The German Christmas Market of New Jersey will transform the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta with thousands of lights, Christmas trees, snowflakes, and candy cane walkways.
The 20th annual market will be held from noon to 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 3; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 5. Admission is free.
Highlights include 90+ craft and specialty vendors; a full three-day entertainment schedule in addition to the festive live MC and holiday music; and a large selection of authentic German Market foods and drink, along with many other food varieties tp satisfy all pallets. There will be visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus, pony rides, and a petting zoo.
New this year is a Christmas tree lighting ceremony, model train show featuring Alpine villages, a circus and Thomas the Tank Engine, and horse-drawn wagon rides.
The German Christmas Market of New Jersey is a nonprofit organization run completely by volunteers. All money collected through booth sales and the famous Cookie Hut is used to pay fees for services and the remained is then donated to local charities. Several local businesses donate their time and services for free or at a reduced rate in order to make this magical event come to life each Christmas.
For more information visit germanchristmasmarketnj.com.