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Dec. 9-11, 2022
Friday from 4-8 pm
Saturday from noon-8pm
Sunday from noon-4pm


New this year! Storytime with Mrs. Pratt!

Enjoy holiday stories read by Mrs. Pratt at the Toy Maker's tent.

  • Friday at 5:30

  • Saturday at 2:00 and 4:00

  • Sunday at 1:30

additional times possible​

Thank you for the wonderful time.

We look forward to spreading the Gemütlichkeit again Dec. 8-10, 2023

Michael Martin

Master Singers Chorale

Hudson's own Michael Martin will be performing holiday favorites on his accordion throughout the day on Sunday

Krampus Hunt

Can your little one find Krampus? Pick up a scavenger hunt sheet, solve the riddles to find Krampus around the Markt, and win a chocolatey prize!

Warm up by listening to the music of the Master Singers Chorale. This award-winning chorus will be performing Sat. at 3:00 in the First Congregational Church. 

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Hudson Christkindlmarkt 2022

Are you excited for live entertainment, delicious food and unique handmade art and gifts? You won't have to wait long: the 2022 Hudson Christkindlmarkt is coming soon! Mark your calendars for December 9th, 10th, and 11th.

Winter Wonderland

Looking for something more to do? Case-Barlow Farm has a Tour of Trees on Fri. and Sat. from 5-8pm


This event is supported by a grant from The Burton D. Morgan Foundation

Our Sponsors:          Myrrh               Frankincense              Gold

Anne Marie & Keith Smith - Morgan Stanley

Drew & Nancy Forhan

Bill & Shelley Sedlacek

Karen Schen DDS

Candace Sveda & Danette Fischer - Howard Hanna

Joseph & Esther Campanella

Friendship Connection Inc.

Bill & Julie Kodatsky

McFlusion Inc.

Hudson Goodyear

Bo Foster

Paul & Suzanne Westlake

Sam & Mary Sprunt

Paolo & Pat Giorgi

Anne & Joe Cutchin


Thanks to our friends:


Meet our Vendors!

Food Vendors

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Christkindlmarkt Committee 

Meet the volunteers behind the event as they sell Glühwein (mulled wine), draft beer and mulled apple cider to warm your soul and wool mittens to keep your fingers toasty! Proceeds fund youth exchange, scholarships, and activities with our sister city of Landsberg, Germany. 

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Reinecker's Bakery

A local favorite selling hot potato pancakes and warm Bavarian pretzels as well as holiday cookies, pastries, and bread. Get every baked good you need to enjoy the holiday!

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Original Strudel Factory

Our name says it all (well, most of it)! We have fresh-baked apple, cherry, cheese, and pumpkin strudel! If that is not enough for you, we also offer savories like broccoli-cheese, beef Wellington, and German sausage. Wash it down with some of our gourmet coffees, teas, mochas, and more!


Pink Piggy Barbecue

While barbecue is her jam, Chef Christina, will be channeling her German heritage and providing delicious bratwursts and sauerkraut for our Christkindlmarkt.


Two Branches: Totally Nuts

It wouldn't be a German Holiday market without the scent of roasted nuts wafting through the air! Stop by for a bag to eat while you stroll and come back for a supply to have at home or give as gifts! We have cinnamon roasted almonds, cashews, and pecans. Gift boxes of cinnamon roasted nuts, chocolate almonds, salted cashews, and butter toffee peanuts available!


Daisy Pops

Daisy Cakes, a Hudson Farmer’s Market favorite, will be returning to Hudson at this year’s Christkindlmarkt. Daisy Pops is a local bakery that specializes in creating delightful and delicious cake pops. With dozens of flavors and endless designs, these treats are sure to add a little extra pop to your day.

Gift Vendors


Custom Wooden Treasures

Custom-made Executive fountain pens, ballpoint twist pens, and cocobolo wood ice cream scoops! As well as many other products including measuring spoons/cups, clocks, mechanical pencils, pizza cutters, stylus pens and other keepsakes.


Chandra's Passions

Chandra is one of the few master wood carvers specializing in bird fans in the country. This carving technique is a rare ancient Eastern European Art. Each design is hand carved from a single piece of White Cedar. Chandra will be creating her art live all weekend!

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Silver Dragon

Find that special something for the special someone! We offer silver pendants, earrings, rings, bracelets and bangles. We also have a selection of handmade copper and brass jewlery.

Young Entrepreneur Market


YEM offers hand-crafted items created by K-12 students including but not limited to greeting cards, baked products, 3D printed ornaments, coasters, pet pillows, soap. We will have new Young Entrepreneurs every 4 hours so stop by frequently to see what the next generation is thinking up!

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Metal Meets Clay

I hand sculpt all these unique figures using paper clay and antique cans (spice, talc, automotive, mirror boxes, etc). Santas get an Old European look using hand-pulled wool or alpaca, etc. for hair, beards. Also for the holidays, are plenty of elves along with happy snowmen.(Mr. and Mrs.) looking for homes.

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Alpaca, Kid and Ewe

Keep toasty warm while staying fashionable with hats, scarves, and accessories from alpaca wool! Needle felted sculptures, ornaments, and wall hangings will make the perfect gift (for someone else or for yourself). Horned Krampus hats will complete your "fit".  


The Smoked Pit

Bourbon/cocktail smokers, chacuterie boards, drink flights and wood signs. All made from live edge wood.


Heart of the Tree - Toymaker

Revisit your childhood and share the fun with these handmade wooden toys. The toymaker has toys for every budget and every child! The toys are made from native Ohio trees including oak, walnut, ash, poplar, beech, maple, and cherry. This year he is bringing a newly created wall of comical and lovable puppets called "Scragles". The Toymaker believes imaginative play is the best way to learn!


Misch Moccs

MishMoccs are handmade leather baby moccasins intended to guide our children’s first steps and honor our veteran’s sacrifice. MishMoccs is focused on employing retired veterans and donating a percentage of profit from each sale to aid disabled veterans.

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OH! Krampus 

Have you been good this year?... Let's hope so! Krampus is a tradition from southern Germany and Austria who accompanies Saint Nicholas. While Saint Nicholas rewards good children, Krampus is charged with punishing the bad!

Get your picture taken and check out the cool Krampus merch!

100% of donations and sales will be donated to WAGS 4 Kids!

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Juniper Creative Co

Looking for a specialized gift for that special someone? I offer custom-designed, hand-painted personalized Hudson family ornaments. You can also find personalized wooden ornaments for Hudson and neighboring cities!


Ohio Organics & Nature

Offering healthy and safe clothing, groceries, and gifts for you, your family, and your home.

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Everything Bier stein related: new, collectable, and custom. High-quality German steins. They're also willing to appraise any stein you may have collected over the years. And best of all, they know German drinking games! 

MAB Elements


MAB Elements creates unique metal and stone jewelry. Each piece is individually handcrafted to bring joy and beauty to your life.

Ricky & Charlie's Old World Bakery

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Sharing recipes I have from my Oma! Pfeffernüsse has a distinct flavor of white pepper and anise. The Lebkuchen bars  have that gingerbread taste...only better. The pumpernickel and rye breads always remind my mom of visiting the Chrsitkindlmarkt when she was in Germany. We will also have Mason Jar Cookie Mix - the perfect way to get even the youngest cook involved in creating memories!

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Pane in the Glass

Stop by our tent for one of a kind, hand crafted Stained Glass sun catchers, unique Stained Glass hanging window panels, and gift ideas from up-cycled silver plated flatware. 


Olivia's Kloset

Let those monsters out of the closet to grace your wardrobe. Olivia's Kloset makes fleece monster hats and toys for all ages.

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Images in Bloom

Images in Bloom Studio offer a great selection of natural handcrafted soap, shaving products, lotions and solid cologne/perfume. In addition we offer hand painted silk scarves and earrings made from silk cocoons. 


Tin Treasures

The folks at Orchard Canyon Heirlooms keep an American craft alive. We hand bend, solder,and snip tinplate into the highest quality tin cookie cutters and accessories available today. Throughout the house, barn and workshop of our 1850’s Ohio farmstead, we recreate a product unique to Colonial and Early American tinsmiths.


Mittens by Lori

These mittens are made from felted wool sweaters and lined with thick warm polar fleece to keep your fingers toasty-warm and fashionable all winter. Stop by the Hudson Christkindlmarkt tent to try a pair on!


Sandee River Farms

Sandee River Farms is excited to be part of the 2022 Hudson Christkindlmarkt.  We will have dried herbs, dried herb blends, herb teas, and potpourri.  We will also be bringing gift boxes and hostess gifts with our selections of dried herb blends and tea.  We have photo cards and matted prints done by Lisa Malak.

All That and a Bar of Soap

Pamper yourself with Handmade soaps, bath and body products, and candles. Made using personal formulations with sensitive skin in mind and staying as natural as possible. Perfect gifts for any occasion.

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Indigo Lake Sauce Company

These small batch BBQ sauces make the perfect gift for that someone with a taste for quality - or for yourself! With these sauces, you'll have everything you need to delight taste buds all year round. 


A portion of all sales are donated to the Alzheimer’s Association. 


Moonlight Hill 

Still looking for that perfect gift? Look no further!

We make cutting/charcuterie boards with local Ohio Hardwoods. In addition, we offer laser cut ornaments, decorations, slate coasters, wood earrings, and door signs. 


Misty Dawn Handwovens

Handwoven personal and household items such as scarves, shawls, placemats, table runners and towels created from natural fibers such as cotton, wool, silk, and tencel.

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Totally Tangled Creations

Looking for something TOTALLY different? We got you covered at Totally Tangled Creations! We offer original drawings on cards, coloring books, T-shirts, and prints. In addition, we have unique 3D wood and gourd art. 


Curious Critters

"Get 'em off the iPad and into the woods!" That's been my motto! These books, prints and games with vibrant pictures  will encourage young nature lovers and their families to watch and listen for wildlife in their own backyards and other places near home. 

David Fitzsimmons is an award-winning free-lance photographer and writer. 

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