Live Nativity & Parades


Wednesday, December 4, 2019   |   6:00 pm

Live Nativity Experience

Participate in a Live Nativity Experience as you join with Roman soldiers, villagers, camels, angels and wise men recreating the First Christmas.


Thursday, December 5, 2019   |   6:00 pm

St. Martinโ€™s Lantern Parade

This parade celebrates the historic story of St. Martin who was known to cut his coat in half to share with a beggar. The parade will include children and youth who have participated in service singing Christmas carols while marching through the market with illuminated lanterns. We invite you to join with us and march in the parade. Please contact if you would like to participate in the parade.

Learn more about the history of St. Martin here.



Friday, December 6, 2019   |   6:00 pm
Saturday, December 7, 2019   |   1:00 pm

St. Nikolaus Parade: A Celebration of Giving

The highlight of Chrisktindlmarkt is the parades celebrating the good deeds of children. This year, parade entries symbolizing the culture and magic of Germany will meander through the market. Our Friday and Saturday parades will celebrate the generosity of St. Nikolaus.