Give the Gift of Experience
There are plenty of reasons to spend the holidays in Elkhart Lake this year, from Thanksgiving to Christmas to New Year's Day! Check out holiday workshops, holiday themed music revues, and everyone’s holiday favorite, The Old World Christmas Market. Create new traditions and memories with this fun and festive list of holiday trip ideas.
Events & Highlights
Wellness Weekend
Calm your mind, and connect with nature’s healing elements during The Osthoff Resort's Wellness Weekend. You'll be welcomed with a charcuterie board and bottle of wine to kick off the weekend. Then enjoy a Pilates Class, complimentary breakfast and lunch, and a la carte activities like spa treatments, a guided hike, canvas painting, and an essential oils workshop.
Christmas in the Square & Santa's Village
Enjoy the magical Santa's Village at Throwback with children's crafts, games and a special visit from Santa, presented by ElkhartCares. Afterwards, join the Chamber for Christmas in the Square and the annual Village Tree Lighting. Come enjoy the sounds of the seasons with carriage rides, holiday treats and more!
Vacation Inspiration
Old World Christmas Market
You have 10 days to munch on dumplings and
schnitzel, sip hot glühwein, and shop the unique
collection of artisan vendors! The Old World Christmas Market is back at The Osthoff Resort for its 24th year, December 2-11, 2022.

The Old World Christmas Market is yet again contending for the #1 Spot as your favorite Holiday Market in the USA! Take a moment and show your love with a vote below.
It's the Season for Shopping
Save that holiday shopping list for December 3rd during Elkhart Lake's 11th Annual Holiday Retail Open House. Take advantage of specials and sales throughout each shop, along with beverages and holiday treats. Remember you can't buy happiness but you can buy local.
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Travel Resources

Travel Guide to begin planning your getaway today. Find places to stay, shop and dine, as well as outdoor recreation, attractions, and events.