A Tradition since 1924...
94th Annual Charles County Fair                            September 14-17, 2017                                              La Plata, Maryland
The 2017 Kris Kringle Christmas Market December 8-9-10, 2017  The Charles County Fair welcomes visitors to the continuation of a new tradition: the area’s first Kris Kringle Christmas Market. Modeled after the famous markets in Germany, this fifth annual event at the fairgrounds offers light displays, holiday food, handmade crafts from local artists and crafters, children activities, shopping, music, and much more. Activities will include Santa’s arrival, Christmas tree lighting, Strolling Carolers, music from local school choruses and bands, an array of sales by local non-profit groups such as the Boy Scouts, children’s activities run by the 4H club, a lighted holiday path and Christmas Village. The launch of this family-friendly event several years ago was a great success! The Charles County Fair Board and Christmas Market committee want to encourage locals and visitors alike to come out to enjoy the music, shopping, and tasty Christmas treats. We will have fresh holiday decorations available for purchase from local greens collected from local yards and fields. This year, we will be adding winter fireworks!   The official tree lighting and arrival of Santa Claus will be held  on Friday, December 8th at 5:00 pm. For the latest info, check us out on Facebook! Admission is $1 or one non-perishable food item to benefit The Southern Maryland Food Bank. Hours of Operation Friday, December 8th: 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Saturday, December 9th: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, December 10th: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Light Displays
Vendors
Live Music
Food
Live Nativity
More Vendors
Food Bank
Crafts
Fair Bricks
If you would like to be an exhibitor at the this year’s Kris Kringle Christmas Market, contact Larry Lathrop, Vendor Coordinator, at 301-643-9158 or email him at lslathrop@comcast.net.
Our 2017 Vendor List (when finalized)