Looking for a Spanish destination that celebrates Christmas in style? Be sure to add Valencia to your list.
Every year, the Valencia Christmas Market scene delights locals and visitors alike with a series of exciting Christmas events and markets that offer plenty of amazing opportunities to buy the perfect gift.
So if you’re currently planning your own trip, or simply curious about what Valencia Christmas Market is like, then we’re here to help.
Read on for an overview of Valencia 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!
Valencia Christmas Market Dates
The opening dates for Valencia’s various Christmas markets vary depending on the market. Here are the dates that have been confirmed so far for this year:
- Muestra de artesanía del Mercado de Colón: December 15, 2022 – January 5, 2023
- Ho Ho Ho! Nadal Market: December 22, 2022 – January 5, 2023
Valencia Christmas Market 2022 Hotels
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Valencia Christmas Market Locations
You can typically find Christmas market stalls in Valencia at various locations around the city. Here are some of the top Valencia Christmas markets to put on your list.
La Feria de Artesanía de Navidad (Christmas Artisan Fair)
Hosted in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento, La Feria de Artesanía de Navidad (or Christmas Artisan Fair) is one of the top Christmas markets in the city, with a myriad of wooden stalls selling all kinds of handmade gifts and souvenirs.
Muestra de artesanía del Mercado de Colón (Christmas Handicrafts Show at Colón Market)
Another prominent Valencia Christmas Market is the one that takes place at Colón Market.
While this artisans’ market has several events throughout the year, their Christmas edition is perhaps the most spectacular, with an assortment of amazing local crafts on display (from ceramics and jewelry to glass work and toys), with the beautiful Art Nouveau backdrop of Colón Market fully dressed for the holidays.
Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències (City of Arts and Sciences) Christmas Market
One of Valencia’s most iconic spaces is also home to a unique Christmas market, complete with 30+ craft stalls, Christmas workshops, puppet theater, and tasty food trucks.
Ho Ho Ho! Nadal Market (Ho Ho Ho! Christmas Market)
Held at the Mercado de Tapinería, this Christmas market bills itself as the most original and creative in the city, with a wide selection of unusual and special gifts to browse from local artisans.
Official Valencia Christmas Market Website
For the most up-to-date information and announcements, be sure to visit the official Valencia tourism website.
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