Christmas in Hungary

Christmas Day in Hungary


Hungarians arrange a family gala dinner on the eve of Christmas (December 24), and they usually exchange gifts with each other. People finish their decorations by making Christmas tree at their homes.

Christmas Day 2022 = 25 December 2022

Huge Christmas trees are also set up in the main city squares across the country. It is customary to visit at relative’s house on December 25 and 26.



At Christmas, believers follow the tradition of serving only lanterns dishes on the table, and they must have an odd number (3, 5, 7 or 9). People usually serve signature carp dish that is cooked in a special way on Christmas.



On Christmas day, most of the people also visit at churches.

The festive table should must have a variety of meat and sweet dishes, On December 25 Christmas day.