ARTICLE: Reader's Digest readersdigest.ca by The Best Christmas Markets in Canada
"...Kitchener, Ontario, has a strong German heritage. Is it any wonder, then, that it hosted Canada’s first annual holiday market, Christkindl, back in 1997? This flurry of festive activity opens with a philharmonic choir singing the Hallelujah Chorus from a balcony at City Hall, followed by a tree lighting and candlelight procession. Over the next few days, you can come and see actual blacksmiths at work, skate on an ice rink and visit a live nativity scene. Don’t miss this gorgeous gallery of Canadian winter photography."
TRAVEL BLOG: Narcity by Amber Van Wort, 7 Magical Events That Make Kitchener-Waterloo A Must-Visit This Winter
"...If you didn't get your fill of German treats at the iconic Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest, don't worry. They have an epic outdoor German-inspired Christmas market that will definitely hit the spot. And even if you don't live nearby, you can rest assured that Kitchener and Waterloo are totally worth the drive this winter... So, if you're looking to make this winter one of the best, don't wait.This German-inspired Christmas market is full of holiday charm. You can browse through 100 vendors, indulge in tasty German drinks and snacks, listen to live entertainment, enjoy a free carriage ride, and more."
TRAVEL BLOG: Postmedia O Canada, by Jody Robbins, November 21, 2019, 8 Canadian Christmas markets not to miss
"It’s a seasonal sensory overload at this Christkindl put on by the oldest and largest German community in Canada, December 5 to 8, 2019. The scent of cinnamon, apple cider and grilled sausages waft through the air as orchestras, brass bands and carollers belt out holiday tunes. Indulge in sugar-coated Stollen fruit cakes while strolling around the town square, where dancing in the streets and skating under the stars is encouraged."
BLOG: Explore Waterloo Region, November 14, 2019 Start your holiday shopping at these 12 festive markets in Waterloo Region
ARTICLE: Global News, 10 fun Christmas activities in Waterloo region
ARTICLE: The Record, by Valerie Hill, November 12, 2019 Christmas comes to Kitchener
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VIDEO, PHOTO GALLERIES & NEWS STORY: Conestoga College SPOKE Community News: "Christkindl Market celebration comes to a close," Story, Photo, Video and Narration by Terry Foster, Conestoga College.
TV INTERVIEW: Couple Marks Anniversary with Marraige Proposal at Christkindl Market, by CTV Kitchener's Natalie Van Rooy. Video by Rob Currie, C to C Productions. Photos by Monica Reid, Emerge2 Digital.
TV INTERVIEW: RogersTV In Studio with Natasha McKenty, Interview with Marjorie Wood. Watch the interview with Marjorie.
PARLIAMENTARY ADDRESS from MP, Raj Saini: "...Residents come together in the heart of our community for the annual ChristKindl Market to celebrate Kitchener's German heritage..."
PHOTO GALLERY: Snapd at Christkindl Market
TRAVEL BLOG: Festive Festival Fun is Wunderbar by Jim Fox, One-Tank Trips/Out to Sea columns, Postmedia Network/Sun Media
RADIO INTERVIEW: https://magic106.com/event/1923/christkindl-market-kitchener
ARTICLE: Waterloo Regional Tourism Association Read Fall, Festivals, Things to Do, Winter
ARTICLE: Kitchener Post Four Christmas events you shouldn't miss in downtown Kitchener
ARTICLE: The Record, by Anam Latif Christkindl Market returns to Kitchener City Hall
ARTICLE: The Record, Eternal damnation with your hot cider? No thanks. by Luisa D’Amato Waterloo Region Record
TV INTERVIEW: CTV Made right here To watch the show, you may need to search for this title: What to expect at the Christkindl Market
BLOG: WRX Real Estate's Spotlight on Christkindl Marekt, "Things To Do in Kitchener-Waterloo"
RADIO INTERVIEW: 107.5 Dave Rocks: December 7, 2017 Marjorie Wood is with Kitchener's Christkindl Market Committee and she stopped by The Morning Buzz to talk about the opening ceremonies, food and schnapps that can be found at this weekend's festivities. Listen to the interview.
BLOG: Stuff to do with your kids in Kitchener Waterloo Dec. 2, 2017, Those2Girls Christkindl Market, Kitchener’s Other German Festival - Many of you are very familiar with the annual Kitchener Waterloo Oktoberfest German Festival, but did you know we have a second German Festival that happens during the Christmas season? We were invited to this year’s Christkindl Market Media Event and learned quite a bit about the origin of the festival and what can be expected at this year’s event. Read more.
NEWS ARTICLE: Nov 28, 2017 by Catherine Thompson Waterloo Region Record, firstname.lastname@example.org , Twitter: @ThompsonRecord Christkindl traditions go back to 1434, but reflect modern realities The Christkindl Market, with its dozens of vendors selling spiced gluhwein, savoury sausages and sugar-dusted stollen, seems redolent of times of plenty. But the outdoor markets that are a fundamental Christmas tradition in German-speaking countries actually stem from periods of austerity. The first record of a Christmas market in Germany dates from 1434 in Dresden, said James Skidmore, director of the Waterloo Centre for German Studies at the University of Waterloo, who gave a talk about German Christmas traditions Tuesday in advance of the annual Christkindl festival. Read the complete article.
NEWS ARTICLE: Canada / SEE & DO Sahar Aman, 4 November 2017 Canada’s Best Christmas and Winter Markets For an authentic German Christmas market experience, join 35,000 others who visit Christkindl. Kitchener, Ontario’s award-winning holiday market, was founded in 1996 and has been evoking the sights, smells, and tastes of German festivities for over 20 years. Downtown Kitchener comes to life with the honoured traditions of a candlelight lantern parade, lighting of the Christmas tree, a live nativity scene, and performances from choirs, bands, and dance groups. If you are just in it for the food then you won’t be disappointed! Prepare to drool over Belgian waffles, stollen, sausages, schnitzel on a bun, and traditional glühwein. Read more.