German Missions in the United States

11/28 - 12/24
Christmas Village in Baltimore

Running from Thanksgiving through Christmas Eve, Christmas Village in Baltimore will once again bring the charm of an authentic German Christmas market to the Inner Harbor. The event will officially be opened by the original Christkind from Nuremberg on Saturday, 11/30 at 3:00 pm.

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11/30 - 12/1
Zion Church of the City of Baltimore's Christkindlmarkt

Together with the Baltimore Kickers, Zion is a perfect spot to do your holiday shopping with old world charm. They have something for everyone – train garden for the kids, German Christmas Store with imported products, crafts, Glühwein, Bratwurst, Gulaschsuppe, imported Bier and Gemütlichkeit!

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Now in its 32nd year, the AFI EU Film Showcase continues its tradition of bringing the best in European cinema to DC audiences – with 46 films representing all 28 EU member states. The 2019 festival includes German films and co-productions: I WAS AT HOME, BUT; A HIDDEN LIFE; LARA; and PELICAN BLOOD.

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12/6 - 12/8
CKM at Heurich House Museum

For the 7th year, Dupont Circle holiday shoppers can experience a festive German-style market, the Heurich House Museum’s Christkindlmarkt, as craft makers based in DC, Maryland, and Virginia sell their goods during this celebratory holiday event held in the museum’s Castle Garden.

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12/7, 11 am - 5 pm
Friends of the German International School Washington D.C. Christmas Market

If you love German food and Glühwein (mulled wine), and are looking for that very special Christmas present, visit the annual Christmas Market at the GISW. You will find imported hand-crafted goods from the Erzgebirge region in Saxony, children’s activities and handmade crafts.

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12/15, 3:30 pm
Calmus Ensemble @ National Gallery of Art

The celebrated Calmus Ensemble performs a selection of beautiful Christmas carols from all over the world, including Denmark, Germany, England, France, Ireland, Croatia, North America, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, Sweden, and Spain, as well as “Silent Night” in several languages

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