Austrian Christmas 2019 | Schweiger Ranch
Schweiger Ranch presents its annual Austrian Christmas and Christkindl Market on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 1-5pm to celebrate the Austrian and area's culture with Santa, reindeer, carriage rides, authentic Austrian food, entertainment, crafts, and local handcrafted gifts.
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Thank you to our 2019 Sponsor!

Join us on December 7th from 1pm to 5pm as we celebrate the Christmas traditions of the Austrians who settled the ranch in 1874. This is a free event with fun for the whole family!


Schweiger Ranch is presenting its annual Austrian Christmas and Christkindl Market on Saturday, December 7th from 1-5 pm. There will be holiday fun for the whole family. Visit Santa Claus and his real reindeer, have your face painted, enjoy story time and crafts making, or take a horse drawn carriage ride. There will be giveaway baskets, wreath making workshops for the adults (for purchase), an Austrian band, Austrian food and a free cup of hot cocoa or cider to keep you cozy. Stop by the Christkindl Market for presents that will add a local handcrafted touch to your gift giving. The event culminates with the awe and wonder of the annual holiday tree lighting.

Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain Photography



1:00 – 4:30 pm  |  Visit Santa Claus

1:00 – 4:30 pm  |  Carriage Rides

1:00 – 4:30 pm  |  Historic House Open for Self-Guided Tours

1:00 – 5:00 pm  |  Kids Crafts with South Suburban Parks & Rec

1:00 – 5:00 pm  |  Visit Santa’s Reindeer

1:00 – 5:00 pm  |  Christkindl Market

1:10 – 1:55 pm  |  Austrian Connection Band

1:30 – 4:30 pm  |  Face Painting

2:00 – 3:00 pm  | Ladybird Poppy Wreath Workshop – registration required |  click here to register

2:05 – 2:35 pm  |  Storytime

2:40 – 3:25 pm  |  Austrian Connection Band

3:30 – 4:00 pm  |  Storytime

3:30 – 4:30 pm  |  Ladybird Poppy Wreath Workshop – registration required |  click here to register

4:05 – 4:55 pm  |  Austrian Connection Band

4:55 pm  |  Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

5:00 pm  |  Event Concludes


Click here for printable schedule and activities map

Photo courtesy of Bartholomew Photography

Christkindl Market Vendors


  • Besame Soaps | Handcrafted Artisan Soaps, Bath Bombs and Lotions
  • Courageous Blend Coffee | Gourmet Coffee – Supporting Our Heroes
  • Crooked Quilts & Crafts by Cyndi | Crochet, Embroidery & Woodturning
  • Eka Mijid | Ornaments
  • Erica Wagner Photos | Ornaments & Advent Calendars
  • Happy Canyon Alpacas | Handcrafted Alpaca Wool Accessories, Felted Animals & Ornaments. 
  • Kogler Bakery | Austrian Pastries
  • Knifty Little Thing | Handcrafted Knitted & Sewn Accessories  
  • Mile Hi Popcorn | Gourmet Popcorn & Gifts
  • Noel Productions | Antler Crafts & Carvings
  • Peak Beverages | Wine, Spirits & More
  • Schnitzelwirt  | Austrian Food
  • The Well Appointed Soul | Portrait Art / Acrylic on Canvas
  • VLM Designs | Rustic Wood Art
  • Wicksy Daisy Candle Co. | Candles & Soaps

Holiday Gift Basket Giveaway


Stop by the Schweiger Ranch Information tent and pick up a game card for a chance to win one of four fabulous gift baskets provided by our sponsor, Park Meadows Retail Resort, our Christkindl Market Vendors and Denver’s Honorary Austrian Consulate.  Limited game cards available.  You do not need to be present to win.  Winners will be notified the week of December 9th.



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