Vajdahunyad Castle Christmas Market 2012

Vajdahunyad Castle Christmas Market 2012

Vajdahunyad Castle, the picturesque castle in the City Park, is organizing the Castle Christmas market from Dec 1 to December 23 in 2012. Christmas handcrafts, Christmas concerts and shows, mulled wines, traditional Hungarian street foods will all be on offer at the Christmas market

Vajdahunyad Castle Budapest in winter

Vajdahunyad Castle Budapest – Leon de Nemea Photography

Christmas Market Opening Hours 2012

Opening Hours of the Christmas Market in December 2012

  • Monday: from 12 pm (noon) to 8 pm
  • Tuesday: from 12 pm (noon) to 8 pm
  • Wednesday: from 12 pm (noon) to 8 pm
  • Thursday: from 12 pm (noon) to 8 pm
  • Friday: from 12 pm (noon) to 8 pm
  • Saturday: from 10 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday: from 10 am to 8 pm

Programs: 2012 Vajdahunyad Castle Christmas Festival

 

Detailed Programs of the 2012 Christmas Market:

December 01 Saturday, 2012 Vajdahunyad Castle
15:30 – 6 pm: Book shows in Hungarian on Vajdahunyad Stage
6 pm Concert: Zurgó Band

Dec 02 Sunday, 2012 Vajdahunyad Castle
11:00 Advent concert in the chapel Jáki
11:00 Ginger-puppet tale of the Gingerbread House Palace
15:00 Opening Ceremony
Ceremonial speech by dr. Mayor Francis Papcsák with:
St. Stephen’s High School of Art and Music fanfare
FourTunes ensemble
Concert: Gingerbread Castle 16:00 – Song Bird Band: Winter Hide and seek
17:00 Lighting the Advent Candles
17:30 Concert: Edes Male Trio Concert
19:00 Concert: Besh o droM world music

Dec 06 Thursday, 2012 Vajdahunyad Castle
10:30 Ginger-puppet tale of the Gingerbread House Palace
Santa Claus arrives at 12:00
Zoltan Papp performs 3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
15:30 to 16:00 Literary show in Hungarian (selected works by Varga Domokos)
Santa Claus arrives at 16:00

Dec 07 Friday, 2012 Vajdahunyad Castle

3:00 pm to 4 pm Hungarian Book Show
3 pm  Ginger-puppet tale of the Gingerbread House Palace
16:00 Guest Youlupukki the Finnish Santa Claus, who
Santa’s House will give children and adults.
17:00 Youlupukki gives prizes to the winners of the “Száncsengõ” Drawing Competition
The awards were sponsored by the Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden and the Magic Pencil Journal
19:00 Concert: Mystery Gang concert

Dec 08 Saturday, 2012 Vajdahunyad Castle
11:00 Ginger-puppet tale of the Gingerbread House Palace
3pm to 3:30 pm Hungarian Book Show
16:00 Hungarian Folk Dance Show: Moldovan music and dance
17:30 Hungarian Folk Dance Show: Esztergom Dance
19:00 Concert: Tamas Szabo & Mojo

Dec 09 Sunday, 2012 Vajdahunyad Castle
11:00 Advent in the Jaki Chapel – Renczés Balazs concert cellist
11:00 Ginger-puppet tale of the Gingerbread House Palace
15:00 Budajenő Szekely Play Society: God give you good evening!
16:00 Concert by Húrlekvár band
17:00 Lighting the Advent candles
17:30 Sun Moon Songs Band (HolddalaNap) – Up songs gardens
19:00 Concert: Húrlekvár band

December 13 Thursday, 2012 Vajdahunyad Castle
10:30 Ginger-puppet tale of the Gingerbread House Palace
3:00 p.m. to 4 pm Hungarian book show of Young Writers
Zoltan Papp performs 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

December 14 Friday, 2012 Vajdahunyad Castle

Home made jams at Vajdahunyad Christmas Fair

Home made jams at Vajdahunyad Christmas – Veronika Lajtavary Photo

10:30 Ginger-puppet tale of the Gingerbread House Palace
16:00 to 5:00 p.m. Hungarian Book show
17:30 Concert: Bokros band’s album release concert
19:00 Concert: Mississippi Big Beat

December 15 Saturday, 2012 Vajdahunyad Castle
11:00 Ginger-puppet tale of the Gingerbread House Palace
12:00 to 20:00 daily Shepherd Luca Meeting
15:00 Podium Literary Association – Hungarian Book show
17:00 Concert by Magonc
18:30 Concert: English pipers and Tekerõsök Christmas concert

December 16 Sunday, 2012 Vajdahunyad Castle
11:00 Advent in the Jaki Chapel – the PRESTO Chamber Orchestra Concert
11:00 Ginger-puppet tale of the Gingerbread House Palace
16:00 Concert: Gryllus Vilmos: Christmas angels
17:00 Lighting the Advent Candles
18:00 Concert by Mentes Maskent Trio
18:30 Concert by Tamas Érdi concert pianist ( in the assembly hall of the Vajdahunyad Castle)
19:00 TukemO Katesz Balogh Roma dance and Dance Group

December 20 Thursday, 2012 Vajdahunyad Castle
10:30 Ginger-puppet tale of the Gingerbread House Palace
15:30 to 17:30 Hungarian book show and literary events
17:30 to 18:00 Zoltan Papp evening

December 21 Friday, 2012 Vajdahunyad Castle
10:30 Ginger-puppet tale of the Gingerbread House Palace
14:30 to 15:00 The Young Writers program and the Thomas Jozsa Guitar School Jubilee Concert
15:00 Plectrum Quartet: Classical music concert guitar, Bach, Mozart, Vivaldi, and Monti Korsakov’s works
15:30 Tamas Jozsa Guitar School Christmas Concert
15:30 Tamas Jozsa Guitar School Christmas Concert
19:00 Jozsa Thomas Blues Band

December 22 Saturday, 2012 Vajdahunyad Castle
11:00 Ginger-puppet tale of the Gingerbread House Palace
16:00 Trotuş concert
17:30 Sic Transit Concert
18:30 Trotuş dance

December 23 Sunday, 2012 Vajdahunyad Castle
11:00 Advent in the Jaki Chapel – Petra Varga concert organist
11:00 Ginger-puppet tale of the Gingerbread House Palace
17:00 Lighting the Advent Candles
17:30 Advent Library Concert
19:00 Concert Vera Tóth and Gábor Sharp Trio

There are lots of things to do with kids in Budapest Vajdahunyad Castle at the Christmas Fair (shows the list of events, ranging from puppet shows to kids concerts):

 

Vajdahunyad Castle Christmas

Vajdahunyad Castle Christmas Program 2012

 

 
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