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Chicago Christmas Markets

Chicago, Illinois, United States. Author J. Crocker. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Christmas in Chicago is always something special. Winters are cold and snowy with few sunny days, so the city has a classic Christmas climate! Christmas in Chicago offers many activities to follow: the Christmas season begins with the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, then a succession of dazzling lights, decorations, shop windows richly illuminated and decorated, skating rinks ice and Christmas markets. Here is a ...

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Baltimore Christmas Markets

Christmas Village in Baltimore

The city of Baltimore is located along the coast of the state of Maryland just north-east of Washington and to the southwest of Philadelphia. Set in the magnificent Cheasapeake Bay, the city of Baltimore has the charm of the small provincial town combined with cutting-edge facilities and services of a big city. The city is linked to the sea – is ...

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Philadelphia Christmas Markets

Christmas Village in Philadelphia

The city of Philadelphia was founded in 1682 by William Penn at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers. However, this area had been colonized by the Swedes and the Dutch, they fought for the control of the Delaware Valley between 1623 and 1655. The Dutch in 1655 conquered the Swedish territories. The English conquered the Dutch colony in 1664. The start of ...

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California Christmas Markets

Cambria Christmas Market

Not many are the Christmas markets in European style taking place in California. Among the more the visited is undoubtedly the Cambria Christmas market, Cambria is a town located along the California coast about halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. In the city of San Francisco you can visit the Great Dickens Christmas Fair where you can go back to the atmosphere ...

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New York Christmas Markets

New York, United States. Author Melbow Marie P. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Christmas in New York is always something special. The city is full of lights like never before. There are several ice skating rinks and many Christmas trees covered with lights and Christmas decorations. All of the larger shopping centers and the most important commercial streets of the city are adorned with Christmas lights. Many shop windows are competing to have the most ...

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Toronto Christmas Market

Toronto Christmas Market, Toronto, Canada

The Toronto Christmas market is held in the historic Distillery District – located to the east of the city center (Downtown Toronto). This area was designated in 1988 as a National Historic Site of Canada. There are many historic buildings, some of which dating back to Victorian era, they were part of the former Gooderham and Worts Distillery. The Gooderham ...

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Dublin Christmas Markets

Dublin, Ireland. Author Trevah. No Copyright

Dublin, Ireland’s capital, is located along the island’s east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey. The city was founded around the tenth century by the Vikings and Celts. Its location was strategically situated as a good natural port to Britain. Since the Middle Ages the town became the political, economic and cultural center of Ireland. Dublin does not have ...

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Paris Christmas Markets

Trocadero Christmas Market, Paris, France. Author Dalbera. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The city of Paris welcomes – during Christmas – tourists and visitors superbly with thousands of lights and ornaments, more than 125 squares and streets are lit up and decorated with streamers, garlands, lights of all kinds, Christmas trees and multi-colored Christmas balls. Among the most beautiful lighting there are those of the Champs Elysees, Montmartre, Boulevard Saint-Germain, rue de Richelieu, Place Vendome, Forum des ...

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Bruges Christmas Markets

Sint-Salvatorskathedraal, Bruges, Belgium. Author Tony Grist. No Copyright

Bruges is probably together with Ghent the most beautiful city in Belgium, also called the “Venice of the North”, it has a beautiful historical center, rich in valuable buildings of medieval origin and which was included in 2000 within the World Heritage Site of UNESCO. Bruges was an important market town since the twelfth century, in particular, there were traded fabrics, ...

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London Christmas Markets

Leadenhall Market, London, United Kingdom. Author Herry Lawford. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

London is a city rich in all types of markets in all periods of the year, of course during Christmas there are plenty of classic Christmas markets, among the most popular are the  traditional German Christmas Market in Southbank and Hyde Park. LONDON CHRISTMAS MARKETS Dates of Christmas Markets 2017: November – 24 December 2017/ 8 January 2018 Southbank Winter Festival. ...

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