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 2023 Vendor Package. If you are interested in becoming a Herndon WinterMarkt vendor, please review the package in detail and submit the following Vendor Application.
The Global LocalDiscover Loudoun’s hidden treasures at The Global Local. We showcase local artists and makers as well as fair trade products. From locally poured small batch soaps and candles to handcrafted global goods, there’s always something new to discover, taste, and take home! Unique gifting that does good!
GS Creations HandmadeGS Creations Handmade, a woman owned small business, is a labor of love. We offer a variety of whimsical, handmade glass items such as stained glass suncatchers, ornaments, fused glass houseware, candle holders and jewelry.
OmBakedOmBaked is Northern Virginia’s first CBD Boutique. Our products are carefully curated to help better your body and soul. OmBaked’s products are All Chill No High. We carry it all: Candles, Bath Bombs, Tea & Coffee, Pet Treats, Chocolates – Milk & Dark (Vegan), Lotions, Lip Balms, Body Butter.
Nordic-KnotNordic-Knot is the region’s premier pretzel baker and only bakery specializing in soft pretzels! Nordic-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!
Obsessive Constructive DesignsObsessive Constructive Designs will be back at the Herndon WinterMarkt this year offering handcrafted cutting boards and serving boards. Stacie will have a beautiful selection of cutting boards, wood and epoxy charcuterie boards, ornaments, and unique gifts that will make the perfect additions to your holiday celebrations. Come by to choose a perfect piece of functional art for your home or for a special gift.
Second Season MittensSecond Season Mittens has been handcrafting mittens from recycled wool sweaters for the past sixteen years. Our mittens are unique with each one having a cozy fleece lining which means the mittens can be machine washed and dried without shrinking. We hear many comments about how these are the “warmest mittens I have ever worn.” We have spent years refining our technique and patterns to make the perfect pairs for you, your friends, and family members. We have also added cashmere and merino wool fingerless mittens for both women and men.
The Herndon WoodshedUnique handmade wood and resin charcuterie boards, cheese boards and bar boards, as well as magnets, keychains and earrings made locally in downtown Herndon Virginia.
Wood and Glass DesignI make wooden cutting boards and bandsaw boxes. I also make fused glass bowls, dishes, platters and Christmas ornaments.
Weird Brothers CoffeeWe are 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 an experience that will help you fall in love with coffee all over again. Weird Brothers Coffee is proud to be the first Coffee Roaster in Herndon, Virginia. We are committed to serving and supporting our community.
Bar X Open A RanchBar X Open A Ranch crafts HANDMADE one-of-a-kind CHARCUTERIE BOARDS / SERVING PLATTERS which make great gifts during the holidays and 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 and homesteaded in America 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.
Great Harvest Bread CompanyWe make our bread from scratch using simple ingredients. In fact, we mill our own flour on-site. This means we can control every single thing that goes into our bread. Our wheat is 100% wheat — no additives. And we start with the same basic ingredients in our whole grain breads: Freshly milled flour, water, honey, yeast and salt.
My CravingzMy Cravingz is a family owned and operated restaurant in Manassas! We bring traditional Turkish dishes and pastries to the table with a twist! Taste the delicious flavors of Turkey, right at your convenience. We offer fresh daily baked pastries like borek, Simit, and more! We also offer delicious and flavorful baklava.
Fabiola’s Flag Bag ShopThe beautiful MUST HAVE STURDY STRAW BASKET of all kind, 100% handmade, 100% real leather, 100% natural fibers with flag designs.
Little GermanySee us at this years Market for the areas best priced German Christmas Ornaments, Smokers , Nutcrackers, Pyramids etc. All your memories come true at Little Germany. We bring a touch of Germany straight to your home.
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.
Glorious GobletsGlorious Goblets offers a variety of seasonal giftware at affordable prices. Gifts include hand-painted wineglasses, tumblers, pilsners, flutes, mugs, vases, votives and advent votives, pitchers, shot glasses & olive oil bottles. Glass, clay and wooden ornaments. A wide variety of original art featuring Old Town Herndon sites on tea towels, coasters, prints, canvas, magnets, and tea towels. Hand lettered and painted wooden holiday plaques. Painted glassware & tea towel themes include Christmas, Winter, Botanical, Vineyard, Harvest, Whimsical, Forest, Seashore and Bridal.
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 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.
River-Sea ChocolatesRiver-Sea Chocolates, born from the synergy between cacao, the lush rainforests that nurture it, and the winding waterways that sustain it. We take pride in crafting the most exquisite single-origin artisanal chocolate creations that are not only rich in flavor but also packed with nutrition. Our commitment to stewardship remains unwavering as we directly import cacao and utilize wind-powered cargo ships, minimizing our carbon footprint and ensuring traceability in every delectable piece of chocolate we create.
The Closet Thrift ShopThe Closet Thrift Shop in historic downtown Herndon is a non-profit operated by The Closet of the Greater Herndon Area, Inc., an interdenominational organization established in 1974. All its merchandise is donated locally and priced for sale. Clothing, household goods, toys, collectibles, and sporting equipment are just some of the items you will find. Each quarter, The Closet distributes profits to charitable organizations and high school scholarships in the Greater Herndon Area. For additional information, email Store Manager Tempestt Ware Harmon (email@example.com).
Mizz MozaicMizz Mozaic ~ Herndon’s own “Caterer of Creativity”~ will have extra-special DIY holiday mosaic kits that include everything you need to create a one-of-a-kind gift! Kits include the surface, a variety of vibrant hand-selected tiles, glue, and grout. A QR code link to exclusive how-to videos featuring “The Mizz!” are included! Each kit you create is unique, ensuring the perfect handmade treasure. Pre-made mosaic gifts and Mizz Mozaic gift cards will also be available for purchase. Immerse yourself in the magic of the season with Mizz Mozaic.
What The SchnitzelWhat The Schnitzel started as a home catering business back in 2017 known as Coburger Bistro, which served authentic German cuisine and much more. Founder Melanie Glover, orginally from Germany, has a passion for cooking. She re-branded to What The Schnitzel (WTS) in 2023, with the goal of connecting with more people through her cooking. The concept of WTS is to combine her authentic German style of cooking with flavors from around the world. What The Schnitzel is the product of one women’s love for food, her home, and the people she shares it with.
Authors Best Selling Ice Creams (Doughboy Creamery)At Authors, our small-batch stories are penned with fresh, premium ingredients for the smoothest, creamiest ice creams. We churn endlessly over our flavors that honor the best in season gifts from the earth — thoughtfully sourced at home and globally. Our greatest inspiration has been the love of creating decadent adventures, and our next chapter is to share that love with you.
Crème de la CropCrème de la Crop is a gourmet vegan ice cream business located right here in Herndon. We make all of our seasonal flavors from scratch, and everything is dairy-free, gluten-free, soy-free, and vegan! We sell prepackaged pints, half-pints, and ice cream sandwiches. Be on the lookout for holiday specials and flavors.
Chiboo BakeryChiboo Bakery by Chelsea is a microbakery based in Herndon, VA that specializes in gourmet french macarons and dainty treats made with seasonal, local ingredients incorporating unique and fun flavors from her upbringing and travel.
Woodshire CraftsScott Schelling of Woodshire Crafts creates lovingly-made, food-safe bowls, utensils, and ornaments of locally-sourced wood. Featured woods include maple, black walnut, cherry, elm and sycamore. Woodshire Crafts products are designed to last for years with proper care.
Ursidae WorkshopThe Ursidae Workshop was started during the Pandemic and is happy to continue to provide hand poured soy wax candles, bath goods and hand made fiber items.
A Thousand StoriesA Thousand Stories is Herndon’s own independent bookstore. Visit us for a curated selection of books and gifts for readers of all ages.
Pinch & PeckSearching for something truly special to elevate your holiday celebrations? Look no further than Pinch & Peck! Discover a delightful array of distinctive edible gifts that are perfect for spreading joy this season. Our reputation for crafting custom decorated cookies is well-known, with everything from baby showers to impressive corporate gatherings. Be sure to stock up on our fan favorite, the Honey Molasses cookie, along with our tempting holiday loaves and creative DIY Cookie sets. Make this Herndon Wintermarkt a memorable one with Pinch & Peck.
Dano’s GranolaDano’s Granola is a woman-owned and run business that creates high quality, nutrient dense granola and other granola based goods, like granola butters, Breakfast cookies and energy bites! 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.
Redeemed NativitiesUnique one of a kind nativities made from reclaimed wood pieces and antique clock cases using vintage nativity figures from various countries: Germany, Italy, Taiwan and Japan.
The Fermented PigThe Fermented Pig is proud to be bringing our handcrafted bratwurst (with lots of local toppings) to the 2023 Wintermarket. Hot delicious and ready to go! You will also find our handcrafted loaded charcuterie boards, Old World sausage, our famous dry cured bacons an so much more!
Nothing Bundt CakesAt Nothing Bundt Cakes our goal is to create a cake that not only reminds you of home, but also opens you to a new world. Each recipe only uses the finest ingredients; real eggs, butter and cream cheese, all to bring you Bundt Cake perfection. Enjoy!
Herndon HammerheadsYour Herndon Hammerheads will once again be serving up a favorite WinterMarkt tradition – Raclette! The Best Little Swim Team in Herndon is always so excited to come together in the off season to serve up all the cheesy goodness, while raising money for the 2024 summer swim season! The Herndon Hammerheads are a NVSL summer swim team offering competitive swim ages 3-18, a masters swim program, and year round stroke development clinics.
The BaekehausStop by The Baekehaus for traditional German holiday cookies, such as Linzer, gingerbread man and almond Crescents. Take home some Stollen to share and the unique Gingerbread bites to pair with hot tea or coffee on cold winter days. Also offering decorated sugar cookies!
Eldenwood DesignLocal artisan specializing in wood crafts including charcuterie boards, lazy susans, candle holders and more!
Nuke’s BombsNuke’s Bombs are gourmet hot chocolate bombs that are handmade by husband and wife duo Chef John Harder and Lyndsey aka “Nuke”. We have a great selection of truly decadent flavors that make a cup of hot chocolate into an amazing treat and a fantastic gift.
Elden Street Tea ShopElden Street Tea Shop, where every cup is brewed with kindness. Our local Herndon establishment is a haven for tea aficionados and novices alike. Whether you’re stopping in for a pot of tea, a bag of loose leaf, a gift for a friend, or our mini afternoon tea service, we welcome you! Step into our world of flavors and tranquility, where we believe that tea is more than just a beverage – it’s an experience.
Argentine ChefArgentine Chef offers traditional, Argentine-style cuisine here in Northern Virginia! We will be showcasing our handcrafted spice blends (Nativo Spices) and our pastries, empanadas, and other baked delicacies from our bakery, Tango Pastry.
Kaye’s Mini DoughnutsKaye’s Mini Doughnuts is happy to return to Herndon WinterMarkt for our 3rd year serving delicious hot mini doughnuts and seasonal drink favorites!
Scrawl BooksScrawl Books offers a thoughtful and relevant selection of new books for children, teens, and adults in a welcoming space where people can browse, gather, and explore new ideas. We support local literacy efforts and freedom of speech, and strive to reflect and contribute to the diversity of Reston and Herndon and the surrounding area. Owner Rachel Wood is a librarian and Reston resident with more than 20 years experience connecting books with people.
Family of NutsAt Family of Nuts, we start with top quality premium nuts. We have a passion for roasting the freshest and highest quality nuts available. All of our nuts are free of preservatives, and our premium dry roast process ensures that no oils are added.
Pervasive MediaFamily-owned business creating art, crafts, and books. Clara Marts’ art is inspired by her Puerto Rican roots; ocean, forests, legends, native animals, and it’s people’s inherited love for life. Thomas Marts publishes books and journals of various genres. Christal Drew Marts is an eclectic artist, author, and craftsman. Together, the family is making their life dreams into reality.
Dote CollectiveDote Collective has curated a fine selection of hand made beautiful things to help “dote” on yourself and others this holiday season. As leather crafters, we have a large selection of hand tooled fine leather goods and holiday ornaments that will surely be the perfect gift for all your loved ones. Our elves have crafted an assortment of whimsical wool felt ornaments this year to add a handmade elegance to your holiday tree!
Chase McClough Fluid ArtAbstract and impressionistic paintings using acrylic and alcohol ink. Find something special for your space. Small original paintings for desk or bookshelf make great gifts. Hand-painted shatterproof ornaments, art tote bags, and prints also available.
Bennett the SmithHand-forged steel and brass crafts of unique and original designs. Dragons, ornaments, bottle openers, and more!