Friday, December 1, 2023

15th Annual Christkindlmarkt Unwraps Holiday Joy at the Historic Yuengling Mansion in Pottsville

POTTSVILLE - In a celebration of all things merry and bright, the 15th Annual Christkindlmarkt is set to take place at the Yuengling Mansion in Pottsville this weekend. 

Hosted by the Schuylkill County Council for the Arts, this festive event promises a delightful escape into the magic of Christmas.

Dates and Times:
Scheduled for Saturday, December 2nd, from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm, and continuing on Sunday, December 3rd, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, the Christkindlmarkt beckons locals and tourists alike to partake in a weekend brimming with holiday cheer.

Nestled in the heart of Pottsville, the Yuengling Mansion, a historic gem in itself, transforms into a winter wonderland for this special occasion. Decked out in holiday splendor courtesy of Pod & Petal, the mansion radiates a festive glow, setting the stage for a truly enchanting experience.

For a mere $5 admission fee, guests gain entry to a world of holiday enchantment, ensuring an affordable and magical outing for families and individuals alike.

Activities and Attractions:
  • Mansion Tour: Take a stroll through history with a guided tour of the Yuengling Mansion, where each room tells a tale of yesteryear, adorned with seasonal finery to captivate the senses.
  • Local Vendor Shopping: Explore the charm of the season as you peruse the wares of 30 local vendors spread across the Mansion and the Carriage House. Discover unique, handmade treasures that make for perfect holiday gifts.
  • Culinary Delights: The senses will be further indulged with the delectable offerings from Cee Bee Creative Culinary Studio. From festive treats to savory delights, there's something for every palate.
  • Raffles: Engage in the thrill of the season by entering holiday raffles, offering a chance to win exciting prizes and adding an extra layer of excitement to the festivities.
All proceeds from the event directly benefit the Schuylkill County Council for the Arts, supporting local artistic endeavors and community initiatives.