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European Style Holiday Markets Coming To Newport News, Williamsburg

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NEWPORT NEWS-Holiday shoppers will have an opportunity to experience European-style shopping with the opening of two unique markets this season.

Sisters Cities of Newport News, Inc. will present the city’s inaugural German Christmas Market on Saturday, December 3. The market is inspired by  Weihnachtsmarrkt, which is held annually throughout Germany, including in the Newport News Sister City of Greifswald.

The event will be held in City Center at Oyster Point from 1pm to 8pm and feature local craftsmen, German products and beer, live German music, and more. For more details, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Meanwhile, CultureFix in Greater Williamsburg is bringing back its European-style Christmas market for a third season. The Williamsburg Christmas Market opens on Friday, November 25 and will operate on select days and hours through December 21.

The Williamsburg Christmas Market will be located on Court Street adjacent to Bicentennial Park and the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg and will feature 32 vendor chalets, photos with Santa, live entertainment, gluhwein (warm spiced wine), craft beers, Christmas music, fire pits, and food from local restaurants. For more information, visit the CultureFix website or Facebook page.

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