Christmas Markets in Rome 2023

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The best Rome Christmas Markets in 2023/2024

With the Christmas season in full-swing and the Eternal City already illuminated in festive displays, what better time to sip some mulled wine and pick up some eclectic gifts at one of the many markets happening this month in Rome. Check out our favorites here.

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Piazza Navona Christmas Market

1 December 2023 – 6 January 2024

Christmas Markets in Rome

The historic and traditional Christmas market in Piazza Navona is back! Wander through the grandiose Piazza Navona as you stop between local vendors offering sweets, chestnuts, artisanal crafts and artwork. You are sure to be entertained by the festive holiday rides, nativity scene and live performers, all of which are surrounding the architectural beauty of Bernini’s Quattro Fiumi, Saint Agnese Church, and Palazzo Pamphili.

Giftland: the city of the gift

2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 16 and 17 December 2023
10am – 8pm

Ragusa Off – Via Tuscolana, 179


This is Rome’s biggest Christmas market, to be held for 7 days in December (2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 16 and 17) at the Ex Deposito Atac in Piazza Ragusa (entrance Via Tuscolana 179). With new exhibitors every day, this market provides visitors with all sorts of gift ideas: local crafts, arts and illustrations, vinyl and books, home décor, clothing, toys, organic cosmetics, Christmas decorations, plants and flowers… Plus, dozens of live activities, such as gigs, and spaces dedicated to children, food and beverage – with mulled wine, chocolates, pandoro, panettone, biscuits and all the other Christmas classics! 

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Cinecittà World Christmas Market

until 7 January 2024
11am – 7pm

Cinecittà World – Via Irina Alberti


From November 11, 2023, to January 7, 2024, Cinecittà World theme park transforms for two months into a magical Christmas Village amidst illuminated paths, sparkling lights, festive decorations, Christmas shows, Christmas markets brimming with gift ideas, unique handicrafts, and plenty of fun for friends and families with 12 themed attractions. Enjoy the Christmas atmosphere, tasting the flavors of a traditional cup of Vin Brulé or hot chocolate, chestnuts and fried donuts, and explore all the exhibitors’ desks to buy the perfect gift to put under the Christmas tree. During the weekends of December 2-3 and 8-9-10, Christmas at Cinecittà World is further enriched with the Digital Circus in Wonderland show.


Il Natale a Roma

1-26 December 2023

Passeggiata del Giappone – Viale America al laghetto dell’Eur


From December 1st to 26th, at the EUR lake, a Christmas village of 8,500 square meters arrives, featuring over 100 exhibitors, street food, traditional products, and sweets. There will also be a covered ice rink (open until January 6th), a huge Santa Claus Igloo, and lots of fun.

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CityLab Christmas Market

4 – 23 December 2023

CityLab 971 – Via Salaria, 971

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At CityLab 971, immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere with hundreds of stalls offering a delightful array of sweets and culinary delights, festive tree decorations, toys, and unique items. Enjoy the lively ambiance within a spacious 20,000 sqm area, indulge in delicious food and beverages, take shelter in indoor hangars, and bask in the festive spirit in the expansive outdoor area. Experience the magic of Christmas with enchanting decorations, twinkling lights, and captivating shows and projections.

Ficus al massimo “Christmas Edition”

9, 10, 16, 17 December 2023

Garum Museo e Biblioteca della cucina – Via dei Cerchi, 87

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Artisans from all over Italy will showcase their creations at the Garum Museo e Biblioteca della cucina, a special place near the Circus Maximus in Rome. Here, surrounded by ancient artifacts, visitors can explore more than 1,000 carefully crafted gift ideas. The venue will be filled with a magical atmosphere, featuring soft lights and the delightful scents of ginger and cinnamon. This unique market in the heart of Rome brings together handmade products, design items, plants, flower arrangements, illustrations, and luxury vintage goods.

Piazza Mazzini Christmas Fair Market

1-30 December 2023
9am – 7.30pm

Piazza Mazzini

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This year-round vintage market gets into the holiday cheer as it transforms into a Christmas Fair. Discover a range of unique, vintage Christmas crafts, gifts, decorations and more.

Roma Diffusa – Christmas do it yourself

16-17 December 2023

Various locations

Christmas Markets in Rome

Following the tremendous success of the September edition, Roma Diffusa makes a comeback on December 16 and 17, presenting an innovative Christmas experience. The holiday theme is “Christmas do it yourself.” In partnership with Roma Capitale, the initiative features over 50 creative workshops and labs spread across the city. From ceramics and crochet to floral design, illustration, watercolor, leatherwork, and beyond, these workshops, hosted in both historical and contemporary venues, will lead you through crafting your Christmas gifts in just a few hours. Read the program here.

Japan Days Christmas Edition

9-10 December 2023
10am – 7.30pm

Atlantico Live – Viale dell’Oceano Atlantico, 271D


The Christmas edition of Japan Days lands at the Eur District for the first time. Not only a Christmas market, but a full immersion in the Japanese world with more than 100 exhibitors selling traditional kimono, typical Japanese food, comics and bonsai. Live a full immersion in the oriental side of the world through workshops for children, a wellness area and a game corner: you will feel as if you were in Japan!

Emergency Solidarity Christmas

25 November – 24 December 2023
Mon: 1pm-7.30pm; Tue-Sun: 11am-7.30pm

Infopoint Emergency Roma, Via IV Novembre 157/B


If this Christmas you want to help those less fortunate than you, you can visit the Emergency’s Negozio di Natale: the solidarity market that will open inside the Emergency Infopoint, from November 25th to December 24th. Many gift ideas marked with the Emergency logo: t-shirts, agendas and calendars, notebooks, baskets filled with chocolate, biscuits and teas, and also a lot of handcrafts products coming from poor countries. The funds raised from the sale of the products will be used to support all Emergency projects.

December Delights

16-17 December 2023

L.go Benedetto Marcello, 220 (Parioli)

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Saturday, December 16th, and Sunday, December 17th, experience the Christmas atmosphere at The Hoxton Rome! From 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, the hotel lobby will transform into an interactive Christmas market, where you can discover the best of local food and wine products, immerse yourself in a festive atmosphere, and find inspiration for unique gifts! Featured producers include Casa Manfredi for baked goods, Erzinio for Ciociarian cured meats, Agnoni for pickled products, Biolà for dairy products, Le Caves de Pyrene for natural wines, and Frida’s Porta Pia for Christmas-themed floral decorations.

Merkat*: Alcazar’s Christmas Market

16-19 December 2023
10am-8pm (16 Dec) / 10am-7pm (17 Dec ) /11am-9pm (18/19 Dec)

Via Cardinal Merry del Val, 14 (Trastevere)


Get your dose of holiday shopping at Merkat*: Alcazar’s Christmas Market — the market in Trastevere that promotes quality and creativity. Taking place at Alcazar Live, an ex-movie theater in Trastevere, the market showcases made-in-Italy design and artisan objects, emerging talents, collectors’ favorites, vintage items, fashion and craftwork. All accompanied by brunch, aperitivo and a lot of music.

Settevoci Christmas Market: Products and Live Music from Sicily

21-22 December 2023
From 8pm

Via Galeazzo Alessi 96/98


Setteovoci is a Sicily-based cooperative project, run by a heterogenous group of friends and artists, dedicated to cultural promotion, arts and the production of eco-sustainable food and cosmetics. This Christmas, Settevoci will leave the feet of the volcano, Etna to embark on a tour throughout Italy to share the products of their art and their land. One of their stops is in Rome on December 21-22. Don’t miss this opportunity: olive oil, jams, creams, stock cubes, herbal teas, but also cosmetics, essential oils, clothing, and more. Plus, live music, with electronic and jazzy vibes as you browse through.

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