Christmas market 2022

One of the most popular happenings in Krakow is the annual Christmas market at the main square (Rynek Glowny). This event normally opens in the end of November and remains open until December 26th. If you come to Krakow during this period, it is impossible to miss out on the Christmas market at the main square. But, it is also a fact that many people travel to Krakow in this period because of the Christmas market.

The popular Christmas market at the main square in Krakow is a fantastic event. Here you can eat and drink all sorts of local food and drinks. Besides this, you can enjoy programs from a stage at the square. There you can watch folklore performances and listen to local Polish music from the area.

Would you like to buy someone a nice souvenir from Krakow? Or maybe you would like to buy some Christmas presents? You can, of course, do that at the Christmas market in Krakow. Do not forget that the square is fantastic, so you can easily spend a day just enjoying the Christmas market, visit the restaurants at the square, walk through the Sukiennice (clothes hall), and then eat some Polish sausage and taste local vodka.

The dates for the Krakow Christmas market in 2022.

November 25th, 2022 – December 26th, 2022.

If you come after December 26th, there will still be a market at the square, but it is a smaller version of the Christmas market only. In other words, to get the full experience, visit Krakow in the period mentioned above.

The Christmas market in Krakow 2019 – Dates and information

When will the Christmas market at the Main Market Square in Krakow be arranged in 2019? Are you looking for the dates of the market or just information about the market itself? Or do you wonder when the Christmas market at the main square of the city will close? Here you will find all the information you need about this years Christmas market in Krakow!

Thousands of people come to Krakow every single day to discover the annual Christmas market at the Main Market square, also known as the Old Town square. When will it be arranged in 2019? Here you find the Christmas market dates for 2019!

Christmas market in Krakow in 2019

But, before I give you the dates, do not be tricked by the picture above. This is not from the Christmas market, because during the time of the Christmas market, it is very cold in Krakow. Do not forget to bring gloves, hats, warm clothes, and everything you need to feel well in temperatures going down to -10 Celsius (at the worst).

Krakow Christmas market dates 2019

The Christmas market at the Main market square will open on November 29th, and it will remain open until December 26th. It is a common tradition to keep the market open until December 26th, but it is important to remember that it will be closed large parts of the day on December 24th. Besides that, it will be open every day. Most of the shops at the market will open around 10.00 and remain open until early evening.

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How to get to the Christmas market in Krakow in 2019?

It is very easy. The main market square is in the heart of Krakow, meaning that all roads in the center of Krakow lead to this square. This is also where you can find the clothes hall, Sukiennice, and it is surrounded by restaurants, cafes, churches, and beautiful buildings. Many guided tours also use this as the starting point, before they walk along the royal way towards the Wavel castle area.

Prepare your other tours and programs already!

There are thousands of people coming to Krakow every day before Christmas to check out the Christmas market at the main square. But, they normally come for several days and thus, they look for other programs on the remaining days. Even though it is cold, many people like to visit Auschwitz and the Salt Mines, the two most popular programs among tourists coming to Krakow. If you want to join such a trip, make sure to book it as early as possible, because it can easily get packed during the days before Christmas.

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Christmas market in Krakow in 2018 (dates and info)

Finally, the dates are here. We have been waiting for a long time for the official dates for the Christmas market in Krakow to arrive, but now they are here and you can start planning!

The grand opening of the Christmas market in Krakow will be on November 30th. That is a Friday, and it is one week later than many people thought, but it is still earlier than the opening of the Christmas markets in Prague.

Christmas in Krakow - Source: Fotolia
Christmas in Krakow – Source: Fotolia

The Christmas market will be open every day until December 26th, which is the last day of the Christmas market in 2018. It will open around 10.00 every morning, and be open for as long as there are crowds at the Main Market square in Krakow in the evenings. On December 24th, the Christmas market will close earlier so that the sellers can get home to their own families and celebrate Christmas in their homes.

If you want to enjoy other programs in Krakow, make sure to reserve your programs early, because it can get crowded in both restaurants and at other programs in the popular December month.

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