7 Christmas markets to visit in Goa

Head to these Goan markets to feel the merriest of vibes during Christmas

During Christmas, everyone feels like decking up the good vibes around. From loaded Christmas trees to bright colourful lights, everything is so festive and fun. If you are in Goa at that time and wish to soak in the goodness, make sure to visit these markets which are both colourful and winter-full:

Calangute Bazaar for the best merchandise 

The Calangute market square is one of the most frequented spots. It has everything and anything under the sun, from clothes to decor and accessories. Although the bargain’s tough but not impossible, so head here for the best Christmas merchandise this year.

Arpora Night Market for shopping and eating 

At this market, you can shop, eat and enjoy. Loads of visitors come here every Saturday to steal deals and quirky things. During Christmas, this market has an aesthetic, visual and gastronomic appeal. Come here for Christmas flavours and even if you shop or not, this is once in a lifetime experience.

Anjuna Flea Market for the vibe

Anjuna Flea Market was started more than 30 years ago by hippies who were trying to raise funds for their extended stay. Who knew it would go for so long that its vibes are still evident in Goa? During Christmas times, this market transforms into a complete funfest and gets all things Christmasy for you. If nothing, a visit to this market will give you an undiscovered shade of Christmas celebrations in Goa.

Margao Market for an authentic Goan feast

This market will offer you a perfect Goan feast apart from serving the best authentic gastronomic flavours for you on Christmas. It is surely one of the best places to be. From aromatic spices to the freshest of ingredients, head here for local delicacies and appetisers.

Friday Market, Mapusa for the celebrations

Another major tourist magnet, the Friday Market at Mapusa is a one stop shop for Christmas celebrations in the city. You can get the best local produce, organic veggies and fruits, handmade merchandise and what not. This one is certainly on the do not miss list.

Makies Night Market – a shoppers haven

From junk and rustic jewellery to cool clothes for the festive look, this market is best for your personal shopping or if you want to buy Christmas gifts for your loved ones.

Arambol Street Market for the cheerful aura

Known to be the best flea market experiences of Goa, this market not only sells cheerful Christmas decor but offers a unique aura that locals, tourists and wanderers cannot get enough of.

Gurpreet Kaur

An entertainment and lifestyle journalist with a perennial hunger for all nice things in life. When she is not writing in her favourite coffee spot, she spends her time socialising with people or exploring different cities. An ardent animal lover, she likes to spend her Sunday afternoons with her furry friends.
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