A History of European Christmas Markets

Traditionally European Christmas Markets start the Friday before the First Sunday in  Advent.  They feature handmade crafts that you buy from craftsman who often demonstrates their craft right at their stands.  In the past three years Europe has suffered “Advent Creep.”   Two years ago several Austrian markets opened the weekend before the first Sunday in Advent.  In Munich the markets were advertised to start on … Continue reading A History of European Christmas Markets