Christmas Markets in Prague

Prague Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets 'Vánoční trhy' in Prague run between late November and January, where Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square is transformed into a winter wonderland. Here you'll find the main Christmas markets that Prague have to offer. Smaller markets can also be found in Havelska Trziste, Namesti Republiky. Immerse yourself in the Czech Republic festive traditions with one of the many breaks on offer.

During the festivities, Prague becomes a sea of lights with stalls draped in decorations offering numerous Czech delicacies and gifts. You will find an array of gift ideas such as wooden toys, hand-made jewellery, traditional puppets, Christmas tree ornaments, candles, Bohemian Crystal and more. As well as looking for gifts, you can observe how Czech traditional food is made, be sure to try a selection of hot drinks to warm you on your outdoor Christmas shopping spree. Honey wines, mulled wine, grog, and hot chocolates for the little ones.

In the center of the Old Town traditionally stands an impressive Christmas tree, so plan your visit well and you will be able to witness their hourly tree lighting ceremonies that start in the late afternoon. Music will also be played to compliment the burst of lights and beautifully designed baubles. As music is at the heart of Prague, local schools and choirs will dress in traditional clothing to perform and entertain visitors of the Christmas Markets. It's never to early to book your Christmas market break.