Italy Christmas Market Opening Dates 2023: Officially Confirmed!

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When do Christmas markets open in Italy this year?

If you’re trying to research the answer to this question, you may have run into some trouble… that’s because the opening dates for Christmas markets in Italy vary by town, city & region.

That’s why we created this page for you, so you can peep the opening dates for Italy’s Christmas Markets quickly and at a glance.

We hope you find it helpful!

This list is by no means exhaustive, and includes mainly bigger Christmas markets that we could find official websites and dates for. Let us know in the comments if you have any more we should add.

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 2023!

Italy Christmas Market Opening Dates 2023

As of June 2023, only some dates for Italy’s 2023 Christmas markets have been officially announced or confirmed.

Below, you’ll find a table summarizing the dates that we know of so far.

NOTE: For Christmas markets in the northern parts of Italy where German is widely spoken, we’ve provided the location names in both Italian and German, as both appear in promotional materials depending on which language you’re browsing in. In the case of cities with famous English names, we have included those with the Italian names in brackets.

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LocationChristmas Market Name2023 DatesOfficial WebsiteHotel Deals
AlaNatale nei Palazzi Barocchi (Christmas at the Baroque Palaces)More Info
AostaMarché Vert NoëlMore Info
ArezzoMore Info
ArcoMercatini di Natale ArcoNov 17 - Jan 8More Info
AssisiNatale ad Assisi (Christmas in Assisi)More Info
BergamoNatale a Bergamo
BolognaFiera di Santa Lucia di BolognaMore Info
Bolzano / BozenMercatino di Natale Bolzano (Christkindlmarkt Bozen, Bolzano Christmas Market)Nov 24 - Jan 6, 2024More Info
Bressanone / BrixenMercatino di Natale Bressanone (Brixner Weihnachtsmarkt, Brixen Christmas Market)
Nov 24 - Jan 6, 2024More Info
Brunico / BruneckMercatino di Natale di Brunico (Brunecker Weihnachtsmarkt, Bruneck Christmas Market)
Nov 24 - Jan 6, 2024More Info
Castelrotto / KastelruthMercatino di Natale di Castelrotto
Dec 3 - 26More Info
Chiusa / KlausenNatale Medievale a Chiusa (Mittelalterliche Weihnacht in Klausen, Medieval Christmas in Chiusa)
Dec 1 - 23More Info
ComoMercatino di Natale della Città dei Balocchi
More Info
Dobbiaco / ToblachMercatino di Natale di Dobbiaco (Toblacher Weihnachtsmarkt, Dobbiaco Christmas Market)
More Info
FerraraNatale a FerraraMore Info
Florence (Firenze)Mercato di Natale Firenze (Florence Christmas Market)More Info
GenoaMercatino di San NicolaMore Info
Glorenza / GurnsMercatino di Natale di GlorenzaMore Info
GovoneIl Mercatino del Magico Paese di Natale GovoneNov 18 - 19
Nov 25 - 26
Dec 2 - 3
Dec 8 - 10
Dec 16 - 17
More Info
Lago di Braies / Pragser WildseeNatale in montagna al Lago di Braies (Bergweihnacht am Pragser Wildsee, Christmas in the Mountains at Lago di Braies)
CancelledMore Info
Lago di Carezza / Karersee
Mercatino di Natale del Lago di Carezza (Weihnachtsmarkt am Karer See, Lago di Carezza Christmas Market)Nov 25 - 26
Dec 2 - 3
Dec 8 - 10
Dec 16 - 17
More Info
LanaPolvere di Stelle a Lana (Weihnachtsmarkt Sterntaler)
Dec 1 - 3
Dec 5 (Gastronomy only)
Dec 8 - 10
Dec 15 - 17
Dec 22 - 24
Dec 31 (Gastronomy only)
More Info
Merano / MeranMercatino di Natale Merano (Meraner Christkindlmarkt, Merano Christmas Market)Nov 24 - Jan 6, 2024More Info
MestreMercatini di Natale Mestre (Mestre Christmas Market)More Info
Milan (Milano)Mercatino di Natale al Duomo di Milano (Milan Cathedral Christmas Market)More Info
MontepulcianoMercatino Natalizio Montepulciano (Montepulciano Christmas Market)More Info
Naples (Napoli)Mercatini di Natale Napoli (Naples Christmas Market)More Info
Ortisei / UrtijëiPaese di Natale Ortisei / Nadel UrtijëiDec 1 - Jan 7, 2024More Info
PerugiaNatale alla RoccaMore Info
PompeiPompei Christmas MarketMore Info
Rasun-Anterselva / Rasen-AntholzMercatino di Natale: Valle Anterselva (Weihnachtsmarkt Antholzertal)
More Info
RomePiazza Navona Christmas MarketMore Info
RomeChristmas Village a Piazza MazziniMore Info
San Candido / InnichenNatale nelle Dolomiti a San Candido (Weihnachtsmarkt Innichen, San Candido Christmas Market)
Nov 24 - 26
Dec 1 - 3
Dec 8 - 10
Dec 15 - Jan 6
(Closed on Christmas Day Dec 25)
More Info
Santa Cristina Valgardena / Santa Cristina GherdëinaIl Mercatino di Natale per Famiglie a S Cristina / Dec 10 - 17More Info
Sant’Agata FeltriaPaese del Natale Sant’Agata Feltria (Sant’Agata Feltria Christmas Village)Dec 3 - 17More Info
Selva di Val Gardena / SëlvaMountain Christmas a Selva Val GardenaDec 7 - Jan 6, 2024More Info
SorrentoSorrento Enchanted Christmas GardenMore Info
TrentoMercatino di Natale di Trento (Trento Christmas Market)More Info
TriesteMercatino di Natale di TriesteMore Info
Venice (Venezia)Christmas markets along the Gran Viale and Piazzetta LepantoMore Info
Venice (Venezia)Campo San Maurizio Antiques MarketMore Info
VeronaMercatini di Natale a VeronaMore Info
Vipiteno / SterzingMercatino di Natale Vipiteno (Weihnachtsmarkt Sterzing, Sterzing Christmas Market)Nov 23 - Jan 6, 2024More Info

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12 thoughts on “Italy Christmas Market Opening Dates 2023: Officially Confirmed!”

    • Hi Hala, we have not yet been able to find any official dates for those events. We assume organizers are waiting until closer to the festive period to make a final decision, dependent on how cases/numbers develop. We will be sure to update this post when we hear more!


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