Budapest Christmas Fair 2012, (from the 16th of November to the 30th of December 2012) is one of the most popular Christmas fairs in Europe. If you want to buy something unique and original for your loved ones, Vörösmarty Square is the perfect market for you. Ideally located in the Vörösmarty Square, this market is a fundamental part of Vaci utca, downtown Budapest.
To entertain the market visitors, there will be live folk, jazz, world music concerts and dance performances every day from 17.00 to 20.00. Also, there will be puppet shows that will take place on weekends during the morning.
122 stalls offer high quality products (selected and approved by a special jury of folk art experts).
Gastronomy: Besides the usual Budapest culinary delights (kürtös kalács, pizza and bread baked in clay oven) you can taste traditional Hungarian Christmas dishes: fish, roast goose leg, foie gras, and stuffed cabbage as well as sausages and grilled meat.
You’ll have the chance to see spectacular Christmas light shows on Café Gerbeaud façade from the 30th of November to the 23rd of December at 17.00, 18.00, 19.00 and 20.00.
The Budapest Christmas Fair is the best place to buy unique Christmas gifts: All products are handmade and selected by a group of a professional jury that ensures their quality.
So if you visit the Budapest Christmas Fair 2012 you’ll have the chance to see many cultural programs, including folk music performances that will be perform, while you are shopping.
As in previous years, there will be a live nativity scene in the square with a cot and animals. You can also take part in a Christmas tree decorating contest.
Moreover, from the 15m high of the Christmas tree, the flame of peace, brought by scouts from the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, greets visitors to this festive market. During the Advent season, a new candle is lit every weekend until Christmas to celebrate the arrival of this special holiday.
Santa Claus will greet children during the following three days:
4th of December from 11.00 to 13.00 and from 15.00 to 18.00.
5th of December from 16.00 to 19.00.
On the 6th of December, the Finnish Santa will greet children from 14:00 to 16:00.
The Budapest Christmas Fair at Vörösmarty Square is one of the favorite events among tourists during winter. Even if you have no intention of buying anything, it is a wonderful experience to stroll among the stalls, enjoy a glass of mulled wine and see some of the cultural programs at the outdoor stage.
There is always a nice party atmosphere, where you’ll find unique design products, as well as a great cultural program. It is the ideal place to go with family and children.
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 12.00 – 20.00, weekends: 10.00 – 20.00.
If you want more information about the event, click on the following link: http://www.budapest-tourist-guide.com/budapest-christmas-fair.html
Book apartments in Budapest and enjoy one of the best Christmas fairs in Europe. Don’t forget to get some gifts for your loved ones.