Bulgaria Christmas Market Opening Dates 2022 | Confirmed Dates So Far

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When do Christmas markets open in Bulgaria this year?

While Christmas market tradition isn’t as huge in Bulgaria as central European countries like Germany, Switzerland, France, or Austria – this is beginning to change, with many towns hosting Christmas and New Year bazaars throughout the festive season.

Looking for specifics, along with where to find more information? That’s why we created this page for you, so you can peep the opening dates for Bulgaria’s Christmas and New Year Markets and events quickly and at a glance.

We hope you find it helpful!

This list is by no means exhaustive, and includes only bigger Christmas events in Bulgaria that we could information about. Let us know in the comments if you have any more we should add (we’re sure there’s plenty!)

NOTE: Most Christmas markets don’t announce their confirmed dates until a few months before, so please excuse the sparse list for the time being! We’ll be sure to update this list with more dates as soon as they are released. Let us know in the comments if you know of any we should add for 2022!

Christmas Market Opening Dates in Bulgaria 2022

As of June 2022, official dates have not yet been announced for any of Bulgaria’s more popular Christmas/New Year markets.

We’ll be updating this page as soon as we hear more, but you can see below for a table of the Christmas and New Year Bazaar dates from 2021. While the dates do vary a bit year to year, we find that previous years’ dates are a helpful gauge for guessing when the festivities will take place this year.

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LocationChristmas Market Name2021 DatesMore InfoHotels
BurgasBurgas Christmas Bazaar in the WoodsDec 16 - 19More Info
ChavdarChristmas Village of BulgariaDec 11 - Jan 1, 2022More Info
DobrichDobrich Christmas BazaarDec 6 - Jan 2, 2022More Info
Gorna OryahovitsaGorna Oryahovitsa Christmas BazaarDec 6 - 31More Info
PlevenPleven Christmas BazaarDec 3 - Jan 4, 2022More Info
PlovdivChristmas Bazaar KapanaDec 17 - 26More Info
SilistraSilistra Christmas Book BazaarDec 13 - 17More Info
SofiaGerman Christmas Market in SofiaNov 19 - Dec 21More Info
TryavnaTryavna Christmas BazaarMore Info
Veliko TarnovoVeliko Tarnovo Christmas BazaarNov 26 - Dec 31More Info
YambolYambol Christmas BazaarNov 27 - Jan 2, 2022More Info

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