Join the merchants of Coppes Commons, local makers, and volunteers for this annual Christmas event held on the campus of our historic attraction and shopping center at 401 E. Market St. in Nappanee, IN.
The weekend’s festivities include special offers at shops, a handmade and vintage market and a live nativity walk. Parking and admission to all activities are free! Scroll down for information on specific sales and offers in shops, and make plans to attend this family-friendly holiday tradition! Be sure to check out our Facebook Event as well, for even more up-to-the-minute details.
The Bethlehem Experience
Friday, December 6 | 5:00 – 8:30 pm
The Bethlehem Experience is an interactive nativity walk that meanders through the indoor and outdoor spaces of Coppes Commons. Chat with villagers, soldiers, a king, and others in the ancient city as you make your way to the stable under the stars. Tours begin every half hour and are handicap accessible. Admission is free, but donations are accepted.
Shuttle Parking Friday
We have arranged for a shuttle service to transport guests from the Challenger Door property (on E Lincoln Street) to Coppes Commons on Friday night beginning at 5 pm. There will also be parking available on our property around the building, across Lincoln street in the Coppes Napanee lot and at the Methodist Church just west of us. Buggies can park at the hitching rack in our lot and at Rite Choice Grocery near the shuttle stop. Members of the Living Gospel Youth Group will be on hand to direct and assist.
It’s a Wonderful Market
Friday, December 6, 5 – 9 pm | Saturday, December 7, 10 am – 4 pm
Over 50 local artisans and antique dealers will come together to sell their wares in the beautiful 2nd-floor spaces of the Coppes Commons Event Center for It’s a Wonderful Market. Shoppers will find fine art, home decor, food gifts, baby items, live plants, antiques, Christmas ornaments, jewelry and much more. All is handmade or vintage – no direct sales or mass-produced products. Visitors will enjoy a free hot cocoa bar, prize drawings and Free Admission!
For more information, visit the Facebook Event for It’s a Wonderful Market.