Outside at Love Park, the annual Christmas Village invites shoppers to browse the holiday goods displayed in 50 decorated booths, which form a medieval village selling European food, sweets and drinks, as well as international seasonal gifts, traditional German Christmas ornaments and high-quality arts and crafts. Shoppers visiting this outdoor market may also catch live musical performances, hot mulled wine, bratwursts and a Christmas carousel sure to enchant young visitors.
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