If you’re looking for a gorgeous Christmas market in Europe that’s a bit more off-the-beaten path, the Ljubljana Christmas Market (AKA Ljubljana Holiday Fair) is a delightful gem in Slovenia that’s well worth a visit.
Every year during the Advent season, Ljubljana becomes a magical wonderland of twinkling lights and free programming, with market stalls set in front of the city’s most scenic backdrops.
In the past, free attractions have included a ‘Land of Ice’, filled with amazing ice sculptures, a ‘Magical Forest’ with free workshops, and a variety of free concerts around the city.
So whether you’re currently planning your own trip, or simply curious about what Ljubljana Christmas Market is like, then we’re here to help.
Read on for an overview of Ljubljana Christmas Market, 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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Ljubljana Christmas Market Dates
2023 Dates TBA
Ljubljana Christmas Market Locations
You can typically find Christmas market stalls in Ljubljana around the city centre. In years’ past, stalls have been placed at:
- Cankarjevem nabrežju
- Kongresnem trgu (Congress Square)
- Prešernovem trgu (Prešeren Square)
- Gallusovem nabrežju
There are also other free festivities around town, including Christmas light and tree displays up at Ljubljana Castle.
Ljubljana Christmas Market 2023 Hotels
Looking for a place to stay nearby while you visit Christmas markets? Here are some recommendations:
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Official Ljubljana Christmas Market Website
For the most up-to-date information and announcements, be sure to visit the official Ljubljana tourism page.
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