Enjoy free Hungarian folk concerts in Budapest on Vorosmarty Square Christmas Market. Most of the concerts take place in the evening at the Xmas Fair, please check the dates and hours below.
Looking for a truly fantastic and spectacular festive experience in Hungary where Hungarian folk bands give free concerts? Look no further than the beautiful, renowned Budapest Budapest Christmas Market on Vorosmarty Square.
Each year the centre of Budapest is transformed into a magical Christmas shopper’s paradise full of market stalls, unique, handmade Christmas gifts, while the air is filled with the lovely smell of cinnamon pastries, sausages and mulled wine.
Soak up the Budapest Christmas sights and lights, listen to the free concerts near Cafe Gerbeaud, try some delicious warm street foods as you wander around this lovely market in the city centre of Budapest.
There are many free entertainments at the market too, with several folk concerts late afternoon or evenings, even on weekdays.
Dates of Free Hungarian Folk Concerts
The dates below are for the year 2016 Budapest Christmas market on Vorosmarty Square, in District V Budapest:
25 November, 8 pm: Dromara band (Gypsy folk music)
26 November, 7 pm: Viki Havay and the Wooden Dog Band
27 November, 2 pm: Bubabal (children’s folk dance house)
27 November, 8 pm: Dobroda Folk Band
4 December, 9 pm: Eszterlanc Folk Band
5 December, 5 pm: Folka MokaFolk Band
9 December, 7 pm: Viki Havay and the Wooden Dog Band
10 December,11 am and 2 pm: Nagykun Folk Dance Band
10 December, 6 pm: Csangallo Folk Band
11 December, 2 pm: Bubabal(children’s folk dance house)
11 December, 6 pm: Dobroda Folk Band
12 December, 7 pm: Budafolk Folk Band
13 December, 7 pm: Eszterlanc Folk Band
14 December, 7 pm: Roma Hungaricum Folk Band
16 December, 8 pm: Dromara Folk Band
18 December, 6 pm: Dobroda Folk Band
19 December, 5 pm: Folka Moka Folk Band
19 December, 7 pm: Budafolk Folk Band
22 December, 7 pm: Viki Havay and the Wooden Dog Folk Band
25 December, 2 pm: Bubabal Folk Dance House (children’ dance house)
26 December, 7 pm: Bekas Folk Band
27 December, 6 pm: Bekas Folk Band
Don’t forget that Budapest has plenty to offer apart from the Christmas Markets too, including beautiful buildings, UNESCO world heritage sites on both sides of River Danube, stunning architecture, and world-famous natural thermal baths in Budapest where you can soak during the cold winter days.