Brewery hosting Christmas market celebrating Krampus, St. Nick's demonic cousin

Nov 9 2021, 10:00 pm

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A wacky, unusual Christmas market is returning to Vancouver in December, and Krampus — St. Nick’s demonic cousin — will be making an appearance.

According to European lore, Krampus is a horned figure that’s half-goat and half-demon. During the Christmas season, he punishes naughty children — a stark contrast to Saint Nicholas.

Next month, from Friday, December 3 to Sunday, December 5, OH Studio and Strange Fellows Brewing will be teaming up to present Krampusmarkt, an old-world-inspired festival.

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The indoor event will feature eclectic work from a selection of artisans, makers, and creatives to help check off your holiday shopping list. The market, which takes place on the Saturday and Sunday of the weekend, will include a beer, cider, and wine tasting as well.

Opening night of Krampusmarkt, which will be held on Friday, will include a drink, nibbles, and a gift.

Tickets for the event will cost $12 for opening night and $4 for the market.

Krampusmarkt

Where: Strange Fellows Brewing — 1345 Clark Drive, Vancouver
Time: Varies based on the date
When: Friday, December 3 to Sunday, December 5, 2021
Admission: $4 general admission, $12 for the opening reception Friday

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