Christmas Fair

Market stalls of all kinds in the squares and streets of the city centre

From 8 December to 6 January

There are things that cannot be missing, when it comes to Christmas in Padua, and the Christmas Fair is definitely one of these!

Also this year, as usual, some of the city’s main squares will be the setting for markets stalls where to find items of all kinds, from books to groceries, from purely Christmas decorations to clothing.

The Christmas stalls will be located in Piazza Duomo, Frutti, Erbe, Signori, Via Cesare Battisti, Via Marsilio da Padova, Via Oberdan, Via Risorgimento and Via Santa Lucia.

Take the opportunity to stroll through some of Padua’s symbolic places and admire the city’s squares and streets dressed up for the occasion, while choosing unique Christmas gifts!

Here are the opening times of the markets:

everyday: compulsary from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m, optional until 10 p.m.

25 December and 1 January: optional opening for food stands. The opening time will be chosen by each retailer in the time slot 9 a.m. – Midnight

26 December: optional opening

The event is organised by the Municipality of Padua, SUAP department. To get more details, please send an email to

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