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Budapest Christmas Market 2023

From 17th November2023 to 1st January 2024


Where love takes your hand.


The Advent Basilica, winner of the Best Christmas Market in Europe award of 2019, 2021 and 2023, is without doubt one of the most beautiful Christmas fairs in Europe


Where love takes your hand - with this slogan, the Advent Basilica, Budapest's uniquely beautiful Christmas fair, opens its doors again. From 17th November 2023 to 1st January 2024 in front of St. Stephen's Basilica in one of the most impressive, beautiful and breathtaking squares of the Hungarian capital.


True to the tradition of this year's 13-year-old Advent Basilica, it promises a unique festive atmosphere around 100 domestic craft exhibitors, real gastronomic adventures with a lot of traditional Hungarian dishes, ice-skate ring, heart-warming musical and charity programs with so much more surprises.


The real, authentic Christmas spirit will move again into the heart of Budapest into the St. Stephen square!


Select the "free cancellation" option and pre-book your stay in Budapest at the best price.


Book your flights, your accommodation in Budapest as well as your tours & activities in Budapest and visit one of the Best Christmas Markets in Europe.


Hotels & Apartments

in Budapest



Hotel Clark Budapest ★★★★

Close to popular attractions

Offering spectacular views of Budapest 




MEININGER Budapest ★★★

One of the best-rated locations in Budapest

Family rooms, great location, friendly staff




Kempinski Budapest ★★★★★

Situated in the real heart of Budapest,

Location, city view, spa and wellness centre




Maison Bistro & Hotel ★★★★

400 m from Matthias Church

Great breakfast, perfect location




Moments Budapest ★★★

 3-minute walk from St.Stephen's Basilica

Family rooms, great location, friendly staff




Hotel D8 Budapest ★★★

400 m from Chain Bridge

Location, modern hotel, friendly staff


Tours & Activities

in Budapest

Christmas in Budapest

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Top things to do

in Budapest during the Advent feast at the Basilica

Buy Selected Handcrafted Items

Advent feast at the Basilica
Advent feast at the Basilica

In the fairy-tale huts Square visitors can browse through the remarkable products of almost eighty craftsmen, and will find unique, hand-crafted works of folk and applied art, textile and leather goods, pottery and jewellery along with designer clothes and accessories, or works of photographers and graphic artists. 


Eat and Drink with Ecological Consciousness

Advent feast at the Basilica
Advent feast at the Basilica

You can have a glass of mulled wine with your partner, friends, or colleagues, while tasting the unique culinary selection. Anyone can find nibbles of his or her preference: enthusiasts of the traditional style can taste hand-made chocolate, honey cake or chimney cake, while gourmands may choose from a wide range of unique and surprising versions of street food classics such as hot dogs, sandwiches and burgers. Waste will be collected for recycling, and only special biodegradable cups, plates and cutlery will be used.


Enjoy 3D Artistic Video Mapping

Each day of the Feast we will decor the facade of the Basilica with majestic video mapping worthy of Advent after dawn. Every 30 minutes a visual experience: a new, monumental 3-dimensional video mapping will charm the admirers of the festive Christmas atmosphere. 


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