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O come, all ye joyful! The Embassy of the Czech Republic invites you to a traditional Czech Christmas Market on November 10, 2018, from 10 am to 4 pm. Relish in the magic of the season with stands filled with beautiful handcrafted ornaments, renowned Czech crystal and glass products, and exquisite jewelry. Enjoy the taste and smell of mulled wine and eggnog as well as an assortment of Christmas cookies, baked goods and savory cuisine.
Children will adore the array of live animals from the Nativity scene. Oh, sing, choirs of angels! The children of Sokol Washington will perform Czech Christmas carols at 11 am.
Celebrate the spirit of the season at the Czech Embassy!
Date/Time: November 10, 2018, 10 am – 4 pm
Venue: Embassy of the Czech Republic
3900 Spring of Freedom Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008
Admission is free. | Reservations are not required.
Czech Christmas Market Invitation (PDF, 522 KB)
American Sokol Washington DC
American Sokol Washington, DC (Sokol Washington) is a non-profit organization, providing a sense of community for individuals and families of Czech, Slovak and Moravian heritage, as well as for any other interested individuals. It offers an array of sports as well as a variety of social, cultural and educational opportunities. Children from the group, dressed in traditional folk costumes, will sing popular Czech Christmas carols, a pinnacle of many hours of practice.
Glassor is based in the Czech Republic, where the tradition of glass making goes all the way back to the 13th century and the glass produced is known as Bohemian glass or Bohemian crystal. The Czech company is dedicated to the design, production, and manufacturing of handcrafted glass ornaments. All of the ornaments are designed in-house, mouth-blown and hand-painted―producing some of the finest glass ornaments in the world.
Topix Crystal Art
Topix Crystal Art is a distributer of fine Bohemian crystal imported from the Czech Republic. Each piece is mouth-blown, handcrafted, cut and painted by the most skilled crystal makers, following traditions dating back to the eleventh century. The pieces reflect both classical glass-making techniques and the latest sophisticated processes. Topix has a wide selection of exquisite pieces, ranging from traditional tableware to chandeliers and other one-of-a-kind works of art.
Preciosa's crystal jewelery and décor delight those who love beauty all around the world. Luxurious jewelery and sought-after fashion accessories are created in the cradle of the world’s glass jewelery industry. From the centuries-old tradition of Bohemian cut crystal, Preciosa enriches it with craftsmanship, skills and the latest technologies. Preciosa represents the essence of fine and elegant beauty.
Bistro Bohem is the only restaurant offering Czech cuisine in Washington, DC. It is unique to the area, featuring Central European dishes such as schnitzel, goulash, and pork shank. The bistro serves authentic Czech beer and in-house flavored vodkas. It will have Christmas cookies and Eggnog available for purchase.
La Bohemia Bakery
La Bohemia Bakery is a European artisan bakery located in Rockville, Maryland. Its priority is bringing authentic quality European baked goods to customers at an affordable price. The bakery’s menu includes pastries, tarts and cakes, savory baked goods, breads, and mouthwatering sandwiches.
Frederick County Sheep Breeders
Whispering Meadows Alpaca Breeders
The Frederick County Sheep Breeders is a Maryland-based sheep and goat producers association. Its purpose is to promote as well as to educate the public regarding sheep, goat and lamb activities in Maryland. The association as well as the Whispering Meadows Alpaca Breeders will be selling wool Christmas stockings, hats, figurines, and other items. Lambs, goats, and alpacas will be on hand for selfies and cuddles.