Christkindlmarkt – German Holiday Market

December 9, 2023, 3:00 to 7:00 pm – 57 Holton Street, Boston

Mark your calendars: The famous GISB Christkindlmarkt will take place for one day only on Saturday, December 9, 2023. Get ready for a winter wonderland full of surprises!


  • Visit our artisan vendors and get a head start on your holiday shopping
  • Introducing German holiday decoration directly from the Erzgebirge at GISB!
  • Caroling and festive music entertainment
  • Family portrait sessions (currently sold out)
  • Enjoy traditional German food
  • Cake, waffles, coffee & more
  • Warm up with a mug of Glühwein (mulled wine)
  • Petting Zoo for our youngest guests
  • Book fair
  • Kids activities

See impressions from last year!

Good To Know

Please note that there will be no parking available on school grounds, so please plan accordingly.

Nearby parking:

Please bring your ID! We will offer traditional mulled wine and are required to check IDs. Only guests 21 and older with a red wristband, distributed after the ID check, are eligible to receive Glühwein!

Questions? Please contact the

Family Portraits

Stop by Natalie Nigito Photography’s pop-up portrait studio for a quick round of holiday-themed family portraits! Each 10-minute session will include at least two different family portrait poses, sibling portraits, and individual child portraits.

Reserve your spot now.

Open House

Join our Preschool & Kindergarten Open House just around the corner from the Christkindlmarkt at 387 Western Avenue from 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Tour the building, meet teachers, students, and parents, and learn more about our German immersion program in preschool and kindergarten.

Learn more and register.