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Begin your holiday festivities in Dubois County at the Christkindlmarkt. Voted a Top 100 Event by ABA in 2012.
Your tour begins with a visit to the Dubois County Museum, one of the largest county museums in the state of Indiana. It showcases the rich German heritage and history of Dubois County and during the Christmas season offers a collection of over 1,500 santas and a Christmas Tree collection decorated by local decor shops. Enjoy lumch at The Mill House, built in 1947, featuring homemade soups, barbeque specialties, and desserts. After lunch, begin your holiday shopping spree in the Downtown Jasper Shopping District, where you will find a variety of decor, clothing and other specialty shops around the sqaure. Wind down with a visit to our “Faithful Watchman over Jasper”, St. Joseph Church. The beautiful 1880 Romanesque old-world church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and features priceless German stained glass windows, Austrian designed mosaics, and marble statues. After learning about our German heritage, enjoy an authentic German meal at Southern Indiana’s premier German Restaurant, The Schnitzelbank while listening to live entertainment by local musicians!!(optional)
Wake up to Dr. Ted’s Musical Marvels where Millie, your cheerful guide will take you on a delightful tour showcasing a magnificent collection of restored mechanical musical instruments, including nickelodeons, orchestrions, street organs, and player pianos. Make your way to Santa Claus, Indiana whever eveyone feels like a kid on Chrismas morning. After getting in the Christmas spirit, stop at Huntingburg’s 4th Street Shopping District, a victorian downtown, where you can browse over two dozen locally owned specialty, antique, and gift shops. Take a break back at the hotel before the Opening Ceremonies, Christkindl Angel appearance and Eve dinner, located at the Monastery of Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand. (Reservations needed for Eve Dinner)
Enjoy the day partaking in festival events! Browse over 100 bavarian shopping stalls and take a FREE tour of the Monastery Immaculate Conception, home to one of the nation’s largest communitiies of Benedictine women. Also, enjoy entertainment including a Marionette Theater, live glockenspiel, celebration singers concert and other live entertainment throughout the day!! Oh and don’t forget about the great food booths and wine tasting!
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Dubois County Visitors Center & Tourism Commission2704 Newton St. Jasper IN 47546Toll Free 800.968.4578 | Local 812.482.9115 | Fax 812.481-2809