Experience the holidays in Downtown Rochester with the Kris Kringle Market!

ROCHESTER, MI, November 1, 2022 - Now in its 15th year the Kris Kringle Market returns to Downtown Rochester this holiday season on Friday, Dec. 2, 4pm to 10pm and Saturday, Dec. 3, Noon to 10pm. The market will be located on West Fourth St. between Main and Walnut and will coincide with The Big, Bright Light Show.

The Kris Kringle Market presented by Lincoln of Troy, is an open-air market inspired by the 700-year-old tradition of the European Christmas markets. Visitors can enjoy food, shopping, live entertainment, and the ambience of an open-air holiday market. Offerings include hand-crafted gifts, specialty foods, gift wrapping, baked goods and much more. Make sure to check out this year’s new vendors which include Hcubed Candles, Mel’s Toffee and, All in Good Taste CO. Don’t miss returning favorites including Nitsche’s Meats & Deli, The Original Strudel Factory and Uhlianuk’s Specialties from the Farm.

Wide Selection of Scrumptious Treats!

“With a one-of-a-kind shopping experience, festive food and drinks, musical entertainment and, great gifts for the holidays, the Kris Kringle Market has certainly become a holiday tradition,” said Taylor Knuth, Marketing Coordinator for the Rochester DDA. “Families join us year after year making holiday memories together. It’s hard not to do with such a joyous atmosphere.”

Children can enjoy a visit and photo opportunity with Santa Claus, a chance to play in child-sized gingerbread houses and warm up by the s’more station. Food and beverage will be available in the warming tent. Visitors can purchase a commemorative mug filled with hot-spiced wine or enjoy hand-crafted beer sponsored by the Rochester Mills Beer Co. Proceeds from the warming tent will benefit the Rochester Area Youth Assistance (RAYA) on Friday evening and the Rochester Avon Recreation Authority (RARA) on Saturday.

Kris Kringle Market's Festive Atmosphere Fills Fourth Street!

The Kris Kringle Market is presented by Lincoln of Troy. For more information, please visit the DDA Website or contact the Rochester DDA office at 248-656-0060.


November 3, 2022, Rochester Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and Rochester.Life

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