Holiday, Winter & Christmas Markets in Wisconsin: Opening Dates for 2021!

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Wondering when holiday, winter & Christmas markets will be open this year in Wisconsin? We’ve done all the research so you don’t have to!

In this post, we’ll be sharing a list of the most popular Christmas & holiday markets in Wisconsin, along with the opening dates that we know of so far.

We know it isn’t easy to find all this information in one place, so we’ve spent hours assembling all the dates and official websites of various markets to make your trip planning infinitely easier.

We hope you find this list helpful!

Wisconsin Christmas Markets 2021 Opening Dates

In the table below, we’ll be summarizing the known opening dates for some of Wisconsin’s biggest and best-known Christmas markets and fairs this year.

While we try our best to ensure the information is up-to-date and accurate, we recommend double checking with official sources (like the websites below) before making any plans. Dates and details can change quickly these days, so it’s always better safe than sorry!

NOTE: We’ve put a lot of time and effort into assembling the information below, so if you are quoting/referencing these details in your own articles and websites, we would greatly appreciate a link back to this page. Thank you for your understanding!

LocationChristmas Market Name2021 DatesMore InfoHotels
Appleton, WIHoliday Gift and Craft Show
Dec 11More Info
Brookfield, WIOperation Christmas Cheer Craft & Vendor Fair
Nov 27More Info
Brookfield, WIDeck the Halls Craft & Vendor Fair
Dec 11More Info
Coon Valley, WINorskedalen's Old Fashioned Christmas
Dec 5 - 19More Info
De Pere, WIHoliday Gift & Craft Show
Nov 27More Info
Edgerton, WISnowflake Craft Fair
Dec 4More Info
Elkhart Lake, WIOld World Christmas Market
Dec 3 - 12More Info
Elkhorn, WIChristmas Market at The Barn
Dec 3 - 4More Info
Fond du Lac, WIHoliday Wonder Arts & Crafts Expo
Nov 6More Info
Germantown, WIGermantown Christmas Festival Nov 13More Info
Germantown, WIOutdoor Winter MarketNov 6More Info
Green Bay, WIHoliday Gift & Craft ShowNov 27More Info
Greenwood, WISnowflake Holiday Art and Craft Sale
Nov 6More Info
Janesville, WIChristmas Market at The Barn
Dec 3More Info
Johnson Creek, WIJohnson Creek Holiday Fair
Nov 27More Info
Kohler, WIA Blind Horse Christmas Market
Dec 4More Info
Kohler, WIKohler Holiday MarketNov 19 - 21More Info
La Crosse, WILa Crosse Holiday Fair
Nov 18 - 21More Info
Lake Geneva, WIHoliday Market & Craft Show
Nov 13More Info
Lake Mills, WILake Mills Winter Market
Dec 4More Info
Madison, WIBlessed Sacrament Christmas Market
Dec 4 - 5More Info
Manitowoc, WIFestival of Christmas
Dec 4More Info
Marinette, WIOld World Christmas Market
Nov 19More Info
Marinette, WIChristmas Craft Show
Dec 4More Info
Menasha, WIHoliday Craft Show at Waverly Beach
Dec 5More Info
Menomonee Falls, WIMenomonee Falls Christmas MarketNov 27More Info
Menomonie, WIChrist Lutheran Church Holiday Vendor/Craft Fair
Nov 20More Info
Milwaukee, WIMilwaukee Holiday Art and Craft Fair
Dec 11More Info
Milwaukee, WIKujichagulia Holiday Market
Dec 19More Info
New Berlin, WIDecorate! Holiday Market
Nov 5 - 7More Info
New Glaurus, WINew Glarus Christkindli Market
Dec 10 - 12More Info
Oconomowoc, WIGerman Christmas Market of OconomowocNov 26 - 28More Info
Owen, WISanta Days Craft Show
Dec 11More Info
Sister Bay, WISister Bay Christkindlmarkt
Nov 26 - 28More Info
Sparta, WISparta KriskindlmarktNov 26 - 27
Dec 3 - 4
Dec 10 - 11
Dec 17 - 18
More Info
St Germain, WISt Germain Holiday BazaarNov 13More Info
Stoughton, WIStoughton Holiday Gift Fair
Nov 13 - 14More Info
Sun Prairie, WI6th Annual Jolly Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair
Dec 5More Info
Union Grove, WIHoliday Gift & Craft Fair
Dec 4More Info
Waukesha, WIMistletoe Market Craft Fair
Dec 3 - 4More Info
Waukesha, WIHoliday Craft & Vendor Fair
Nov 13More Info
West Bend, WIHoliday Craft Fair
Nov 20More Info
West Bend, WIChristmas Fair to Remember
Dec 11More Info
West Salem, WIWest Salem Mistletoe Market Nov 19 - 20More Info
Wisconsin Dells, WIThree Kings Christmas Market
Nov 27More Info

Help us improve this list of Christmas market opening dates in Wisconsin!

Know of any other Christmas markets we should add to our list? Let us know in the comments with a link to an official source if possible so we can ensure we get accurate dates.

4 thoughts on “Holiday, Winter & Christmas Markets in Wisconsin: Opening Dates for 2021!”

  1. The Sparta Kriskindlmarkt will be in its 7th year and is set to open Nov 26 and run the 26, 27, December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, and 18. Friday nights are open 4-8 and Saturdays 10-8 pm. We have 22 huts with different vendors throughout all 4 weekends. Gluwien, bier, German food, carolers, and so much more! Please contact the Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce for more information at 608-269-4123.

    • Thanks so much for the heads up, Heidi! We’ve just added you to the list 🙂 Let us know if you have any photos we’d be able to add to the article!

  2. The Sparta WI Kriskindlmarkt opens on Black Friday in 2021. The dates are 26,27 Nov, December 3,4, Dec 10,11 and Dec 17,18. It is advertised on facebook under Sparta Kriskindlmarkt and on We are also starting a dedicated Lriskindlmarkt web page.

    It is our 7th year, and the market has grown to 22 idylic booths. We serve Gluehwein and have a wonderful atmoshere inside Mueller Square, and in our new area of Creekside Village in the beautiful area next to the Love Lock Bridge over Beaver Creek in our Down Town.


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