Come and get some nice winter snacks or hot drinks in Budapest Market Halls in December, where other culinary and cultural events await you to make your stay more memorable. December is one of the peak time visits in Budapest where the Christmas markets attract thousands of locals and tourists.
Come and enjoy the traditional Hungarian groceries, dishes, fresh bakeries, tropical and dried fruits and more culinary delicacies offered by the long lines of buzzing food stalls in the historical market halls of Budapest, like the biggest one, the Great Market Hall near the river Danube. But December weekends also feature some national days where another country presents its cultural attractions, including the special foods, drinks, music and travel destinations.
National Days in Market Hall in December
Check out the special days in December in the biggest Market Hall of Budapest city center, where you can discover different countries’ culture and culinary arts: National Days in December in Great Market Hall
Guided Market Tours in December
December tours are very popular as the city attracts thousands of visitors to the Christmas markets in Budapest. In the guided culinary and historical tours you can enjoy different traditional Hungarian foods & drinks (if you book a tasting ticket), and get to know the history and architecture of the Budapest Market Halls with a professional guide. Available tours in the Great Market Hall:
Essential Market Hall Tour with Tastings in January.
Budget Market Hall Tour with Optional Tastings
Great Market Hall Tour with Lunch
Foods Tour in Downtown Market Hall & Artisan Shops
Open Air Markets in Budapest – Traditional Christmas Markets in Budapest also offer guided tours:
Christmas Market Tour
Do not just explore the famous Market Halls of the city, Budapest offers so much more. We have put together some other December tips for visitors in Budapest.
December Things To Do in Budapest
Looking for tips of what to do in Budapest? Check this Budapest travel guide on the following page: December Things to do in Budapest
December Concerts in Budapest
You can find some of the best Budapest Concerts in December. At the end of November there are many free concerts at the Budapest Christmas Markets, at the St Stephen Basilica (Szt Istvan Bazilika) or on Vorosmarty Squar, both within walking distance (approx. 15-20 minutes) of the Budapest Great Market Hall and the Downtown Market Hall in Hold Street.
December Festivals in Budapest
Budapest festivals in December are versatile, food, music, cultural festivals make the festive month even more of a celebration. See some of the greatest winter festivals in the Hungarian capital here: December Festivals in Budapest