Ultimate Guide To 7 Free New Year And Christmas Markets In Minsk

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – time to get searching for those perfect Christmas gifts for your loved ones and we know where to find them! Check out these 7 loveliest New Year markets and Christmas fairs in Minsk.

The New Year’s Market 

One can find snowy Christmas trees, sparkling accessories, foodie treats, loads of souvenirs and calendars at the market in the Galleria Minsk shopping centre.

For those who love sweets but take care of their health the ecological project Pasternak prepared tasty vegetarian food, desserts and oriental sweets.

It’s also great for kids: among other attractions, the market has a special zone with educational furniture and toys.

Where: at Galleria Minsk shopping centre (Prospekt Pobediteley 9)

When: on 20-31 December from 10am to 10pm

Tajamnicy Majsterstva

Expect handmade gifts from local retailers, presentations of creative projects and artists’ performances.

You are likely to see a bunch of master classes, mind that the participants will be given a 10% discount for attending them.

Where: at E-City shopping center (Ulitsa Denisovskaya 8)

Central Fashion Market

At first glance one can think that it is an ordinary market with clothes. Don’t jump to conclusions too fast.

Besides fashonable evening dresses and suits, one may expect seasonal toys, candles, clothes and souvenirs on offer.

Where: at Palace of Arts (Ulitsa Kozlova 3)

When: on 16-17 December

Minsk Christmas Festival

Up to 20 wooden huts where one can find a variety of oriental sweets, souvenirs, Christmas trees and honey will be waiting for you in the city centre.

If you get hungry walking along the trading rows, you can help yourself with festive hot potato pancakes, barbecue, shawarma, mulled wine, tea and coffee.

Where: near the Minsk Sports Palace (Prospekt Pobediteley)

When: 15 December – 10 January from 12am to 9pm

When: on 23-24 and 29-30 December from 10am to 8pm

Big Fashion Market

For those who decided to meet the long-awaited holidays at home with family and friends, this is a perfect place to find a festive and trendy outfit.

Usually more than 100 Belarusian designers of clothes and accessories gather at the market, so it will be a big problem to leave it empty-handed.

Where: at Metropol shopping mall (Ulitsa Nemiga 5)

When: on 16-17, 29-30 December

Navagodni Kirmash

Are you a sweet tooth? This market is your personal paradise then!

Cakes, desserts, sweets and honey tasting that will help you to keep the wintry chill at bay.

Unique homeware for women, gorgeous dresses and vintage accessories can be found on the second floor of the same building.

Where: at Palace of Arts (Ulitsa Kozlova 3)

When: on 21-30 December

Grani Talanta

The fair definitely lives up to its name. Souvenirs, gifts and handmade accessories will be sold at the fair.

Where: at Expobel Mall (Miroshnichenko and Minsk Beltway crossing)

When: on 23-24 December from 11am to 7pm

Source: CityDog.by