Budapest Christmas Market 2022 (Dates, Opening Hours, Hotels)

This is a guide to visiting the Budapest Christmas market, including dates, times and locations. If you’re looking for a place to stay, we cover the best hotels, and how to easily compare prices. We’ve also included tours and activity suggestions if you need some ideas.

When is Budapest Christmas Market?

The Crafts Market of the Budapest Christmas Market is open between Nov 8 and Dec 29, 2019. After that, only the Food stalls will remain open until January 1, 2020.

What are the opening times?

2019 opening hours: To be confirmed

  • Sunday to Thursday: 10 am – 8 pm (handicraft shops), 10 am – 9 pm (food stalls)
  • Friday and Saturday: 10 am – 9 pm (handicraft shops), 10 am – 10 pm (food stalls)
  • Dec 24: 10 am – 2 pm (handicraft shops), 10 am – 3 pm (food stalls)
  • Dec 25, 26: 12 pm – 6 pm (handicraft shops), 10 am – 6 pm (food stalls)
  • Dec 27: 10 am – 8 pm (handicraft shops), 10 am – 9 pm (food stalls)
  • Dec 28 – Dec 29: 10 am – 7 pm (handicraft shops), 10 am – 8 pm (food stalls) (only Food Stalls open from Dec 29 onwards)
  • Dec 30 : 10 am – 10 pm (food stalls only)
  • Dec 31: 10 am – 4 pm (food stalls only)
  • Jan 1: 2 pm – 10 pm (food stalls only)

Where is the Vorosmarty Square Christmas Market in Budapest?

Downtown, the Christmas market is in the best possible location in Budapest, in the heart of the city. The nice square is called Vorosmarty square, i.e. Vörösmarty tér in Hungarian.

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Dominic Sawyer

Dominic has been writing on the web since 2000. He has a BSc (Hons) degree in Biological Sciences from Nottingham University and his research thesis has been published in journals. With a foundation in painstaking research he found his passion for travel and has worked in the sector for 20 years. He has written a book about travel and has extended his expertise to consumer research across the travel and leisure sector.

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