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Prague Christmas markets 2023

The annual Christmas markets in Prague are one of the city’s main attractions. It brings hundreds of thousands of people to the streets, and they are extremely popular among tourists. Not only can you do a lot of Christmas shopping and taste interesting meals from the local cuisine, but you can also experience the Christmas markets at night when they are beautifully illuminated and breathe the air of one of the most beautiful European cities.

If you have been to Prague before, you already know that the city is beautiful. If you have been to the Christmas markets in Prague, we are not surprised to discover that you would like to revisit them. This is the place to buy local handicrafts, taste local drinks and food, and listen to and watch local artists perform at the stages in different locations in Prague.

The two most popular Christmas markets in Prague

There are several Christmas markets in Prague, but the most popular Christmas markets are at the following locations.

The Christmas market at the Old Town Square

This is the most famous of them as it is located in the city’s heart. It is beautifully illuminated, and there are lots of stands from where you can buy all sorts of products. It is also located close to many of the most famous attractions in Prague, making it a perfect place to start your day in Prague.

Christmas markets in Prague
The Christmas market at the Old Town square in Prague – By S-F / Shutterstock

As you can see from the image above, this is a beautiful place to visit!

The Christmas market at the Wenceslas square

Located not far from the Old Town square, you will find the Christmas market at Wenceslas square. It is a nice little walk between these markets, but be warned, it can get crowded on the path between the two markets during the busy hours of the Christmas markets. This market is located at a magnificent square, and once again, you will be able to buy all sorts of products made by local artists and eat and drink local specialties.

Wenceslas Square

As you can see from the image above, the Christmas market at Wenceslas square also has a fantastic atmosphere.

When will the Christmas markets be arranged in Prague in 2023?

When are the Christmas markets arranged in Prague this year? Here you can find the dates.

  • December 2nd, 2023 – January 6, 2024

These dates are not 100% official, but based on the pattern used in previous years, these dates are almost 100% sure.

The dates for the Christmas markets in Prague in earlier years.

  • 2022: November 26, 2022 – January 6, 2023
  • 2019: November 30, 2019 – January 6, 2020
  • 2018: December 1, 2018 – January 6, 2019
  • 2017: December 2, 2017 – January 6, 2018
  • 2016: November 26, 2016 – January 6, 2017
  • 2015: November 28, 2015 – January 6, 2016

Are you ready to visit the Christmas markets in Prague? Do you have any further comments or questions? Use the comment field below, and we will do our best to answer, or just enjoy reading your comment!


Dec 02 2023 - Jan 06 2024


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Old Town Square


Old Town Square
Wenceslas square

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Wenceslas square

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