Xpat Opinion: Christmas Fair At Vörösmarty Square In Budapest

  • 11 Dec 2014 8:02 AM
Xpat Opinion: Christmas Fair At Vörösmarty Square In Budapest
The Christmas Fair on Vörösmarty Square is the oldest and most spectacular in Budapest. In the heart of the city - framed by historical buldings - the wooden stalls, the smell of mulled wine and finest traditional foods are giving the Vörösmarty Square in the advent time a unique and amazing atmosphere. It is said that this Christmas Market is among Europes top ten markets.

Click here to see a photo gallery of the Xmas Fair

Dozens of stalls are welcoming their guests with finest sausages, mulled wine, grilled vegetables, street snacks like Langos, dodolle (potato dumplings) and many more. Besides foods and drinks many other stalls offer high-quality products (selected by folk art experts).

Programms on two stages are completing the whole Event: folk, jazz, world music concerts, dance house performances are entertaining the visitors.Also for the kids it is interesting. On the weekend mornings the muppet show will be on stage to entertain the Families and their kids.

The Christmas Fair is opened from November 28, 2014 – Dec 31, 2014

Nov 28 – Dec 23: 10 am – 10 pm (craft & food stalls)
Dec 24: 10 am – 2 pm (craft & food stalls)
Dec 25, 26: Closed
Dec 27: 2 pm – 11 pm ( food stalls)
Dec 28 – Dec 31: 10 am – 10 pm (food stalls)

Words and photos by Marcus Schirrmacher-Gavallér.
After 8 years of doing photography as a hobby, Marcus decided to do it in a professional way. In his childhood he was already very interested in photography, starting to do his first shots with a very simple camera for kids. He developed his skills step by step. Today he is a photographer for events, people, pets, products and more, click here for further information.

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