Mark your calendars for the Black Forest Christmas Market taking place on Saturday, December 5th from 10:00am – 3:00pm in the Backyard Area of the Black Forest Community Center. Inspired by traditional German Christmas Markets, this free event is sure to spread some holiday cheer in the Black Forest Community.

Complete your holiday shopping with unique gifts from local artisans. After shopping, stroll through the beautiful Christmas decorations at the Community Center and Log School Park and enjoy hot drinks provided by R&R Cafe and delicious food from local food trucks. There will also be live Christmas music from the Trombone Choir and a photo booth area for group pictures.

Advanced tickets are required, so get your free tickets now! Entrance to the Black Forest Christmas Market
will be in staggered time blocks, so please note the entrance time when you reserve your ticket.

Calling All Local Artisans

Interested in participating in the Black Forest Christmas Market?
For only $25.00, you can reserve your outdoor booth space. Non-profits and school groups have a reduced fee of $20.00.
Registration is now open!

Christmas Market Attractions

Artisan & Craft Fair

This is a great time to find that perfect gift for someone on your list while supporting artists from the local communities. If you are interested in participating, please click here.

Christmas holiday greeting design mockup
Christmas Car

Family Christmas Trunks

Families and businesses are invited to host a decorated vehicle or set up some other holiday display during the Christmas Market. Think of it like a Trunk-or-Treat with a holiday theme. If you are interested in participating, please click here.

Santa and Mrs. Claus

Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus have said they are attending the Black Forest Christmas Market – they wouldn’t miss it! Make sure to come by to say hi and drop off your letters to Santa.

A closeup shot of a beautiful  snowflake-shaped ornament on the Christmas tree in winter

Decorations and Photo Booth

The volunteer team has decorated the Black Forest Community Center and Log School park. Take some time to stroll through and view the beautiful Christmas decorations. The Western Storefront has also been decorated and provides a great holiday group photo opportunity.

Live Christmas Music

Don’t miss the chance to hear live Christmas music from The Bare Bones Trombone Choir. This group exists to promote the lifelong love of the trombone through performances, interactions with children, open rehearsals, and Trombone Christmas Colorado Springs.
Hot chocolate drink with marshmallows

Delicious Food & Hot Drinks

After being outdoors through the Market, enjoy hot drinks available for purchase from the R&R Cafe. Hot food will also be available for purchase from three great local food trucks: Black Forest Chew-Chew Gastrotruck, Miggy’s Meltdown, and Scratch Mobile Kitchen.

Black Forest Christmas Market Vendors

We have a tremendous amount of talent contributing to the Black Forest Christmas Market. From delicious homebaked goods to beautiful home decor to unique holiday crafts, attendees are sure to find just what they are looking for.

Please take a moment to view the profiles of the contributing artisans so you can make the most of your shopping experience.

COVID-19 Safety Precautions

The Black Forest Christmas Market is being held in accordance with the current El Paso County Level Red – Severe Risk status.

A ticket is required for entrance; attendees must enter the event at the time on their ticket and must attend only with members of their own household. Each zone of the Black Forest Christmas Market will be limited to 75 people. Social distancing and face masks are required for ages 5 and older.

Remember to Reserve Your Free Tickets to the Black Forest Christmas Market in Advance