Christmas Wishes Come True for the German Christmas Market of New Jersey and Charities in Sussex County!

In December, we celebrated the success of our 20th Anniversary Market by giving back a record amount of $75,000 to the local charities of Sussex County!

As a non-profit organization, the German Christmas Market of New Jersey operates for the purpose of creating a Sussex County community event celebrating the Christmas Holiday and raising funds to distribute back into the community. The recipient charities provide vital services to those in need and often overlooked in our neighborhoods - we commend all of them for their efforts. We also support local educational programs that continue the German cultural heritage, language and culinary arts. These groups have provided delightful entertainment and delicious Linzer Tarts at the Market for years and we thank you!

These are the 24 charities receiving grants for the 2021 German Christmas Market event are:

  • Birth Haven
  • Sussex County YMCA
  • Blue Ridge Rescue Squad
  • Connect for Community
  • SCARC DASI (Domestic Abuse Services Inc.)
  • United Way of Northern NJ
  • Sparta Elks Lodge
  • Pass It Along Sparta Community Food Pantry
  • Northern New Jersey Veterans Memorial Cemetery
  • NORWESCAP Market Street Mission
  • Sussex County Habitat for Humanity
  • Karen Ann Quinlan Memorial Foundation Ginnie’s House
  • Sparta High School German Dept. Scholarship
  • Girls on the Run
  • Samaritan Inn Manna House
  • Sussex County Arts Council
  • Family Promise
  • Sojihuggles Children Foundation
  • Sussex County Technical School – Culinary Arts Department

Giving Back… Our Christmas Market’s success depends on the generosity of individuals time, skills and resources! We would like to thank ALL of the volunteers, service providers, sponsors and partners who came through for us so that we could continue the German Christmas Market Tradition at the Sussex County Fairgrounds! A special shout out of thanks to:

Sussex County Farm and Horse Show Association and Staff – providing us a wonderful new home

Ideal Farms & Nester’s Greenhouse - providing the plethora of Christmas trees and endless garland

Lois Pellow of Stonerow Tree Farm - giving us the perfect 20th Anniversary Christmas tree

Our Corporate Gold Sponsors:

Our Corporate Silver Sponsors:

Our Corporate Bronze Sponsors:


And to all who joined us for the 20th Anniversary of the German Christmas Market of New Jersey!!!!

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