus.

Wochenende Eins (Weekend One)

  • Friday, December 3 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 4 from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 5 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wochenende Zwei (Weekend Two)

  • Friday, December 10 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 11 from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 12 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wochenende Drei (Weekend Three)

  • Friday, December 17 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 18 from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 19 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

To further encourage the spirit of the season, Christkindlmarkt has partnered with the Buffalo Holiday Market to offer horse-drawn carriage rides between the two events.


Hofbräuhaus Buffalo | 190 Scott Street, Buffalo, New York 14204 | 716.939.BEER (2337) | hb@hofbrauhausbuffalo.com

Visit www.hofbrauhausbuffalo.com for further information


A portion of all proceeds from Christkindlmarkt will be donated to FeedMore. FeedMore WNY was born from the healthy merger of two of the area’s most well-known, well-respected organizations—the Food Bank of WNY and Meals on Wheels for Western New York. For many years, the two groups worked in tandem toward the singular vision of ending hunger in our community.

Written by queenseyes

queenseyes

Newell Nussbaumer is 'queenseyes' - Eyes of the Queen City and Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside, Buffalo Porchfest, and Paint vs. Paint. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market on Elmwood. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Throws The Witches Ball at Statler City, the Hertel Alley Street Art Festival, and The Flutterby Festival.

Contact Newell Nussbaumer | Newell@BuffaloRising.com

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