Ottawa, IL - The Middle of Everywhere

The booths at nighttime during Chris Kringle Market in Ottawa, IL

Held under the twinkling lights in historic downtown Ottawa, the euro-inspired Chris Kringle Market features small makers, bakers and creators from around the world.

The Ottawa Chris Kringle Market 2024 features local artisans, boutiques and restaurants in an open air, euro-inspired event under the twinkling lights of the Jordan Block in historic downtown Ottawa, Illinois. Over 70 vendors placed throughout downtown Ottawa makes this an enjoyable shopping experience. Stroll from one location to another sampling tasty treats while being caught up in the Holiday spirit. Find vendors at the Jordan Block, on Court Street, and on Jackson Street next to Washing Square Park. Vendors will vary each weekend so it’s important to come back to have a new experience. Make this your new Holiday tradition.