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Christkindlmarket Boot Mugs Through Time: Which One Is Your Favorite?

By  David Matthews and Tanveer Ali | October 27, 2017 5:42am 

 Get nostalgic with every Christkindlmarket mug going back to 1996. Which one is your favorite? 
Christkindlmarket Boot Mugs Through The Years
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THE LOOP — Christkindlmarket has changed a lot since its 1996 debut: its venue, its vendors.

And of course, its mugs.

Drinking hot spiced wine out of a souvenir mug marks the most wonderful time of year for many Chicagoans at the annual German-themed holiday fair, which drew 1.5 million visitors last year to Daley Plaza. 

Though Christkindlmarket is best known for its boot-shaped mugs, the souvenirs have changed quite a bit since the first festival more than 20 years ago on Michigan Avenue.

The festival will unveil this year's mug on Wednesday. Till then, take a look at the graphic below to see what you need to add to your collection: 

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