2017 Traditional German Christmas Market | Mountain View
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Mountain View City Hall Plaza | 500 Castro St., Mountain View, Ca
Submitted by the Event Organizer
Get a taste of a traditional German Christmas market in Mountain View as the German International School of Silicon Valley (GISSV) hosts the traditional Weihnachtsmarkt, from 11 am to 9 pm Saturday, December 9, 2017.
Come indulge in German food and drinks and browse the eclectic selection of handcrafted gifts from Germany and local artisan creations for sale. Enjoy live entertainment, photos with Santa, carnival games, climbing wall, face painting and crafts for kids.
The annual Holiday Market offers warm hospitality and gastronomical delights, including Glühwein (warm mulled wine) and Kinderpunsch (warm cider), Würste (sausages), Bier (beer), Bretzln (pretzels), Stollen (cake with candied fruit and dusted with powdered sugar), Lebkuchen (gingerbread) and Gebrannte Mandeln (toasted candied almonds).
German, European and local artisans and merchants will offer unique gifts, including an array of handcrafted ornaments, jewelry, clothing, artwork, sweets and toys. Attractions for the whole family include amusement games and activities, a petting zoo, a choo-choo train, face painting and more. Enjoy live entertainment, including orchestral and choral performances of holiday favorites. And practice speaking German: Noch einen Glühwein, bitte (Another warm mulled wine, please)
Categories: **Annual Event**, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Peninsula, Tree Lightings & Holiday Festivities