Christkindlmarkt – German Holiday Market

December 10, 2022, 1:00 to 6:00 pm – 57 Holton Street, Boston

The Christkindlmarkt, one of GISB’s largest events, returns this winter after a two-year hiatus. Get ready for a winter wonderland full of yummy treats, Glühwein, kid’s activities, and much more! This event, organized by the GISB Parent Association, is open to the public, and all proceeds benefit our school community.

Program Highlights

  • German bratwurst and Glühwein
  • Cakes and cookies
  • Kids craft activities
  • Play area for little ones
  • Musical performances
  • Holiday shopping opportunity
  • Book Fair
  • Yes, we will live-stream the Soccer World Cup game!

Open House

Join our Preschool & Kindergarten Open House just around the corner from the Christkindlmarkt at 387 Western Avenue from 11:30 am – 1:30 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.

Good To Know

Parents, students, and staff: Please sign up to volunteer. Your support is much appreciated!

Tickets for food purchases and activity booths are available in advance and at the event. You can purchase them starting December 5, Monday – Friday, during pick-up and drop-off at the Upper Campus Front Office. Tickets cost $2 each and are available in packages of $10, $20, and $50. Credit cards and cash are accepted. Tickets are not valid for external vendors at the market. 

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!

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

Nearby parking:

Questions? Please contact the GISB Parent Association.