Thursday, November 21, 2013

Come to Chicago French Market's Marche de Noel for your holiday shopping!

Every day until December 20
8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Marché de Noel
The Marché de Noel is a holiday feature of the Chicago French Market. Nineteen rotating visiting artisans selling unique gift items will display and sell their wares daily from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. through December 20.
Modeled after French Christmas markets, Marché de Noel provides a fantastic atmosphere and unique shopping options, not to mention the opportunity to find those gifts for everyone on your list.
The Marché de Noel at the Chicago French Market also offers shoppers the opportunity to do all their holiday shopping in one location.  Artists will sell jewelry, kids' items, wall decor, photographs, toys and many more gift options.  A variety of new items will be featured at the Chicago French Market during this time as well.
The Marché de Noel is believed to have begun in Dresden, Germany in 1434 under the reign of Fredrick II of Saxony.  The Marché de Noel first began in France in the city of Strasbourg where it is still held today.  It has continued ever since in France and in many other cities throughout Europe.

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