A well-known figure at the Christkindlesmarkt in Nuremberg is the Christkind ("The Christ-child"
Kantwerk will represent the Denver Christkindl Market at several events and will appear during the grand opening ceremony in full festive attire on November 24 at 5pm. Those interested should bring their cameras and be sure to get a photo of their family with the Christkindl after the Grand Opening Ceremony.
See the Christkindl in person during the official opening ceremony on Saturday, November 24, 2012, beginning at 5:00 p.m. The opening ceremony includes:
Opening Remarks by local representatives
Musical performances by local groups
The Christkind arrival and prologue
The Colorado Chorale performs
TEV Edelweiss award winning Schuhplatters
This year’s market again brings the sights, sounds and flavors of the holiday season with a German flair to the 16th Street Mall. Music, holiday lights and typical vendor cabins will dot Skyline Park area across from the Daniels & Fisher Clock Tower.
This festive German Christmas market continues through December 22 and takes place in Denver's Skyline Park on the 16th Street Mall with its busy pedestrian traffic and easy access by light rail, Mall Shuttle Bus, RTD or automobile; the Southwest Skating Rink is located just across the 16th Street Mall from the market.
The market’s normal hours are from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday through Wednesday, and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, with extended hours for the Parade of Lights on November 30 and December 1.
The Denver Christkindl Market is a production of the German Cultural Foundation of the Rocky Mountains and the German American Chamber of Commerce Colorado Chapter, the initial contact for German companies considering business in the Rocky Mountain region, connecting German decision-makers with their U.S. counterparts.
Major sponsors of the 12th Annual Denver Christkindl Market are Holland and Hart LLP (http://www.hollandhart.com), Jeppesen (www.jeppesen.com) and Dish Networks - German TV (www.dish.com).
About the 12th Annual Denver Christkindl Market. A production of the German Cultural Foundation of the Rocky Mountains and the German American Chamber of Commerce – Colorado, this Christmas Market creates the holiday spirit of old world Germany with the foods, sounds and activities of the Market. The Market runs from November 23 to December 22, 2012. On the Web: www.DenverChristkindlMarket.com or call Joshua Seeberg at 720 837-6905 for more info.
About the GACC. The German American Chamber of Commerce – Colorado Chapter is the initial contact for German companies considering business in the Rocky Mountain region and connects German decision-makers with their U.S. counterparts. On the Web at www.GACCCO.org (http://www.gacc-
About the German Cultural Foundation. Founded in 1994, the foundation’s mission is to unite the various German clubs of the Rocky Mountain Region in order to promote German culture and heritage. On the Web: www.GCFRM.org