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Christmas markets in Copenhagen

When Christmas time comes, some extra Christmas dust sprinkles over Copenhagen. Christmas garland hangs on Strøget in mid-November and you can smell mulled wine,'Æbleskiver' and almonds as well as hear Christmas music coming from the shops. For maximum Christmas mood you should view the lighting of the Christmas tree at the Town Hall Square on the first Sunday of Advent.

Copenhagen is buzzing with a cozy Christmas market, and there is little to beat the magical experience of walking from Christmas market to Christmas market and enjoying the unique Christmas atmosphere. The most famous Christmas market is perhaps in Tivoli, but the city offers many, many more...

Christmas in Tivoli Copenhagen
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Christmas in Tivoli, Copenhagen - Photo Credit: Lasse Salling

Christmas in Tivoli

Throughout the year, Tivoli is one of the biggest attractions in Copenhagen, and November and December are no exception. A visit to Tivoli's Christmas market has for many become part of the regular Christmas ritual. From November 19th to December 31st, 2023, the garden is decorated according to all the rules of art. Many thousands of Christmas lights, Christmas trees, Christmas balls, stalls that abound with unique Christmas gifts and Christmas goodies get you in a real Christmas mood.

The park is decorated with several lighting installations that give you great wow moments. Especially beautiful is the Christmas tree in front of Nimb that sparkles in all possible colors.

Christmas in Tivoli is a real Christmas adventure, full of pleasant Christmas surprises for the whole family.

Copenhagen Christmas market - Kongens Nytorv

Christmas at Kongens Nytorv and Nyhavn

Get a real Christmas experience in the historic setting at Kongens Nytorv. Enjoy the sight of the wonderful decoration of Hotel D'Angleterre and Magasin and feel the atmosphere of the old days.

Nyhavn Christmas market offers many Christmas temptations as well as free music and entertainment. Along the canal there is a big variety of decorated stalls where you are tempted with dutch pancakes, mulled wine and other Christmas goodies as well as gift ideas. You can also join Carlsberg's old-fashioned horse and carriage.

Copenhagen Christmas market - Højbro Plads

Christmas at Højbro Plads

The Christmas market at Højbro Plads offers everything from German cakes, Italian cheeses, chocolates, coffee, sausages and of course mulled wine and dutch pancakes.
Among the more than 280,000 Christmas lights, reindeer and Christmas trees you will find Christmas gifts such as: glass art, jewelry, Christmas decorations and leather hats.

Copenhagen Christmas market - Christiania

Christmas market in Christiania

The Christmas market in Christiania has been held since the 70s, and now you can experience it in the Gray Hall. There is a market offering exciting selection of crafts - home-made jewelry, mirrors, iron candlesticks, lamps, watches, clothing and much more. Enjoy the diversity and the special and exotic atmosphere this Christmas market offers.

Copenhagen Christmas market - HC Andersen's Christmas Market

Christmas at H.C. Andersens market

HC Andersen's Christmas market is located in Nytorv, Strøget. This Christmas market has a whole city of experiences and here you will find everything from sweets, cakes, mulled wine and dutch pancakes as well as hats, mittens, glasses and other gift ideas to put under the Christmas tree. In addition, there is unique entertainment, and of course you get the opportunity to meet both Santa and HC Andersen himself.

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Christmas in Zoo

Even Zoo dishes up a magical Christmas atmosphere - both old and new buildings are decorated with atmospheric candles lit by Santa Claus on 19 November.

In the Christmas workshop, children can decorate honey hearts, cut a polar bear Christmas heart and make other wonderful Christmas gifts. In the Zoo you will also find beautiful Christmas stalls with Christmas treats. You can experience Christmas in the Zoo in the period from 27 November 2021 - 2 January 2022.

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