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Christmas is Fast Approaching!

Christmas lights are being put up in and around Debrecen. In Jozsa for instance, – which is a popular suburb to the north of the city, the lights were up by the middle of October.

What to Do in Debrecen in Winter?

Debrecen in Winter

The of the best things about Debrecen is that many of the top things to do in the summer are even better in winter. You can do them all year round making Debrecen a great destination all year round.

Hungarian Christmas – Gastronomy

While advent begins at the end of November or the beginning of December, in Hungary Christmas really begins for children on the 6th December, this is because it is (Mikulás-nap) St.Nicholas day, the day when Santa visits Children throughout Hungary.

Hungarian Christmas traditions

Christmas Traditions Hungary

In Hungary, the Christmas season begins with Advent at either the end of November or the beginning of December, a time waiting for the Lord.

Debrecen Advent Fair Programs – Details

Advent Debrecen

The Debrecen Advent Fair opened at Kossuth Square and Piac Street on November 23rd, providing a cosy community space with vendors supplying unique handmade products, irresistible delicacies and soul-warming hot drinks.

Debrecen Advent Fair Opens at Kossuth Square

advent fair

Debrecen celebrates Advent with lighting the candles of the Christmas tree of the city each year. Games, candle-lighting and Advent Church concerts at the Reformed Great Church await those celebrating together on the city’s main square. The Debrecen Advent Fair (Christmas Market) opens at Kossuth Square and Piac Street on November 23, offering a cozy