Christmas Market Bari

Updated at: 25-03-2024

Christmas Market Bari

Bari is one of the most beautiful and visited cities in Puglia throughout the year. During the Christmas period, Bari becomes particularly beautiful, with many lights, decorations throughout the city and Christmas markets. After the hiatus caused by covid19, this year Bari is ready for a Christmas 2022 full of news and events.

Calendar of Christmas markets and events 2022 in Bari

Christmas markets 2022 in Bari: the dates

The Christmas markets in Bari will take place from 6 December 2022 to 26 December 2022. You can visit the Christmas markets from 10.00 to 22.30; only for 23 December the Christmas markets in Bari will be open until 24:00.

In addition to the Christmas markets in Bari, you will find many other events until 6 January 2022.

While waiting for the big events, you will already find a tree of lights in Largo Giannella.

Christmas in Bari will be inaugurated on 6 December 2022, the day of St. Nicholas, patron saint of Bari. The large 14-meter tree will be lit in Piazza del Ferrarese. There will be a lighting show every evening from 8 December 2022 until 26 December 2022, Boxing Day.

day of St. Nicholas, patron saint of Bari

In addition to the Christmas markets in Bari you will find many other initiatives: a garden of lights in Piazza del Ferrara; an illuminated tree 14 meters high; a stage that will host the various events for the entire Christmas period 2022, music and light shows.

Until January 9, 2022, inside the civic museum, the San Nicolo created with legos will be exhibited. Sixty thousand lego bricks. Work created by Riccardo Zangelmi. The exhibition is entitled "a brik for Nick".

The village of Santa Claus will be set up in Piazza Umberta. Here you can also find the Ferris wheel. 

Christmas 2022: Santa Claus Village in Bari

In Piazza Umberto, Wednesday 8 December 2022, there will be the inauguration of the Santa Claus Village. You can visit Santa Claus village every day from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm, and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 am. Children will have the opportunity to meet Santa until January 6, 2022. Every day inside the Santa Claus Village will be organized readings for children, theater shows, film screenings and much more.

On December 10, 2022 at 5:00 pm, the special guest will be Giovanni Muciaccia, presenter of Art Attack. Giovanni Muciaccia will hold a small show in which he will explain one of his attacks of his art of him. In order to participate in these events it will be necessary to book through the site.

Where to find the 2022 Christmas markets in Bari

This year the 2022 Christmas markets will be set up on the "Muraglia". It will be wonderful to breathe the Christmas air while walking through the various markets and admiring the sea landscape.

In particular, you will find 20 Christmas houses between Piazza del Ferrarese and Fortino di Sant’Antonio. Moving towards Piazza Mercantile you will find 10 other houses. Five houses are reserved for non-profit associations.

A downsizing of the markets will be assessed in the event of a worsening of the epidemiological health situation.

In the meantime, the "Waiting for Christmas" event will take place. Until 5 December, you will find many Christmas stands of some artisans from Puglia. These stands are exhibited along Corso Vittorio Emanuele.

What products can be found in the Christmas markets in Bari?

In the Christmas markets in Bari you will find many works of local craftsmanship, toys and many objects that you can buy, give or keep as a souvenir.

Art objects and works by local artisans will be exhibited, you can buy Christmas decorations, candles, nativity scenes, accessories, Apulian products and much more.

The stands will be used by artisans (including in the food sector), by direct growers of organic products or typical products, but also by voluntary and charitable associations.

The stalls of typical local food will be many and you will walk among the smells of roasted chestnuts, pettole and sgagliozze (typical Bari fried polenta).

Urban Christmas forest in Piazza del Ferrarese - Bari

An urban forest will be set up in Piazza del Ferrarese. Here you will find fir trees up to three meters high and other bushes illuminated by white lights. You will find a path inside the garden that will end at the large Christmas tree. Video projections and music are also provided.

Event in Bari 2022: The skating of Santas

The Santa Claus skating will take place on Sunday 19 December 2022 at 11:30 am. The tour will start from the "Pane e Pomodoro" beach and will last about 90 minutes. At the end of the tour, for those who want, we all stay together to eat something.

New Year's Eve 2022/2022 in Bari

This year in Bari, on New Year's Eve, there will be the great New Year's congerto at the Petruzzelli theater. The concert will be free, but only those who have a reinforced green pass and who have booked for the event will be able to access. Reservations can be made via the website, which will be announced in the next few days. The use of the mask during the event is mandatory. The concert will be broadcast live on channel 5.

Christmas markets in the province of Bari [updated 2022]

Locorotondo Christmas Markets 2022

The 2022 Christmas markets in Locorotondo will be on Sunday 28 November 2022 and Wednesday 8 December 2022.

After the lighting of the lights on November 13, 2022 in Locorotondo, there will be an extensive program of events until January 2022.

On November 21, 2022 you will be able to attend the concert of voices at the mother church at 8.30 pm. The Polyphonic Choir of Odegitria will sing the religious hymns. (free entry).

On 8 December 2022 at 5.00 pm in Piazza Vittorio Emanuele the exhibition of works will be inaugurated along an illuminated path in the historic center. (Free admission)

On 13 December 2022 you will be able to participate in the solemn mass which will be celebrated at 6.30 pm at the mother church.

On January 5, 2022, there will be a photographic exhibition depicting daily life starting from the 1900s. The exhibition will be held at 7.30 pm at Bazart in via Cavour 165. (free admission with reservation)

On 7 January 2022 there will be many street artists in the streets of Locorotondo

Christmas Markets in Triggiano 2022

On 4 and 5 December 2022 in Triggiano there will be Christmas markets, at the municipal villa from 18:00. There will also be street food, children's inflatables and santa Claus village. 

Christmas in the province of Bari 2022

The 2022 Christmas events in the province of Bari are:

City Event From To Location


by the C.S.A. srl

6 December 2022 8 December 2022 City Center
Ruvo di Puglia

Christmas in Trullolandia ALOS in ARTIST LIGHTS AND SOUNDS

by Bass Culture srl

7 December 2022 11 December 2022 City Center


by Congedo Culturarte srl 

16 December 2022 18 December 2022 Aia Piccola

Aerial dance show by Elisa Barucchieri

by the Locus Festival Association

19 December 2022 21 January 2022 City Center

Theater Cinema by Licia Lanera

by the Locus Festival Association

21 December 2022 23 December 2022 City Center

Concerts in Locorotondo with LOCUS MUSE

by the Locus Festival Association

22 December 2022 30 December 2022 City Center


by the Farinella Cultural Association

5 January 2022 6 January 2022 Almirante Par