While a trip to snowy Europe may seem like a good idea this December, you probably don’t want to miss out on family time over Christmas. Fortunately, you can have both. Here are some local U.S. Christmas markets that will make you feel as if you’re on a European adventure.
Savannah Christmas Market, Georgia
Every year, the city of Savannah, Georgia hosts this European-style market in its Plant Riverside district. The market always launches with a traditional tree lighting ceremony, where you’ll have the chance to enjoy musical performances, eat festive foods, and take photos with Santa Claus.
Christmas Village, Philadelphia
Located in Pennsylvania’s largest city, the Christmas Village is expertly modeled like an authentic German Christmas market. With over 100 vendors, this market runs from mid-November until Christmas Eve.
Denver Christkindlmarket, Colorado
In the heart of Denver’s Civic Center Park, you’ll be able to experience an assortment of arts, crafts, and authentic European cuisine. From glühwein and Bavarian-style beer to soft pretzels and knödel, there’s something for everyone at the Denver Christkindlmarket.