Kristkindlemarket opens in Daley Plaza

November 23, 2011 3:56:13 PM PST
The Kristkindlemarket opened Wednesday in Chicago's Daley Plaza.

The open-air Christmas market and festival is based on a German tradition.

Shops have many hand-made gifts as well as food and beverages.

It began here in Chicago in 1996.

It will run until Dec. 24.