Budapest Spring Market 2023
Would you like to know more about the Spring market in Budapest, often referred to as the Budapest Easter market? Keep reading to find the dates for the market, its location, and everything else there is to know about this popular market in Budapest.
Budapest is well known for its beautiful Christmas Market with an incredible atmosphere at the Vörösmarty Tér in Budapest. But, have you ever visited the Easter market, also known as the Spring Market? We have to admit, things are a bit chaotic and there are several markets arranged using similar names. As a result, we will cover several markets in this article.
Maybe you have heard about the amazing Schönbrunn in Vienna was an annual Easter market is arranged? It is quite famous, and lots of people go there every year. But, did you know that the Easter market in Budapest is getting better and better? If you haven’t experienced it yet, now is the time!
Many people enjoy the Christmas markets because of the amazing lights, and the smells that spread so well in the cold air. Well, even though it is warmer and brighter during the annual Easter market (Spring Fair/Spring market), you can still experience awesome food, delightful smells, and lots of handicraft products if you visit the market.
The largest lines are always in front of the places where you can buy the traditional Chimney Cake, but you should also taste all the interesting food, and buy some hand-made products in the many stalls around the square.
Budapest Spring Market 2023 / Budapest Easter Market 2023
Dates: April 2, 2023 – April 16, 223
Location: Vörösmarty square
Dates: April 20, 2023 – May 2, 2023
Location: Városháza square.
As you can see, there are two different markets. The first market is at Vörösmarty Square, in the center of the city at the traditional location of the Christmas market. This can also be referred to as an Easter market considering that it is open before, during, and after Easter.
The second market is running together with the Spring Festival and is located a few hundred meters from Vörösmarty square.
How to get to the Easter market?
You can easily get to this market using the underground/metro. If you travel to the stop Deak Ferenc square (which is where three of the four metro lines intersect), you will get out of the metro and be at the location of the spring market at once.
If you are looking for a smaller market/fair, you will also find a similar Easter/Spring market next to the Allee Shopping Center on the Buda side, next to the end station of tram number 4. Here you can buy handmade clothes, bags, wallets, Palinka, wine, chimney cakes, and other small stuff.
As mentioned earlier, there is a very famous Spring market in Vienna by Schönbrunn. If you have a car and want to drive a lot, you can start your five-hour drive towards Prague (from Budapest) and experience the delightful Easter markets in Prague as well!
Check the following site for more information on what’s happening in Budapest.
Want to see more pictures from the Spring fair in Budapest?
Here you can see more beautiful pictures. All the pictures are made by BFTK (the organizers of the market).