Best Christmas Markets in Athens 

Serving some of the best street food in the capital and selling unique handmade gifts, here we’ve rounded up Athens’ best Christmas markets for 2023 – where you can eat, drink, shop and be merry!

Christmas Mood in Pedio tou Areos & Omonoia Square
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After strolling around the beautifully decorated Syntagma Square, make your way over to Pedio tou Areos and Omonoia Square where it’s also shining! Transformed into Christmas parks with open markets selling handcrafted gifts – here you will also have the opportunity to ice skate and enjoy plenty of cultural events that are held every day. At Omonoia Square you can admire the second-largest Christmas tree in Athens, with thousands of lights sparkling in one of the most beautifully renovated squares in the heart of the city.

Address: Pedio tou Areos & Omonoia Square

Μeet Market-Xmas Edition
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Get ready for 10 consecutive days of shopping, music, drinks, food, activities and meet-ups in the most festive of settings! This year over 200 “Made In Greece” brands will be showcased during the 10 days – including well-known designers and artisans, plus over 50 fresh faces that will be introducing themselves to Athens locals for the first time with their gorgeous items that are ideal for this time of year.

Entry: Free

Date & Time: Friday 8 – Sunday 17 December 2023
Weekdays 17:00 – 22:00 & Weekends 12:00 – 22:00

Address: Amaxostasio / Old Depot OSY, Ermou & Pireos, Athens


The Christmas Factory 2023
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For the most extravagant Christmas market event in Athens, look no further than the Christmas Factory, which is taking place for the tenth year at the Technopolis courtyard in Gazi. Games, gifts, an amusement park, an ice skating rink, musical acts, theatre performances, Christmas stories, and interactive workshops with dozens of elves will be there to greet visitors! This bright affair also features tasty Christmas market food and edible gifts, as well as a series of festive performances and programming, plus rides including a huge Ferris wheel.

Entry: €7-€17

Date & Time: 25 November- 6 January 10 am – 10 pm

Αddress: Technopolis, 100 Pireos and Voutadon, Gazi

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Christmas Street Food Village
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Just outside of the Galatsi Indoor Olympic Stadium, which happens to be home to the Athens Christmas Theater, you’ll find Athens’ first and only Christmas Street Food Village! Wonderfully set up with wooden chalets, here you’ll find sweet treats and great handmade gifts for Christmas. With international street food, as well as fun games for visitors of all ages, this is a great Christmas market to visit in Athens if you’re catching a show at the Christmas Theater.

Address: Leoforos Veikou 137, Galatsi