7th Annual Christkindlmarket

Sunday, December 1, 2019

Ellinwood transforms into an authentic German holiday village brimming with traditional Christmas activities at the Annual Christkindlmarket. The roots of its German heritage run deep in the community that was settled by Germans in the late 1800s.

The 7th annual Christkindlmarket Craft Vendor Show will be held the first Sunday in December. This is a perfect time to start your Christmas shopping.

The event will be held on December 1st, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Vendors open 1:00 pm-4:30 pm. If you do not plan to participate in the events at Wolf Park, you are welcome to stay open till 5 pm. Vendors will be located INDOORS in a few buildings on Main Street which will be assigned when you submit your registration. Check-in begins at 11:30 am. Vendors are required to bring everything they need for their 10x10 booth (tables, chairs, etc.) Power supplies are limited and are available by request on a first-come, first-serve basis. There is the possibility of duplicate vendor merchandise.

There is a $25.00 fee for ONE 10X10 booth to participate in the 2019 7th Annual Christkindlmarket. Advanced registration and payment are required. Please neatly complete the form below providing as much information as possible.

RESERVE YOUR BOOTH FOR $25 - PAYMENT MUST BE TURNED IN BY NOV. 22nd! Purchase a booth online ($25 + fees) or send payment in the mail.

Please fill out our Vendor Application and send it back to us. 



1-5 PM


Holiday Shopping 

Local merchants and a variety of vendors will be in the two-block area between The Historic Wolf Hotel and Wolf Park for holiday shopping from 1 - 5 p.m.

Vendors include; Pink Zebra, Ron's Original Crafts, Lularoe, Turkeyknob Farm, Paparazzi, Blue Hill Boutique, Baked by Donna, Jewelry Cosi Bella, Heather's Custom Wreaths, Norwex+ MORE!

Chance to Win!

Grab a bingo card (located in stores) and stroll down Ellinwood. Visit stores and Vendor booths for a chance at awesome door prizes! Fill your card up with signatures and drop in the box located at


Ellinwood Chamber of Commerce

110 1/2 N. Main St.


Drawing will be after the Live Nativity at Wolf Park. We encourage you to attend this wonderful community event!


Shop Ellinwood

Shop in Ellinwood at participating businesses now until 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29th and receive a ticket for a chance to win one of five items: 30# Beef/Pork Bundle, One Smoked Turkey, One Bone-in Ham, all from EPPI, $25 Gift Certificate to Ellinwood Family Foods, Candle Gift Basket from Kansas Earth and Sky Candle Co., $25 Gift Certificate from N'Bloom, Two Chicks and Some Old Bird, and LK's Liquor.  Receive up to 5 tickets per visit (One ticket with each $20 purchase). The drawing will be Sunday, Dec. 1st at Wolf Park following the Living Nativity, approximately 5:15 pm (no earlier).  Must be 18 years of age and present to win. Look for the flyer in participating businesses. 

Museum of Ellinwood

Stop in and view the displays of the history of Ellinwood in our recently opened Museum of Ellinwood at 104 N. Main. 


German Backerei 

The Ellinwood Historical Society will be at the Heritage Senior Center with a German Backerei (bakery) selling a variety of homemade candies and cookies by the pound.


Carriage Rides 

Enjoy an old-time horse and carriage ride down Main Street through the afternoon. $5 a person, 12 and under are free.


Gingerbread Village

The Gingerbread Village will be in Wolf Park on display for everyone to visit through the Holiday Season along with the Christmas Tree in the Band Shell.


Tunnel Tours

 Underground World Tour at 2 p.m. Check-in at the Ellinwood Emporium.


3-4 PM

Photo with Sankt Nikolaus 

Bring your camera to the Museum of Ellinwood between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. and take a photo with our German  Sankt Nikolaus.

5 PM

Children's Living Nativity

Community members and visitors will come together at Wolf Park for the Children's Living Nativity at 5 pm, raffle drawings and the lighting of the Christmas Tree. 


EHS Mystic Blues/Band

Entertaining everyone with Christmas Carols while guests visit and enjoy the Gingerbread Village & Lighting of Tree.

Christmas Tree Lighting

The lighting of the Christmas Tree in Wolf Park will follow the Living Nativity and the raffle drawing.

Knights of Columbus Raffle

The Ellinwood St. Joseph's Knights of Columbus Raffle drawing will be held Dec. 1st following the Living Nativity.

100% of the proceeds donated to K of C #1187 Charities.

Need not to be present to win. Call 620-566-7040 or 785-623-3189 for tickets. 


4TH Annual Christmas Gala


Attend the Ellinwood Hospital Foundation Christmas Gala at the St. Joseph Parish Center.

Social Hour 5:30 p.m.,

Dinner - 6:30 p.m. and Live Auction at 8 p.m. 

For more information, visit ellinwooddistricthospital.org or on Facebook. 



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