Festival Details - "CHRISTKINDLMARKT 2022!"...
Start: Friday, November 18, 2022 4:00PM
End: Saturday, November 19, 2022 6:00PM
CHRISTKINDLMARKT 2022, an annual authentic, festive, family friendly German Christmas Market, will be held at Germania of Poughkeepsie, 37 Old DeGarmo Road, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Friday November 18, 4-8pm and Saturday November 19, 10am-6pm.
Event features Home baked German Food and Desserts, Gifts, Crafts, Vendors, Raffles, Advent Calendars, Holiday Sing Along, and more. It’s that time of year already! …. come out and get a head start on your holiday shopping, enjoy delicious food, baked goods, unique shopping and Gemütlichkeit!
Event will be held RAIN or SHINE indoors and under tents. FREE PARKING! - NO ENTRY FEE!
Germania of Poughkeepsie, founded 1850, is a benevolent, 501c3 nonprofit organization committed to the education of German heritage and culture. Germania hosts various authentic cultural events throughout the year including an annual Maifest, Oktoberfest, Christkindlmarkt, Heritage Day Bake Sale, Biergartens, authentic German Saturday Take Out dinners, along with other events.
Over the past 172 years, Germania has hosted educational programs in music, sport, dance, and citizenship. Germania sponsors numerous "Sister Clubs" who also promote many educational and authentic cultural events. These include the Germania Singers, Germania Almrausch Schuhplattler Verein, Steuben Society of America Dr. Charles Gilbert Spross Unit #167, and the Germania Blue & White Soccer Club. Germania also sponsors German Language Classes, Ballroom Dancing Classes, and a Volkssports Club. Throughout the year Germania holds clothing, food, toy drives, as well as grants annual scholarships to BOCES CTI Culinary program graduates. Since the pandemic, Germania has donated over six hundred German Saturday Take Out Dinners to area First Responders.
Germania supports the community by procuring goods and services through locally owned Hudson Valley businesses. The organization remains a 100% volunteer private organization, and is actively looking to increase membership, along with Club Sponsorship and Event Vendors. Membership is open to individuals of all faiths and backgrounds.
Please visit https://germaniapok.com for additional details, and Facebook https://facebook.com/GermaniaOfPoughkeepsie/
Contact Germania directly for further information, president@germaniaPok.com or call 845-471-0609.
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