Chicago's downtown German Christmas Market, Christkindlmarket, returns to Daley Plaza for its 18th year Nov. 26 and runs through Christmas Eve. Open from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, the fair features handicrafts from Germany and other countries, traditional food and drinks, and a visit from the Christkind, a yuletide fairy in German lore who will make her first appearance at the fair this year.