Kerrytown District KindleFest, an outdoor Holiday Market
When: Friday, December 2nd, 6pm until 10pm
Where: Ann Arbor Farmers Market
This one day festival takes place the first Friday of December in the Ann Arbor Farmers Market between the hours of6pm and 10pm. The KindleFest Market, or Christkindlmarkt as known in Germany, features artisans, farmers and retailers selling their holiday wares plus traditional food, mulled wine and beer. Kerrytown District retail businesses will be open late on this evening as they participate in the festivities, offering special holiday bargains.
Family-friendly, and keeping in the spirit of an outdoor holiday market, there will be pretzels, bratwursts, roasted nuts, Glühwein (a mulled wine) and beer, fire pits to keep warm and for s’more roasting, caroling, strolling musicians, Santa, lots of lights and more.
Children’s Lantern Parade
When: Meet at 6:30pm, Parade starts at 7pm
Where: The big tent
This event also hosts its annual Children’s Lantern Parade. Purchase lanterns in the Farmers Market for $10 per lantern (proceeds go to support this event), or bring your own! Lantern sales start as early as 5:45pm in the market. Meet at6:30pm near the big tent, parade starts at 7pm (look for Lanterns and St. Nicholas!)