Vánoční trhy Prague

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The Vánoční trhy Praha fair, also known as the Prague Christmas Market, is an annual event deeply rooted in Czech culture. The name "Vánoční trhy" translates to "Christmas Market," reflecting the festive atmosphere and spirit of the holiday season. Traditionally held in December, the fair takes place at several locations, including the historic Wenceslas Square in Prague..

Wenceslas Square, known as Václavské náměstí in Czech, is among the most famous and historically significant squares in the Czech Republic. Since the Middle Ages, it has been a central hub of public life in Prague and has witnessed many pivotal events in Czech history. The square is distinguished by its impressive architecture, ranging from Neoclassicism to Modern styles, and is home to the Saint Wenceslas monument and the National Museum.

Initiated by Taiko, as., the fair focuses on traditional Czech crafts, local specialties, and festive entertainment. Exhibitors from crafts, gastronomy, and local small industries offer a wide range of products and services, including handmade ceramics, jewelry, wood carvings, Christmas ornaments, and traditional Czech foods like mulled wine, Trdelník (a traditional sweet pastry), goulash, and roasted sausages, as well as a variety of Christmas decorations.

The market features a rich cultural program with music, dance, and performances by local and international artists. The Prague Christmas Market is popular not only among the city's residents but also attracts tourists from around the world.

In addition to Wenceslas Square, the Vánoční trhy Praha is held at other locations such as the Old Town Square, Na Příkopě, and the Republic Square. Each of these markets boasts a unique atmosphere.

A highlight of the market is the annually erected, beautifully decorated Christmas tree, serving as a symbolic centerpiece. Wenceslas Square, as one of the main venues, is easily accessible and offers a picturesque setting that harmoniously blends into the cityscape. The Vánoční trhy Praha is a significant cultural event, offering deep insights into Czech Christmas traditions and attracting visitors from all over the world.

The Vánoční trhy in Prague took place from Saturday, 02. December to Saturday, 06. January 2024.

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Local time:
15:57 h (UTC +01:00)

Fair location:

Wenzelsplatz, 11000 Prague, Prague, Czech Republic


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Fair organizer
Taiko a.s. 
Spodní 7, Lahovice
159 00 Prague, Czech Republic
Tel:  +420 777 404 084
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Past editions:
  • 02 Dec 2023 - 06 Jan 2024
  • 26 Nov 2022 - 06 Jan 2023
  • 28 Nov 2020 - 06 Jan 2021
  • 30 Nov 2019 - 06 Jan 2020
  • 30 Nov. - 02 Dec. 2018
  • 01. - 03. December 2017
  • 02. - 04. December 2016
  • 04. - 06. December 2015
  • 05. - 07. December 2014

Fair location:

Wenzelsplatz, 11000 Prague, Prague, Czech Republic


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Product groups: books, candleholders, candles, candlesticks, car accessories, ceramics, christmas decorations, christmas paper, cosmetics, decorative articles, drinks, flowers, food, gifts, gingerbread, glass, honey, household equipment, jewellery, knitted fabrics, leather goods, music, paintings, perfumes, phyrotechnics, pictures, porcelain, posters, sculptures, spices, sweets, textiles, tobacco products, tools, toys, watches, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the Vánoční trhy taking place?
The Vánoční trhy fair takes place in Prague, at the Wenzelsplatz.

When is the Vánoční trhy taking place?
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How often does the Vánoční trhy take place?
The Vánoční trhy takes place annually.

What kind of fair is the Vánoční trhy?
The Vánoční trhy is an exhibition for Christmas Items, Textiles and Toys.