Zagreb was voted the best Christmas market in Europe by European Best Destinations’ online poll (2016 and 2017).
For the past five years Zagreb has become one of the leading cities in Europe when it comes to pre-holiday manifestations. The popularity of Advent in Zagreb is proved by the fact that it it got an award for the Best Christmas Market two years in a row (in 2016 and 2017).
During the Advent season, Zagreb offers a variety of events that will satisfy even the most demanding visitors. Plenty of fun, excellent food, unique events, art, but also a genuine Christmas atmosphere, await you on the streets of Croatia’s capital.
The holiday atmosphere is particularly magical in the most famous park in Donji Grad – Zrinjevac.
The music programme features a month-long season of outdoor gigs and DJ. The main square, Zrinjevac, Europski Trg and the ‘Fuliranje’ at Srossmayerov Trg are the “Places to be”.
Ice Park on King Tomislav Square – A Christmas fairytale awaits you in one of Zagreb’s most beautiful parks – ice skating rink, selected food and beverages, as well as music events. This is the place to watch people skating and having fun. Visitors are encouraged to join in!
Stalls at the Zagreb Christmas market sell hand-made Croatian gifts and souvenirs. Take your pick of holiday favourites from gingerbread hearts and cookies to colourful decorations. Find a unique gift for someone back home like jewellery and souvenirs made by Zagreb’s craftsmen, artists, and manufacturers of traditional Croatian products.
Zagreb – Place to be in December