German Christmas markets date back to the 1400's. Did you know that many of our beloved Christmas traditions evolved from these markets?
We uncover the stories and magnificence of these traditions, igniting the Holiday spirit in all of us!
Presenter Judy Casturo has spent years touring many of these markets in Germany. Now Judy wants to share her passion, and knowledge so you too can have a greater appreciation for holiday traditions and our Holiday Market in Downtown!
Tour Host: DOORS OPEN Pittsburgh volunteer, Judy Casturo, a retired German teacher and European Guide. Judy will share both her love of Pittsburgh and the German culture. The Holiday Market event presenter, Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, will also join in to share more about the Pittsburgh version of the market.
The DOP Stories series, November 2020 - February 2021, is supported in part by: UPMC, Dollar Bank and The Benter Foundation