Christmas Markets at the Old Town Square
Old Town Square (Staroměstské náměstí),
Praha 1 - Staré Město, 110 00
Provided by: Taiko, a. s. - Trhy Praha
- 2. 12. 2017 – 6. 1. 2018
The CNN news server ranked the Christmas markets at Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square together as among the top 10 in the world. Furthermore, Prague was listed as the number one place for a Christmas vacation by news magazine U.S. News & World Report.
The Christmas Markets at the Old Town Square are going to open on December 2 at 4.30 p.m.
Lighting of the Christmas tree – daily 4.30, 5.30, 6.30, 7.30, 8.30, 9.30 p.m.
In contrast to some bigger markets across the Europe, the Prague Christmas Market is sort of familiar, which makes the whole experience more intensive.
The variety of food and beverages sold at the market is very generous. Visitors may look forward to traditional Czech food as barbecued pork, blood sausages, Czech muffins, conkers, beer, mull, mead and other typical gastronomical specialties from Old Czech cuisine.
It’s mostly the wood-carved toys, glass-work ware, blacksmith´s ware or confectionery which is sold at the Market. You can buy also every sort of Christmas goods like decorations, chains etc.
The Christmas Market has its own continuous program composed in the Christmas style. The main purpose is to make people feel the Christmas is coming. The Christmas carols will be sung every day by various performers.