Prague Christmas Markets
Prague Christmas Markets (Old Town Sq., Wenceslas Sq.) will be held from 26th November 2021 until 6th January 2021.
Advent in Prague is tightly connected with Christmas markets. People promenading among the stalls, decorated Christmas trees glowing in the twilight and scent of mulled wine or mead create a festive Christmas ambience.
On Saturday evening, 26th November 2021, the Christmas tree will be ceremonially lit up. The largest Christmas markets in Prague can be found at Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square. Smaller Christmas markets are held at the Republic Square, on Kampa Island, in front of St. George's Basilica at Prague Castle, in front of Church of St. Ludmila in Vinohrady.
When do Christmas Markets start in Prague? Opening Hours:
- Old Town Square (Staroměstské Náměstí): 26th November 2021 – 6th January 10:00 AM– 10:00 PM
- Wenceslas Square (Václavské námestí): 26th November 2021– 6th January 10:00 AM– 10:00 PM
- Republic Square (Náměstí Republiky): 25th November 2021 - 24th December, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
- Peace Square (Náměstí míru): 20th November 2021 - 24th December, 10:00 AM – 07:00 PM
Christmas Market in front of Church of St. Ludmila in Vinohrady Prague 2
Stalls are open daily from 10AM to 10PM, including Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, 26th December and New Year’s Day. You can visit Prague Christmas Market until 6th January 2021 when it would be closed.
Venders in wooden huts offers a wide selection of traditional Christmas goods and craft items, for example traditional decorated gingerbread, crèches, Christmas decorations and sweets, but also wooden toys, glass, ceramics or jewellery.
Besides shopping gifts, you can enjoy some of traditional Czech food. Try Prague ham roasted on a spit, however it is not very healthy, and wash it down with some Pilsner, it goes well with it. If you do not like meat, try roasted chestnuts. For a dessert taste the old Bohemian cookies - "trdelnik" (sugar coated pastry) or sugar almonds. You can observe right at the stalls, how the sweets are made.
Children can enjoy the stable with animals, for example sheep, donkey and goats or the Christmas workshop, where they can create their own Christmas decorations.
Daily performances of children's choirs, singing Christmas carols in the evening, make the Christmas feel complete.
CNN Travel today has ranked Prague’s Christmas markets in Old Town Sqaure and Wenceslas Squares among the 10 best in the world.
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