This annual holiday event, formerly known as Christmas Around Town, is FREE and has something for the entire family to enjoy.
Christkindlmarkt happens in downtown Shawnee on Saturday, Dec. 7.
Festivities start at 2 p.m. at Shawnee City hall, 11110 Johnson Drive. Downtown Shawnee businesses will be open with individual specials. Activities include:
- Sister Cities Christkindlmarkt (Christmas market)
- Live entertainment
- Crafts for the kids
- Fruit cake races
- Balloon artists
- Live reindeer
- Food trucks
- Face painting
- Santa visits
At 5:30 p.m., Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus will present the Mayor’s Christmas Tree fund and turn on the tree lights.
Parking and Street Closures for Shawnee Christkindlmarkt
Parking will be available around City Hall, the Sister Cities Park and at Splash Cove.
From 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., a stretch of Johnson Drive between Nieman road and King Street will be closed. There will be marked detours during the closure.