Prepare for the holidays by attending the 2023 Julmarknad, or Christmas Market, in Bishop Hill, IL. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. November 24, November 25, and December 2. On November 26 and December 3, the hours are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The daily attractions include Swedish folk characters, traditional Swedish holiday decorations, holiday music, craft activities, and Christmas gifts for sale. All our shops, museums, and restaurants will be open to satisfy your holiday needs.

Guests will also enjoy the Julbock, the Christmas Goat. This trickster from Scandinavian nations entertains young and old with its antics. You will never know when and where he will appear so keep your eye out for him.

For more information about other Julmarknad activities, please call 309-927-3899 or visit Julmarknad events are sponsored, in part, by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency, a state agency, the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation, and American Rescue Plan Funds, provided by Henry County.