Fort Riley’s annual Christkindl holiday craft market takes place Saturday, Dec. 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Riley’s Conference Center.
The event, which is in its ninth year, features more than 50 vendors selling handmade items, holiday décor, gifts and more. The event is free. Family activities like sugar cookie decorating, face painting and pictures with Santa will be available for a small fee. German food and beverages will also be available for purchase.
Christkindl holiday craft market is open to the public; however, those without a Department of Defense ID card need to stop at the Henry Gate visitor center to get a pass. Details can be found online at
On the same day, Trees For Troops is scheduled to distribute 400 free, farm-grown Christmas trees to Fort Riley active-duty Soldiers near Riley’s Conference Center. Priority distribution is to Blue Star and Gold Star families.