Bratislava comes alive under twinkling lights each November with the annual Christmas Market in the Old Town. A traditional opening ceremony and lighting of the Christmas tree are followed by shopping, performances of favourite Christmas stories and carol singing, all available at the market.
Every year, the Main Square courtyard in Bratislava transforms into the beautiful Christmas Market. Over 100 different stalls entice festive patrons, who stand shoulder-to-shoulder day and night enjoying hot foods and handmade gifts.
Warm up in winter at the Christmas Market in Bratislava
Fresh barbequed food, hot chocolate and sweet mulled wine at the Bratislava Christmas Market promise a little indulgence in the winter cold. Enchanting aromas from vendors selling everything from Christmas mead to sweet cakes and waffles create a paradise in Bratislava for anyone with a sweet tooth.
Local artisans at the Christmas Market in Bratislava offer one-of-a-kind gifts to put under the tree, or something special to decorate the home.
Explore the Bratislava Christmas Market
Open from the end of November until just before Christmas each year, the Bratislava Christmas Market in the Old Town Hall courtyard is the perfect holiday destination for afternoon adventures and evenings out.