Advent & Christmas Fair, Vörösmarty Square, 9 November – 1 January

  • 1 Nov 2018 8:41 AM
Advent & Christmas Fair, Vörösmarty Square, 9 November – 1 January
The Budapest Advent and Christmas Fair on Vörösmarty Square – ranked as one of the top 10 most beautiful markets in Europe.

This year, new programs have been added to ensure continued success for the event, including an array of thematically exhibited culinary and gastronomical foods through gastro-themed weeks and open kitchens, awaiting you.

Culinary demonstrations and tastings will be held here, in the heart of Budapest, where you can get to know Hungary’s food and wine regions – all in one place!

The Budapest Advent and Christmas Fair will feature more than 100 artisans and their beautiful crafts at Vörösmarty square.

To participate in such a large-scale event, artisans are carefully handpicked and must adhere to the strict rules and regulations of the fair by exhibiting handmade items of the highest quality. More than half of the vendors are members of the Hungarian Artisan Association.

Close to 20 professions can be found at the fair, including guests from here at home and bordering countries, a clear expression of the diversity and high quality of the artisans present at the event.

The fair season: 9 November 2018 – 1 January 2019
Handicraft fair: 9 November – 29 December 2018
Eateries: 9 November 2018 – 1 January 2019

Opening hours for craftspeople 
Sunday through Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

On 24 December: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
On 25 and 26 December: noon – 6:00 p.m.
on 29 December: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Opening hours for eateries: 
Sunday through Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

On 24 December: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
On 25 and 26 December: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
On 31 December: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 a.m.

Stage programmes: 
9 November 2018 – 2 December 2018

on Fridays 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
on Saturdays 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m /for children programs/ 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
on Sundays 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m /for children programs/ 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.

3 December 2018 – 28 December 2018 
on weekdays 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.
on Fridays 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
on Saturdays 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m /for children programs/ 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
on Sundays 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m /for children programs/ 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.

Advent on Sundays 4:00 p.m.
6 December 2018: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m is the arrival of the Finnish Santa Claus, Joulopukki.
24-26 December 2018 there is no stage production.

Playhouse 
(folk art, e.g. making straw figures, door decorations, Advent wreaths, ginger bread, etc.) – a free program. 

9 November 2018 – 3 December 2018 
Wednesday through Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

3 December 2018 – 23 December 2018 
Every day: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

More: Budapest Info

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