Five places where to experience alternative Christmas markets in Bratislava

Find out where to go for original design, urban markets and vegan delicacies.

(Source: Sme)

Advent is mulled wine and roast sausage, but what is there for those who do not indulge in traditional pastimes and delicacies? Here are some unconventional events to enjoy in the capital before Christmas.

>>> Click here to read more about Bratislava’s traditional Christmas markets

1. Urban Market

Where: Gymnázium Grösslingová
When: December 6 - December 8 (Fri - Sun)

Design, fashion and art are the three buzzwords for this event taking place at one of Bratislava’s high schools, also known as Gamča. Urban Market will bring together Bratislava's independent artists, craftspeople and designers selling their works. Urban Market is a place for those who are tired of buying – and getting – socks for Christmas. Music fans will have the chance to enjoy a concert by the popular band Para, a jam session from Skúšobňa, and much more.

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