The holidays are right around the corner and if you have no plans yet, right now it’s the perfect time to find out what the best season installments and markets around the United States are. So, if you are planning on taking a trip and taking in from the festivities around the country, right below we leave you with a list of some possible places that you can visit.
- Christkindlmarket in Chicago, Illlinois
If you are around the city and you are looking for something different to do will still keeping the inner festive spirit alive, then this is a perfect activity for you to do. The Christkindlmarket has been a city tradition since 1996 and continues to attract locals and visitors from all around. This German style market offers international and traditional local foods, Glühwein (mulled wine), and the possibility to book a little wooden hut with friends and family so that you can enjoy the tradition of Stammtisch.
- Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park in New York
If you have watched classic Christmas movies like Home Alone, then I am sure that you are keen on spending the holidays around New York city. Among the many installments and holidays decorations of the city that you can enjoy, there is one must that you should visit. The Bank of America Winter Village is a beautiful installment which hosts more than 150 glass kiosks that have goods from local and international artisans. After doing some shopping and getting the presents from your list, you can then polish your ice-skating skills in the center of the park.
- The Great Dickens Christmas Fair in San Francisco, California
If you are a fan of Charles Dickens and his Christmas stories, then The Great Dickens Christmas fair is the place for you. Here, the vast exhibition turns into a Victorian style London. All of the shops, stages, and pubs take a holiday Dickens style and you will be able to meet some of the famous characters from the novels. You will also be able to enjoy from the foods and roasted chestnuts that are available inside the market and get to see some of the performances organized by the city.
- Downtown Holiday market in Washington, D.C.
The nation’s capital is also a great place for you to celebrate the holiday traditions. Around this time, the city sets up festive tents which are quite popular among the city’s foodies. You will be able to find traditional and international style foods as well as sweets so that you can gain some of the holiday weight, we all dread but know is inevitable.
So, if you find yourself bored or without any plans this season, make sure that you check-out one of these Holiday Markets. From the team at Architect-US we want to wish you a great Christmas and Holidays and hope that you get to spend this wonderful time with your close ones. Season’s greetings!