Christmas Markets Antwerp 2017: 9th December 2017 - 7th January 2018

Antwerp makes for a wonderful Belgian themed Christmas getaway and represents the perfect excuse to discover somewhere a little different in the Flanders region. From the Groenplaats through the Handschoenmarkt and the Grote Markt to the Steenplein square. All are transformed into a wonderful Christmas market each season offering an array of crafts, decorations and gourmet treats including the obligatory mulled wine.

It also boasts an impressive 1200m2 ice skating rink over looking the River Scheldt. The little ones won't have to make their way between the legs of adult skaters, since a safe child rink has been provided for them.

    Interesting facts:
  • 95 winter stalls
  • The romantic ferris wheel is 55m tall
  • There's a miniature golf course and an exhilarating tubing run

    Dates and Times to add to your diary:
  • Monday to Thursday: from 12.00 PM to 09.00 PM
  • Friday: from 12.00 PM to 11.00 PM
  • Saturday: from 11.00 PM to 11.00 PM
  • Sunday: from 11.00 PM to 11.00 PM

  • 24/12 and 31/12: from 12.00 PM to 06.00 PM
  • 25/12: from 11.00 AM to 09.00 PM
  • 1/1: from 11.00 AM to 09.00 PM

09/12: Opening ceremony
Each year the opening party welcomes 100,000 spectators

31/12: New Year's Eve fireworks on the river Scheldt
Bring in the New Year with a bang

Please note: dates may be subject to change and should be checked before travelling.

If you miss this year's Christmas Markets then you can plan for the year after:
Saturday 8/12/2018 until Sunday 6/1/2019

Prices shown below are per person including Eurostar or Eurotunnel travel, at selected times, based on two adults sharing one room on bed and breakfast basis (unless stated otherwise). For other party sizes and durations, please use our City Break Search panel.