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 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!
Second Season MittensSecond Season Mittens 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.
Chase McClough Fluid ArtsChase is a Herndon based artist who uses fluid acrylics and colorful alcohol inks to create original artwork ranging from small to large pieces that are ready to hang. One-of-a-kind ornaments and limited addition giclee prints will also be available. Stop by and find your perfect unique piece!
The Fermented PigThe Fermented Pig creates and serves the very best charcuterie, dry cured bacons and Old World Sausage using the finest ingredients. Look for our real German bratwurst served 4 ways at this seasons WinterMarket!
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 (Fly Houses) are all lovingly hand made. Browse through gorgeous hand-woven scarves, quirky hand-knit sweater ornaments, and 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 RanchBar X Open A Ranch woodworking studio crafts HANDMADE one-of-a-kind CHARCUTERIE BOARDS, which make great gifts and can be enjoyed by you and your loved ones for years to come. Bar X 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 traditions, our woodworking studio in Reston, VA looks forward to sharing a family craft with you and your loved ones during the holiday season.
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.
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!
Nordic-KnotNordic-Knot pretzels are hand-made from all natural and organic ingredients and hand-milled grains, then baked to order. You won’t find a better pretzel anywhere!
Wood & Glass DesignWood & Glass Design makes handcrafted cutting boards, trinket boxes, fused glass pendants, Christmas ornaments and various fused glass bowls, dishes, platters.
Weird Brothers CoffeeWeird Brothers Coffee is a disabled-veteran owned, community-based, and family-run, small batch coffee roaster. The Weird Brothers and Strange Sisters team is dedicated to coffee and espresso that stands apart from everything else. Our coffee is craft roasted with care and is brewed to deliver a fun and welcoming experience that will help you fall in love with coffee all over again. We take our Coffee seriously, but we never take ourselves too seriously.
Great Harvest Bread Co.Great Harvest Bread Co. is dedicated to providing customers with warm, welcoming service and fresh, delicious bread. They fresh-grind our own premium whole wheat and don’t use additives, preservatives, chemicals, dough conditioners, or other ingredients that are hard to pronounce. Their breads are sweetened with honey, molasses, and brown sugar and their cookies are made with rolled oats, eggs, butter & brown sugar.
Harvue CheeseHarvue 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. Mild Cheddar | Garlic & Chive Cheddar | Tomato Peppercorn Cheddar | Horseradish Cheddar | Beer Cheddar | Jalapeño Cheddar | Smoked Cheddar | Ranch Cheddar.
Elden Street Tea ShopElden Street Tea Shop is Herndon’s Tiny tea shop! Located the in the hear of the town on Pine St., Elden Street Tea Shop has been providing fun and unique holiday gifts for all the tea lovers in your life. We sell over 85 different loose leaf teas. Please enjoy our selection of locally made gifts including Holiday OrTEAments, Tea Advent Calendars, and more.
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.
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 Constructive DesignsObsessive Constructive Designs specializes in custom furniture and cabinetry as well as handcrafted home decor and functional art pieces. Stacie is looking forward to coming back to the WinterMarkt and plans to offer stunning wood and epoxy serving and charcuterie boards, exceptional cutting boards, as well as unique wall hangings and gifts.
Herndon HammerheadsThe Herndon Hammerheads – the best little swim team in Herndon – will be back again this year offering a WinterMarkt favorite – Raclette! We plan to proceed as we did last year offering this delicious scraped cheese over potatoes.
The Closet of HerndonThe 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.
The Herndon WoodshedLocated in the historic heart of downtown Herndon, The Herndon Woodshed offers handmade wooden boards to be used for any number of things beyond charcuterie! In addition, you’ll find wood and resin earrings, magnets, propagation stations, and more! The Herndon Woodshed will be partnering with Laura Noll Pottery, as well as the I&I Guys – three nonspeaking autistic young men who have started their own business, and will be selling some of their popular products in addition to a special holiday offering!
Kaye’s Mini DoughnutsKaye’s Mini Doughnuts is a local Northern Virginia family-owned business. We’re happy to be serving fresh hot mini doughnuts and seasonal drinks for the second year at the Herndon WinterMarkt! Stop by for some doughnuts and spiced apple cider or hot chocolate served from our mobile food trailer.
Cocoi’s KitchenHere at Cocoi’s, we make desserts and breads originally from the Philippines. Our goal is to represent Filipino culture through our pastries and desserts and allow people to try both familiar and new exciting pastry flavors, that breaks away from your usual pastries.
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.”
Mango CreekInspired creations, naturally! Fresh ingredients, ethically sourced, natural and organic – that’s only half the story. We take it a step further by making sure all our products are preservative free, are non-GMO, gluten free and most importantly – cruelty free. What you’re getting is the result of our passion for creating products we are proud of.
Little GermanyLittle Germany is back this year at the Herdon Winter Markt. Come and celebrate with us with Christmas musik, food, drinks and our best German Imports. Do your shopping for Christmas here, we carry german smokers ( incense burner) Nutcracker , pyramids , schwibbogen, Beersteins, candle holders ,german souvenirs and much more. Looking forward on seeing all of you again soon!
Green PapayaGreen Papaya is an innovative fragrance company founded in 2018. The highlight of our product offering is the candle carousel/tealight holder and together with our scented soy tealights and candles, they make a perfect gift for friends and family members.
The Ursidae WorkshopThe Ursidae Workshop provides hand poured soy wax candles and melts alongside knit and crocheted accessories.
GS Creations Handmade Unique handmade fused and stained glass. Including dinnerware, ornaments, decorations, etc.
Pinch & PeckLooking for something special to help celebrate the holidays? Pinch & Peck (Herndon based and raised since 1979) offers a wide range of unique edible gift ideas. Pinch & Peck is known for its custom decorated cookies and has been honored to bake for everything from celebration of life to baby showers. We also offer our own twist to the gingerbread house with our Sugar Cookie House DIY kits, sugar cookies decorated for the holidays and traditionally spiced treats and loaves to warm your senses.
Nuke’s BombsNuke’s Bombs makes incredible gourmet hot chocolate bombs. Our bombs are 100% homemade with real chocolate by a husband and wife team. They are very unique, not cookie cutter and definitely have imperfections that make them so perfectly amazing. The flavors are grown up and decadent, designs that are elegant, not childish. “Nuke” (a nickname that is short for my Nuclear Nightmare roller derby name) is the main face of the business, and her husband John is a chef by profession and is our quiet master decorator.
Scrawl BooksJoin Scrawl books for holiday story times with your favorite local authors! We’ll also have several other holiday and popular titles for sale and order.
Wild Hare Hard Cider LLCHard Cider made in Berryville using Shenandoah Valley apples with retail locations in Leesburg, Middleburg and Warrenton. Visit our booth and grab some canned hard cider packs to go!
The Herndon Historical SocietyThe Herndon Historical Society will provide information on the history of Herndon. We will have free walking tour pamphlets and books for sale on the history of Herndon. We will also have historical “Herndon” signs and two Holiday ornaments for sale.
Studio 797Local Art studio of Dorian Traynham located in Historic Arts District. She is a painter and teaches all levels of Art. Currently collaborating with Arts Herndon and Reston Community Center teaching painting and upcycle classes.
The Argentine ChefKatriel Menendez, a true Argentine-American Chef, shows his deep devotion to the intricacies of cooking and baking by sharing and perfecting his ancestor’s creations from Italy, Spain and Argentina. Born and raised in a family whose life was around the stove and the aromas of a boiling pot, he carries his love for cooking under his skin.
Eldenwood DesignsWelcome to Eldenwood Designs where our motto is Repurposed Wood Designs. I take bourbon and whiskey and wine barrels and create unique new pieces from them Trays ~ Candle Sticks ~ Tables. And More! Each piece is unique as each piece of wood is different. My pieces make wonderful gifts as well as being beautiful pieces for your home. I also do custom work. Think engraved pieces for weddings, new home owner gifts, anniversaries and more.
Red Root & Co.Are you looking for gifts for an epicurean in your life, a heartfelt gift of botanically infused self care goods, or a gift of plant inspired wellness tonics? Our collection has something for everyone. We make culinary, beverage, health and wellness products crafted in herbalist tradition. Specializing in handcrafted Syrups, Shrubs, Oxymels, Tonics and Bitters, we highlight unique flavors, qualities and nutrients.
Dano’s GranolaDano’s Granola is a woman-owned and run business that creates high quality, nutrient dense granola and other baked goods. Our facility is 100% dedicated to products that are gluten free, vegan, and soy-free. We are committed to using only clean organic ingredients which means that our products have zero processed ingredients and are packed with superfoods like almonds, chia, and hemp seeds.
Mizz MosaicMizz Mozaic ~ the Caterer of Creativity ~ will have extra-special DIY holiday mosaic kits that include everything you need to create a custom mosaic gift ~ the substrate (surface), tesserae (colorful pre-cut AND hand-selected tiles), glue and grout. All kits include a mini-lesson, art supplies and surprise goodies that will keep you smiling the whole time you create. Each piece you create is unique ~ no two are like!
The Welle Made CompanyThe Welle Made Co. is introducing food lovers like you to sublime hand pies that are inspired by Ghanaian culture and cuisine. Each pie is carefully hand-crafted, filled with fresh ingredients and robust flavors, and then baked until they are golden brown. Their pastries offer the perfect bite – flaky and buttery on the outside and delectable and juicy on the inside.
Glorious GobletsHandpainted glassware and gifts including wineglasses, ice teas, mugs, pilsners, margarita glasses and pitchers, martinis, flutes, votives, vases, olive oil bottles. Designs include Christmas, coastal, botanical, grapevine, whimsical. Watercolor old town Herndon scenes that are matted and also on magnets, coasters and cards. Tea towels with a variety of designs. Products make great gifts and stocking stuffers.
Doughboy CreameryAt Doughboy Creamery, we create small-batch wonders using local and intentionally sourced ingredients to craft premium ice cream and sorbets that are creamy and flavorful. We churn endlessly over our flavors to present an incredible ice cream experience for you! We welcome you to stop by and have a Doughboy moment!
Charcoal KabobCharcoal Kabob has been serving Herndon for almost 29 years. The first kabob restaurant in the area. All of our meats are natural raised with no antibiotic and added hormones and Halal certified. We grill on hickory charcoal fresh on order.
Fairfax County Farmers MarketsFairfax County operates 10 farmers markets across Fairfax County under the Fairfax County Park Authority. Our markets are strictly producer-only, meaning that all of our farmers and producers may only sell what they raise on their farms or make from scratch, and come from within a 125-mile radius of Fairfax County. By providing access to locally grown foods, our farmers market program strives to improve the health of Fairfax County citizens, support local food producers and protect the environment.
Bites By SamI’m a home cook who opened a bakery because I hated sitting at a desk. My recipes are a mix of old family secrets and years of messing around in the kitchen. Our menu combines the classics like chicken pot pie and chocolate chip cookies, with a few oddball offerings like potato chip cookies. I want to give you quality comfort food in small bites.
BeanstalkBeanstalk is a soil-based, vertical farm in Herndon, VA that delivers a wide variety of greens, herbs, and mushrooms the day after harvest. All of our produce is ready-to-eat, pesticide-free, and grown from natural seeds selected for taste and nutrition. Beanstalk invented a new farming method that uses soil and renewable energy to conserve natural resources and grow produce all year round.
Sip CoffeeSip Coffee Inc. is a woman-owned benefit corporation roasting triple-certified Fairtrade, Organic, and Bird Friendly coffees from Central and South America. Founded with the intent to broaden the awareness and uptake of Bird Friendly coffees while supporting environmental restoration initiatives in source countries, Sip Coffee Inc. has shared the certification benefits — including preservation of critical forest ecosystems — with over 1,500 customers and potential buyers.