BETHLEHEM PA – The annual Christkindlmarkt holiday gift show in Bethlehem PA, about an hour’s drive east of Sanatoga, closed its four-weekend run at the SteelStacks arts and cultural center on Sunday (Dec. 20, 2015), after playing host to more than a hundred specialty vendors and thousands of shoppers with money to spend for one-of-a-kind presents.
Christkindlmarkt is known as one of the best holiday markets in the nation. Even for those who consider its items on the pricey side, the show is filled with experiences of artisans at work: glass blowers carefully handling molten material, jewelers creating unique necklaces and bracelets, and woodworkers turning out toys of all kinds.
There were plenty of tempting edibles, too.
- Watch a video (above) about the market’s most interesting sights available Saturday (Dec. 19), or see it at The Post’s YouTube channel, here.
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