WEEKAWAY: Elkhart Lake's Old World Christmas Market begins Dec. 6

Photo courtesy of Elkhart Lake Tourism

As the holidays approach, Elkhart Lake is decorated and ready to welcome families for festivities at the Osthoff Resort’s Old World Christmas Market. Whether you are in search of a whimsical couple’s getaway or a holiday destination for a large group, the Old World Christmas Market will get you into the holiday spirit throughout the month of December. The market is open daily December 6-15; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 

Holiday Packages

One night packages are available for groups of all sizes with one and two bedroom suites which include admission to the Old World Christmas Market, a welcome reception and freshly baked brownies and cookies upon departure. The Market and its additional attractions are designed to capture German Christmas traditions complete with food, music, and storytelling to match. New Year’s Eve Packages are also available with a featured dinner, live entertainment and champagne toast at the elegant Lola’s on the Lake.

Festive Activities

You might be tempted to extend your stay to enjoy Holiday Hayrides, Breakfast with Santa Claus, Holiday Cooking Courses at L’ecole de la Maison and Brunch with St. Nick and his Reindeer. Children can enjoy their own holiday fun with Kid’s Holiday Workshops for children between the ages of 4 and 12. As you explore these activities, you can look for unique collectibles and gifts at Elkhart Lake shops such as Two Fish Gallery, Gina’s Fine Gifts, and Nordic Accents. The downtown shopping and dining district will be decorated for the holidays welcoming visitors to an interesting and diverse shopping experience.

To start booking your holiday destination, call The Osthoff Resort at 800-876-3399. Book your room and activities early, as the Old World Christmas Market is a popular destination for families throughout the Midwest.

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