This December 23rd and 24th, Cultural Keys will hold the first ever CK Treasure Trove Last Minute Christmas Market, proudly sponsored by YooLee Plaza and Alce Nero. What tasty treats can you expect to find at this super-sized Christmas market? What perfect presents will be available for you to purchase for yourself and your loved ones? What activities will be on offer for attendees young and old?
Read on and find out exactly why this is the Christmas market you should be attending this year!
What can you eat & drink at the CK Treasure Trove Market?
For many people (us included!) Christmas is defined by how much delicious food and drink you can enjoy. That’s why when we planned the CK Treasure Trove Christmas Market, getting the best food vendors we could find was always a priority.
Our food and beverage offerings will include:
Pawaaz Spice Route Concepts (Indian preserves, chutneys and snacks)
Renschi – Home-made South African Cuisine (also with cupcakes this
Habesha Coffee (Ethiopian coffee and traditional coffee cups)
Bubba’s Pantry (relishes & preserves)
Planet Choco (handmade chocolates inspired by China)
Hutong’er Pies (both meaty and vegetarian!)
Yeyo Coconut Yoghurts (vegan-friendly)
Halo Hummus (vegan-friendly)
Jiuqian (mulled wine to die for!)
If all that deliciousness doesn’t put you into a festive mood, nothing will!
What can you buy at the CK Treasure Trove Christmas Market?
Still haven’t even started your Christmas shopping? Just realised you left someone special off your to-buy-for list? Don’t panic! We have so many fantastic merchants joining our market, you’ll be spoiled for choice!
Our market vendors include:
Phoenix Design (ceramics)
Liuba Draws (art inspired by Beijing)
Q-Space Silk-screening (silk-screen printed t-shirts and bags)
Nani’s Creations (handmade, African-inspired jewelry and bags)
CK Culture Boutique (Chinese cultural gifts)
Flower Sweet Set Bags (hand-crafted vintage-style bags and accessories)
Velveteen’s Secret Potions (beauty products and essential oils)
Minn Cashmere (beautiful cashmere scarfs)
Sharbath (exquisite soaps and personal care inspired by Turkey)
Bulk House (products to help you waste less, such as bags and straws)
Beijing Postcards (iconic postcards and printed housewares with pictures of old Beijing )
Whotoly (block printed household items and accessories)
Meow Painted (cat-inspired bags and accessories)
Chill (hand-painted Christmas decorations)
idMASK (anti-pollution masks)
And a whole lot more (a total of 35+ in fact!) vendors selling jewelry, ceramics and clothing. We don’t call this event ‘Treasure Trove’ for nothing….
What can you do at the CK Treasure Trove Christmas Market?
Attending our market, you’ve filled your bellies and your bags. But what else is there to do? Well, luckily for you, we have several activities to keep the kids (both big and small!) busy for a while!
Our activity providers will include:
Liuba Draws (make your own block-printed wrapping paper!)
Q-Space Silk-screening (kids can make t-shirts made using the
Uly Face Painting (get all made up, no matter where you’re heading to next)
Planet Choco (not only will the Planet Choco people be selling their sweet treats, but they’ll also show you how to make your own!)
And besides all that, we’ll also be having performances by a local children’s singing group, and rumor has it even Santa will be dropping by…
With lots of festive food, drink, gifts and kid’s activities provided by over 35 vendors, you’ll find everything you need to get into the Christmas spirit – and buy some last-minute gifts! Many vendors will have special festive products and holiday deals!
Time: December 23rd and 24th – 12pm to 7pm
Location: YooLee (Yongli) Plaza (opposite North gate of Workers Stadium)
Price: Free for attendees
Contact: [email protected] or WeChat @AJDonnelly
The CK Treasure Trove Last Minute Christmas Market is being held in support of the Little Adoption Shop, one of Beijing’s most highly recognised dog rescue and adoption organizations.
To find out more information about this awesome NGO, and to see how you can help the work that they do, visit their website at www.littleadoptionshop.com.
The CK Treasure Trove Last Minute Christmas Market is proudly sponsored by
Alce Nero offers a selected range of Italy’s main organic foodstuffs including pasta, olive oil and ready made sauces
Over the coming 12 days, we will be introducing different vendors that you can meet at the market. So be sure to keep checking back and learning about the fantastic people you’ll be meeting at this very merry Christmas market!
And as always, if you have any questions or feedback, feel free to let us know. You can email us at [email protected] or follow our Official WeChat Account @culturalkeys. Or see below for everywhere you can find us on social media.
We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you soon!
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