When it comes to Christmas time in the Portuguese capital of Lisbon, visitors and locals alike are spoiled for choice, with a diverse array of Christmas markets and events spread across the city.
Christmas markets may not be as big a deal in Portugal as elsewhere in Europe, but the Lisbon Christmas Market scene is a vibrant one, packed with multiple markets small and large.
From the Christmas market in Lisbon’s iconic Rossio Square, to smaller designer markets that are perfect for gift shopping, there are plenty of unique Christmas markets in Lisbon awaiting those who visit during the festive season.
So whether you’re currently planning your own trip, or simply curious about what Lisbon’s Christmas Markets are like, then we’re here to help.
Read on for an overview of Lisbon’s Christmas Market scene, with official dates, hotel recommendations, and locations.
NOTE: This is a Christmas market we haven’t personally visited yet, so all the information below is taken from official sources for your reference! If you have any personal tips from first-hand experience to add, let us know in the comments so we can improve this guide!
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Lisbon Christmas Market Locations
There are many Christmas markets in Lisbon that take place throughout the festive season. Here are some of the biggest and best known that you should definitely add to your list!
Rossio Christmas Market
The most popular of Lisbon’s Christmas markets is hands down the one that takes place in its central Rossio Square, where you’ll find a spectacular Christmas tree, a handful of wooden chalets selling gifts and Christmas market food, and even a fun Christmas train for kids.
For one of the most exciting Christmas events in Lisbon, be sure to visit Parque Eduardo VII for Wonderland Lisbon (Wonderland Lisboa).
Similar to the famous Winter Wonderland in London’s Hyde Park, this event is more of a winter fun fair than a proper Christmas market, but it’s still well worth checking out, with fun activities like a Ferris Wheel, Ice Rink, Christmas Train, Carousel, and trampolines.
Of course, your ticket also includes access to many live performances and fun festive programming.
Alvalade Christmas Market
Set along Avenida da Igreja, the Alvalade Christmas Market is another one of Lisbon’s most popular Christmas markets, with a series of wooden chalets selling handmade gifts, decorations, food, and more… plus a Santa’s House for kids to visit.
If you’re looking for indoor Christmas markets in Lisbon, then be sure to visit Natalis, which is a Christmassy trade fair that takes place for a few days during the festive season at Feira Internacional de Lisboa.
Here, you’ll find an array of creative and unique gifts to bring home to all your loved ones, as well as a varied showcase of Christmas decorations, products, and more from 180+ exhibitors.
Crafts and Design Market (Mercado Crafts and Design)
Set in one of Lisbon’s largest parks, Jardim da Estrela, you’ll find another noteworthy Lisbon market to check out during the holidays.
While not strictly a Christmas market, this monthly event is a great place to shop for unique, handmade gifts made with design in mind. If your goal is to find beautiful gifts that aren’t necessarily Christmassy, then this spot is a must-visit.
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