Airports Ready for the Holiday Season

Now that Thanksgiving is over, airports and airlines set their sights on the next phase of the holiday travel season.

And that means the holiday decorations at airports are out in earnest.

The free ice-skating rink at Denver International Airport (DEN) is already up and running.

And, after a two-year break, so is the Christmas and Winter Market at Germany’s Munich Airport.

Courtesy Munich Airport

Located in a giant roofed open-air space between terminals, the market is open through December 26 and is surrounded by decorated Christmas trees.

Inside the market, visitors can enjoy dozens of booths offering handicrafts, clothing, jewelry, toys, and treats to eat.

Courtesy Munich Airport

There’s also a large ice rink open every day from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Skating costs 5 euros per session, but skate rental is free of charge. There are also sessions set aside for curling.

Courtesy Munich Airport

St. Nicholas will arrive on December 6 to hand out small gifts to children and there are magic shows, arts and crafts classes, and live music every day.

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