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Zagreb Christmas Market (Advent Zagreb) 2020-2021

The spirit of Advent and entertainment for the whole family in the central of medieval city

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Disclaimer: Due to COVID-19 concerns, many events might be canceled, postponed, or changed into limited versions, sometimes at very short notice. Please check with event organizers directly for the latest updates (view the "External Resources" section below).

Zagreb may not enjoy frost and snow in December, nevertheless, the city definitely demonstrates real Christmas atmosphere during this special time of the year. The range of goods and foods sold here can compete with the famous Christmas markets in Berlin.

Christmas tree on Jelacic Square (Trg Bana Josipa Jelacica) in Zagreb 2020
Christmas tree on Jelacic Square (Trg Bana Josipa Jelacica) in Zagreb
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Throughout the month of December, you can visit a festive fair and enjoy a diverse music and dance program in Zrinjevac Park and Ban Josip Jelačić Square. If you visit Tomićeva Street, you will be taken back into the 1950s with retro food and cultural program. And don't forget to try a delicious Croatian Christmas special—sweet Medenjaci cookies.

Zagreb Old Town 2020
Zagreb Old Town
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Take a stroll through European Square, a pedestrian area in the very center of Zagreb, featuring an atmospheric market with dozens of souvenir and Christmas decorations stalls. There is also plenty of delicious food and wine to choose from. In the evenings, the market is especially charming with colorful illumination and live music. Another great Christmas venue is the Ice Park on King Tomislav Square. An ice skating rink is surrounded by a Christmas fairy tale. The park also features holiday performances and music events.

Zagreb Christmas Market (Advent Zagreb) in Croatia - Best Season 2020
Christmas performance in the Upper Town of Zagreb 2020
Christmas performance in the Upper Town of Zagreb
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Fireworks seen from Zagreb's Gornji Grad (Upper Town) 2020
Fireworks seen from Zagreb's Gornji Grad (Upper Town)
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Christmas market food stalls at Gornji Grad (Upper Town), Zagreb 2020
Christmas market food stalls at Gornji Grad (Upper Town), Zagreb
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