2015 Budapest Christmas Market on Vorosmarty Square has Opened

2015 Budapest Christmas Market on Vorosmarty Square has Opened

The 2015 Budapest Christmas Market in the city centre has opened its stalls in mid November 2015, awaiting the thousands of guests the market receives every year.

Budapest Christmas Market Advent on Vorosmarty Square TopBudapestOrg

Budapest Christmas Market Advent on Vorosmarty Square TopBudapestOrg

In fact, the Christmas Market on Vorosmarty Square is only the first Advent Fair in a series, as further markets will open in the course of November (Nov 21, the Christmas Market on Varoshaza Square, Nov 27 the Christmas Market by the St Stephen’s Basilica).

Opening Hours of Christmas Market on Vorosmarty Square 2015

Nov 13 – 15: 10 am – 11 pm
Nov 16 – 19: 10 am – 10 pm
Nov 20 – 22: 10 am – 11 pm
Nov 23 – 26: 10 am – 10 pm
Nov 27 – 29: 10 am – 11 pm
Nov 30 – Dec 3: 10 am – 10 pm
Dec 4 – 6: 10 am – 11 pm
Dec 7 – 10: 10 am – 10 pm
Dec 11 – 13: 10 am – 11 pm
Dec 14 – 17: 10 am – 10 pm
Dec 18 – 20: 10 am – 11 pm
Dec 21 – 23: 10 am – 10 pm
Dec 24: 10 am – 3 pm
Dec 25 -26: 10 am – 6 pm
Dec 27: 10 am – 11 pm
Dec 28 – Dec 30: 10 am – 10 pm (only Gastro Stalls open from Dec 29 onwards)
Dec 31: 10 am – 6 pm (only Gastro Stalls open from Dec 29 onwards)
Jan 1: 2pm – 10 pm (only Gastro Stalls open from Dec 29 onwards)
Jan 2 – 3: 10 am – 11 pm (only Gastro Stalls open from Dec 29 onwards)
Jan 4 – 6: 10 am – 10 pm (only Gastro Stalls open from Dec 29 onwards)

The Christmas Market, as usual, will feature over a hundred carefully selected crafts stalls representing the traditional and modern artisan crafts of Hungarian artists. Also, you can taste winter street foods, like Roasted Chestnuts, Langos Flatbread, Pork Knuckles, sweet and enticing Chimney Cakes, as well as traditional winter meals like stuffed cabbage, hearty goulash soup, which will keep you warm on the chillier autumn and winter days of the Christmas Market period, from November 13, 2015 to January 6, 2016.

Concerts at the Christmas Market

Concerts, shows will also be featured on the Budapest Christmas Market Stage near Cafe Gerbeaud. The music genres range from jazz, crossover, blues and soul to Hungarian folk music. The concerts of the Advent Fair are scheduled as follows:
Monday – Friday: 5 pm – 8 pm
Saturday – Sunday: 4 pm – 8pm

Children’s activities and entertainment at the Christmas Market will be at weekends. Puppet theatre, Dance and Music Shows for Kids are accompanied with handcrafts workshops (basket weaving, beadwork, felt making & decoration, gingerbread making, etc.) in the Hut called Hutte set up on the market square from Dec 4, 2015.
Sat – Sun: 11 am – 4 pm.

The city’s tourism program is the Budapest Winter Invitation with various cultural events and tours, as well as discounts for certain attractions in Budapest with the Budapest Cards.

Budapest Christmas Market Opening 2015 BFTK

Budapest Christmas Market Opening 2015 BFTK

Programs during the first weekend in 2015

November 13 Friday
17:00 Benkő Zsolt
18:00 Jónás Vera
19:00 Marhy Barna
20:00 What’s up Pussycat?

November 14 Saturday
11:00 Bartha Tóni Puppet Show: Paprika Jancsi
12:30 Seedling
15:00 Tarján Veronika – Mogyoró Kornél: Frog King
16:00 Bogoz Band
17:00 Szombati-Stelli Gitár Duo
18:00 Innergarden
19:00 Dynamite Dudes
20:00 Havay Viki and the Horsa Banda Band

November 15 Sunday
11:00 Réparetekmogyoró Duo
12:30 MASZK Puppet Show
15:00 Fantáziamalom Family Theatre
16:00 Eszetrlánc Band
17:00 Folka Móka
18:00 PillanatmŰhely
19:00 Dobroda Band

 
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