Christmas markets in Prague are very famous and charming. You can visit markets every day from Nov 26, 2022 to Jan 6, 2023.
What to Buy, What to Eat & Drink at the Prague Christmas Market?
Markets offer variety of ceramics, jewellery, toys, ornaments for Christmas tree and much more. What you shouldn’t miss is trying local foods and drinks. Very popular among Czechs is for example klobása (sausage), langoš (flatbread with garlic, cheese and ketchup) or bramborák (potato pancake), if you prefer sweet treats you can try palačinky (pancakes) or trdelník. When it comes to drinks you can try some of czech beers like Pilsner Urquell, Budvar or Staropramen. Hot drinks that you can buy are Svařák (Mulled wine), Medovina (Honey wine) or Horká čokoláda (Hot chocolate).
Old Town Christmas Market – Prague
November 26, 2022 – January 6, 2023
The Prague Old TOwn Christmas Markets are open daily from 26th November 2022 to 6th January 2023, including on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Openning Hours For Christmas Markets
Opening hours are 10:00-22:00.
Enterance Fee For Christmas Market Old Town
Entry is free.
It’s the main Christmas markets are held at the Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square, in the heart of the city. The two squares are 5 minutes walk from each other.
Some Other Markets Around
Smaller markets are held on Kampa Island, at Republic Square (Náměstí Republiky), and at Havel’s Market.
There is also a sizeable Christmas market held at Prague Castle, on the square in front of St. George’s Basilica. Opening hours are 09:00-18:00/19:00.
For visitors arriving before the main markets open, just outside the city centre there is a nice local Christmas market at Peace Square (Náměstí Míru), and you can see beautiful church here as well!. This market by the Church runs from 20th November to 24th December 2022.