Market Opens December 11, 2021
12 - 7pm
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WinterMarkt provides a combination of virtual and in person vendors for flexibility and enjoyment of our community. WinterMarkt is a market where you will find handcrafted wares, German goods, holiday decorations, European delicacies, artwork and other indulgences. Through this website and our social media outlets we will feature special promotions from vendors and showcase their products. Vendors will be added to the site as they are on-boarded (so please check back frequently), providing you with more time to shop before the holiday rush. For more information about costs and logistics, download a copy of our 2022 Vendor Package. If you are interested in becoming a Herndon WinterMarkt vendor, please review the package in detail and submit the following Vendor Application.
Little Austria
Little AustriaLittle Austria is Northern Virginia’s go-to place for handmade, traditional & authentic STRUDEL. Helene and Berni who started Little Austria in 2017, are staying true to the old-fashioned, traditional techniques of stretching the dough by hand until so thin that one can read a newspaper through it. Little Austria’s strudels are made with locally-sourced ingredients, and are completely free of preservatives and artificial extras. …and they taste fabulous!! Mark your calendar and come by at Herndon WinterMarkt to try Austria’s most popular dessert, STRUDEL!
Nordic Knot
Nordic KnotNordic Knot pretzels are always hand-made from all natural and organic ingredients and hand-milled grains, then baked to order. You won’t find a better pretzel anywhere! Nordic-Knot pretzels has been baking traditional and specialty pretzels, pretzel braids, pretzel dogs and pretzel croissants in Reston, Virginia since 2016.
Coburger Bistro
Coburger BistroCoburger Bistro specializes in German Cuisine that you can enjoy in the comfort of your own home! Our select ingredients and made from scratch cooking are the best in town. From Schnitzel to Spätzle, and potato pancakes to homemade Marmelade, Coburger Bistro is sticking to its German roots and bringing you the best of the old country. Happy Eating!
Second Season Mittens
Second Season MittensSecond Season Mittons are designed and created from wool sweaters that have been gently worn, felted, and lined with a new soft and cozy fleece lining. Each unique pair can be machine washed and dried without shrinking. We have spent years refining our technique and patterns from small womens/children starting at 6-8 years to larger/manly mitts. Sweaters or chosen with the highest quality wool and nothing below 80%. It is incredible when you see a person’s face light up when they discover the pair of mittens just for them.
The Fermented Pig
The Fermented PigThe Fermented Pig offers real German bratwurst served hot 4 ways! Handcrafted charcuterie, Old World sausage and dry cured bacons!
The Global Local
The Global LocalThe Global Local is a buzzing, vibrant, local shopping space designed with the town square marketplace in mind. We showcase local artists and makers as well as many Fair Trade global products. We offer an eclectic mix of locals-only home goods and apparel as well as specialty women’s and men’s gifts.
Woodshire Crafts
Woodshire Crafts, LLCWoodshire Crafts, owned by Scott Schelling, produces beautiful and functional locally-sourced items of wood. From gorgeous bowls (all food-safe) to quirky bottle stoppers and unique holiday ornaments, each piece is lovingly crafted and made to be enjoyed for years to come.
Chase McClough, Fluid Art
Chase McClough
Fluid Art
Chase McClough creates original abstract artwork using fluid acrylics and alcohol inks. Vibrant colors and unique designs for wall art, one-of-a-kind coaster sets, holiday ornaments, and Giclee prints. Items range from small desk-sized framed artwork to larger gallery wrapped canvases.
A&C Artisan Crafts
A&C Artisan CraftsA&C Artisan Crafts offers unique and whimsical items perfect for the holidays that are unlikely to be found anywhere else. Each item, from original needle-felted Santas and Elves to elegant wood turned miniature birdhouse-like items referred to as “Fly Houses” are all lovingly hand made. Browse through gorgeous hand-woven scarves promising to ward off the season’s chill and choose from a number of quirky tiny hand knit sweater ornaments that will dress up any tree. Find a number of various hand-turned wooden items such as wooden Santa figures, small vases, pin cushions, candle sticks and more. Come visit our booth to finish off your holiday shopping list.
Bar X Open A Ranch Woodworking Studio
Bar X Open A Ranch Woodworking Studio Bar X Open A Ranch crafts HANDMADE one-of-a-kind CHARCUTERIE BOARDS, which make great gifts during the holidays or can be enjoyed by you and your loved ones for years to come. Bar X over Open A ( is a livestock brand that was issued when our German ancestors immigrated from Breitungen, Saxony-Anhalt Germany, and homesteaded a 160-acre ranch back in 1882. Following in their tradition of working with their hands as woodworkers, farmers and coal miners, our woodworking studio in Reston, VA looks forward to sharing a family craft with you and your loved ones during the holiday season.
JaidebyDesignJaidebyDesign is all about appreciating the time and effort it takes to make handmade items. We love to make uniquely beautiful items as you will see in our shop. We are constantly challenging ourselves to create beautiful pieces. We use all our scrap yarn to create hats and blankets for homeless people in our local community to keep them warm and brighten their days.
Wood&Glass Design
Wood&Glass DesignWood&Glass Design makes handcrafted cutting boards, trinket boxes, fused glass pendants, Christmas ornaments and various fused glass bowls, dishes, platters.
The Bavarian Chef
The Bavarian ChefThe Bavarian Chef serves hearty German fare for your guten Appetit! The Thalwitz family has owned and operated The Bavarian Chef since its opening in 1974. Sip and savor the authentic flavors of Germany and relish our warm, gemütlich hospitality. All of our foods are homemade with only the freshest ingredients. From Oma’s table to yours, experience the special recipes and traditions of our family’s culinary heritage.
Weird Brothers Coffee
Weird Brothers CoffeeWeird Brothers Coffee, Herndon’s very own coffee roaster and coffee bar, will be offering fresh roasted coffee and hot chocolate as well as locally made snacks and fun merchandise for the holidays!
Jimmy’s Old Town Tavern
Jimmy’s Old Town TavernJimmy’s Old Town Tavern, where everyone is treated like a regular!
Great Harvest Bread Company
Great Harvest Bread CompanyGreat Harvest Bread Co. will have baked goods as well as gift items for the Holiday season. Apple Scrapple Trees, Christmas Stollen, our Honey Whole Wheat Christmas Bears and other seasonal items.
River Sea Chocolates
River Sea ChocolatesWe named our chocolates “River-Sea” because most of the world’s cacao grows in coastal jungle areas influenced by the daily flow of the tide. The rhythm of a producer’s life synchronizes with the waves and moon. River-Sea offers a host of chocolate products made from single-origin beans originating from small, sustainable farms and worked at their local chocolate factory. You can get everything from bars to hot chocolate bombs, teas to home products. Shop online now!
Wild Roots Apothecary
Wild Roots ApothecaryLet’s fill the stockings and deck the halls with herbal goods. Hand crafted for herbal wellness from your local herbalists Wild Roots Apothecary. Come explore our booth filled with herbal products ranging from inspired cocktails and bitters, infused plant oils, bliss sprays and our line of wellness teas. A chance to give a little herbal glow to your friends and family this holiday season.
Happy Crepe
Happy CrepeHappy Crepe serves freshly made European style savory & sweet crepes from a tear drop trailer.
Elden Street Tea
Elden Street TeaEnjoy locally made loose leaf teas from Herndon’s tiny tea shop right around the corner on Pine St.! Elden Street Tea is the perfect gift to warm someone’s heart and mug this holiday season. Tea Advent calendars, loose leaf tea sampler packs, tea accessories, tea beverages, and more! Check out our full online holiday catalog!
Urban Poutine
Urban PoutineUrban Poutine offers from-scratch, never frozen, twice cooked French fries with homemade beef gravy and a tasty variety of toppings such as duck confit, red wine braised short ribs, Andouille sausage with caramelized onions, beef & bean chili, slow n’ low cooked pulled pork, and applewood smoked bacon. YUM!!!
Harvue Cheese
Harvue CheeseOur cheese is made with milk produced on our 350-cow Holstein dairy farm in Berryville, VA. We send their milk to a small dairy processing firm in Pennsylvania and work closely with their cheesemaker to create unique flavors. Harvue is excited to offer several variations of cheddar cheese made with milk produced by our herd of Holstein cows! *** Mild Cheddar | Garlic & Chive Cheddar | Tomato Peppercorn Cheddar | Horseradish Cheddar | Beer Cheddar (Made with locally brewed, Dirt Farm beer) | Jalapeño Cheddar | Smoked Cheddar | Ranch Cheddar. ***
The Bäekehaus
The BäekehausTake a piece of German holiday tradition home with traditional German Christmas cookies, Stollen, gingerbread and decorated sugar cookies. Since 2015, The Bäekehaus has been selling at local farmers markets and Christmas markets. Located in Ashburn the handcrafted and made from scratch recipes are handed down from generations and bring a piece of Germany to your table.
Obsessive Creative Designs
Obsessive Constructive DesignsObsessive Constructive Designs specializes in handcrafted furniture and home decor. We will have a wide variety of unique gifts available including high quality cutting boards, wood and epoxy charcuterie boards, beer caddies, wine tables, ukulele/guitar hangers, wood signs, and more!
Dote Collective
Dote CollectiveDote Collective is excited to be part of the Herndon Winter Markt. We offer a large assortment of beautifully crafted leather goods, Christmas ornaments and Customized House goods. We look forward to helping you “Dote” on your loved ones this holiday season by providing unique and one of a kind items that everyone on your Christmas list will love!
Herndon Hammerheads
Herndon Hammerheads“The Best Little Swim Team in Herndon” will be serving up raclette this year! A dish originating from Switzerland, the raclette cheese round is heated by a special machine then the melted cheese is scraped onto diners’ plates to enjoy. Come out and support the Herndon Hammerheads and try this traditional culinary delight!
Kaye's Mini Doughnuts
Kaye’s Mini DoughnutsKaye’s Mini Doughnuts will be offering a selection of hot fresh made doughnuts and seasonal drinks!
Wild Hare Hard Cider LLC
Wild Hare Hard Cider LLCHard Cider made in Berryville using Shenandoah Valley apples with retail locations in Leesburg, Middleburg and Warrenton.
The Closet Thrift Shop
The Closet Thrift ShopThe Closet is a nonprofit thrift shop in the heart of historic downtown Herndon. The Closet sells gently used clothing, household goods, collectibles, books, and toys, among other merchandise. The Closet gives back to the community by distributing profits through grants and scholarships to local community organizations and high schools. So, if you are looking for the best thrift shop around in which to shop while helping the local community, check out The Closet.
Little Germany
Little GermanyFind an authentic slice of Germany by stopping by Little Germany from Leesport,PA . we offer • Smokeman • Nutcrackers • Christmas Pyramids • Schwibbogen • Beer Steins • German Souvenirs • Handcarved Black Forest Figurines • German Christmas Foods etc & much more. Customers who create their own series of collectible Smokeman or Nutcrackers by selecting a new piece each year , can welcome expanded offerings at Little Germany. We carry collectible from Richard Glässer GmbH, KWO of Olbernhau and Dregeno which is an association of Craftman in the Erzgebirge region of Germany as well as some Christian Ulbricht.
JorttJohn Hartt, D.C. area’s premier pop surrealist and creator of strange and wonderful art, will be on hand with art that will make you smile and scratch your head in wonder. The artist known as Jortt will have original oil paintings, tee shirts, prints, bags, stickers and other goodies. “Do something wonderful today.”
Scrawl Books
Scrawl BooksScrawl Books hosts storytime from 12:00 – 4:00 pm, featuring local authors Sue Fliess and Joan Waites. Sue will read her holiday titles, including Mrs. Claus Takes the Reins and How to Trick a Christmas Elf. Joan will read an Artist’s Night Before Christmas, and offer kids an opportunity to create their own illustrations. Both authors’ books will be available for sale, and can be signed and personalized for the recipient. Bringing a wide selection of books from their storefront in Reston Town Center, Scrawl Books will offer visitors an opportunity to shop titles from their table, as well as place orders.