Switzerland Christmas Market Opening Dates 2023 | Confirmed Dates So Far

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When do Christmas markets open in Switzerland 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 Switzerland vary by town, city & region.

That’s why we created this page for you, so you can peep the opening dates for Switzerland’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!

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Christmas Market Opening Dates in Switzerland 2023

Here is a table summarizing the opening dates of Swiss Christmas markets for this year that we know of so far.

Let us know in the comments if you have any tips on updates!

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LocationChristmas Market Name2023 DatesOfficial WebsiteHotels
AarauWeihnachtsmarkt AarauNov 16 - Dec 23Official Website
AarbergChlouser-Märit AarbergDec 1 - 3Official Website
AarbergAarberg Leuchtet WeihnachtsmarktDec 2Official Website
AltdorfAltdorfer ChristkindlimarktDec 7 - 10Official Website
Appenzell«Chlösler» ChlausmarktDec 6Official Website
AppenzellChristchindlimarkt in AppenzellDec 9 - 10Official Website
ArbonArboner ChristkindlimarktDec 2Official Website
BaarBaar Christchindli-Märt Nov 25Official Website
Bad RagazWeihnachtsmarkt Bad RagazNov 25 - 26Official Website
Bad ZurzachWeihnachtsmarkt Bad Zurzach
Dec 9 - 10Official Website
BadenBadener AdventsmarktDec 9Official Website
BadenWeihnachtsmarkt Kirchplatz und Weite GasseDec 13Official Website
BalgachBalgacher WeihnachtsmarktDec 3Official Website
BaselWeihnachtsmarkt BaselNov 23 - Dec 23Official Website
BernBerner WeihnachtsmarktDec 1 - 23Official Website
BernWeihnachtsmarkt auf dem WaisenhausplatzDec 2 - 24Official Website
BielChristmas Market Biel
Dec 2 - 23Official Website
BlattenChristchindlimärt BlattenDec 4Official Website
BremgartenBremgarter Christchindli-MärtDec 1 - 4Official Website
BrienzWeihnachtsmarkts BrienzDec 2 - 3Official Website
BrissagoBrissago Christmas MarketDec 16Official Website
BruggBrugger WeihnachtsmarktDec 16 - 17Official Website
BrunnenWeihnachtsmarkt am See - BrunnenDec 1 - 3Official Website
BuchsChlausmarkt BuchsDec 1 - 3Official Website
BulleMarché de Noël de BulleDec 6 - 10Official Website
ChamChamer Wienachtsmärt Dec 8Official Website
Château ChillonChristmas in the CastleDec 2 - 3
Dec 9 - 10
Dec 16 - 17
Official Website
ChurChurer Weihnachtsmarkt
Nov 24 - 25Official Website
DielsdorfWeihnachtsmarkt und Gwerbler DielsdorfDec 9 - 10Official Website
DietlikonWeihnachtsmarkt und St. Niklaus-EinzugDec 1 - 3Official Website
DietlikonDietliker Weihnachtsmarkt
Dec 2Official Website
EnsiedelnEinsiedler WeihnachtsmarkDec 1 - 10Official Website
Estavayer-le-LacMarché de Noël d'Estavayer-le-LacDec 2 - 3Official Website
FribourgSt Nicholas CelebrationDec 2 - 3Official Website
FusioFusio Christmas MarketNov 25Official Website
GenevaNoël au Jardin GenèveNov 16 - Dec 24Official Website
GenevaMarché de Noël du Mont-Blanc
Dec 16 - 17Official Website
GruyèresMarché de Noël de GruyèresDec 8 - 10
Dec 15 - 17
Official Website
GordolaGordola Christmas MarketNov 26Official Website
GrenchenWeihnachtsmarkt GrenchenCancelledOfficial Website
HämikonHämikerberger WeihnachtsmarktNov 25 - 26Official Website
HochdorfWeihnachtsmärt Hochdorf
Dec 1 - 2Official Website
Dec 15 - 17Official Website
LausanneBô NoëlNov 17 - Dec 31Official Website
LenkLenker WeihnachtsmarktDec 9Official Website
LenzburgChlausmarkt LenzburgDec 14Official Website
LocarnoMercato di NataleDec 8Official Website
LosoneLosone Christmas MarketDec 3Official Website
LucerneSchweizerhof Christmas MarketNov 26
Dec 3
Dec 10
Official Website
LucerneLozärner Wiehnachtsmärt auf dem FranziskanerplatzDec 1 - 21Official Website
LucerneRudolfs WeihnachtDec 17 - 23Official Website
LucerneLuzerner HandwerksmarktDec 2
Dec 8 -10
Dec 16 - 17
Official Website
LuganoNatale in PiazzaDec 1 - Jan 7, 2023Official Website
MartignyMarché de Noël à MartignyDec 13 - 23Official Website
MontreuxMontreux NoëlNov 23 - Dec 24Official Website
MurWeihnachtsmarkt in MurDec 10Official Website
MuriMuri AdventsmarktNov 24Official Website
NeunkirchAdventsmarkt in Neunkirch
Nov 25Official Website
OrbeOrbe Christmas FairDec 3Official Website
RomontMarché de Noël de RomontNov 30 - Dec 3Official Website
Ronco s/ AsconaRonco s/ Ascona Christmas MarketDec 3Official Website
SaanenSaanen Christmas MarketDec 6
Dec 23
Official Website
SarnenSarner WeihnachtsmarktNov 29Official Website
SchaffhausenChlaus- und KunsthandwerkermarktDec 9 - 10Official Website
SeengenChristchindli-Märt Seengen
Dec 2Official Website
SoldunoSolduno Christmas MarketDec 10Official Website
SolothurnChlausemäret Solothurn
Dec 6 - 7Official Website
SpiezChlouse-Märit SpiezDec 2Official Website
St. GallenAdvent St Gallen: SternenstadtNov 30 - Dec 24Official Website
StansStanser Wiänachtsmärcht
Dec 9 - 10Official Website
ThunThuner WeihnachtsmarktDec 6 - 23Official Website
VerzascaVerzasca Christmas MarketDec 3Official Website
WillisauChristkindli Märt WillisauDec 8 - 10Official Website
WinterthurWinterthurer WeihnachtsmarktNov 23 - Dec 22Official Website
Yverdon-les-BainsArtysans Market at Yverdon Castle
Nov 4 - 5Official Website
ZurichChristkindlimarkt at Zurich Central Station
Nov 23 - Dec 24Official Website
ZurichZurich Viennese Village (Wienachtsdorf) at SechseläutenplatzNov 23 - Dec 22Official Website
ZurichZurich Münsterhof Christmas Market
Nov 24 - Dec 24Official Website
ZurichThe Werdmühleplatz Christmas Market & Singing Christmas Tree
Nov 24 - Dec 23Official Website
ZurichDörfli Weinachtsmarkt im Niederdorf
Nov 24 - Dec 23Official Website

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