The best Rome Christmas Markets in 2022/2023
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.
Piazza Navona Christmas Market
1 December 2022 – 6 January 2023
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.
Cinecittà World Christmas Market
12 November 2022 – 8 January 2023
11am – 7pm
Cinecittà World – Via Irina Alberti
From November 12th to January 8th, 2023, the main street of the Christmas Village of Cinecittà World will be decorated with the wooden houses of the Christmas Market where artisans, shows, music and designer lights will be the protagonists of the most beautiful time of the year.
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.
Vintage Market: Giftland
2-3-4, 9-10-11, 16-17-18, 22-23 December 2022
10am – 8pm (Friday 5pm-9pm)
Ragusa Off – Via Tuscolana, 179
This is Rome’s biggest Christmas market, to be held for 11 days in December (2-3-4, 9-10-11, 16-17-18, 22 and 23) 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!
Bravura Bay: Craft and Vintage Market
4 & 18 December 2022
Condominio Marconi – via Enrico dal pozzo, 5
Bravura Bay is a space of artisans and passionate creatives that celebrate the unique and distinct. This artistic shopping destination, emergent from the shared vision of Derrick Jones Studio & Ellie’s Trade, was developed to highlight emerging talent as well as seasoned experts of their craft. It is a welcoming environment reminiscent of the days when travellers traded worldly treasures collected during their adventures on the high seas. Apparel, curio and adornments of design come together to offer you an exclusive and fully immersive solution to the artistic experience. Visit us and get to know the talent of Bravura Bay.
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Piazza Mazzini Christmas Fair Market
9am – 7.30pm
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.
URBAN BAZAR Pop-Up Christmas Market
3-4 December 2022
Micro Contemporary Art Gallery – Viale Giuseppe Mazzini, 1
An event dedicated to fashion, design & art with free entrance. An exhibition of contemporary Italian artists, works by Schifano, Angeli, Amodio, Caputo, Del Donno; products made in Italy formulated by experts in the cosmetic and pharmaceutical sectors; food offers, with products from Lazio; a selection of local and Italian independent brands, unique and customisable pieces, haute couture women’s clothing, designer accessories and free Armocromia counselling! All in the wide and bright spaces of the Micro Contemporary Art Gallery.
3-18 December 2022
entry fee: €10-13
Via della Batteria di Porta Furba, 29
Lots of food stands, selling candy floss, crepes, hot and yummy drinks, hot chocolate and sweets, tasty sandwiches and treats, and other Christmas classics. In the village which hosts this cosy little market, you can also hop on a merry-go-round, slide on an ice-skating rink, take part in a creative workshop and you can meet Santa! A perfect Christmas stop for children and families.
Japan Days Christmas Edition
10-11 December 2022
10am – 7.30pm
PratiBus District – Viale Angelico 52
Not only a Christmas market, but a full immersion in the Japanese world with more than 120 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!
11 December 2022
11am – 9pm
Lanificio 159 – Via di Pietralata, 159
Natalino, the Lanificio’s Christmas Market, returns. From 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. you will find on the three floors of the Lanificio: Christmas Market / Street Food / Music / Kids Lab / Cinema / Lounge Area.
Settevoci Christmas Market: Products and Live Music from Sicily
15 December 2022
Zalib – Via della Penitenza, 35
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. Their first stop is Rome; they will land in Trastevere on December 15 at Zalib (registration at the door is mandatory). 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.
17-18 December 2022
In the weekend of December 17 and 18, Trastevere will host Market Diffuso, a multi-location market organised by the group Roma Diffusa. From fashion, to handicraft, books and comic books, independent exhibitors will showcase and sell their products in the most iconic sites of the district, such as osteria, art galleries, bookshops while the streets will be filled with music and itinerant shows. A new exciting day out and the solution for the gifts you still have to make! Full programme coming out soon, check their website regularly.
Alcazar’s Christmas market
17-22 December 2022
10am – 9pm
Via Cardinal Merry del Val, 14 (Trastevere)
Get your dose of holiday shopping at 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 Christmas music, gospel, mulled wine and good cocktails.
Emergency Solidarity Christmas
25 November – 24 December 2022
Mon: 1pm-7pm; Tue-Sun: 11am-7pm
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.